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Powerball Jackpot Soars to $675 Million After No Winner On Wednesday

The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $675 million. On Wednesday, the numbers 2, 11, 47, 62, 63 with Powerball 17 and Power Play 3 were drawn, but no one drew the winning numbers, leaving the sixth-largest ever pot to climb beyond imagine. With the Powerball jackpot estimated at $675 million, it now ranks as the largest ever offered in North …

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Facebook ‘Powerball’ Scam Screws Woman out of $10K

Neither Facebook nor its CEO Mark Zuckerberg are ever going to give you money, unless you’re a charity – then you might get a fat donation from Zuck. But for average, everyday people on Facebook, anyone claiming to have money for you is lying. Most of us would reply duh to that – but some of the oldest scams in …

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Mega Millions Jackpot Soars To $321 Million

The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to a whopping $321 million after no one matched all six numbers during Friday night’s drawing. The numbers were 11, 29, 36, 58, and 67 with a Mega Ball of 15. As previously reported by WebProNews, the last time the Mega Millions jackpot was won was on August 22 when a California player matched …

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Powerball Winner Hits $225 Million Jackpot in California

Some lucky Californian is now a millionaire. Lottery officials have confirmed that the Powerball Jackpot, which had climbed to $225 million, was won after Wednesday night’s drawing. The winning numbers are 7, 14, 21, 24, 41, and a Powerball of 26. CBS San Francisco reports that the identity of the winner is still unknown. This is not uncommon, as many …

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Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $180 Million

The Mega Millions jackpot has risen to $180 million after no one matched all six numbers during Tuesday night’s drawing. The latest drawing took place on August 19. The winning numbers were 22, 39, 56, 67 and 71 with a Mega Ball number of 15, a Megaplier of 4, and a jackpot of $160 million. Even though no one managed …

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Powerball Winner Of Colorado’s Largest Jackpot Ever Plans To “Have Fun”

Winning 90 million dollars in the Powerball lottery can change a person’s life. On Sunday, someone in Colorado claimed a prize of that size and made history for lottery in Colorado, at least for a little while. 90 million dollars is the most that has ever been won through any lottery in Colorado. The public had no idea who that …

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Mega Millions: No Winner, Friday at $144 Million

The numbers drawn for the Tuesday night Mega Millions jackpot were 32-53-60-63 with a Mega Ball of 6 and a Megaplier 4x; however, no winning ticket was sold. This means that the $128 million jackpot will grow to $144 million for the Friday night drawing. The cash option is set at $84 million. By far, this isn’t the largest jackpot …

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Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $152 Million

It’s that magical time again! The Powerball jackpot has hit climbed over $100 million. It usually takes the Powerball climbing to nine figures for otherwise non-interested members of the public to take a chance. And now with each passing win-less jackpot, more and more lottery fans are definitely going to participate. After the Saturday drawing failed to produce a winning …

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Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $132 Million

For all of you lottery players … make sure that you purchase your Powerball ticket for the Saturday night drawing. After rolling over eight times since April 26, 2014, the jackpot has grown to a whopping $132 million! If you happen to be the lucky one to match all six numbers, you will have two choices in how you would …

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Mega Millions Jackpot Claimed By Florida Couple

A Florida couple is calling their Mega Millions win an “incredible blessing.” Raymond Moyer, 35, and Robyn Collier, 35, purchased their Mega Millions ticket at Publix grocery store on Merritt Island, Florida on March 18. Little did they know that they would be waking up millionaires. The couple matched all six numbers, 11, 19, 24, 33, 51, and Mega Ball …

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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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California Powerball Winner Plans to Help Needy Kids

Surely we’ve all dreamed about what we would do if we won the lottery. A Northern California man, who came forward Tuesday to claim his $242.2 million Powerball jackpot check, says he plans to use a portion of his winnings to set up a charitable foundation “focused on areas of pediatric health, child hunger and education.” Retiree B. Raymond Buxton …

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California Powerball Winner To Start Kid-Focused Charities

California Powerball winner B. Raymond Buxton got the surprise of his life in February when he learned that he had the only winning ticket for a $425 million jackpot. Now, he says, he’s going to put all that cash towards a good cause. Buxton plans to start several charity organizations with his winnings that focus on child hunger, education, and …

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Powerball: Change Up Your Tactics

In case you didn’t know, the Powerball numbers drawn yesterday were: 2,5, 34, 51, 58 with nine as the Powerball. If you’re still reading this, you likely haven’t won and have a little spare time on your hands. That’s fine. At this point, you might be wondering if you should change up your lottery number choosing tactics. It is pretty …

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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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Powerball Winner: Good Reasons To Stay Unknown

Days after the winning numbers were announced in the $425 million Powerball jackpot, the lone winner has yet to make his or herself known. Some are wondering if the individual is even aware that they have a winning ticket. God forbid they accidentally threw it away! Many lottery participants dream of standing on a stage with a big old smile …

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Powerball Jackpot: $425 Million Ticket Sold

If you are in the state of California, and you just happened to buy your Powerball ticket at a gas station in Milpitas, you may want to go check to see if you have the winner. Turns out that there was a single winning Powerball ticket worth about $425 million sold at a gas station in Milpitas, California. The winning …

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Powerball Jackpot Remains Unclaimed, Now $284 Mill.

The multi-state lottery jackpot, which is played in 43 states, plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands, is now up to an estimated $284 million prize since there were no winners in Sunday’s drawing, according to Lottery Post. The Powerball winning numbers for Saturday, February 8, were 24, 25, 34, 37, and 54, with Powerball number 29. …

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Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $194 Million

The winning numbers for the Powerball drawing on January 29th were 11, 23, 28, 32, and 47; the Powerball number was 20. The Power Play number was 2. There were no winners of the $171 million Powerball jackpot prize. As the winning numbers continue to elude eager participants, the jackpot continues to grow. Not everyone walked away empty handed, as …

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Powerball Increases To $152 Million

There was no winner in the January 22nd Powerball drawing and so the amount at stake for the next jackpot drawing has gone up. The annuity value of the January 25th drawing has climbed to $152 million. The one-time payout option would be worth $85.6 million (before taxes) should a lucky individual pick the winning numbers on Saturday. When the …

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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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Powerball Winner’s Identity a Mystery

A winner of the recent Powerball drawing has yet to come forward to claim the prize. The Massachusetts Lottery says that the Appleton Market, located in the central Massachusetts town of Sterling, sold a ticket worth $34 million, and the winner’s identity remains a mystery. Wednesday’s annuity jackpot was worth $122.9 million, with a cash option of $61.4 million. The …

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Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $291 Million

The Mega Millions lottery is seeing the biggest jackpot in nearly two years this week, with the pot reaching $291 million for Friday night’s drawing – the cash option is $157 million. All of the game’s players failed to match the first five numbers and the Mega Ball drawn last Friday night, although one ticket matched all numbers besides the …

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Powerball Ticket Worth $16 Million Unclaimed

According to Florida lottery officials, there was a $16 million Powerball ticket sold in May that has still not been claimed. Powerball tickets have to be turned in for their winnings 180 days from the date of the drawing, and yesterday was the expiration day for the May 25 drawing. The ticket was sold at the Carollwood Market in Tampa, …

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Unclaimed $16M Powerball Jackpot Set to Expire

There is a $16 million Powerball lottery ticket on the loose, and it has yet to be found. According to Florida Lottery officials, the jackpot remains unclaimed and is set to expire tonight, Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. “It’s here, we’re ready to give it to the rightful owner. We want to give the money away,” stated David …

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Powerball Ticket Worth $16 Million Expires Tonight

On May 25th, an unknown person or persons bought a Powerball ticket in Tampa Bay, Florida at Carollwood Market. The numbers of the ticket were: 2, 6, 19, 21, 27, Powerball number 25. That ticket wound up being a $16 million winner but the prize has gone unclaimed. The 180-day deadline to cash in is fast approaching, and at 11:59 …

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Powerball Winner First In California

California now has its first Powerball winner! Carlo Mitchell claimed the $213 million jackpot that was drawn on October 23. Carlo’s wife, Erlinda Mitchell, always thought that purchasing the Powerball tickets was a waste of money and that her husband could spend that money on better things. However, when Carlo found out that he had matched all six numbers, including …

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Powerball Winner of $213 Million Jackpot Speaks

Whenever discussions of playing the lottery come up, people are always quick to point out the odds of winning – 1 in 175,223,510 – a figure that Powerball winner Carlo Mitchell’s wife adamantly pointed out every time her husband played: “I would tell him once a week he’s wasting his money,” Erlinda Mitchell stated at their press-conference on Wednesday. “I’m …

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