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$317 MILLION: Huge Powerball lottery jackpot set for Saturday
By Todd Northrop Just over a month after the Powerball lottery created three mega-millionaires with a gigantic $448.4 million jackpot, the multi-state game is right back in the super-jackpot range with a massive $317 million grand prize up for grabs on Saturday. The new high-water mark of $317 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $248.3 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Saturday's Powerball j
Sep 12, 2013, 8:03 am - Lottery News

$245 MILLION: Powerball jackpot up for grabs
By Todd Northrop There was no jackpot winner in the Saturday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $245 million for Wednesday's drawing. Saturday was the 9th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner. The jackpot run started August 10 as a $40 million jackpot. The estimated cash value for the new jackpot is $136.3 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are reported state-by-state on the Jackpot Analysis
Sep 9, 2013, 9:48 am - Lottery News

Powerball lottery jackpot storms back to $203 million
By Todd Northrop It has only been four weeks since Powerball tickets were flying off the ticket counters for a $448 million jackpot, but the muilti-state game is already back in the hot zone, with a $203 million jackpot teed up for Saturday night. The new jackpot estimate of $203 million was set after there was no jackpot winner in the Wednesday night Powerball drawing, which had an estimated jackpot of $169 million. Wednesday was the 8th consecutive Powerball drawing without a jackpot
Sep 5, 2013, 7:18 am - Lottery News

Three tickets to split $448 million Powerball jackpot
1 winning ticket from Minnesota, 2 from New Jersey Final jackpot total of $448.4 million is fourth-largest ever in USA By Todd Northrop Wednesday's massive Powerball jackpot that generated millions of ticket sales this week has been won by three tickets, which will evenly split the $448.4 million final tally. The $448.4 million Powerball jackpot, which is the fourth-largest of any lottery game in history, started as a $40 million prize on June 26, 2013, and continued accumulating pri
Aug 8, 2013, 12:58 am - Lottery News

$425 MILLION: Powerball jackpot raised again
Now 4th-largest cash value in 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 $425 million. The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised to $244.7 million now the 4th-largest cash jackpot ever offered in a United States lottery. Lottery players seeking to check the winning numbers Wednesday night are urged to use U
Aug 6, 2013, 7:52 pm - Lottery News

$400 MILLION: Powerball jackpot skyrockets
4th-largest US jackpot ever; 6th-largest cash value By Todd Northrop For only the 4th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has grown to $400 million or more. The new high-water mark of $400 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $307.2 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $230.3 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are re
Aug 4, 2013, 1:28 am - Lottery News

$300 MILLION: Powerball jackpot raised on huge sales
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 Saturday's drawing to $300 million. The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised to $172.7 million. Lottery players seeking to check the winning numbers Saturday night are urged to use USA Mega (www.usamega.com). State lottery Web sites are normally sluggish or brought to a standstill during busy peri
Aug 2, 2013, 12:13 pm - Lottery News

$290 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot surges
By Todd Northrop There was no jackpot winner in the Wednesday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $290 million for Saturday's drawing. Wednesday was the 11th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner. The current jackpot run started June 26 as a $40 million jackpot. The estimated cash value for the new jackpot is $168.4 Million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are reported state-by-state on the Jackpot Analysis
Aug 1, 2013, 8:14 am - Lottery News

$235 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot soars
By Todd Northrop There was no jackpot winner in the Saturday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $235 million for Wednesday's drawing. Saturday was the 10th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner. The jackpot run started June 26 as a $40 million jackpot. The estimated cash value for the new jackpot is $136.5 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are reported state-by-state on the Jackpot Analysis
Jul 28, 2013, 8:54 am - Lottery News

NJ Mega Millions lottery winners claim $30M prize
The anxiously awaited New Jersey Lottery winners from the May 31 Mega Millions drawing have come forward to validate their ticket and claim their prize at Lottery Headquarters. Darryl and Judith Smith from Mays Landing are the official winners of the $30 million jackpot prize. The camera shy couple sat across from their attorneys and completed the claims process with Lottery officials. Upon completion, Judith Smith smiled and said, We are thankful for the blessing and the opportunities tha
Jul 24, 2013, 12:10 pm - Lottery News