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NJ family of 8 claims $429.6 million Powerball lottery jackpot
Includes video report By Todd Northrop A New Jersey woman and her seven adult children have stepped forward to claim a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot. Eight members of the Smith family announced that they had the sole winning ticket purchased in Trenton for last Saturday's drawing. They plan to tithe 10 percent of the money to their church. The family was guarded about their employment, to protect their privacy. Valerie Marie Arthur, the eldest daughter and a retired prison adminis ...
May 13, 2016, 4:52 pm - Lottery News forum

8 people to split $429.6 million Powerball lottery jackpot in NJ
The New Jersey Lottery has announced a press conference will be held at their headquarters Friday afternoon to introduce the winners of last week's Powerball. The press conference will be held at 3:00 p.m. The announcement comes a little less than a week after a winning Powerball ticket was sold at a 7-11 store in Trenton, New Jersey. Eight winners will be shareholders of that $429.6 million Powerball jackpot. Only one ticket matched all six Powerball numbers in Saturday night's drawing ...
May 13, 2016, 10:58 am - Lottery News forum

One New Jersey lottery player wins $429.6 million Powerball jackpot
By Todd Northrop It will be a Mother's Day unlike any other for one lucky New Jersey household. One winning ticket purchased in New Jersey matched the numbers drawn on Saturday night for the multi-state Powerball jackpot for a payout estimated at $429.6 million, the eighth-largest U.S. lottery prize in history. The winning numbers selected at 10:59 p.m. EDT were 5, 25, 26, 44, and 66, with Powerball number 9. The Power Play multiplier was 2. According to New Jersey Lottery officials, ...
May 8, 2016, 8:58 am - Lottery News forum

$415 MILLION: Powerball jackpot surges on rollover
7th-largest cash value in history By Todd Northrop Ready to start dreaming about dollar signs again? Just four months after people from every country went into frenzy trying to find creative ways to buy tickets for the biggest jackpot the world had ever seen, Powerball is back with another top-10 jackpot that can deliver multi-generational wealth. After nobody won Wednesday's advertised $348 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a whopping $415 million for Saturday' ...
May 5, 2016, 8:18 am - Lottery News forum

$348 MILLION: April misses bring May riches
Powerball making another run at the record? By Todd Northrop This week Powerball will be the hot ticket, featuring a jackpot that will tempt a lot of people to take a chance at unimaginable wealth. The new high-water mark of $348 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $314 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $226.1 million the 12th-largest ever recorded in Unite ...
May 1, 2016, 9:35 am - Lottery News forum

$314 million jackpot puts Powerball back in spotlight
By Todd Northrop Big lottery jackpot hunters will have a jumbo-sized target this weekend, as the multi-state Powerball jackpot has crossed the $300 million mark. In fact, the lump-sum cash value of Saturday's $314 million Powerball jackpot is the 17th-largest of all time: $202.9 million. The complete top-25 list of United States lottery jackpot cash values can be found at the end of this article. Saturday's Powerball jackpot is the biggest US lottery jackpot since the world went bonkers ...
Apr 28, 2016, 10:14 am - Lottery News forum

Psychic's numbers win lottery jackpot for Florida man
A 60-year-old St. Petersburg man is more than $500,000 richer courtesy of five lucky numbers suggested by a psychic more than 20 years ago. According to the Florida Lottery, Richard Klosterman won the $700,000 Lucky Money jackpot drawing on April 12. Klosterman opted for a one-time, lump-sum payment that put his winnings at $545,563.20. Those winnings, Klosterman told lottery officials, came courtesy of a trip his wife paid to a psychic more than 20 years ago. It seems the psychic supplied ...
Apr 18, 2016, 2:04 pm - Lottery News forum

7 arrested in Georgia Lottery winner's murder
Seven people were charged Monday in the shooting death of a lottery winner more than two months ago. The arrests were all made after a lengthy investigation into Craigory Burch Jr.'s death. The former forklift driver hit the $434,272 instant prize from the Georgia Lottery when he matched all five numbers from the Nov. 29, 2015 Fantasy 5 drawing. Six of the seven are in custody in the Ben Hill County Jail. One remaining suspect is in custody in Colquitt County. Two of the suspects are ...
Mar 29, 2016, 9:05 am - Lottery News forum

Washington Mega Millions winner claims $157 million jackpot
A Washington man came forward Thursday to claim the $157 million Mega Millions jackpot from the drawing on March 8. A lottery spokeswoman said the man's name is Michael Burkett, but no other information about him was released. Burkett presented the ticket at Washington's Lottery headquarters in Olympia, together with his family, a news release said. He purchased one $5 Mega Millions ticket at a Seattle-area 7-Eleven (9200 35th Ave, SW Seattle WA 98126) using Quick Pick, the release sai ...
Mar 25, 2016, 3:17 pm - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania judge and friends win $291M Powerball jackpot
Bought ticket while vacationing in Florida After a long ride back from his annual Florida vacation, Senior District Judge James Stocklas had enjoyed the sun and fun, but was anxious to get back home to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. After parking his RV in the driveway, Stocklas caught a few hours sleep and awoke Friday morning with plans to visit his favorite Bethlehem diner. While at breakfast, he pulled out his cellphone to see if anyone had won massive Powerball lottery. His jaw dropped w ...
Mar 6, 2016, 8:50 am - Lottery News forum