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Michigan woman didn't realize she had Powerball lottery ticket worth $1 million for six weeks
$1 million lottery ticket went unnoticed for over a month By Kate Northrop A Michigan woman didn't realize she was in possession of a lottery ticket worth $1 million for six weeks. Eileen Wickett, of Northville, won $1 million in the lottery, but had no clue for well over a month before she claimed her prize. Wickett had matched all five white ball numbers in the Powerball drawing on Feb. 6, which were 5, 11, 22, 23, and 69. She was just one number shy of the $754.6 million jackp
Apr 13, 2023, 12:44 pm - Lottery News

Virginia man wins $300,000 with two Powerball lottery tickets in one drawing
By Kate Northrop A Virginia man hedged his bets in one Powerball drawing and emerged $300,000 richer after two of his tickets won a third-tier prize. A lucky lottery winner was rewarded with a highly successful prize payout when two of his lottery tickets won a total of $300,000 in one Powerball drawing. Ben Baker of Covington bought ten lottery tickets for the Powerball drawing on March 4. Two of those tickets matched four numbers and the Powerball number to win the game's $50,000 t
Mar 22, 2023, 7:22 pm - Lottery News

California winner of $2.04 billion Powerball lottery jackpot revealed
Winner of the world's largest jackpot makes himself known Includes video report By Kate Northrop The California Lottery announced the name of the record-breaking $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot today at a news conference. The winner of the world's largest lottery jackpot has finally come forward to cement his name in the history books and claim his earth-shattering prize. Lottery Director Alvin Johnson revealed the winner's name to be Edwin Castro, who declined to take part i
Feb 14, 2023, 2:54 pm - Lottery News

Virginia daughter convinces father to play Powerball, he wins $100,000 lottery prize
A little leap of faith goes a long way By Kate Northrop A Virginia man almost did not play the lottery, but then won $100,000 after his daughter convinced him to take a swing at winning the $1.2 billion Powerball jackpot in November 2022. It's thanks to the insistence of Salvador Gomez's daughter that he won a $100,000 Powerball prize in the Nov. 2, 2022 Powerball drawing, which he almost did not enter. When lottery players across the country were abuzz with excitement at the pro
Feb 13, 2023, 6:21 pm - Lottery News

Tonight's Powerball drawing offering massive $747 million jackpot
9th-largest US lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop After a 33rd-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 Saturday's $704.4 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a staggering $747 million for Monday's drawing the 9th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time. But since most winners choose the
Feb 6, 2023, 10:36 am - Lottery News

Group of 78 emergency room staff members claim $1 million Powerball prize
By Kate Northrop A 78-member lottery group consisting of nurses, doctors, and other emergency room personnel from Traverse City, Michigan have claimed a $1 million Powerball prize. On Thursday, the Michigan Lottery held a press event to award The Heroes to Zeroooos Lottery Club with their $1 million Powerball prize after they matched all five white balls in the Oct. 31, 2022 drawing. According to lottery club coordinator, Bernard Bossert Jr., the club has been buying tickets for abou
Jan 6, 2023, 12:49 pm - Lottery News

$1.5 BILLION: Powerball jackpot nears all-time record
3rd-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 a near-record $1.5 billion. A winner who chooses the cash option would receive a lump-sum $745.9 million three-quarters of a billion dollars in cash! It's the stuff that a lottery player's dreams are made of holding a lottery ticket for an upcoming Powerb
Nov 3, 2022, 7:08 am - Lottery News

$800 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot surges on rollover
5th-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 $800 million for the current Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $715.3 million grand prize. It is the 5th-highest lottery jackpot in history, and the 2nd-largest Powerball jackpot ever. The lump-sum cash payout value of Satu
Oct 27, 2022, 7:13 am - Lottery News

$610 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot largest in ten months
13th-largest US lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop After a 34th-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 Saturday's $591.3 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a staggering $610 million for Monday's drawing the 13th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time. But since most winners choose th
Oct 23, 2022, 9:43 am - Lottery News

One lottery ticket in Pennsylvania wins $206.9 million Powerball jackpot
Updated with retailer that sold the winning ticket By Kate Northrop A single ticket sold in Pennsylvania matched all six numbers in the Powerball lottery drawing Wednesday night, lottery officials announced today. Someone in Pennsylvania is holding a ticket worth $206.9 million. The winner will have the option to take the cash payment of $122.4 million instead of the annuity. The winning ticket was sold at Sheetz located at 205 North Center Avenue in New Stanton. The retailer wil
Aug 4, 2022, 1:06 pm - Lottery News