All posts tagged "lottery"

  • 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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  • 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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    Feel-good tale: Man gets $7M lottery ticket in get-well card

    NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man recovering from surgery has won $7 million off a lottery ticket tucked into his get-well card. Joseph Amorese, of Easton, got the ticket from his father, who lives in...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • A photo of Ms. Cho's winning lottery ticket. (Korea Times file)
    The Cho-sen One: Koreatown woman wins $920K with quick pick lottery ticket

    A Korean woman surnamed Cho recently won $920,000 from the California State Lottery’s Mega Millions. Cho bought a five dollar quick pick lottery ticket from a 7-Eleven convenience store located in Los Angeles’ Koreatown on the corner...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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    $920K Mega Millions ticket sold in LA’s Koreatown

    A Mega Millions second-tier ticket worth about $920,000 was sold in Los Angeles’ Koreatown Dec. 12. According to California Lottery, the ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven on Wilshire Blvd. and Wilton Place. No one won the...

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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  • Deli owners Hwang Sung-hyo and Hwang Hye-sook show off the certificate for the latest $1 million ticket to emerge from their store.
    Lucky Korean market in Bronx sells third million-dollar lottery ticket

    There’s a place you should put at the top of your list if you want to strike lottery gold — a small Korean food market in the Bronx. That’s because Go Hyang Jip (242 E. 204th St.),...

    • Posted July 17, 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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