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7 Things to Do if You Win the Powerball

Pauline Paquin | Posted 01.16.2016 | Money
Pauline Paquin

I have never had huge lump sums in my life, it is more like money has been piling up slowly but surely, and for as much as I would like to think I wouldn't go crazy, I'd probably, just a little bit... So what to do if you actually win the lottery?

World's Cruelest Son Pranks Nurse Into Believing She Won Powerball Jackpot

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.14.2016 | Weird News

For a few thrilling hours on Wednesday, a nurse in California believed that she was a millionaire. The woman -- who works at the Park Avenue Health &a...

The Most Insane Fashion Splurges You Can Make With The Powerball Jackpot

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.13.2016 | Style

With the Powerball lottery jackpot now at a mind-boggling $1.5 billion, it's hard not to daydream about becoming filthy rich overnight. The drawing is...

Here’s What The Powerball Winner Should Really Do With The Money

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 01.14.2016 | Impact

In case you're not keeping tabs, the Powerball jackpot has passed $1.5 billion. To whoever wins: Once you've bought The New Republic...

WATCH: Restaurant Thinks It Won Powerball, Then Reality Hits Hard

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.13.2016 | Weird News

Watch workers at Grissini's Restaurant in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, go berserk Saturday night after they thought they had won the Powerball jackpo...

$425 Million Powerball Winner To Start Charity For Kids

AP | CHANNING JOSEPH | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The winner of one of the largest Powerball jackpots in history has finally come forward — but he still hasn't quite revealed ...

Man Had No Idea He Was Literally Sitting On $1 Million

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2014 | Good News

A Virginia man had no idea he was sitting on $1 million -- until he decided to clean out his wallet and found a winning lottery ticket. Robert Man...

A Winner Is Out There Somewhere!

AP | Posted 09.19.2013 | Business

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Officials with the South Carolina Education Lottery say a $400 million winning ticket in the latest Powerball drawing was sold in Le...

Final Powerball Winner Comes Forward

Reuters | David Jones | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business

NEWARK, N.J., - A New Jersey man has come forward as the third and final winner of the $448 million Powerball jackpot after buying the winning ticket ...

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...

What Not To Do After You Win The Lottery

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.08.2013 | Business

Wednesday's Powerball jackpot stands at $425 million, making it the fourth largest lottery jackpot ever in U.S. history, CBS News reports. True, your ...

Jackpot Soars To $300 Million

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa — Dreamers hoping to strike it rich quick plunked down $2 a ticket hoping to win a Powerball jackpot estimated to be at least $...

Did The Powerball Winner Pick Up Check For Entire Restaurant?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.14.2013 | Business

Nearly 200 diners at Buddy Freddys in Plant City, Fla., hit the lottery Sunday when a generous woman picked up the check. But was it record Powerba...

Kind Gesture May Have Cost This Woman $590 Million

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.07.2013 | Business

A small slip-up in common courtesy might just have been 84-year-old Gloria C. Mackenzie's lucky ticket. At least one bystander says Mackenzie cut ...

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...

$590 Million Powerball Winner Announced

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.06.2013 | Business

A Florida woman has claimed a $590 million jackpot, state lottery officials announced at a press conference Wednesday. Gloria C. Mackenzie, 84, bo...

Powerball Winner Claims Record Prize

AP | BRENT KALLESTAD | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — An 84-year-old Florida widow who bought her Powerball ticket after another customer let her get ahead in line came forward W...

Huge Jackpot STILL Unclaimed

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

Believe it or not, the massive $590 million Powerball jackpot from the lottery's May 18 drawing had yet to be claimed as of Wednesday, WTSP reported. ...

Lottery Winner? 6 Things to Do Before You Claim the Prize

Robert Pagliarini | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
Robert Pagliarini

Winning the lottery is a unique sudden wealth event that requires several immediate decisions. Here are six things you should do before you claim your lottery prize.

Cashier Sells Herself Winning Powerball Ticket

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

Although she might not have sold herself the golden $600 million Powerball ticket, Missouri cashier Mary-Jane Hart did sell herself a $1 million winni...

OH, BABY! Second-Place Powerball Ticket Purchased In Bay Area

San Jose Mercury News | Sharon Noguchi | Posted 07.20.2013 | San Francisco

SAN JOSE -- They didn't win the big, instant-tycoon, retire-to-the-Bahamas lottery prize, but somewhere lurking around San Jose is a $2 million Powerb...

Who Won The Largest Powerball Jackpot In History?

AP | BY BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 07.20.2013 | Business

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — So you have a lottery ticket worth $590.5 million. Now what? If you won Saturday's historic Powerball jackpot and you haven...

Powerball Jackpot Winning Ticket Purchased In Florida

AP | TAMARA LUSH and BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 07.19.2013 | Business

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. — Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth ...

Powerball Jackpot Rises To $350 Million

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.13.2013 | Business

The Powerball jackpot has hit a massive $350 million. That's the third-largest Powerball prize of all-time, according to Fox News. The odds of wi...

Powerball Jackpot Soars... Again!

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.09.2013 | Business

Moneymoneymoneymoney... mo-ney! The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $222 million in advance of tonight's drawing. Although no one matched all six ...