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Colorado man forfeits lottery winnings after missing claim deadline by three days
Player who lost out urges other winners not to wait to claim winnings By Kate Northrop With days melding together in the midst the ongoing pandemic, it's easy to lose track of time. Sadly, that's exactly what happened to a Colorado player who lost all of his lottery winnings when he missed the deadline to turn the winning ticket in by just three days. Peter Bayley bought a ticket for the Powerball draw game this past spring and won $1,500 using his own lucky numbers. He was ecstatic he ...
Nov 2, 2020, 10:36 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois lottery player wins $1 million Powerball prize and $10K scratch-off prize in a week
Double the luck for one lucky man By Kate Northrop A Loves Park, Illinois, resident is over-the-moon after one major lottery prize leads to another, all within the same week. The double-lucky winner, who chose to remain anonymous, won a $1 million Powerball prize right after claiming a $10,000 prize he won from the $5 Million Jackpot scratch-off game. On July 28, he visited an Illinois Lottery claim center to claim the first $10,000 prize. I was excited because it was the largest ...
Sep 10, 2020, 5:40 pm - Lottery News forum

$232 million Powerball lottery winner from South Dakota lists ranch for sale
Rancher who won jackpot in 2009 will move on from sprawling property he purchased with winnings By Kate Northrop A South Dakota rancher who won a $232 Powerball jackpot in 2009 is selling the sprawling near-50,000 acre property he purchased with his lottery winnings. Neal Wanless, then 23 years old, lived up to his reputation as a young and ambitious cowboy after buying and amassing an extensive working ranch with his Powerball winnings. He originally took home a lump sum prize of $88.5 ...
Sep 4, 2020, 11:18 am - Lottery News forum

MUSL to debut new Powerball Draw Show
Organization considers future of lottery industry in wake of pandemic By Kate Northrop As businesses across every industry have been adapting to survive amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) is taking a look at their own business practices to chart out their latest approach for keeping the Powerball game in the minds of lottery players across the nation. One of their upcoming ventures includes a new Powerball Draw Show, a refreshed and modern rehash of ...
Sep 1, 2020, 8:17 am - Lottery News forum

Louisiana retailer sells two winning lottery tickets in one week
Things looking up for both players and Lottery as sales see a boost By Kate Northrop One gas station in Baton Rouge might find more players frequenting its store for a dab of luck since it sold two winning lottery tickets within one week. The RaceTrac convenience store on South Sherwood Forest Boulevard received a lot of attention this week after selling two winning tickets for a Pick 4 prize worth $5,000 and a Powerball prize valued at $150,000. Shoppers and players alike were both ...
Aug 21, 2020, 6:25 pm - Lottery News forum

Two Wisconsin friends split $22 million Powerball jackpot after a deal made 28 years ago
Lottery winner never forgot that handshake from nearly three decades ago By Kate Northrop Handshakes still haven't gone out of style after one Wisconsin man honored a deal he made with his close friend 28 years ago. When Thomas Cook won a $22 million Powerball jackpot from the June 10 drawing, he called up his buddy Joseph Feeney to let him know of the news and that he would be upholding his end of their bargain struck three decades earlier. Back when the Powerball game started in 19 ...
Jul 24, 2020, 5:56 pm - Lottery News forum

Powerball lottery winner Andrew "Jack" Whittaker dies at 72
Won record-breaking jackpot, then suffered unprecedented string of bad luck By Kate Northrop Andrew Jack Whittaker, a Powerball player infamous for the string of bad luck following his record-breaking jackpot win, died at the age of 72 on Saturday, June 27 after battling a long illness, according to his obituary. In December 2002, Whittaker, 55, won the $315 million Powerball Jackpot in West Virginia, the largest-ever jackpot won by a single ticket at the time. He was well-known as some ...
Jul 2, 2020, 12:56 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan grandmother claims $70 million Powerball jackpot
Waterford resident goes from living paycheck-to-paycheck to becoming Michigan's newest multi-millionaire By Kate Northrop A Michigan resident is the owner of the single winning ticket for the Powerball drawing held on February 12 worth $70 million. The winner had decided to make an impromptu pit stop with a friend to buy some lottery tickets at Huron Plaza Liquor on West Huron Street in Pontiac. Cristy Davis, 40, of Waterford matched all five numbers drawn 14, 47, 54, 55, and 68, with P ...
Jun 18, 2020, 12:06 pm - Lottery News forum

Colorado man wins two $1 million lottery prizes on the same day
He's played the same numbers for 30 years They say persistence is key, and after 30 years of playing the same numbers in the Colorado Lottery, a man in Pueblo, Colorado, found that to be true and finally got his big reward. Two big rewards, that is. The winner, identified as Joe B., won two major Powerball prizes on Wednesday, March 25 worth $1 million each. Joe B. claimed the winnings Friday. The winning tickets were both sold to Joe B. on Lake Avenue in Pueblo: one at a 7-Eleven ( ...
Apr 28, 2020, 7:28 pm - Lottery News forum

SC Lottery offers refunds for some multi-draw tickets
The South Carolina Education Lottery is offering to refund the cost of some multi-draw Powerball and Mega Millions tickets purchased prior to game changes announced last week. Going forward, the starting jackpot amounts will no longer begin at $40 million. Instead, the amounts will be announced after each jackpot is won. Increases will be based on game sales and interest rates. Powerball players who purchased a multi-draw ticket on or before April 2 are eligible for a refund for drawings h ...
Apr 11, 2020, 12:32 pm - Lottery News forum