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$1.1 BILLION: Mega Millions jackpot now the eighth-largest in history
Powerball jackpot simultaneously offers massive wealth By Todd Northrop For the eighth time in history a lottery jackpot has grown to more than a billion dollars. Last night nobody won the Mega Millions multi-state lottery drawing, triggering another jackpot rollover that created a Tuesday jackpot estimated at $1.1 billion with a cash value of $525.8 million. Based on past multi-state lottery jackpots, that estimate may get a lot bigger by the time the drawing kicks off Tuesday n
Mar 23, 2024, 8:31 am - Todd - Lottery News

$910 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot making another historic run
Cash value worth nearly a half-billion dollars By Todd Northrop Just six months after Mega Millions delivered a $1.35 billion jackpot to one ticket sold in Maine, the multi-state lottery game came roaring back with a jackpot to be drawn Friday that is also nearing the $1 billion mark. When nobody won Tuesday night's $820 million grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $910 million the largest since a January 13, 2023 $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot was claimed
Jul 26, 2023, 6:53 am - Todd - Lottery News

One New Jersey ticket is sole winner of $1.13 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Largest lottery jackpot ever won in the Garden State Updated with retailer that sold the winning ticket By Todd Northrop After a run of 30 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 31st drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions game produced a single $1.13 billion winner last night when one lottery ticket sold in New Jersey matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. It was the 10th time a lottery jackpot had grown to more than $1 billion, and the ninth time a single ticket won $1
Mar 27, 2024, 7:18 am - Todd - Lottery News

$975 MILLION: Massive Powerball jackpot increases again
Easter sales dip might be holding it back By Todd Northrop The near-billion-dollar Powerball jackpot grew again last night, but perhaps not as much as it would have if this weren't Easter weekend. The latest increase of the current lengthy Powerball jackpot run comes after nobody won last night's drawing, sending the Monday jackpot ever closer to heights that once seemed unattainable for a lottery game. Monday's Powerball jackpot is currently estimated at $975 million, with a lu
Mar 31, 2024, 9:07 am - Todd - Lottery News

$1.04 BILLION: Massive Powerball jackpot increases again
4th billion-dollar lottery jackpot this year By Todd Northrop For the fourth time in 2023, a lottery jackpot has reached $1 billion or more twice with the Mega Millions game, and now twice with Powerball. The latest billion-dollar jackpot of the year comes after nobody won last night's Powerball multi-state lottery drawing, sending the Monday jackpot to heights that once seemed unattainable for a lottery game. Monday's Powerball jackpot is currently estimated at $1.04 billion, w
Oct 1, 2023, 8:29 am - Todd - Lottery News

$1.76 billion Powerball jackpot won by one ticket sold in California
Lump-sum cash option worth $774.1 million By Todd Northrop For the fourth time, someone in the state of California has purchased a winning ticket for a lottery jackpot worth more than $1 billion. Last night, after 35 consecutive drawings without a winner, the multi-state Powerball lottery game finally produced a winner on the 36th try, resulting in a single ticket worth $1.7649 billion in 30 payments over 29 years, or $774.1 million in cash all at once. After the historic jackpo
Oct 12, 2023, 7:49 am - Todd - Lottery News

$1.23 BILLION: Powerball jackpot juggernaut keeps rolling
8th-largest lottery jackpot in world history By Todd Northrop Last night, the multi-state Powerball lottery game produced no top winner for the 39th consecutive drawing, prompting lottery officials to raise the game's jackpot to an astonishing $1.23 billion. A winner who chooses the cash option would receive a lump-sum $595.1 million more than a half-billion dollars in cash! It's the stuff that a lottery player's dreams are made of holding a lottery ticket for an upcoming Powerba
Apr 4, 2024, 6:46 am - Todd - Lottery News

$1.4 BILLION: Powerball jackpot juggernaut keeps rolling
5th-largest lottery jackpot in world history By Todd Northrop Last night, the multi-state Powerball lottery game produced no top winner for the 33rd consecutive drawing, prompting lottery officials to raise the game's jackpot to an astonishing $1.4 billion. A winner who chooses the cash option would receive a lump-sum $643.7 million more than a half-billion dollars in cash! It's the stuff that a lottery player's dreams are made of holding a lottery ticket for an upcoming Powerbal
Oct 5, 2023, 6:52 am - Todd - Lottery News

One ticket sold in Florida is sole winner of $1.58 billion Mega Millions jackpot
By Todd Northrop After a run of 31 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 32nd drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions game produced a single $1.58 billion winner last night when one lottery ticket sold in Florida matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. It was the 8th time a lottery jackpot had grown to more than $1 billion, and the seventh time a single ticket won $1 billion or more. The winner of the unimaginable haul will choose between being paid $1.58 billion in 30 annuall
Aug 9, 2023, 6:42 am - Todd - Lottery News

$1.7 billion in combined jackpots, as USA multi-state lottery games peak together
Mega Millions holds its lead at $977 million, but Powerball catching up with $750 million By Todd Northrop Lottery players across the United States are buying multi-state lottery tickets at a furious pace, driving up the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots simultaneously to a massive $1.7 billion in total. According to leading multi-state lottery website USA Mega , the Mega Millions jackpot sits at an estimated $977 million with a cash value of $461 million with a drawing Friday nig
Mar 21, 2024, 7:52 am - Todd - Lottery News

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