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May 25, 2024 at 5:45 PM

A family’s winning reaction to a pregnancy surprise lottery ticket

Grace Goodwin surprised her family by sharing her happy news of her pregnancy by using some fake scratch-off lottery tickets.
May 25, 2024 at 5:45 PM
VIDEO: A family’s winning reaction to a pregnancy surprise lottery ticket
1 month ago

Woman wins $1 million lottery prize for 2nd time in 10 weeks

Christine Wilson won her first prize in February.
1 month ago
Christine Wilson of Attleborough won her second 1 million lottery prize in a 10-week span.
1 month ago

Man battling cancer wins $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot

Charlie Saypon, who is undergoing chemotherapy, will split the $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot with his wife and a friend.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Man battling cancer wins billion-dollar Powerball jackpot
1 month ago

Billion-dollar lottery winners revealed

Charlie and Duanpen Saephan, and Laiza Chao were the winners of last month's $1.3 billion Powerball drawing, according to Oregon lottery officials.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Billion-dollar lottery winners revealed
1 month ago

Oregon Lottery announces 3 winners of $1.326 billion Powerball ticket

The ticket was the fourth-largest Powerball jackpot in history.
1 month ago
The ticket was the fourth-largest Powerball jackpot in history.
1 month ago

Immigrant battling cancer among trio who won $1.326 billion Powerball ticket

The staggering $1.326 billion Powerball ticket was the fourth-largest Powerball jackpot in history and the eighth-largest among U.S. jackpot games.
1 month ago
Powerball lottery tickets pictured inside a store in Homestead, Florida July 19, 2023.
2 months ago

Oregon store gets 6-figure prize for selling winning Powerball ticket

The Plaid Panty won $100,000 and some major publicity for selling the $1.326 billion Powerball jackpot winning ticket. It's the eighth-largest U.S. lottery jackpot in history.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Oregon store gets 6-figure prize for selling winning Powerball ticket
2 months ago

Woman wins $1M jackpot after buying Powerball ticket by mistake

Miriam Long said accidentally pressing a button left her a millionaire.
2 months ago
Miriam Long matched the first five winning numbers in the March 18 Powerball drawing to win $1 million.
2 months ago

$1.326 billion Powerball jackpot won in Portland, Oregon, lottery says

The Powerball jackpot has ballooned to an estimated $1.3 billion ahead of Saturday night's drawing after a record streak with no jackpot winner.
2 months ago
A Powerball multi-state lottery ticket is shown at a retailer in Washington, D.C., April 2, 2024.
2 months ago

Powerball drawing delayed

On Saturday evening, Powerball's lottery drawing was delayed for several hours due to security procedures.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Powerball drawing delayed
2 months ago

Powerball jackpot sets record

The jackpot is worth more than $1.3 billion dollars and is the fourth largest prize in Powerball history.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Powerball jackpot sets record
2 months ago

Powerball jackpot reaches $1.23B. What are the odds you could be the next winner?

Who wants to be a billionaire? Previous lottery winners tell how their unexpected fortunes changed their lives.
2 months ago
VIDEO:  Powerball jackpot reaches $1.23B. What are the odds you could be the next winner?
2 months ago

Powerball jackpot grows to $1.23 billion after no winner again

No ticket matched Wednesday night's winning Powerball numbers, and the prize has now ballooned to $1.23 billion for the next drawing.
2 months ago
Powerball tickets are shown in front of a screen displaying the estimated jackpot, April 3, 2024, in Surfside, Fla. An estimated $1.09 billion Powerball jackpot that ranks as the 9th largest in U.S. lottery history will be up for grabs Wednesday night, April 3.
2 months ago

Powerball jackpot grows to over $1.09 billion

With no winner overnight, the grand prize is now the fifth largest in Powerball history.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Powerball jackpot grows to over $1.09 billion
2 months ago

Powerball balloons to $1.09 billion after no winner Monday

The Powerball climbed again after no ticket won the jackpot in Monday night's drawing, the lottery said.
2 months ago
A display panel advertises tickets for a Powerball drawing at a convenience store, Nov. 7, 2022, in Renfrew, Pa.
2 months ago

Powerball jackpot grows to $1B

Monday's drawing has soared over $1 billion.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Powerball jackpot grows to $1B
2 months ago

The odds ever rising in the Powerball jackpot

The Powerball jackpot now rises to 975 million ahead of its Monday night drawing.
2 months ago
VIDEO: The odds ever rising in the Powerball jackpot
2 months ago

Search for winner of $1.13B Mega Millions jackpot

The winner, who purchased the winning ticket at a ShopRite liquor store in Neptune, New Jersey, can remain anonymous, per state laws.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Search for winner of $1.13B Powerball Mega Millions jackpot
2 months ago

Powerball jackpot jumps to $935 million after no match for Wednesday's numbers

No ticket had Wednesday's winning numbers: 37, 46, 57, 60, 66 and bonus number 8.
2 months ago
Powerball tickets are seen at a liquor store, in Washington, July 19, 2023.
2 months ago

Powerball jackpot grows to $865M

The drawing will be held just before 11 p.m. ET at the Florida lottery draw studio in Tallahassee.
2 months ago
The drawing will be held just before 11 p.m. ET at the Florida lottery draw studio in Tallahassee.
2 months ago

Here's where winning Mega Millions ticket was sold

A single ticket sold at a ShopRite liquor store in Trenton, New Jersey, had all of the winning numbers.
2 months ago
A display off of the Major Deegan Expressway shows the Mega Millions jackpot at $1.1 billion dollars, on March 24, 2024, in New York.
2 months ago

Single winning ticket sold for $1.13 billion Mega Millions jackpot

One ticket sold in New Jersey had all of the winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing for the Mega Millions jackpot.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Single winning ticket sold for $1.13 billion Mega Millions jackpot
2 months ago

Mega Millions ticket sold in New Jersey matches all winning numbers for $1.13 billion

This is the sixth time the Mega Millions jackpot prize has surpassed $1 billion. Tuesday's jackpot win is the fifth-largest prize in the history of the game.
2 months ago
This is the sixth time the Mega Millions jackpot prize has surpassed $1 billion. Tuesday's jackpot win is the fifth-largest prize in the history of the game.
2 months ago

Powerball jackpot swells to $865 million after no Monday winner

Monday's prize was the sixth-largest in Powerball history. The estimated cash value was $348.8 million.
2 months ago
Monday's prize was the sixth-largest in Powerball history. The estimated cash value was $348.8 million.
2 months ago

Lottery jackpots keep getting bigger

After no grand prize winners were announced in Saturday's Powerball drawing, the jackpot has grown to an estimated $800 million while the Megamillions prize has ballooned to $1 billion.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Lottery jackpots keep getting bigger
2 months ago

No winner for Mega Millions as jackpot for next drawing now over $1.1 billion

Winning numbers were drawn for Mega Millions $977 million jackpot Friday night.
2 months ago
Mega Millions forms are stacked and waiting on players on Aug. 7, 2023 in Silver Spring, Md.
2 months ago

By The Numbers: Mega Millions jackpot nears a billion dollars

A look behind the numbers on why billion-dollar jackpots have become more common.
2 months ago
VIDEO: By The Numbers: Mega Millions jackpot nears a billion dollars
2 months ago

$1.7 billion combined up for grabs in 2 lotteries

There were no winners in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, which has grown to over $750 million. The Mega Millions jackpot is now over $977 million.
2 months ago
VIDEO: $1.7 billion combined up for grabs in 2 lotteries
2 months ago

Lotto fever builds as Powerball jackpot grows to $750M

ABC News’ Kayna Whitworth has more on the two massive jackpots up for grabs.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Lotto fever builds as Powerball jackpot grows to $750M
2 months ago

Powerball, Mega Millions purses continue to soar

Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is over $687 million, while Friday’s Mega Millions is estimated at $977 million.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Powerball, Mega Millions purses continue to soar
2 months ago

Mega Millions climbs to $977 Million for next drawing after no jackpot winner

Winning numbers were drawn Tuesday evening for the Mega Millions $893 million jackpot. The winning numbers were 24, 46, 49, 62, 66 and gold Mega Ball 7.
2 months ago
Winning numbers were drawn Tuesday evening for the Mega Millions $893 million jackpot. The winning numbers were 24, 46, 49, 62, 66 and gold Mega Ball 7.
2 months ago

Mega Millions climbs to $977 Million for next drawing after no jackpot winner

There is $977 million on the line in Friday night's Mega Millions jackpot drawing.
2 months ago
A person plays lottery at a 7-eleven store in Redwood City, California, August 8, 2023.
2 months ago

Powerball prize increases, Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs

Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing is over $893 million while Wednesday's Power Ball drawing has soared to over $687 million.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Powerball prize increases, Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs
2 months ago

Mega Millions climbs to $875 million

The drawing for the jackpot will take place Tuesday night.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Mega Millions climbs to $875 million
2 months ago

Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots soar

Monday's Powerball drawing hit an estimated $645 million and Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot will be over $875 million.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots soar
2 months ago

No Mega Millions jackpot winner as prize pot soars to $875 million

Mega Million's jackpot prize rose to $875 million after Friday night's drawing. There have been 28 consecutive drawings without a winner.
2 months ago
Mega Millions forms are stacked and waiting on players on Aug. 7, 2023 in Silver Spring, Md.
2 months ago

Mega Millions jackpot approaches $1 billion

Sunday night's drawing is worth an estimated $875 million. This is only the sixth time in the game's 22-year history that the top prize has reached that level.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Mega Millions jackpot approaches $1 billion
3 months ago

Mother wins $1.4 million lottery using child's birthday numbers

A mother won the Lucky Day Lotto after using her child's birthday to select her winning numbers, according to the Illinois Lottery.
3 months ago
A mother won $1.4 million from the Illinois lottery using her kids' birthdays as winning numbers.
3 months ago

The Powerball lottery lawsuit

Due to an error, Powerball said a man had won the jackpot, but he is now suing after being told he didn't.
3 months ago
VIDEO: The Powerball lottery lawsuit
4 months ago

After years of playing same numbers, school staffers win $1 million lottery prize

A group of current and former staffers of a Kentucky middle school have won $1 million by playing the Kentucky Powerball.
4 months ago
A group of former and current staffers at Rector A. Jones Middle School in Florence, Ky., call themselves the “Jones 30.” They won $1 million together on a Powerball ticket this week.
5 months ago

Winning Powerball ticket sold in Michigan

The winning ticket was sold in Grand Blanc, just outside of Flint.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Winning Powerball ticket sold in Michigan
5 months ago

Powerball jackpot reaches $810 million

With an estimated $410 million cash option, there have been 34 consecutive drawings without a jackpot winner.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Powerball jackpot reaches $810 million
5 months ago

Powerball climbs to $810 million after no jackpot winner Saturday

Winnings totaling $760 million are on the line in Saturday night's Powerball jackpot drawing. There have been 33 consecutive drawings without a jackpot winner.
5 months ago
A Powerball ticket is shown on Dec. 19, 2023.
5 months ago

No winner drawn for Powerball jackpot

Monday's drawing is now worth an estimated $810 million, the lottery said.
5 months ago
VIDEO: No winner drawn for Powerball jackpot
5 months ago

Powerball reaches $760 million jackpot

The winning lottery numbers, which will include a cash option of $383 million, will be announced Saturday night.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Powerball reaches $760 million jackpot
5 months ago

Will there still be hope for walking into 2024 a millionaire?

Powerball jackpot climbing to an estimated 760 million dollars after 33 consecutive drawings without a jackpot winner.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Will there still be hope for walking into 2024 a millionaire?
5 months ago

Powerball jackpot jumps to $760 million after no ticket matches winning numbers

The Powerball jackpot grand prize has grown again after no one matched all of the numbers in Wednesday night's drawing.
5 months ago
In  this Nov. 7, 2022 file photo a person shows their scan card for their personal selection numbers for a ticket for a Powerball drawing at a convenience store in Renfrew, Pa
5 months ago

Powerball jackpot grows to $685 million

All eyes are on Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing after no ticket matched all six numbers on Christmas Day.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Powerball jackpot grows to $685 million
5 months ago

No Powerball jackpot winners on Christmas Day drawing

Santa was set to bring an extra gift to one lucky Powerball player this Christmas but did not end up delivering.
5 months ago
A rack with cards people can use to choose their own numbers to purchase lottery tickets for the Saturday Oct. 29, drawing of the Powerball lottery, are seen on a counter at a market in Prospect, Pa., Oct. 28, 2022.
8 months ago

Ticket sold in California wins Powerball jackpot of $1.73 billion

Winning Powerball numbers were drawn on Wednesday for $1.73 billion jackpot.
8 months ago
A giant lottery advertising sign is seen along Highway 101 as U.S. Powerball jackpot grows to $1.7 billion, in Belmont of San Mateo County, Calif. on Oct. 10, 2023.