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$800 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot surges on rollover
5th-largest jackpot in US history By Todd Northrop This week Powerball is the hot ticket, featuring a massive jackpot that is approaching a billion dollars. The new high-water mark of $800 million for the current Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $715.3 million grand prize. It is the 5th-highest lottery jackpot in history, and the 2nd-largest Powerball jackpot ever. The lump-sum cash payout value of Satu
Oct 27, 2022, 7:13 am - Todd - Lottery News

One Illinois lottery ticket wins $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Updated with final jackpot amount and retailer location By Todd Northrop After a run of 29 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 30th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions game produced a single $1.337 billion winner last night when one lottery ticket sold in Illinois matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. It was the fourth time a lottery jackpot had grown to more than $1 billion, and the third time a single ticket won $1 billion or more. The winner of the unimaginable
Jul 30, 2022, 8:48 am - Todd - Lottery News

Arkansas Lottery to debut new Lotto draw game
First new in-state draw game since 2012 By Kate Northrop Yesterday the Arkansas Lottery officially announced the introduction of its newest draw game, Lotto. Next week, lottery players in Arkansas will have a new in-state game to try out, one that features a starting jackpot of $250,000. It's the first addition of a new game since the Lottery brought Lucky for Life into the fold in January 2015. Before that, the Natural State Jackpot launched in August 2012. We are extremely
Sep 14, 2022, 10:40 am - Todd - Lottery News

Mega Millions and Powerball offer $1.11 billion in combined lottery jackpots
Chance to win $460 million tonight and $650 million tomorrow By Todd Northrop Lottery players have two massive multi-state jackpots to try to win this week, adding up to a whopping $1.11 billion in total. According to leading multi-state lottery website USA Mega , the Mega Millions jackpot sits at an estimated $650 million with a cash value of $308.6 million, while tonight's Powerball drawing offers a $460 million estimated jackpot with a cash option of $220.4 million. Powerbal
Mar 4, 2024, 7:20 am - Todd - Lottery News

Mega Millions and Powerball offer $1.13 billion in combined lottery jackpots
Chance to win $675 million tonight Story updated to reflect increased Powerball jackpot By Todd Northrop Lottery players have two massive multi-state jackpots to try to win this week, adding up to a whopping $1.13 billion in total. According to leading multi-state lottery website USA Mega , the Mega Millions jackpot sits at an estimated $480 million with a cash value of $240.7 million, while tonight's Powerball drawing offers a $675 million estimated jackpot with a cash option
Jul 10, 2023, 9:56 am - Todd - Lottery News

$1.33 billion Powerball jackpot won by one ticket sold in Oregon
Lump-sum cash option worth $621 million Drawing was delayed by one state needing more time to process sales Updated with area that winning ticket was sold By Todd Northrop Around the United States, millions of people had to wait an extra three 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 Sunday morning, it turns o
Apr 7, 2024, 8:13 am - Todd - Lottery News

$1.25 BILLION: Mega Millions jackpot set to deliver unimaginable wealth
Sixth-largest lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop After 30 drawings without a jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game now boasts a cresting jackpot of $1.25 billion 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 $1.25 billion. As huge of a number as that is, the game will undoubtedly require at least one more rollover before it exceeds th
Aug 2, 2023, 7:40 am - Todd - Lottery News

$1.35 BILLION: Mega Millions jackpot set to deliver unimaginable wealth
Dodges popular birthday numbers to become fourth-largest lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop After 25 drawings without a jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game now boasts a cresting jackpot of $1.35 billion that could instantly put someone among the wealthiest people on the planet. To get to this point, the game had to survive a drawing in which all birthday numbers were drawn. Birthday numbers are those less than 31, and lotteries typically sell an outsiz
Jan 11, 2023, 7:14 am - Todd - Lottery News

$1.1 BILLION: Massive Mega Millions drawing set for Tuesday
5th-largest lottery jackpot in world history Cash value is $568.7 million By Todd Northrop For the fourth time in the past two years a lottery jackpot has crossed into billion-dollar territory. 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 $568.7 million. Based on past multi-state lottery jackpots, that estimate may get a lot bigger by the t
Jan 7, 2023, 6:56 am - Todd - Lottery News

$610 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot largest in ten months
13th-largest US lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop After a 34th-consecutive drawing without a winner, the Powerball multi-state lottery game now features a jackpot that will provide multi-generational wealth to the lucky player who eventually wins it all. After nobody won Saturday's $591.3 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a staggering $610 million for Monday's drawing the 13th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time. But since most winners choose th
Oct 23, 2022, 9:43 am - Todd - Lottery News

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