Posted September 29, 2018 at 10:45 PM | Updated September 29, 2018 at 10:45 PM powerball-lottery-live-results-winning-numbers-jackpot.jpg By Jeff Goldman and Bill Duhart/NJ Advance Media for NJ.com The jackpot for Saturday night's Powerball drawing has jumped to $213 million with a cash option of $124.6 million. The drawing will be televised on WABC-7 in New York City and Philadelphia's Fox 29 beginning at 10:59 p.m. NJ.com will publish the winning numbers immediately following the conclusion of the drawing. Wednesday's $195 million drawing didn't produce a jackpot winner, but one ticket sold in Illinois matched five numbers and is worth $1 million. In New Jersey, the biggest prize yielded by a single ticket was $500. Wednesday's winning number's were 1, 2, 7, 30 and 50. The Powerball was 8 and the multiplier was 5x. … [Read more...] about Powerball lottery: Did you win Saturday’s $213M drawing? Live results (9/29/2018)
By Filipa Ioannou Published 11:30 am PDT, Saturday, September 29, 2018 Now Playing: A man became a big lottery winner using fortune cookie numbers. Media: GeoBeats A Pennsylvania man learned that lucky numbers don't expire when he played the lottery using numbers from a years-old fortune cookie and won a million dollars, lottery officials announced Friday. Ronnie Martin of Long Pond, Penn., stopped at a gas station in New Jersey on one of his daily drives to the state for work and bought three lottery tickets one night in July, according to the New Jersey lottery. He played with the numbers from an old fortune cookie because he liked them and wanted to stick with them, lottery officials said. LUCKY LADY: California teen wins lottery twice in one week When Martin scanned the tickets the next day to see if he'd won, one displayed a message reading "see clerk." The clerk, Gary, reportedly recognized Ronnie, a regular at the gas station, and told him he must be … [Read more...] about Man plays lottery with fortune cookie lucky numbers, wins $1M
Whew! The latest Mega Millions lottery drawing has a jackpot that's climbed to about a third of a billion dollars. Mega Millions Here are the winning numbers in Friday's drawing: 39-45-52-56-59; Mega Ball: 15; Megaplier: 3X The estimated jackpot for the drawing is $336 million. The cash option is about $195 million. If no one wins, the Mega Millions jackpot will get even bigger for the next drawing. According to the game's official website, the odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350. Players pick six numbers from two separate pools of numbers -- five different numbers from 1 to 70 and one number from 1 to 25 -- or select Easy Pick. A player wins the jackpot by matching all six winning numbers in a drawing. Jackpot winners choose whether to receive 30 annual payments, each five percent higher than the last, or a lump-sum payment. Mega Millions drawings are Tuesdays and Fridays and are offered in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Tickets cost $2 each. … [Read more...] about Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday’s $336 million lottery jackpot?
Posted September 28, 2018 at 10:50 PM | Updated September 28, 2018 at 11:02 PM mega-millions-jackpot-drawing-lottery-winning-numbers-336million.png By Jeff Goldman and Chris Sheldon | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com More than nine weeks have passed without anyone hitting the Mega Millions jackpot, pushing the top prize for Friday's drawing up to $336 million. The winning numbers are: 39, 45, 52, 56, 59. The Mega Ball drawn was 15. The cash option was worth $195 million. If someone win's Friday night's drawing, it would be the 32nd largest prize in U.S. lottery history. The drawing will be televised at 10:59 p.m. on WABC-7 in New York City and Fox 29 in Philadelphia. Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing again didn't result in a jackpot winner, but one ticket sold in Ronkonkoma, New York matched five numbers plus the Mega Ball and is worth $1 million. The winning numbers were 8, 16, 32, 48, and 61. The Mega Ball drawn was 12 and the Megaplier was 2X. … [Read more...] about Mega Millions lottery: Did you win Friday’s $336M drawing? Live results (9/28/2018)
Katie Fretland Memphis Commercial Appeal Published 5:52 PM EDT Sep 28, 2018 Someone won a million dollars from an instant game ticket bought at the Collierville Express Market, the Tennessee Lottery announced Friday. "For the fourth time this month—and the third time in a just a week—a Tennessee Lottery player has won one million dollars," spokeswoman Kym Gerlock said in an email. "Today’s lucky million-dollar-winner won from a $1 Million Madness instant game ticket purchased from Collierville Express Market, 100 Hwy. 72, in Collierville. This is the 249th ticket worth $1 million or more sold since the Tennessee Education Lottery began selling tickets on Jan. 20, 2004." Gerlock said the winner is from Bartlett. This story will be updated. … [Read more...] about Collierville Express Market sells $1 million winning Tennessee Lottery ticket