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$1.23 BILLION: Powerball jackpot juggernaut keeps rolling
8th-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 an astonishing $1.23 billion. A winner who chooses the cash option would receive a lump-sum $595.1 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 Powerba
Apr 4, 2024, 6:46 am - Lottery News

$935 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot nears billion-dollar milestone
11th-largest US lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop After a 37th-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 $873.1 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a staggering $935 million for Saturday's drawing the 11th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time, and the 5th-largest Powerball jac
Mar 28, 2024, 7:15 am - Lottery News

$865 MILLION: Powerball jackpot reaching historic levels
11th-largest lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop This week Powerball joins Mega Millions in the race to the top of historical lottery jackpots, featuring a massive top prize that is approaching a billion dollars. The new high-water mark of $865 million for the current Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Monday night's $813 million grand prize. It is the 11th-highest lottery jackpot in history, and the 5th-largest Powerb
Mar 26, 2024, 7:57 am - Lottery News

30 Kentucky middle school employees win $1M Powerball prize, hid lottery ticket in math textbook
By Kate Northrop A group of 30 middle school employees carpooled to the Kentucky Lottery after the final school bell rang on Tuesday to collect their $1 million Powerball prize. 30 educators from a Boone County middle school regrouped after work to collect the $1 million Powerball prize they won in the Jan. 27 drawing and showed up at Lottery headquarters in high spirits. The group calls themselves the Jones 30, named after the Rector A. Jones Middle School in Florence that brought t
Feb 3, 2024, 9:27 am - Lottery News

Washington, D.C. woman wins $2 million Powerball prize from lottery ticket gifted to her by husband
Winner unwraps the perfect present on Christmas Day By Kate Northrop A Powerball lottery ticket ended up being the best present under the Christmas tree for one Washington D.C. woman, who won $2 million from the ticket gifted to her by her husband. A Washington D.C. woman won $2 million on a Powerball lottery ticket that she received as a gift from her husband on Christmas Day. Pamela V. rang in the new year with a $2 million winning Powerball ticket in-hand thanks to her husband
Jan 9, 2024, 12:36 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina woman collapses on live TV after becoming first Powerball millionaire of the year
New Year's Eve celebration is overwhelming with million-dollar lottery win By Kate Northrop The North Carolina winner of the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year drawing collapsed on the ground immediately upon finding out she won a million-dollar lottery prize on live television. The world watched as North Carolina resident Pamela Bradshaw fell over in disbelief, struggling to come to terms with the overwhelming excitement of becoming the first millionaire of 2024 with everyone w
Jan 1, 2024, 7:13 pm - Lottery News

Powerball welcomes 2024 with an $810 million New Year's Day jackpot
10th-largest jackpot in US history By Todd Northrop What a way to start the new year! In the lottery world, 2024 is starting with a loud bang, as the multi-state Powerball game is holding a drawing for a whopping $810 million jackpot on New Year's Day. The massive Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $786.1 million grand prize. It is the 10th-highest lottery jackpot in history, and the 5th-largest Powerball
Dec 31, 2023, 7:57 am - Lottery News

Arkansas woman sleeps with lottery tickets under pillow, wins $2 million Powerball prize
It worked for her in the past! By Kate Northrop An Arkansas woman wanted to win Powerball so badly, she slept with her lottery ticket under her pillow and she woke up to a $2 million prize the next morning. While children will place their baby teeth under their pillow to look forward to a visit from the Tooth Fairy, some lottery players rest their heads on their tickets dreaming of that big win. For one Arkansas woman, that dream came true when she woke up the next day. An anonym
Dec 17, 2023, 9:52 pm - Lottery News

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