All posts tagged "jackpot"

  • Patrons line up to buy Powerball lottery tickets outside the Primm Valley Casino Resorts Lotto Store just inside the California border Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, near Primm, Nev. The Powerball jackpot has grown to over $1 billion dollars for the next drawing on Wednesday. (AP Photo/John Locher)
    Lottery players go to great lengths for Powerball tickets

    NIPTON, Calif. (AP) — Lottery ticket buyers have to suspend their belief in math to drop $2 on an infinitesimal chance to win the Powerball jackpot, but in Nevada, they also have to drive across the desert...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • Customers wait in line at the Blue Bird Liquor Store to buy Powerball lottery tickets in Hawthorne, Calif. on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016. Ticket sales for the multi-state Powerball lottery soared Saturday, in the largest jackpot in U.S. history which grew to $900 million just hours before Saturday night's drawing. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
    With no weekend winner, Powerball jackpot swells to $1.3B

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Disappointed you didn’t win the Powerball jackpot this weekend? Don’t be. Lottery officials say the prize has swelled to an estimated $1.3 billion — the world’s largest. Ever. “Biggest jackpot in the history...

    • Posted January 11, 2016
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  • A clerk hands over a Powerball ticket to a customer, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, at a local grocery store in Hialeah, Fla. The estimated Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night has soared to $500 million. The last time Powerball had grown this large was in February 2015, when three winners split a $564.1 million prize. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
    Lottery official: No winner in $500M Powerball jackpot

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A lottery official says there is no jackpot winner in the drawing for a Powerball prize worth an estimated $500 million. Kelly Cripe, a spokeswoman for the Texas Lottery, says no one...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Couple hits $2.4 million slot machine jackpot at Las Vegas MGM

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A pair of grandparents from New Hampshire has won $2.4 million at a notoriously stubborn MGM Grand slot machine. Walter Misco played for about five minutes before hitting the jackpot at the 20-year-old...

    • Posted August 25, 2014
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  • Owner Young Soolee tends the counter at her small Alliance Center office bulding newsstand on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, in Atlanta, after lottery officials said one of two winning Mega Millions lottery tickets were purchased from her store in Tuesday's $636 million drawing, The store owner said she sold 1300 lottery tickets on Tuesday rather than the normal sales of about 100 tickets. (AP Photo/David Tulis)
    Mega Disappointment

    Korean woman who sold one of the two winning Mega Million jackpot tickets  gets no bonus as “Georgia lottery rules provide no retailer payout”    Meanwhile, San Jose retailer gets his check for $1 million from California Lottery...

    • Posted December 20, 2013
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