Stories tagged: lottery
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. …
Thu., May 26, 2016
Lottery winners in Spokane County for the week of May 16-20.
Fri., May 13, 2016, 1 p.m.
A woman and her seven adult children stepped forward Friday to claim a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
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.
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.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $415 million, making Saturday night’s prize the largest since a record $1.6 billion payout in January. Interest and sales typically spike when the lack …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
The Coquille Indian Tribe is calling for a state lottery campaign to be changed, calling it insensitive to indigenous people.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 2:35 p.m.
Investigators say they’ve uncovered how a lottery employee allegedly rigged jackpots and have charged his brother in connection with prizes in Oklahoma and Colorado.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 12:14 p.m.
The Washington State Lottery says someone in Seattle has won a $157 million Mega Millions jackpot.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
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., Feb. 19, 2016, 11:24 a.m.
A Massachusetts homeless man who was helped by a stranger who won a $200 lottery prize has been arrested on a charge of failing to register as a sex offender.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
Twin sisters in California will share a $6 million lottery jackpot after one of them lucked out with a winning ticket.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 12:32 p.m.
A Florida couple has cashed in the second of three winning tickets from last month’s $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
The Oregon Lottery has long avoided advertising specifically to ethnic minorities, but the organization is beginning to change course.