| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:31 PM
A Frankfort grandmother who said she purchases lottery tickets every Sunday on her way home from church won $1 million dollars after matching the first five numbers in the Jan. 18 Powerball drawing, according to the Powerball.
Marie Berlongieri, a 15-...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:08 AM
James Caldwell, of Orlando, claimed the $46 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the Dec. 18 drawing, lottery officials announced Tuesday morning.
Caldwell, who made the claim as manager of the trust BJewel LLC, chose to receive his winnings in a one-...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Well, maybe this is the year for a slew of lottery wins in South Florida. We're off to quite a hot streak.
Sonya Ramsey, 45, of Lauderhill, claimed a $500,000 prize in the $5 Monopoly Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:46 PM
One person in Tennessee is about $259.8 million richer after picking the winning numbers in the Powerball lottery drawing.
The winning numbers drawn for the multi-state lottery's jackpot are 14, 18, 25, 33, 49, powerball 23. The Tennessee lottery...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Unless you are a direct descendant of Rip Van Winkle, you know that my hometown of Detroit is mired in the largest-ever municipal bankruptcy. As a crack financial journalist, I monitor the situation intensely, in case the city suddenly remembers it left a...
| 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...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 9:05 AM
A winning second-tier $1 million ticket for Saturday night's Powerball drawing was sold at the Maryland House on I-95 in Aberdeen, according to the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.
Late last year, the lottery adjusted its rules, which...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Maybe those new I-595 Express Lanes led you to Naples in the past few days, and maybe you stopped in a convenience store and bought a Powerball ticket.
If you bought the right one, you won $148.8 million.
Powerball has hit again in Florida, this...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:17 AM
One lucky lottery player made off pretty well in Severn for Wednesday night's drawing.
A $1 million second-tier Powerball ticket was sold at Telegraph Liquors, at 7741 Telegraph Road, according to the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.
| Jan 15, 2013
| 1:01 PM
I’ll admit that I take a contrarian view on the subject of taxpayer funding of sports venues. Just about everyone I know follows professional sports. These people, I’ve found, are adept at coming up with sophisticated-sounding economic...