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1 month ago

Man who won $10M lottery prize sentenced to life in prison

A North Carolina man who won a $10 million lottery prize in 2017 has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in the 2020 fatal shooting of his girlfriend
1 month ago
Man who won $10M lottery prize sentenced to life in prison
2 months ago

‘Mega’ lottery mistake

A misread lottery number has sparked confusion after Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing. ABC’s Andrew Dymburt has more on the efforts to resolve the problem.
2 months ago
‘Mega’ lottery mistake
2 months ago

Single ticket wins $473.1M Powerball jackpot

The winning ticket for the $473.1 million Powerball jackpot was sold in Arizona, officials said.
2 months ago
Single ticket wins $473.1M Powerball jackpot
2 months ago

Single ticket sold in Arizona wins $473.1 million Powerball jackpot

The winning ticket for the $473.1 million Powerball jackpot was sold in Arizona, officials said.
2 months ago
Single ticket sold in Arizona wins $473.1M Powerball jackpot
2 months ago

No big Powerball winner for 30 draws

After Monday night's lotto drawing there is still no big Powerball winner. The Jackpot is now $454 million and the next drawing is Wednesday.
2 months ago
No big Powerball winner for 30 draws
2 months ago

Powerball jackpot grows to $400 million ahead of Saturday's drawing

The lottery game marks its 30th anniversary this week.
2 months ago
Powerball jackpot grows to $400 million
3 months ago

Parole revoked for Iowa man convicted of lottery rigging

A man serving a 25-year prison sentence for rigging computers to win lottery jackpots has had his parole revoked after he got into trouble in prison just before his scheduled release
3 months ago
Parole revoked for Iowa man convicted of lottery rigging
5 months ago

Wisconsin couple claims $316 million Powerball prize

A couple from northeastern Wisconsin have claimed $316 million won in a Powerball drawing last month
5 months ago
Wisconsin couple claims $316 million Powerball prize
5 months ago

$421 million winning lottery ticket sold at California gas station

The winning ticket was sold at a Chevron gas station in Woodland Hills Friday, according to the California Lottery.
5 months ago
$421 million winning lottery ticket sold at California gas station
5 months ago

California ticket wins $421 million Mega Millions jackpot

The winning ticket was sold at a Chevron in Woodland Hills, California.
5 months ago
California ticket wins $421 million Mega Millions jackpot
5 months ago

Deputies: Woman stole lotto tickets after robbers shot clerk

She allegedly stole the tickets after others shot and mortally wounded a clerk.
5 months ago
6 months ago

2 people win 7th largest Powerball jackpot

Two tickets sold in California and Wisconsin were the lucky winners of the Powerball jackpot on Wednesday night.
6 months ago
2 people win 7th largest Powerball jackpot
6 months ago

2 ticketholders win Powerball jackpot of $632.6 million -- 7th largest in game's history

Two tickets sold in California and Wisconsin were the lucky winners of the Powerball jackpot on Wednesday night.
6 months ago
2 people win Powerball jackpot of $632.6 million -- 7th largest in game's history
6 months ago

Powerball Jackpot worth $540 million

The lump sum cash option is more than $384 million and the chance of winning is 1 in 292 million. No one has won the Jackpot since October.
6 months ago
Powerball Jackpot worth $540 million
6 months ago

Powerball jumps to over $522M following another winless drawing

Another week without a Powerball winner has raised the lottery's jackpot to over $522 million.
6 months ago
Powerball jumps to over $522M following another winless drawing
6 months ago

New Year's Day Powerball jackpot soars to $500 million

The last Powerball Jackpot was hit on Oct. 4.
6 months ago
New Year's Day Powerball jackpot soars to $500 million
6 months ago

Powerball jackpot grows to $441M

The Powerball jackpot continues to grow after no one won Monday's drawing. The prize money is now over $441 million.
6 months ago
Powerball jackpot grows to $441M
6 months ago

Powerball Jackpot now $416 M

The Powerball Jackpot has grown to $416 million after the Christmas Day drawing yielded no big winners.
6 months ago
Powerball Jackpot now $416 M
6 months ago

Powerball prize reaching $400M

There hasn't been a jackpot-winning ticket in 34 drawings, and it is the third Powerball to grow this big in 2021.
6 months ago
Powerball prize reaching $400M
6 months ago

Christmas Day Powerball jackpot reaches $400 million

It could be a very merry Christmas for lucky winners as Saturday's drawing continues to grow.
6 months ago
Christmas Day Powerball jackpot reaches $400 million
9 months ago

Person in California wins Powerball jackpot

One person in California bought the ticket that matched all six numbers drawn Monday night to win the Powerball jackpot worth $699.8.
9 months ago
Person in California wins Powerball jackpot
9 months ago

Person in California wins record-breaking Powerball jackpot of $699.8 million

After four months of drawings, the Powerball jackpot is now over $699.8 million.
9 months ago
Person in California wins record-breaking Powerball jackpot of $699.8 million
9 months ago

$699.8M Powerball jackpot won, ticket sold in California

After 40 drawings without a big Powerball winner, a single ticket sold in California matched all six numbers and was the lucky winner of the nearly $700 million jackpot prize
9 months ago
9 months ago

No winner: Biggest Powerball jackpot in months grows larger

The Powerball jackpot has slowly climbed to an estimated $635 million.
9 months ago
9 months ago

$635M Powerball jackpot sparks lottery fever

Lottery fever is at an all-time high as the Powerball jackpot gets another massive increase.
9 months ago
$635M Powerball jackpot sparks lottery fever
9 months ago

Powerball jackpot rises to $635M due to ticket-buying surge

The giant Powerball jackpot has grown even bigger, with officials raising the estimated payout to $635 million ahead of Saturday night’s drawing
9 months ago
9 months ago

$45,000 Michigan lottery winner dies with ticket in wallet

Police say a Michigan man died with a winning $45,000 lottery ticket in his wallet
9 months ago
9 months ago

Powerball jackpot rises to $620 million, 10th largest in US

After nearly four months without a winner, the Powerball jackpot has climbed.
9 months ago
9 months ago

New Yorker wins $432 million lottery

The lucky winner bought the ticket at a midtown Manhattan pizza joint.
9 months ago
New Yorker wins $432 million lottery
1 year ago

Woman unaware she had $39M lottery ticket in purse for weeks

Lottery officials say a woman in Germany carried a winning ticket in her purse for weeks without realizing it was worth about 33 million euros ($39 million)
1 year ago
Woman unaware she had $39M lottery ticket in purse for weeks
1 year ago

Florida man discovers winning lottery ticket while cleaning

Kenneth Morgan, 54, found a $1 million lottery ticket from the April Powerball drawing while cleaning his house.
1 year ago
Florida man discovers winning lottery ticket while cleaning
1 year ago

Woman wins $2 million after missing initial Powerball drawing

Elizabeth Johnson of Lucama, North Carolina, bought her ticket too late on May 19, but was still eligible for the May 22 drawing on Saturday when she hit the $2 million jackpot.
1 year ago
Woman wins $2 million after missing initial Powerball drawing
1 year ago

Woman gets back $1M lottery ticket she had thrown away

A Massachusetts woman who accidentally tossed out a $1 million lottery ticket eventually collected her winnings thanks to the kindness and honesty of the owners of the store where she bought it
1 year ago
1 year ago

No one's claimed $500M Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in Pennsylvania

$500M Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in Pennsylvania.
1 year ago
No claim yet on winning $500M Mega Millions ticket
1 year ago

Woman says $26M California lottery ticket destroyed in wash

The winner of a $26 million California Lottery prize may have literally washed the chance of a fortune down the drain
1 year ago
1 year ago

Winning lottery ticket worth $26 million expires tonight

The rules state the winner has 180 days to claim the prize, otherwise the money will go to California public schools. The gas station selling the ticket received its $130,000 bonus.
1 year ago
Winning lottery ticket worth $26 million expires tonight
1 year ago

Lost and found: $1M lottery ticket recovered in parking lot

A Tennessee man was able to turn his luck around after finding his missing $1 million winning lottery ticket in a parking lot
1 year ago
$1M lottery ticket recovered in parking lot
1 year ago

4 friends in Michigan will split historic Mega Millions lottery

The lucky winners will each get roughly $139 million after state and federal taxes.
1 year ago
4 friends in Michigan will split historic Mega Millions lottery
1 year ago

Man wins lottery for the sixth time with $250,000 jackpot prize

Money doesn’t grow on trees but it comes awfully close for a man in Idaho who won the lottery -- for the sixth time.
1 year ago
Man wins lottery for the sixth time with $250,000 jackpot prize
1 year ago

Michigan town searches for $1B lottery winner

A winning Mega Millions ticket for the third largest jackpot in U.S. history was sold at a grocery store in the small town of Novi, just outside of Detroit.
1 year ago
Michigan town searches for $1B lottery winner
1 year ago

Person in Michigan wins Mega Millions' $1 billion jackpot, 2nd-largest total ever

One lucky person is taking home the Mega Millions jackpot cash.
1 year ago
Person in Michigan wins Mega Millions' $1 billion jackpot, 2nd-largest total ever
1 year ago

Mystery lottery winner puts Novi, Michigan, on the map

The Mega Millions lottery winner won the billion-dollar jackpot but has yet to come forth to claim the prize.
1 year ago
Mystery lottery winner puts Novi, Michigan, on the map
1 year ago

Who won the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot?

The winning ticket was purchased in Novi, Michigan.
1 year ago
Who won the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot?
1 year ago

Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Michigan

The winner scored the second largest jackpot in Mega Millions history.
1 year ago
Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Michigan
1 year ago

Mystery person wins $731M jackpot

A mysterious winning ticket for Wednesday's Powerball was sold in the small Maryland town of Lonaconing.
1 year ago
Mystery person wins $731M jackpot
1 year ago

Lucky Powerball ticket sold in Maryland

An unidentified person in Maryland bought a ticket that hit all six numbers in last night’s Powerball drawing, which is worth $730 million and is the fifth largest jackpot in U.S. history.
1 year ago
Lucky Powerball ticket sold in Maryland
1 year ago

Hard-luck Maryland town gets a $731.1 million Powerball win

Someone hit it very big in a hard-luck Appalachian coal-mining community, where a jackpot-winning Powerball ticket worth $731 million was sold this week
1 year ago
1 year ago

Mega Millions jackpot now $865M; Powerball up to $730M

Lottery players are getting another shot at the third-largest jackpot in U.S. history
1 year ago
1 year ago

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots combine for $1.39 billion

The two giant jackpots just keep growing.
1 year ago
Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots combine for $1.39 billion
1 year ago

No winner of Mega Millions $750M; Powerball drawing Saturday

One of the largest jackpots in U.S. history is growing larger
1 year ago