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$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. ( ...
Today, 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

$361 MILLION: Powerball rolls again
10th-largest cash value in US history By Todd Northrop This week Powerball will be the hot ticket, currently featuring the largest lottery jackpot in the world. The new high-water mark of $361 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $335.5 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $250.3 million the 10th-largest ever recorded in United States lottery history. (See top ...
Jul 17, 2016, 10:51 pm - Lottery News forum

$333 MILLION: Powerball offers up summertime riches
Cash value powers to 11th-largest of all time By Todd Northrop This month it's not just the weather and backyard barbecue that've been hot Lottery jackpots also continue to sizzle. After a long string of Mega Millions rollovers that culminated in a $540 million Indiana winner, Powerball has taken center stage with a massive jackpot that rolled over again last night. The new high-water mark of $333 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were so ...
Jul 14, 2016, 11:14 am - Lottery News forum

$311 MILLION: Here comes Powerball
By Todd Northrop July continues to be an exciting month for lottery fans dreaming of mega jackpot dollars. No sooner was Friday's $540 million Mega Millions jackpot won than Powerball became perfectly positioned to take the spotlight with a big rollover Saturday night. After nobody won Powerball's $288 million jackpot Saturday, the new jackpot for Wednesday, July 13 was estimated at $311 million. More exciting is the lump-sum cash value of $221.4 million, which is the 16th-largest in ...
Jul 10, 2016, 9:37 am - Lottery News forum

Indiana lottery ticket wins $540 million Mega Millions jackpot
Updated: Added location where winning ticket was sold By Todd Northrop One winning ticket sold in The Hoosier State beat the odds and matched all the numbers drawn in Friday's Mega Millions drawing to win the colossal $540 million jackpot. The numbers that single lottery ticket from Indiana matched in Friday's drawing were 8, 19, 20, 55, and 73, with Mega Ball number 5. The winning ticket was purchased at the Speedway at 1589 N State Road 1 in Cambridge City, Indiana. The lucky ti ...
Jul 9, 2016, 8:52 am - Lottery News forum

N.J. woman discovers year-old lottery ticket worth $472K
Yokasta Boyer of Clifton uncovered some buried treasure just before her taxes were due this year, according to officials at the New Jersey Lottery. The busy Boyer, who has both a full-time job and a part-time job, was organizing papers and sifting through documents as she prepared her taxes this year, officials said. Boyer found a Jersey Cash 5 lottery ticket from April 14, 2015. Taking a break from her chores, she checked the ticket number at the lottery website and couldn't believe what ...
Jul 7, 2016, 10:17 pm - Lottery News forum

$540 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot raised on huge sales
Cash value leaps to 5th-largest ever Update: Top-25 cash value list updated to include current Powerball jackpot; bumps The Big Game off the list By Todd Northrop A rush of ticket sales for the half-billion-dollar Mega Millions jackpot has prompted lottery officials to revise their estimate for the Friday night drawing to $540 million. The all-important lump-sum cash value is now estimated to be a staggering $380 million propelling it to the fifth-largest cash value offered by any lo ...
Jul 7, 2016, 12:31 pm - Lottery News forum

$508 MILLION: Mega jackpot to spark ticket-buying frenzy
Half-billion jackpot is 7th-largest of all time By Todd Northrop July 4th is behind us, but some lucky person still has their Independence Day ahead of them independence from financial burdens, that is. After an unprecedented 34 drawings without a jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game now boasts a swelling jackpot of more than a half-billion dollars that could instantly put someone among the wealthiest people on the planet. After nobody won Tuesday night's grand ...
Jul 6, 2016, 9:13 am - Lottery News forum

$454 million jackpot driving Mega Million ticket sales
By Todd Northrop With strong sales around the country, the estimated jackpot for Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing has been raised to $454 million, with a lump-sum cash option of $319 million cash. It's the third largest jackpot in Mega Millions history and the seventh-largest jackpot ever seen in US lottery history. The jackpot has been growing since it was last won on March 8 by Michael Burkett in Washington, who received a $157 million prize. The only other jackpot won this ye ...
Jul 5, 2016, 3:18 pm - Lottery News forum