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  • Mega Millions bumping up starting jackpot to $15M

    Mega Millions bumping up starting jackpot to $15M
    Mega Millions, the multi-state lottery game sold in Florida and most of the United States, is bumping up its starting jackpots, starting Oct. 19.  The top prize will starts at $15 million, up from $12 million, and will grow by at least $5 million...
  • Lottery introduces 'Jackpot Combo'

    Lottery introduces 'Jackpot Combo'
    Fast-food restaurants push combo meals, phone companies bundle service and, now, the Florida Lottery offers its version of a package deal. With the $5 Jackpot Combo, players get tickets for Powerball, Florida Lotto with Xtra and Mega Millions. All are...
  • Calder hires new slot director

    Calder hires new slot director
     Look for an increase in electronic table games at Calder Casino and Race Course, notes Paul Pippen, senior director of slot operations.  Pippen, who worked in Las Vegas and elsewhere, joined Calder in July, and is evaluating the casino's next step.  ...
  • Powerball at $319M; Mega Millions at $119M

    Powerball at $319M; Mega Millions at $119M
     It's a big weekend for lottery players.  The Mega Millions jackpot is up to an estimated $119 million for Friday night's 11 p.m. drawing. Powerball is around $317 million for Saturday's 10:59 drawing. Final numbers will be based on last-minute sales....
  • Daughter buys mom $16M winning Lotto ticket

    Daughter buys mom $16M winning Lotto ticket
     Now, this is what a good daughter does: Magali Prins Nogueira, of Miami Beach, claimed the $16 million Florida Lotto  jackpot from the drawing held on March 30. How'd she get the ticket? Her daughter gave it to her as a gift, according to lottery...
  • Get ready for Mega Millions

    Get ready for Mega Millions
    A new era for lottery players begins Wednesday, May 15, as Florida adds Mega Millions, yet another game to inspire dreams of cashing in and checking out. Mega Millions ticket sales are starting at a good time. The nationwide game's current jackpot is...
  • Powerball at $360M; Mega Millions comes to town

    Powerball at $360M; Mega Millions comes to town
    It's a great time to be a lottery player in Florida: Powerball is at $360 million and rising, the highest it has been since last year’s record $587 million. Meanwhile, at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Mega Millions tickets will go on sale in Florida for the...
  • Facing foreclosure, man finds winning Lotto ticket in cookie jar

    Facing foreclosure, man finds winning Lotto ticket in cookie jar
    Maybe you've heard this story before. Or dreamt it. Man cleans out old lottery tickets from cookie jar, and instead of throwing them away takes them to the 7-Eleven to check them out. And finds one of them is worth millions. It gets better for Ricardo...
  • At $550 million, Powerball pot could break record by Saturday draw

    Powerball fever is taking California by storm as officials expect the jackpot to keep growing before Saturday's drawing that could break its November 2012 record of $587.5 million. Right now, the jackpot is estimated at $550 million, not only the...
  • Single winning Powerball ticket sold in Florida

    Single winning Powerball ticket sold in Florida
    One ticket sold in Florida has matched all six numbers for a record Powerball jackpot of more than $590 million, according to the Powerball website. The winning numbers in Saturday night's Powerball drawing were: 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 with a Powerball of...
  • Deputies: Gun malfunctioned 3 times as hubby, 44, attacked estranged wife, 23

    Deputies: Gun malfunctioned 3 times as hubby, 44, attacked estranged wife, 23
    Who's the luckiest person in Florida? Even luckier than Lotto ticket holder of the $590-million jackpot purchased at a Publix in Zephyrhills on Saturday? Maybe this woman -- the estranged wife of Julio Villanueva-Vasque. Julio Villanueva-Vasquez...