| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:31 PM
A Frankfort grandmother who said she purchases lottery tickets every Sunday on her way home from church won $1 million dollars after matching the first five numbers in the Jan. 18 Powerball drawing, according to the Powerball.
Marie Berlongieri, a 15-...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Though it's not the all-time record, the Mega Millions prize has once again climbed to $400 million after weeks without a winner.
The lottery swelled to its third biggest jackpot in game history after no one hit all six numbers Friday. The $400...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 3:13 AM
The sole winning ticket in a $425 million U.S. Powerball lottery was sold at a gas station in Milpitas, California, lottery officials said on Wednesday.
The winning numbers were 1, 17, 35, 49, 54, and 34, according to Powerball's website. No details...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot is at $400 million. Do you still need an excuse to buy a ticket? We have one!
But first let's make it clear: You should probably never play the lottery. With odds like 1 in 175 million, a $2 Powerball ticket is...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:08 AM
James Caldwell, of Orlando, claimed the $46 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the Dec. 18 drawing, lottery officials announced Tuesday morning.
Caldwell, who made the claim as manager of the trust BJewel LLC, chose to receive his winnings in a one-...
| 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...
| 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...