| Feb 17, 2013
| 8:56 AM
As if being in Key West isn't enough reason to party, here's another for one Florida Lotto player: A $17 million winning ticket.
After a long dry spell, the Florida Lotto yielded a winner Saturday night, with the single ticket being sold at Publix,...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Powerball and the Florida Lotto both were rollovers Saturday night, but the only Fantasy 5 win was the biggest payout of the year. The Powerball numbers were 2-5-31-39-41, with a Powerball of 29. The jackpot will be $90 million for Wednesday night's...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 9:39 AM
When it comes to the lottery, we are now complete: The Florida Lottery announced Thursday that it is adding Mega Millions to its portfolio of games.
It starts May 15. That makes Florida the 43rd state to join the lottery game, which made news last...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 8:15 AM
This is a repeat from last week, except bigger: Fantasy 5 produced the largest payout of the year Saturday night, with one ticket being worth $288,237.69.
The ticket was sold at Publix, 11495 Bird Road, Miami. As is the case when there's just one...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:39 AM
If you bought a lottery ticket for the Powerball drawing on Saturday in Dundalk or Taneytown, you might be $1 million richer.
The Maryland Lottery announced Monday that two second-tier Powerball tickets worth $1 million were bought in the state —...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Sports gambling expert Marc Lawrence of Weston, who runs Playbook.com, put out these thoughts as we approach the NCAA tournament. I could pretend like I do this much studying, but it would be really faking it. So I'm just going to hand him the platform...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:34 PM
No one has won the Powerball jackpot since February so there is a roll over jackpot of $320 million up for grabs.
The unofficial winning numbers drawn Saturday night were 17, 29, 31, 52 and 53. The Powerball was 31. Drawing results are pending....
| Mar 24, 2013
| 9:06 AM
A long dry spell -- and a big jackpot runup -- ended Saturday night, when Powerball hit for $320 million.
The winning numbers were 17-29-31-52-53, with a Powerball of 31. The winning ticket was sold in New Jersey. The jackpot resets to $40 million for...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Laurie Finkelstein Reader asked the Mobil gas station clerk for 120 Powerball tickets. The cashier, thinking she meant $120 worth of Powerball tickets, forked over 60 tickets. Powerball costs $2 per play.
Finkelstein Reader, holding a pile of tickets,...
| 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...