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$422 MILLION: Powerball climbs again on rollover
8th-largest cash value in US history By Todd Northrop This week Powerball will be the hot ticket, featuring a lump-sum cash payout of nearly $300 million. The new high-water mark of $422 million for the current Powerball annuity jackpot estimate was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $391.1 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $290 million the 8th-largest ever recorded in United States lottery history. ( ...
Yesterday, 11:26 am - Lottery News forum

California co-winners of $1.6B Powerball jackpot finally come forward
Six months after someone in California was announced a co-winner in the historic $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot, the mystery buyer has finally been revealed and it's a couple who were laying low on purpose, lottery officials said. Newly minted millionaires Marvin and Mae Acosta said in a statement Tuesday that they were thankful for the rare gift that has been placed in our care after hitting all of the numbers. The couple have taken home their share a cash option of $327.8 before taxes fr ...
Jul 19, 2016, 4:23 pm - Lottery News forum

$361 MILLION: Powerball rolls again
10th-largest cash value in US history By Todd Northrop This week Powerball will be the hot ticket, currently featuring the largest lottery jackpot in the world. The new high-water mark of $361 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $335.5 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $250.3 million the 10th-largest ever recorded in United States lottery history. (See top ...
Jul 17, 2016, 10:51 pm - Lottery News forum

$333 MILLION: Powerball offers up summertime riches
Cash value powers to 11th-largest of all time By Todd Northrop This month it's not just the weather and backyard barbecue that've been hot Lottery jackpots also continue to sizzle. After a long string of Mega Millions rollovers that culminated in a $540 million Indiana winner, Powerball has taken center stage with a massive jackpot that rolled over again last night. The new high-water mark of $333 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were so ...
Jul 14, 2016, 11:14 am - Lottery News forum

Three lottery tickets worth $50,000 each go unclaimed in Virginia
No one came forward to claim three separate Virginia lottery tickets that were each worth $50,000, so the money now goes to a state fund for educational uses. The deadline to claim the prize money was Tuesday at 5 p.m., but no one came forward with the winning tickets, according to officials with the Virginia Lottery. (See Deadline approaching for three unclaimed $50,000 lottery tickets in Virginia, Lottery Post, Jul. 8, 2016.) The tickets were sold as part of the $1.58 billion Powerbal ...
Jul 13, 2016, 6:53 pm - Lottery News forum

$311 MILLION: Here comes Powerball
By Todd Northrop July continues to be an exciting month for lottery fans dreaming of mega jackpot dollars. No sooner was Friday's $540 million Mega Millions jackpot won than Powerball became perfectly positioned to take the spotlight with a big rollover Saturday night. After nobody won Powerball's $288 million jackpot Saturday, the new jackpot for Wednesday, July 13 was estimated at $311 million. More exciting is the lump-sum cash value of $221.4 million, which is the 16th-largest in ...
Jul 10, 2016, 9:37 am - Lottery News forum

Deadline approaching for three unclaimed $50,000 lottery tickets in Virginia
Virginia lottery players: Better hurry and check your Powerball ticket from the historic $1.6 billion jackpot in January. Three tickets in Virginia, worth $50,000 each, have not yet been claimed from that big drawing, officials said. But the deadline to claim the prizes is fast approaching. Lottery officials said the tickets expire 5 p.m. July 12. In Virginia, winning lottery tickets expire 180 days after the drawing. So the clock is ticking. Two of the winning tickets were sold in Nort ...
Jul 8, 2016, 9:48 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery winner's gift will help small Missouri community
Includes video report A town in Missouri is celebrating its new state-of-the-art fire facility, but the community's lottery millionaires are humble about what they did to make it happen. The building, which took more than a year to build, houses both the ambulance service and the community's fire trucks. The project would not have happened if fire volunteers hadn't twice saved Mark Hill's father's life. My wife and I were able to pay them back, Hill said Hill and his family won n ...
Jun 27, 2016, 9:30 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

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

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