Powerball and Mega Millions News

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Two Tickets Win Mega Millions Jackpot As Powerball Hits $500 Million

Two Tickets Win Mega Millions Jackpot As Powerball Hits $500 Million

Tuesday December 12, 2023

The wait for a big Powerball or Mega Millions winner came to an end on Friday night as two tickets for the latter game - sold at the very same retail location - matched all the numbers. The Mega Millions jackpot was worth $394 million, but Powerball keeps rolling on and has now hit $500 million.

California Wins Again as $1.76 Billion Jackpot Goes to Golden State

California Wins Again as $1.76 Billion Jackpot Goes to Golden State

Thursday October 12, 2023

There were celebrations in California again on Wednesday night as a ticket holder from the state became the latest Powerball billionaire. 

Mega Millions Jackpot Won in Texas

Mega Millions Jackpot Won in Texas

Monday October 9, 2023

In the Friday draw held on October 6 2023, the Mega Millions jackpot was won after having rolled over for several weeks. The grand prize is worth $360 million and it has a cash value of $156.9 million.

$1.20 Billion Powerball Jackpot In Top Three Biggest Prizes

$1.20 Billion Powerball Jackpot In Top Three Biggest Prizes

Tuesday October 3, 2023

After having rolled over 32 times, the Powerball jackpot is still without a winner. No one could match all six winning numbers which were drawn on Monday, therefore the grand prize rose again and reached $1.20 billion.

Biggest Mega Millions Jackpot Claimed by Florida Winner

Biggest Mega Millions Jackpot Claimed by Florida Winner

Wednesday September 27, 2023

On August 8 2023, a single ticket won the largest Mega Millions jackpot of all time, worth $1.602 billion. The winner came forward to claim their prize, but did they go for the cash option or for annuity?

Powerball Jackpot Surges Past $800 Million

Powerball Jackpot Surges Past $800 Million

Tuesday September 26, 2023

Less than three months after a $1 billion payout in California, the Powerball jackpot is rapidly closing in on ten figures once again. The grand prize has already surged past $800 million.