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Mega Millions ponderously reaches $280 million
Lottery Post analyzes the multi-state jackpot's slow 3-month ascent By Todd Northrop Normally a $280 million jackpot would prompt even lottery skeptics to consider buying a ticket, but for some reason Mega Millions players have been forced to endure tepid sales that are inching the game's jackpot upward at a snail's pace. So lottery players looking to win a life-changing mega jackpot can be excused for asking the contradictory questions, What's wrong with Mega Millions? and, Where can I ...
Jun 8, 2016, 11:07 am - Lottery News forum

Man who makes living with horseshoes wins $1M Powerball prize
For years, horseshoes have been bringing a steady income to Minnesotan Joseph Yanish. Last week, the luck that the horseshoe symbolizes brought him a $1 million payout. Yanish, a farrier who lives just west of the Twin Cities in Litchfield, won the $1 million prize on an impulse purchase he made at a Casey's General Store in St. Cloud. I just had an extra couple of bucks and decided to buy two tickets at the last minute, he said. Yanish, 33, discovered his win a couple of days after th ...
Jun 6, 2016, 9:01 am - Lottery News forum

Michigan man wins $1 million on mistake lottery ticket
A simple mistake turned out to be very lucky for a Niles man who won a $1 million Mega Millions prize from the Michigan Lottery. Richard Hopper Sr., 69, matched the five white balls drawn 18, 41, 50, 68, and 70 in Friday's drawing to win the $1 million prize. He bought his winning ticket at the Sunrise Sunset Party Store, located at 1009 Huntly Road in Niles. When I stopped to buy my Mega Millions ticket, the clerk said he had accidentally printed an easy pick for another player who didn' ...
Jun 2, 2016, 3:03 pm - Lottery News forum

N.D. convenience store sells state's largest lottery prize ever
The largest prize ever won in the history of the North Dakota Lottery was sold at a Kum Go store in Williston. According to the North Dakota Lottery, the Mega Millions ticket, drawn Tuesday, is worth $3 million. The winning numbers were 17, 24, 27, 48, and 75, with Mega Ball number 6. The Megaplier drawn was 3. The winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prize. The ticket matched all white balls making it worth $1 million. Because the lottery player purchased the Me ...
May 18, 2016, 6:43 pm - Lottery News forum

NJ family of 8 claims $429.6 million Powerball lottery jackpot
Includes video report By Todd Northrop A New Jersey woman and her seven adult children have stepped forward to claim a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot. Eight members of the Smith family announced that they had the sole winning ticket purchased in Trenton for last Saturday's drawing. They plan to tithe 10 percent of the money to their church. The family was guarded about their employment, to protect their privacy. Valerie Marie Arthur, the eldest daughter and a retired prison adminis ...
May 13, 2016, 4:52 pm - Lottery News forum

8 people to split $429.6 million Powerball lottery jackpot in NJ
The New Jersey Lottery has announced a press conference will be held at their headquarters Friday afternoon to introduce the winners of last week's Powerball. The press conference will be held at 3:00 p.m. The announcement comes a little less than a week after a winning Powerball ticket was sold at a 7-11 store in Trenton, New Jersey. Eight winners will be shareholders of that $429.6 million Powerball jackpot. Only one ticket matched all six Powerball numbers in Saturday night's drawing ...
May 13, 2016, 10:58 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery scam investigation comes to Tennessee
Includes video report The Tennessee Education Lottery is cooperating with investigators as they look into one of the most elaborate lottery scams in U.S. history. The scam was the work of Eddie Tipton, a former security director with the Multi-State Lottery Association. Tipton has been convicted of fraud and sentenced to ten years in prison. But his brother and his old college roommate were recently arrested as the jackpot fixing investigation expanded. Prosecutors in Iowa say sur ...
May 11, 2016, 7:56 am - Lottery News forum

One New Jersey lottery player wins $429.6 million Powerball jackpot
By Todd Northrop It will be a Mother's Day unlike any other for one lucky New Jersey household. One winning ticket purchased in New Jersey matched the numbers drawn on Saturday night for the multi-state Powerball jackpot for a payout estimated at $429.6 million, the eighth-largest U.S. lottery prize in history. The winning numbers selected at 10:59 p.m. EDT were 5, 25, 26, 44, and 66, with Powerball number 9. The Power Play multiplier was 2. According to New Jersey Lottery officials, ...
May 8, 2016, 8:58 am - Lottery News forum

$415 MILLION: Powerball jackpot surges on rollover
7th-largest cash value in history By Todd Northrop Ready to start dreaming about dollar signs again? Just four months after people from every country went into frenzy trying to find creative ways to buy tickets for the biggest jackpot the world had ever seen, Powerball is back with another top-10 jackpot that can deliver multi-generational wealth. After nobody won Wednesday's advertised $348 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a whopping $415 million for Saturday' ...
May 5, 2016, 8:18 am - Lottery News forum

$348 MILLION: April misses bring May riches
Powerball making another run at the record? By Todd Northrop This week Powerball will be the hot ticket, featuring a jackpot that will tempt a lot of people to take a chance at unimaginable wealth. The new high-water mark of $348 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $314 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $226.1 million the 12th-largest ever recorded in Unite ...
May 1, 2016, 9:35 am - Lottery News forum