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If you have two bucks and a dream, Powerball has a game for you.
The jackpot of the multi-state lottery game has surged to $600 million ahead of Saturday’s drawing — the second-largest pot in U.S. lottery history.
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A Chicago-area man is thankful he got caught with his hand in the cookie jar — it turned him into a millionaire.
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Nope, you didn’t win.
There was no Powerball winner in Wednesday night’s drawing for the $360 million jackpot, the third-largest prize ever, Sue Dooley, an official with the Multi-State Lottery association said.
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Accidentally spending $1 more than usual on Lotto Tickets paid off for a mother of four sons in Orange County to the tune of $14 million.
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Pedro Quezada claimed the fourth-largest Powerball jackpot in history on Tuesday – and now the Passaic County Probation Department wants a slice.
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It’s a lottery nightmare: You decide not to kick in for the office Powerball pool — and your coworkers strike it rich.
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Pedro Quezada, a 44-year-old father of five, has 338 million reasons to smile.
The New Jersey convenience store owner beamed as state lottery officials declared him the winner of the fourth-largest jackpot in Powerball history at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon and presented him with a monster yellow check.
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New Jersey lottery officials announced Monday that the winner of one of the largest Powerball drawings in history — $338 million — has yet to come forward.
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All for one, and $1 million for all.
Three long-time chums who made a pact to split the pot if one of them ever won the lottery got their payday last week, Georgia Lottery officials announced on Thursday.
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A lottery winner was fatally poisoned with cyanide just as he was about to collect his payout on a $1 million instant lottery ticket, a Chicago medical examiner said Monday.
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A lottery winner was fatally poisoned with cyanide a day after he collected nearly $425,000 in lottery winnings, a Chicago medical examiner said Monday.
A six-year-old girl from Dearborn, Mo., may get the pony she has dreamed of having, thanks to the record Powerball jackpot that her family just won.
The Hill family of Dearborn, Mo., who won half of the record Powerball jackpot worth $587.5 million, appeared at a press conference on Friday, with six-year-old Jayden clutching a stuffed horse as her parents were handed an oversized check made out for their half of the pot: $293,750,000.
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A Powerball winner has 180 days to pick up their prize, but a Highland, Ind., man didn’t bother to waste a single day after winning $1 million in Wednesday’s Powerball.
Larry Chandler, 34, was one of the first people through the door at the Indianapolis lottery headquarters Thursday morning after discovering he was one of the big winners in the $587.5 million drawing.