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$63 million lotto jackpot lacks claim from a verified winner

With hours to go and $63 million on the line, the mystery remains: Where’s the winning California Lottery ticket and why hasn’t somebody cashed it?

Greg Cote: Powerball winnings not enough to become NFL or NBA owner

Guilty. I admit it. I was among the millions who plunged money into the Powerball as the prize engorged Wednesday night to an obscene $1.5 billion. I’m not a lottery …

$1.6 billion Powerball jackpot split 3 ways, in California, Florida and Tennessee

MUNFORD, Tenn. (AP) – An eye-popping and unprecedented Powerball jackpot whose rise to $1.6 billion became a national fascination will be split three ways, by mystery winners in Florida, Tennessee …

No Powerball winner, so jackpot may grow to $1.3 billion

No ticket matched all six Powerball numbers following the drawing for a record jackpot of nearly $950 million, lottery officials said early Sunday, boosting the expected payout for the next …

Ticket sales soar hours before record Powerball drawing

DES MOINES, Iowa – Lottery players, take heart. Officials say it’s increasingly likely that someone will win the $900 million Powerball jackpot, which grew by $100 million just hours before …

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 …

Spin Control: By any name, it’s a very hopeful scene

OLYMPIA – ’Tis the night before Christmas, plus about 18, and all through the statehouse not a creature is stirring with complaints about how Washington is waging war on the …

Lottery numbers correct, day wrong

The winning lottery numbers listed in today’s print edition of The Spokesman-Review are correct, but they’re listed incorrectly as “Monday’s” winning numbers.

West Central Neigborhood leader wins lottery

A West Central Neighborhood leader says his life won’t be altered much by his recent one-in-a-million lottery win that will give him $1,000 a week for the rest of his …

Lucky lotto tickets sold in Atlanta, San Jose

Early reports Tuesday said that a winning ticket in the $636 million drawing had been sold in California. Lottery officials confirmed a second winner was sold in Atlanta.


Lottery winners in Spokane County for the Week of Aug. 5-9: $1,000

Lottery winners

Lottery winners for Spokane County for the week of July 8-12. $1,000

Fla. woman, 84, claims $590M Powerball jackpot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The winner of last month’s $590 million Powerball jackpot is an 84-year-old woman from Zephyrhills, Fla.

Some push secret lottery wins, but not lotteries

PHOENIX — When two winning tickets for a record $588 million Powerball jackpot were claimed from the Nov. 28 drawing, the world focused on the winners. A Missouri couple appeared …

Powerball winning tickets sold in Arizona, Missouri

Powerball officials say the record jackpot has been won. Early Thursday morning, officials confirmed that two winning tickets were sold: One in Arizona and one in Missouri. An additional 8,924,123 …

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.

Spokane man scratches to $200,000 prize

A Spokane man has won a $200,000 prize in the Washington Lottery.

$11 million Lotto ticket sold in Chewelah

The winning ticket sold for Wednesday night’s $11 million Lotto jackpot in the Washington State Lottery was purchased in Chewelah, north of Spokane.

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 …

$540 million jackpot could buy some serious swag

If you bought a Mega Millions lottery ticket, you’ve probably thought about a few things you could do with that jackpot. Here are a few more to ponder. Because ticket …

Two near hits in Spokane for Mega Millions jackpot

No one won the big jackpot in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing, but several people picked five of the six numbers to win $250,000, and three of those winners are …

Lottery winners plan to buy big stake in struggling bank

A lottery-winning couple from rural central Washington plan to buy a large stake in Spokane-based RiverBank. Jim and Carolyn McCullar, who earlier this year won $190 million – about half …

Silver Valley couple claims $30,000 in scratch ticket winnings

A Silver Valley couple claimed a $30,000 winning scratch ticket today.

Another winning lotto ticket from Kootenai County

Another big win in the Mega Millions lottery comes from a ticket sold in Kootenai County, the Idaho Lottery says.

Estranged husband may get jackpot cut

RATHDRUM – Holly Lahti burst into the spotlight a week ago in a feel-good story about a single mother who won a $190 million Mega Millions jackpot. Then came the …

Rathdrum single mother second jackpot winner

When Holly Lahti found out she won $190 million in the Mega Millions Lottery, she kept her cool. For a moment or two. At first, “she was very quiet about …

Ephrata lottery winner comes forward

Idaho Lottery officials say the second of two winning Mega Millions tickets was sold in Post Falls. The other winning ticket was sold about 150 miles west at a Safeway …

In brief: Teen arrested after pipe bomb found

One of two teens arrested last week for shooting at passing cars on an Idaho highway was arrested again this week after authorities found a pipe bomb in his home. …

Lottery winners

Aug. 17-23 $1,000

Lottery winner stayed mum about his millions

Got a secret? Feel free to share it with Curtis Eldred. He knows how to keep them. The 61-year-old Yakima resident told nobody but his mother he was a millionaire …