Powerball and Mega Millions News

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Who Will Be Powerball’s First Millionaire of the Year for 2023?

Who Will Be Powerball’s First Millionaire of the Year for 2023?

Tuesday September 27, 2022

The ‘Powerball First Millionaire of the Year’ promotion will see a player bring in 2023 in the grandest of styles by winning $1 million live on television.

Illinois Winners Beat Deadline To Claim Mega Millions Cash Sum

Illinois Winners Beat Deadline To Claim Mega Millions Cash Sum

Friday September 23, 2022

The Illinois winners of the $1.3 billion Mega Millions jackpot from July have come forward in time to claim the money as a lump sum payment. It is the third-largest prize in lottery history and the players have taken the option to stay anonymous.

$1.3 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot Goes To Illinois

$1.3 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot Goes To Illinois

Monday August 1, 2022

Mega Millions players in Illinois have been urged to check their tickets after someone in the state won a jackpot of $1.337 billion in the latest drawing on Friday, July 29.

$790 Million Mega Millions Jackpot is 3rd-Highest Ever

$790 Million Mega Millions Jackpot is 3rd-Highest Ever

Sunday July 24, 2022

The Mega Millions jackpot has rocketed to an incredible $790 million after no ticket matched all six numbers to win it on Friday night. The prize has a cash lump sum value of $464.4 million.

Mega Millions Jackpot Soars to $440 Million

Mega Millions Jackpot Soars to $440 Million

Saturday July 9, 2022

The Mega Millions top prize has risen to $440 million ($247.8 million cash option), the 11th-largest jackpot in the game's history and its highest value in nearly 14 months.

Vermont Gets First Powerball Jackpot Win

Vermont Gets First Powerball Jackpot Win

Thursday June 30, 2022

Vermont has its first-ever Powerball jackpot winner, after a single ticket sold in the state scooped the estimated $366.7 million top prize in Wednesday’s draw.