| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:05 AM
The winner of Pennsylvania Lottery's fifth largest prize and its first jackpot ticket sold in the Mega Millions game has come forward to claim an $86.7 million jackpot from the May 20 drawing.
Carl Szott of Pittsburgh received a ceremonial check for...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:10 AM
The mega-jackpot keeps rising.
The jackpot for this week's Mega Millions game has jumped to $160 million.
The drawing is Tuesday.
The big prize is the result of a series of rollovers since July 1, including the most recent one on Friday.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:34 AM
The fast-expanding Wawa Convenience store chain will start hosting Florida lottery vending machines at Central Florida locations, starting Thursday with a new store in east Orlando.
The new store at 14548 E. Colonial Drive, will have a machine operating...
| Jul 21, 2014
In 2010, Illinois became the first state in the country to turn over the management of its lottery to a private company. Other states soon followed.
The expectation was that a firm with broad expertise in lottery sales could attract new players and reap...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Floridians sure have developed an itch for scratch-offs, spending more than $3.4 billion last fiscal year, according to figures released Monday by the Florida Lottery.
That interest in scratch-offs drove Florida sales to a record $5.4 billion in sales...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:46 PM
One person in Tennessee is about $259.8 million richer after picking the winning numbers in the Powerball lottery drawing.
The winning numbers drawn for the multi-state lottery's jackpot are 14, 18, 25, 33, 49, powerball 23. The Tennessee lottery...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:47 AM
When Adam Shahinian found out that his winning Fantasy 5 ticket was sold at the La Crescenta store where he purchases his lottery tickets each day, he jumped in his car and drove there rather than checking the numbers online from home.
He asked the clerk...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:40 PM
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...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 3:24 PM
A Downers Grove couple claimed a $1 million lottery prize Thursday after a brief but frantic search for their winning ticket.
Cathy and Dave Seiden won the prize after matching five numbers on their Mega Millions ticket for the March 18 drawing.
| Mar 15, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Though it’s not the all-time record, $400 million is nothing to bat an eye at.
The Mega Millions lottery has swollen to its third biggest jackpot in game history after no one hit all six numbers on Friday.
The next drawing will be held Tuesday....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Lottery fever has again hit the Southland as the Mega Millions jackpot is estimated to be $400 million for Tuesday night's drawing, the third largest prize in the game's history.
The only two larger jackpots were a $648-million prize in December and a...