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$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

$730 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot skyrockets
6th-largest US jackpot ever; 4th-largest cash value ever By Todd Northrop There are going to be a lot of lottery tickets sold this week. For the first time ever, both the Powerball and Mega Millions multi-state lottery jackpots are simultaneously above $700 million, creating a total of $1.58 billion in jackpot prize money combined. It's also the first time both games concurrently offered a cash option of more then $500 million. This unique record comes after nobody won the top pri
Jan 17, 2021, 8:28 am - Lottery News

$640 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot rolls again
5th-largest cash value in US history By Todd Northrop This week lottery players across the United States will be pulling out all the stops to try and win Powerball, featuring one of the largest lottery jackpots in history, worth an estimated $640 million. If you feel like it's been a long time since Powerball last had a jackpot winner you'd be right. The 34 consecutive drawings since the last winner on Sept. 16 is the longest stretch without a jackpot winner in the game's history. Al
Jan 14, 2021, 7:54 am - Lottery News

Powerball $550 million jackpot is game's largest in two years
13th-largest US lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop After a 33rd 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 $489.6 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a whopping $550 million for Wednesday's drawing the 13th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time, and the 9th-largest jackpot in the gam
Jan 10, 2021, 8:33 am - Lottery News

Mega Millions lottery jackpot increased to $520 million on strong sales
By Kate Northrop Lottery officials have just announced that the jackpot for tonight's Mega Millions drawing has been raised from $510 million to $520 million, making this week's Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots just $10 million shy of a combined $1 billion. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown since Sep. 18 and has rolled 32 times, starting at $20 million. Mega Millions offers two jackpot payment options: the $520 million annuity prize paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29
Jan 8, 2021, 12:31 pm - Lottery News

Mega Millions and Powerball roll to combined $785 million jackpot
2021 begins with two massive lottery jackpots ready to be won By Kate Northrop With many people aching to finally cast aside 2020 and breathe a sigh of relief, the United States' two biggest multi-state lottery games feature jackpots worth nearly $800 million combined that will instantly change the fortunes of whomever is lucky enough to win them. No one was able to match all six numbers for either the Mega Millions or Powerball drawings this week. As both jackpots sit near the $400 mil
Dec 31, 2020, 3:19 pm - Lottery News

USA Mega unveils new and improved website
By Kate Northrop Speednet Group, a leading lottery technology company, announced today that it has re-launched the USA Mega website with an updated, modern look that works equally well on mobile devices, computers, and tablets. USA Mega offers players and industry professionals a myriad of tools and resources for playing Powerball and Mega Millions, including the latest lottery results, jackpot analysis, news updates, statistics, official drawing videos, and the entire historical record of
Dec 18, 2020, 8:06 am - Lottery News

Iowa man drove around with Powerball ticket worth $50K for nearly a year
Fortunate discovery comes soon after a company-wide layoff By Kate Northrop It's been an emotional rollercoaster for an Iowan lottery player who drove around with a winning Powerball ticket worth $50,000 in his car for almost a full year. For Casey Langan, 49, this holiday season has been filled with ups and downs after having discovered that he was in possession of a winning Powerball lottery ticket after having just been laid off from his job. He was let go from his company as part
Dec 11, 2020, 4:09 pm - Lottery News

Colorado man forfeits lottery winnings after missing claim deadline by three days
Player who lost out urges other winners not to wait to claim winnings By Kate Northrop With days melding together in the midst the ongoing pandemic, it's easy to lose track of time. Sadly, that's exactly what happened to a Colorado player who lost all of his lottery winnings when he missed the deadline to turn the winning ticket in by just three days. Peter Bayley bought a ticket for the Powerball draw game this past spring and won $1,500 using his own lucky numbers. He was ecstatic he
Nov 2, 2020, 10:36 am - Lottery News