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One lottery ticket in Pennsylvania wins $206.9 million Powerball jackpot
Updated with retailer that sold the winning ticket By Kate Northrop A single ticket sold in Pennsylvania matched all six numbers in the Powerball lottery drawing Wednesday night, lottery officials announced today. Someone in Pennsylvania is holding a ticket worth $206.9 million. The winner will have the option to take the cash payment of $122.4 million instead of the annuity. The winning ticket was sold at Sheetz located at 205 North Center Avenue in New Stanton. The retailer wil ...
Aug 4, 2022, 1:06 pm - Lottery News forum

Kentucky Lottery Instant Play jackpot winner celebrates by handing out money
What better way to use the cash? By Kate Northrop A Kentucky woman made it her goal to spread the love from winning an Instant Play jackpot by handing out some of her winnings to strangers. Christmas in July must have struck a chord with Crystal Dunn of Louisville, who decided there was no better way to celebrate her win than gifting some of the money to random strangers. On the night of July 7, a message popped up on Dunn's computer alerting her that she had won a jackpot worth ...
Aug 1, 2022, 4:49 pm - Lottery News forum

One Illinois lottery ticket wins $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Updated with final jackpot amount and retailer location By Todd Northrop After a run of 29 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 30th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions game produced a single $1.337 billion winner last night when one lottery ticket sold in Illinois matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. It was the fourth time a lottery jackpot had grown to more than $1 billion, and the third time a single ticket won $1 billion or more. The winner of the unimaginable ...
Jul 30, 2022, 8:48 am - Lottery News forum

$1.28 BILLION: Lottery officials raise tonight's Mega Millions jackpot estimate again
Lottery ticket-buying frenzy throughout the USA By Todd Northrop Across the United States, lottery tickets are being sold at a frantic pace that the state lotteries are struggling to keep up. Most of those sales are for the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game, which features a jackpot reaching into stratospheric heights only seen twice before in world history and a lump-sum cash value worth three quarters of a billion dollars. Just a day after the jackpot was raised to $1.1 bi ...
Jul 29, 2022, 12:56 pm - Lottery News forum

$1.1 BILLION: Rush of Mega Millions lottery sales prompts officials to raise jackpot estimate
Now the 3rd-largest lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop A rush of lottery ticket sales for the $1.025 billion Mega Millions jackpot has prompted lottery officials to revise their estimate for the Friday night drawing just one day after it was announced to $1.1 billion an increase of $75 million. The increased jackpot now ranks as the 3rd-largest lottery jackpot in history, and the 2nd-largest in Mega Millions game history. The all-important lump-sum cash value is now esti ...
Jul 28, 2022, 12:40 pm - Lottery News forum

$1.025 BILLION Mega Millions jackpot is 4th largest the world has ever seen Cash value is $602.5 million By Todd Northrop The most commonly-heard phrase this week just might be, Did you get Mega Millions tickets? That's because nobody won the Mega Millions multi-state lottery drawing Tuesday night, sending the Friday jackpot to heights only seen three times before in history. The multi-state game is now sporting a jackpot of more than $1 billion, with a cash value of nearly ...
Jul 27, 2022, 1:59 am - Lottery News forum

$790 MILLION: Fourth-largest lottery jackpot in history to be drawn Tuesday
Cash value worth nearly a half-billion dollars By Todd Northrop After 28 drawings without a jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game now boasts a swelling jackpot of $790 million that could instantly put someone among the wealthiest people on the planet. When nobody won Friday night's grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $790 million the largest since a $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot from a Jan. 2021 drawing was claimed anonymously by a 4 ...
Jul 23, 2022, 8:21 am - Lottery News forum

$630 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot soars after no winner Tuesday
12th-largest US lottery jackpot in history; 15th-largest cash value By Todd Northrop There are going to be a lot of lottery tickets sold this week. For only the 12th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot has exceeded $600 million. The new high-water mark of $630 million for the current Mega Millions jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Tuesday night's $555 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Friday's Mega ...
Jul 20, 2022, 8:14 am - Lottery News forum

North Carolina man keeps promise to friend of 35 years, splits Fast Play jackpot voluntarily
How you know a friendship is real share a lottery jackpot By Kate Northrop A North Carolina man's word is as good as gold after he kept a promise to split a lottery jackpot without necessarily splitting the ticket cost. Scott Edwards of Julian and Perry Charles of Lexington have a 35-year-old friendship worth bragging about after one of them won a $361,527 Fast Play jackpot in the North Carolina Lottery and voluntarily shared it with the other. A long time ago, Edwards and Char ...
Jul 19, 2022, 8:02 pm - Lottery News forum

Mega Millions lottery jackpot highest in 18 months
$530 million jackpot features cash option of more than $300 million By Todd Northrop After 26 drawings without a jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game now boasts a swelling jackpot of $530 million that could instantly put the winner among the wealthiest people on the planet. When nobody won Friday night's grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to its biggest amount since a $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot from the Jan. 22, 2021 drawing was won by a sing ...
Jul 16, 2022, 7:23 pm - Lottery News forum