It’s all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials said Sunday.
Tickets sold in New Jersey and Virginia matched all the winning numbers to take the $190 million jackpot up for grabs.
These giant prizes have many players dreaming big and local lottery officials excited for an economic boost.
All that excitement over the record Mega Millions jackpot last weekend may not have left any of you much richer, but states that participate in the game sure are.
Chris laments he didn’t win the Mega Millions jackpot. He talks to Jeff Roe and Mark Greenbaum on the Monday Morning Matchup about the latest in the Republican Primary and to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel to preview the opening week of the season.
Is all the media coverage creating unrealistic hype?
The first question is, should you take the annuity or the lump-sum cash payment?
Nobody won Tuesday’s Mega Millions drawing and the jackpot for Friday’s drawing is now $476 million.
The Pennsylvania Lottery could award the largest prize in the state’s history if a single jackpot-winning ticket, worth an estimated annuity value of $290 million, is purchased for Friday night’s drawing.
A Mega Millions ticket worth $250,000 from the Jan. 24th drawing was sold in Berks County at Morgantown Beverage.
A couple of lucky local lottery players have nice windfalls coming their way.
Tonight’s MegaMillions drawing is worth $312 million.
If you bought a lottery ticket for the January 25 Mega Millions at a deli in Northeast Philadelphia, check your tickets – you could be a quarter of a million dollars richer.
Many dreams were dashed after Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing, for a whopping jackpot of $355 million.