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Iowa Lottery to give away millions from jackpot mystery
Share of expired Powerball jackpot sold in Georgia also to be given away A secret winner's loss will be some lucky Iowans' gain. The Iowa Lottery announced plans Friday to give away $2 million in cash prizes, including a $1 million prize at the Iowa State Fair, with the state's share of a leftover jackpot that went unpaid after a New York lawyer refused to explain how he ended up with the winning ticket. We're going to see if we can have better luck the second time around, Iowa Lottery ...
Feb 26, 2012, 8:52 am - Lottery News forum

Idaho's biggest lottery winner knew he would win
Brad Duke held the luckiest piece of paper in Idaho history inside a Jackson's food store near Orchard and the interstate. This was some place someone had to dig around for three hours? Duke asked an Idaho Lottery spokesman, gesturing to what he held in his hand. Seven years before, the ticket with which Brad posed, Wednesay, won him $220.3 million. No Idahoan and only 17 Americans has ever won more. But if you ask Brad, those lucky numbers didn't do the work. He did. And luck had noth ...
Feb 19, 2012, 2:17 pm - Lottery News forum

'Ordinary' Louisiana couple claims $1M Powerball prize
Mary Roberts of Boyce, Louisiana, became the Louisiana Lottery's first millionaire of 2012 when she claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from the Feb. 11 drawing at Lottery headquarters on Tuesday, accompanied by her husband, Mike. The win also marks the first $1 million match-5 prize for the Louisiana Lottery since the Powerball game changed in January. I came home from the grocery store and found Mike at the computer shaking, said Roberts, Then I saw that he was checking the winning num ...
Feb 15, 2012, 6:36 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery jackpots may get bigger
$1 billion? Not as crazy as it sounds The Powerball lottery that provided a lucky Rhode Island ticket holder $336.4 million could soon produce jackpots of $500 million or more. Saturday's winner, who purchased a ticket at a Newport Stop Shop, has yet to be identified. But the sixth-largest lottery ticket in U.S. history worth about $210 million as a lump-sum payment could eventually seem like chump change. Had no one picked Saturday's six-number winning combination, the Powerball ticket ...
Feb 13, 2012, 10:09 pm - Lottery News forum

$336 million Powerball ticket sold at R.I. supermarket
By Todd Northrop Rhode Island Lottery officials say the winning ticket in Saturday's $336.4 million Powerball jackpot was sold at a Stop Shop supermarket at 250 Bellevue Avenue in Newport. The winning Powerball ticket was the only one that matched all five numbers plus the Powerball number Saturday to win what turned out to be the sixth-largest jackpot in US history the third-largest ever won by a single ticket. Officials said Monday that no one has come forward yet to claim the prize, ...
Feb 13, 2012, 11:03 am - Lottery News forum

$325 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot increased before draw date
Will set US all-time record if no winner Saturday By Todd Northrop As a result of brisker than expected ticket sales, lottery officials announced today that the Powerball jackpot has been raised from $310 million to $325 million for Saturday's drawing. The jackpot increase immediately launched Saturday's drawing to #9 on the United States all-time biggest jackpots list. It will be the third-largest Powerball jackpot ever. The jackpot's $202.9 million cash option is the highest in Powerb ...
Feb 10, 2012, 4:31 pm - Lottery News forum

$310 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot in rare territory
By Todd Northrop For only the 13th time in the history of United States lotteries, a lottery jackpot run-up has crossed into $300 million+ territory. The new high-water mark of $310 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $250 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Saturday's Powerball jackpot is $193.4 million. The mammoth prize is the result of 13 draws without a winner. The run-up started as a ...
Feb 9, 2012, 7:43 am - Lottery News forum

$250 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot ramps up
By Todd Northrop There was no jackpot winner in the Saturday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $250 million for Wednesday's drawing. Saturday was the 12th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner. The estimated cash value for the new jackpot is $156 Million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are reported state-by-state at USA Mega, a web site devoted to the Powerball and Mega Millions multi-state lottery games ...
Feb 5, 2012, 7:50 am - Lottery News forum

$200 MILLION: New Powerball delivers huge lottery jackpot
By Todd Northrop There was no jackpot winner in the Wednesday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $200 million for Saturday's drawing. Wednesday was the 11th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner the fifth since the game format, prizes, and price changed. The estimated cash value for the new jackpot is $125.1 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are reported state-by-state at USA Mega, a web site devote ...
Feb 2, 2012, 7:18 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa Legislators satisfied with Lottery's handling of mystery jackpot winner
State lawmakers gave Iowa Lottery officials high marks Tuesday for the way they handled the mysterious circumstances surrounding a winning Hot Lotto jackpot that went unclaimed when attorneys representing a trust that turned in a valid ticket withdrew a claim for the multimillion-dollar prize last week. That's the damndest thing I've every heard of, Sen. Tom Courtney, D-Burlington, said after lottery officials walked members of the Legislature's Oversight Committee through a 13-month saga th ...
Feb 1, 2012, 7:43 am - Lottery News forum