When an Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she’d hit it big. The screen said: “Bonus Award – $41797550.16.” But state officials later concluded the award was a computer glitch, and the Iowa Supreme Court ruled McKee didn’t hit any jackpot — no matter what the screen told her.
The third largest Powerball jackpot has lottery players dreaming of what they’d do with their millions. It has been more than two months since anyone has won the Powerball jackpot, so the top prize money has rolled over to $485 million.
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.
The jackpot had been $586 million, but lottery officials increased it Tuesday morning because of strong ticket sales ahead of the evening drawing.
Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot has spiked to $586 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.
It’s a few hundred million short of the record jackpot, but Wednesday’s Powerball payoff of $425 million deserves some serious consideration.
For 26-year-old Anel Bajtarevic a trip to the grocery store on June 17 changed his life forever.
The Powerball Jackpot is over a half a BILLION dollars. So what could you do with that money?
Sales are brisk as tonight’s 320-million dollar Powerball drawing nears. WBBM’s Bob Roberts spoke with dreamers in the Loop.
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.
Powerball officials say tickets sold in Arizona and Missouri matched all six numbers to win the record $587.5 million jackpot.
OK, you are gonna go for the Powerball jackpot. It’s more than a half BILLION dollars, for goodness sakes!
Powerball fever has been sweeping the nation, as the record jackpot climbed to $550 million on Wednesday.
The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night is now $250 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.
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.
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.
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.
With a more than half billion dollars at stake, you need to take a harder look at the numbers.