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Tennessee couple claims share of $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot
By Todd Northrop A Tennessee couple that won a share of the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot says they plan to return to their jobs after winning the mammoth prize. At a press conference Friday, Tennessee Lottery president Rebecca Hargrove said that John and Lisa Robinson had the winning ticket and the lottery had verified it. The Robinsons are from Munford, Tennessee, a small town about 25 miles north of Memphis. John and Lisa Robinson said they plan to pay off the mortgage on their smal ...
Jan 15, 2016, 6:00 pm - Lottery News forum

NC Powerball winner in trouble again
This time she is served criminal summons for threats and harassment Includes video report The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has served a misdemeanor criminal summons to North Carolina's $188 million Powerball winner, Marie Holmes. According to court documents, Lorna Marlowe has accused Holmes of making threatening and harassing phone calls on Jan. 10. Marlowe filed the complaint that same day. The criminal summons alleges Holmes threatened to inflict bodily harm on Marlowe. It al ...
Jan 15, 2016, 9:12 am - Lottery News forum

Record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot won by 3 tickets
Winning Powerball lottery tickets sold in California, Florida, and Tennessee Final jackpot total of $1.5864 billion will be split 3 ways How would you react if you won? By Todd Northrop The largest lottery jackpot the world has ever seen has been won Wednesday night by three tickets sold in California, Florida, and Tennessee. Since the initial jackpot estimate was set to $1.3 billion early Sunday morning, the Powerball lottery jackpot was raised two more times before the Wednesday ...
Jan 14, 2016, 2:51 am - Lottery News forum

NJ restaurant workers mistakenly think they hit Powerball
Includes video report Workers at one New Jersey restaurant cried tears of joy and shouted one even quit his job after they matched winning Powerball numbers with a lottery ticket they'd purchased for an office pool. Unfortunately for them, they didn't realize they had read off the wrong day's winning numbers. Video from Grissini's Restaurant in Englewood Cliffs shows servers, cooks and bartenders celebrating after reading off Wednesday's winning numbers with one of the tickets they boug ...
Jan 13, 2016, 6:15 pm - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Lottery chief retrofits Powerball billboard to 'Billion'
With the record Powerball Jackpot climbing into the billions, Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery, decided to tackle the issue of the billboard's inability to display an amount that great. Yesterday, with the help of a bucket truck and an outdoor crew, Hargrove changed 'Million' to 'Billion' to reflect the world-record jackpot that is now an astounding $1.5 billion. The Powerball jackpot has continued to increase from its initial Sunday morning estimate of $1.3 bil ...
Jan 13, 2016, 11:01 am - Lottery News forum

$1.5 BILLION: Wednesday Powerball record jackpot still rising
Cash value nearly $1 billion By Todd Northrop Is there anything happening this week that isn't Powerball? Apparently not, because it seems that everyone in the US is buying Powerball tickets at a frantic pace, forcing officials at the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) to once again raise the Wednesday Powerball jackpot estimate by another $100 million to $1.5 billion. The cash value of the jackpot is now raised to $930 million. By the time the drawing rolls around Wednesday nigh ...
Jan 12, 2016, 11:35 am - Lottery News forum

Powerball fever: Players snatch up tickets
Winning the world's biggest-ever lotto jackpot is not about infinitesimally small probabilities. Nor is it about hitting a 1 in 292.2 million chance, the mathematical odds of winning the biggest Powerball prize of all time now valued at a whopping $1.4 billion. Talk to some of the countless folks buzzing about the lottery game known as Powerball, and they will tell you winning is all about feeling lucky, along with the escapist pleasure of dreaming how to spend $1 billion and who to share it ...
Jan 12, 2016, 10:00 am - Lottery News forum

Canadians need to be creative about buying, redeeming Powerball lottery tickets
Includes video report With Canadians in a frenzy to get a piece of the U.S. Powerball draw, consumer advocates say people should exercise caution before forking out cash for tickets. No one matched the Powerball numbers this weekend, meaning the already-record setting prize is now at an estimated $1.3 billion US almost $2 billion Canadian. The next draw is Wednesday, and the odds to win are close to one in 300 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. It's expected ...
Jan 12, 2016, 8:59 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich to answer lottery player questions live Monday evening
Lottery Post will host event at 8pm EST By Todd Northrop Lottery players from across the United States and around the world will have the chance Monday evening to ask questions about the Eddie Tipton computerized drawing rigging scandal to Terry Rich, Iowa Lottery CEO, who was instrumental in discovering the crime. In December 2010 a Hot Lotto jackpot worth $16 million was won on a ticket purchased in Iowa. One year later, with just two hours to spare before the ticket was to expire, a ...
Jan 11, 2016, 10:39 am - Lottery News forum

POWERBALL CREATES WORLD'S FIRST BILLION-DOLLAR JACKPOT
Initial estimate is $1.3 billion, but will undoubtedly go higher By Todd Northrop Is it even possible to imagine what it would be like to win more than $1 billion? Millions of people around the nation will get the chance this Wednesday night, when Powerball is set to offer the largest lottery jackpot prize ever awarded in history. The country came to a standstill Saturday night, as the Powerball lottery drew five numbers plus one Powerball number. Those numbers were 16, 19, 32, 34, a ...
Jan 10, 2016, 1:32 am - Lottery News forum