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Kansas man claims $50M Mega Millions jackpot on ticket he purchased in Missouri
By Todd Northrop A Kansas man who stopped to get gas and a Mega Millions lottery ticket in Kansas City, Missouri is now $50 million richer. According to a news release from the Missouri Lottery, Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas, claimed the jackpot in Jefferson City this week. The Quick Pick ticket Singh bought at the QuikTrip at 6641 E. Truman Road in Kansas City matched all six Mega Millions numbers drawn on March 12. Those numbers were 10, 12, 16, 49, and 57 with Mega Ball number 18. ...
Today, 5:58 am - Lottery News forum

$625 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot soars on rollover
7th-largest US lottery jackpot in history By Todd Northrop After a 24th-consecutive drawing without a winner, the Powerball multi-state lottery game now features a jackpot that will provide multi-generational wealth to the lucky player who eventually wins it all. After nobody won Wednesday's $562.1 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a whopping $625 million for Saturday's drawing the 7th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time. But since most winners choose the lum ...
Yesterday, 7:50 am - Lottery News forum

Winner of $1.5B lottery jackpot donates some winnings to Alabama tornado victims
Updated with additional details about the anonymous winner The winner of the largest Mega Millions jackpot in US history $1.5 billion is sharing some of her newfound wealth to help others in need. The lucky South Carolina woman, who has chosen to remain anonymous, is donating to the Alabama Red Cross to aid tornado relief and several South Carolina charities. She decided to donate because she claimed the money when a tornado struck Alabama in early March, her lawyer Jason Kurland said. ...
Mar 18, 2019, 10:11 am - Lottery News forum

$550 MILLION: Red hot Powerball jackpot rolls again
By Todd Northrop This week Powerball is the hot ticket, featuring a jackpot payout of more than a half-billion dollars. The new high-water mark of $550 million for the current Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $492.1 million grand prize. The new jackpot stands as the 11th-largest ever recorded in United States lottery history. (See top 25 annuity and cash values below.) The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Po ...
Mar 17, 2019, 9:01 am - Lottery News forum

$495 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot climbs, awaits its first winner of 2019
By Todd Northrop Two and a half months into 2019, we still don't have a Powerball jackpot winner. But it's not for a lack of trying: The multi-state lottery game now features a jackpot worth a half-billion dollars. The last person to win the game was David Johnson, a Brooklyn, New York truck driver, who claimed a $298.3 million jackpot from the Dec. 26, 2018 drawing. After that drawing, the Powerball jackpot reset to $40 million and continued to rollover for 22 consecutive drawings, ...
Mar 14, 2019, 8:35 am - Lottery News forum

$273M Mega Millions jackpot winner from NJ says he initially forgot the lottery ticket at the store
A New Jersey man who claimed a $273 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot this week left the winning ticket at the store. While messing with his phone, Mike Weirsky misplaced $273 million last Thursday. When he realized on Friday that he left behind the two Mega Millions tickets he bought at the Quick Chek on New Brunswick Avenue in Pohatcong Township, he returned to the store. A Good Samaritan had found them and the store was holding them in a drawer awaiting Weirsky's return, he said ...
Mar 6, 2019, 5:54 pm - Lottery News forum

Winner of $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot has come forward
More than four months after making his or her fateful lottery ticket purchase, the winner of the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot has stepped forward but will remain anonymous, the South Carolina Education Lottery Commission announced. The winner of the largest jackpot in U.S. history has opted for up-front cash a one-time payment of $877,784,124, the commission announced shortly before 5 p.m. Monday. According to a statement from the commission, the winner confided in how unlikely the w ...
Mar 4, 2019, 6:02 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian lottery scammers fined $4.6 million
A father and his daughter were each fined $2.3 million for their roles in an insider lottery scam. Jun-Chul Chung, 68, and his daughter, Kathleen Chung, 36, were handed the hefty fines last week by Justice Douglas Gray. Chung was convicted of stealing a $12.5 million Super 7 ticket from a 2003 drawing, while his daughter falsely claimed the winnings and was convicted of possession of stolen property and defrauding the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. Chung stole the free play tic ...
Feb 26, 2019, 8:58 am - 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

Furloughed Staten Island park ranger wins $29.5 million in New Jersey Lottery
A New York City park ranger from New Jersey who was furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a $29.5 million lottery jackpot. Judith Smith had purchased the winning Pick 6 ticket for the December 17 drawing just days before the shutdown closed the Fort Wadsworth recreation area in Staten Island. The Bayonne resident and her two children put the ticket in a safe place while seeking legal and financial advice before claiming the jackpot. When I read it the ...
Feb 23, 2019, 9:02 am - Lottery News forum