| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Mega Millions, the multi-state lottery game sold in Florida and most of the United States, is bumping up its starting jackpots, starting Oct. 19.
The top prize will starts at $15 million, up from $12 million, and will grow by at least $5 million...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:28 PM
PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota Lottery officials are urging players to not be taken in by a scam that promises them winnings from a second chance Mega Millions drawing.
The Lottery has been notified by more than a dozen players, all lotto or scratch ticket...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Another larger-than-normal jackpot is bubbling over in Florida, and the good news about this one is that the winning ticket has to be sold in Florida.
The Florida Lotto jackpot is at $43 million for Wednesday night’s drawing. That’s easily...
| 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...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:49 AM
A winning $99 million Mega Millions ticket bought in Farmville last month remains unclaimed.
The ticket was bought for the May 17 drawing at the Food Lion on Main Street in Farmville. The ticket matched all six winning numbers - 11-15-35-43-49 and the...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 10:04 AM
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...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:09 PM
A new era for lottery players begins Wednesday, May 15, as Florida adds Mega Millions, yet another game to inspire dreams of cashing in and checking out.
Mega Millions ticket sales are starting at a good time. The nationwide game's current jackpot is...
| 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......
| May 30, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Jorge Hodelin, of Hialeah, claimed the May 14 Mega Money jackpot of $2 million at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
Hodelin chose the one-time, lump-sum payment option of $1,631,031.45.
The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased at...
| 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...