Powerball and Mega Millions News

Get the latest Powerball and Mega Millions news right here. Find out about all the major events from both of these multi-state lotteries, whether it is a jackpot being claimed, a big upcoming draw or news about changes to either game. View the headlines below and select a story to read more.

$699.8 Million Powerball Prize Hit in CA

$699.8 Million Powerball Prize Hit in CA

Tuesday October 5, 2021

A very lucky Powerball player in California will wake up this morning $699.8 million better off, after the single ticket hit the fifth-biggest jackpot in the game's history. The win is also notable for being the first top prize won in the new Monday draw, and the seventh-highest ever American lottery win.

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$432 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Ticket Sold in New York

$432 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Ticket Sold in New York

Thursday September 23, 2021

A single Mega Millions ticket sold at a New York pizzeria won the almost half-billion dollar jackpot on Tuesday - now that's a lot of dough!

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Mega Millions Jackpot Won in Illinois

Mega Millions Jackpot Won in Illinois

Wednesday June 9, 2021

A Mega Millions player in Illinois became an instant multimillionaire last night after a single ticket sold in Crestwood hit the game's $56 million top prize in Tuesday's drawing.

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$285.6 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Florida

$285.6 Million Powerball Ticket Sold in Florida

Sunday June 6, 2021

One Florida Powerball player is waking up millions of dollars better off, after a single ticket sold in Jacksonville won the entire $285.6 million jackpot last night. It's the 16th time the Sunshine State has taken the game's top prize.

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Maryland Group Claims $731.1 Million Powerball Win

Maryland Group Claims $731.1 Million Powerball Win

Thursday May 27, 2021

After four months of suspense, a very lucky group of Maryland Lottery players have come forward to claim a record $731.1 million Powerball jackpot they won in January. It's the biggest prize in the state's history as well as the sixth-highest US lottery prize and fourth-largest Powerball jackpot of all time.

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Monday Powerball

Monday Powerball

Wednesday May 5, 2021

Powerball players will get a third weekly chance to win on Monday nights starting this summer. The iconic lottery will launch the new draw in August, joining the current lineup of Wednesday and Saturday. An exciting Double Play add-on will also be offered by 13 lotteries.

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New Powerball Draw Show Debuts Wednesday

Sunday, September 27, 2020

First Mega Millions Jackpot Win for Wisconsin

Wednesday, September 16, 2020