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.

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 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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New Powerball Draw Show Debuts Wednesday

Sunday, September 27, 2020

First Mega Millions Jackpot Win for Wisconsin

Wednesday, September 16, 2020