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Mega Millions Lottery

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  • What you can buy with $400 million

    What you can buy with $400 million
    Tuesday night's prize for the Mega Millions game has grown to $400 million after no one matched all six numbers in Friday night's drawing.  The largest ever jackpot was a Mega Millions drawing in 2012 for $656 million. But, without getting ahead of...
  • Nashville man nearly throws away $1 million lottery ticket

    Nashville man nearly throws away $1 million lottery ticket
    A Nashville man nearly tossed a Powerball ticket worth $1 million in the trash.  John Young, a truck driver that purchased the ticket at a Love's Travel Stop in Jackson, Tenn., almost threw away the winning ticket when he misread the numbers, Fox 17...
  • Lottery tickets and long shots

    Lottery tickets and long shots
    We humans have a curious relationship with chance. We're prepared to place bets that events with incredibly small probabilities will occur — such as the 1 in 259 million chance that a ticket will win the Mega Millions lottery. Yet, we go about our...
  • Mega Millions jackpot hits $400 million

    Mega Millions jackpot hits $400 million
    Though it's not the all-time record, the Mega Millions prize has once again climbed to $400 million after weeks without a winner. The lottery swelled to its third biggest jackpot in game history after no one hit all six numbers Friday. The $400...
  • $400-million Powerball jackpot said to be nation's sixth-largest

    $400-million Powerball jackpot said to be nation's sixth-largest
    A $400-million jackpot just isn’t as exciting as it used to be. Just two months ago, the Mega Millions game produced a $648-million jackpot, and a few months before that, Powerball produced a $400-million jackpot of its own. But Wednesday’...
  • Powerball jackpot could soar to $500 million if no winner tonight

    Powerball jackpot could soar to $500 million if no winner tonight
    If no one wins tonight's $400-million Powerball drawing, the money will rollover, and the jackpot could soar to $500 million, lottery officials say. The drawing is scheduled for 10:59 p.m. EST, or 7:59 p.m. on the West Coast, according to the Multi-...
  • Winning Powerball numbers announced in $400-million jackpot

    Winning Powerball numbers announced in $400-million jackpot
    The winning Powerball numbers were announced Wednesday night, heightening speculation regarding whether anyone struck it rich in the $400-million multistate jackpot. The winning numbers are 17, 49, 54, 35 and 1, and the Powerball was 34, according to...
  • Lucky Bay Area scores another lottery win in Powerball drawing

    The winning $425-million Powerball ticket sold in Milpitas is the latest big lottery payout to strike the Bay Area, which also claimed one of two winning tickets nationwide for the near-record-setting Mega Millions in December. In December, a Northern...
  • $425-million Powerball jackpot winner has yet to come forward

    Now the waiting game begins. Someone, somewhere, purchased a Powerball ticket in Milpitas, Calif., that will pay out around $425.3 million. That person has up to a year to claim the prize, but California Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said usually...
  • Lottery: Orlando man claims $46M Lotto jackpot

    Lottery: Orlando man claims $46M Lotto jackpot
     James Caldwell, of Orlando, claimed the $46 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the Dec. 18 drawing, lottery officials announced Tuesday morning.  Caldwell, who made the claim as manager of the trust BJewel LLC, chose to receive his winnings in a one-...
  • Deerfield man nets $1.3M Mega Money wins

    Deerfield man nets $1.3M Mega Money wins
    Nobody in Florida hit the $425 million Powerball Wednesday night, but Monroe Bostic, Jr., 59, of Deerfield Beach, claimed a $1.3 million Mega Money jackpot Thursday at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose the one-time, lump-sum payment...
  • Winning Powerball ticket sold in Milpitas

    For the second time in a month, a winning lottery ticket worth hundreds of millions was purchased in Northern California. But this time, the lucky player won't have to share the jackpot. A Powerball ticket purchased at a Chevron gas station in the Bay...