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Powerball Winners

4 Reasons To Be Glad You Didn't Win That Powerball Jackpot

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 01.14.2016 | Impact

Sure, winning the lottery would be nice, but taking home portions of the monstrous $1.58 billion Powerball jackpot could have led to very serious prob...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Tonight's Powerball Jackpot Worth $320 Million

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.15.2012 | Money

The multi-state Powerball Jackpot set for Wednesday night has grown to a whopping $320 million after no one matched all six numbers from last Saturday...

Powerball Jackpot Soars To $310 Million

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

The multi-state Powerball lottery jackpot increased to $310 million Thursday after no player matched all six numbers in Wednesday's drawing, which had...