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.

Monday Powerball

Monday Powerball

Wednesday May 5, 2021

Powerball players will get a new chance to win on Monday nights starting this summer. The iconic lottery will launch a third weekly draw for the first time in August, joining the current lineup of Wednesday and Saturday.

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Idaho to Keep Playing Powerball After August

Idaho to Keep Playing Powerball After August

Thursday April 22, 2021

Idaho Powerball players have welcomed an announcement that their state will continue participating in the popular lottery game, as the previous end date of August 23, 2021 was scrapped.

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$1.05 Billion Mega Millions Prize Claimed by MI Lottery Club

$1.05 Billion Mega Millions Prize Claimed by MI Lottery Club

Sunday March 14, 2021

Four very lucky Michigan lottery players have stepped forward to claim the $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot they won in January. It's the biggest prize ever hit in the state and the third-highest ever in US lottery history.

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DC Man is Powerball First Millionaire of the Year

DC Man is Powerball First Millionaire of the Year

Friday January 1, 2021

2021 has gotten off to a one-of-a-kind start for a lucky DC Powerball player, who became the game's First Millionaire of the Year live on the Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest TV broadcast.

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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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New Powerball Draw Show Debuts Wednesday

Sunday, September 27, 2020

First Mega Millions Jackpot Win for Wisconsin

Wednesday, September 16, 2020