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$2 billion Powerball lottery winner buys $25.5 million Hollywood Hills mansion
Winner of world's largest jackpot living in luxury By Kate Northrop The winner of the $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot is ready to live it up in luxury, having already purchased a $25.5 million Hollywood Hills mansion. Last month, Altadena resident Edwin Castro claimed the world's largest jackpot and is wasting no time in putting the unfathomable prize to good use. The last several months have taken Castro's life in a wild direction, with the lottery winner now the proud owner of
Mar 9, 2023, 4:39 pm - Lottery News

Another single-day payout record set by New Jersey Lottery Pick 4 "1957"
By Kate Northrop Yet another single-day prize payout record was set by the New Jersey Lottery's Pick 4 game when the popular number combination 1-9-5-7 was drawn on March 5. The Pick 4 midday and evening drawings on March 5 set a new single-day record for prize payouts, with lottery players in New Jersey winning a total of $1,105,318 in one day. It beats out the last record set on Dec. 28, 2022 when New Jersey players won a total of $1,023,210 in prizes, making the new record about $
Mar 6, 2023, 3:57 pm - Lottery News

California winner of $2.04 billion Powerball lottery jackpot revealed
Winner of the world's largest jackpot makes himself known Includes video report By Kate Northrop The California Lottery announced the name of the record-breaking $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot today at a news conference. The winner of the world's largest lottery jackpot has finally come forward to cement his name in the history books and claim his earth-shattering prize. Lottery Director Alvin Johnson revealed the winner's name to be Edwin Castro, who declined to take part i
Feb 14, 2023, 2:54 pm - Lottery News

Two record prizes claimed by Mississippi lottery players in one day
A big day for the Mississippi Lottery record books By Kate Northrop Two Mississippi Lottery players scooped up two remarkable prizes in one day, setting a new record for the state's largest prizes won in two particular lottery games. One Mega Millions prize of $4 million and a nearly-$1 million Match 5 prize were claimed on Wednesday in Mississippi. The two prize claims set the record for the largest prizes won in both games in the state of Mississippi since the state started sel
Feb 12, 2023, 7:29 am - Lottery News

7-7-7 payout in New Jersey Lottery Pick 3 sets single-day record
More prizes doled out since recent rule change By Kate Northrop Lottery players across the Garden State won the New Jersey Lottery's Pick 3 top prize, setting a new payout record in a single day. Thousands of tickets won the Pick 3 top prize when the lucky combination 7-7-7 was drawn on the evening of Thurs., Jan. 26. It was the evening of Lucky 7s not only were all three winning numbers 7-7-7, but the drawn Fireball number was 7 as well. Thanks to a rule change in November 2
Jan 30, 2023, 11:02 am - Lottery News

New Jersey Lottery Pick 4 payout sets single-day state record
Winners see results of new game change coming to fruition with huge payout By Kate Northrop For the first time ever in New Jersey, Pick 4 players won over $1 million in a single day thanks to a lucky set of four numbers and a particular rule change set in place last month. On Wed., Dec. 28, lottery players in New Jersey won a total of $1,023,210 in prizes, but a majority of those winnings came from one Pick 4 drawing. In mid-November, the New Jersey Lottery enacted a game change
Dec 30, 2022, 11:46 am - Lottery News

One lottery ticket sold in California wins $2 billion Powerball jackpot
Lump-sum cash option worth $997.6 million By Todd Northrop Around the United States, millions of people had to wait an extra ten hours last night to find out if they won the unbelievably massive Powerball jackpot, due to one unnamed state's inability to deal with the huge amount of ticket sales data. When the drawing did finally occur Tuesday morning, it turns out that just one ticket sold in California matched all six numbers drawn and won the entire jackpot. After all sales we
Nov 8, 2022, 1:00 pm - Lottery News

Record $1.9 billion Powerball drawing delayed until Tuesday
By Todd Northrop One of the most hotly-anticipated lottery drawings of all time never happened Monday night, as lottery officials were scrambling to process the massive amount of ticket sales data generated by the record $1.9 billion jackpot. Officials now estimate that the drawing should kick off sometime Tuesday morning. A specific time has not been set. The delay was initially caused by one participating lottery that needed extra time to complete required security protocols, the C
Nov 8, 2022, 6:27 am - Lottery News

Jaw-dropping prize money on the line for Monday drawing Cash option nearly $1 billion By Todd Northrop Last night Powerball didn't just set a new lottery jackpot record, it crushed the old record, putting the concept of a $2 billion lottery jackpot within reach. When the 40th drawing of the current Powerball jackpot run was conducted last night, it produced a combination of numbers that most lottery players typically wouldn't choose on their own: All the numbers except one were
Nov 6, 2022, 7:36 am - Lottery News

$1.6 BILLION: Powerball jackpot sets all-time record as ticket sales surge across the USA
Massive sales triggers jackpot increase to #1 all-time 3rd-largest cash value in history By Todd Northrop Due to a ticket-buying frenzy for Saturday's Powerball drawing, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has raised the official Powerball lottery jackpot estimate to $1.6 billion, setting the record for the largest lottery jackpot in history. The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised to $782.4 million, which is the third-largest lottery cash valu
Nov 4, 2022, 12:04 pm - Lottery News