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Canadian man claims record $64 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot right before it expires
Region's biggest lottery prize almost fades away By Kate Northrop A record-breaking $64 million (US$47.26 million) Lotto 6/49 jackpot was claimed by one Canadian man just mere weeks before the winning ticket expired. Atlantic Canada's largest lottery prize almost went unclaimed, but the lucky winner stepped forward with the ticket with just 19 days left on the clock. Merel Chiasson of Bas-Caraquet, New Brunswick, had a winning lottery ticket worth $64 million in his bedroom dress
Mar 30, 2024, 11:50 am - Lottery News

Texas Lottery pays out largest jackpot in state history with $360 million Mega Millions claim
South Dakota-based trust claims largest prize ever paid out to a Texas Lottery player By Kate Northrop A trust based in South Dakota made Texas Lottery history when they claimed a $360 million Mega Millions jackpot this week. The Blue Yucca Trust, of Rapid City, South Dakota, came forward to claim a $360 million Mega Millions jackpot and because the biggest lottery winner in the state of Texas, the Texas Lottery announced on Wednesday. On Oct. 6, 2023, one Quick Pick ticket match
Nov 16, 2023, 10:26 am - Lottery News

New Jersey Lottery Pick 3 results "1-1-1" and "1-0-1" set new payout record
Yet another single day record thanks to lucky numbers and game change By Kate Northrop Lottery results for two New Jersey Pick 3 drawings in a row jointly produced a new prize payout record thanks to two combinations that were just one number off from each other. Ones and zeroes stole the show for New Jersey lottery players this past week after two consecutive drawings set yet another new single day prize payout record. On Wed., Oct. 11, New Jersey players saw the popular combina
Oct 15, 2023, 2:00 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina woman wins largest Keno lottery prize in state history at $168,750
New record to beat in in-state Keno game By Kate Northrop A North Carolina woman set a new record for the largest win in the North Carolina Lottery's Carolina Keno game at $168,750. There's a new record to beat in the Carolina Keno game, with one lucky player setting the bar at a $168,750 win. Durham resident Tiffany Warner was the one to make Carolina Keno history on Friday afternoon when she bought a multiplier ticket during the final Carolina Keno Bonus hour promotion. To
Aug 29, 2023, 12:28 pm - Lottery News

Virginia sailor sets new record for largest instant lottery prize won online in U.S.
Lucky winner sails into $1,817,588 jackpot By Kate Northrop A Virginia man set a record for the largest instant online lottery prize won in the United States at $1,817,588 right from the comfort of his car. Byron Bundoc didn't need to buy a lottery ticket at a brick-and-mortar retailer to win big. Instead, he won over $1,800,000 while sitting in his driveway. Earlier this month, the Virginia Beach native had just returned from participating in a volunteer event when he arrived ho
Aug 15, 2023, 6:48 pm - Lottery News

Michigan man wins record $503,254 Club Keno prize
Lucky player wins second big Club Keno prize and makes history while he's at it By Kate Northrop A Michigan lottery player won his second big Club Keno jackpot and set the new record for the highest prize won in the game at $503,254 while doing so. Dan Housler, of Portage, made Michigan Lottery history and established a new personal best at Club Keno when he won a record-setting $503,254 jackpot. Club Keno is an in-state draw game that draws 20 numbers from 1 to 80 in drawings th
Aug 13, 2023, 3:16 pm - Lottery News

$1.55 BILLION: Biggest Mega Millions jackpot ever to be drawn Tuesday
Third-largest lottery jackpot in history Cash value is more than three-quarters of a billion dollars By Todd Northrop Last night, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game produced no top winner for the 31st consecutive drawing, prompting lottery officials to raise the game's jackpot to $1.55 billion the largest jackpot in the game's 27-year history. A winner who chooses the cash option would receive a lump-sum $757.2 million three-quarters of a billion dollars in cash! It'
Aug 5, 2023, 6:58 am - Lottery News

New York man claims state's biggest Mega Millions prize at $476 million
It still doesn't feel real. By Kate Northrop Someone in New York won the state's largest Mega Millions jackpot, setting the new record at $476 million. On Monday, he stepped forward to claim the prize. Johnnie Taylor, 71, of Howard Beach, was the sole winner of the Mega Millions jackpot from the drawing on April 14, 2023. It is the largest Mega Millions prize won in New York since the game launched in the state in 2002. The previous record was a $437 million jackpot won by a tic
Jun 8, 2023, 7:45 pm - Lottery News

Three tickets split record $2.09 million New Jersey Lottery Jersey Cash 5 jackpot
Two different retailers sell tickets for largest jackpot in the game By Kate Northrop Three winning tickets bought at two different retailers split the New Jersey Lottery's record $2.09 million Jersey Cash 5 jackpot on Friday. New Jersey lottery players were abuzz with anticipation in advance of the drawing on Friday for the record $2.09 million Jersey Cash 5 drawing, which produced three winning tickets. After 11 consecutive drawings without a winner, the exact jackpot amount to
May 30, 2023, 6:36 pm - Lottery News

Iowa man claims largest Lotto America jackpot at $40 million
Lottery winner claims biggest Lotto America prize in history Includes video report By Kate Northrop An Iowa man claimed the largest Lotto America jackpot in the game's history a prize of $40.03 million. Earl Lape, of Dubuque, is the winner of the biggest Lotto America prize ever, and despite thinking it was just an April Fool's prank, it was no joke. On Monday, Lape was greeted with confetti, fanfare, and a warm welcome from Iowa Lottery staff upon his arrival at Lottery head
Apr 11, 2023, 7:27 am - Lottery News

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