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A sign displays of the $640 Mega Millions jackpot 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)

Darn The Luck! Lottery Website Crashes During Mega Millions Fever

The website was down from about 3:30 p.m. to 3:55 p.m. There was a notice telling visitors about the technical issues and to check back shortly.

03/30/2012

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

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

Mega Millions

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

Lottery Winners

Lombard Co-Workers Win $1 Million In Powerball

A group of co-workers is $1 million richer after buying a Powerball ticket at a 7-Eleven in Lombard.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

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7-11 Store Owners: Online Lottery Sales Could Mean Massive Layoffs

Owners of 7-Eleven stores are warning of massive layoffs to come, unless the Illinois Lottery protects them from competition from the online sales that are expected to start this year.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

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Mega Millions Rolls Over, Jackpot Now At $33M

No one matched all the numbers picked in Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing and the grand prize for the multi-state lottery grew to an estimated $33 million.

01/07/2012

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U Of C Nurses Win $250,000 In Lottery

A group of Chicago nurses who work together and play the Lottery together, are now getting a bit richer together.

WBBM Newsradio–12/12/2011

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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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Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold In Indiana

Someone in Indiana is the winner of a $221.7 million jackpot in the Powerball Lottery.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

Lottery Winner

2 Investigators: Sweepstakes Winner Woes

Suppose you won $1 million in a lottery or sweepstakes. You’d be set for life, right? Not necessarily, as 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.

CBS 2–04/06/2011

Mega Millions

Chicagoans Line Up For Mega Millions Tickets

The Mega Millions lottery is living up to its name, with the jackpot at an estimated $312 million.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2011

Mega Millions

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $355 Million For Tuesday

The new year could make one person extremely wealthy–or several people really rich–as the Mega Millions jackpot drawing this evening stands at $355 million.

01/04/2011

Mega Millions

Mega Millions Jackpot Up To $242M

Some people are hoping to ring in the New Year as instant millionaires.

WBBM Newsradio–12/31/2010

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Mega Millions Jackpot At $123 Million For Friday

No one matched all six numbers in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing and the estimated jackpot for Friday’s drawing has grown to $123 million.

12/15/2010

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

Powerball Jackpot Nearly $100M

CHICAGO (STMW) – No one matched all the numbers in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing and the jackpot for the multi-state lottery game increased to nearly $100 million.

11/28/2010

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