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$1.04 BILLION: Massive Powerball jackpot increases again
4th billion-dollar lottery jackpot this year By Todd Northrop For the fourth time in 2023, a lottery jackpot has reached $1 billion or more twice with the Mega Millions game, and now twice with Powerball. The latest billion-dollar jackpot of the year comes after nobody won last night's Powerball multi-state lottery drawing, sending the Monday jackpot to heights that once seemed unattainable for a lottery game. Monday's Powerball jackpot is currently estimated at $1.04 billion, w
Today, 8:29 am - Lottery News

Florida winner of $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot steps forward to claim prize
Sole winner of behemoth jackpot comes forward just before the cash option claims deadline By Kate Northrop The winner of the third-largest lottery jackpot in history, the $1.6 billion Mega Millions prize won by one single ticket in Florida last month, has stepped forward to claim the prize. Officials revealed on Wednesday that the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot won in August has been claimed, albeit anonymously. In Florida, lottery winners have 60 days from the draw date to c
Sep 29, 2023, 7:22 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

$1.58 billion Mega Millions lottery winner has two weeks left to claim cash option
Winner might wait until last minute to claim lump sum unless they choose annuity By Kate Northrop Time is running out for the Florida winner of the $1.58 billion Mega Millions jackpot, who has two weeks left to step forward if they want the cash option of the prize. There's not much time left to claim the one-time lump sum option of the $1.58 billion Mega Millions jackpot, which was drawn in August. Unless the winner is planning on taking the annuity option of the jackpot, they b
Sep 22, 2023, 3:09 pm - Lottery News

$70 million Michigan Powerball winner says lottery winners should be able to remain anonymous
Jackpot winner: winning the lottery is too good to be true because of the fallout that comes after By Kate Northrop A $70 million Powerball lottery winner from Michigan, who won the jackpot back in 2020 , has come forward to argue that lottery winners should be able to choose to remain anonymous. The winner of a $70 million Powerball jackpot feels strongly based on her own experiences that there should be legislation passed allowing lottery winners to claim a prize without revealing
Sep 20, 2023, 5:43 pm - Lottery News

Colorado lottery winner's first order of business after winning $5M: buy watermelon and flowers
Lucky winner has priorities in check By Kate Northrop A Colorado man's priorities after winning a $5 million Colorado Lottery's Colorado Lotto+ jackpot were clear buy a watermelon for himself and some flowers for his wife. Some lottery players might scratch their heads wondering why one Colorado man made a point to say that a watermelon was the first thing he sought to buy after winning $5 million in the lottery, but the reason is a rather sweet one. Waldemar Bud T. of Montrose w
Sep 15, 2023, 7:30 pm - Lottery News

Missouri widow wins $199,000 lottery jackpot with numbers related to her late husband
Lottery winner in shock from gift from Heaven By Kate Northrop A Missouri woman who lost her husband says she won a $199,000 Show Me Cash lottery jackpot with numbers inspired by her late spouse. An anonymous Missouri woman is six figures richer after winning a lottery prize using a special set of numbers with heartfelt meaning. On Aug. 16, the nameless woman, who remains anonymous under Missouri's laws regarding lottery winner privacy, entered the Missouri Lottery's Show Me Cas
Sep 14, 2023, 12:58 pm - 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

$2 billion Powerball lottery winner Edwin Castro buys a third California mansion for $47 million
Winner of world's largest lottery jackpot is racking up the properties By Kate Northrop Edwin Castro, the winner of the largest lottery prize in history, has once again expanded his real-estate portfolio with the purchase of a $47 million mega mansion in Los Angeles, California. Not many would ever expect to amass the wealth that Powerball lottery winner Edwin Castro suddenly gained overnight at 31 years old. Having just bought his third California multi-million-dollar mansion, he's
Sep 12, 2023, 6:57 pm - Lottery News

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