Mega Millions

Don Ames
July 27, 2019 - 3:10 pm
An unclaimed $10,000 Mega Millions ticket sold in Louisiana is set to expire in August The prize from the Feb. 26 drawing has yet to be claimed Lottery officials say the winning ticket was purchased at The Carwash Depot in Ponchatoula and is set to expire Aug. 25. It matched four of the five white-...
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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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Chris Miller
October 24, 2018 - 9:38 am
If you didn't win the Mega Millions, there's always tonight's Powerball drawing. If you won that, you can choose between an annuity worth an estimated 620 million dollars spread out over 30 payments, or you can take 354 million dollars in cash up-front. But which should you choose? Big winners seem...
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SIPA USA
October 24, 2018 - 6:45 am
(AP) - Lottery officials say someone has won the record $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot, the world's largest ever lottery grand prize. Mega Millions officials said a ticket purchased in South Carolina matches all six numbers in Tuesday night's drawing. The winning numbers were 5, 28, 62, 65, 70...
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AP
October 23, 2018 - 9:30 am
(WWL.com) All eyes are on the $1.6 billion jackpot for tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot drawing after no jackpot-winning ticket was sold on Friday night. Louisiana Lottery spokeswoman Kimberly Chopin says the current multi-state game’s jackpot is a record setter. "This ranks as the number one Mega...
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Annette Gray, left, from Valley Stream, N.Y., buys lottery tickets Friday Oct. 19, 2018, in New York. The estimated jackpot for Friday's Mega Millions drawing has soared to $1 billion. Gray said it's about "a dollar and a dream, but I spent ten today". (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
October 21, 2018 - 11:35 am
CHICAGO (AP) — With the Mega Millions lottery jackpot at a record $1.6 billion, people are snapping up tickets across the U.S. The Powerball jackpot also has climbed. It's up to an estimated $620 million for Wednesday's drawing. That would make it the fifth-largest jackpot in U.S. history. But much...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 20, 2018 - 5:56 am
The Mega Millions jackpot has now reached a new world record. No one matched all six numbers in Friday night's drawing. The jackpot for the next drawing on Tuesday, is now worth an estimated $1.6 billion – a new world record. "At $1.6 billion, Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing slips past the $1.586...
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October 20, 2018 - 5:35 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ No one won the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot climbs to a staggering $1.6 billion. Mega Millions officials say no tickets matched all six numbers to claim the estimated $1 billion grand prize in Friday night's drawing. The numbers were 15, 23, 53, 65, 70...
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October 19, 2018 - 8:42 am
(WWL.com) The Mega Millions jackpot for tonight is almost a billion dollars, and that’s got coworkers and friends dreaming big about pooling money for a better crack at the prize. But Lottery Lawyer Jason Kirkland says before you put in for the office pool, you need to cover yourself legally by...
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July 25, 2018 - 6:09 am
(AP) — The California Lottery says one lucky person won the Mega Millions lottery. The state lottery's verified Twitter feed says the winning ticket -- worth more than $500 million -- was sold at Ernie's Liquors in San Jose, California. The name of the winner wasn't immediately known. Mega Millions...
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