With a jackpot of over a half billion dollars and growing, ticket sales for the $540 million Mega Million lottery drawing are spiking. The lump sum cash equivalent would instantly establish a lucky ticket holder with a greater net worth than actors Will Smith ($188 million) and Leonardo DiCaprio ($200... more »
JEFFERSON, Ohio (AP) - A lottery official says a winning ticket for the Mega Millions lottery jackpot worth $99 million has been sold at a gas station in northeastern Ohio.
Ohio Lottery spokeswoman Marie Kildane says the winning jackpot ticket for Friday's drawing was sold at Speedway in Jefferson,... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - A New York lottery official says a winning ticket for the Mega Millions lottery jackpot worth $312 million has been sold at a variety store in Albany, N.Y.
New York Lottery spokeswoman Carolyn Hapeman says the winning jackpot ticket for Friday's drawing was sold at... more »
Looking for an easy win?
Well, tonight might be your night if you by a ticket for the $312 million dollar Mega Millions jackpot scheduled for this evening's drawing.
Tonya Caudill, manager of the Acorn gas station on the corner of 8th Street and Cimarron in Colorado Springs says,... more »
Coloradans spent nearly $2.5 million on tickets for Tuesday's $355 million Mega Millions drawing. The largest payout for any ticket bought in Colorado was $250,000. Much of the revenue from sales of Mega Millions tickets and all other Colorado Lottery games goes back into communities in the form of projects... more »
Thousands of Coloradans bought Mega Millions tickets for a chance at Tuesday's $355 million jackpot. Many will buy tickets for tonight's Powerball and Lotto drawings, too. Where does all the money from those ticket sales go? Balanced Coverage tonight on News First 5. more »
There's a new game in town, promising millions, if your luck is right. It looks and acts like Powerball, but it isn't.
Take a look at the differences among the three Colorado Lottery drawings:
Mega Millions jackpots start at 12 million.
Powerball jackpots start at 20 million.... more »
The Colorado Lottery Commission approved the sale of the Mega Millions Jackpot game in Colorado at its monthly meeting Wednesday morning. The game, which is now being offered in 35 jurisdictions nationwide, could begin selling in Colorado in mid-May.
"We believe Mega Millions will complement our current line-up of... more »
A 25-year-old convenience store clerk pocketed a customer's $1 million winning lottery ticket, claimed the prize and skipped town, possibly back to his native Nepal, authorities said.
Pankaj Joshi took 67-year-old Willis Willis' winning Mega Millions megaplier ticket after Willis asked Joshi in May to check whether any of... more »