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N.C. Powerball lottery winner claims share of jackpot worth $188 million
Second of three winning tickets claimed from $564 million jackpot draw Includes video report The North Carolina woman holding one of three winning tickets for the Feb. 11 Powerball drawing has cashed in her ticket. Marie Holmes' lottery ticket matched all five white balls and the Powerball in the drawing. The winning numbers were 11, 13, 25, 39 and 54, with Powerball number 19. (See Three tickets to split massive $564 million Powerball jackpot, Lottery Post, Feb. 12, 2015.) She wa ...
Feb 24, 2015, 6:04 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois man claims $265 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
Years of playing Quick Pick tickets every day paid off for 70-year-old Jesus Davila Jr. in January when he won $265 million the largest prize in Illinois Lottery history. I'm a regular Joe and I played and I won it, said Davila, as he smiled at a news conference Tuesday in the Thompson Center downtown, where Illinois Lottery Director Michael Jones presented him with an oversized check. Davila, who lives in Naperville, won the Mega Millions jackpot on Jan. 16 and was the only person to mat ...
Feb 24, 2015, 5:23 pm - Lottery News forum

NC Powerball winner identifies herself
A woman from Shallotte, North Carolina, has come forward with what she believes is the winning Powerball ticket from Wednesday's drawing. A reporter who spoke with 26-year-old Marie Holmes confirms the numbers and date on her ticket match those that were drawn for the $188 million payout. I thought I was going to have a heart attack when I saw the ticket and checked it, Holmes explained with a noticeable grin. The mother of four said she screamed after the winning numbers were drawn Wedne ...
Feb 13, 2015, 8:33 am - Lottery News forum

Will the Puerto Rico Powerball winner pay Federal tax? Nobody knows
For the first time ever, Puerto Rico has a Powerball winner with a whopping $188 million jackpot. And the island is celebrating. The winning ticket holder will get one-third of the $564 million jackpot, the third-largest in Powerball history and the fifth-largest U.S. lottery prize. But one mystery remains will the winner pay federal taxes on the prize, or will he or she be exempt, as has always been the case there? Lottery officials in Puerto Rico said they still have no answer to that qu ...
Feb 13, 2015, 7:31 am - Lottery News forum

Three tickets to split massive $564 million Powerball jackpot
Final jackpot total of $564.1 million is fifth-largest ever in USA By Todd Northrop Three Powerball lottery tickets sold in North Carolina, Puerto Rico, and Texas matched all the winning numbers Wednesday night to share a $564.1 million jackpot. The winning numbers in the Wed., Feb. 11, 2015, drawing were 11, 13, 25, 39, and 54, with Powerball number 19. The Power Play number was 3. The $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, which is the fifth-largest of any lottery game in history, start ...
Feb 12, 2015, 1:11 am - Lottery News forum

$HALF-BILLION! Powerball raised again on monster sales
By Todd Northrop Less than 24 hours after lottery officials were forced to raise the Wednesday Powerball jackpot estimate, they have done it again now to $500 million. The current jackpot is the third-largest in Powerball history and the fifth-largest jackpot of any lottery game in U.S. history. It is only the fifth time in history that lottery players have been able to play for a half-billion dollars. It could all go to one person. The new estimated lump-sum cash value of the jackpo ...
Feb 11, 2015, 11:30 am - Lottery News forum

$485 MILLION: Powerball jackpot raised
Big sales volume prompts early jackpot increase By Todd Northrop Due to larger than expected sales volume, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has raised the official Powerball lottery jackpot estimate for Wednesday's drawing to $485 million. The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised to $327.7 million still the 5th-largest cash jackpot ever offered in a United States lottery. Lottery players seeking to check the winning numbers Wednesday night are ur ...
Feb 10, 2015, 2:28 pm - Lottery News forum

$450 MILLION: Powerball lottery jackpot nears record
5th-largest US jackpot ever; 5th-largest cash value By Todd Northrop Mega jackpots are back! 2014 came and went as a year devoid of frenzy-inducing lottery jackpots, but 2015 is shaping up to be jackpot-chasers' dream. Between now and Wednesday evening, anyone can walk into a store and buy a lottery ticket for a couple of bucks that has the potential of winning around a half-billion dollars. An estimated $450 million, to put a finer point on it but even that amount is likely to be ...
Feb 8, 2015, 7:11 am - Lottery News forum

$380 MILLION: Massive sales push Powerball jackpot higher
Now 10th-largest jackpot in US history By Todd Northrop Due to larger than expected sales volume, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has raised the official Powerball lottery jackpot estimate for Saturday's drawing to $380 million. The updated jackpot figure propelled Saturday's drawing into the top 10 highest jackpots in United States lottery history. (See the top 25 annuity and cash value jackpots below.) The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised ...
Feb 6, 2015, 2:04 pm - Lottery News forum

$360 MILLION: Powerball jackpot surges on rollover
6th-largest cash value in US history By Todd Northrop This weekend Powerball will be the hot ticket, featuring a jackpot larger than any other United States lottery drawing in almost a year. The new high-water mark of $360 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $324.7 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Saturday's Powerball jackpot is $250.5 million the 6th-largest ever recorded in United Stat ...
Feb 6, 2015, 9:35 am - Lottery News forum