Stories tagged: jackpot
Thu., June 8, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
Powerball prize now 10th largest after months without winner
After more than two months without a winner, the Powerball jackpot has grown to $435 million.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Numbers drawn for $435 million Powerball jackpot; winning ticket sold in Indiana
The winning Powerball numbers have been drawn for the jackpot that’s climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
Powerball jackpot of nearly $421 million to be split by 20 Tennessee co-workers
Tennessee Lottery officials say 20 co-workers at a metal manufacturing plant will split a Powerball jackpot of nearly $421 million.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Yakima man wins $1 million in Mega Millions contest
State Lottery officials say a Yakima man recently won $1 million from playing Mega Millions.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
$536 million Mega Millions jackpot claimed in Indiana
Lottery officials in Indiana say someone has come forward with the winning ticket from a $536 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing earlier this month.
Sat., July 9, 2016, 4:45 p.m.
Indiana town wonders: Who won Mega Millions jackpot worth $540 million?
Residents of a small Indiana town were abuzz with excitement Saturday after learning that the only winning ticket for a Mega Millions jackpot worth an estimated $540 million was sold …
Fri., July 8, 2016, 5:22 a.m.
Brisk sales drive Mega Millions jackpot to $540 million
The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $540 million for Friday’s drawing because tickets are selling at about twice the rate of a week ago.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
$1 million lottery jackpot goes to man who’s won before
A New York construction worker who won $1 million in a lottery scratch-off game four years ago has defied enormous odds by hitting a $1 million jackpot again on a …
Mon., May 9, 2016, 1:07 p.m.
Powerball winner yet to come forward to claim prize
Someone who spent $6 on lottery tickets at a New Jersey convenience store last week holds the lone winning ticket for this weekend’s $429.6 million Powerball jackpot.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 12:14 p.m.
Ticket for $157M Mega Millions jackpot sold in Seattle
The Washington State Lottery says someone in Seattle has won a $157 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
Powerball dropped revision that gave better odds
The group that runs the Powerball lottery game approved, then abandoned, changes that would have given ticket buyers more bang for their two bucks than the redesign recently implemented, the …
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016, 9:56 p.m.
Can’t improve your odds much for record $800M Powerball jackpot
DES MOINES, Iowa – The record-breaking $800 million Powerball jackpot is the stuff of dreams, but it all boils down to math. From the huge prize to the enormous odds …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2012, 8:29 p.m.
Powerball numbers drawn for $579.9M jackpot
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The numbers drawn for the record $550 million Powerball jackpot are: 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and Powerball of 6.
Wed., April 18, 2012, 9 a.m.
Illinois Mega Millions winner introduced
RED BUD, Ill. — A retired southern Illinois couple claimed the third and final share of last month’s record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot today, and said they plan to …
Tue., April 10, 2012, 6:59 a.m.
School worker pool won Mega Millions jackpot
BALTIMORE — Two public school teachers and a school administrator are sharing the spoils of last month’s record Mega Millions jackpot, planning trips to Europe, new homes and a daughter’s …
Thu., Jan. 6, 2011
Inland Northwest ticket-buyers share in Mega Millions fortune
The Inland Northwest could soon see a mega windfall. Both winning tickets in the $380 million Mega Millions lottery were sold here – one in Post Falls and the other …