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
There was one winning ticket for Saturday’s $344.6 million Powerball, sold at a North Carolina grocery store. But the winner holding this ticket has yet to make an appearance. They have 180 days to claim their prize.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.
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
There's a reason why many lottery organisations have to give your name and photo out when a large jackpot is won. You can see why in this video. But there are six US states which allow winners to remain anonymous.
Mega Millions hit $1.6 Billion dollars last year - the highest lottery game jackpot in history. It’s a good time to test your IQ about the game, as you dream about what you would do with your winnings.
Don't be like these 48 Pennsylvania Powerball winners who shared the $107 million jackpot, only getting $2.2 million each.
Everyone gets excited when a major game like the Mega Millions, Powerball, UK National Lottery or Canada's Lotto Max starts heading into the multi-million territory.Read More
Joe and Rhonda Meath collected their $11.7 Million jackpot at the Minnesota Lottery headquarters.
I'm in the business of winning. So I'm always interested in other winners, and how they achieved their vision. And in the years of reading, talking and watching, I believe I have the answer to why winners succeed.Read More
International model Linda Evangelista (left) once famously said she wouldn't get out of bed for less than $10,000.
In lottery circles it's also well known that many lottery players won't get out of bed to play a $10 million jackpot. Nowadays it has to be much more, and lottery officials are calling the condition 'jackpot fatigue.'Read More