Lotteries

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2018, file photo, media, left record people entering the KC Mart in Simpsonville, S.C., after it was announced the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket was purchased at the store. Unless the winner chooses to come forward, the world may never know who won. The winner of a $1.537 billion lottery jackpot in South Carolina has yet to come forward. That means the state of South Carolina might be a big loser too. With the prize unclaimed, the state Board of Economic Advisors is expected Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, to suggest removing the $61 million windfall from the state spending plan. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins, File)
February 14, 2019 - 4:25 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The winner of a $1.54 billion lottery jackpot in South Carolina has yet to come forward. That means the state of South Carolina might be a big loser too. Economic officials on Thursday removed the estimated $61 million windfall the winner was expected to pay in state income...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2018, file photo, media, left record people entering the KC Mart in Simpsonville, S.C., after it was announced the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket was purchased at the store. Unless the winner chooses to come forward, the world may never know who won. The winner of a $1.537 billion lottery jackpot in South Carolina has yet to come forward. That means the state of South Carolina might be a big loser too. With the prize unclaimed, the state Board of Economic Advisors is expected Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, to suggest removing the $61 million windfall from the state spending plan. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins, File)
February 14, 2019 - 2:45 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The winner of a $1.54 billion lottery jackpot in South Carolina has yet to come forward. That means the state of South Carolina might be a big loser too. Economic officials estimated the winner would pay $61 million in state income taxes, and put that money into the budget...
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December 27, 2018 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say a winning ticket for a $298 million Powerball jackpot was sold at a New York City gas station. New York Lottery spokesman Brad Maione (may-OH'-nee) says it's the only known ticket to have all the winning numbers : 5-25-38-52-67 and Powerball number 24. He says it was...
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Tomas Arizta, a owner of a lottery office, celebrates with sparkling wine beside Asuncion Daguerrea and Edurne Gomez, left, after selling the first prize Christmas lottery ticket El Gordo, or The Fat One, with the number 03347, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Holders of the ticket number 03347 struck it rich Saturday when they won the top prize in Spain's bumper Christmas lottery. The lottery dished out 2.4 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in prize-money this year.(AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
December 22, 2018 - 11:48 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Those holding ticket number 03347 struck it rich Saturday when they won the top prize in Spain's famous Christmas lottery. The lottery, known as El Gordo, or "The Fat One," dished out 2.4 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in prize money this year. The top prize for a winning...
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Tomas Arizta, a owner of a lottery office, celebrates with sparkling wine beside Asuncion Daguerrea and Edurne Gomez, left, after selling the first prize Christmas lottery ticket El Gordo, or The Fat One, with the number 03347, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Holders of the ticket number 03347 struck it rich Saturday when they won the top prize in Spain's bumper Christmas lottery. The lottery dished out 2.4 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in prize-money this year.(AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
December 22, 2018 - 8:42 am
MADRID (AP) — Those holding the ticket number 03347 struck it rich Saturday when they won the top prize in Spain's bumper Christmas lottery. The lottery, known as El Gordo, or "The Fat One," dished out 2.4 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in prize money this year. The top prize for a winning ticket is...
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December 22, 2018 - 7:09 am
MADRID (AP) — Holders of the ticket number 03347 struck it rich Saturday when they won the top prize in Spain's bumper Christmas lottery. The lottery, known as El Gordo, or The Fat One, dished out 2.4 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in prize-money this year. The top prize for a winning ticket is 400,...
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December 22, 2018 - 3:40 am
MADRID (AP) — Spaniards are looking to strike it rich when the bumper Christmas lottery takes place Saturday. The lottery, known as El Gordo, or The Fat One, will dish out 2.4 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in prize-money this year. The top prize for a winning ticket is 400,000 euros but there are...
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November 08, 2018 - 2:40 pm
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World Series-winning Boston Red Sox. The lottery said in a statement that 84-year-old Jim Aylward Jr., of Templeton, won the prize in Monday's Mass Cash...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 file photo, lottery forms for Louisiana Mega Millions, Powerball and other lottery games fill the drawer at The World Bar and Grill, in Delta, La., a few miles from the Mississippi-Louisiana state line. Lottery officials say two tickets have won the estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot. Powerball officials say tickets purchased in Iowa and New York match all six numbers in the drawing on Saturday night, Oct. 27. The jackpot is the fourth-largest in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
October 28, 2018 - 12:10 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two tickets were sold that match the winning numbers drawn for Powerball's $688 million jackpot, one in a rural Iowa town and the other in New York City, lottery officials said Sunday. Powerball officials said the tickets matched all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 file photo, lottery forms for Louisiana Mega Millions, Powerball and other lottery games fill the drawer at The World Bar and Grill, in Delta, La., a few miles from the Mississippi-Louisiana state line. Lottery officials say two tickets have won the estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot. Powerball officials say tickets purchased in Iowa and New York match all six numbers in the drawing on Saturday night, Oct. 27. The jackpot is the fourth-largest in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
October 28, 2018 - 3:19 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery officials say two tickets have won the estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot. Powerball officials say tickets purchased in Iowa and New York match all six numbers in Saturday night's drawing. The jackpot is the fourth-largest in U.S. history. The winning numbers...
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