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Mega Millions lottery
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Winner of $1.35B Jackpot
Says His Ex Violated NDA
Nov 22, 2023 4:30 PM CST
Winner of $1.35B Jackpot Says His Ex Violated NDA
He's suing her for allegedly telling his father, stepmother about big win
- A Maine resident is suing his ex-girlfriend, and he probably won't have much trouble paying the legal bills. The man, who kept his identity secret after winning a $1.35 billion Mega Millions Jackpot in January, is suing the woman, the mother of his daughter, for allegedly letting his...
Mega Millions Has
Its Newest Billionaire
Aug 9, 2023 5:37 AM CDT
Mega Millions Has Its Newest Billionaire
Winning ticket for $1.58B Mega Millions jackpot was purchased at a Publix in Neptune Beach
- Someone in Florida won a $1.58 billion Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night, ending a stretch of lottery futility that had lasted for nearly four months. A Publix grocery store in Neptune Beach sold the winning ticket, according to the Florida Lottery. The winning numbers drawn were: 13, 19, 20,...
Tuesday Could Be
Huge for Mega Millions
Aug 5, 2023 9:30 AM CDT
Tuesday Could Be Huge for Mega Millions
Jackpot jumps to estimated $1.55B, which could end up being largest Mega Millions prize ever
- Since mid-April, the Mega Millions kitty has been slowly inching up, with no tickets sold that claimed all of the winning numbers. That includes Friday night's drawing, the 31st since that April drawing, which similarly came up short. Now, the amount waiting to be transferred to someone's bank...
Jackpot Hits $1.25B
Aug 2, 2023 12:35 AM CDT
Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $1.25B
After the 30th drawing without a winner
- The Mega Millions jackpot increased to an estimated $1.25 billion after no one beat the odds Tuesday night and won the massive lottery prize, the AP reports. The winning numbers drawn were: 8, 24, 30, 45 ,61, and the yellow ball: 12. No one has won the Mega Millions...
Want to Be a Billionaire
by Wednesday? Try This
Jul 29, 2023 10:00 AM CDT
Want to Be a Billionaire by Wednesday? Try This
Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot is now $1.05B after no one drew all 6 winning numbers on Friday
- No ticket claimed all six winning numbers in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, which means the pot for the next one is especially massive. NPR notes the completed drawing was worth an already impressive $940 million, but since no one took home the big prize, Tuesday's drawing now...
Another Lottery Jackpot
Is Still Growing
Jul 26, 2023 2:00 AM CDT
Another Lottery Jackpot Is Still Growing
Mega Millions hits $910M
- The Mega Millions jackpot climbed to an estimated $910 million after Tuesday night's drawing produced no big winners, extending a stretch of bad luck dating back to April, the AP reports. The numbers drawn were: 3, 5, 6, 44, 61 and the yellow ball 25. The absence of a...
$1.35B Mega Millions Winner
to Collect a Lot Less Than That
Feb 23, 2023 7:28 AM CST
$1.35B Mega Millions Winner to Collect a Lot Less Than That
The person, remaining anonymous, will receive roughly $500M after taxes
- The winner of the $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot has come forward to collect the prize, but their identity remains a mystery. The Maine State Lottery said Wednesday that the winner chose a lump-sum payment of $723.5 million before taxes through a limited liability company, LaKoma Island Investments...
Mega Millions Jackpot
Now 2nd-Biggest Ever
Jan 11, 2023 7:44 AM CST
Mega Millions Jackpot Now 2nd-Biggest Ever
It's swelled to $1.35B
- The Mega Millions jackpot keeps moving in one direction: way, way up. Officials say no ticket matched Tuesday night's winning numbers of 7, 13, 14, 15, 18 and the Mega Ball 9. That means Friday night's drawing—the 26th in this run—will be for an estimated $1....
Mega Millions Tops $1B
Jan 7, 2023 6:00 AM CST
Mega Millions Tops $1B
No one won on Friday night; top prize for Tuesday is now third largest ever, at estimated $1.1B
- If your tired brain at the end of this workweek forgot to remind you to buy a Mega Millions ticket for Friday's drawing, no worries—you've got another chance to try to win the massive jackpot.
reports there was no winner last night for the $940...
It's Now 23
for Mega Millions
Jan 4, 2023 8:13 AM CST
It's Now 23 Straight Misses for Mega Millions
$785M prize was not claimed on Tuesday
- And the pot keeps growing. The first Mega Millions drawing of 2023 returned no winner, as has been the case for the 22 drawings before it. CNN reports that means the next drawing, on Friday, will be for a jackpot that's estimated at $940 million. Should someone win and...
Mega Millions Goes 22 Straight
Without a Jackpot Winner
Dec 31, 2022 3:20 PM CST
Mega Millions Goes 22 Straight Without a Jackpot Winner
Top prize reaches $785M, most since someone won $2B in November
- The first Mega Millions drawing of the new year will be a big one after no one won an estimated $685 million jackpot. No ticket purchased for the lottery matched all six numbers drawn Friday night, Mega Millions said in a statement early Saturday. The top prize increased to $785...
Mega Millions Jackpot
Dec 30, 2022 10:01 AM CST
Mega Millions Jackpot Balloons Again
Friday night's jackpot is $640M
- The Mega Millions jackpot is climbing again . After nobody struck gold on Tuesday, the jackpot for Friday night's drawing has grown to $640 million, reports the AP . Someone who opted for the cash payout upon winning Friday would get about $328 million. In the current run, no winner has...
Winners of $1.34B
Mega Millions Jackpot
'Over the Moon'
Sep 21, 2022 9:50 AM CDT
Winners of $1.34B Mega Millions Jackpot 'Over the Moon'
Illinois pair finally steps forward to claim prize, is choosing to stay anonymous
Mystery solved—kind of. Until this week, it wasn't clear if the person(s) who'd won the second-biggest Mega Millions lottery ever, a staggering $1.34 billion jackpot, knew they'd purchased the winning ticket in Illinois, let alone who that was. Now, at least the first half...
Ride Is Over
Jul 30, 2022 8:24 AM CDT
Our Wild Mega Millions Ride Is Over
Winning ticket was sold in Illinois
- The next Mega Millions drawing is on Tuesday, and the jackpot will be a measly $20 million. That's because someone did indeed choose the six winning numbers for Friday night's drawing, and it's a singular someone, reports the AP . Only one ticket was sold with the numbers...
Mega Millions Jackpot Is
Now 2nd-Largest in Its History
Jul 29, 2022 6:54 AM CDT
Mega Millions Jackpot Is Now 2nd-Largest in Its History
Prize has swelled to $1.1B
- The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's drawing has swelled to an estimated $1.1 billion, the second-largest in the game's history. It's second only to a $1.54 billion prize in 2018 and is the third-largest jackpot in American lottery history. The $1.1 billion would be...
Mega Millions Does Something
It Has Only Done Twice Before
Jul 27, 2022 6:21 AM CDT
Mega Millions Does Something It Has Only Done Twice Before
Jackpot crossed $1B mark for third time in game's history
- A giant Mega Millions lottery jackpot ballooned to $1.02 billion after no one matched all six numbers Tuesday night and won the top prize, the AP reports. The new estimated jackpot will be the nation’s fourth-largest lottery prize. Per NBC Chicago , the top three US jackpots are: a...
Fast Food Owner Buying
50K Mega Millions Tickets
Jul 26, 2022 6:31 AM CDT
Fast Food Owner Buying 50K Mega Millions Tickets
That's one for each of his employees
- The Mega Millions jackpot is now at its fourth-highest amount ever: $810 million. Among those hoping to cash in on the massive winnings is the entire workforce of Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers. The owner of the fast food company is buying the equivalent of one ticket for each of...
Man's Fortune Cookie Pays
Off Bigger Than Anticipated
Feb 2, 2022 10:25 AM CST
Man's Fortune Cookie Pays Off Bigger Than Anticipated
NC's Gabriel Fierro used numbers inside cookie to play Mega Millions, won $4M
- Some fortune cookies predict good fortune. Others apparently directly deliver it. That was the case for North Carolina's Gabriel Fierro, who won a $4 million Mega Millions prize after playing the numbers he found inside a fortune cookie, WSLS reports. Per the North Carolina Education Lottery , Fierro—a 60-year-old...
Woman Checks Spam,
Finds a $3M Treat
Jan 25, 2022 11:04 AM CST
Woman Checks Spam, Finds a $3M Treat
Michigan's Laura Spears was a big winner in Mega Millions draw; notice went to spam folder
- Usually when an email in your spam folder announces you've won millions of dollars, it's a scam. Luckily for Michigan's Laura Spears, she believed the email in her spam folder that appeared to have come from the Michigan Lottery and is now $3 million richer as a...
a $516M Winner
May 22, 2021 2:55 PM CDT
Somebody's Holding a $516M Winner
The lucky ticket was sold in Pennsylvania
- The winner of a $516 million jackpot won't have to share. Just one Mega Millions ticket holder hit with 6, 9, 17, 18 and 48, plus the Mega Ball 8. The ticket was sold in Pennsylvania, WBTW reports. It's the biggest jackpot won in the state since its...
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