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One lottery ticket in Pennsylvania wins $206.9 million Powerball jackpot
Updated with retailer that sold the winning ticket By Kate Northrop A single ticket sold in Pennsylvania matched all six numbers in the Powerball lottery drawing Wednesday night, lottery officials announced today. Someone in Pennsylvania is holding a ticket worth $206.9 million. The winner will have the option to take the cash payment of $122.4 million instead of the annuity. The winning ticket was sold at Sheetz located at 205 North Center Avenue in New Stanton. The retailer wil
Aug 4, 2022, 1:06 pm - Lottery News

Nebraska woman who cut back on playing the lottery wins $1 million Powerball prize
It's the biggest thing she'd ever won By Kate Northrop A once-daily Powerball player is now reaping the rewards from reducing her habitual play, having won a $1 million second-prize after having cut back on her playing. Wendy Donahue of Omaha, Nebraska has just won the most momentous prize of her life after scooping up a $1 million Powerball prize in the July 25 drawing. It's also the biggest thing she'd ever won, next to a cake she won in a cake walk when she was 14 years old,
Aug 3, 2022, 7:26 pm - Lottery News

VIDEO: Lottery winners who are changing the world
A breath of fresh air and some good news for a change! By Kate Northrop Today, Lottery Post published a video about a group of people who just might hold the crown for the most generous lottery winners ever. It's been a while since the last time we've followed up on a winner in greater detail than most such as Jack Whittaker and David Lee Edwards. In the lottery world, it's unfortunately very easy to pull up a story about winners who don't manage their winnings well or end up going b
Jul 29, 2022, 4:26 pm - Lottery News

$366.7 million Powerball jackpot won in Vermont
For the first time in history, the winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold at a Vermont retailer, Vermont Lottery officials announced Thursday. The winning ticket was sold in Middlebury, at the Short Stop gas station on Court Street part of the Jolley chain of gas stations. The owner of the lucky ticket, who has not stepped forward to claim the windfall yet, won a payout worth $366.7 million spread out over 30 years, which they could take as an immediate cash payout of $208.5 million.
Jul 1, 2022, 7:23 am - Lottery News

Michigan woman wins $100,000 Powerball prize on free ticket
This player has all the luck By Kate Northrop A Michigan woman is double-lucky after a bonus credit she won from the Michigan Lottery turned into a $100,000 Powerball prize. Bonnie Zabel, 54, is happy she took advantage of a free credit awarded to her upon logging into her account on the Michigan Lottery's website she became $100,000 richer because of it. Last month, the Houghton Lake resident accessed her online Michigan Lottery account and was given a free spin in the Daily S
Jun 2, 2022, 8:23 pm - Lottery News

VIDEO: Should you move to California to win the lottery?
New York, New Jersey and Florida oh my! By Kate Northrop A winner from New York? Again? Oh, someone won the jackpot! Let me guess California. It's always someone from New Jersey... How many times have you heard that someone won Mega Millions or Powerball only to find out that the winner is from one of these three states? Everyone dreams about winning the lottery so does this mean you should pack your bags and move to California to make it come true? WATCH: Should you mo
May 27, 2022, 6:11 pm - Lottery News

California Powerball winner steps forward to claim share of $632.6 million jackpot
The waiting and wondering is over By Kate Northrop After over four months, the California winner of half of the $632.6 million Powerball jackpot drawn in January has come forward to claim their share of the massive prize. The wait is finally over. Orlando Zavala Lozano is one of the two winners who split the $632.6 million Powerball jackpot drawn on Jan. 5, 2022. When Lozano picked up a Powerball ticket at the 7-Eleven on the corner of Wyndham Drive and Valley Hi Drive in Sacra
May 24, 2022, 12:56 pm - Lottery News

VIDEO: How are lottery jackpots calculated?
By Kate Northrop Mega Millions and Powerball are the two biggest U.S. multi-state lottery games that offer players across the country the largest prizes imaginable, routinely holding the record for the largest jackpots in the world. But how do these jackpots achieve such historically high figures? What causes the jackpot to grow faster for some drawings? Why is the cash value different than the annuity, and why is it always a different percentage of the annuity? Perhaps you might have e
Apr 29, 2022, 6:00 pm - Lottery News

Multi-state lottery game Powerball celebrates its 30th birthday
Lotteries look back on three decades of winning By Kate Northrop Powerball, one of the largest draw-based lottery games in the United States, is turning 30 years old this week. State lotteries across the country are celebrating Powerball's 30th anniversary this week by taking a look back on some of their biggest local winners in the game's history. Happy birthday to Powerball, North Carolina Lottery Executive Director Mark Michalko said. No game has produced bigger dreams in No
Apr 20, 2022, 9:11 am - Lottery News

VIDEO: Lead Director of Mega Millions discusses potential game changes
LOTTERY POST EXCLUSIVE By Kate Northrop Thursday, Lottery Post had the opportunity to speak with Mega Millions Lead Director Pat McDonald discuss some of the most common questions players are asking about the multi-state game. In an exclusive interview with Lottery Post, McDonald also revealed that the game group is investigating potential ways to switch up the nationwide draw game. Part of McDonald's responsibilities as Lead Director includes heading up any changes and managem
Mar 25, 2022, 5:11 pm - Lottery News

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