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$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 …


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.


Powerball’s pull puts weekend jackpot at $415 million

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 …


Coquille tribe calls ‘Lewis and Clark’ lottery ads offensive

The Coquille Indian Tribe is calling for a state lottery campaign to be changed, calling it insensitive to indigenous people.


Lottery insider’s brother arrested in jackpot-fixing scandal

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.


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.


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 …


Homeless man who was helped by lottery winner is arrested

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.


Twin sisters in California share $6 million lottery jackpot

Twin sisters in California will share a $6 million lottery jackpot after one of them lucked out with a winning ticket.


Florida couple wins share of $1.6B Powerball

A Florida couple has cashed in the second of three winning tickets from last month’s $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot.


Oregon Lottery debuts Latino, Chinese New Year games

The Oregon Lottery has long avoided advertising specifically to ethnic minorities, but the organization is beginning to change course.


$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.


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


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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 …