Mega Million

A clerk operates a lottery machine to print out Mega Millions lottery tickets for a customer at Tobacco Plus, Dec. 17, 2013, in Muncie, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Ga. woman has 1 of 2 winning lottery tickets

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia woman who bought just one ticket and used family birthdays and lucky No. 7 to choose her numbers was one of two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, […]

12/18/2013

Store owner Young Soolee basks in the attention at her small Alliance Center office building newsstand on Dec. 18, 2013, in Atlanta, after lottery officials said one of two winning Mega Millions lottery tickets were purchased from her store in Tuesday's $636 million drawing,  (AP Photo/David Tulis)

Lucky lotto tickets sold in Atlanta, San Jose

ATLANTA (AP) — Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday’s near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing: one at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, and the other more than 2,000 miles away in California. The […]

12/18/2013

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Powerball jackpot grows to $600 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Powerball officials say the jackpot has climbed to an estimated $600 million, making it the largest prize in the game’s history and the world’s second largest lottery prize. Lottery officials […]

05/17/2013

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Powerball jackpot quickly jumps to $550 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot jumped to $550 million on Thursday — the third largest lottery in history — as dreamers in all but the seven states where the game isn’t played […]

05/16/2013

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