| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:30 AM
It sounds like easy money, but taking charge of a windfall is hard work.
1. Winning is a very long shot. Most of us realize that we're more likely to die in a shark attack than win the lottery. The chances, for example, of hitting the Powerball jackpot...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Anyone recognize this man? If so, tell him the California Lottery has the $465,539 he won in May, but if they can't find him in less than two weeks, he'll miss out on the payout for good.
According to the California Lottery, the half-millionaire in...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Tampa is looking at missing out on more than $16 million. A Powerball jackpot-winning ticket worth $16,666,666.66 remains unclaimed.
The May 25 drawing for a $50 million jackpot prize resulted in three jackpot-...
| 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...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States met over the weekend in Hollywood, and while there's no headline-grabbing news, there were plenty of interesting topics.
The group, founded by former Florida State Sen. Steve Geller, was a...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 6:23 PM
After years of decline, the California Lottery is booming. The jackpots are bigger, and that's drawing more players and excitement.
Just a few weeks ago, a Mega Millions ticket sold in San Jose matched all six numbers. The state-record prize of $324...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 9:47 AM
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...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 8:10 PM
In March 2012, Merle and Patricia Butler bought their winning Mega Millions ticket at the Moto Mart in Red Bud, Ill.
The game had its highest jackpot in history - $656 million - and as one of three winning ticket holders, the Butlers took home a lump-...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Lottery officials knew where and when he purchased the ticket and even had his photo, but the winner of a $465,539 Powerball prize missed the 180-day deadline on Monday after failing to claim his cash.
The ticket for the May 22 drawing was sold at...