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Winning $217M Powerball ticket sold in Virginia
By Todd Northrop Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in the Richmond, Va. airport for Wednesday night's drawing will wake up a multimillionaire. The Virginia Lottery said the ticket sold for Wednesday's $217 million drawing matched all five numbers plus the Powerball. The winning numbers were 5, 27, 36, 38, and 41, with Powerball number 12. In addition to the jackpot winner, 7 lucky players matched the first 5 numbers for a $1,000,000 prize: 1 from Arizona, 1 from Connecticut, 1 fr ...
Feb 8, 2013, 8:58 am - Lottery News forum

$208 MILLION: Massive Powerball jackpot to be drawn Wednesday
By Todd Northrop There was no jackpot winner in the Saturday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $208 million for Wednesday's drawing. Saturday was the 11th consecutive Powerball drawing without a jackpot winner. The jackpot run started Dec. 29 as a $40 million jackpot. The estimated cash value for the new jackpot is $130.7 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are reported state-by-state on the Jackpot ...
Feb 5, 2013, 7:48 am - Lottery News forum

Wyoming House committee advances lottery bill
A Wyoming House committee advanced a bill on Tuesday that would allow the state to join the multi-state Powerball lottery. The profits would go to fix county and city roads. The sole purpose of House Bill 77 is to provide entertainment, said the sponsor, Rep. David Zwonitzer, R-Cheyenne. The bill establishes a quasi state corporation with nine members appointed by the governor. The corporation's job is to develop a business plan and to find money to run the lottery. If they can't get t ...
Jan 30, 2013, 11:29 am - Lottery News forum

1 year later, Iowa Lottery still hunting for suspicious no-show winner
Iowa investigators are trying to track down the winner of a $14.3 million Hot Lotto jackpot ticket after the person refused to be identified and was disqualified as a result. Patrick Townsend, special-agent-in-charge with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, said investigators remain unable to identify the person who bought the Hot Lotto ticket in December 2010 at a Des Moines gas station. A New York lawyer claiming to represent the winning trust waited until minutes before the one ...
Jan 30, 2013, 7:30 am - Lottery News forum

Biggest lottery game ever in the works?
Editor's Note: Lottery Post first reported details of the new national game under consideration nine months ago (Lottery leaders convene in D.C. to discuss future of games, Lottery Post, Apr. 26, 2012). It seems the rest of the media is finally catching up. The folks behind the nation's two biggest lotteries continue to dream of creating an even bigger game. The idea was widely reported a few years ago, when states got the OK to start selling both Mega Millions and Powerball. If we dev ...
Jan 25, 2013, 10:34 pm - Lottery News forum

Kansas couple claims $9.43M Hot Lotto jackpot
By Todd Northrop A couple in their 40s from Kansas City, Kansas, say they both like their jobs and will continue to work, even though they are the winners of a $9.43 million Hot Lotto jackpot. The winners, who asked the Lottery not to disclose their identities, claimed the prize today at Lottery headquarters, after matching all numbers in the January 12 drawing. The lucky numbers were 13-15-21-34-35 with Hot Ball number 4. The winners purchased their lucky ticket at QuikTrip, located ...
Jan 18, 2013, 9:06 am - Lottery News forum

Laid off Oregon man wins $1 million
By Todd Northrop Laid off since May, Riley Gunn was driving his wife and kids home to their cabin in the woods in southern Oregon after registering for computer programming classes, when he pulled off the freeway to buy corn dogs for the kids. Knowing his wife would not approve because money was so tight, but feeling he was sure to win, Gunn said Tuesday he bought an $8 lottery ticket, letting the machine pick the numbers. When he checked online, he found he had won $1 million. Riley ...
Jan 16, 2013, 9:21 am - Lottery News forum

Multi-state Wild Card game to change
By Todd Northrop Starting with the Wednesday night drawing, the multi-state Wild Card 2 lottery game will undergo some minor changes that will make the jackpots a little bigger, while making the game a little harder to win. Wild Card 2 is currently available to play in Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota. After somebody wins the jackpot, the new starting jackpot will be $200,000 doubling the old starting jackpot of $100,000. Also, players who win the second prize by matchin ...
Jan 15, 2013, 2:18 pm - Lottery News forum

Florida Powerball winner claims $50 million jackpot
Christopher McGurran overnight went from living a modest life to living large. The 30-year-old and his wife claimed the $50 million Powerball jackpot drawn last month in St. Petersburg. It's always somebody, someplace else, and you wonder if somebody won it. It's nice, said neighbor Bud Patten. McGurran, a heating and cooling technician, bought the winning ticket at a Sweetbay grocery store just minutes from his home. Little did he know at the time that it would be his golden one. T ...
Jan 14, 2013, 10:24 am - Lottery News forum

Powerball jackpot a mixed blessing
Sandra Hayes won millions in a Powerball jackpot, and now she is warning others to be careful what they wish for. She says she was both blessed and cursed with the big win. I make it a point to go to Hawaii every year, she says. Traveling is a passion Sandra Hayes could not afford when she was a single mother, studying for her second master's degree. Three student loans to repay, I'm like man there is no way I can do it, she said. That all changed in April of 2006, when Hayes and a ...
Jan 2, 2013, 8:09 pm - Lottery News forum