| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:47 PM
When Robert Manning started cleaning out his wallet because it was getting too fat, he had no idea he would find $1 million stuffed inside. Or at least a Virginia Lottery ticket guaranteeing him that fortune.
The 51-year-old from Springfield, Va., had...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Maybe those new I-595 Express Lanes led you to Naples in the past few days, and maybe you stopped in a convenience store and bought a Powerball ticket.
If you bought the right one, you won $148.8 million.
Powerball has hit again in Florida, this...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:08 PM
They didn't spend much time waiting around: The FlaMass Family Lottery Joint Venture claimed the $148.8 million jackpot prize for the Powerball drawing held on April 23.
The partners of the joint venture are: Louis Centrella, 72, of Daytona Beach;...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 9:43 AM
A Virginia couple has won top prizes in the state's lottery three times within a single month. Wow, what are the odds!
The answer is: rotten. The odds of winning are rotten.
But it's people like Calvin and Zatera Spencer, of Portsmouth, Va., who...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
A Northern California man who won a $425.3-million Powerball jackpot in February has come forward to claim his prize, California Lottery officials said Tuesday.
B. Raymond Buxton, a retiree, told Sacramento officials he purposely chose April Fool’...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:33 AM
A Northern Californian invoked the "luck of the Jedi" on Tuesday when he came forward to claim the $425.3-million Powerball jackpot he won after playing the lottery for 20 years.
Wearing a shirt featuring the "Star Wars" character Yoda with the words...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:54 PM
A Northern California man who won a $425.3-million Powerball jackpot had been playing the lottery for two decades before he struck it big, he said Tuesday.
Retiree B. Raymond Buxton came forward Tuesday to officially claim his prize, telling officials...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Now the waiting game begins.
Someone, somewhere, purchased a Powerball ticket in Milpitas, Calif., that will pay out around $425.3 million.
That person has up to a year to claim the prize, but California Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said usually...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:03 AM
No one in Los Angeles won the big Powerball prize, but a player who bought a ticket in El Segundo matched five of six numbers and will walk away with $1.4 million, officials said.
California Lottery officials announced late Wednesday that the sole...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:56 PM
There's at least $400 million on the line in Friday night's Mega Millions lottery drawing, which has produced the usual heavy breathing over the prospect of big money.
But Andre Evangelista's chances — and yours — of winning are worse than...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:21 AM
The longest dry spell in Florida Lotto history is over: One winning ticket, with the numbers 11-24-36-45-46-47 hit for $59 million Saturday night.
Alas, it was sold in central Florida. The vendor was 7-Eleven, 12298 Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando,...
| 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...