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Arizona $188.9M Powerball winner claims prize
By Todd Northrop Arizona Lottery officials say the winner of the $188.9 million Powerball jackpot has come forward to claim the prize from the June 3 drawing. The Powerball prize money was claimed well within the 180-day time period that is given to the winner to claim the money. According to an AP report, the winner asked not to be identified, and lottery officials didn't release any details on the person's gender, age or hometown Tuesday. Earlier this year, state lawmakers overwhel ...
Jun 16, 2015, 7:24 pm - Lottery News forum

Virginia man claims three $1 million prizes
A Chesterfield, Virginia, man has cashed in three Mega Millions lottery tickets worth $1 million each. Don Wilson, Virginia newest millionaire, said money does not turn him on. It's just money. There is stuff in life that is so much more important than money. Money takes away some concerns and things, but money is not going to add anything of value to your life. Just stuff, Wilson said. Wilson said the winning numbers 2, 9, 11, 22, 23, with Mega Ball number 12 were a combination of fam ...
Jun 10, 2015, 3:51 pm - Lottery News forum

Extradition trial begins this week in $16.5M Hot Lotto fraud case
Legal wheels turning after rigged Hot Lotto drawing uncovered After months of investigation and legal wrangling, legal actions against two men accused of rigging a multi-state Hot Lotto computerized drawing are proceeding. When Sugar Land, Texas, resident Robert C. Rhodes endorsed Eddie Tipton on the professional networking website LinkedIn, he deemed his friend and former business partner as someone very focused on the bottom line and someone he would work with again in a second. The ...
Jun 7, 2015, 9:00 am - Lottery News forum

NY plumber wins $136M Powerball jackpot, splits it with son
A New York plumber and his son are multimillionaires after sitting on a winning Powerball ticket because they thought the jackpot had been won by a teacher. Anthony Perosi of Staten Island says he was on his way to do an inspection March 14 when he stopped at the 7-Eleven where he always buys lottery tickets when he is in the area. Perosi, 56, was at a bar a week later when another patron said the winning Powerball ticket had been won at that same 7-Eleven. The bartender, he says, told him ...
Jun 7, 2015, 8:45 am - Lottery News forum

Arizona lottery ticket wins $188M Powerball jackpot
Update: retailer information and new anonymity law By Todd Northrop If you bought your Powerball ticket in Arizona, it's time to give it some extra scrutiny this morning, since one of the Powerball tickets sold in Arizona for the Wednesday drawing is now worth $188.9 million. It's the seventh time the Powerball jackpot has been won this year the largest since Feb. 11, when three tickets sold in from North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas split a $564.1 million grand prize. The winning ...
Jun 4, 2015, 7:47 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois lottery ticket wins $260M Mega Millions jackpot
By Todd Northrop One lucky Illinois lottery player is a whole lot happier today, after they won a Mega Millions jackpot worth an estimated $260 million Tuesday night. It's the fourth time the Mega Millions jackpot has been won this year. Another Illinois player took home $265 million on January 16, and New Yorkers claimed back-to-back jackpots on February 27 ($127 million) and March 24 ($59 million). Last night's jackpot win is the second-largest prize in Illinois Lottery history, and t ...
Jun 3, 2015, 7:28 am - Lottery News forum

Two mega lottery jackpots up for grabs this week
Powerball, Mega Millions climb to a combined $441 million 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 $441 million to lottery players who will take a chance to beat the odds. Up first is Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing, featuring a whopping $253 million grand prize. It has been more than two months since the Mega Millions jackpot was won, and it has been get ...
Jun 1, 2015, 8:56 pm - Lottery News forum

Thief steals cheap sunglasses, but leaves behind $1M lottery ticket
Among a list of things you shouldn't leave in your car, a winning lottery ticket tops the charts. Thankfully, for one Seattle couple, luck does strike twice. The couple left a $1 Million Powerball ticket in their car for three months before realizing its worth. They purchased the ticket from Iman's (2804 NW Market St) in Seattle on February 10 for the February 11 $500 million jackpot drawing, and didn't check it right away. We didn't even think about a second chance prize, the couple sh ...
May 29, 2015, 8:17 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa man nearly lost $1 million Powerball prize
By Todd Northrop A Des Moines, Iowa, man claimed a $1 million Powerball prize Monday morning, a day after his winning ticket was nearly lost. Pete Kemp of Des Moines said he had his winning ticket checked at a Cash Saver supermarket on Fleur Drive Sunday, but during the process of getting paperwork from the lottery terminal, the clerk accidentally threw away his ticket. Kemp said he realized the mistake within seconds and went back into the store, where the clerk was able to retrieve hi ...
May 19, 2015, 7:57 am - Lottery News forum

NJ foursome claims $40M Powerball jackpot
By Todd Northrop A 10-year tradition of family Friday-night pizza continues long after the children have grown up and gone on with their own lives. The parents remain loyal to the tradition and to the friendship that the four couples have cultivated through the years. The group still meets and pools their money to buy weekly Powerball and Mega Millions tickets just as they've regularly done. Now, those relationships have been bonded even stronger by good fortune and a $40,000,000 Powerb ...
May 14, 2015, 12:46 pm - Lottery News forum