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Mega Millions and Powerball offer $1.11 billion in combined lottery jackpots
Chance to win $460 million tonight and $650 million tomorrow By Todd Northrop Lottery players have two massive multi-state jackpots to try to win this week, adding up to a whopping $1.11 billion in total. According to leading multi-state lottery website USA Mega , the Mega Millions jackpot sits at an estimated $650 million with a cash value of $308.6 million, while tonight's Powerball drawing offers a $460 million estimated jackpot with a cash option of $220.4 million. Powerbal
Today, 7:20 am - Lottery News

DC man sues the lottery after incorrect numbers posted on website would have won him $340 million
A Washington, D.C. man who thought he had won a $340 million Powerball jackpot is suing the lottery and other companies related to the Powerball game after the district's website displayed the wrong winning numbers, which happened to match the numbers on his ticket. John Cheeks purchased a Powerball lottery ticket at the center of the dispute on Jan. 6, 2023. Although Cheeks did not see the Powerball drawing the following day, he saw his numbers posted on the DC lottery's website two days la
Feb 21, 2024, 7:48 am - Lottery News

30 Kentucky middle school employees win $1M Powerball prize, hid lottery ticket in math textbook
By Kate Northrop A group of 30 middle school employees carpooled to the Kentucky Lottery after the final school bell rang on Tuesday to collect their $1 million Powerball prize. 30 educators from a Boone County middle school regrouped after work to collect the $1 million Powerball prize they won in the Jan. 27 drawing and showed up at Lottery headquarters in high spirits. The group calls themselves the Jones 30, named after the Rector A. Jones Middle School in Florence that brought t
Feb 3, 2024, 9:27 am - Lottery News

Michigan man wins $200K Powerball prize after playing his kids' birthdays numbers
While most parents see their kids as lucky charms, this dad has the proof to back it up. Michigan resident James Allen is up $200,000 after using his children's birthdays as lottery numbers and winning. Allen told the Michigan Lottery that he first believed he had only won $50,000. However, he soon realized the prize money was four times that. The Powerball's Power Play had multiplied his winnings. I checked my ticket and went to bed thinking I had won $50,000 because I forgot about the
Jan 22, 2024, 7:55 am - Lottery News

Washington, D.C. woman wins $2 million Powerball prize from lottery ticket gifted to her by husband
Winner unwraps the perfect present on Christmas Day By Kate Northrop A Powerball lottery ticket ended up being the best present under the Christmas tree for one Washington D.C. woman, who won $2 million from the ticket gifted to her by her husband. A Washington D.C. woman won $2 million on a Powerball lottery ticket that she received as a gift from her husband on Christmas Day. Pamela V. rang in the new year with a $2 million winning Powerball ticket in-hand thanks to her husband
Jan 9, 2024, 12:36 pm - Lottery News

$1 million winning Powerball lottery ticket bought in Texas will expire in a week
Yet another expiring ticket worth $1 million for this drawing By Kate Northrop Sadly, more than one $1 million winning Powerball lottery ticket from the same drawing is expiring, including one bought in Texas. A $1 million Powerball prize from a winning ticket bought in Texas will be expiring very soon, with just a week left for the owner to step forward and claim it. Texas Lottery officials announced on Thursday that the winning ticket purchased at Big Shot on Bissonnet Street i
Jan 7, 2024, 2:19 pm - Lottery News

Unclaimed $1 million Powerball lottery ticket bought in Kentucky will expire this month
Less than two weeks for the winner to come forward By Kate Northrop There isn't much time left for a Kentucky Lottery player to claim a winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million, which is set to expire later this month. Whoever is holding a $1 million winning Powerball ticket in Kentucky better step forward to claim it soon or else risk losing out on the prize for good. Kentucky Lottery officials announced Wednesday that a winning Powerball ticket purchased at Pilot Travel Center
Jan 4, 2024, 6:57 am - Lottery News

One Michigan lottery ticket wins $842.4 million Powerball jackpot
Lump-sum cash option worth $425.2 million By Todd Northrop Someone in the state of Michigan started off the new year better than the rest of us. After 29 consecutive drawings without a winner, the multi-state Powerball lottery game finally produced a winner on the 30th try, resulting in a single ticket worth $842.4 million in 30 payments over 29 years, or $425.2 million in cash all at once. The winning ticket was purchased at Food Castle located at 3035 East Grand Blanc Road, in
Jan 2, 2024, 7:28 am - Lottery News

North Carolina woman collapses on live TV after becoming first Powerball millionaire of the year
New Year's Eve celebration is overwhelming with million-dollar lottery win By Kate Northrop The North Carolina winner of the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year drawing collapsed on the ground immediately upon finding out she won a million-dollar lottery prize on live television. The world watched as North Carolina resident Pamela Bradshaw fell over in disbelief, struggling to come to terms with the overwhelming excitement of becoming the first millionaire of 2024 with everyone w
Jan 1, 2024, 7:13 pm - Lottery News

Powerball welcomes 2024 with an $810 million New Year's Day jackpot
10th-largest jackpot in US history By Todd Northrop What a way to start the new year! In the lottery world, 2024 is starting with a loud bang, as the multi-state Powerball game is holding a drawing for a whopping $810 million jackpot on New Year's Day. The massive Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $786.1 million grand prize. It is the 10th-highest lottery jackpot in history, and the 5th-largest Powerball
Dec 31, 2023, 7:57 am - Lottery News

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