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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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Feeling lucky? Mega Millions jackpot hits $253 million

Feeling Lucky? If so, you might want to pick up a Mega Millions lottery ticket. That lottery jackpot will be at least $253 million tonight — the eight largest in the Mega Millions game in the past five years. The jackpot got pumped with a new batch of millions after no ticket had all of the winning numbers in last Friday’s draw. The May 29 winning numbers are 20, 27, 38, 49 and 66, and the Mega Ball 2. The Mega Millions jackpot has been on a... 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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Mega Millions ticket sold in Southland worth nearly a million bucks!

The Mega Millions jackpot is on a money roll just in time to make some lucky ticket holder’s holiday really special. No one ticket held all of the winning numbers from Last Friday’s draw. Those digits: 2, 31, 46, 58, 65, and the Mega Ball 7. However, a ticket bought in the Southland has all but the Mega number and it’s worth $928,084. Not a million bucks, but enough to rock the world of most folks. The ticket was sold at  the 7-ELeven 3975 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. Meanwhile,... Read More →

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$326 million jackpot won in New York — CA ticket scores $597,933

Someone who bought a ticket in New York is the latest Mega Millions lottery jackpot winner. The winning ticket was a quick pick. It had all of the lucky numbers in the election night  draw: 9, 15, 24, 39, 41, and the Mega Ball 1. The jackpot was a hefty $321 million, but lottery fever pushed it up to $326 million. It’s one of the largest jackpots ever in that game. The game was not a total bust for California. A ticket bought in... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot soars to $321 million– two CA tickets win $604, 409

Money, money, money!  The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is stuffed with, you guessed it, millions of dollars! No one ticket had all of the winning numbers in last Friday’s draw. Those very hot digits: 11, 29, 36, 58, 67, and the Mega Ball 15. The jackpot rolled over to $321 million — the 8th largest Mega Millions jackpot ever! It wasn’t all bad news in the Halloween draw. There were several tickets with five of the winning numbers — two  sold in the Golden State. One... Read More →

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No trick Mega Millions lottery jackpot nearing $300 million

No trick, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot is nearing $300 million.  No one ticket had all of the winning numbers in last night’s draw. Those big money digits: 3, 50, 57, 58, 60 and the Mega Ball 11. The jackpot rolled over to $284 million. Lottery fever could push that money pot beyond the $300 million milestone by the time of the next draw this Friday — Halloween. Yeah, someone could score a major treat on that spooky holiday with some lucky Mega Millions numbers.

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Mega Millions jackpot skyrockets to $252 million

The Mega Millions jackpot is huge! It  skyrocketed to $252 million after no ticket held all of the winning numbers in last Friday’s draw. Those lucky digits: 2, 14, 21, 28, 55 and the Mega Ball 3. The jackpot is the 16th largest ever for the Mega Millions lottery game. The jackpot has been on a roll since August 22, when a  Riverside County man won $180 million! Will another Southlander win a fortune in next Tuesday’s draw? Stay tuned.

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Mega millions jackpot balloons to $200 million

Mega Millions jackpot has ballooned to $200 million after no ticket had all of the winning numbers in last night’s draw. This is the first time since last February, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot has reached that money milestone. The last time the jackpot was hit happened back August, when it stood at $180 million. A Riverside man won that motherload. The lucky Friday digits: 21, 31, 43, 56, 60 and the Mega 12. One California ticket has all of those numbers except the... Read More →

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Will another Southlander win the $180 million Mega Millions jackpot?

The Mega Millions jackpot has hit $180 million and appears to be headed for the $200 million mark. No lottery ticket had all of last night’s winning numbers: 11, 37, 46, 64, 68, and the Mega 15. However, someone who bought a ticket at the North Hollywood 7-Eleven, 7568 Lankershim Boulevard, came pretty close to scoring a jackpot win. The North Hollywood ticket has all of the winning numbers, except the Mega Ball. It’s worth $255,171. Four other tickets, two in New York and one in Missouri and Washington matched... Read More →

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