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$500 MILLION: Powerball jackpot explodes in ticket-buying frenzy
Become a half-billionaire! By Todd Northrop For the second time in the last 24 hours, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has raised the official Powerball lottery jackpot estimate for Wednesday's drawing when sales for the mega jackpot have vastly outstripped projections. The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised to a staggering $306 million. The newly-increased annuity and cash value jackpot amounts both remain the 6th-largest ever recorded in Unit ...
Jan 6, 2016, 12:11 pm - Lottery News forum

$450 MILLION: Powerball sales bonanza sparks early jackpot increase
6th-biggest lottery 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 Wednesday's drawing to $450 million. The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised to $275.4 million. The newly-increased annuity and cash value jackpot amounts are both the 6th-largest ever recorded in United States lottery history. The top-25 annuity and c ...
Jan 5, 2016, 12:01 pm - Lottery News forum

N.C. lottery winner bails out convict fiancé fourth time
This time she posts $12 million bond for 'Hot Sauce' He might win a prize of his own for being the worst fianc ever. Or maybe she'll win a prize for being most gullible. In what almost seems like clockwork, $188 million Powerball winner Marie Holmes has bailed out her fianc from jail for a fourth time in less than a year, this time posting a $12 million bond for his release. Holmes made national headlines last February when she was one of three winners who split a $564 million Powerball ...
Jan 4, 2016, 8:46 am - Lottery News forum

$400 MILLION: Powerball jackpot surges on rollover
7th-largest cash value in US history By Todd Northrop This week 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 $400 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $355.8 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $244.8 million the 7th-largest ever recorded in United States ...
Jan 3, 2016, 9:05 am - Lottery News forum

$334 MILLION: Powerball jackpot rolls into the new year
By Todd Northrop This Saturday, lottery players will have the chance to buy tickets for the largest Powerball jackpot of the year. Of course, it's also the first Powerball jackpot of the year. Kidding aside, when nobody won last night's $301.8 million jackpot, the new Powerball jackpot estimate for Sat., Jan. 2, grew to $334 million, which is the largest jackpot for the popular multi-state game since Feb. 2015. The lump-sum cash payout value of Saturday's Powerball jackpot is $205 mi ...
Dec 31, 2015, 8:24 am - Lottery News forum

$300 MILLION: Massive Powerball jackpot fuels New Year's dreams
By Todd Northrop Lottery players looking to start off 2016 by with a bang might want to consider purchasing a Powerball ticket this week. For only the third time this year, the multi-state Powerball lottery jackpot has crossed the $300 million level, which traditionally triggers a substantial up-tick in lottery ticket sales. Wednesday's $300 million jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $255 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of ...
Dec 27, 2015, 6:13 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery scandal unlikely to affect New Mexico, official says
The expanding investigation of a former security chief for the national association that operates Powerball, Mega Millions, Hot Lotto and other lotteries is unlikely to affect New Mexico at this point, state lottery CEO David Barden said this week. State officials, however, have been in touch with Iowa investigators, cooperating with them and providing requested data on some local jackpot winners. Eddie Tipton, who worked for the Des Moines-based Multi-State Lottery Association since 2003 ...
Dec 26, 2015, 1:35 pm - Lottery News forum

Maine gives names of Hot Lotto winners to Iowa team looking into rigging scheme
The names of Mainers who won cash prizes in the Hot Lotto game between 2010 and 2014 have been forwarded to Iowa officials investigating a burgeoning jackpot fixing case that may have affected winnings in at least five states. Officials with the Maine State Lottery said Hot Lotto winners and prize amounts were shared with the Iowa Department of Criminal Investigations. To date, investigators have not discovered any link between Maine Hot Lotto winners and Eddie Tipton, a former security offic ...
Dec 23, 2015, 2:25 pm - Lottery News forum

Prosecutors say Tipton rigged two jackpots he purchased tickets for in Kansas
MUSL computerized drawing scandal now confirmed in 5 states, still looking for more The former security chief for a national association that operates lotteries personally bought two tickets that won jackpots in Kansas, investigators said Monday, bringing to five the number of states where he may have rigged lottery drawings. Investigators recently linked Kansas jackpots won in 2010 to Eddie Tipton, the former security director of the Multi-State Lottery Association, Iowa assistant attorne ...
Dec 21, 2015, 7:58 pm - Lottery News forum

Jackpot-fixing investigation expands to more state lotteries
The allegations read like a movie plot: a lottery industry insider installs an undetectable software program in the computers that pick winning numbers so he can know them in advance. He enlists accomplices to play those numbers and collect the jackpots. And they enrich themselves for years until a misstep unravels their high-tech scheme. Eddie Tipton, former security director of the Multi-State Lottery Association, has been accused of tampering with drawings in four states over a six-year pe ...
Dec 18, 2015, 4:33 pm - Lottery News forum