| May 1, 2014
| 7:26 AM
I've always wanted to write that headline...
Today, it came true. And when I told a friend it was for "five-fifty," she said, "Great!"
Of course, it's for five dollars, fifty cents.
I hit three of six numbers in Saturday night's Florida Lotto...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Someone walked into a Des Plaines convenience store last year and bought an Illinois Lottery ticket worth $162,500.
That person has until Feb. 21 to claim the cash or lose it forever, lottery officials said.
The winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket was sold...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Well, maybe this is the year for a slew of lottery wins in South Florida. We're off to quite a hot streak.
Sonya Ramsey, 45, of Lauderhill, claimed a $500,000 prize in the $5 Monopoly Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Maybe those new I-595 Express Lanes led you to Naples in the past few days, and maybe you stopped in a convenience store and bought a Powerball ticket.
If you bought the right one, you won $148.8 million.
Powerball has hit again in Florida, this...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:05 AM
Call him Good Guy Patrick Sharp.
When unsuspecting fans left video messages for Blackhawks players heading to the Olympics, they thought their only thank you was a pre-recorded message from Patrick Sharp.
As they found out and you can see in the...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:08 AM
James Caldwell, of Orlando, claimed the $46 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the Dec. 18 drawing, lottery officials announced Tuesday morning.
Caldwell, who made the claim as manager of the trust BJewel LLC, chose to receive his winnings in a one-...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Talk about having an itch: The Florida Lottery announced Monday that sales of scratch-off tickets exceeded $78.5 million last week, and that's a record.
It broke the previous sales mark by $4.5 million, reached the first week of March 2012. Florida...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Sometime after Kulwinder Singh lands in India today, he will call his son Parmeet to let him know he arrived safely.
When he does, Parmeet will pick up the phone and say one of two things:
“Dad, what would you do with $1 million?”
| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:02 PM
The Florida Lottery has upped its digital game, with smartphone and tablet access that could yield a trip to Ireland.
In case you forgot, this is St. Patrick's Day. So the timing of this announcement isn't accidental. It's called the Lucky Lotto...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:23 AM
A Sunrise man claimed a $12 million Florida Lotto jackpot in Tallahassee Tuesday, the first Lotto win in Broward or Palm Beach county since a Davie woman won in September 2012.
Delroy Reid, 49, stepped forward on behalf of the Rolgini Revocable Trust....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:36 PM
A California lottery winner in Glendale landed a trifecta Friday in a horse-racing-themed game and earned nearly $830,000, which is the first victory on that game in six months.
The winning Daily Derby ticket, which hasn’t been claimed, was...