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Mega Millions Jackpot Hits $500 Million

The mega jackpot for Friday’s Mega Millions lottery game is now up to a world record $500-million dollars.

03/28/2012

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$363M Mega Millions Jackpot Has People Dreaming

The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery drawing Tuesday night has swelled to $363 million, and that has a lot of people dreaming.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

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Mega Millions Rolls Over Again, Jackpot At $356M

All the Mega Millions players who’ve spent the past few days dreaming of how they would spend nearly $300 million now will have to start dreaming about what they would do with more than $350 million.

03/24/2012

Illinois Lottery Register (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot At $241M

The Mega Millions lottery has rolled over again. The jackpot for Friday night’s drawing was $200 million, but no one had the luck of the Irish on St. Patrick’s Eve, and the next drawing, set for Tuesday, will be worth an estimated $241 million.

03/17/2012

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Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot At $171M

No one matched all the numbers drawn in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing and the jackpot increased from $148 million to an estimated $171 million.

03/10/2012

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Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot At $127M

It’s been more than a month since anyone playing the Mega Millions has matched all the numbers drawn, to collect the multi-state lottery’s grand prize and that didn’t change Friday night, though a couple area players came close.

03/03/2012

Illinois Lottery Register (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Powerball Jackpot At $325 Million

No doubt there are people throughout Illinois and 43 other states daydreaming about what they would do with the grand prize — estimated at $325 million — from Saturday night’s Powerball drawing.

02/11/2012

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

Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot At $51 Million

Everyone’s attentions may be turned to the $325 million Powerball jackpot, but the growing grand prize for the Mega Millions lottery isn’t anything to scoff at.

02/11/2012

Illinois Lottery Register (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Powerball Jackpot Rolls Over To $200 Million

No one matched all the numbers drawn for the Powerball on Wednesday night and the jackpot increased to an estimated $200 million.

02/03/2012

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

Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot At $152M

No one matched all six numbers in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing and the estimated jackpot for the multi-state lottery game rose to $152 million.

12/17/2011

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Friday Night Lucky For Two Suburban Lottery Players

Friday night was a lucky night for two lottery players in the south suburbs. A Mega Millions player and a Little Lotto player each won $250,000 in drawings held Friday night, according to the Illinois Lottery.

12/10/2011

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

Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot Grows To $30M

Nobody hit the jackpot in Friday’s multi-state Mega Millions drawing, and the jackpot will grow to about $30 million.

11/12/2011

Wednesday's Powerball Jackpot is $245 million. (Lisa Fielding/ WBBM)

Chicagoans Have Lotto Fever As Powerball Reaches $245M

Lotto machines across Illinois are on overdrive as Chicagoans plunk down their money in hopes of being the big Powerball Jackpot winner.

11/02/2011

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Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot Grows To $22 Million

Nobody hit the jackpot in Friday night’s multi-state Mega Millions drawing, and the grand prize will grow to about $22 million.

10/08/2011

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Illinois Shut Out In $113 Million Mega Ball Jackpots

Two winning tickets were sold for Friday’s $113 million interstate lottery, but neither was sold in Illinois.

10/01/2011

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

$200,000 Power Ball Ticket Sold On NW Side

Nobody hit the jackpot in Saturday night’s multi-state Power Ball drawing, but a $200,000 ticket was sold at a Northwest Side gas station.

09/25/2011

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Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot Grows To $96 Million

Nobody hit the jackpot in Friday’s multi-state Mega Millions drawing, and the jackpot will grow to about $96 million.

09/24/2011

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Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Rolls Over; Now $86 Million

No one matched all six numbers in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing and the jackpot in the multi-state lottery has increased to an estimated $86 million.

09/21/2011

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Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot Grows To $54 Million

Nobody hit the jackpot in Friday night’s multi-state Mega Millions drawing, and the grand prize will grow to near $54 million.

09/10/2011

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Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot At $24M

No one matched all the numbers in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing, but one person, who bought their ticket in the West Loop, came close.

08/13/2011

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