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June 1, 2021, 1:08 AM

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.
June 1, 2021, 1:08 AM
Woman wins $2 million after missing initial Powerball drawing
May 24, 2021, 10:02 PM

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
May 24, 2021, 10:02 PM
May 23, 2021, 12:38 AM

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

$500M Mega Millions jackpot ticket sold in Pennsylvania.
May 23, 2021, 12:38 AM
No claim yet on winning $500M Mega Millions ticket
1 month 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 month ago
1 month 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 month ago
Winning lottery ticket worth $26 million expires tonight
3 months 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
3 months ago
$1M lottery ticket recovered in parking lot
3 months 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.
3 months ago
4 friends in Michigan will split historic Mega Millions lottery
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Man wins lottery for the sixth time with $250,000 jackpot prize
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Michigan town searches for $1B lottery winner
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Person in Michigan wins Mega Millions' $1 billion jackpot, 2nd-largest total ever
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Mystery lottery winner puts Novi, Michigan, on the map
5 months ago

Who won the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot?

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

Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Michigan

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

Mystery person wins $731M jackpot

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

Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots combine for $1.39 billion

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

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

One of the largest jackpots in U.S. history is growing larger
5 months ago
5 months ago

COVID-19 nurse wins improbable $1 million lottery prize

A COVID-19 nurse at a long-term care facility in North Carolina has won a $1 million prize in the state lottery.
5 months ago
COVID-19 nurse wins improbable $1 million lottery prize
5 months ago

Lotto fever on the rise as jackpots increase to billion-dollar fortunes overnight

Both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots have grown to over $1 billion-worth of winnings combined.
5 months ago
Lotto fever on the rise as jackpots increase to billion-dollar fortunes overnight
5 months ago

Mega Millions $625M jackpot largest in nearly 2 years

Lottery players will have a shot at the eighth-largest jackpot in U.S. history, thanks to months without a winner of the big prize
5 months ago
5 months ago

Total jackpots of Mega Million and Powerball grows more than $1 billion

Many Americans have lottery fever, and the temperature keeps rising alongside the size of the jackpots.
5 months ago
Total jackpots of Mega Million and Powerball grows more than $1 billion
5 months ago

2 massive lottery jackpots worth hundreds of millions up for grabs

It's only the third time in history that both Powerball and Mega Millions have had a jackpot of over $400 million at the same time.
5 months ago
2 massive lottery jackpots worth hundreds of millions up for grabs
5 months ago

Lottery fever as Mega Million and Powerball continue to grow

More than $800 million combined is now up for grabs after there was no winning tickets for last night's Mega Millions drawing.
5 months ago
Lottery fever as Mega Million and Powerball continue to grow
5 months ago

Mega Millions jackpot tops $401 million

The Mega Millions drawing could pay out $305 million if the winner chooses a cash option, as Saturday’s Powerball surged to $384 million.
5 months ago
Mega Millions jackpot tops $401 million
6 months ago

50 people won a Massachusetts lottery game, most on record

Fifty people won the Massachusetts lottery game Mass Cash on Sunday, a record according to the state lottery agency
6 months ago
6 months ago

20 people won South African lottery after playing 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 -- investigation showed no fraud: Report

There were cries of fraud after 20 people won South Africa's national lottery with the numbers 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10.
6 months ago
20 people won lottery after playing 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10
8 months ago

Man wins $2M after mistakenly buying extra lottery ticket

Some mistakes are costly, but not this one
8 months ago
8 months 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
8 months ago
10 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.
10 months ago
Lottery jackpot lawyer charged with defrauding clients of millions
10 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.
10 months ago
‘Lottery Lawyer’ allegedly swindled jackpot winners in $107M scheme
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year ago

Virus causes uncertainty for state lotteries

The coronavirus has rattled state lotteries across the country
1 year ago
1 year 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
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
$202 million jackpot winner in New Jersey
1 year 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.
1 year ago
$202 million jackpot winner in New Jersey can stay anonymous
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Man throws away winning $100,000 lottery ticket, realizes mistake just in time
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Mom hits 'twin lottery' with two sets in one year
1 year 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.
1 year ago
One lucky person in Ohio won a $372 million lottery jackpot
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Ohio Mega Millions player wins $372M
1 year 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
1 year ago
Winning Mega Millions ticket worth $372M sold in Ohio
2 years ago

Lottery group settles with winner who sought bigger prize

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

Bartender tipped with winning $50,000 lottery ticket

The ticket was bought from a lottery machine inside the Missouri bar.
2 years ago
Bartender tipped with winning $50K lottery ticket
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Man battling cancer wins $200,000 lottery on his last day of chemotherapy
2 years 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.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Michigan couple wins $80M in Powerball drawing

The couple plans to share the money with their seven children and 21 grandchildren.
2 years ago
Michigan couple wins $80M in Powerball drawing
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Mystery person wins $227 million lottery ticket
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Detour leads man to a $10 million lottery win
2 years ago

Numbers game: Missouri couple wins 2nd big Lottery prize

Don't try telling Marilyn and Jimmie Lovelace lightning doesn't strike twice.
2 years ago