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Mega Millions drawings won't go home until someone wins
Tonight's $222 million Mega Millions drawing will be broadcast live from Times Square in New York City, and Mega Millions drawings will continue to originate from Times Square until the Mega Millions jackpot is won, according to Michigan Lottery officials.Mega Millions drawings normally run 45 seconds in length, but will be extended to 60 seconds for the special drawing(s) being held in Times Square.The Georgia Lottery said the 11 participating states decided to move the drawing to New York's Ti
Feb 20, 2004, 9:07 am - Lottery News

Mega Millions Jackpot Raised to $222 Million
As of 11:30 a.m. today, lottery officials for the Mega Millions game announced that -- due to solid ticket sales -- the estimated jackpot for Friday, February 20 has been increased to $222 million.If one winning ticket matches all six numbers in Friday night's drawing and the player has selected annuity payments over 26 years, the $222 million jackpot would amount to pre-tax payments of roughly:$8.5 million per year,$164,200 per week, or,$23,450 per day.For those who prefer to take their cash wi
Feb 19, 2004, 12:04 pm - Lottery News

Mega Millions lottery jackpot fever
Have you bought your lottery ticket yet for the world's biggest lottery jackpot? You still have time.The Mega Millions Lottery jackpot is up to $215 Million, and is expected to climb even higher by Friday's drawing.It is the 8th largest jackpot in history right now.The state of Texas, which joined Mega Millions in December, is certainly pushing the jackpot even higher, with Texas players contributing between 12 percent and 15 percent of total sales, said Reagan Greer, executive director of the
Feb 19, 2004, 7:53 am - Lottery News

$35 Million Powerball Jackpot
Powerball is on a roll. There were no Powerball jackpot winners Wednesday but 308,146 players across the nation won a total of more than $2.5 million in prizes in America's Game.Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Wednesday's drawing the jackpot will grow to an estimated $35 million.The cash option for the Saturday, February 21 drawing will be an estimated $19.2 million. The numbers drawn were: 4, 24, 36, 44, 50 and the Powerball was 2. The Power Play multiplier was 4.Four player
Feb 19, 2004, 7:39 am - Lottery News

Times Square gets Mega ball drop
The drawing for the $215 million Mega Millions jackpot will be held in Times Square tomorrow, and New York's exuberant lottery celebrity, Yolanda Vega, will announce the winning numbers.Mega Millions is the closest thing going to a national lottery. New York and Ohio joined the multistate game in May 2002, and Texas joined last December, bringing to 11 the number of participating states.Six winning jackpot tickets worth a total of $400 million have been sold in New York over the last 21 months.
Feb 19, 2004, 7:26 am - Lottery News

Mega Millions lottery jackpot soars to $215 million
$215 Million jackpot is the highest in almost two yearsThe jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery drawing grew to $215 million Wednesday.None of the tickets sold for Tuesday's $177 million drawing matched all five lotto numbers and the Mega Ball. The next drawing will be Friday.The new jackpot is the highest Mega Millions jackpot since The Big Game was changed to Mega Millions on May 17, 2002. On April 16, 2002 three winners, from New Jersey, Georgia, and Illinois, claimed a $331 mil
Feb 18, 2004, 5:55 am - Lottery News

One in a Mega million
Tonight at 11, millions of people across the country will hold their breath and allow themselves to imagine their biggest dreams coming true - if only for a few seconds. And when it is all over, a huge chunk of them will sigh and think, I knew that was dumb idea. But a few of them might actually have to pinch themselves and call an accountant if a piece of the Mega Millions pie is theirs. That is why so many people are playing the Mega Millions Jackpot today.The fact that the jackpot is $177 m
Feb 17, 2004, 7:05 am - Lottery News

Clamor for $177 million Mega Millions lottery tickets
When the lottery's Mega Millions jackpot climbs into the stratosphere, people fork out the cash for tickets at local retailers, and the improving economy only helps the sales grow.Marcee Watson, a cashier at Mike's Party Store in Yale, Michigan, said that she expects people to begin flooding area convenience stores to buy tickets for Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing. The jackpot is expected to reach $177 million after a $150 million jackpot went without a winner Friday in each of the 11 st
Feb 16, 2004, 6:55 am - Lottery News

Powerball Jackpot Grows To $26 Million
The jackpot keeps growing and hundreds of thousands of players keep winning cash prizes in one of America's biggest lottery games. There were no Powerball jackpot winners Saturday but 338,212 players across the nation won a total of more than $2.8 million in prizes in America's Game.Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's drawing the jackpot will grow to an estimated $26 million. The cash option for the Wednesday, February 18 drawing will be an estimated $14.5 million.The
Feb 16, 2004, 6:20 am - Lottery News

Mega Millions Skyrockets to $177 Million
The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery grew to $177 million Saturday when no tickets matched all 5 numbers and the Mega Ball in the Friday drawing.The $177 million Mega Millions jackpot is the largest in eight months.The last time the Mega Millions jackpot was this large was on Friday, June 20, 2003, when part-time letter carrier Bernadette Geitka of Essex, Maryland, 54, was the sole winner of a $183 million Mega Millions jackpot.If the jackpot rolls over once more, it will likely
Feb 14, 2004, 8:10 am - Lottery News