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A sign advertising the $636 Million Mega Millions lottery jackpot hangs in a convenience store window on December 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois.The jackpot is currently the second largest in U.S. history. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mega Millions Ticket Worth $1M Sold In Chicago

There were no jackpot winners in Illinois in Tuesday night’s $636 million Mega Millions drawing, but there was one person who won a $1 million prize after buying a ticket in Chicago.

12/18/2013

Mega Millions Lottery Tickets (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Mega Millions Jackpot Up To $636 Million

The jackpot had been $586 million, but lottery officials increased it Tuesday morning because of strong ticket sales ahead of the evening drawing.

12/17/2013

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Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $586 Million

Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot has spiked to $586 million.

12/16/2013

A customer buys Mega Millions lottery tickets at Liquorland on March 30, 2012 in Covina, California The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a high of $640 million before the drawing tonight. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Mega-Millions Jackpot Up To $550 Million

ne of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions prize.

12/13/2013

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Powerball Jackpot: Most Common Numbers Drawn

It’s a few hundred million short of the record jackpot, but Wednesday’s Powerball payoff of $425 million deserves some serious consideration.

08/07/2013

Anel Bajtarevic holds up a check after claiming the largest instant game jackpot in Illinois history. (Credit: Lisa Fielding)

Chicago Man Wins Largest Instant Game In Illinois History

For 26-year-old Anel Bajtarevic a trip to the grocery store on June 17 changed his life forever.

07/09/2013

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10 Ways To Spend The Powerball Jackpot

The Powerball Jackpot is over a half a BILLION dollars. So what could you do with that money?

05/17/2013

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Powerball Jackpot Has Chicagoans Dreaming Big

Sales are brisk as tonight’s 320-million dollar Powerball drawing nears. WBBM’s Bob Roberts spoke with dreamers in the Loop.

03/23/2013

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Powerball Jackpot Now At $130 Million

No one matched all the numbers drawn Wednesday night for the Powerball lottery and the grand prize for the multi-state game rose from $110 million to an estimated $130 million.

01/24/2013

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Winning Powerball Numbers Drawn For $587M Jackpot

Powerball officials say tickets sold in Arizona and Missouri matched all six numbers to win the record $587.5 million jackpot.

11/28/2012

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Powerball: Most Common Numbers Drawn

OK, you are gonna go for the Powerball jackpot. It’s more than a half BILLION dollars, for goodness sakes!

11/28/2012

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Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $550 Million As Sales Spike

Powerball fever has been sweeping the nation, as the record jackpot climbed to $550 million on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2012

Powerball Jackpot Hits $250 Million

The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night is now $250 million.

11/19/2012

A Customer Fills Out Choices For An Illinois Lottery Ticket Purchase. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Powerball Rolls Over, Jackpot At $143 Million

No one matched all the numbers drawn in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing and the jackpot for the multi-state lottery game rose to an estimated $143 million.

11/04/2012

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Lotto Jackpot Split Between 9 Winners

Saturday night was a lucky one for nine people throughout Illinois, each of whom matched all six numbers drawn in the Lotto and who will share the $3.75 million jackpot.

06/10/2012

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Mega Millions Jackpot At $30M, Naperville Player Came Close

No one matched all the winning numbers in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing and the estimated grand prize for the multi-state lottery grew to $30 million.

06/09/2012

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$118M Mega Millions Ticket Sold In South Suburb

A Mega Millions game player who bought their ticket for Friday night’s drawing at a south suburban gas station is $118 million richer this morning.

05/05/2012

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Mega Millions Jackpot: What Are The Lucky Numbers?

With a more than half billion dollars at stake, you need to take a harder look at the numbers.

03/30/2012

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Mega Millions Fever Strikes Chicago As Jackpot Hits $640M

The Mega Millions drawing coming Friday night is the biggest lottery jackpot ever, in the entire world, and you still have a shot at winning it.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2012

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Mega Millions Jackpot At $540 Million: What To Do With All That Loot?

The massive Mega Millions jackpot now stands at $540 million–the biggest for any lottery ever. But what should you do with all that loot?

03/29/2012

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