A woman in Kissimmee won nearly $3,000 on a Florida lottery ticket only to learn the state would not pay her. She was told it was because she was overpaid in unemployment benefits during the pandemic.
The estimated $725 million jackpot – with a one-time cash payout option of $345.7 million – is the eighth largest in Powerball history.
The Powerball jackpot, which is the 10th largest in the game's history, now sits at an estimated $672 million.
The recent billion-dollar Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots have not had the lucky players holding the winning tickets officially linked to them yet.
The Powerball jackpot reached a level ahead of Monday night’s drawing making it one of the biggest that the game has seen so far in 2023.
An Arkansas woman, Paula Penn of Texarkana, narrowly avoided giving away a winning lottery ticket to her ex-father-in-law, almost missing out on a $75,000 prize from the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.
His numbers matched on July 4, which happens to also be his birthday, but didn’t realize he won until several weeks later.
A 32-year-old Antioch man has admitted running a theft ring that made off with $95,565 in California State Lottery tickets and collected $59,105 in prize money, prosecutors say.
While it was revealed that someone outside of California apparently struck gold in the $1.58 billion Mega Millions drawing, you may not want to rip your tickets just yet.
The massive cash prize up for grabs Tuesday night has been building for months thanks to 31 straight drawings without a jackpot winner.
Mega Millions has created plenty of winners — and even made some millionaires — in over three months that a drawing hasn't produced a jackpot winner.
The last time someone won the Mega Millions jackpot was April 18.
The winning numbers were drawn for the $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot Friday, August 4.
The search for the Mega Millions jackpot winner apparently continues. With that being said, the upcoming drawing next week will feature a jackpot of more than $1.5 billion.
The $1.25 billion prize for Friday's drawing is one of the largest in U.S. history.
Excitement was in the air as buyers hoped to pick a winning Mega Millions ticket before Tuesday's drawing.
No one has won the Mega Millions jackpot since April 18, and the $1.05 billion jackpot is tied for the seventh-largest in U.S. history. Tuesday night’s drawing will be the 30th since someone last won the jackpot.
As the nation continues to await the Mega Millions jackpot winner – a lotto player who bought a ticket in California may have won up to $1.5 million Friday night.
Friday night's estimated $910 million prize has been building since someone last won the jackpot on April 18. There have been 28 straight drawings without a jackpot winner since then.
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is approaching $1 billion ahead of Friday’s drawing, driving first-time buyers and other hopefuls to stock up on tickets.