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Powerball Lottery

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  • The 5 biggest American lottery jackpots ever

    The 5 biggest American lottery jackpots ever
    The Powerball and Mega Millions lotteries have teamed up to provide some eye-popping winnings. Here are the Top 5 jackpots they've produced. 1. $656 million, March 30, 2012, Mega Millions 2. $648 million, Dec. 17, 2013, Mega Millions 3. $591...
  • Lottery sales surpass $5 billion for first time

    Lottery sales surpass $5 billion for first time
    California's lottery is on a winning streak. For the first time in its almost three-decade history, wagers at the state's gambling enterprise broke the $5-billion mark for the year that ended June 30. Revenues rose 13% over the previous year,...
  • Pa. scratching the lottery itch with bigger jackpots

    Pa. scratching the lottery itch with bigger jackpots
    Everyone loves those bazillion-dollar jackpots that pop up in the lottery now and again, but those bring out a lot of starry-eyed amateurs and you can bet the hard-core players view them as the French view American tourists — good for the bottom...
  • Powerball sales in Maryland decline 41 percent

    Powerball sales in Maryland decline 41 percent
    Powerball sales fell 40.8 percent in Maryland in September compared to the same month a year earlier, according to information provided to the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission at its monthly meeting. State sales of the game last month were...
  • New lottery game starts Sunday

    New lottery game starts Sunday
    TALLAHASSEE — Starting Sunday, players of the Florida Lottery will have a new terminal game option to play. The new game, called Monopoly Millionaires Club, gives people three different ways to win on each ticket with a top prize of $25 million....
  • Lottery big business in Hampton Roads; Click for top-selling stores

    Lottery big business in Hampton Roads; Click for top-selling stores
    During the last fiscal year, the Virginia Lottery generated a record profit of $538.6 million with Hampton Roads contributing a quarter of statewide sales. Statewide lottery sales grew by 7.2 percent to $1.8 billion and Hampton Roads sales grew by 7.4...
  • $1M Powerball ticket sold in downtown Baltimore

    $1M Powerball ticket sold in downtown Baltimore
    A lucky patron of Holiday Food Mart on Holliday Street in downtown Baltimore won a $1 million Powerball ticket after matching all five balls on Wednesday night's drawing, Maryland lottery officials said. The ticket, which matched five balls but not...
  • Pittsburgh man claims 5th largest PA lottery jackpot of $86.7 million

    Pittsburgh man claims 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> largest PA lottery jackpot of $86.7 million
    The winner of Pennsylvania Lottery's fifth largest prize and its first jackpot ticket sold in the Mega Millions game has come forward to claim an $86.7 million jackpot from the May 20 drawing. Carl Szott of Pittsburgh received a ceremonial check for...
  • 10 things you might not know about the lottery

     10 things you might not know about the lottery
    Gov. Pat Quinn decided this month not to take any more chances with Northstar Lottery Group, the company that runs the Illinois Lottery, after it fell far short of promised revenue. Northstar's firing was one of several recent lottery-related news...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 19: Shopping center, Peninsula Pilots, Powerball, military columnist

    Shopping center location? •Mary, Williamsburg: I'm calling about an item in Rusty Carter's Williamsburg Notebook in Friday's paper. The item is about "Williamsburg shopping center sold at auction." I live in Williamsburg and don't know which...
  • $2 million PowerBall ticket sold in Laurel

    $2 million PowerBall ticket sold in Laurel
    A Powerball lottery ticket worth $2 million was sold at a liquor store in Laurel, according to state lottery officials. A ticket sold at Laurel Lakes Liquors on Baltimore Avenue qualified for a second-tier $1 million prize. Whoever bought it purchased...