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Mega Millions Jackpot Is Now The 7th Largest In U.S. Lottery History

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 07.06.2016 | Business

(Reuters) - The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery drawing rose to $508 million, the seventh largest in U.S. lottery history, after nobody won the ...

Lotto Jackpot Is HUGE Right Now

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business

(Adds no jackpot ticket sold, revised top prize tally and drawing date) Dec 6 (Reuters) - The Mega Millions jackpot rose to an estima...

City Searches For Mystery Lottery Winner

Reuters | Posted 11.18.2013 | World

MADRID, Spain (Reuters) - The Spanish city of Coruna has begun a search for the person who missed out on 4.7 million euros ($6.3 million) by buying a ...

Minnesota Man Claims His Share Of Powerball Jackpot

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.08.2013 | Business

Paul White of Ham Lake, Minnesota, was one of the three Powerball jackpot winners, state lottery officials announced Thursday. Paul White of Ham L...

Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $425 Million

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2013 | Business

(Adds quotes from ticket buyers) MIAMI, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Strong ticket sales have boosted the jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball lotte...

Record Jackpot Claimed By 84-Year-Old Woman

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

* 84-year-old winner opts for $371 million lump sum * Kept winning a secret for 2-1/2 weeks (Adds description of winner's house and...

Virginia Man Wins Lottery For FOURTH Time

Posted 05.16.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Just call Melvyn Wilson "Mr. Lucky." The retired postal worker and Woodbridge, Va., native just won the lottery for the fourth time. ...

Thousands Of Lottery Winners Are Benefitting From Welfare, Report Reveals

Posted 04.17.2013 | Business

Thousands of lottery winners in one state are benefitting from public assistance, a new government report reveals. But many could lose those benefits ...

Woman Wins Lottery On Her Birthday

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.04.2013 | Business

No need to blow out the candles, something tells us Jessica Wilson's birthday wish already came true. Wilson, a 27-year-old woman living in Bushne...

Powerball Jackpot Soars

Posted 03.21.2013 | Business

The Powerball jackpot surged to $320 million after no one ticket matched all six numbers Wednesday night. The jackpot could grow even bigger prior to ...

Wife And Husband Have Now BOTH Won Lottery

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.09.2013 | Business

For some couples, even lottery wins have to come in His and Hers. The Carmichaels of Tempe, Arizona, have won the lottery for the second time in un...

Five Things to Do if You Win the Powerball Jackpot

Don McNay | Posted 01.23.2013 | Money
Don McNay

Work with a financial advisor who works with more money than you have. There are financial advisors, estate-planning attorneys and trust officers who have worked with $100,000,000 or more. The scorekeeper for your local bowling league is not one of them.

Lottery Bittersweet For 1987 Winners

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.23.2012 | Money

Winners of a 1987 $1 million-plus Pennsylvania lottery jackpot are older and perhaps wiser -- but not much richer. Many of the 17 employees from th...

'Three Amigos' Claim $218 Million Jackpot

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.10.2012 | Money

Three Maryland public school workers stepped forward on Tuesday to claim a $218.6 million share of the record-breaking $656 million Mega Millions jack...