One single ticket in Florida has beaten the odds by matching the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million.
The New Jersey winner of a $338 million Powerball jackpot says his first priority will be helping his family.
Days after a $338 million Powerball drawing, it's a good time to remember that the sudden gains of a lottery windfall can be fleeting. Just ask Sharon Tirabassi.
The holder of a single ticket, sold in New Jersey, has won Saturday's $338 million Powerball lottery drawing.
Cross your fingers: Saturday's Powerball drawing could win somebody $600 million or more. But before the numbers are drawn, let's review some real-world lottery facts.
The second winner of the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot is a 37-year-old electronics industry professional who grew up in a modest home in Pennsylvania and moved to an affluent Phoenix suburb last year before striking it rich in the lotto.
The holder of a winning lottery ticket bought in Arizona has come forward to claim half of the record $587.5 million Powerball lottery jackpot, the Arizona lottery said on Friday. The unidentified ticket holder shares the huge prize in the November 29 draw with a Missouri couple who claimed their prize a week ago.
The new retiree has a lot in common with a lottery winner. But there is at least one major difference. If you buy a lottery ticket, you have a miniscule chance of winning. If you contribute to your retirement account, you're bound to win.
A 52-year-old Missouri mechanic and his wife claimed their share Friday of the record $588 million Powerball jackpot. Mike and Cindy Hill are taking the lump sum option, which means that after taxes, they will receive about $136.5 million.
Lottery officials in Missouri verified its state's winning Powerball ticket after it was presented to them late Thursday. The Arizona winner had yet to come forward, but has 180 days to do so.
The search is on for the country's newest multimillionaires, the holders of two tickets that matched all six numbers to claim a record $588 million Powerball jackpot. The winning tickets were sold at a convenience store in suburban Phoenix and a gas station just off Interstate 29 in a small northwestern Missouri town.
Two lucky tickets -- one sold in Arizona and another in Missouri -- will split the largest Powerball jackpot ever. The numbers drawn Wednesday night for the $587.5 million prize were 5, 16, 22, 23, 29. The Powerball was 6. Winners have not yet come forward with either ticket.
For the winners of the $500 million Powerball jackpot, past winners of mega-lottery drawings have some sound financial advice: Stick to a budget, invest wisely, learn to say no and be prepared to lose friends while riding an emotional roller-coaster of joy, anxiety, guilt and distrust.
The historic Powerball jackpot boosted to $500 million on Tuesday was all part of a plan lottery officials put in place early this year to build jackpots faster, drive sales and generate more money for states that run the game. Their plan appears to be working.
Sandra Hayes of St. Louis has settled into a version of her life that she would have called a fantasy just six years ago. But it's easy to see this Powerball winner hasn't let the money change her.
On Friday night, a Mega Millions jackpot of more than $500 million is in the offing. Somebody may win big. Now, the only guaranteed winners of lotteries are state treasuries. But we're betting you're more interested in your own odds of winning a lottery, and where the payouts are best.
A trio of wealth managers from Greenwich, one of the most affluent towns in America, claimed a Powerball jackpot worth more than a quarter of a billion dollars Monday off a $1 ticket.
When Robert Thibodaux Sr. went to buy his weekly lottery tickets at the end of October, he planned to spend $5, but the clerk accidentally added the powerplay option, costing him $2 more. The result: a $1 million payday.