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20 co-workers to split $421M Powerball jackpot
Includes video report By Todd Northrop A group of 20 co-workers are the winners of Saturday's $421 million Powerball jackpot on a ticket sold in Tennessee. The employees of the North American Stamping Group in Portland, Tennessee, play the lottery twice a week, buying at least 60 tickets and usually rolling any of their winnings into the next drawing. While they said they would be playing again, they aren't investing the $254.7 million lump sum this time around. Each of the Tennessee ...
Nov 29, 2016, 2:13 pm - Lottery News forum

$420.9 million Powerball jackpot won in Tennessee
6th Powerball Jackpot Won in Tennessee By Todd Northrop For the sixth time, a Tennessee Lottery player has won a Powerball jackpot this time it's a $420.9 million grand prize for a very lucky person who purchased a ticket in Lafayette (Macon County). The incredible ticket, which matched all six Powerball numbers drawn Saturday, Nov. 26, is also the 200th ticket sold by the Tennessee Lottery worth $1 million or more. The Lottery advises the as-yet unknown ticket-holder to sign the bac ...
Nov 27, 2016, 8:14 pm - Lottery News forum

$403 MILLION: Powerball jackpot to guarantee a happy holidays for lucky winner
By Todd Northrop While you're out Black Friday shopping, don't forget to pick up some Powerball tickets. For the fourth time this year, the multi-state Powerball lottery game's jackpot has crossed over the $400 million mark, and entered into the realm of wealth so vast that it's hard to imagine. After nobody won Wednesday's $374.1 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a whopping $403 million for Saturday's drawing the 13th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time. But ...
Nov 25, 2016, 9:07 am - Lottery News forum

$359 MILLION: Powerball jackpot heats up
By Todd Northrop As Winter approaches and temperatures cool throughout much of the United States, the multi-state Powerball lottery game is trying to keep things hot. For the fourth time in 2016, a Powerball jackpot has exceeded $300 million and has entered into the top 25 US jackpots of all time. The new high-water mark of $359 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $333.5 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash ...
Nov 20, 2016, 9:54 am - Lottery News forum

$49M Texas Mega Millions jackpot claimed by trust
By Todd Northrop The $49 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot won in Texas this past October was claimed this week by a trust, effectively keeping the real winner anonymous. The trust is humorously titled, It Will Buy Me a Boat Revocable Trust Dated November 16, 2016 . Garon R. Horton, an attorney from the Horton Law Firm in Rockwall, is the Trustee. The winning Mega Millions numbers drawn on Oct. 11, 2016, were 36, 39, 42, 45, and 48, with Mega Ball number 3. The claimant selected ...
Nov 18, 2016, 3:58 pm - Lottery News forum

Investigators claim Calif. Lottery paying out jackpots it shouldn't to avoid bad press
Includes video report Two California Lottery insiders claim the lottery sometimes chooses image over integrity. CBS2's David Goldstein previously reported on a man who collected a nearly $2 million Powerball check, even though he said he lost the ticket. And the chief Lottery investigator said in her report he couldn't provide substantial proof that he was the winner, which is required by law. Insiders say it's not the first time that people have been paid when investigators say they ...
Oct 30, 2016, 9:03 am - Lottery News forum

N.J. store clerk buys old workplace after lottery win
Dude... Things would be different if I owned this place. Any convenience store clerk that has put in time behind the register has probably uttered this empowering phrase under their breath at one point in their career. But one New Jersey worker recently got to breathe life into this fantasy, courtesy of a $1.25 million state lottery win. Jorge Alejandro a young man working as clerk at Jefry Supermarket on Ocean Avenue in Jersey City won a $1,256,093 prize in the Jersey Cash 5 drawing on ...
Oct 27, 2016, 9:04 pm - Lottery News forum

Retiree claims $7.5M Georgia Mega Millions prize
Christina Ford of Dallas, Georgia, came forward Tuesday as the winner of Georgia's unclaimed $7,500,000 Mega Millions prize. She was one of two winners to split a $15 million jackpot July 22. Winning numbers for the July 22 Mega Millions drawing were 8, 24, 25, 26, and 30, with Mega Ball number 7. Ford played using the Quik Pik option and was in disbelief when she saw the winning numbers drawn on television. I thought it was a dream, she said. I kept saying, 'Yeah, right. This can't be ...
Oct 25, 2016, 6:18 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois couple claim $134 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
By Todd Northrop The lottery has made our dreams come true! That's what the Illinois winner and his wife exclaimed Tuesday when they claimed a $134 million jackpot from the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game. The winning couple, who claimed the prize in the name of the Elaine Francis Trust, beat the 1-in-259 million odds with a Quick Pick ticket in the Friday, September 16 Mega Millions drawing. The winning numbers drawn that evening were 13, 21, 28, 34, and 40, with Mega Ball ...
Oct 25, 2016, 1:46 pm - Lottery News forum

Georgia Lottery looking for $7.5M Mega Millions winner
Georgia Lottery officials are trying to solve the case of the missing millionaire. Half of a $15 million jackpot won in Georgia remains unclaimed. The outstanding ticket, worth approximately $7.5 million, is one of two that split the July 22 Mega Millions jackpot prize. Kroger #0634, located at 8876 Dallas Acworth Highway in Dallas, sold the lucky ticket. The second ticket that shared the jackpot prize was purchased in Virginia. Georgia winners have 180 days from the draw date to claim ...
Oct 18, 2016, 11:41 am - Lottery News forum