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Wisconsin man claims $120 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
The state's first Mega Millions jackpot winner By Kate Northrop Ten years after selling the first Mega Millions lottery ticket in the state, Wisconsin finally had its first jackpot winner come forward to claim a $120 million Mega Millions prize from the Sept. 15 drawing. Mega Millions went on sale in the state on Jan. 31, 2010. The lucky winner turned out to be Adrian Tongson of Racine, a regular Wisconsin Lottery player who claimed the jackpot last Tuesday, Nov. 10. He offered some ...
Nov 19, 2020, 8:46 pm - Lottery News forum

Colorado man forfeits lottery winnings after missing claim deadline by three days
Player who lost out urges other winners not to wait to claim winnings By Kate Northrop With days melding together in the midst the ongoing pandemic, it's easy to lose track of time. Sadly, that's exactly what happened to a Colorado player who lost all of his lottery winnings when he missed the deadline to turn the winning ticket in by just three days. Peter Bayley bought a ticket for the Powerball draw game this past spring and won $1,500 using his own lucky numbers. He was ecstatic he ...
Nov 2, 2020, 10:36 am - Lottery News forum

Michigan man wins two $1 million lottery prizes in one day
Unintentional purchase leads to a huge payout By Kate Northrop One incredibly lucky lottery player from Michigan was not expecting his simple mistake to pay out double what he hoped for. His accidental purchase of two tickets led to him winning two Mega Millions prizes each worth $1 million. The seemingly impossible event shocked Samir Mazahem, 56, of Dearborn Heights, who said he unintentionally bought two identical tickets with the same numbers, much like a Canadian player who recentl ...
Oct 26, 2020, 11:07 am - Lottery News forum

Anonymous New Jersey winner claims $202 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
The first winner to claim a lottery jackpot anonymously in the state By Kate Northrop New Jersey had its very first anonymous winner step forward to claim the $202 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot from the Feb. 11, 2020 drawing. The winner is the first player in the state to decline publicity since New Jersey passed a new law in January 2020 that allows winners to remain anonymous when claiming a lottery prize. The change in the law was well-timed for this lucky player just one ...
Sep 30, 2020, 12:50 pm - Lottery News forum

State lotteries exceed expectations in 2020
Despite hardships, lotteries are breaking sales records By Kate Northrop In previous months defined by economic hardship brought on by the global pandemic, the lottery industry has proven to be a beacon of light, with some state lotteries defying expectations and exhibiting record sales. The Texas Lottery, which has made headlines recently for its internationally-ranking Lotto Texas jackpot (now standing at $45.5 million), is also exceeding expectations with its 10th-consecutive record- ...
Sep 25, 2020, 4:29 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois lottery player wins $1 million Powerball prize and $10K scratch-off prize in a week
Double the luck for one lucky man By Kate Northrop A Loves Park, Illinois, resident is over-the-moon after one major lottery prize leads to another, all within the same week. The double-lucky winner, who chose to remain anonymous, won a $1 million Powerball prize right after claiming a $10,000 prize he won from the $5 Million Jackpot scratch-off game. On July 28, he visited an Illinois Lottery claim center to claim the first $10,000 prize. I was excited because it was the largest ...
Sep 10, 2020, 5:40 pm - Lottery News forum

$232 million Powerball lottery winner from South Dakota lists ranch for sale
Rancher who won jackpot in 2009 will move on from sprawling property he purchased with winnings By Kate Northrop A South Dakota rancher who won a $232 Powerball jackpot in 2009 is selling the sprawling near-50,000 acre property he purchased with his lottery winnings. Neal Wanless, then 23 years old, lived up to his reputation as a young and ambitious cowboy after buying and amassing an extensive working ranch with his Powerball winnings. He originally took home a lump sum prize of $88.5 ...
Sep 4, 2020, 11:18 am - Lottery News forum

MUSL to debut new Powerball Draw Show
Organization considers future of lottery industry in wake of pandemic By Kate Northrop As businesses across every industry have been adapting to survive amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) is taking a look at their own business practices to chart out their latest approach for keeping the Powerball game in the minds of lottery players across the nation. One of their upcoming ventures includes a new Powerball Draw Show, a refreshed and modern rehash of ...
Sep 1, 2020, 8:17 am - Lottery News forum

Louisiana retailer sells two winning lottery tickets in one week
Things looking up for both players and Lottery as sales see a boost By Kate Northrop One gas station in Baton Rouge might find more players frequenting its store for a dab of luck since it sold two winning lottery tickets within one week. The RaceTrac convenience store on South Sherwood Forest Boulevard received a lot of attention this week after selling two winning tickets for a Pick 4 prize worth $5,000 and a Powerball prize valued at $150,000. Shoppers and players alike were both ...
Aug 21, 2020, 6:25 pm - Lottery News forum

One NJ lottery ticket wins $124 million Mega Millions jackpot
Jackpot resets to $20 million for Tuesday draw By Kate Northrop One lucky player from New Jersey will claim a $124 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot after holding the lone winning ticket that matched all five numbers in the Friday, July 24, 2020 drawing. Yesterday, the New Jersey Lottery announced that the sole person to win the Mega Millions draw last night purchased the ticket from Brenda's Inc. on Kennedy Boulevard in Bayonne. The winning numbers were 8, 33, 39, 54, and 58, with ...
Jul 26, 2020, 7:42 am - Lottery News forum