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Virginia man claims $107M Mega Millions jackpot
well how do you think i feel, and live only 45 mins away from where he purchased his tickets. I can't even beat pic 3, so I guess I will have wait the next four years to win. My luck definately stinks, but I am hopeful due to me starting a lottery pool. There is hope!
Aug 16, 2011, 7:46 pm - happygirl665 - Lottery News

Montana Lottery celebrates 35th anniversary
The Montana Lottery has generated $302 million to benefit the State of Montana since its inception in 1987, paying out more than $774 million in prizes to winners. On average, the Lottery has paid out $62,369 every single day to winners. But the Montana Lottery almost never happened. The idea of starting a lottery in Montana was the brain child of longtime Butte state Rep. Bob Pavlovich. Pavlovich and Butte Sen. Lawrence Stimatz sponsored a bill in the 1985 Montana Legislature to cre
Jul 5, 2022, 12:10 pm - Todd - Lottery News

Arkansas Lottery director scrutinized over staffing plans
Just a few days into his job running Arkansas' lottery, Ernie Passailaigue is already sounding like a man under siege. In his first appearance before lawmakers as the state lottery's executive director, Passailaigue complained that reporters were focusing only on the negative and the trivial. And he says the public won't understand what goes into setting up the lottery from scratch. Passailaigue took a defensive tone last week as he explained his plan to create 88 positions for the new gam
Jul 7, 2009, 10:29 am - Todd - Lottery News

Alabama residents cross state lines in droves to play lottery as jackpots soar
Possibility of state lottery remains in limbo as residents pressure lawmakers By Kate Northrop The jackpots for multi-state games Mega Millions and Powerball are at record highs this week, and Alabama residents are doing all they can to join in on the fun while they wait endlessly for an approval of a state-run lottery of their own. Alabama is one of five U.S. states that does not yet have its own state lottery. Locals are flustered with the hassle of having to drive to one of four bord
Jan 18, 2021, 5:07 pm - Todd - Lottery News

One ticket sold in Maine wins $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Updated with final jackpot amount and cash value By Todd Northrop Friday the 13th was the luckiest day in the life of someone in Maine who purchase a lottery ticket that won a staggering $1.348 billion last night. After a run of 25 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 26th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions game produced a single $1.348 billion winner last night when one lottery ticket sold in Maine matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. The whopping jackpot is the
Jan 14, 2023, 8:22 am - Todd - Lottery News

$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

Jaw-dropping prize money on the line for Monday drawing Cash option nearly $1 billion By Todd Northrop Last night Powerball didn't just set a new lottery jackpot record, it crushed the old record, putting the concept of a $2 billion lottery jackpot within reach. When the 40th drawing of the current Powerball jackpot run was conducted last night, it produced a combination of numbers that most lottery players typically wouldn't choose on their own: All the numbers except one were
Nov 6, 2022, 7:36 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 ticket sold in California wins $1.08 billion Powerball jackpot
6th-largest lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop For the second time in less than a year, someone in California won a lottery jackpot worth more than $1 billion. After a run of 36 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 37th drawing of the multi-state Powerball game produced a single $1.0798 billion winner last night when one lottery ticket sold in California matched all five numbers plus the Powerball. The whopping jackpot is the sixth-largest the world has ever seen, and
Jul 20, 2023, 7:17 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