$1.6B Mega Millions Prize Due To Simple Math, Some SurprisesFor all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the gigantic Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, the games come down to two things: simple math — and very long odds.
Mega Millions Players Say They'd Spend $1.6 Billion On Family, Bills & CharityFrom San Diego to New York, people are dreaming of how they would spend the money should they beat the astronomical odds of winning.
Buffalo Lunch Ladies Almost Hit Powerball JackpotA group of 16 lunch ladies from Buffalo High School narrowly missed Saturday's $950 million jackpot. They matched four numbers plus the Powerball, missing just one number – winning $50,000 in the process.
'Remember, It's Just A Game': MN Lottery Breaking Its Ticket Sales RecordsAs Minnesota lottery players shatter past sales records, the people who run Powerball in the state are urging restraint.
Minnesotans Buy Up Powerball Tickets As Jackpot Soars To $900MYou only have a few hours to try to win the largest lottery jackpot in history. The Powerball jackpot soared to $900 million Saturday morning. Lottery retailers around Minnesota are trying to keep up with demand.
Good Questions: Powerball FAQEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the burning questions that our viewers have sent. This week, we’re looking at a few questions on this week's historic Powerball lottery jackpot of $700 million.
Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $500 MillionThe Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $500 million as more people across the country buy a chance at the biggest prize in nearly a year. Officials with the Multi-State Lottery Association raised the jackpot estimate from $450 million due to strong sales before Wednesday night's drawing.
Powerball Jackpot Expected To Jump To $400 MillionLottery officials say there was no grand prize winner in the first Powerball drawing of the year that also offers one of the biggest prizes in the game's history.
Lottery: No Jackpot Winner In $380M Powerball DrawingLottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $380 million Powerball drawing.
Anoka Co. Hot Lotto Winner Has Yet To Claim PrizeWe all feel like we hit the jackpot with Sunday's weather, but somebody in Minnesota did more than that. They literally hit the jackpot. A winning ticket for Saturday night's Hot Lotto drawing came from somewhere in Anoka County.
Mega Millions Tuesday Jackpot Hits $400 MillionIf you buy a Mega Millions lottery ticket before Tuesday night's drawing, there's a chance you could wake up Wednesday and be $400 million richer.
5 Things To Know About $400M Powerball JackpotWednesday's Powerball drawing carries an estimated $400 million jackpot. If no one matches all the numbers, the prize potential will grow before the next drawing on Saturday. Here are five things you should know about Powerball payouts and your odds of winning.
Mega Millions Jackpot Grows To $586 MillionHaven't finished your holiday shopping? Perhaps you should buy your relatives a lottery ticket. No one had the winning ticket, matching all six numbers, for Friday's Mega Millions jackpot drawing so the total continues to grow.
Latest Powerball Jackpot Grows To $400 MillionThe Powerball jackpot will be a big talker yet again this week as nobody won the jackpot over the weekend, and the next winner will have a big prize. Officials said the jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing will like exceed $400 million after nobody won the big prize in Saturday night’s drawing.
Minnesota Powerball Winner ID'd, Handed $149.4M CheckThe joke had always been that 45-year-old Paul White's long-term financial plan was the lottery, and on Thursday it paid off in full as the Ham Lake man won the Powerball jackpot. During a Thursday press conference White was handed the $149.4 million check.