All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gambling’

Powerball Jackpot Won In Florida

And we have a winner! One person matched all six numbers to win the $150 million Powerball jackpot on April 23, 2014. The winner will have the option of taking the payment in one lump sum totaling $87.6 million. The ticket, with the numbers 19-25-29-36-48, Powerball 12, and Power Play 4, was sold at E’s Country Store North, 14344 Immokalee …

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Mega Millions Jackpot To Be Split Between 2 Winners

It looks like the Mega Millions jackpot will not be rolling over anymore, as two lucky people were able to match all six numbers last night, making them the United State’s newest millionaires. The winning numbers were 11-19-24-33-51, and the Mega Ball was 7. The winners, from Florida and Maryland, will get to split the $400 million jackpot, the third …

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Mega Millions Jackpot Soars To $400 Million

Are you feeling lucky? If so, make sure you stop by your local convenient store and pick up a Mega Millions ticket. By doing so, you will be giving yourself a chance to win a whopping $400 million! That’s right … the jackpot is still growing after no one matched all six numbers, 7-20-40-54-69, with a Mega Ball of 12, …

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Jackie Gaughan, Las Vegas Icon, Dies at Age 93

Jackie Gaughan, known as the “king of downtown” Vegas due to his immense influence and ownership in the area, died of natural causes in hospice care Wednesday morning. Gaughan was 93 years old. Some might say that the Vegas life was destiny for Gaughan, having grown up in Omaha, Nebraska the son of a bookmaker. World War II would steal …

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Mega Millions Jackpot Continues To Grow

The Mega Millions jackpot is continuing to grow after no one matched all six numbers during Tuesday night’s drawing. Now, the jackpot has been pushed to a whopping $216 million, with a cash payout estimated at $119 million. The winning numbers were: 12-18-25-35-66 Mega Ball: 15 Megaplier: 5. The jackpot was worth an estimated $195 million. Even though no one …

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Mobile Gambling Hit $10 Billion Last Year

As more video game publishers focus on the large smartphone and tablet install base, monetization schemes on mobile platforms has begun to evolve grow. Microtransactions are now normal for new mobile game releases, encouraging players to pay small amounts of money constantly to keep the action going. Of course, casinos and other gambling establishments have been taking small cuts of …

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Denies Losing $10 Mil on Denver

Did you put a few bucks on Denver to beat Seattle in yesterday’s Super Bowl? If you did, of course, you’re probably feeling a little sorry for yourself and your lighter wallet. But if misery loves the company, then you were most likely loving the fact that boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. lost a staggering $10 million on Denver yesterday. But …

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$1 Million Lottery Ticket Found In Leaves

Marvin Rosales Martinez is a landscaper from Long Island, New York. He was cleaning up the leftover debris from Superstorm Sandy, with a leaf blower, when he found something that would change his life forever. There under the pile of leaves was a “Win $1,000 a Week for Life” scratch-off ticket. Martinez examined the ticket and instantly realized that he …

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Vegas Cab Driver Finds and Returns $300K

On Monday, a Las Vegas cab driver discovered in his backseat an unimaginable surprise. What Gerardo Gamboa thought was a brown paper bag filled with chocolate was actually loaded with $300,000 cash. After commuting to the Bellagio resort, a doorman assisting a passenger into the vehicle noticed the bag. While waiting at a traffic light, Gamboa took a peak inside …

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Georgia Lottery Winner Claims Prize

One of two winners of the second largest Mega Millions jackpot in history, has come forward to claim her prize. The winning tickets were sold in Atlanta, Georgia and San Jose, California, and the Georgia winner, now identified as Ira Curry, 56, wasted no time in claiming her half of the jackpot. “It’s unreal,” said Curry. “It’s like I’m still …

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Mega Millions Winning Tickets Sold In GA and CA

Two people have 636 million reasons to celebrate today, as they have won the second largest Mega Millions jackpot in history. After weeks of no one matching all six numbers, two people, one from Atlanta, Georgia, and the other from San Jose, California, are finally ready to claim their prize. Paula Otto, the Virginia Lottery’s executive director and Mega Millions’ …

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Mega Millions Jackpot Over $500 Million

Despite the Friday the 13th superstitions, millions of people went to their local convenience stores to purchase their Mega Millions tickets. The superstition must hold true because there were no winners during Friday night’s drawing. “Won’t it be fun if we have a huge lottery winner on Friday the 13th?” said Paula Otto, the Virginia Lottery’s executive director and Mega …

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