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$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

Powerball heats up with $317 million jackpot
Largest Powerball jackpot in a year; 12th-largest cash value in US lottery history By Todd Northrop Big multi-state lottery jackpots may have been missing somewhat in 2014, but just a month into 2015 lottery players are already seeing a second massive grand prize looming. The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday, February 4, 2015, now stands at $317 million the largest jackpot for the game in nearly a year. The last time a Powerball jackpot was this large was on Feb. 19, 2014, when a Star Wa ...
Feb 2, 2015, 4:59 pm - Lottery News forum

Retired Brooklyn bus driver hits $7M Cash4Life jackpot
The next stop for this retired Brooklyn bus driver is Easy Street. Frederick McClendon claimed his $7 million prize Tuesday in the New York Lottery's Cash4Life draw game. I usually play the Powerball or Mega Millions games, said McClendon, who says he spent 15 years driving a bus in Brooklyn and the Bronx. Instinct told me to buy a Cash4Life ticket this time. McClendon said he bought his ticket to a bright new future on Nov. 24 when he walked into MX Wines Spirits in Halsey St. in Bro ...
Jan 29, 2015, 8:47 am - Lottery News forum

Lucky for Life multi-state lottery game set to expand next week
Updated: Number of states the game will be expanded to By Todd Northrop New England's Lucky for Life lottery game is set to expand into an additional eight states starting next week. The multi-state game offers a grand prize of $1,000 a day for life, and has drawings every Monday and Thursday. Uniquely, the game offers a another lifetime prize for the second prize level $25,000 a year for life. Both for Life prizes are payable for the length of a winner's life. At minimum, 20 year ...
Jan 22, 2015, 12:15 pm - Lottery News forum

$270 million Mega Millions jackpot won in Illinois
By Todd Northrop An Illinois lottery player won the first jackpot of 2015, worth an estimated $270 million in a Mega Millions drawing Friday. The ticket, a quick pick meaning the numbers were selected randomly by the lottery terminal, was sold at Bucky's Express, 1202 Bloomingdale Road in west suburban Glendale Heights, said Illinois Lottery spokesman Mike Lang. The store will receive a $500,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. It is the largest prize in Illinois Lottery history ...
Jan 18, 2015, 8:47 am - Lottery News forum

GET OUT THE VIOLIN: Florida woman grieving about $5 million lottery win
Four Central Florida people joined the ranks of the nouveau riche this week when each cashed a winning lottery ticket, including two who became overnight millionaires. But the biggest winner in the group, an Orlando nursing assistant who claimed a $5 million Mega Millions prize in Tallahassee, confided that she felt poorer spiritually. I'm a Christian. I don't gamble, said Fay Blake, 62. Spiritually, it bothers me. The Florida Lottery paid Blake $3,750,000 her winnings minus taxes and ...
Jan 16, 2015, 11:51 am - Lottery News forum