Powerball Jackpot Winner Confirmed In California After Numbers AnnouncedWednesday night's Powerball drawing will be for a record-breaking $1.5 billion -- or, if you take the cash option, $930 million. What is also a record is the number of tickets sold in Minnesota.The Minnesota State Lottery says it expects to sell $20 million worth of tickets in the state.
The 10 Largest U.S. Lottery Jackpots Awarded Up 'Til TodayThe Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing will be an estimated $1.5 billion — the largest lottery jackpot in the world. Here's a look at the 10 previous highest jackpots and the winners' home states.
Canadians Traveling To U.S. Border To Buy Powerball TicketsAt $1.5 billion, Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot is the largest ever seen in the world. But not everyone in the U.S. can take part, forcing some to go to great lengths.
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.
Record Powerball Prize Spurs Myths, Misconceptions About Lottery With up to $1.4 billion at stake in Wednesday's Powerball, questions about the drawing seem to be as abundant as the convenience-store kiosks offering tickets for the record-breaking jackpot.
No Powerball Winner, Jackpot May Reach $1.3 BillionNo ticket matched all six Powerball numbers following Saturday night's drawing for a record jackpot of nearly $950 million, lottery officials said, boosting the expected payout for the next drawing to a whopping $1.3 billion.
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 Climbs To $700M, Highest In U.S. HistoryThe record-breaking $700 million Powerball jackpot is the stuff of dreams, but it all boils down to math. From the huge prize to the enormous odds against winning it, Saturday night's drawing is a numbers game that gives players good reason to brush up on their algebra, maybe as they stand in line to buy a ticket.
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.
Lawsuit From Ex-Lottery Employee NarrowedThe lawsuit brought by a fired Minnesota Lottery leader has been narrowed.
$45M In Environmental Projects Recommended For Lottery FundingA state panel is recommending 88 environmental projects for over $45.4 million in funding from Minnesota Lottery proceeds and related sources.
Fired Minnesota Lottery Executive Sues For Her Job BackA former senior executive at the Minnesota State Lottery who was fired amid a bout with alcohol abuse is suing her ex-boss and the state on claims she was discriminated against because of her gender and her chemical dependency.
Internet Sales Of Minnesota Lottery Tickets Coming To HaltMinnesota's lottery is primed to pull the plug on ticket sales over the Internet.