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North Carolina woman claims half-million lottery jackpot right before ticket expired
Lucky woman narrowly escapes every lottery player's worst nightmare By Kate Northrop A North Carolina Lottery player claimed a half-million Cash 5 jackpot just in time after losing the winning ticket for months. Ana Maya of Graham nearly lost out on a Cash 5 jackpot worth $532,234 when her winning ticket went missing in a moving fiasco, but the ticket luckily resurfaced from an odd hiding spot. The 32-year-old customer service employee stopped at Huff's Interstate on Maple Aven
Feb 18, 2022, 6:50 am - Lottery News

Wisconsin couple claims share of $632.6 million Powerball jackpot
Massive windfall is a blessing for Wisconsin winners By Kate Northrop A happily married couple stepped forward to claim their share of the $632.6 million Powerball jackpot that was split by two winning tickets in California and Wisconsin last month. Tammy and Cliff Webster, of Oneida, are part-winners of the seventh-largest jackpot in the Powerball game and the eleventh-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. Last month, excitement around the swelling Mega Millions and Powerball
Feb 10, 2022, 3:29 pm - Lottery News

Gaming board tracks down Las Vegas tourist after slot machine failed to inform him of jackpot win
Out-of-state player finally gets rightful prize after hours of painstaking detective work By Kate Northrop The Nevada Gaming Control Board went on the hunt for an out-of-town winner after a slot machine at a Las Vegas casino failed to inform him of a huge jackpot win. A slot machine malfunction caused a tourist to walk away from a Las Vegas casino completely unaware that he had won a nearly $230,000 jackpot, but the gaming board was willing to put in the work to make sure the playe
Feb 8, 2022, 1:29 pm - Lottery News

Ireland Lottery retailers trying to keep up with jackpot frenzy
Stores are stuffed with hopeful lottery players ahead of the must-win Lotto draw By Kate Northrop Ireland National Lottery retailers are experiencing a massive surge of lottery ticket sales in advance of the must-win Lotto draw to be held on Saturday. On Thursday, the Lottery announced that one or more players are guaranteed to win the record-breaking 19.06 million (US$21.81 million) Lotto jackpot in a will be won event after it rolled seven months without a winner. Since the a
Jan 14, 2022, 4:13 pm - Lottery News

Ireland National Lottery to hold must-win draw for €19 million jackpot
The seven-month winner drought will finally end Saturday By Kate Northrop It's been seven months without a winner in the Ireland National Lottery's Lotto game, and Saturday, the capped 19.06 million (US$21.81 million) jackpot will finally be awarded to one (or more) lucky players. The National Lottery announced on Thursday that one or more players will win the current record-breaking Lotto jackpot in a guaranteed will be won event to be held this Saturday. We know that most of
Jan 13, 2022, 2:09 pm - Lottery News

Tickets sold in California and Wisconsin split $632.6 million Powerball jackpot
Two players get a piece of the seventh-largest Powerball jackpot in history Updated with retailer location for Wisconsin ticket By Kate Northrop Two Powerball tickets, one sold in California and the other in Wisconsin, won the eleventh-largest lottery prize in U.S. history on Wednesday night. The lucky numbers for the $632.6 million jackpot were 6, 14, 25, 33, and 46, with Powerball 17. The Power Play multiplier was 2. The lump sum payout for the two winnings tickets is a
Jan 6, 2022, 12:17 pm - Lottery News

Multiple increases yield massive $610 million Powerball jackpot
Higher-than-predicted lottery sales boost both major multi-state jackpots By Kate Northrop Today, multiple state lotteries announced increases for both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots driven by higher-than-normal lottery ticket sales. Thanks to the excitement around the Powerball jackpot that continues to swell with each consecutive rollover, the jackpot amount for the Wed., Jan 5, 2022 Powerball drawing has grown to a whopping $610 million. The last time a Powerball j
Jan 4, 2022, 3:21 pm - Lottery News

Ireland National Lottery to propose must-win jackpot draws
Debate about forcing a jackpot win heats up as Lotto jackpot continues to roll beyond six months By Kate Northrop Executives at Premier Lotteries Ireland, the operator of the Ireland National Lottery, are in talks about enacting regulations that would require a drawing for a capped jackpot to produce a winner after a certain number of rollovers. After an Irish politician called for an audit of the Lottery's machinations , suggesting that there may be some flaws in the operation of
Dec 15, 2021, 1:19 pm - Lottery News

$699.8 million Powerball winner from California steps forward to claim jackpot
The winner of the seventh-largest lottery prize in U.S. history now has a name Includes audio report By Kate Northrop The California Lottery announced on Thursday that the winner of the largest jackpot ever won in the state was finally claimed by a winning ticketholder from Morro Bay. Just a few months ago in October, the nearly $700 million Powerball jackpot had lottery players across the country on the edge of their seats. Now, there is finally a name to the winner of the fif
Dec 12, 2021, 3:27 pm - Lottery News

Group of 55 women take home record $80 million in Australian Powerball lottery
Gymgoers who get fit together win together By Kate Northrop 55 women from a ladies-only gym called Curves are celebrating together after they won the $80 million (US$57.4 million) Australian Lottery Powerball jackpot drawn on Thurs., Dec. 2. A lottery pool consisting of members from a small gym in a Beldon suburb took home the $80 million Division One Powerball prize last week. It was also the largest jackpot won in Western Australia and the equal biggest prize won from any Aus
Dec 8, 2021, 3:04 pm - Lottery News