Lottery

Louisiana Lottery
Thomas Perumean
June 28, 2019 - 7:43 am
The Baton Rouge woman who won a million bucks in the Louisiana Lottery didn't know she'd won until her sister-in-law tagged her on facebook. Lala Singleton plays the lottery infrequently and usually checks her numbers when she remembers. Her sister-in-law in Connecticut tagged her after hearing the...
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March 27, 2019 - 10:27 pm
WWL.COM After months without a winner, lottery players have another shot at a Powerball jackpot that has soared to a massive $768 million. Here are the numbers: 16, 20, 37, 44 and 62. Powerball: 12. Power Play: 3X. The Powerball drawing gave those who bought a $2 ticket a chance at winning the...
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USA TODAY
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 27, 2019 - 7:07 am
Powerball players are dreaming big ahead of tonight's drawing. "The Powerball jackpot that started rolling in late December has skyrocketed to a whopping $750 million," the Multi-State Lottery Association said in a news release. "The cash option is an estimated $465.5 million." Wednesday’s...
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USA TODAY
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 20, 2019 - 7:37 am
A single ticket matching all of the numbers in tonight's Powerball drawing would be worth more an estimated $550 million. Lottery officials say that makes it the 8th largest Powerball jackpot on record. The cash option is an estimated $335 million. "Spring is rolling in, and the Powerball jackpot...
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February 19, 2019 - 7:32 am
Matt Doyle reporting... A one million dollar lottery ticket bought at the Ideal Mart in New Orleans expires this week, potentially becoming one of the highest jackpots to ever have not been claimed in Louisiana. Lottery spokesman Dustin Annison says if you have the winning ticket from the August...
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Chris Miller
January 24, 2019 - 12:01 pm
A Powerball ticket sold in Slidell matched four white balls and the Powerball for a $50,000 prize. The buyer also selected the "Powerplay" option when purchasing the ticket at the Town Crier at 604 Roberts Road, bringing the prize up to $150,000. If that ticket had matched one more white ball, the...
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January 18, 2019 - 1:12 pm
(WWL) — Now may be a good time to check old lottery tickets you’ve been in possession of. No one has stepped forward to claim a Powerball ticket worth one million dollars that is getting close to expiration. The winning ticket matched up the five white balls of the drawing on August 25, 2018...
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November 21, 2018 - 7:20 am
A Mandeville couple has something additional to be thankful for as they were cleaning house preparing for family coming into town and found a winning lottery ticket, just two weeks shy of expiration. The ticket was valued at $1.8 million, as it was the sole jackpot-winning ticket from a June...
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Chris Miller
November 14, 2018 - 11:30 am
It has been a little more than three weeks since the winning Mega Millions lottery numbers matched a ticket sold in South Carolina for a price worth more than $1½ billion, and so far, no one has claimed the prize. Lottery officials say the winner has 180 days, and South Carolina allows winners to...
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