| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Backers of bringing Powerball to California say the state's coffers -- and those of schools -- will benefit from the new lottery game. The California Lottery Commission voted unanimously Thursday morning to bring the popular Powerball to the state. The......
| Feb 18, 2013
| 4:27 PM
I can't believe how lucky I am. When going through my unread emails from last week, I discovered I'm 970,000 euros richer! Apparently I hit the Mega Millions Super Lotto Plus & Email Sweepstakes in Madrid ... Benjamins for me......
| Sep 16, 2012
| 1:53 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A Mega Millions ticket bought at a snack bar at Naval Base San Diego that matched five of six winning numbers in Friday's drawing is worth more than $170,000 Sunday, California Lottery officials said.
So far, the winner, who bought the...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Two massive lottery jackpots hit Wednesday night: Powerball had a single winner of its $337 million prize, while four players will share the $17 million Florida Lotto loot.
A late surge of ticket sales pushed Powerball's jackpot to $337 million, making...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:51 AM
LEMON GROVE, Calif. -- A Mega Millions sold at a Lemon Grove gas station is worth nearly $590,000, California Lottery officials announced Wednesday.
The winning ticket -- sold at an ARCO station convenience store at 8001 Broadway -- matched five of the...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 6:59 AM
The 2011- 2012 fiscal year was the Pennsylvania Lottery's most successful year in it's 41 year history. It set new records for annual sales and profits. This year lottery sales totaled $3.5 billion, an all time sales record. $1 billion of that will go...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 1:21 AM
Somebody in Michigan may be very happy soon.
Lottery officials say a winning ticket for the estimated $337 million Powerball jackpot was purchased in Michigan. Also there were eight tickets that won the $1 million Match 5 prize. Two of those tickets were...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Harold Blitzer, of Boynton Beach, claimed the June 25 Mega Money jackpot of $500,000 at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Blitzer chose the one-time, lump-sum payment option for his winnings of $385,819.25.
The winning Quick Pick ticket...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:27 PM
It's really not a surprise that the Florida Lottery broke records for most sales in a day and most sales in a week, but here are the numbers:
Floridians spent $49.7 million last Wednesday (Nov. 28) on lottery tickets, with $35.8 million of that for...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Powerball fever is taking California by storm as officials expect the jackpot to keep growing before Saturday's drawing that could break its November 2012 record of $587.5 million.
Right now, the jackpot is estimated at $550 million, not only the...
| May 17, 2013
| 9:22 AM
It's now the largest amount of money any Floridian has had a chance to win: the Powerball jackpot rose to at least $600 million, lottery officials said this afternoon. The drawing is Saturday night.
The previous high had been $587.7 million, drawn on...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:15 AM
A record Powerball jackpot climbed Friday morning to a mind-numbing $600 million, and lottery officials speculated the jackpot would continue to soar in the run-up to Saturday’s drawing.
The new tally sets a record for the largest Powerball...