| 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-...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The estimated jackpot for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing has reached $550 million, making it the second-largest prize for the game and the fourth-largest overall in the United States.
The $550 million prize has a cash payout option of $295 million....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:09 PM
A winning Powerball ticket sold in Los Angeles and worth $465,539 remains unclaimed after about five months since the winning numbers were drawn, lottery officials said.
"OK people, this is getting serious! Search your couch cushions, look in your glove...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:33 AM
We're getting pretty lax with our lottery tickets in Florida: Days after a $16 million Powerball winner went to a waste, a Fantasy 5 ticket worth $45,087.48 sold in Margate is about to expire.
The 180-day deadline to claim the top prize is Thursday,...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Wedneday, November 27, 2013
Cash 5: 7-18-25-26-34
Daily Number Day: 6-9-7
Daily Number Night: 4-1-5
Big Four Day: 2-3-4-9
Big Four Night: 9-7-1-4
Quinto Day: 7-9-5-6-2
Quinto Night: 0-7-6-1-4
Treasure Hunt: 2-12-14-17-...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
What happens when your "dreams" come true? We're always told to be careful what we wish for, and for Powerball lottery winner "Wild" Willie Seeley and his wife Nancy, this advice couldn't be more true.
The Seeleys are calling their $3.8 million win a...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Linh Nguyen, 48, of Delray Beach, claimed a $2 million Powerball prize from the drawing held on Nov. 20.
The winning numbers were 04-18-23-32-45 and the Powerball was 07.
The winning ticket was purchased from Publix located at 8340 Jog Road in...
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Forget the Rolls-Royces, lottery winners - you're keeping your Chevys.
The news that 16 Ocean County, N.J., county workers are splitting a third of the $448 million Powerball Jackpot conjures visions of "The Beverly Hillbillies" meets "Jersey Shore,"...