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Illinois Mega Millions Jackpot

Illinois Mega Millions Winner: Life Won't Change 'All That Much'

Posted 04.18.2012 | Chicago

The last Mega Millions lottery winner came forward in Red Bud, Illinois Wednesday to claim his share of the record $656 million grand prize. Retire...

Final Mega Millions Winner Claims Jackpot Share

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2012 | Money

(Updates with quotes, details) By Bruce Olson RED BUD, Ill., April 18 (Reuters) - A retired couple from a small town in...

Final Mega Millions Winner To Claim Jackpot Share

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 06.18.2012 | Money

RED BUD, Ill. — Merle Butler routinely laughed off what became the well-worn exchange among locals in Red Bud the instant word swept through the...

Final Mega Millions Winner To Come Forward

AP | Posted 06.16.2012 | Money

RED BUD, Ill. (Associated Press) — The Illinois Lottery says the final winner of the record $656 million Mega Million jackpot has come forward. L...

First Mega Millions Winner Claims Jackpot

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 04.07.2012 | Money

Kansas state officials have confirmed that a ticket holder came forward to claim a share of the historic Mega Millions $656 million jackpot Friday, ac...

Before You Win the Mega Millions, Read This

LearnVest | Posted 05.30.2012 | Money

It's incredible to think what might happen if you win, but really ... what happens? How do you make sure that money, once won, doesn't evaporate into a cloud of taxes and Ferraris?

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits Record $540 Million

AP | By SHANNON MCFARLAND | Posted 03.30.2012 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- With a record $540 million Mega Millions jackpot in play, Illinois picked the right week to become the first state in the nation ...