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New Jersey Workers Who Suffered During Sandy Among Powerball Jackpot Winners

AP | WAYNE PARRY | Posted 10.13.2013 | Business

TOMS RIVER, N.J. -- Six people afflicted by Superstorm Sandy, as well as the daughter of a legislator who wrote the law creating the New Jersey Lotter...

LOOK: Workers Claim Share Of Huge Lotto Jackpot

AP | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- The "Ocean's 16," a group of 16 public employees on the Jersey shore who had one of three winning tickets in last week's $448 m...

Powerball Lottery Releases 41 Tickets Worth $1 Million Or More

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.08.2013 | Business

The three lucky people who won the Powerball jackpot on Wednesday may be getting (almost) all the attention for their $448 million prize. But there ar...

Powerball Officials Try To Verify Potential Winner's Claim

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business

(Updates with person coming forward with possible Minnesota winning ticket) MINNEAPOLIS, Aug 8 (Reuters) - A person claiming to hold o...

3 Winning Tickets For Huge Powerball Jackpot

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 10.07.2013 | Business

ROSEVILLE, Minn. -- A Minnesota man claimed his third of a $448 million Powerball jackpot on Thursday, wasting no time before revealing his good fortu...

Don't Want To Wait In Line For Your Powerball Ticket? Avoid These Stores

AP | BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 10.07.2013 | Small Business

DES MOINES, Iowa — In a story Aug. 6 about the latest Powerball jackpot, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a single winner could wi...

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...

Powerball Winner To Make MAJOR Gift To School

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.24.2013 | Good News

Gloria MacKenzie, the Florida resident who won the largest single Powerball jackpot in history, reportedly offered to donate a significant amount of h...

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...

Woman Declines Office Lottery Pool, Wins Anyway

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business

It's a rare story that starts with the phrase, "You won't believe what my coworkers did today," and ends on a high note. But Jennifer Maldonado, an...

Ticket For Massive Powerball Jackpot Sold In New Jersey

AP | BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI | Posted 05.24.2013 | Business

TRENTON, N.J. — When Teddy Jackson heard Sunday morning that the lone winning ticket for a $338.3 million Powerball drawing was sold in New Jers...

Winning Powerball Numbers

Posted 01.30.2013 | Business

The winning Powerball numbers in the Jan. 30, 2013, drawing are: 47, 16, 14, 32, 52, and the red number is 16. The jackpot in the multi-state lotte...

WATCH: Couple Wins $1 MIllion After Thinking They'd Won $1,000

Sarah Medina | Posted 12.12.2012 | Good News

A Slidell couple who expected to receive $1,000 from a winning lottery ticket was shocked to learn their check would be for $1 million instead. Dav...

Man Allegedly Wins Powerball On CCTV

Posted 11.30.2012 | Good News

Footage from a Maryland gas station security camera allegedly captures the moment a man discovered he had a winning ticket in Wednesday's $587 million...

Missouri Mechanic Wins Share Of $588 Million Powerball Jackpot

AP | MARIA SUDEKUM | Posted 01.30.2013 | Money

DEARBORN, Mo. — To announce one of the biggest events of their lives together, Cindy and Mark Hill returned to the place where it all began &nda...

First Powerball Winner Comes Forward

AP | MARIA SUDEKUM | Posted 01.30.2013 | Money

DEARBORN, Mo. -- A 52-year-old Missouri mechanic and his wife claimed their share Friday of the record $588 million Powerball jackpot. Lottery offi...

Sudden Wealth and Lottery Winners: Six Steps for Handling a Windfall

Robert Pagliarini | Posted 01.29.2013 | Money
Robert Pagliarini

There are usually significant and unique financial, tax, and emotional issues that, if not addressed, can cause the money to disappear almost as quickly as it was received.

Lotto Winners Who Survived Sandy Pledge To Help Storm Victims

Posted 11.29.2012 | Impact

They didn’t take home the Powerball $587.5 million prize, but two New York lottery winners who survived Hurricane Sandy are still going to make some...

Convenience Store That Sold Winning Powerball Ticket Revealed

AP | Posted 11.29.2012 | Money

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Lottery officials say one of the nation's two Powerball jackpot winning tickets was sold at a convenience store near Kans...

You Could Have Won The Powerball And Not Even Know It

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.29.2012 | Money

You may not have won the record Powerball jackpot on Nov. 28, but don't despair. You could still be a winner and not even know it. Officials annou...

2 Strike Gold In Record Jackpot

AP | MARIA SUDEKUM and BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 01.29.2013 | Money

DEARBORN, Mo. — Missouri Lottery officials on Thursday verified one of two tickets that matched all six numbers to split a record $588 million P...

Two Winning Powerball Tickets Bought

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Money

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Powerball officials say the record jackpot has been won. Early Thursday morning officials confirmed that two winning tickets were...

Dire Warnings For Lottery Hopefuls

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 01.28.2013 | Money

COLUMBIA, Mo. — So you just won the $550 million Powerball jackpot, the second highest in lottery history. Now what? Perhaps it's time for a tr...

Powerball Revenue Skyrockets Amid Record-Breaking Jackpot

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 01.27.2013 | Money

DES MOINES, Iowa — The historic Powerball jackpot boosted to $500 million on Tuesday was all part of a plan lottery officials put in place early...