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$720 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot soars after no winner Tuesday
12th-largest US lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop There are going to be a lot of lottery tickets sold this week. For only the 12th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has exceeded $700 million. The new high-water mark of $720 million for the current Mega Millions jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Tuesday night's $640 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is a st
Jul 19, 2023, 12:31 am - Todd - Lottery News

$630 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot soars after no winner Tuesday
12th-largest US lottery jackpot in history; 15th-largest cash value By Todd Northrop There are going to be a lot of lottery tickets sold this week. For only the 12th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has exceeded $600 million. The new high-water mark of $630 million for the current Mega Millions jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Tuesday night's $555 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Friday's Mega
Jul 20, 2022, 8:14 am - Todd - Lottery News

$750 MILLION: Second-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history to be drawn Friday
Cash value worth more than a half-billion dollars By Todd Northrop After 34 drawings without a jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game now boasts a swelling jackpot of three-quarters of a billion dollars that could instantly put someone among the wealthiest people on the planet. When nobody won Tuesday night's grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $750 million the largest since a $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot from an Oct. 2018 drawing was cl
Jan 13, 2021, 8:01 am - Todd - Lottery News

$475 MILLION: Mega Millions lottery jackpot swells
16th-largest jackpot in US lottery history By Todd Northrop After 23 drawings without a jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game now boasts a swelling jackpot of nearly a half-billion dollars that could instantly put someone among the wealthiest people on the planet. When nobody won Friday night's grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $475 million the biggest since a $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot from the October 23, 2018 drawing crowned a
Jun 1, 2019, 11:07 am - Todd - Lottery News

New Jersey Lottery increasing Jersey Cash 5 ticket price
Bullseye feature now included automatically on every ticket By Kate Northrop The New Jersey Lottery announced today that the price of a Jersey Cash 5 ticket will increase from $1 to $2 and that every ticket will automatically include the Bullseye add-on option. New Jersey Cash 5 tickets are getting a bump in ticket price starting next month, the Lottery revealed in a press release today. Starting July 1, 2024, ticket prices for the in-state daily progressive jackpot game will inc
Jun 27, 2024, 7:06 pm - Todd - Lottery News

One lottery ticket sold in California wins $2 billion Powerball jackpot
Lump-sum cash option worth $997.6 million By Todd Northrop Around the United States, millions of people had to wait an extra ten hours last night to find out if they won the unbelievably massive Powerball jackpot, due to one unnamed state's inability to deal with the huge amount of ticket sales data. When the drawing did finally occur Tuesday morning, it turns out that just one ticket sold in California matched all six numbers drawn and won the entire jackpot. After all sales we
Nov 8, 2022, 1:00 pm - Todd - Lottery News

One Michigan lottery ticket wins $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Updated annuity and cash jackpot final tallies By Todd Northrop After a record run of 36 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 37th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions game produced a single $1.05 billion winner last night when one lottery ticket sold in Michigan matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. It was the third time a lottery jackpot had grown to more than $1 billion, and the second time a single ticket won $1 billion or more. The public has been electrified the co
Jan 23, 2021, 8:04 am - Todd - Lottery News

Alabama Democrat Gov. candidate campaigns on starting lottery
Includes video report Democrat gubernatorial candidate Sue Bell Cobb laid out a detailed plan for a state lottery Wednesday, saying the proposal would put Alabamians in a better position to get higher paying jobs. The former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice said under her plan, lottery proceeds will fund K-4 and childcare programs in the state, fully fund career tech at hospitals, and fully fund the gap with federal Pell Grants. In a video released along with the email, Cobb said a l
Feb 7, 2018, 2:47 pm - Todd - Lottery News

Newspaper Editorial: Biggest error was switching to computerized draws
It is time to boycott the lottery and have a total house cleaning of officials in the nashville office starting with rebecca hargrove.This lottery is crooked . Only a complete IDIOT would make a decesion to go to a computerized draw , spendiing money on a random number generator instead of putting that money toward scholarships..... sounds real real suspicious to me
Sep 3, 2007, 2:40 pm - tnwinner - Lottery News

Powerball lottery sales, starting this morning, going smoothly
The wait is over for Oklahomans eager to try their luck playing Powerball or tired of driving to neighboring states to play.Oklahoma joined 27 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands today in what has become one of the most popular lottery games in the world, because of the size of its jackpots the jackpot hit an all-time high of $340 million in early November.Tickets went on sale at 4:01 a.m. today for the next drawing on Saturday. A drawing worth an estimated $65 million
Jan 12, 2006, 11:50 am - Todd - Lottery News