Tag: lottery


  • Powerball jackpot

    Powerball jackpot climbs to $1.4 billion

    The jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing has climbed to a staggering $1.4 billion. On Saturday night the drawing failed to produce a winner for the 19th straight drawing in a row, allowing the jackpot to increase beyond $1 billion for the first time in US history. The next drawing will be Wednesday night at 11 […]

  • Powerball worth 800 million dollars

    Powerball jackpot grows to a record breaking $800 million

    The Powerball jackpot has grown to a record shattering $800 million in the United States. The previous record for a US lottery was $656 million. That prize was awarded in a 2012 MegaMillions game. The current record-breaking lottery topped $700 million on Thursday after a winning ticket was not discovered. It was the 18th drawing without […]

  • Illinois Lottery Winners Being Paid

    Illinois Lottery Winners Are Finally Getting Paid

    Since July winners in the Illinois lottery have been receiving IOUs from the state if they attempted to claim a prize of $600 or more. Those lottery winners are finally being paid. It wasn’t that Illinois didn’t have the money to pay its lottery winners, but instead, lawmakers in the state feuded over a new […]

  • Massachusetts Lottery Winner - One Million Dollars for Second Time

    Massachusetts Lottery Winner Takes Home $1 Million — For The Second Time

    Constance Carpenito just won $1 million by playing the Massachusetts Lottery. A $1 million prize is rather small compared to other state-wide lotteries, but Carpenito’s win is special. That’s because she won $1 million at the same Stop & Shop in Stoneham, Massachusetts back in 1996. “She plans on using her winnings to make this Christmas an especially […]

  • Powerball Jackpot Climbs into Historic Territory

    With the absence of a winner, as of Saturday, May 11, 2013 the Powerball jackpot climbed ever closer to a historic payday. The jackpot for the May 15, 2013 drawing is up to $350 million — and if nobody chooses the winning numbers for that drawing the rollover could bring one of the biggest jackpots […]

  • 5 of the Biggest Lottery Scandals

      Share Playing the lottery is a bleak and hopeless abyss of wasted money and discarded scratch offs. Regardless, people can’t seem to stay away from it. There are two types of lottery players: the addicted and the entrepreneurs. While some richer folk prefer to purchase lottery tickets in bulk (thus beating the odds out […]

  • Powerball Winner At Large – What Would You Do?

    Who won the $259.9 million Powerball jackpot? The winner of the record prize has not yet come forward. The AP reports: The single winning ticket for Wednesday’s drawing was sold at a gas station and convenience store next to a Wal-Mart in Columbia, but no one had come forward to claim the prize by Thursday […]