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Idaho Lottery says it's working with Legislature on 'alternative path forward' for Powerball
The Idaho Lottery took to Facebook Wednesday after lawmakers killed legislation that would have allowed Powerball to be played in the state. Today, the Idaho House State Affairs Committee held a bill in committee that would have allowed Idahoans to continue to play the Powerball game, Idaho Lottery wrote. Work continues with the Legislature to determine an alternative path forward to ensure no disruption in service to Idaho's single most popular lottery game, for the benefit of Idaho's publi
Mar 12, 2021, 7:56 am - Lottery News

Idaho ends Powerball in state, fearing foreign participation
Idaho lawmakers fearing foreign participation in the Powerball lottery killed legislation on Wednesday that would have allowed the game with huge jackpots to continue in the state after a run of more than 30 years. The move came after Idaho Lottery officials sought a change in state law because Powerball is expanding to include Australia in 2021 and Britain in 2022. But current Idaho law only allows lotteries in the state played by people in the U.S. and Canada. Idaho was one of the first
Mar 11, 2021, 6:25 am - Lottery News

Fortune cookie gives Florida player a lucky break
Lottery player wins big after using numbers from a popular paper slip By Kate Northrop A fortune cookie lived up to its name after a Florida resident won a $500,000 Powerball prize in the North Carolina Lottery after using the numbers written on the back of the paper slip. Ernesto Sorzano got to enjoy a nice meal consisting of his favorite take-out of shrimp and fried rice and an impressive $500,000 windfall to boot, thanks to the numbers printed on the little paper slip inside his fort
Mar 1, 2021, 2:14 pm - Lottery News

Wisconsin veteran claims two major lottery prizes in two weeks
Retiree beats incredible odds in a short amount of time By Kate Northrop After winning a Wisconsin Lottery Badger 5 jackpot and Powerball prize in just two weeks, one Wisconsin veteran is walking away $171,000 richer. Norman Fuller Jr. of Port Edwards is a frequent lottery player whose enthusiasm for the game paid off twice within two weeks. On Jan., 25, 2021, he split the $242,000 Badger 5 jackpot with another winner and took home an impressive $121,000. The winning numbers for the Bad
Feb 23, 2021, 12:35 pm - Lottery News

Former fiancé sues $188 million Powerball jackpot winner
By Kate Northrop The ex-fianc of a North Carolina Powerball winner is suing her for allegedly giving away over a million dollars' worth of property he claims were gifts given to him by her. Lamarr McDow, the former fianc of $188 million Powerball winner Marie Holmes, filed a lawsuit against her after she reportedly gave away his gifts consisting of cars, clothes, and miscellaneous property that totaled over $1.4 million in value. Holmes lived with her then-boyfriend McDow at the time of
Feb 16, 2021, 11:28 am - Lottery News

New Michigan bill would allow multi-state lottery winners to remain anonymous
By Kate Northrop On Thursday, a State Representative proposed new legislature that would allow Michigan winners of multi-state games like Mega Millions and Powerball to remain anonymous when claiming a prize. Only winners of local in-state Michigan games are currently allowed to remain anonymous, but a bill introduced by Rep. Pat Outman specifies that players who win multi-state games would be able to choose to remain anonymous as well. According to a press release, the intention of the
Feb 14, 2021, 9:01 am - Lottery News

Multi-state lottery games make North Carolina players millionaires overnight
Two players hit it big under extraordinary circumstances By Kate Northrop The recent Mega Millions and Powerball drawings created dozens of millionaires overnight after players rushed to buy their tickets and join the fray. Two lucky North Carolina residents are among those who found themselves richer under some rather unique circumstances. Anthony Dowe of Leland was one of those players. He had purchased tickets for the Mega Millions drawing on Fri., Jan. 22 for the historic $1.05 bill
Jan 28, 2021, 12:25 pm - Lottery News

Dozens of lottery players across the USA hit it big in Powerball
By Kate Northrop In an unusual Powerball drawing Saturday, dozens of players won huge prizes, including a New Jersey player who won the $23.2 million jackpot. Anyone who thought the Powerball excitement would end after one player from Maryland won a massive $731.1 million Powerball jackpot Wednesday was in for a surprise the very next drawing. Just three days later on Sat., Jan. 23, the $23.2 million Powerball jackpot was scooped up by a lone player from New Jersey, with another 43 tick
Jan 26, 2021, 7:10 pm - Lottery News

$731.1 million Powerball lottery jackpot won by single ticket sold in Maryland
Updated with retailer that sold winning ticket By Todd Northrop One Powerball lottery ticket sold in Maryland won the sixth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history on Wednesday night. The lucky numbers for the $731.1 million jackpot were 40, 53, 60, 68, and 69, with Powerball number 22. The Power Play multiplier was 3. The top prize was adjusted upwards from the initial estimate of $730 million after all proceeds were counted Wednesday night. The lump sum payout for the single winning
Jan 21, 2021, 8:09 am - Lottery News

Alabama residents cross state lines in droves to play lottery as jackpots soar
Possibility of state lottery remains in limbo as residents pressure lawmakers By Kate Northrop The jackpots for multi-state games Mega Millions and Powerball are at record highs this week, and Alabama residents are doing all they can to join in on the fun while they wait endlessly for an approval of a state-run lottery of their own. Alabama is one of five U.S. states that does not yet have its own state lottery. Locals are flustered with the hassle of having to drive to one of four bord
Jan 18, 2021, 5:07 pm - Lottery News