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$250 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot surges
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 13th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner. The current jackpot run started October 6 as a $40 million jackpot. The estimated cash value for the new jackpot is $166.8 Million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are reported state-by-state on the Jackpot Analysi ...
Nov 18, 2012, 5:42 am - Lottery News forum

Retired chaplain cleans desk, finds $1 million winning lottery ticket
A retired hospice chaplain from Glen Ellyn, Illinois, was sitting on a $1 million winning lottery ticket for two months until two weeks ago when he decided to clean up his desk. About 12 tickets had accumulated on my desk, and I decided to tidy up to make room for my new computer. I checked the winning numbers on the Illinois Lottery website and just about screamed when I saw that I won, said Ron Yurcus in a release from the Illinois Lottery issued the week. Yurcus matched the first five ...
Nov 17, 2012, 11:00 pm - Lottery News forum

$214 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot rolls again
By Todd Northrop There was no jackpot winner in the Wednesday night drawing of the multi-state Powerball lottery game, causing the grand prize to increase to an estimated $214 million for Saturday's drawing. Wednesday was the 12th consecutive drawing without a jackpot winner. The jackpot run started October 6 as a $40 million jackpot. The estimated cash value for the new jackpot is $143 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are reported state-by-state on the Jackpot Analysis ...
Nov 15, 2012, 7:50 am - Lottery News forum

$185 MILLION: Huge Powerball lottery jackpot set for 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 $185 million for Wednesday's drawing. Saturday was the 11th consecutive Powerball drawing without a jackpot winner. The jackpot run started October 6 as a $40 million jackpot. The estimated cash value for the new jackpot is $123.7 million. After-tax cash and annuity prize amounts are reported state-by-state on the Jackp ...
Nov 11, 2012, 7:52 am - Lottery News forum

Life after winning the lottery
Haven't we all dreamed about winning the lottery at least once? It happened to Roy and Barb Hamer of Leesburg, Indiana. They hit the jackpot and it was BIG. Barb says we checked our ticket, my eyes went blank, he looked at it and said, 'oh, my god! they all match!' There was some initial confusion over how much money they won. We thought, we'd only won ten million. We thought we were poor millionaires, Barb Hamer said with a laugh. But in fact, the Hamers won $41.5 million playing ...
Nov 9, 2012, 7:49 am - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts man wins half of $61M Mega Millions jackpot
A Massachusetts man is $30.5 million richer after splitting Tuesday night's $61 million Mega Millions jackpot with a co-winner from California. Sandeep Sunny Singh can hardly catch his breath. Today he's posing for pictures with a giant check for $30.5 million. Yesterday, this newly minted millionaire was busy working two jobs to help his mom pay the bills. Ahh, I'm like overwhelmed right now, he said after cashing in his ticket at Lottery headquarters. He was so busy he nearly missed ...
Oct 18, 2012, 6:59 am - Lottery News forum

California man wins half of $61M Mega Millions jackpot
A California man is $30.5 million richer after splitting Tuesday night's $61 million Mega Millions jackpot with a co-winner from Massachusetts. he winning ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven store on Shaw and Maple in the last week. Just after 7 a.m. Wednesday morning there was a small celebration going on inside the 7-Eleven store across the street from Fresno State. The clerks were shaking the hands with a man and smiling. A 7-Eleven official confirmed that man was the winner of the $30.5 mi ...
Oct 18, 2012, 6:55 am - Lottery News forum

Georgia man finds $1M lottery ticket in his truck
A Clayton County, Georgia, man who won $1 million in August didn't realize he was rich until he found a forgotten Powerball ticket in his truck. Ramon Rodriguez, of Rex, found the forgotten ticket tucked into the console of his truck and turned it in Wednesday. He matched five of six numbers from the Aug. 8 Powerball drawing, winning a $1 million prize. Rodriguez, 54, said It's been in my truck for two months. I went to the computer and looked at the numbers, Rodriguez said. I said ...
Oct 14, 2012, 7:54 am - Lottery News forum

Maine couple claims $8.2M Tri-State Megabucks jackpot
Includes video report Nobody was more surprised than Linda Von Oesen to find she'd won $8,190,000 in the September 26th Megabucks Plus drawing. She was sleeping with her husband Bob in their camper, parked in a Walmart parking lot, when one of her daughters called to see if she'd bought a ticket. So she says, 'check your ticket'. I said, 'oh, alright', explained Linda Von Oesen. So here we are in a camper, pitch dark and so I says, 'I got to find it, just give me the numbers.' And so I ...
Oct 12, 2012, 8:07 am - Lottery News forum

Delaware couple anonymously claims $50M Powerball jackpot
A husband and wife from Wilmington came forward Oct. 5 to claim their $50 million Powerball jackpot from the Wednesday, Oct. 3 drawing, according to Delaware Lottery officials. The couple opted to remain anonymous and selected the cash, single-payment value for the jackpot, which totaled $33.05 million before federal withholding taxes. Delaware Lottery officials validated the winning ticket Friday. I checked my numbers in the newspaper during a break at work, and when I realized I had won ...
Oct 11, 2012, 6:51 am - Lottery News forum