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Powerball sales brisk for tonight's $137 million drawing
Visions of money stacks are dancing in the heads of Powerball players who recall the $314 million Christmas Day jackpot won by a West Virginia man last year.This year's holiday week drawing is on Christmas Eve and has fueled a spike in Powerball ticket purchases. I think people are out there spending their money left and right and there's always that little glimmer of hope that this will be a wonderful Christmas, said Mark Kempton, manager of Eddy's, a Council Bluffs gas station. It would make
Dec 24, 2003, 7:03 am - Lottery News

Multi-state jackpots could bring holiday cheer
Just in time for the holidays, the nation's two multi-state lottery games have jackpots that have grown to thresholds that usually produce frenzied buying.The Mega Millions game, played in eleven states, now has a jackpot of $100 million dollars for Tuesday night's drawing.The Powerball game, played in 24 states, Washington D.C., and the Virgin Islands, is now sporting a top prize of $137 million dollars for Wednesday's drawing.If all this seems eerily familiar, that may be because last December
Dec 22, 2003, 6:18 am - Lottery News

Powerball Jackpot Rolls To $137 Million
Visions of Powerball tickets will be dancing in the heads of lottery players across the nation this Christmas Eve. That's because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday's drawing, pushing the jackpot to an estimated $137 million. That's currently the largest lottery jackpot in the world.The cash option for the Wednesday, December 24 drawing will be an estimated $74.4 million.There may have been no Powerball jackpot winners Saturday but 770,912 players across the nation won a total
Dec 22, 2003, 6:16 am - Lottery News

Mega Millions jackpot increases to $100 million
The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery drawing grew to $100 million Saturday. None of the tickets sold for Friday's $85 million drawing matched all five lotto numbers and the Mega Ball. The next drawing will be Tuesday.There were 11 second-prize winners from Friday night's drawing, winning $175,000 each. Also, 46 players matched four of the five lotto numbers, plus the Mega Ball number. Those tickets are each worth $5,000.The winning numbers from Friday's drawing were: 5, 10, 17, 3
Dec 20, 2003, 9:15 am - Lottery News

$100 Million Jackpot is Texas Record
The Mega Millions jackpot, which increased to $100 million after no tickets matched all six numbers last night, is the highest jackpot ever for the state of Texas. We promised players a game that would produce high level jackpots and be exciting, said Reagan E. Greer, Executive Director of the Texas Lottery Commission. Not only did we reach that goal, we included a game feature that players told us they wanted the Megaplier, a chance for players to increase their non-jackpot prizes. Projectio
Dec 20, 2003, 9:03 am - Lottery News

Powerball Jackpot Reaches $116 Million
Powerball tickets are the perfect stocking stuffer this holiday shopping season for lottery players across the nation. The reason? Powerball has the largest current lottery jackpot in the world.There were no Powerball jackpot winners Wednesday but 706,567 players across the nation won a total of more than $6.1 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 $116 million.This is the fourth time this
Dec 18, 2003, 4:17 am - Lottery News

Mega Millions jackpot increases to $85 million
The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery drawing grew to $85 million Wednesday.None of the tickets sold for Tuesday's $71 million drawing matched all five lotto numbers and the Mega Ball. The next drawing will be Friday.There were eight second-prize winners from Tuesday night's drawing. Those tickets, which matched the five lotto numbers but missed the Mega Ball number, were worth $175,000 each. Also, 35 players matched four of the five lotto numbers, plus the Mega Ball number. Those
Dec 17, 2003, 4:38 am - Lottery News

$100 Million Powerball Jackpot
Powerball is on the rise and once again the jackpot has reached the $100 million range. There were no Powerball jackpot winners Saturday but 540,460 players across the nation won a total of more than $3.9 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 $100 million. That's currently the largest lottery jackpot in the world.This is the fourth time this year and the fifth time in the last thirteen mont
Dec 15, 2003, 6:54 am - Lottery News

Mega Millions jackpot increases to $71 million
The jackpot in the multistate Mega Millions lottery drawing has reached $71 million, the highest Mega Millions jackpot in almost 3 months.None of the tickets sold for Fridays $61 million drawing matched all five lotto numbers and the Mega Ball. The next drawing is Tuesday.The last time the Mega Millions jackpot was greater than $70 million was on September 30, when Danielle and Tirrell Moore from Fitzgerald, Georgia won a $150 million Mega Millions jackpot. They decided to take the cash option
Dec 15, 2003, 6:51 am - Lottery News

Lottery Event of the Year Happens in 10 Days
It is awaited with all the excitement and ritual proper to the season. Spain's Christmas lottery is worth a record 1.75 billion (US$2.14 billion) to the winners this year, including 380 million (US$465 million) for El Gordo ( The Fat One ).The 2003 tickets, illustrated with a sentimental Nativity scene painted by Spaniard Pedro Berruguete (1445-1503), were put on sale as far back as July.Ever since, hairdressers' windows, cafe counters and fast-food fronts have been plastered with millions
Dec 12, 2003, 7:19 am - Lottery News