| May 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Someone is holding, likely with trembling hands, the most valuable lottery ticket ever sold in Broward County.
It’s worth $47 million, and its numbers match the 10-12-23-34-38-53 drawn Wednesday night in the Florida Lotto.
In the 26 years...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot is at $400 million. Do you still need an excuse to buy a ticket? We have one!
But first let's make it clear: You should probably never play the lottery. With odds like 1 in 175 million, a $2 Powerball ticket is...
| May 31, 2014
A frequent lottery player who says she "had a dream about winning" cashed her $47 million ticket Friday.
Germana Sodre, 47, of Hollywood, claimed the Florida Lotto jackpot from the drawing held on May 21. She chose to receive her winnings as a lump-...
| Dec 31, 2013
Every casino offers the most games possible allowable by state law; it's just that those laws are, well, a little confusing.
Just a quick tip, here: Not every casino offers the same games.
So, here we go:
If you go to a casino operated by the...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:21 AM
A Powerball lottery ticket sold at a Rockville gas station won a $1 million prize in Saturday night's drawing, Maryland Lottery officials said Sunday.
The ticket was sold at North Potomac Sunoco at 10010 Darnestown Road, officials said.
| Jan 5, 2014
| 6:23 PM
After years of decline, the California Lottery is booming. The jackpots are bigger, and that's drawing more players and excitement.
Just a few weeks ago, a Mega Millions ticket sold in San Jose matched all six numbers. The state-record prize of $324...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
If you played the Mega Millions lottery at the Magothy Inn recently, double-check your ticket.
The Pasadena pub, located at 546 Center Street, sold a second-tier winning $1 million ticket.
Paul Paesch, owner of Magothy Inn, said Wednesday he had "no...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States met over the weekend in Hollywood, and while there's no headline-grabbing news, there were plenty of interesting topics.
The group, founded by former Florida State Sen. Steve Geller, was a...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A lottery win is supposed to be a once-in-a-lifetime event, but lightning has struck again at a Tamarac Sunoco.
The single Florida Lotto winning ticket was sold at Vic's Sunoco in Tamarac, 8291 N. University Drive. It's worth $12 million, and is the...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:08 PM
They didn't spend much time waiting around: The FlaMass Family Lottery Joint Venture claimed the $148.8 million jackpot prize for the Powerball drawing held on April 23.
The partners of the joint venture are: Louis Centrella, 72, of Daytona Beach;...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
A Northern California man who won a $425.3-million Powerball jackpot in February has come forward to claim his prize, California Lottery officials said Tuesday.
B. Raymond Buxton, a retiree, told Sacramento officials he purposely chose April Fool’...