OK, so we’ve all probably seen those stats on things that are more likely to happen to you than winning the lottery – like shark attacks, being hit by lightning, and dying on the way to buy a lotto ticket (maybe after being hit by lightning).
Officials say the Powerball jackpot has risen to an estimated $500 million, which would make it the fifth largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $485 million, making Wednesday night’s drawing the fifth largest prize in U.S. history.
California Lottery officials say they have had a winning year with annual ticket sales surpassing $5 billion for the first time in the state lottery’s 30-year history.
They don’t have a name, but the gas station showed CBS13 surveillance video of the woman they are sure is the lucky lottery winner. We’ve blurred her face to protect her identity until she comes forward.
A Powerball ticket sold at a store in San Bernardino County matches all six numbers in this weekend’s drawing to win $60 million.
The holders of two lucky tickets purchased states apart awoke to good news Wednesday: They will split a Mega Millions jackpot of $414 million, the third-largest prize in the game’s history.
A lottery player in Sacramento County has hit the jackpot in Saturday night’s $60 million Powerball drawing.
California lottery officials say the ticket was sold at Dixon Landing Chevron in Milpitas, about 10 miles north of San Jose.
Superstition didn’t deter players hoping that Friday the 13th would bring them good luck in the recently revamped Mega Millions game, as heavy sales prompted lottery officials to boost the jackpot from $400 million to $425 million.
A Powerball ticket worth $487,000 was sold at a West Sacramento gas station.
Cross your fingers, put on your lucky socks and think happy thoughts if you want to be the winner in Wednesday’s $425 million Powerball jackpot.