Stories tagged: lottery
Mon., July 17, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
A Jamaican man accused of masterminding a lottery scam that victimized dozens of Americans out of millions of dollars has agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy charge in federal …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 5 a.m.
Thursday night, Zach Collins will walk across the stage at the Barclays Center, likely as a lottery pick and pending multi-millionaire, and shake NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s hand, capping a …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
After more than two months without a winner, the Powerball jackpot has grown to $435 million.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 9:34 p.m.
Scott Brett, 56, has been appointed a new attorney and will argue in Richland later this month that his deal for more than three years in federal prison should be …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 6:22 a.m.
The Idaho Lottery is the latest group to cater to the growing popularity of this summer’s total solar eclipse on Aug. 21.
Wed., April 5, 2017, 10:05 a.m.
An investigative report has found that the former deputy director of the Oregon Lottery harassed subordinates, tried to have his boss fired and repeatedly attempted to mislead investigators looking into …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 3:16 p.m.
Ge Vue, of Spokane, won $100,000.
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
An Indiana man who won last month’s $435.3 million Powerball jackpot has chosen to remain anonymous, collecting the 10th largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history through a limited liability corporation, …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:52 a.m.
Lottery officials say a New York couple has won $10 million on a scratch-off ticket, the single largest cash prize for scratch-off games in the state lottery’s history.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
The winning Powerball numbers have been drawn for the jackpot that’s climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months. The top prize for Wednesday night’s drawing will be an estimated $403 million if …
Mon., Feb. 20, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Some lucky soul picked up a million-dollar lottery ticket December in Vancouver, and hasn’t claimed it or doesn’t know they have it.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Lottery winners in Idaho would be allowed to hide their identities under legislation headed to the House floor.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
An Oregon Lottery winner has claimed his $1 million prize after cleaning out his office and discovering the winning ticket he purchased a year ago.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Scott K. Brett, 55, pleaded guilty on Friday in Richland to a single count of wire fraud after soliciting $1 million in lottery winnings from an Oregon woman. He faces …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 11:07 a.m.
A Montana Millionaire ticket sold in Great Falls won the $1 million prize.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 9:33 a.m.
A mistakenly sold lottery ticket has earned a New Jersey couple $1 million.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 7:12 a.m.
A Salem couple has won $6.8 million in the Oregon Lottery’s Megabucks Jackpot.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
Tennessee Lottery officials say 20 co-workers at a metal manufacturing plant will split a Powerball jackpot of nearly $421 million.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
The winning ticket for Saturday’s $403 million Powerball game was sold in Lafayette, Tennessee, population about 5,000, and about 60 miles northeast of Nashville.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
State Lottery officials say a Yakima man recently won $1 million from playing Mega Millions.
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Lawyers for a New Hampshire family claimed a $487 million Powerball jackpot on their behalf Monday, saying the winners wished to remain anonymous but would do “great things” with their …
Thu., July 28, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
Lottery officials in Indiana say someone has come forward with the winning ticket from a $536 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing earlier this month.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 10:59 p.m.
No one has matched the jackpot-winning numbers in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, and the prize has increased to an estimated $478 million.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 6:13 a.m.
The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize.
Tue., July 26, 2016, 5:49 p.m.
The Idaho Lottery is returning more than $49.5 million to the state after seeing a record high in the lottery’s history of end-of-the-year dividends.
Tue., July 19, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A California couple has claimed a $528.8 million share of a record Powerball jackpot from January and pledged to give much of it to charity. Flanked by …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 1:26 p.m.
The Idaho Lottery says a Powerball ticket sold in northern Idaho is worth $150,000 in Wednesday’s drawing.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 5:22 a.m.
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.
Tue., July 5, 2016, 4:41 p.m.
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Mega Millions jackpot reached an estimated $454 million ahead of its next drawing on Tuesday evening, making it potentially the seventh-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. …