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$425 Million Powerball Winner Hides Behind Giant Check

AP | CHANNING JOSEPH and SUDHIN THANAWALA | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business

MILPITAS, Calif. (AP) — The sole winner of February's $425 million Powerball jackpot came forward to claim his prize Tuesday. California Lottery of...

$16 Million Lottery Ticket Expires Without Anyone Claiming It

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

MIAMI, Nov 22 (Reuters) - A Powerball ticket worth $16 million became worthless on Friday after a six-month deadline for the winner to claim the pri...

Mystery Lottery Winner Claims Huge Prize

AP | JEFFREY COLLINS | Posted 11.23.2013 | Business

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The winner of a $400 million Powerball jackpot cashed in his ticket Monday in South Carolina, but he told lottery officials that he ...

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...

Huge Lottery Jackpot Looms

AP | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa — The latest Powerball jackpot is estimated at $400 million, and it's considered the nation's fifth-largest ever. Here are some thi...

LOOK: Lottery Winner Steals Show At Jackpot Press Conference

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.14.2013 | Business

Channeling Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty William Seeley showed up to claim his share of the Powerball jackpot Tuesday sporting a T-shirt emblazoned w...

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 Winner Reveals Big Plans For Jackpot Prize

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2013 | Business

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters) - A New Jersey woman who said she is one of 16 co-workers holding one of three winni...

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 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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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 $...

$300 MILLION

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa — This weekend's Powerball jackpot will be worth at least $300 million, so the $2 tickets are likely to sell quickly. Saturday...

Down To Get Lucky? Powerball Swells To $235 Million

Posted 07.30.2013 | Business

Ready to get lucky? After lottery hopefuls failed to match all winning six numbers in the Powerball drawing on Saturday night, the jackpot has swol...

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...

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 ...

Nice Gesture Helps 84-Year-Old Widow Win Jackpot

AP | BRENT KALLESTAD | Posted 06.06.2013 | Good News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- When Gloria C. MacKenzie went to a Florida supermarket near Tampa last month to buy a Powerball ticket, another person in line di...

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...

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...

Elusive Powerball Winner 'One Of The Biggest Mysteries' To Hit Small Town

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. -- It's been two long weeks since the small city of Zephyrhills learned that a $590 million Powerball ticket was sold at a supermark...