| Dec 18, 2014
| 4:41 PM
A Powerball ticket worth $1 million from Wednesday night's drawing was sold at a 7-Eleven store in South Allentown, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery.
The ticket, which matched all five white balls but not the Powerball, was sold at the 1801 S....
| Dec 4, 2014
| 9:35 PM
A Washington state woman on Thursday claimed a $90 million Powerball lottery jackpot after buying a ticket for the first time, and said she would quit her job at plane maker Boeing Co and buy a new Subaru.
Lisa Quam, who bought her ticket at a grocery...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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,...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 11:30 AM
“Why do schools need more money? What happened to all that gambling dough supposedly going toward education? Where does all that lottery and slots money go?” With an $800 million school bond measure that would hike property taxes on the...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Over a nine-day period at the end of October, as covered admirably by The Sun's Yvonne Wenger, nearly 74,000 low-income households in Baltimore enrolled through a Housing Authority website for the chance to secure one of 25,000 spots on a Section 8...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 2:50 PM
As the Mega Millions jackpot grows to $321 million for the Tuesday, Nov. 4 drawing, and the Powerball jackpot stands at $178 million for the Wednesday, Nov. 5 drawing, CNN reports that "$2.04 billion went unclaimed in 2013 alone." Read the report here,...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Mega Money is disappearing, with a new game in its place.
The Florida Lottery is introducing "Lucky Money" on July 2, which it is calling an "enhanced version" of Mega Money. That game ends July 1.
The state added Mega Millions in May 2013, a...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:10 AM
The Florida Lotto yielded one single jackpot winner Saturday night, with a payout of $12 million.
The numbers were 12-16-23-33-46-50 and the ticket was sold at 7-Eleven, 4741 NW 79th Avenue in Miami. It was a quick pick.
It is only the third winning...
| 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...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Eleven stores are being investigated for criminal activity regarding their lottery operations, and have temporarily lost their right to sell tickets, Florida Lottery officials said Thursday.
Lottery employees have removed equipment and turned off game...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Florida Lotto players are experiencing their second slump in as many years, and it’s close to tying a record.
No one has correctly picked the six numbers since Jan. 18, meaning there have been 34 draws without a big winner. The record is 35...