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$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

MEGA BILLION LOTTERY DRAWING FRIDAY
$1.025 BILLION Mega Millions jackpot is 4th largest the world has ever seen Cash value is $602.5 million By Todd Northrop The most commonly-heard phrase this week just might be, Did you get Mega Millions tickets? That's because nobody won the Mega Millions multi-state lottery drawing Tuesday night, sending the Friday jackpot to heights only seen three times before in history. The multi-state game is now sporting a jackpot of more than $1 billion, with a cash value of nearly
Jul 27, 2022, 1:59 am - Todd - Lottery News

Multiple increases yield massive $610 million Powerball jackpot
Higher-than-predicted lottery sales boost both major multi-state jackpots By Kate Northrop Today, multiple state lotteries announced increases for both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots driven by higher-than-normal lottery ticket sales. Thanks to the excitement around the Powerball jackpot that continues to swell with each consecutive rollover, the jackpot amount for the Wed., Jan 5, 2022 Powerball drawing has grown to a whopping $610 million. The last time a Powerball j
Jan 4, 2022, 3:21 pm - Todd - Lottery News

$620 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot rolls again
10th-largest lottery jackpot in US history By Todd Northrop This week lottery players across the United States will be pulling out all the stops to try and win Powerball, featuring one of the largest lottery jackpots in history, worth an estimated $620 million. If you feel like it's been a long time since Powerball last had a jackpot winner you'd be right. The 39 consecutive drawings since the last winner on June 5 is the longest stretch without a jackpot winner in the game's histo
Sep 30, 2021, 9:26 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

Starting date for N.D. lottery is set for March 25
North Dakota will begin selling Powerball tickets March 25, the director of the new state lottery said.The date, a Thursday, was suggested by Scientific Games International, the company that has been hired to supply computer terminals and other equipment for retailers to use in selling tickets.North Dakota's lottery will begin business by selling tickets to Powerball, a game that is played in 24 states, including Montana, South Dakota and Minnesota.Later next year, the lottery will begin offerin
Dec 10, 2003, 7:14 am - Todd - Lottery News

$935 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot nears billion-dollar milestone
11th-largest US lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop After a 37th-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 Wednesday's $873.1 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a staggering $935 million for Saturday's drawing the 11th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time, and the 5th-largest Powerball jac
Mar 28, 2024, 7:15 am - Todd - Lottery News

$865 MILLION: Powerball jackpot reaching historic levels
11th-largest lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop This week Powerball joins Mega Millions in the race to the top of historical lottery jackpots, featuring a massive top prize that is approaching a billion dollars. The new high-water mark of $865 million for the current Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Monday night's $813 million grand prize. It is the 11th-highest lottery jackpot in history, and the 5th-largest Powerb
Mar 26, 2024, 7:57 am - Todd - Lottery News