Lottery jackpot records

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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Chris Miller
October 23, 2018 - 10:07 pm
The winning numbers in tonight's Mega Millions drawing are 5, 28, 62, 65, 70, and the Mega Ball is 5. Players who match the first five numbers and the Mega Ball will win an estimated $1.6 billion, a U.S. lottery record. There is also an option for a one time cash payout that totals around $913...
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Chris Miller
October 19, 2018 - 11:17 am
The Mega Millions lottery announced Friday morning that the jackpot prize has advanced to $1 billion. The cash option is $565 million. Dreams of instant riches have driven ticket sales sending the prize to new heights for the multi-state Mega Millions game. Odds of winning the jackpot are one in...
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Chris Miller
October 18, 2018 - 11:47 am
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot for Friday night's drawing has grown from $868 million to $970 million. No one has matched all numbers since July 24, inflating the prize money to unprecedented levels for the Mega Millions game. If someone hits all the numbers Friday, they could choose a one-time...
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Chris Miller
October 16, 2018 - 10:20 pm
The Mega Millions Lottery numbers for a record $667 Million are: 3, 45, 49, 61, 69, and the Mega Ball is 9 The lottery has not announced yet if there is a winning match. The odds of winning are 1 in 302,575,350. The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's is an estimated $345 million. Odds of winning the...
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Chris Miller
October 16, 2018 - 11:39 am
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot has increased to $667 million, with a cash option of $380 million. That makes it the largest grand prize in the game's history. The previous Mega Millions record was $656 million in 2012. If no one correctly matches all six numbers tonight, the prize will jump to...
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Jim Hanzo
August 24, 2017 - 12:18 am
The Powerball reports jackpot winners in Wednesday night's jackpot purchased tickets in Massachusetts. The Powerball numbers are: 7 - 26 - 16 - 23 - 6 (4) The winning numbers for the Powerball jackpot, worth around $700 million, were announced Wednesday night. The cash option would be $443.3...
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Jim Hanzo
August 23, 2017 - 10:21 pm
The winning numbers for the Powerball jackpot, worth over $700 million, were announced Wednesday night. The Powerball numbers are: 6 - 7 - 16 - 23 - 26 (4) The cash option would be $443.3 million. Watch the Powerball drawing here...
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August 23, 2017 - 7:41 am
(WWL.com) People all over Louisiana are rushing to get a Powerball ticket as tonight’s jackpot has reached $700-million, with a cash value of $443 million. Louisiana Lottery Spokeswoman Kim Chopin says they’ve had sales in the Bayou State over 20-million dollars just for this run. “This one...
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Jim Hanzo
August 11, 2017 - 10:04 am
Are you feeling lucky? It's a first; the jackpots for Powerball and Mega Millions are EACH more than 350-million-dollars. The Powerball is estimated at $356,000,000 with a cash value of $224,000,000. The Mega Millions jackpot is even higher, $393,000,000. Cash value for that jackpot is $246,500,000...
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