Nearly two months after picking a winning lottery ticket, a suburban St. Louis man has claimed his prize.
John and Susan Brands say they plan to buy farmland and visit New Zealand with their winnings.
The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.
If it seems that giant lottery jackpots have people lining up at convenience stores more frequently, just wait: More big payouts could be coming.
Multi-State Lottery Association, said late Wednesday night that three tickets matched the winning numbers and will split the lottery’s latest massive jackpot: $448 million.
Iowa investigators have subpoenaed phone and email records in an attempt to unravel the mystery behind a winning $14.3 million lottery ticket that was withdrawn after the winner refused to be identified, the agent overseeing the wide-ranging inquiry told The Associated Press.
Powerball officials say the record jackpot has been won.
So you just won the $500 million Powerball jackpot, the second highest in lottery history. Now what?
The record Powerball jackpot just keeps rising. It now stands at $550 million after officials say brisk sales keep driving up the payout amount.
“Play responsibly,” says MO Lottery director. “It only takes one ticket to win.”