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Powerball $550 million jackpot is game's largest in two years
13th-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 $489.6 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a whopping $550 million for Wednesday's drawing the 13th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time, and the 9th-largest jackpot in the gam
Jan 10, 2021, 8:33 am - Lottery News

$600 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot soars after no winner Friday
8th-largest US lottery jackpot in history; 6th-largest cash value By Todd Northrop There are going to be a lot of lottery tickets sold this week. For only the 8th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has reached $600 million. The new high-water mark of $600 million for the current Mega Millions jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Friday night's $520 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Tuesday's Mega Millions j
Jan 9, 2021, 8:47 am - Lottery News

Mega Millions lottery jackpot increased to $520 million on strong sales
By Kate Northrop Lottery officials have just announced that the jackpot for tonight's Mega Millions drawing has been raised from $510 million to $520 million, making this week's Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots just $10 million shy of a combined $1 billion. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown since Sep. 18 and has rolled 32 times, starting at $20 million. Mega Millions offers two jackpot payment options: the $520 million annuity prize paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29
Jan 8, 2021, 12:31 pm - Lottery News

Nebraska woman wins Pick 5 lottery jackpot twice in six months
As if winning one jackpot wasn't cool enough By Kate Northrop One Nebraska woman is incredibly lucky after winning her second Pick 5 jackpot in less than 6 months, this time worth $138,000 even bigger than the last. Margaret Furasek, 88, of Weston hit it big on July 21, 2020 when she won a $94,000 jackpot while playing the Nebraska Lottery's Pick 5 game with her numbers 2, 3, 12, 14, and 28. Winning clearly didn't stop her from having another go at the game. On Dec. 23, 2020, she won ye
Jan 6, 2021, 8:55 pm - Lottery News

Mega Millions lottery jackpot raised to $447 million on strong sales
6th-largest cash value in game's history By Todd Northrop Lottery officials announced today that the jackpot for tonight's Mega Millions drawing has been raised from $432 million to $447 million, as a result of rapid sales. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown since Sep. 18 and has rolled 31 times, starting at $20 million. Mega Millions offers two jackpot payment options: the $447 million annuity prize paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29 annual graduated payments, or the
Jan 5, 2021, 1:49 pm - Lottery News

€11.3 million Germany Lottery jackpot goes unclaimed
After a three-year search, one of Germany's largest unclaimed prizes returns to the prize pool By Kate Northrop After three and a half years of waiting for the winner of a 11.3 million (US$13.9 million) Lotto 6aus49 jackpot to turn up, one of Germany's largest-ever unclaimed prizes is going back into the prize pool. The winner lost their chance at claiming once-in-a-lifetime riches once the clock struck midnight on New Year's Eve. Even with Germany's generous lottery ticket claim windo
Jan 4, 2021, 1:32 pm - Lottery News

Mega Millions and Powerball roll to combined $785 million jackpot
2021 begins with two massive lottery jackpots ready to be won By Kate Northrop With many people aching to finally cast aside 2020 and breathe a sigh of relief, the United States' two biggest multi-state lottery games feature jackpots worth nearly $800 million combined that will instantly change the fortunes of whomever is lucky enough to win them. No one was able to match all six numbers for either the Mega Millions or Powerball drawings this week. As both jackpots sit near the $400 mil
Dec 31, 2020, 3:19 pm - Lottery News

Australian student in his 20s to retire after winning $20 million lottery jackpot
Young man smartly claims massive prize anonymously A Brisbane university student says he's never going to work again after winning the entire Division 1 Australian Powerball prize on last week. The man aged in his 20s, who studies at MacGregor University and wishes to remain anonymous, won the entire $20 million (US$15.2 million) jackpot with an online entry. The winning numbers in Powerball draw 1283 were 29, 4, 17, 16, 33, 5,9 and the Powerball number was 13. The Australian Powerball
Dec 24, 2020, 10:19 am - Lottery News

EuroMillons jackpot winners gave away half of £115 million fortune
Couple who won jackpot in 2019 have already given 60 million to charities, friends, and family By Kate Northrop In just nearly two years, an English couple who won a 114.9 million (US$153.7 million) EuroMillions jackpot, the fourth largest awarded by the UK National Lottery since its inception, have already given away half of their winnings to friends, family and charities. Frances, 54, and her husband, Patrick Connolly, 56, found out that they won the massive prize on New Year's Day in
Dec 9, 2020, 4:24 pm - Lottery News

Group of ten public workers claim $5.9 million Ohio Lottery jackpot
The Lucky Ten hit it big By Kate Northrop A group of ten public workers from Ohio who call themselves The Lucky Ten just split a $5.9 million Classic Lotto jackpot after spending 16 years playing the lottery together on a weekly basis. Last Monday, Nov. 23, The Lucky Ten hit the winning numbers 8, 13, 18, 26, 33, and 39, which they played for the last 16 years, to win the Classic Lotto top prize of $5.9 million. Two representatives, Nick and Gery, claimed the prize at the Ohio Lotte
Dec 2, 2020, 2:50 pm - Lottery News