The Oz Lotto $70 million draw rolled over tonight to a record-breaking $80 million. The Lott spokeswoman Bronwyn Spencer (pictured) said it was the highest jackpot in 7 years.Read More
Take a look on the sidebar in today's "Playing This Week". Most times jackpots are climbing. Mega Millions has hit half a billion - $530 million - and Powerball just closed with a winner claiming $344 million.Read More
Good fortune followed Charles W. Jackson Jr. on Saturday when he won the US Powerball jackpot. The 66-year-old retiree from Raleigh discovered on Tuesday that he won the $344.6 million Powerball jackpot, the largest prize in the state's history.Read More
This video list of giant wins includes $564 Million - Marie Holmes of North Carolina, $587.5 Million shared by Matthew Good and the Hill Family, $590.5 Million - Gloria MacKenzie, $648 million dollars (2013)- Steve Tran and Ira Curry, $656 Million Dollars - three groups of people, $758.7 Million - Mavis L. Wanczyk of Chicopee, Massachusetts, and $1.537 billion and $1.586 billion.
$293 million Powerball winner Cindy Hill holds the microphone to daughter Jaiden, as husband Mark and sons Jason and Cody look on. They won half of the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot in that draw. Photo: Dave Kaup/Reuters
When a Forbes Magazine writer wrote about an Arizona Powerball win in 2012, she gave some good advice from the anonymous winners on how to handle their win.Read More
German lotto presenter Heike Maurer with gravity pick lottery machines.
Trust plays a big part in the lottery business. And because of this, the most scrutinized part of the lottery draw is the physical machines that pick the balls.Read More
"It's a dream," said John Robertson, a $1.6 Billion Powerball shared winner, to Ellen Degeneres on The Ellen Show, "and I don't want to wake up right now!" John and Lisa collected a third share in the 2016 draw, which amounted to nearly $529 million. The couple spoke to her on the popular daily show about their gigantic win and also revealed to Ellen when they bought tickets.
You've been meaning to buy some reading glasses for a while, but hey - your eyesight's just fine most times.
Until you tried to read your lottery ticket in front of the tv. Was that a 6 or an 8? It gets worse…Read More
Winning means sticking to a few strategies, and then repeating them.
He sat stunned, looking at the screen. Those numbers looked familiar as the balls rolled down the chute. Could this be a million bucks from the Mega Millions jackpot waiting for him?Read More
My desk and my lottery ticket folder. Also note the book - I keep that to remind myself to do 10x more of everything this month.
I used to store my lottery tickets in a drawer after I bought them.Read More
Is $1 million enough to give up your day job like Terry Grove did?
This following Lotto Life Poll reveals something surprising about the amount of money winners think they need to leave their jobs.Read More
Is a $3 Million game still worth playing any longer? New York Lottery winner James Jess thinks so.
It's all about the numbers. Mega Millions and US Powerball continue to break records for high jackpot figures. Smaller games are feeling the pinch as players leave the low figure prizes behind.
The big-money appeal is attractive for many players. But by how much?Read More