Georgia man cleaning his room discovers winning lottery ticket

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He cleaned up, all right.

A Georgia man was tidying his room and came across a month-old lottery ticket that was gathering dust — and turned out to be worth a million bucks.

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Someone in South Carolina is $400 million richer: Single Powerball winning ticket sold

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Jackpot!

A single winning ticket was sold for the $400 million Powerball drawn Wednesday — one of the biggest prizes in the multi-state game ever, lottery officials announced early Thursday.

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Record Powerball winner offers $2 million to fix Maine high school’s roof

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The 84-year-old Florida resident who scored the largest undivided American lottery jackpot ever wants to donate $2 million to fix the roof of a Maine high school in her hometown.

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Authorities name winner of $590 million Powerball jackpot

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We have a winner.

The holder of the only winning ticket in a record $590.5 million Powerball jackpot is Gloria C. Mackenzie, 84, Florida Lottery officials said at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.

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Winner of $590 million Powerball jackpot steps forward

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We have a winner.

The holder of the winning ticket in a record $590.5 million Powerball jackpot has come forward, with lottery officials planning a news conference Wednesday afternoon to reveal the winner’s identity.

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Winning ticket for huge Powerball jackpot sold in Florida

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Do you have the lucky ticket? A winner for the huge Powerball jackpot was sold at a supermarket in Zephyrhills, Fla., a Florida Lottery official confirmed to NBC News early Sunday.

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Powerball jackpot soars to $600 million

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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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No Powerball winner; jackpot climbs to $475 million

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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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'I felt pure joy': New Jersey Powerball winner confirmed

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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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Girl, 6, set to get the pony she dreams of: Missouri introduces Powerball winners

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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Missouri names Powerball jackpot winners; shocked wife told husband, 'I think I am having a heart attack'

A husband and wife from Dearborn, Mo., are the lucky ticket holders who won half of the record Powerball jackpot worth $587.5 million, and they couldn’t be more shocked at their good fortune.

"I called my husband and told him, ‘I think I am having a heart attack,’" Cindy Hill, 51, said, according to a Missouri Lottery press release. "I think we just won the lottery!"

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Electrician facing foreclosure collects $1M Powerball prize

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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.

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Powerball’s pressing question: Which lucky people hold the two winning tickets?

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Lottery mania in the largest prize in Powerball history culminated early Thursday morning when lottery officials confirmed there were two winning tickets in the $579.9 million jackpot: one sold in Arizona, the other in Missouri.

The frenzy now surrounds the identities of the lucky winners.

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