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$1.725 BILLION: Powerball jackpot now 2nd-largest of all time
Powerball ticket-buying frenzy this week 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 $1.725 billion. The Powerball jackpot has been building for 35 consecutive drawings since the last winner on July 22. All those drawings have accumulated a massive pile of cash, ready to provide multi-generational wealth to the lucky lottery
Oct 10, 2023, 6:43 am - 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 - Lottery News

$1.2 BILLION: Powerball jackpot is 3rd-largest in game history
Powerball ticket-buying frenzy this week 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 $1.2 billion. The Powerball jackpot has been building for 32 consecutive drawings since the last winner on July 19 , when one ticket from California won a $1.08 billion jackpot. The ticket was sold at the Las Palmitas Mini Market in downtown
Oct 3, 2023, 6:48 am - Lottery News

$925 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot nears billion-dollar milestone
9th-largest US lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop After a 30th-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 $856.1 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a staggering $925 million for Saturday's drawing the 9th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time, and the 4th-largest Powerball jackp
Sep 28, 2023, 7:05 am - Lottery News

UK woman who went through £1.8M lottery winnings says she "spent it wisely" and "had a great time"
Lottery winner rebukes claims that she carelessly squandered money By Kate Northrop A lottery winner from the United Kingdom says she is tired of claims that she handled her win irresponsibly, saying that she's happy with how she spent her 1.8 million (US$2.25 million) in winnings and had a great time. Despite buying secondhand cars and flying economy, Lara Griffiths, 53, of West Yorkshire, says she doesn't regret going through a 1.8 million lottery prize she won with her then-husba
Sep 13, 2023, 4:49 pm - Lottery News

$1 BILLION: Powerball jackpot hits milestone for 3rd time
Powerball ticket-buying frenzy this week 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 $1 billion. The Powerball jackpot has been building for 38 consecutive drawings since the last winner on Apr. 19 , when one ticket from Ohio won a $252.6 million jackpot. The ticket was sold at the Get Go at 265 Highland Road in Macedonia, Oh
Jul 18, 2023, 6:33 am - Lottery News

$725 MILLION: Powerball jackpot now 11th-largest in 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 $725 million. If you feel like it's been a long time since Powerball last had a jackpot winner you'd be right. Powerball has seen 35 consecutive drawings since April 19 , when a $252.6 million jackpot was won by a single ticket sold in Ohio. All those drawings have accumulated a mas
Jul 11, 2023, 7:59 am - 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 - Lottery News

Online credit card purchases to be banned for Australian gamblers, except for the lottery
Lotteries present a low risk to gambling harm. By Kate Northrop Australians may soon not have the ability to use credit cards for online betting, except for lottery purchases. A new legislation is being proposed by the Australian federal government that would prevent gamblers from placing online bets using a credit card unless they are for the lottery. The new law, expected to be introduced by the government within months, calls back to a parliamentary inquiry from 2021 that rec
May 12, 2023, 8:46 am - Lottery News

Scottish £161 million EuroMillions lottery winner spent $50 million in eight years before death
Jackpot winner spent over $130,000 per week By Kate Northrop A Scottish lottery winner of a 161 million (US$249.9 million) EuroMillions jackpot spent hefty a chunk of his fortune within eight years on luxuries and charitable acts before he died. Colin Weir was Scotland's biggest lottery winner and had the purchase history to prove it. Over the course of eight years prior to his death, he burned through $50 million and left a legacy in his wake. In 2011, Weir and his wife, Christi
Mar 28, 2023, 4:50 pm - Lottery News

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