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$545 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot rolls a record 37 times
14th-largest US lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop After a record 37th-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 $528.8 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a whopping $545 million for Monday's drawing the 14th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time. But since most winners choose t
Sep 26, 2021, 4:22 pm - Lottery News

NEW VIDEO: The largest lottery jackpots in history
Will these jackpots ever be dethroned? By Kate Northrop Today, Lottery Post released its latest video on the biggest lottery jackpots in history. Since there's no telling when a jackpot will be won in the future, this list is subject to change. Quite honestly, we're hoping it does! At the time we recorded this video, the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots had just almost reached a combined $1 billion , so we thought it would be fitting to take a look back at the five largest lott
Sep 24, 2021, 5:22 pm - Lottery News

Lottery ticket sold in New York wins $431 million Mega Millions jackpot
By Kate Northrop After a run of 29 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 30th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game produced a single $431 million winner last night when one ticket sold in New York matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. The winner will now have to choose between being paid $431 million in 30 annually-increasing payments over 29 years or the lump-sum estimated cash value of $314.4 million. According to USA Mega's Mega Millions Jackpot Analysis, aft
Sep 22, 2021, 2:53 pm - Lottery News

Mega Millions and Powerball offer nearly $1 billion in combined lottery jackpots
Chance to win nearly half a billion dollars tonight By Kate Northrop Lottery players are eyeing up the two nearly identical multi-state jackpots that have reached almost a combined $1 billion this week. That means that someone could go to sleep tonight a half billion dollars richer. According to leading multi-state lottery website USA Mega , the Mega Millions jackpot sits at an estimated $432 million with a cash value of $312.8 million, while tonight's Powerball drawing offers
Sep 20, 2021, 2:38 pm - Lottery News

£27 million EuroMillions lottery winner found dead at home
Millionaire with serious illness said that winning the lottery destroyed her life By Kate Northrop A lottery winner of a 27 million (US$37.4 million) EuroMillions jackpot was found dead in her bungalow on Thursday. After winning millions in the Ireland National Lottery in 2013, Margaret Loughrey, then 48, instantly went from being poor, unemployed and struggling to one of the nation's richest individuals. She had just completed her dream home when she was discovered dead this week. E
Sep 13, 2021, 8:40 am - Lottery News

Michigan man wins $18.41 million Lotto 47 jackpot with numbers he played for 30 years
Thinking of changing up your numbers anytime soon? You might want to rethink that. By Kate Northrop After sticking with the same set of numbers for three decades and rarely missing a drawing, one Michigan man is walking away with a Lotto 47 jackpot worth $18.41 million. There's no way to perfectly describe the unwavering patience and resolve of one anonymous Michigan man, who finally hit the jackpot with the same set of numbers he's played for 30 years. The spectacular win might give
Aug 30, 2021, 2:00 pm - Lottery News

NEW VIDEO: The biggest scandal in lottery history
The scam that changed the lottery forever By Kate Northrop It was the hottest scandal and largest invasion of trust in lottery history, something that never should have happened, was predicted by Lottery Post or years, and absolutely could have been prevented. Many lottery players think of a now-retired multi-state game when they hear the name Hot Lotto, but most lottery connoisseurs will remember the long-running drama associated with it, one that changed the lottery industry fore
Aug 27, 2021, 5:14 pm - Lottery News

Indiana man will continue cutting grass after $15.8 million Hoosier Lotto win
Truck driver to keep up with side job following multi-million-dollar win By Kate Northrop A truck driver will continue to mow grass on the side even after scooping up the $15.8 million jackpot in a Hoosier Lottery Hoosier Lotto drawing on Sat., Aug. 14, 2021. The win came as an obvious shock to Craig Jones of Plainfield, who unknowingly had the winning lottery ticket in his possession for two days before realizing its worth. I cut grass on Sunday, worked Monday, and didn't think to
Aug 23, 2021, 11:29 am - Lottery News

Washington Army veteran of 29 years wins $5.4 million Lotto jackpot
Last minute deviation from routine rewards in full By Kate Northrop A quick and simple deviation from an everyday routine earned a Washington Army veteran a $5.4 million Lotto prize. Having served in the Army for 29 years, 59-year-old Kenneth C. of Spokane was used to a daily routine since transitioning to a civilian life. On most days after work, he would stop at a store, buy what he needed, and pick up a few lottery tickets while he's at it. He always has a play slip handy, ready t
Aug 20, 2021, 8:18 am - Lottery News

£2.4 million UK lottery winner opens up 17 years after win
Lucky player offers a glimpse into his normal life By Kate Northrop More often then not, it's the unfortunate lottery winners we hear about years after the big win, but one UK winner opened up about how he maintained both his wealth and normalcy after winning 2.4 million (US$3.3 million) 17 years ago. Ben Woods of Rock Ferry did what any person might do after winning the lottery travel abroad and go on vacation. While most advertised stories chronicle the downfall of unlucky lottery win
Aug 17, 2021, 3:54 pm - Lottery News