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Illinois woman wins $500 a week for life
Debbie Howard was spending spring break in Florida when she got a call from her father. He asked her when she was coming home. Howard thought the question was a little strange. She told him about the trip, and he knew when she planned to return home. Then he told her to come by his house. He had a card she needed to sign. She was confused at first. He said 'I need you to sign a Lotto ticket that you won for $500,' Howard said. Then he added that the prize was $500 a week for the ...
Apr 21, 2016, 8:08 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery gives out free gas, groceries, treats
The Illinois Lottery was giving away thousands of dollars worth of free gasoline, groceries, meals and sweets throughout the state on Monday, as part of its Luck is Everywhere promotion. I'm in shock, said a woman named Maryann as she laughed at her good fortune. She had not planned to fill up her car's gas tank until Tuesday, but on a lark pulled in to the Delta Sonic gas station on Jefferson Street in Joliet on Monday, where the Lottery gave out $20 worth of free gas to 100 customers. ...
Apr 4, 2016, 7:12 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery to stop online, mobile app sales of single tickets
Legislation to save online sales fails In less than two weeks, Illinois Lottery players hoping to strike it rich with single tickets purchased online or via the lottery's mobile app will be out of luck. The Illinois Lottery Internet Pilot Program allows single tickets for the state's Mega Millions, Powerball and Lotto games to be purchased online or via its mobile app. The test run ends March 25, according to a statement from the Illinois Lottery. Bills that would have allowed the progr ...
Mar 9, 2016, 11:36 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois lottery players could lose ability to play online
A test program that allows Illinois Lottery tickets to be sold online expires March 25, and the state is likely to lose out on money for education and construction projects unless lawmakers take action. A measure to make online lottery sales permanent has yet to move in the House, and lawmakers aren't scheduled to return to the Capitol until April 4. In 2012, Illinois became the first state to sell lottery tickets online and gambling options expanded with the addition of a mobile app in 20 ...
Mar 4, 2016, 11:07 am - Lottery News forum

Record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot won by 3 tickets
Winning Powerball lottery tickets sold in California, Florida, and Tennessee Final jackpot total of $1.5864 billion will be split 3 ways How would you react if you won? By Todd Northrop The largest lottery jackpot the world has ever seen has been won Wednesday night by three tickets sold in California, Florida, and Tennessee. Since the initial jackpot estimate was set to $1.3 billion early Sunday morning, the Powerball lottery jackpot was raised two more times before the Wednesday ...
Jan 14, 2016, 2:51 am - Lottery News forum

POWERBALL CREATES WORLD'S FIRST BILLION-DOLLAR JACKPOT
Initial estimate is $1.3 billion, but will undoubtedly go higher By Todd Northrop Is it even possible to imagine what it would be like to win more than $1 billion? Millions of people around the nation will get the chance this Wednesday night, when Powerball is set to offer the largest lottery jackpot prize ever awarded in history. The country came to a standstill Saturday night, as the Powerball lottery drew five numbers plus one Powerball number. Those numbers were 16, 19, 32, 34, a ...
Jan 10, 2016, 1:32 am - Lottery News forum

$800 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot approaches billion-dollar range
Cash value is a half-billion dollars By Todd Northrop This is the lottery jackpot every lottery player has been waiting for! Reaching into uncharted stratospheric heights, the Saturday Powerball jackpot is by far the largest lottery jackpot the world has ever seen, and is now also the largest lump-sum cash jackpot in world history. Just a day after the jackpot was raised to $700 million, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has once again raised the official Powerball jackpot e ...
Jan 8, 2016, 11:32 am - Lottery News forum

$700 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot raised just hours after initial estimate
By Todd Northrop Well, that was quick. Less than 12 hours after the initial estimate for Saturday's Powerball jackpot was set early this morning, the already record-breaking grand prize has now increased to an estimated $700 million. The jackpot's estimated cash value has also been increased to $428.4 million. Saturday's jackpot will be the largest jackpot of any U.S. lottery game on record. This is truly exciting and uncharted territory, said Gary Grief, executive director of the T ...
Jan 7, 2016, 12:01 pm - Lottery News forum

$500 MILLION: Powerball jackpot explodes in ticket-buying frenzy
Become a half-billionaire! By Todd Northrop For the second time in the last 24 hours, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has raised the official Powerball lottery jackpot estimate for Wednesday's drawing when sales for the mega jackpot have vastly outstripped projections. The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised to a staggering $306 million. The newly-increased annuity and cash value jackpot amounts both remain the 6th-largest ever recorded in Unit ...
Jan 6, 2016, 12:11 pm - Lottery News forum

$450 MILLION: Powerball sales bonanza sparks early jackpot increase
6th-biggest lottery jackpot in US history By Todd Northrop Due to larger than expected sales volume, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has raised the official Powerball lottery jackpot estimate for Wednesday's drawing to $450 million. The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised to $275.4 million. The newly-increased annuity and cash value jackpot amounts are both the 6th-largest ever recorded in United States lottery history. The top-25 annuity and c ...
Jan 5, 2016, 12:01 pm - Lottery News forum

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