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Mega Millions jackpot soars to $454 million on July 5, 2016

Mega Millions jackpot soars to at least $454 million

Mega Millions jackpot soars to at least $454 million. The enormous jackpot is sparking an uptick in ticket buying — pumping even more dough into the money pot. Last Friday, no one got lucky enough to pick all of the winning numbers: 20, 41, 42, 45, 49, and the Mega 14. So the jackpot jumped to $449 million. Over the long holiday weekend, lottery fever kicked in. By this morning, the jackpot had climbed to $454 million. The jackpot has been rolling since it was hit back in... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot $415 million and still climbing

Mega Millions jackpot $415 million and still climbing today. The jackpot is already the third largest prize in the game’s history. Last Tuesday, no ticket had all of the six lucky numbers: 15, 17, 20, 35, 55, plus the Mega Ball 7. This jackpot has been on a roll for several months. The last time it was hit, March 8,  a man in Seattle, Washington, won a Mega Millions jackpot of $157 million. Someone just might kick off the long Fourth of July holiday weekend with a winning... Read More →

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Huge Mega Millions lottery jackpot at least $390 million

Huge Mega Millions jackpot at least $390 million! The jackpot could leapfrog over the $400 million mark before tonight’s draw closes at 7:45 p.m. This is the largest Mega Millions jackpot to be offer since March 18, 2014. The money pot rolled over last Friday, after no one was lucky enough to pick all of the winning numbers. The hot digits: 11, 14, 54, 63, and the Mega Ball 11. So someone could kick off the long 4th of July weekend with a life changing Mega Millions win... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot rockets to $363 million

Mega Millions jackpot rockets to $363 million and still climbing! The sixth largest Mega Millions jackpot ever is on the line tonight. The jackpot has been rolling, picking up tons of greenbacks, since it was won last March 8. The prize $157 million. Now the jackpot is  millions of dollars richer. The cash value is around $244 million. The jackpot took on more money after no one got all the lucky digits right in Last Tuesday’s draw. Those winning numbers: 6, 13, 21, 49, 50, plus the Mega... Read More →

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Mega Millions lottery jackpot at least $333 million

Mega Millions lottery jackpot at least $333 million tonight! That’s the 7th largest Mega Millions jackpot ever.  That money stash is up for grabs again after no one managed to pick all of the winning numbers in last Friday’s draw. Those lucky digits: 20, 23, 30, 44, 59 and Mega Ball 9. Three tickets did have five of the hot numbers, but not the Mega. They were sold in New Jersey, Rhode Island and in the Golden State. The ticket bought at a Quik Stop in Stockton is... Read More →

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Mega Millions lottery jackpot over $300 million

Mega Millions jackpot over $300 million for tonight’s draw. No one got all six numbers right in last Tuesday’s draw, so the jackpot rolled over to $310 million. Those lucky numbers: 36, 37, 38, 52, 62, and the Mega Ball 6. A ticket with all but the Mega Ball was sold at the Chevron Station 11355 Artesia Boulevard in the Southland city of Cerritos.  That ticket is worth $814,806. This the first time since November of 2014, the lottery jackpot has crashed through the $300 million barrier. If you... Read More →

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SuperLotto Plus ticket bought in Reseda worth 23 million

A Southland lottery ticket holder had an incredible weekend. Someone bought a SuperLotto Plus ticket for last Saturday draw and won the $23 million jackpot!! The ticket was purchased at Food 4 Less 18318 Vanowen Street in Reseda. The bargain grocery retailer will get a $115,000 bonus just for selling that winning ticket. The lucky digits: 3, 4, 27, 30, 40, and the Mega 17. The skies were overcast and temperatures cool, but for that jackpot winning ticket holder the weekend was probably the best ever. The odds of... Read More →

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Powerball jumps to 282 million and climbing

Powerball is on a serious roll. No one ticket held all of last night’s winning numbers, so the jackpot rolled over to $282 million. The cash value: $182.8 million before taxes.  The last time some one hit the Powerball jackpot was back on March 2. A Pennsylvania judge vacationing in Florida won $292,000! So Powerball might be getting ready to make another payout. Saturday’s winning numbers:  19, 35, 46, 59, 62, and the Powerball red number 13. The next draw is this coming Wednesday, April... Read More →

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Top winning Fantasy 5 lottery ticket sold in Burbank

  Someone’s fantasy of holding a winning lottery ticket has come true in Burbank. Yesterday’s top winning Fantasy 5 ticket was sold at U. M . Liquor 401 North Victory Boulevard. That ticket is worth $71, 819. That lucky ticket has all of the winning digits: 11, 18, 23, 32, 39. U.M. Liquor owner, Baldev Singh, was proudly telling his customers about the winning ticket this morning. Singh says the store has had “a lot of small winners,” but considers this a big deal. Singh, who has... Read More →

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Winning SuperLotto Plus ticket sold in Glendale

A California lottery winner scored big in nearby Glendale. Someone bought a really lucky SuperLotto Plus ticket for last Wednesday’s draw at Mission Wine and Spirits 825 West Glenoaks Boulevard . It is not a jackpot winner, but it has all of the correct numbers except the Mega. That means it’s worth $33, 317. Those hot numbers are 2, 17, 24, 31, 41 and the Mega 15. They are pretty excited about selling the winning ticket at Mission Wine and Spirits. Apparently this is a lucky... Read More →

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Record $1.6 billion Powerball nets California winners

Several California players woke up this morning as  major Powerball winners. The biggest winner is the holder of a ticket sold at the 7-Eleven, 4092 Chino Hills Parkway, in Chino Hills, which hit the jackpot with all of the correct numbers in yesterday’s draw. Those rich digits: 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and the red Powerball 10. Two other tickets, one in Florida and the another in Tennessee, matched all of those numbers as well. They’ll share the record-breaking $1.6 billion jackpot. California had a... Read More →

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Powerball leaps the one billion dollar mark

Millions of dreamers threw down tons of money for Powerball tickets, but none came up with the winning numbers in yesterday’s draw. Those multi-million dollar digits: 16, 19, 32, 34, 57, and the red Powerball 13. Saturday’s jackpot, nearly 950 million, rolled over and leaped the jaw-dropping one billion mark. Right now, the jackpot stands at $1.3 billion and yes, it will most likely go higher as the ticket buying frenzy gets underway for the next draw. The jackpot is still up for grabs, but some California players... Read More →

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Photo: FLLewis / Media City G -- Powerball jackpot hits $900 million on January 9, 2016

Powerball jackpot surges to at least $900 million

  As Powerball fever sweeps the nation, the jackpot for that lottery game has surged to $900 million. It could near one billion dollars by the time of tonight’s draw at 7 :59 p.m. That’s the riches lottery jackpot in U.S. history. The chances of winning the big prize is one in 293 million. The odds of winning some kind of prize is one in 25. So there are winners. Last Wednesday, no one scored the jackpot, but a lucky player did match five of the winning numbers. Those numbers... Read More →

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Powerball ticket worth $424,000 sold in Burbank

No one scored Saturday’s big Powerball jackpot worth at least $344 million, however, some lucky player who bought a ticket for yesterday’s draw in Burbank did win a ton of money. The winning numbers: 5, 6, 15, 29, 42 and the Powerball 10. A ticket with all the numbers except the Powerball was purchased at 7-Eleven 1611 West Olive Avenue in the Media City. That ticket will payout $424, 422 — a great kick off to the new year for someone. Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot ballooned to at... Read More →

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Mega millions jackpot balloons to $233 million

No one hit the jackpot in last Tuesday’s Mega Millions draw, but one California player came pretty close. Charles Messenger, a computer administration employee in Salinas, matched all the winning numbers, except the Mega Ball. That lucky ticket is worth $2.7 million. Messenger bought 20 $1 quick picks at Star Market 1275 South Main Street in Salinas last Sunday and one of them made him a millionaire, according to a California lottery news release. Tuesday’s winning numbers are 1, 39, 52, 69, 72, and the Mega Ball 12. The... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot leaps to at least $214 million

The Mega Millions jackpot is stuffed with a lot of green after leaping to $214 million! It happened after no one ticket held all of the winning numbers in last Friday’s draw. Those hot  digits: 3, 14, 15, 25, 48, and the Mega Ball 8. Another chance to grab that big jackpot comes up in tonight’s draw. You have until 7:45 p.m. to buy those Mega Millions lottery tickets.  

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Mega Millions lottery jackpot nears $200 million

The Mega Millions jackpot is on a major roll. No ticket had all of last night’s winning number, so the money pot took a tumble to $194 million. Tuesday’s hot digits are 10, 12, 21, 29 , 65 and the Mega Ball 10 The jackpot has been rolling along, picking up millions, since it was hit for $58 million last March 24 by a group of New York workers. The next draw is this Friday, May 22.  

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Web Buzz: Starbucks hacked, Rihanna’s deal, and more

The Web is buzzing with reports that Starbucks has been hacked. Some U.S.  customers are saying they’ve been ripped off hundreds of dollars and are blaming a Starbucks mobile app. Apparently, hackers have been able to gain access to victim’s reward cards. However, Starbucks is denying its app is the source of the hack. Details at CNBCStarbucks ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos is in hot water for not disclosing a hefty donation to the Clintons’ charitable foundation. Stephanopoulos is now apologizing for... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot hits $246 million & $326 million jackpot winner goes public

The Mega Millions jackpot has ballooned to $246 million for tonight’s draw, but that’s not the lottery story getting the most media chatter. In the media spotlight right now, a retired New York school principal who won the November 4 , 2014 jackpot of $326 million! Yeah, the odds of winning are long — but someone does WIN! Yesterday a big ceremony in New York for retired 80 year-old elementary school principal, Harold Diamond, who won the Mega Millions $326 million jackpot. Diamond credits his wife Carol, who... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot is at least $221 million!

A colossal Mega Millions jackpot is up for grabs!. The enormous money pot is at least $221 million — but could be even richer by tonight’s draw. The jackpot has been on a roll since November 4 when it was hit for $326 million. Will it go that high again? Hey, only Lady Luck knows. Since the Mega Millions game began in 2002, 11 jackpots have been won in January.  In fact, since 2005 someone has scored a Mega Millions jackpot in January. So if you feel... Read More →

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End of the year Mega Millions jackpot at least $172 million

The Mega Millions lottery game is ending the year with a huge jackpot!  That money pot is stuffed with at least $170 million after no one had the winning numbers in yesterday’s day after Christmas draw. Those lucky numbers: 2,5,10,20,38 and the Mega Ball 14. The last time someone scored the big win in this game was back on November 4, when a single ticket bought in New York won a $326 million jackpot. The last chance to win a Mega Millions jackpot in 2014 is... Read More →

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Two winning SuperLotto tickets in Arcadia, one worth $24 million

Lottery luck struck twice at the same retailer in Arcadia over the weekend. Two winning SuperLotto Plus tickets for last Saturday’s draw were purchased at the Golden Donut Place 104 East Foothill Boulevard  in Arcadia. One ticket hit the jackpot and is worth $24 million. The second ticket, got all but the Mega Ball correct, and will pay out $10, 866. Three other tickets, bought in California,  in that SuperLotto draw got five of the numbers right, but missed the Mega Ball. Here are those winning digits: 5, 7, 21, 31,... Read More →

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