Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Both Top $300M For 1st Time EverFor the first time ever, both the Powerball and Mega Millions lottery jackpots have risen to more than $300 million simultaneously.
Ticket Sales Resume After $4 Million Loss from Illinois LotteryIllinois Lottery officials say the state lost about $4 million by halting sales of Powerball and Mega Millions tickets due to the state budget stalemate.
Tonight's Powerball Drawing Could Be Illinois' LastIt could be lights out for Powerball in Illinois after tonight's drawing.
Lottery Vendors, Players Worry About Possible Loss Of Mega Millions & PowerballState under notice that Illinois will be dumped without a budget by the end of June.
Lottery May Dump Illinois Unless the State Agrees On a BudgetIllinois Lottery Acting Director Greg Smith said Thursday that the lack of a budget will result in players being "denied the opportunity'' to participate in popular games.
Too Late: Lottery Ticket Worth $3.5 Million Goes UnclaimedA $3.5 million Lotto prize sold in eastern Missouri in November has now expired, and two other unclaimed prizes purchased in Missouri are set to expire soon, too.
Powerball Jackpot Tops $400 Million for 1st Time in MonthsThe odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are incredibly small, at one in 292.2 million.
Missouri Lottery Seeking $1 Million WinnerThe Missouri Lottery says a ticket bought at a Quick Mart store in the Overland area matched all five white-ball numbers: 2, 3, 16, 48 and 56.
Powerball's Estimated Jackpot Hits $478 MillionThe next drawing will be Saturday. Nearly three months have passed without a winner of the big prize.
California Couple Claims Prize in Record Powerball JackpotWhile Californians have mused for months about the mystery buyer of a Powerball ticket worth $528.8 million, the couple holding the lucky numbers was busy lining up lawyers and financial advisers to help them handle their enormous winnings.
Powerball Winner Buys a Fire Station For His TownThe building is energy-efficient and has living quarters so it can be manned 24 hours a day.
Lone Powerball Jackpot Winner In New JerseySeventh-largest in history, the jackpot reportedly neared $430 million