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Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $61 million sold in California
By Todd Northrop The winning ticket for Friday night's Mega Millions drawing was sold in Laguna Hills, California. The ticket matching all six winning numbers was purchased at a 7-Eleven located at 27001 Moulton Parkway, according to a news release Saturday from the California Lottery. The winner, who has not yet come forward, will have the choice of taking the annual payments over 29 years, accumulating to $61 million, or taking a lump sum cash payout of $37.3 million. The winning n ...
May 1, 2017, 8:58 am - Lottery News forum

Mega Millions lottery tickets double to $2 starting in October
Game matrix also changed to increase jackpots Five years after Powerball lottery ticket prices were increased to $2, the multi-state Mega Millions game is following suit. Mega Millions lottery tickets will increase from $1 to $2 later this year, and the odds of winning the jackpot will decrease, according to a measure adopted Monday by New York's lottery regulator. The move is meant to boost headline-grabbing jackpots for the multi-state lottery game, which is offered in more than 40 st ...
Apr 25, 2017, 8:37 am - Lottery News forum

71-year-old Texas construction worker claims $177 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
Ticket was purchased in Arkansas and is the state's largest-ever jackpot winner Includes video report By Todd Northrop A couple from Abernathy, Texas, Monday claimed a $177 million jackpot in Arkansas from the March 31 Mega Millions drawing. Eliberto and Anita Cantu claimed the prize Monday during a press conference in Arkansas. They chose to take the prize as a lump sum so the amount was $72,901,274. The State of Arkansas said it took $7,504,543 in taxes. Their son, Rodrigo Ca ...
Apr 19, 2017, 10:36 am - Lottery News forum

California man claims $191M Mega Millions jackpot
A California man won $191 million dollars off a Mega Millions lottery ticket he bought in Primm, officials with California Lottery announced Friday. Jack Freney bought the ticket at Primm Valley Lotto, a lottery retailer located at 31900 S. Las Vegas Blvd., which is a few feet west of the Nevada-California stateline and technically in California. This will allow me to correct all the wrong that I have incurred in my lifetime, Freney told California Lottery officials. The jackpot was dr ...
Feb 18, 2017, 10:47 am - Lottery News forum

$188 million winning Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in California
A lottery ticket with all six winning numbers in the latest multi-state Mega Millions draw was sold just inside the California border and its owner must decide whether to receive the $188 million jackpot in 30 installments or its $113.6 million cash value, the California Lottery announced today. The numbers drawn Friday night were 17, 37, 53, 54, and 61, with Mega Ball number 8. The Megaplier was 3. The drawing was the 20th since the last time a ticket matching all six numbers was sold. ...
Jan 28, 2017, 3:11 pm - Lottery News forum

$83M Mega Millions jackpot claimed in Georgia
Winners' identities cloaked by legal entity By Todd Northrop It took some time, but the winners of an $83 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot have stepped up and claimed their prize using a legal framework to avoid revealing their identities. In November, the Mega Millions lottery announced that a winning ticket had been bought from Georgia. To be exact, the ticket was purchased from the White Water Chevron at 334 Cobb Parkway in Marietta. Two months later, the winners have come fo ...
Jan 24, 2017, 7:22 pm - Lottery News forum

Oregon man finds $1 million lottery ticket 8 days before it expired
An Oregon man recently discovered a year-old winning lotto ticket in his home office that he was cleaning, according to the Oregon Lottery. Amazingly, the lucky man Joemel Panisa found the ticket just eight days before it expired, the Oregon Lottery said in a news release on Wednesday. The ticket was worth $1 million. Panisa was able to claim the ticket just in the nick of time, and he is officially now the fourth Mega Millions $1 million winner from Oregon since the game was offered in th ...
Jan 12, 2017, 5:24 pm - 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

Minnesota man comes up with 2nd big lottery win
A Minnesota man has claimed his second major lottery prize in less than 17 months, hitting a Gopher 5 jackpot last week worth nearly $875,000. Anthony Fusaro of Plymouth, Minnesota, won $1 million playing Mega Millions just last year. It's just pure luck, the 46-year-old Fusaro said in a statement issued Monday by lottery officials. I've always believed it would happen again. Fusaro won an $874,766 Gopher 5 jackpot in Friday's drawing. He claimed his Mega Millions prize in June 2015. ...
Nov 2, 2016, 1:11 pm - Lottery News forum

Woman receives realistic lottery scam letter, check
Includes video report Something that many people would want to hear is, You've won the lottery! When the information comes from a scammer trying to steal your money, beware. It's no game. With two months left before Christmas, thousands of these letters will likely be mailed. The Federal Trade Commission is warning people to watch out for fake lottery scams involving the fraudulent use of the Mega Millions name or logo. Some of the phony names being used include Mega Millions Mobile Lotter ...
Oct 27, 2016, 8:01 am - Lottery News forum

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