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October 23, 2020, 7:09 PM

Man wins $2M after mistakenly buying extra lottery ticket

Some mistakes are costly, but not this one
October 23, 2020, 7:09 PM
1 month ago

Lottery winner out of luck when ticket gets lost in mail

A woman who won $1,000 in a second chance lottery drawing isn’t getting her prize because the certified letter she sent to the Florida Lottery’s headquarters never arrived
1 month ago
2 months ago

Lottery jackpot lawyer charged with defrauding clients of millions

Jason Kurland was charged in a conspiracy scheme to swindle millions of dollars from major lottery winners.
2 months ago
Lottery jackpot lawyer charged with defrauding clients of millions
2 months ago

‘Lottery Lawyer’ allegedly swindled jackpot winners in $107M scheme

Jason "Jay" Kurland, once considered the go-to lawyer for jackpot winners, was charged with wire fraud.
2 months ago
‘Lottery Lawyer’ allegedly swindled jackpot winners in $107M scheme
3 months ago

Friends share Powerball jackpot win, keeping 1992 promise

A western Wisconsin man will share his millions in lottery winnings with a longtime friend because of a promise they made to each other nearly three decades ago
3 months ago
4 months ago

Virus causes uncertainty for state lotteries

The coronavirus has rattled state lotteries across the country
4 months ago
5 months ago

Winning $410M Mega Millions ticket sold in Phoenix suburb

Arizona lottery officials say a sole winning ticket for Tuesday’s $410 million Mega Millions drawing was sold at a convenience store in a Phoenix suburb
5 months ago
9 months ago

$202 million jackpot winner in New Jersey

The Quick Stop Food Store in Edison sold the winning Mega Millions ticket for Tuesday's drawing.
9 months ago
$202 million jackpot winner in New Jersey
9 months ago

$202 million jackpot winner in New Jersey can stay anonymous

A lucky lottery player in New Jersey won Tuesday's $202 million jackpot, officials announced Wednesday.
9 months ago
$202 million jackpot winner in New Jersey can stay anonymous
9 months ago

Man throws away winning $100,000 lottery ticket, realizes mistake just in time

A South Carolina man is counting his lucky stars after almost making a very expensive mistake when he threw away his winning $100,000 lottery ticket.
9 months ago
Man throws away winning $100,000 lottery ticket, realizes mistake just in time
10 months ago

Mom hits 'twin lottery' with two sets in one year

Having two sets of twins in one calendar year? You're probably more likely to win lottery.
10 months ago
Mom hits 'twin lottery' with two sets in one year
10 months ago

One lucky person in Ohio won a $372 million lottery jackpot

Somebody in Ohio is going to have an incredible holiday season after they won $372 million in Tuesday’s Mega Million jackpot.
10 months ago
One lucky person in Ohio won a $372 million lottery jackpot
10 months ago

Ohio Mega Millions player wins $372M

An unidentified lucky winner who used the quick pay feature at Giant Eagle in Mentor, Ohio, won the jackpot with a cash payout of $251 million.
10 months ago
Ohio Mega Millions player wins $372M
10 months ago

Winning Mega Millions ticket worth $372M sold in Ohio

A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $372 million was sold at a Giant Eagle supermarket in Mentor, a suburb of Cleveland
10 months ago
Winning Mega Millions ticket worth $372M sold in Ohio
1 year ago

Lottery group settles with winner who sought bigger prize

A national lottery group was rocked by an insider’s jackpot-rigging conspiracy.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Bartender tipped with winning $50,000 lottery ticket

The ticket was bought from a lottery machine inside the Missouri bar.
1 year ago
Bartender tipped with winning $50K lottery ticket
1 year ago

North Carolina man battling cancer wins $200,000 lottery on his last day of chemotherapy

Ronnie Foster, of Pink Hill, North Carolina, found out that he'd won a $200,000 lottery prize as he made his way to his final cancer treatment.
1 year ago
Man battling cancer wins $200,000 lottery on his last day of chemotherapy
1 year ago

Man wins lottery prize on way for cancer treatment

A North Carolina man won $200,000 on the way to his last round of chemotherapy.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Michigan couple wins $80M in Powerball drawing

The couple plans to share the money with their seven children and 21 grandchildren.
1 year ago
Michigan couple wins $80M in Powerball drawing
1 year ago

Did you buy a Texas lottery ticket? You could be a $227 million winner

A mystery person has won a $227 million Texas Lottery Mega Millions ticket.
1 year ago
Mystery person wins $227 million lottery ticket
1 year ago

Detour leads Massachusetts man, Peter Levesque, to a $10 million lottery win

A detour led a Massachusetts man to a $10 million lottery ticket.
1 year ago
Detour leads man to a $10 million lottery win
1 year ago

Numbers game: Missouri couple wins 2nd big Lottery prize

Don't try telling Marilyn and Jimmie Lovelace lightning doesn't strike twice.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Ohio teacher still plans to work after hitting $5 million jackpot

An Ohio teacher has no plans to quit after winning $5 million.
1 year ago
Teacher still plans to work after hitting $5 million jackpot
1 year ago

Canadian man wins lottery after playing the same numbers for 30 years

Edmonton resident Bon Truong won the $60 million jackpot after 30 years of playing the same combination of personal dates and family birthdays. He claimed the prize 10 months after winning.
1 year ago
Canadian man wins lottery after playing the same numbers for 30 years
1 year ago

Duterte halts Philippine lotteries amid alleged corruption

The Philippine president has ordered the indefinite closure of popular lotteries run by the government's sweepstakes agency due to alleged massive corruption and says even courts can't stop his order
1 year ago
1 year ago

More than 2,000 people win lottery prizes in North Carolina by matching the winning numbers of 0-0-0-0

More than 2,000 people in North Carolina won lottery prizes by playing the numbers 0-0-0-0 in a Carolina Pick 4 game over the weekend, resulting in a $7.8 million payout.
1 year ago
More than 2,000 people win lottery prizes by matching numbers 0-0-0-0
1 year ago

Charlotte couple's court dispute over half a million lottery ticket

A Charlotte woman is suing after she claims her girlfriend stole her winning lottery ticket and claimed it for herself.
1 year ago
Charlotte couple's court dispute over half a million lottery ticket
1 year ago

Single ticket in California claims $530 million Mega Millions jackpot

The winner was the biggest since last October.
1 year ago
Single ticket claims $530 million Mega Millions jackpot
1 year ago

Lottery win delays summer job talk for college student

A father-son talk about a summer job is on the backburner after a New Jersey college student won a $1 million lottery prize
1 year ago
1 year ago

Mega Millions jackpot rises to $475 million with no winner Friday

Grab your lottery tickets because the drawing for the $444 Mega Millions jackpot is tonight.
1 year ago
Mega Millions jackpot rises to $475 million
2 years ago

Report: Petty crooks' $5M UK lottery win raises suspicions

The pair purchased a winning lottery ticket with a stolen debit card.
2 years ago
Report: Petty crooks' $5M lottery win raises suspicions
2 years ago

24-year-old wins $768 million jackpot

Wisconsin resident Manuel Franco said he has been playing the lottery since he turned 18 and will receive just over $326 million after taxes, officials said.
2 years ago
24-year-old wins $768 million jackpot
2 years ago

Meet America's newest Powerball winner

Manuel Franco, 24, from Wisconsin, won the $786 million jackpot.
2 years ago
Meet America's newest Powerball winner
2 years ago

Wisconsin man wins $768M Powerball jackpot

Manuel Franco, 24, said winning "feels like a dream."
2 years ago
Wisconsin man wins $768M Powerball jackpot
2 years ago

24-year-old Wisconsin man Manuel Franco is winner of $768 million Powerball jackpot: 'It feels like a dream'

The winning ticket was sold in March at a Speedway in New Berlin, Wisconsin.
2 years ago
Winner of $768 million Powerball jackpot comes forward
2 years ago

Powerball winner, 90, sues son, says money invested poorly

A 90-year-old Florida woman who took home $278 million from a winning Powerball ticket six years ago has sued her son and his financial advisers, claiming the money was put into poor investments while she was being charged $2 million in fees
2 years ago
2 years ago

'GMA' Hot List: Winning Powerball ticket was sold in Wisconsin

Plus, Anna Chlumksy and Reid Scott share their favorite "Veep" insults, and celebrity chef Rachael Ray weighs in on the viral bagel-slicing debate.
2 years ago
'GMA' Hot List: Winning Powerball ticket was sold in Wisconsin
2 years ago

Single winning Powerball ticket sold at Speedway in Wisconsin

The mystery winner, who cannot remain anonymous under state law, has 180 days to claim the jackpot.
2 years ago
Single winning Powerball ticket sold at Speedway in Wisconsin
2 years ago

$768.4M Powerball jackpot winner has not come forward yet

The winning ticket was sold in New Berlin, Wisconsin and has a cash value of an estimated $477 million.
2 years ago
$768.4M Powerball jackpot winner has not come forward yet
2 years ago

Mystery winner of $768.4M Powerball jackpot in Wisconsin has not come forward yet, has 180 days to do so

The jackpot will have a cash value of an estimated $477 million.
2 years ago
Winner of $768.4M Powerball jackpot has not come forward yet, has 180 days to do so
2 years ago

Winning $768 million Powerball ticket sold in Wisconsin

One winning ticket for the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history was sold in New Berlin, Wisconsin.
2 years ago
Winning $768 million Powerball ticket sold in Wisconsin
2 years ago

Fourth-largest Powerball jackpot in US history reaches at least $750M

The lump sum payout is more than $465 million but the odds of winning is 1 in $292 million.
2 years ago
Fourth-largest Powerball jackpot in US history reaches at least $750M
2 years ago

Powerball jackpot climbs to $625 million

The largest Powerball jackpot of the year rose to over half a billion dollars on Wednesday.
2 years ago
Powerball jackpot climbs to $625 million
2 years ago

Powerball jackpot climbs to $625 million as no one wins again

The pot rose to over half a billion dollars on Wednesday.
2 years ago
Powerball jackpot climbs to $625 million as no one wins again
2 years ago

$550 million Powerball jackpot on the line tonight

Tonight's drawing is the eighth largest in the game's history.
2 years ago
$550 million Powerball jackpot on the line tonight
2 years ago

Powerball grows to $550 million as jackpot goes unclaimed again

It's the biggest Powerball jackpot in 2019.
2 years ago
Powerball grows to $550 million as jackpot goes unclaimed again
2 years ago

Powerball jackpot grows to $550M

The largest Powerball jackpot so far this year keeps climbing.
2 years ago
Powerball jackpot grows to $550M
2 years ago

$1.5 billion Mega Millions winner decided to buy ticket while on a 'scenic drive'

A woman was on a scenic drive and decided to buy a lottery ticket -- which won her $1.5 billion in Mega Millions.
2 years ago
What Mega Millions winner plans to do with some of her $1.5 billion fortune
2 years ago

Powerball jackpot inches closer to half a billion with no winner in $414 million drawing

It's the biggest Powerball jackpot so far this year.
2 years ago
No winner Saturday brings Powerball jackpot to $448 million
2 years ago

New Jersey man wins $273 million Mega Millions jackpot after forgetting ticket

Mike Weirsky won a $273 million New Jersey Mega Millions after forgetting his ticket at the store.
2 years ago
Man wins $273 million Mega Millions jackpot after forgetting ticket