Stories tagged: lottery
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.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
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?
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 10:05 a.m.
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 …
Sun., Jan. 10, 2016, 7:12 a.m.
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 …
Sat., Jan. 9, 2016, 12:26 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016, 9:56 p.m.
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 …
Sun., Dec. 7, 2014
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 …
Thu., June 5, 2014, 9:43 a.m.
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.
Wed., Jan. 15, 2014
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 …
Wed., Dec. 18, 2013, 8:09 a.m.
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.
Thu., Aug. 15, 2013
Lottery winners in Spokane County for the Week of Aug. 5-9: $1,000
Thu., July 18, 2013
Lottery winners for Spokane County for the week of July 8-12. $1,000
Wed., June 5, 2013, 1:16 p.m.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The winner of last month’s $590 million Powerball jackpot is an 84-year-old woman from Zephyrhills, Fla.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2013, 9:43 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2012, 11:03 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Nov. 28, 2012, 8:29 p.m.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The numbers drawn for the record $550 million Powerball jackpot are: 5, 16, 22, 23, 29 and Powerball of 6.
Fri., Aug. 31, 2012, 3:16 p.m.
A Spokane man has won a $200,000 prize in the Washington Lottery.
Thu., May 24, 2012, 12:24 p.m.
The winning ticket sold for Wednesday night’s $11 million Lotto jackpot in the Washington State Lottery was purchased in Chewelah, north of Spokane.
Wed., April 18, 2012, 9 a.m.
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 …