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Fortunate cookie wins California woman $421K

LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) – A cookie didn’t just tell a Northern California woman’s fortune, it won her one. The California Lottery said Sunday that Merces Goncalves used the numbers found inside a fortune cookie […]

03/23/2014

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Mega Millions jackpot soars to $636 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. The top prize had been estimated at $586 […]

12/17/2013

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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $586 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot has been boosted to $586 million. The hike pushes the prize for Tuesday’s drawing closer to the $656 million U.S. record set last year. Should nobody […]

12/16/2013

A woman buys lottery tickets at the One Stop store, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in Newport, Ky. Friday's Mega Millions drawing has an estimated jackpot of $400 million. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Following revamp, Mega Millions hits $400M jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Outshined by Powerball’s massive jackpots since Powerball doubled the cost of a ticket last year, Mega Millions enacted its own, very different, changes in October aimed at inflating its jackpots […]

12/12/2013

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Powerball jackpot balloons to $360M in weeks

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After weeks of rolling without a winner, the Powerball jackpot has once again ballooned in time for its Wednesday drawing, an estimated $360 million jackpot considered the third largest Powerball […]

05/15/2013

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Long lines as Powerball comes to California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hopeful Californians with $2 to spare waited in long lines as Powerball lottery tickets went on sale for the first time. They weren’t concerned about the long odds: one in about 175 million.

04/09/2013

Mark and Cindy Hill accepting ceremonial check for winning Powerball lottery jackpot, Dearborn, Missouri in Nov. 2012 (AP Photo)

Should lottery winners’ names be kept secret?

PHOENIX (AP) — When two winning tickets for a record $588 million Powerball jackpot were claimed from the Nov. 28 drawing, the world focused on the winners. A debate has arisen: Should the winners’ names be secret?

01/04/2013

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Record Powerball jackpot boosted to $500M

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The record Powerball jackpot is now even bigger. Powerball officials say they’ve boosted the jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing to $500 million from the previously posted $425 million. Huge ticket sales […]

11/27/2012

World record jackpot

The jackpot for Friday’s Mega-Millions drawing now stands at half-a-billion dollars and is expected to keep growing. Catherine Doyle Johnston is a spokesperson for California lottery, and she spoke with KFWB’s Maggie McKay and Michael […]

03/29/2012

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