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.

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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Florida Winner Claims $168.5 Million, State's 14th Powerball Jackpot

Florida Winner Claims $168.5 Million, State's 14th Powerball Jackpot

Wednesday September 9, 2020

William Kruger of Lantana in Palm Beach County is the lucky winner of the $168.5 million Powerball jackpot from August 12, The Florida Lottery has announced. The top prize is the 14th won in the Sunshine State.

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Could You Be the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year 2021?

Could You Be the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year 2021?

Wednesday September 2, 2020

One lucky lottery player will have the once-in-a-lifetime experience of winning $1 million just minutes into the New Year as the Powerball First Millionaire of the Year of 2021.

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$2 Million Powerball Ticket Bought At Virginia Gas Station

$2 Million Powerball Ticket Bought At Virginia Gas Station

Friday August 21, 2020

One Powerball ticket holder in Virginia woke up $2 million richer on Thursday morning after they matched five numbers to hit the game’s second prize. The winner’s decision to add Power Play to their ticket paid off, as it doubled the $1 million payout they would have got without it.

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