The winning numbers were selected Tuesday morning, nearly 10 hours after the scheduled Monday night drawing because of problems processing sales data at one of the game’s member lotteries. Lottery officials acknowledged the unprecedented delay for such a high-profile drawing but said the game’s security process took precedence.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A 24-year-old Wisconsin man stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $768 million Powerball prize, the nation’s third-largest lottery jackpot, saying he “pretty much felt lucky” the day he bought his tickets and has been worried that people want to steal his ticket. Manuel Franco, of West Allis, said he was sorting […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A single ticket sold in Wisconsin matched all six numbers in the Wednesday night Powerball drawing to win the third-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history. Due to strong ticket sales, the jackpot climbed to an estimated $768.4 million at the time of the drawing with a cash option of $477 […]
What would you do if you found out you won $298 million? Would you keep your day job? Well, most of us would be like David Johnson, a truck driver from Queens, N.Y. who was unknowingly carrying around a winning ticket. According to ABC 7 News, Johnson, who worked across the street from Arnold’s Service […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The co-owner of a Manhattan deli where someone purchased one of two Powerball tickets that hit the $688 million jackpot said he likely sold the winning ticket, but he has no idea who won. Jose Espinosa and his father own the West Harlem Deli, which lottery officials say sold a ticket […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A group of New Jersey construction workers noticed that the sixth member of their lottery pool had abruptly left work. Turns out, he had a lottery ticket worth $38.5 million and claimed he bought the winning ticket separately with his own money. With the record Mega Millions jackpot now at […]
08/21/17- On this weeks episode of No the F*** He Didn’t, Trump is feeling some kind of way. As he headed back to Washington he tweeted about working hard and watching the worse fake news he’d ever seen. He still can’t get over it! And how did Steve Bannon resign and get his old job back so […]
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Attorneys for the winner of a $487 million Powerball jackpot are announcing the winner’s philanthropic plans for the money. The winning ticket for the July 30 drawing was sold at a supermarket in Raymond, New Hampshire, a town of about 10,000 residents. The New Hampshire Lottery says attorneys will come forward […]
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After cashing in a winning Powerball ticket for $327.8 million, a Florida couple has modest goals for their first purchases: a new car and a massage. David Kaltschmidt and Maureen Smith of Melbourne Beach were introduced in a news conference Wednesday at Florida Lottery headquarters after turning in the second of […]
MUNFORD, Tenn. (AP) — The latest on a Tennessee couple that claims they won the Powerball (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Workers celebrated at a Southern California nursing home when word spread that a co-worker had a winning ticket for this week’s $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot. It didn’t take long before several media outlets reported, […]