New giveaway formed after $1 million Iowa Lottery prize goes unclaimed
The Iowa Lottery released a plan for a new giveaway, funded by the money from an unclaimed prize in Nevada.
A $1 million prize was won in the Powerball drawing on April 11, 2018 at a Casey's store in Nevada, Iowa Lottery CEO Matt Strawn said.
This is the first time in Iowa Lottery history that a $1 million prize has not been claimed.
Strawn said the money had to go into a new giveaway to follow state code. And then, the policy makers, of course, with the proceeds generated by the Iowa ...
Apr 16, 2019, 3:09 pm - Lottery News forum
4 months later, mystery and rumors surround Mega Millions $1.5 billion jackpot
Four months after South Carolina's first Mega Millions jackpot win, the staggering $1.5 billion prize remains unclaimed.
That leaves two months until the six-month deadline to cash in the winning lottery ticket and more time to speculate on what's taking the person so long to collect their winnings.
The winning ticket for the Oct. 23 drawing was sold at Simpsonville's KC Mart #7, and signs in the store window proclaim, We sold a Mega Millions ticket worth... $1.5 billion.
Still, myster ...
Feb 23, 2019, 8:16 pm - Lottery News forum
South Carolina lottery winner where are you? $1.5B still unclaimed, and clock is ticking
David Stevenson, a CPA in South Carolina, says he can't think of a good reason why whoever bought an enormous lottery ticket in tiny Simpsonville hasn't cashed in.
The Mega Millions ticket worth more than $1.5 billion was purchased in October. It will be worthless in about two months if no one comes forward to claim the cash.
I could understand there might have been tax advantages to wait until 2019, Stevenson said Thursday. But I see no purpose in waiting now. Honestly, I think it's lost ...
Feb 17, 2019, 10:53 am - Lottery News forum
One month left to claim $4M Illinois Lottery prize
Illinois lottery officials are searching for a mystery millionaire who has just one month left to come forward.
The winner of a $4 million prize sold at a Chicago gas station for the Feb. 23, 2018 Mega Millions drawing has just 30 days to claim their prize.
If you think you bought a ticket for this drawing, you may want to check your pockets, behind the sofa or wherever you may have placed a winning lottery ticket, the Illinois Lottery said in a statement.
The winning Mega Millions Me ...
Jan 25, 2019, 12:46 pm - Lottery News forum
$1 million Maryland Mega Millions lottery ticket expired Christmas Eve
By Todd Northrop
Someone could have had a few extra presents under the tree this year, had they checked their Mega Millions lottery ticket before Christmas.
A $1 million prize that was won in a June Mega Millions drawing went unclaimed, the Maryland Lottery confirmed on Monday.
The ticket was from the June 26 drawing, and was sold at the Tantallon Exxon located at 10815 Indian Head Highway in Fort Washington, Maryland. The winner needed to claim the prize by 4:15 on Christmas Eve in ord ...
Dec 26, 2018, 10:21 am - Lottery News forum
Michigan lottery prize worth nearly $520K goes unclaimed
Money goes to school fund
The deadline has passed for a large lottery jackpot to be claimed and as a result, the state School Aid Fund will benefit from it.
A winning Jackpot Slots Fast Cash ticket worth $519,456 expired on Friday, July 27, 2018, one year after it was purchased. That ticket was sold at the Marathon gas station, located at 17040 East Warren Avenue in Detroit.
The winning ticket is the first major prize to go unclaimed this year, but nowhere near the record set in 1998. T ...
Jul 30, 2018, 10:59 am - Lottery News forum
$1M Texas lottery ticket to expire Wednesday
The Texas Lottery is searching for a Mega Millions winner who has only one day left to claim a $1 million prize.
Texas Lottery officials said the ticket, which matched winning numbers 16, 22, 40, 41, and 59, but not the Mega Ball 8, in the Dec. 1, 2017, drawing, will expire at 5 p.m. CDT Wednesday.
The ticket was purchased from Valero Corner Store #1307 in Austin, officials said.
We encourage our Mega Millions players to take another look at their ticket, check the numbers again and if ...
May 29, 2018, 1:00 pm - Lottery News forum
$1.5M Hoosier Lotto ticket to expire Thursday
By Todd Northrop
Indiana lottery players check your tickets: a lottery ticket worth more than a million bucks is about to expire.
The winner bought the Hoosier Lotto ticket last October at the Circle K located at 139 W. Lagrange Road in Hanover, Indiana.
The ticket for the drawing on Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, matched all six numbers and is worth $1.5 million. The winning numbers were 5, 8, 28, 33, 38, and 40.
All Hoosier Lottery prizes must be claimed within 180 days, so this winner has u ...
Apr 25, 2018, 8:57 am - Lottery News forum
Winning N.J. lottery ticket worth $1 million expires Friday
Two weeks after putting out a call for the holder of a soon-to-expire unclaimed $1 million ticket to step forward, New Jersey Lottery officials made one last plea Tuesday morning.
The second-prize Cash4Life ticket sold in New Jersey will be worthless if it's not claimed in the next three days. It expires when the New Jersey Lottery's offices close for the weekend at 4:30 p.m. Friday.
Sold at the Joyce Kilmer along the New Jersey Turnpike in East Brunswick last year, the lucky ticket matche ...
Dec 6, 2017, 8:27 am - Lottery News forum
Two $1 million Va. Millionaire Raffle tickets due to expire this month
By Todd Northrop
Two $1 million-winning Virginia Millionaire Raffle lottery tickets drawn on New Year's Day have not yet been claimed and are due to expire by the end of June.
One of the winning tickets was bought at a 7-Eleven on West Broad Street in Richmond. The other was purchased in Lynchburg.
In Virginia, winning lottery tickets must be claimed within 180 days after the numbers were drawn or they become worthless.
This means that each of the tickets will no longer be valid afte ...
Jun 1, 2017, 4:36 pm - Lottery News forum