| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:21 PM
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...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:05 PM
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-...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:29 PM
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.
| Feb 17, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Bigger jackpots -- like Wednesday night's $400-million Powerball drawing -- are attracting more players and excitement to the California Lottery after years of decline, officials say.
Just two months ago, the Mega Millions game produced a $648-million...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:17 AM
In what’s quickly becoming a quarterly routine, the Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing has climbed into the stratosphere.
California Lottery officials project the jackpot to be around $400 million, just two months after the Mega...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 10:53 AM
The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night’s drawing has risen to an estimated $400 million, one of the largest prizes in lottery history.
The prize soared after no one matched all six numbers in Saturday’s jackpot drawing, according to...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:08 AM
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-...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Well, maybe this is the year for a slew of lottery wins in South Florida. We're off to quite a hot streak.
Sonya Ramsey, 45, of Lauderhill, claimed a $500,000 prize in the $5 Monopoly Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee,...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A lottery win is supposed to be a once-in-a-lifetime event, but lightning has struck again at a Tamarac Sunoco.
The single Florida Lotto winning ticket was sold at Vic's Sunoco in Tamarac, 8291 N. University Drive. It's worth $12 million, and is the...
| Dec 31, 2013
Every casino offers the most games possible allowable by state law; it's just that those laws are, well, a little confusing.
Just a quick tip, here: Not every casino offers the same games.
So, here we go:
If you go to a casino operated by the...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:43 PM
We asked readers to share the first thing they'd do after winning the Mega Millions jackpot, which rose to $636 million Tuesday. Some of our favorite responses:
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| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The second owner of a winning Mega Millions ticket worth $324 million has come forward to claim his prize, lottery officials announced Friday.
Steve Tran of Northern California is the owner of one of two winning tickets for last month's $648-million...