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Mega Millions jackpot cracks the $200 million mark

A ton of green up for grabs in the multi-state Mega Millions game — around $224 million! No big jackpot winner in Tuesday’s lottery game, but several players in California got pretty close to nabbing the big one. Four tickets had all of the winning numbers, except the Mega Ball. The winning numbers for the April 27, 2010 game were: 23, 37, 41, 50, 55, and the Mega Ball 6. Each one of those hot lucky tickets with the five winning numbers is worth a cool $167,371. The next Mega Millions drawing... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot grows to $191 million!

 The Mega Millions lottery game is really living up to its name right now. Again, Friday’s game did not produce a winning ticket, so the jackpot rolled over again. It’s now up to at least $191 million! Depending on the number of players who buy tickets for the next game, that jackpot could be even bigger. The winning numbers from the April 23 game: 19, 26, 28, 37, 52, and the Mega ball 18. One ticket sold in California had all the winning numbers except the Mega ball. It’s... Read More →

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Repeat: Mega Millions jackpot rolls over again

Once again no one had a jackpot winning ticket in the Mega Millions game on Tuesday. The jackpot took another roll and is now standing at a staggering $166 million! That kind of money makes you a little dizzy just thinking about it. The winning numbers from the April 20 game: 5, 8, 10, 34, 42 and the Mega ball 25. No jackpot winner, but some Californians did make serious dough off that Mega Millions game. Five tickets sold in the Golden State had all of the winning numbers, except the... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot up to $143 million

How big can the Mega Millions jackpot get? It’s overflowing with money right now. In tonight’s game the jackpot is worth at least $143 million! In last Friday’s game, two tickets bought in California had five of the winning numbers, but not the Mega ball. Each is valued at $201,643. The winning numbers from April 16, 2010: 10,16,31,48,50 and the Mega 44. Tonight’s big drawing is at 8 p.m.

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Mega Millions jackpot soars to $105 million

Another rollover in the Mega Millions game. The jackpot has leaped the 100 million mark and now stands at $105 million for tomorrow’s draw.  A lot of big jackpots in the Mega Millions games lately.  Maybe a Southlander will win it all this time. Players in 35 states, including California, can purchase tickets for the Mega Millions game. For $1 you get to pick five numbers from 1 and 56 and a Mega number from 1 to 46. Or you can let the computer make the selection when you buy a... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $90 million

A ton of money on the line in Friday’s Mega Millions drawing.  No one pick the correct numbers to win the  jackpot last Tuesday, so it rolled over to the April 9, 2010 game. The jackpot is now worth at least $90 millions. Enough to share with a few close friends and still have plenty left to keep you financially comfy for the rest of your days. Sigh, wouldn’t it be grand. Meanwhile, last Tuesday’s game was lucky for one California player who bought a Mega Millions ticket in Bakersfield.... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot at least $40 million today

A hefty Mega Millions jackpot on the line today. The jackpot has rolled over a few times and now stands at $40 million. Players in 35 states are buying tickets for this major lottery. The chances of winning a prize in the Mega Millions game 1-in-40. The odds of hitting the jackpot 1 in 176 million. Those are tough odds, but have you tried to score a good paying job or a mortgage loan modification lately? If so, you know what it’s like trying to win when the odds are looong! ... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot update —winner steps forward with $134 million ticket

A Southland man is rolling in the dough after turning in his winning Mega Millions lottery ticket from last Friday’s game. John Dalkos walked into the Santa Ana lottery office to claim his winnings on Monday. Dalkos’ ticket was originally worth $133 million bucks, but strong ticket sales pushed the value up to $134 million. Dalkos bought his super lucky ticket at Country Donuts, 3200 East Anaheim Street in Long Beach. The winning numbers were 11, 31, 34, 44, 52 and the Mega Ball 32. Not to be left out of the... Read More →

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How high will the Mega Millions jackpot go? Now at $133 million!

The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled over into that ridiculously-rich territory. Again, no one had a jackpot winning ticket in yesterday’s game, so all the money and more is now up for grabs in Friday’s draw. Tuesday’s winning numbers were 9, 12, 47, 48, 56, and the Mega Ball 25. Two lucky tickets bought in California had five winning numbers, but not the Mega Ball. Each is worth $144, 868. The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday, March, 5, 2010.

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Mega Millions jackpot reaches $112 million!

The Mega Millions jackpot has now super-sized to $112 million and could be bigger than that on draw day, Tuesday, March 2, 2010. The winning numbers from last Friday’s game, 4, 14, 29, 54, 56 and the Mega ball was 40. One ticket, sold in California, had the five winning numbers but not the Mega ball. That ticket is worth a cool $247,572. This huge lottery is played in 35 states. It’s the largest multi-state lottery in North America, according to the California Lottery website. The odds of winning the Mega... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot up to at least $83 million!

The Mega Millions jackpot just keeps on growing! In the Friday February 19 drawing, five players picked the five winning numbers, but not the Mega ball: two of those tickets were bought in California, one each in Georgia, Kentucky, and New Jersey. However, no one won the jackpot so the money rolled over into the Tuesday, February 23 game — when the jackpot will be worth at least $83 million. Serious dough!

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Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $68 million

No big winner in Last Tuesday’s $58 million drawing, so the Friday Mega Millions jackpot balloons to $68 million. The winning numbers from Tuesday’s game are 45, 12, 21, 29, 11 and the Mega number of 5. Two lucky players up in the Bay Area came pretty close to winning it all — their tickets had five of the six numbers (not the Mega digit), according to the California Lottery website. The winning tickets were bought in Oakland and Redwood City, California and each is worth $269,594. Not a king’s ransom, but enough to... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot worth at least $56 million tonight & recent winner plans to give millions to charity

If you’re feeling lucky, buying a Mega Millions ticket for tonight’s drawing might be your key to a secure future. The jackpot for the Mega Millions is up to at least $56 million. That’s a lot of money up for grabs. Mega Millions is one of the largest multi-state games with 35 states –including California –involved. The drawing is tonight at 8 p.m. The odds of winning a jackpot are looooong (1 in 176 million), but there are winners. Recently, a Texas man cashed in a Mega Millions ticket worth $144... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot rolls over to $60 million

No big winner in the Mega Millions lottery game last night. Since none of the tickets in that game matched all six numbers, the next jackpot gets pumped up to at least $60 million. You can dream really big when a jackpot leaps the $50 million mark. One ticket bought in California for last night’s drawing picked five numbers, but not the Mega Ball. That ticket is worth $649,916.  Two tickets purchased in the state got four numbers right and the Mega Ball. Each is valued at $24,223. The next drawing for the... Read More →

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Lottery dough: Local guy wins $8 million & millions more up for grabs

 A Highland Park college student is really going green this year. Green as in dollar bills. The Pasadena City College student, who doesn’t want his name released, won the SuperLotto jackpot on Saturday, January 2, 2010, according to the California Lottery website.  The jackpot was worth $8 million bucks. Not the kind of jackpot that draws media attention, but enough financial security for this guy to quit his part time job at an auto parts store and to go to school full time. Oh, the lottery winner... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot grows to over $330 million!

The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is HUGE. No winner in last Tuesday’s drawing so now today’s jackpot has ballooned to over $330 million. This is reportedly the second richest Mega Millions jackpot ever. Mega Millions is the largest multi-state lottery and it includes California. What do you have to do to win? Pick the six winning numbers. The drawing is tonight at 8 p.m.

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Lottery jackpot tops $250 million for tonight’s drawing

   If you’re feeling lucky today, perhaps you should drop some dough on a few Mega Millions tickets. That  lottery jackpot has rolled over 13 times without a winner and now stands at a staggering $252 million.  Mega Millions is played in 12 states including California. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are around one in 176 million. Yeah, pretty long odds, but sooner or later someone’s got to win that jackpot. Mega Millions holds the record for the largest jackpot win, $390 million back on March... Read More →

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