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2 mammoth jackpots won this weekend
By Todd Northrop Two multi-state lottery games gave up millions in their latest drawings as lucky ticketholders snagged the grand prize jackpots. The first big winner matched all six numbers drawn for the estimated $133 million Mega Millions jackpot Friday night. The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased at a BP gas station located at 1000 East Southline Road in Tuscola. The winning Mega Millions numbers were: 13, 21, 28, 34, and 40, with Mega Ball number 15. The Megaplier was 3. T ...
Sep 19, 2016, 11:27 am - Lottery News forum

NH family claims $487 million Powerball jackpot, wants 'to do great things'
Lawyers for a New Hampshire family claimed a $487 million Powerball jackpot on their behalf Monday, saying the winners wished to remain anonymous but would do great things with their newfound wealth. Attorneys for the family's new trust claimed the prize at a news conference after weeks of suspense about the identity of the winner of the nation's eighth-largest lottery jackpot. The winning ticket for the July 30 drawing was sold at a Hannaford supermarket in Raymond, a town of about 10,000 re ...
Sep 12, 2016, 3:22 pm - Lottery News forum

NH Lottery says winner of $487M Powerball jackpot to claim prize Monday
The New Hampshire Lottery says the winner of the $487 million Powerball jackpot in July is set to claim the prize. The lottery said Friday that attorneys for the winner are planning to come forward Monday and will announce the winner's philanthropic plans for the money. It's not clear if the winner will make an appearance. It was the eighth-largest U.S. lottery jackpot. The lump sum option is worth $330.6 million. The winning ticket was sold at a Hannaford Supermarket in Raymond for the ...
Sep 9, 2016, 8:00 pm - Lottery News forum

Truck driver makes delivery on way to claim $9.4M lottery jackpot
An Oregon truck driver who won a $9.4 million lottery jackpot said he completed his drywall delivery on his way to claim the prize. Eric Tackett of Sutherlin matched all six numbers for the Oregon State Lottery's Aug. 31 Megabucks drawing: 4, 6, 15, 21, 38, and 40. Tackett said he initially didn't believe his wife and frequent travel companion, Bethany, when she said the ticket was a winner. Normally I win free tickets, Tackett said. I thought everyone was messing with me when they tol ...
Sep 9, 2016, 2:00 pm - Lottery News forum

Lawyers contact N.H. Lottery about $487 million jackpot
July's half-billion dollar Powerball jackpot winner in New Hampshire has yet to come forward, but the New Hampshire Lottery said it has heard several times from lawyers who may represent the lucky ticket-holder. The $487 million prize was the eighth-largest jackpot in U.S. history and the fifth-largest Powerball jackpot. Lawyers have contacted the lottery several times since the jackpot, according to New Hampshire Lottery spokeswoman Maura McCann. They wanted to know what the process e ...
Aug 31, 2016, 1:30 pm - Lottery News forum

One Powerball ticket worth $487 million sold in New Hampshire
By Todd Northrop Folks in New Hampshire are eager to learn who among them holds the winning ticket to a $487 million Powerball jackpot. The New Hampshire Lottery has announced that the winning ticket was sold at the Hannaford Supermarket on Freetown Road in Raymond, a southern New Hampshire town of about 10,000. According to officials, this marks the 10th winning Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire and the first since 2007. By far, it is the largest jackpot-winning ticket ever sold i ...
Jul 31, 2016, 6:32 pm - Lottery News forum

Indiana family claims $536 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
Hoosier Lottery helps family remain anonymous First time they ever played Mega Millions Includes video report By Todd Northrop At a press conference Friday it was announced that a family of lifetime Hoosiers anonymously claimed the largest jackpot ever awarded to a single Mega Millions lottery ticket. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosted the press conference Friday morning. The winners were announced to be a family from Hamilton County, Indiana. Those hoping to meet the winne ...
Jul 29, 2016, 12:28 pm - Lottery News forum

$478 MILLION: Powerball jackpot surges into top 10
8th-largest US jackpot ever By Todd Northrop July has shaped up to be a sizzling hot month for lottery jackpot chasers, first with Mega Millions, and now with Powerball, each offering up a grand prizes of around a half-billion dollars. Between now and Saturday evening, anyone can walk into a store and buy a lottery ticket for a couple of bucks that has the potential of winning $478 million which may quite possibly be much higher by the time the Powerball drawing kicks off Saturday night ...
Jul 28, 2016, 9:21 am - Lottery News forum

$422 MILLION: Powerball climbs again on rollover
8th-largest cash value in US history By Todd Northrop This week Powerball will be the hot ticket, featuring a lump-sum cash payout of nearly $300 million. The new high-water mark of $422 million for the current Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $391.1 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $290 million the 8th-largest ever recorded in United States lottery history. ( ...
Jul 24, 2016, 11:26 am - Lottery News forum

California co-winners of $1.6B Powerball jackpot finally come forward
Six months after someone in California was announced a co-winner in the historic $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, the mystery buyer has finally been revealed and it's a couple who were laying low on purpose, lottery officials said. Newly minted millionaires Marvin and Mae Acosta said in a statement Tuesday that they were thankful for the rare gift that has been placed in our care after hitting all of the numbers. The couple have taken home their share a cash option of $327.8 before taxes fr ...
Jul 19, 2016, 4:23 pm - Lottery News forum