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$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

Arkansas woman convinces her friend to play Powerball, wins $100,000 lottery prize
Pair of friends make a pact should one of them win By Kate Northrop An Arkansas woman claimed a $100,000 Powerball prize after she and her friend were inspired by the roaring jackpot to play the lottery. Many casual lottery players make the leap to chip in some cash for big multi-state draw game tickets when the jackpots reach remarkably high amounts. Two Arkansas friends are no different, and now they are ready to spend a $100,000 Powerball prize after making a pact. Prior to th
Oct 4, 2023, 11:29 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

$835 MILLION: Powerball jackpot set to deliver ultra-wealth
9th-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 $835 million for the current Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Monday night's $793.6 million grand prize. It is the 9th-highest lottery jackpot in history, and the 4th-largest Powerball jackpot ever. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesd
Sep 26, 2023, 6:58 am - Lottery News

Virginia woman finds two-month-old $100,000 Powerball lottery ticket while rifling through papers
Don't forget where you put your tickets! By Kate Northrop A Virginia woman was going through some papers when she came across a forgotten winning Powerball ticket worth $100,000. Two months after the drawing had taken place, a Virginia woman found a winning Powerball ticket worth $100,000. An anonymous woman from Springfield, Virginia claimed a $100,000 Powerball prize on Wednesday at Maryland Lottery headquarters in Baltimore. She was sifting through some papers when she found a
Sep 25, 2023, 11:27 am - Lottery News

$720 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot soars after no winner Tuesday
12th-largest US lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop There are going to be a lot of lottery tickets sold this week. For only the 12th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has exceeded $700 million. The new high-water mark of $720 million for the current Mega Millions jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Tuesday night's $640 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Friday's Mega Millions jackpot is a st
Jul 19, 2023, 12:31 am - Lottery News

Iowa woman buys winning $2 million Powerball lottery ticket right before sales cutoff
A race against the clock from start to finish By Kate Northrop An Iowa woman bought a Powerball lottery ticket just in the nick of time, which ended up winning her a $2 million prize. To say Megan Balmer's experience with winning the lottery was exciting is an understatement from the moment she bought her ticket to stepping into Iowa Lottery headquarters to claim a $2 million Powerball prize, this win had her running around on fumes. Balmer's win began when she and her boyfriend,
Jul 14, 2023, 11:15 am - Lottery News

$875 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot surges on rollover
7th-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 $875 million for the current Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $746.3 million grand prize. It is the 7th-highest lottery jackpot in history, and the 3rd-largest Powerball jackpot ever. The lump-sum cash payout value of Satu
Jul 13, 2023, 7:04 am - Lottery News

Iowa woman whose house was destroyed by tornado wins $2 million Powerball lottery prize
Luck comes years later for couple who had lost everything By Kate Northrop A woman who lost her home in a tornado won a $2 million Powerball lottery prize, which she'll use to finish building a new house. Years after a tornado destroyed her home, Ottumwa resident Tammy Gordy won $2 million in the lottery. Now, she'll finally be able to complete construction on her new house. We were in the process of building a home, and it kind of got put on hold for a few years, so now this is
Jun 27, 2023, 7:13 pm - Lottery News

Missouri man unknowingly holds onto Powerball lottery ticket worth $1 million for three months
Lottery winner stays true to three-month alarm ritual By Kate Northrop A Missouri man didn't know he was holding onto a winning Powerball lottery ticket worth $1 million for three months. Thanks to a ticket-checking ritual that required an alarm, three months went by before an anonymous lottery winner from Missouri found out he was sitting on a $1 million winning Powerball ticket. A Missouri resident entered the Powerball drawing that took place on Jan. 2, 2023, having bought hi
Jun 19, 2023, 3:26 pm - Lottery News