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Double Check Your Lottery Tickets; Billions In Unclaimed Prizes Each Year

You could be throwing money away if you don’t check your lottery tickets. Believe it or not, lottery officials say each year, $2-billion in prize money is left unclaimed.


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Powerball Jackpot Swells To $450M

Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $380 million Powerball drawing. The estimated value of Wednesday’s drawing will be $450 million.



Powerball Estimated Jackpot Surges To $400M

Without a Powerball winner this weekend, the prize has climbed to $400 million — one of the largest in U.S. lottery history.


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Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs To $550M

One of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions prize.


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Check Your Tickets! One Powerball Ticket Sold in Center City Worth $1M

The slip matching all five white balls — but not the red Powerball — was sold at Loges’ Newsstand, at 18th and Chestnut Streets.


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Jackpot-Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $131.5 Million Sold in South Philadelphia

The ticket was purchased at Federal Beer in South Philadelphia.


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$590M-Plus Powerball: 1 Winning Ticket Sold In Florida

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.



SEPTA Millionaires Laying Low After Winning Huge Powerball Jackpot

In front of SEPTA headquarters at 1234 Market Street, the stakeout continued for the big winners to come forward.


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Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Hits New Record

This coming Tuesday night’s “Mega Millions” lottery jackpot has reached what’s being reported as an American record cash jackpot of almost $260 million.



Changes In Powerball Lottery To Take Effect On January 15

Changes are coming to the Powerball lottery game later this month, including a hike in ticket prices.


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Powerball Lottery Being Overhauled With Bigger Prizes, More Expensive Ticket

The Powerball pool of white balls will shrink from 39 to 35, increasing the odds of winning. Ticket prices will rise from $1 to $2.