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The Powerball Jackpot Is Now HUGE

AP | Posted 02.11.2015 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say the Powerball jackpot has risen to an estimated $500 million, which would make it the fifth largest lottery pr...

Second Biggest Lottery Ever

AP | BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 12.17.2013 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U....

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...

Clock Is Ticking For Unclaimed £12 Million Jackpot

Evening Standard, London | Evening Standard reporter | Posted 01.27.2014 | World

The hunt is on for the owner of a Euromillions ticket worth £12million which expires tonight. The ticket, which has winning code JRG437445, was boug...

$1 Million Lottery Ticket STOLEN

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island deli owner and his son were charged Saturday with scamming a customer out of a $1 million lottery ticket. ...

$16 Million Lottery Ticket Set To Expire

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Hitting a $16 million Powerball jackpot is a dream for most people. But losing a fortune by letting those lottery winnings expir...

Scammed Lottery Winner To Claim Prize 7 Years Later

AP | Posted 08.30.2013 | Business

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A central New York maintenance worker duped out of a winning $5 million scratch-off ticket will get his money next month, seven year...

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...

Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $400 Million

AP | Posted 10.04.2013 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa -- No one hit the Powerball jackpot this weekend, so the money will roll over and create a roughly $400 million prize for Wednesday's...

Man On Trial Makes Surprising Lotto Confession

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 06.26.2013 | Business

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Calling it a bizarre case fraught with inconsistencies, a prosecutor said there was one compelling factor in the charges lodged...

Murder, Blackmail May Be At Root Of Iowa Lottery Mystery

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.01.2013 | Business

The mystery behind an unclaimed $14 million jackpot could very well include dark details, according to investigators. Even though it is now too lat...

Undocumented Worker Claims Colleague Stole $1 Million Lottery Prize

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.14.2012 | Money

Ramon Ortiz, an undocumented worker who doesn't speak English, had no Social Security number to claim a $1 million Maryland lottery jackpot he won two...

Brooklyn Cleaning Lady Wins Over $300K A Year For Life

Posted 07.09.2012 | New York

Dana Harchuck, a cleaning lady in Brooklyn, bought a "Win For Life" winning ticket near her Marine Park home on June 17, The New York Post reports, me...

Lottery Winner Who Threw Away Ticket: 'It's My Money. I Deserve The Money'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.14.2012 | Money

An Arkansas woman who threw away a $1 million winning lottery ticket told the "Today" show Friday that she does not feel bad for Sharon Jones, the wom...

The Best Argument For Cleaning A Room...Ever

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Never doubt the benefits of a good cleaning. Just ask 19-year-old Ryan Kitching, of Midlothian, Scotland, who found a winning lottery ticket while cle...

WATCH: Burglarized Georgia Church Finds $80K Winning Lottery Ticket On Collection Plate

Posted 11.03.2011 | Impact

Three weeks after a Georgia church was burglarized, an anonymous donor stepped in to help with a winning $80,000 lottery ticket the Associated Press r...

They Don't Play To Win: Lottery Ticket Collectors Eye Keepsakes, Not Money

AP | By KATHY MATHESON | Posted 09.29.2011 | Weird News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Among the mountains of losing lottery tickets piled high in a hotel conference room, someone may yet hit a jackpot. But it won...

A Real Critic's Choice

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Recently, I had to choose between two screenings, both happening at the same time. One was Lottery Ticket, a comedy starring Bow Wow. The other was A Film Unfinished, a Holocaust-themed documentary. That seems like a no-brainer, right?

Tearing Up the Lotto Ticket

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Almost all of us have our own "lotto moment." We make decisions about money that will either give us long term security and happiness or bring on pain and regret.

Make Peace and Move On

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marshall Goldsmith

I cannot help any company get back the billions of dollars it has lost. And I cannot help individuals get a bonus or save their valued staff members. I will try to help you make the best of the situation.