MegaMillions

  • Winner claiming $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot

    The mystery surrounding the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot from last October is partly over as lottery officials announced Monday that a South Carolina resident had stepped forward to claim the prize but elected to remain anonymous. A lottery commission statement said the person submitting the claim for what...
  • Time is running out for $1.5B Mega Millions jackpot winner to collect money

    The winner of the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot has still not stepped forward more than two months after the ticket was sold in South Carolina, officials said. The winning ticket was sold in the town of Simpsonville, lottery officials said. The numbers were announced on Oct. 23 and as of...
  • Mega Millions, Powerball lottery jackpots climb to nearly $1B!

    Millions of dreams were dashed Saturday when no one hit the Powerball jackpot of $314 million. But millions of more dreams were born as the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots combined are now worth nearly $1 billion. The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday’s drawing is nearly the largest ever in...
  • Mega Millions ticket sold in California!

    The winning Mega Millions ticket, worth $522 million, was sold in California, the lottery tweeted Tuesday night. Only one ticket, sold in in San Jose, matched all six numbers. The ticket was purchased at Ernie’s Liquors on South White Road, lottery officials reported. This is the fifth-largest jackpot in...
  • Lottery winner of Mega Millions Jackpot comes forward

    “God’s plan” is for him to be filthy rich. A devout New Jersey Catholic claimed his $533 million Mega Millions Friday, saying the Big Man Upstairs picked his winning numbers. “We believe in God’s plan. He chose the numbers for us,” said Richard Wahl, 47, who moved to Vernon, New Jersey...
  • $521 million Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs

    More than half a billion dollars is on the table in tonight’s Mega Millions lotto drawing. No one has won the jackpot in two months. This is the fourth time in the game’s history that the jackpot has exceeded $500 million. The prize is now worth $521 million, with...
  • Mega Millions estimated jackpot up to $502 million

    Lottery players could have a chance of winning the nation’s 10th largest lottery prize, as the Mega Millions estimated jackpot climbs to $502 million. The Friday night drawing will offer players a chance to spend $2 and dream of beating the staggering odds of 302.5 million to one and...
  • Powerball jackpot climbs to $550M; Mega Millions to $445M

    ATLANTA – 11:42 p.m. EST Jan. 4: The Mega Millions jackpot has been raised to $445 million ahead of Friday’s drawing. 2:26 a.m. EST Jan. 4:  The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $550 million – or $347.9 million cash – after no tickets matched all six numbers in Wednesday...
  • Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots soar past $300 million for 2018

    If you didn’t score the big Powerball or Mega Millionsl jackpot this week to top off the year, you aren’t alone. Without a winner, both lottery games roll into the new year with fattened top prizes well above $300 million. Powerball says its jackpot has jumped to $384 million...