| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:41 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
On our third trip to the emergency room in the span of 15 days, I suggested to my husband that we pick up on what seemed to me a very obvious hint.
"We should play Lotto with the numbers of every hospital and emergency room we've been in," I said....
| May 10, 2013
| 2:09 PM
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...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:51 AM
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...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:54 AM
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...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:09 AM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 3:14 AM
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...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:29 AM
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.
| May 26, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Just a week after a record $590.5 million Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in Zephryhills, the area has another winner, this time in Tampa.
The ticket was sold at Carrollwood Convenience and Market, 4550 W. Village Drive, Tampa. It was one of...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Eight people were shot -- one fatally -- in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening, authorities said.
At least one of the shooters used a rifle and casings were recovered...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:34 AM
David Slaughter, 67, of Jupiter turned a $5 Monopoly scratch-off ticket into a $500,000 win, the most available in that game. Slaughter bought his ticket at Winn-Dixie, 6707 W. Indiantown Road in Jupiter. The game, which started July 2, is the most...