| Mar 24, 2013
| 9:06 AM
A long dry spell -- and a big jackpot runup -- ended Saturday night, when Powerball hit for $320 million.
The winning numbers were 17-29-31-52-53, with a Powerball of 31. The winning ticket was sold in New Jersey. The jackpot resets to $40 million for...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 10:49 AM
When things break right for the Ravens, they really break right.
Less than 24 hours after their most exciting win of the season -- the 16-13 overtime victory over San Diego highlighted by Ray Rice’s electrifying (and game-saving) 30-yard catch-...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:15 AM
South Florida is starting to get its hands on that raffle money.
The 25th Anniversary Millionaire Raffle, which will produce a $1 million winner for six weeks through Dec. 24, yielded a winner Monday who bought a ticket in Miami. The exact location:...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 1:03 PM
If you miss out on the Powerball jackpot, don't despair. Seminole Casino Hollywood on Friday will run the “Lucky Lotto Losers” second chance sweepstakes, giving out $4,000 in cash and free play.
Visitors who bring in their losing...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Those of you playing the FLORIDA LOTTO Fan-Tastic College Football promotion game have been derailed by the Powerball surge, but take heart: it's going to be OK.
The Florida Lottery's website went down at about 11 last night, due to the rush of...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Just as there are many roads to glory, there are myriad ways to grapple with the ghosts of racism past. Some seek, and eventually obtain, apologies such as the one issued by the Howard County school board last month. Others seek, and sometimes obtain,...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 12:27 PM
It's really not a surprise that the Florida Lottery broke records for most sales in a day and most sales in a week, but here are the numbers:
Floridians spent $49.7 million last Wednesday (Nov. 28) on lottery tickets, with $35.8 million of that for...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The Powerball and Florida Lotto jackpots continue to grow, but someone who bought a Fantasy 5 ticket Saturday night is already happy.
That's because one of two winning Fantasy 5 tickets in the state was sold there, at Sunshine, 10903 W. Oakland Park...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:57 AM
Powerball is getting up there again: Saturday night's rollover pushes the jackpot to about $208 million for Wednesday night's drawing.
The numbers were: 11-16-33-40-41, with a Powerball of 34. No one has won since Dec. 26, 2012.
| Feb 10, 2013
| 6:07 AM
Two west Broward 7-Elevens yielded Fantasy 5 winners from Saturday night's drawing.
The venues: 1799 N. University Drive, Plantation; 8201 N. Pine Island Road, Tamarac. The numbers were 1-3-16-18-25 and the payout was $92,069.38. A third winner was...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Heads up! A satellite is expected to fall to Earth sometime Sunday night or Monday morning, and scientists can't say yet where it will land.
The satellite, known as GOCE, has been circling our planet since 2009, when it was launched by the European...