Lottery

  • Woman claims she won $500,000 on scratch off tickets but lottery says $500

    An Ohio woman claims to have won $500,000 on an Ohio Lottery scratch-off ticket, while the lottery says she won only the $500 she received. Penelope Demetriades filed a claim against the lottery Monday in Ohio’s Court of Claims. The Northfield woman says she bought a ticket in September...
  • The 2nd largest Powerball JackPot in U.S. History

    The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history. The winning numbers in Powerball’s massive $535 million jackpot drawn Saturday were 17, 19, 39, 43, 68 and Powerball number 13. Here are details about the game and how the prize has...
  • Powerball jackpot soars to whopping $650M – the third largest prize in U.S. history

    All bets are still on. The Powerball jackpot has soared to an estimated $650 million, making it the third-largest bonanza in U.S. history. The payoff, fueled by intense sales after nobody matched the numbers in the Saturday drawing, rose by $115 million, lottery officials announced. A lump sum cash...
  • The Powerball Jackpot now at $510 Million !

    Cha-ching! The estimated Powerball jackpot is now $510 million after no winning ticket was drawn on Wednesday evening. The winning numbers for Wednesday’s drawing were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64, and the Powerball was 4 and Powerplay 3x, according to the Powerball website. The next drawing will be on Saturday, so...
  • Canceled flight leads man to $1 million !

    A Michigan man is $1 million richer, thanks to a canceled flight that led him to purchase a lottery ticket. Paul Kuharevicz, 56, matched the five balls drawn in Friday’s Michigan lottery drawing, winning the $1 million prize. The big win came after an inconvenience: A canceled flight at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport that forced him...
  • Winning Mega Million ticket sold at Illinois Barbecue worth $393 million!!!

    A single ticket sold in Illinois matched all six numbers in Friday’s Mega Millions lottery drawing with a jackpot worth $393 million. Lottery officials said the winning ticket was purchased at Nick’s Barbecue in Palos Heights, Illinois, about 20 miles southwest of Chicago. Friday’s winning numbers were 23, 33, 53, 56,...
  • Your opportunities to win $300-plus million just doubled

    Would-be millionaires now have two opportunities to try for jackpots of $300-plus million. The Mega Millions jackpot is now $346 million, and the Powerball jackpot, $307 million, after weekend drawings for both games failed to yield a winner for either game’s top prize. (The next Mega Millions drawing is...
  • Million Dollar Lottery winner strikes BIG for the second time!!

    There are lucky men, and then there’s Jules Parent. For the second time in nine years, the 69-year-old Quebec retiree has won a million Canadian dollars playing the lottery. Parent muses, “Was I born under a good star?” He showed up at lottery offices to pick up a check...
  • Jamaican man accused of masterminding lottery scam pleads guilty

    A Jamaican man accused of masterminding a lottery scam that victimized dozens of Americans out of millions of dollars has agreed to plead guilty in a deal with federal prosecutors in North Dakota. The agreement signed by the defense and prosecutors on Friday calls for Lavrick Willocks to plead...