Stories tagged: lottery
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
A New York man will be living large thanks to his decision to buy some Slim Jims for his dog.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
A group of California co-workers who decided to play the lottery on a whim won last month’s $543 million Mega Millions jackpot, the largest prize ever on a single state …
Sun., June 10, 2018
A new report by Better Business Bureau says sweepstakes, lottery and prize schemes are devastating victims financially and emotionally with ever-evolving methods.
Wed., June 6, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
A Kansas man who returned a $1 million lottery ticket to a customer who left it on a store counter says he has no regrets about giving up the prize …
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
The winner of a $533 million lottery jackpot wasn’t sure he could believe his eyes. So, when his mother called to say someone in his new home state had won …
Sat., March 31, 2018, 11:08 a.m.
A winning ticket for a giant lottery jackpot estimated at $521 million has been sold in New Jersey.
Sun., March 18, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
If you bought some Powerball tickets in a St. Patrick’s Day haze on Saturday, check your pockets.
Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Federal tax law changes would seem to promise that those who beat the odds and win a jackpot could keep more of their winnings from the government. But even as …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:33 a.m.
An Oregon man has won a $2 million prize playing Powerball after choosing the option to multiply his winnings.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Police are providing extra patrols around the home of a Massachusetts woman who won the $758.7 million Powerball prize.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
A 53-year-old Massachusetts hospital worker stepped forward Thursday to claim the biggest undivided lottery jackpot in U.S. history – a $758.7 million Powerball prize – after breaking the news to …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Lottery players across the U.S. scooped up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $700 million jackpot in Wednesday night’s drawing. The lucky numbers …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
Lottery players across the U.S. are scooping up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $700 million jackpot as Wednesday night’s drawing nears.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 6 a.m.
On Wednesday night, people all over the country will be clutching their Powerball tickets, eagerly waiting to see if they’ve beaten the odds and won the estimated $700 million Powerball …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation’s largest lottery jackpots will continue growing.
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
For the first time, U.S. lottery players will have a choice of games offering jackpots topping $300 million.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 9:44 a.m.
Lottery officials say the holder of the sole winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million has come forward.
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.