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.

Michigan Player's Accidental Mega Millions Purchase Won Him $2 Million

Michigan Player's Accidental Mega Millions Purchase Won Him $2 Million

Tuesday November 3, 2020

Most people's mistakes don't lead them to become multimillionaires - but for one Michigan Lottery player, that's exactly what happened last summer when he accidentally bought an extra Mega Millions ticket, leading to a pair of $1 million prizes.

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California Player Claims $22 Million MegaMillions Jackpot

California Player Claims $22 Million MegaMillions Jackpot

Monday October 26, 2020

A California Lottery winner has collected the incredible multimillion-dollar MegaMillions jackpot he scored in July. Douglas Cummings purchased the lucky ticket in Mira Loma, Riverside County.

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NC Former 911 Operator of 31 Years Wins Powerball Prize

NC Former 911 Operator of 31 Years Wins Powerball Prize

Tuesday October 13, 2020

A North Carolina woman who worked as a 911 operator for three decades has hit a $100,000 Powerball win - and had to check she wasn't still dreaming before she believed her good luck.

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New Powerball Draw Show Debuts Wednesday

New Powerball Draw Show Debuts Wednesday

Sunday September 27, 2020

The Powerball draw will get a fresh new look for fall on Wednesday, September 30, including upgraded drawing machines, ball sets and a revamped studio. The record-breaking lottery game itself will remain the same.

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First Mega Millions Jackpot Win for Wisconsin

First Mega Millions Jackpot Win for Wisconsin

Wednesday September 16, 2020

A lucky Wisconsin Lottery player has $119 million reasons to smile this morning after the the Badger State had its historic first Mega Millions jackpot win last night. The winner can enjoy the full amount as an annuity or take the $94.6 million cash lump sum.

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$232 Million South Dakota Powerball Winner Selling Ranch

$232 Million South Dakota Powerball Winner Selling Ranch

Monday September 14, 2020

Neal Wanless was a young cowboy barely making ends meet when he won a $232.1 million Powerball jackpot in 2009. Now the South Dakota resident is selling the nearly-50,000 acre ranch he bought with the winnings.

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