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August 1, 2022, 12:31 PM

Lucky winner yet to claim $1.34 billion Mega Millions prize

The sole winning jackpot ticket matched all six numbers and was sold at a convenience store in Des Plaines, Illinois.
August 1, 2022, 12:31 PM
Lucky winner yet to claim $1.34 billion Mega Millions prize
July 31, 2022, 10:21 PM

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Illinois

The winner has yet to claim the $1.34 billion jackpot.
July 31, 2022, 10:21 PM
Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Illinois
July 31, 2022, 3:52 PM

Mega Millions confirms 1 winning ticket sold in Illinois in historic $1.34 billion drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot is now estimated at a whopping $1.34 billion, with a cash value of $780 million.
July 31, 2022, 3:52 PM
Single ticket wins $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot
July 31, 2022, 12:31 AM

Mega Million winning ticket bought in Illinois

The jackpot grew a whopping $1.3 billion before the drawing on Friday.
July 31, 2022, 12:31 AM
Mega Million winning ticket bought in Illinois
July 30, 2022, 2:02 PM

Illinois lottery site claims Mega Million winning ticket sold

Lots of people went to sleep hoping to wake up as America’s newest billionaire, but there are claims that one person bought the winning ticket for $1.28B.
July 30, 2022, 2:02 PM
Illinois lottery site claims Mega Million winning ticket sold
July 30, 2022, 12:02 AM

Third largest Mega Millions jackpot in US history

The Mega Millions jackpot has now grown to $1.2 billion and the odds of winning are about one in 303 million.
July 30, 2022, 12:02 AM
Third largest Mega Millions jackpot in US history
July 29, 2022, 12:25 PM

Avoiding the lottery winners’ curse

Ahead of tonight’s record Mega Millions drawing, experts offer advice to avoid losing after you win. ABC News’ Will Ganss explains.
July 29, 2022, 12:25 PM
Avoiding the lottery winners’ curse
July 29, 2022, 10:19 AM

What comes next for the lucky Mega Millions winners who become wealthy overnight?

For those lucky winners who become millionaires overnight, what comes next?
July 29, 2022, 10:19 AM
So you won the Mega Millions jackpot. What happens now?
July 29, 2022, 10:12 AM

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1.1B, 2nd-largest in game's history

For only the third time in the 20-year history of Mega Millions, the jackpot has surpassed the massive $1 billion mark.
July 29, 2022, 10:12 AM
Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1.1B, 2nd-largest in game's history
July 29, 2022, 12:31 AM

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.1B

Friday’s drawing is now with $1.1 billion and is the second largest jackpot in the game’s history and the cash option is worth more than $648 million.
July 29, 2022, 12:31 AM
Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.1B
July 28, 2022, 12:01 PM

Lotto do’s and don’ts as Mega Millions jackpot soars to $1B

With over a billion dollars up for grabs on Friday, ABC News’ Janai Norman breaks down the odds of winning and what to do if you get lucky.
July 28, 2022, 12:01 PM
Lotto do’s and don’ts as Mega Millions jackpot soars to $1B
July 28, 2022, 12:45 AM

Mega Millions jackpot grows to over $1B

The jackpot has now hit $1.02 billion. It is only the third time in the game’s history that it’s crossed into seven figures.
July 28, 2022, 12:45 AM
Mega Millions jackpot grows to over $1B
July 27, 2022, 11:46 AM

Mega Millions jackpot crosses $1 billion mark

With no winner on Tuesday night, the prize has now crossed the massive $1 billion mark for only the third time in history.
July 27, 2022, 11:46 AM
Mega Millions jackpot crosses $1 billion mark
July 27, 2022, 2:47 AM

By the Numbers: Mega Millions

A look at the numbers behind the chances of winning the $830 million jackpot.
July 27, 2022, 2:47 AM
By the Numbers: Mega Millions
July 27, 2022, 12:27 AM

Mega Millions drawing now worth $830 million

The jackpot is the third largest in the game’s history, and the chances of winning are about 1 in 302 million.
July 27, 2022, 12:27 AM
Mega Millions drawing now worth $830 million
July 26, 2022, 10:10 PM

What to do if you win Tuesday’s $830M Mega Millions jackpot

Feeling lucky? ABC News Live’s Alexis Christoforus breaks down what you should do if you hit Tuesday night’s gargantuan $830 million Mega Millions jackpot.
July 26, 2022, 10:10 PM
What to do if you win Tuesday’s $830M Mega Millions jackpot
July 26, 2022, 12:42 PM

Near-record Mega Millions drawing is tonight

One CEO is making sure he and his employees have a shot at the big prize. ABC News’ Will Ganss has more.
July 26, 2022, 12:42 PM
Near-record Mega Millions drawing is tonight
July 26, 2022, 5:04 AM

Is $810 million worth a $2 Mega Millions ticket? It depends

Is $810 million worth $2
July 26, 2022, 5:04 AM
Is $790 million worth a $2 Mega Millions ticket? It depends
July 25, 2022, 2:38 AM

Mega Millions grows to 3rd highest ever

No winner in the last drawing leads to a new $790M jackpot.
July 25, 2022, 2:38 AM
Mega Millions grows to 3rd highest ever
July 24, 2022, 11:37 PM

Mega Millions jackpot is third largest in history

The Mega Millions jackpot is now $660 million, making it the third-largest jackpot in the game’s history.
July 24, 2022, 11:37 PM
Mega Millions jackpot is third largest in history
July 23, 2022, 8:33 AM

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $790 million

There was no winner on Friday night for the $660 million Mega Millions jackpot and the estimated prize for the next drawing on Tuesday, July 26, is now $790 million.
July 23, 2022, 8:33 AM
Mega Millions jackpot grows to $790 million
1 month ago

Mega Millions jackpot now $660M, nation's 9th largest prize

Lottery officials have raised the Mega Millions grand prize to $660 million, giving players a shot at the nation’s ninth largest jackpot
1 month ago
Mega Millions jackpot now $660M, nation's 9th largest prize
1 month ago

Mega Millions jackpot now at $555M

Across the country, there have already been some big lottery winners. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot is 1 in 302,575,350.
1 month ago
Mega Millions jackpot now at $555M
3 months 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
3 months ago
Man who won $10M lottery prize sentenced to life in prison
3 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.
3 months ago
‘Mega’ lottery mistake
4 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.
4 months ago
Single ticket wins $473.1M Powerball jackpot
4 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.
4 months ago
Single ticket sold in Arizona wins $473.1M Powerball jackpot
4 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.
4 months ago
No big Powerball winner for 30 draws
4 months ago

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

The lottery game marks its 30th anniversary this week.
4 months ago
Powerball jackpot grows to $400 million
4 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
4 months ago
Parole revoked for Iowa man convicted of lottery rigging
6 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
6 months ago
Wisconsin couple claims $316 million Powerball prize
7 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.
7 months ago
$421 million winning lottery ticket sold at California gas station
7 months ago

California ticket wins $421 million Mega Millions jackpot

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

Deputies: Woman stole lotto tickets after robbers shot clerk

She allegedly stole the tickets after others shot and mortally wounded a clerk.
7 months ago
7 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.
7 months ago
2 people win 7th largest Powerball jackpot
7 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.
7 months ago
2 people win Powerball jackpot of $632.6 million -- 7th largest in game's history
7 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.
7 months ago
Powerball Jackpot worth $540 million
7 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.
7 months ago
Powerball jumps to over $522M following another winless drawing
8 months ago

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

The last Powerball Jackpot was hit on Oct. 4.
8 months ago
New Year's Day Powerball jackpot soars to $500 million
8 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.
8 months ago
Powerball jackpot grows to $441M
8 months ago

Powerball Jackpot now $416 M

The Powerball Jackpot has grown to $416 million after the Christmas Day drawing yielded no big winners.
8 months ago
Powerball Jackpot now $416 M
8 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.
8 months ago
Powerball prize reaching $400M
8 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.
8 months ago
Christmas Day Powerball jackpot reaches $400 million
10 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.
10 months ago
Person in California wins Powerball jackpot
10 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.
10 months ago
Person in California wins record-breaking Powerball jackpot of $699.8 million
10 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
10 months ago
10 months ago

No winner: Biggest Powerball jackpot in months grows larger

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

$635M Powerball jackpot sparks lottery fever

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