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$750 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot surges to 4th-largest ever
Only the 4th time in history a lottery jackpot has grown to $700 million+ By Todd Northrop This week lottery players across the United States were pulling out all the stops to try and win Mega Millions, with one of the largest lottery jackpots in history, worth nearly $1.6 billion. After that jackpot was won Tuesday night on a single lottery ticket purchased in South Carolina, attention has suddenly shifted to the USA's other big multi-state lottery game, Powerball. Wednesday night w
Oct 25, 2018, 1:15 am - Lottery News

You just won a huge lottery jackpot! Now what?
By Todd Northrop This week we are seeing the largest lottery jackpots in history up for grabs to anyone spending as little as $2 for a ticket. The $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot is certainly getting most of the attention, but the $620 million Powerball jackpot would be just as life-changing to the winner. That's a total of more than $2.2 billion between the two games. It's not just life-changing money, it's multi-generational wealth. When one or more tickets eventually hit all si
Oct 22, 2018, 8:43 pm - Lottery News

Powerball joins lottery frenzy with $620 million jackpot
More than $2.2 billion in multi-state jackpots can be won this week By Todd Northrop This will be a week talked about in the lottery industry for a long time. Lottery players are dreaming about unimaginable wealth, lottery retailers are enjoying the prosperity of a huge uptick in store traffic, and state governments are rubbing their hands in anticipation of a revenue windfall. Everyone knows about the record $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot that is being talked about around the wo
Oct 21, 2018, 10:16 am - Lottery News

Lottery sales at retailers 'almost pandemonium'
Are you dreaming about hitting it big with the lottery? You're not alone. Lottery retailers are seeing a torrent of sales with $1.4 billion in lottery jackpot winnings up for grabs. As of Thursday afternoon, the Mega Millions jackpot was at a jaw-dropping record high of $970 million with a cash option of $548.6 million. The next drawing is Friday night. The Powerball jackpot continues to grow as well. It's at $430 million with a cash option of $248 million. The next drawing is Saturday,
Oct 18, 2018, 2:29 pm - Lottery News

Powerball lottery jackpot jumps on huge sales
$430 million: Powerball peaking at same time as Mega Millions Over $1.3 billion in multi-state jackpots can be won this week By Todd Northrop This week has seen a frenzy of lottery tickets sales across the United States, with both Mega Millions and Powerball simultaneously reaching massive levels. With the Powerball jackpot increasing to $430 million after the Wednesday evening drawing, there is now close to $1.33 billion in combined jackpots on tap for lottery players this week. Sea
Oct 18, 2018, 10:29 am - Lottery News

Lotteries offer $1B in jackpots as Mega Millions nears record
A record-smashing Mega Millions prize could be awaiting a lucky winner when the multi-state lottery and Powerball kick off a two-day, $1 billion jackpot grab Tuesday night. The Mega Millions jackpot is currently $654 million, just $2 million short of the multi-state lottery game's record. Powerball's jackpot also represents: There is a top prize of at least $345 million on Wednesday. Both totals are expected to rise. The bloated payouts are a function of a jackpot drought. Mega Millions la
Oct 15, 2018, 5:48 pm - Lottery News

N.J. family that won $429 million lottery jackpot is 'praying' it forward
When Pearlie Mae Smith and her seven adult children won a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot in 2016, they promised to give 10 percent of their winnings the largest jackpot ever won in New Jersey to their church and to help others. Almost immediately, the Trenton family donated a portion of their winnings to set up the Smith Family Foundation to dole out grants to charities that support their mission to give back to the community. They view their windfall as a way to uphold their strong faith a
Oct 1, 2018, 10:30 am - Lottery News

New York man claims $245.6 million Powerball jackpot
Includes video report A Staten Island, New York, man came forward Thursday to officially claim a $245.6 million Powerball jackpot. Nandlall Mangal, 42, was the sole winner of the August 11 drawing. Mangal said he purchases his tickets when the jackpots reach $100 million. I was grocery shopping and knew the Powerball jackpot was big, he said. I decided that was a good time to buy my tickets. Mangal purchased a $6 Quick Pick ticket for that night's drawing and left it on his kitc
Sep 29, 2018, 8:13 am - Lottery News

Powerball winning ticket sold in Saturday's $245.6 million drawing
A single ticket sold in New York state won Saturday's Powerball jackpot worth $245.6 million, lottery officials announced early Sunday. The winning ticket was sold at the Stop Shop, 2754 Hylan Boulevard, on Staten Island, according to the New York State Lottery's Web site. There was no immediate word on who holds the winning ticket. Also Saturday there was a winner in Florida of a secondary prize of $2 million and a winner in Georgia of a $1 million prize. Saturday's winning Powerball n
Aug 12, 2018, 3:36 pm - Lottery News

NJ man claims $315.3 million Powerball lottery jackpot
Tayeb Souami was all smiles Friday as New Jersey lottery officials announced that he was the winner of the $315.3 million Powerball jackpot won in May. My day has come, the 55-year-old accountant told a crowd during a lottery presentation Friday. Hopefully one day it will come for you too. He added that he did work for a food importing company, but has quit his job since winning the jackpot. The Little Ferry native elected to take the cash payout, meaning he will receive $183.2 millio
Jun 8, 2018, 3:22 pm - Lottery News