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$510 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot soars into top 10
8th-largest US jackpot ever By Todd Northrop August has been a hot month for lottery jackpot chasers, with both Mega Millions and Powerball simultaneously reaching massive levels. Even though Mega Millions has been won, Powerball continues to roll, now surpassing the half-billion dollar mark. Between now and Saturday evening, anyone can walk into a store and buy a lottery ticket for a couple of bucks that has the potential of winning $510 million which may quite possibly be much higher ...
Aug 17, 2017, 8:08 am - Lottery News forum

$430 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot surges on rollover
By Todd Northrop Coming into this weekend there were two big jackpots generating lots of excitement and ticket sales; going out there's just one and it's enormous. When Mega Million's $393 million jackpot was won by a single ticket sold in Illinois Friday night, the nation's attention shifted to Powerball's monster jackpot, which had increased to $371.1 million by draw time. The Powerball numbers drawn Saturday night were 20, 24, 26, 35, and 49, with Powerball number 19 and Power Play n ...
Aug 13, 2017, 8:53 am - Lottery News forum

$393 million Mega Millions jackpot won on ticket sold in Illinois
By Todd Northrop One winning ticket sold in Illinois beat the odds and matched all the numbers drawn in Friday's Mega Millions drawing to win a massive $393 million jackpot. The numbers that single lottery ticket from Illinois matched in Friday's drawing were 23, 33, 53, 56, and 58, with Mega Ball number 6. The Megaplier was 5. The winning ticket was purchased at Nick's Barbecue in Palos Heights. The lucky ticket holder will be the sole recipient of the fifth-largest Mega Millions ja ...
Aug 12, 2017, 8:52 am - Lottery News forum

Multi-state lottery jackpots grow to combined $738 million
UPDATE: Mega Millions raised to $393 million, new combined total is $749 million First time Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots simultaneously more than $300 million Both are top 25 US lottery jackpots by Todd Northrop Multi-state lottery tickets are pumping out of state lottery ticket machines throughout the United States this week, as both Powerball and Mega Millions have simultaneously reached astronomic heights. After nobody won Mega Millions on Tuesday and Powerball on Wedne ...
Aug 10, 2017, 12:26 pm - Lottery News forum

Hot Lotto multi-state lottery game to end in October
By Todd Northrop Hot Lotto, a multi-state lottery draw game currently played in 14 states, will end this October. The final Hot Lotto drawing will be conducted on Saturday, Oct. 28. It is normal practice in the lottery industry to change your gaming mix and keep products fresh in the field. Based on overall performance after 15 years, it was time to make a change, West Virginia Lottery Director Alan Larrick said. The 14 lotteries that offer Hot Lotto are working on new game options that w ...
Aug 9, 2017, 8:15 am - Lottery News forum

$650 million in lottery jackpots up for grabs this week
Powerball, Mega Millions each worth more than $300 million Includes video report By Todd Northrop The USA's two powerhouse multi-state lottery games have been steadily growing their jackpots over the past several weeks, and this week they offer a combined $650 million to lottery players who will take a chance to beat the odds. Up first is Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing, featuring a whopping $346 million grand prize the largest jackpot that game has seen in more than a year. It has b ...
Aug 7, 2017, 1:10 pm - Lottery News forum

Wisconsin woman claims $156.2 million Powerball lottery jackpot
By Todd Northrop After four months, the $156.2 million Powerball lottery jackpot prize sold in Wisconsin in March has been claimed. Milwaukee resident Mai Xiong brought in the winning ticket for the March 22, 2017, drawing from Pewaukee Corner Pump, 1194 W Capitol Drive in Milwaukee. Xiong chose to receive the lump-sum cash option, meaning she will be paid a sum of $93.1 million before the initial taxes are withheld, including 25 percent for federal tax plus 7.65 percent for state inco ...
Jul 28, 2017, 7:56 pm - Lottery News forum

California winner of $447 million Powerball lottery jackpot claims prize
The winner of the 10th largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history has finally come forward to claim their prize, more than a month after winning the $447.8 million Powerball lottery jackpot. The winner, Jeff Lindsay, did not wish to speak with the media after claiming his prize Wednesday and declined to take a winner's photo. However, California state law requires the name of jackpot winners to be released. Lindsay did say he was excited to have won the prize, which he opted to take as a lump ...
Jul 20, 2017, 8:11 am - Lottery News forum

One million dollars in a time of need for New Jersey couple
A New Jersey couple won a $1 million lottery prize just when they needed it most. Jackie and Rande from Long Branch are the winners of the March 31st Mega Millions $1,000,000 second-tier prize. The couple, who have been married for nearly 17 years, have faced some difficult challenges over the years. The worst of which was when their daughter lost her battle with Lupus, leaving them with three young grandchildren to raise. Their luck finally turned around on Friday, March 31st when their M ...
Jul 12, 2017, 9:25 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois lost $4 million by halting Powerball, Mega Millions sales
llinois lost nearly $4 million by shutting down Powerball and Mega Millions ticket sales because of the state budget impasse, a lottery official said Friday. Lottery chief of staff Jayme Odom said the state lost about $2.4 million in revenue from Powerball and $1.5 million from Mega Millions during the ticket-sales hiatus. She said it's unclear whether sales have recovered since they were reintroduced Thursday night. Late last month, the lottery announced it would halt sales of Powerball a ...
Jul 10, 2017, 8:40 am - Lottery News forum