Australian lottery records were broken last night with the Powerball jackpot rolling over to $110 million for next Thursday’s draw. It is now the highest division one prize ever offered.Read More
It’s easy to get excited about your win and forget the important parts that could affect your whole life. Good advice that’s still current in this 2012 interview by CBS News with lawyer Jack Ford.
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.