Lotteries

A billboard promotes an estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, Wednesday, March 27.2019. (AP Photo/Scott McFetridge)
March 28, 2019 - 1:39 am
WISCONSIN (AP) — The Latest on the Powerball jackpot (all times local): 12:30 a.m. A single ticket sold in Wisconsin matched all six numbers in the Powerball drawing to win the third-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history. A statement on the Powerball website says that due to strong ticket sales,...
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A billboard promotes an estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, Wednesday, March 27.2019. (AP Photo/Scott McFetridge)
March 27, 2019 - 11:08 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the Powerball jackpot (all times local): 10:05 p.m. The winning numbers have been drawn for the $750 million Powerball jackpot. The numbers announced Wednesday are 16, 20, 37, 44, 62 and the Powerball number is 12. Lottery officials say it may take a few hours...
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March 27, 2019 - 12:43 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After months without a winner, lottery players will have another shot at a Powerball jackpot that has soared to a massive $750 million. The Powerball drawing will be Wednesday night, giving those who buy a $2 ticket a chance at winning the fourth-largest lottery jackpot in U...
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March 24, 2019 - 12:27 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot has ballooned to $750 million after no ticket matched all six numbers in the most recent drawing. The numbers drawn Saturday night are 24, 25, 52, 60 and 66, with a Powerball of 5. The next drawing for what would be the fourth-...
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March 21, 2019 - 11:58 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $625 million. The jackpot on Saturday would be the seventh-largest in U.S. history, with an estimated lump sum payout of $380.6 million before taxes. The odds of winning are extremely long, at 1 in 292.2...
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This Feb. 14, 2019 photo provided by Virginia Lottery shows Debrorah Brown holding up a check after winning the Pick 4 in Richmond, Va. Brown says she purchased 20 Pick 4 tickets with the numbers 1-0-3-1 after seeing those numbers "a couple of times during the day." She then bought 10 more because she was really feeling it. The number combination won the Feb. 11 drawing and each ticket was worth $5,000. (Virginia Lottery via AP)
March 12, 2019 - 11:02 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman parlayed a feeling to purchase 30 lottery tickets with the same numbers to win $150,000. Deborah Brown says she purchased 20 Pick 4 tickets with the numbers 1-0-3-1 after seeing those numbers "a couple of times during the day." She then bought 10 more because...
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March 07, 2019 - 5:48 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An unemployed New Jersey man who won last Friday's $273 million Mega Millions jackpot said he wants to reward the mystery person who returned the tickets to a store where he'd left them a day earlier. Mike Weirsky said at a news conference with lottery officials Thursday that...
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Mike Weirsky speaks during a news conference Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Trenton, NJ. Weirsky, a New Jersey man who almost forgot his $273 million jackpot-winning Mega Millions lottery ticket at the store where he bought it says he's going to reward whoever returned it. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
March 07, 2019 - 5:14 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An unemployed New Jersey man who won last Friday's $273 million Mega Millions jackpot said he wants to reward the mystery person who returned the tickets to a store where he'd left them a day earlier. Mike Weirsky said at a news conference with lottery officials Thursday that...
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Mike Weirsky speaks during a news conference Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Trenton, NJ. Weirsky, a New Jersey man who almost forgot his $273 million jackpot-winning Mega Millions lottery ticket at the store where he bought it says he's going to reward whoever returned it. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma)
March 07, 2019 - 4:49 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An unemployed New Jersey man who won last Friday's $273 million Mega Millions jackpot said he wants to reward the mystery person who returned the tickets to a store where he'd left them a day earlier. Mike Weirsky said at a news conference with lottery officials Thursday that...
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March 07, 2019 - 4:08 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who almost forgot his $273 million jackpot-winning Mega Millions lottery ticket at the store where he bought it says he's going to reward whoever returned it. Mike Weirsky (WUR'-skee) said at a news conference with lottery officials Thursday he left the tickets...
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