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Leroy Beckford receives an over-sized check for $11.5-million. (Credit: CBS 2)

Retired Bronx Taxi Driver Scores Big With $11.5 Million Lottery Win

Beckford, a retired taxi driver from the Bronx has hearing problems and cataracts, but what he doesn’t have is a care in the world now that he is the newest jackpot winner.

08/12/2014

The Endreson family at a news conference on July 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

17 Siblings In Ocean County, NJ Share $20 Million Pick-6 Lottery Jackpot

There’s one family in New Jersey that probably won’t be squabbling over money anytime soon.

07/25/2014

A man fills out his numbers for Mega Millions lottery tickets.  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Winning Mega Millions Tickets Split $400 Million Jackpot

Lottery officials said Wednesday that the tickets were sold in Florida and Maryland.

03/19/2014

A man fills out his numbers for Mega Millions lottery tickets.  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mega Millions Jackpot Swells To $400 Million; 3rd Largest In Game’s History

Tuesday’s jackpot is now the third largest in jackpot in the multistate lottery game’s history. It will also be the sixth largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

03/18/2014

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Lottery Hopefuls Lining Up For Chance At $353M Mega Millions Jackpot

The latest jackpot has been rolling over since it was last won on Jan. 3, lottery officials said.

03/14/2014

FILE -  A customer purchases a Powerball lottery ticket.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Winning $425M Powerball Ticket Sold In California

The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night were: 1, 17, 35, 49, 54 and a Powerball of 34.

02/20/2014

A man fills out his numbers while waiting to purchase Powerball tickets in Manhattan.   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Powerball Jackpot Hits $425.3 Million

Wednesday’s Powerball drawing has rolled over 15 times since December and will be the fourth-biggest Powerball jackpot and sixth-highest lottery prize of all time.

02/19/2014

A machine prints a Mega Millions lottery ticket.  (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

2 Winning Tickets In $636M Mega Millions Drawing

The two winning Mega Millions tickets were sold in California and Georgia, lottery officials said Wednesday.

12/18/2013

Clerk Abdulwali Mohamed Osaim sells Mega Millions lottery tickets at a convenience store in Manhattan. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

At Least 1 Winning Ticket Sold For $636 Mega Millions Prize

California Lottery officials say a ticket sold in San Jose matches all six numbers. It was unclear Tuesday night if there were any other winning tickets.

12/17/2013

Mega Millions lottery ticket forms at a convenience store in New York. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs To $586 Million

Lottery officials say ticket sales are ahead of projections, one of the primary factors pushing the jackpot higher.

12/16/2013

Mega Millions lottery ticket forms at a convenience store in New York. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brisk Sales Boost Mega Millions Jackpot To $425M

It is the second-largest Mega Millions jackpot ever, trailing only a $656 million jackpot won in March 2012, and the fifth largest lottery jackpot of any kind in U.S. history.

12/13/2013

Brighton Beach deli where sole winning $130.3 million Powerball ticket was sold. (credit: CBS 2)

Sole Winning $130.3 Million Powerball Ticket Sold At Brighton Beach Deli

The winning ticket was purchased at Rocco’s Bakery and Deli in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn. The deli will get $10,000 for selling the winning ticket.

11/18/2013

Pedro Quezada (credit: CBS 2)

Former Girlfriend Sues New Jersey Powerball Winner

Pedro Quezada ended up walking away with more than $150 million when he was the sole winner of the multi-state lottery in March.

11/12/2013

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$400M Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In SC

Lottery officials said early Thursday that the ticket was sold at the Murphy USA station in Lexington . The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night were 7-10-22-32-35 with the Powerball of 19.

09/19/2013

Man fills out numbers for Powerball tickets. (Mario Tama/Getty Images News)

Numbers Drawn For $317-Million Powerball Jackpot

Ticket sales were brisk on Saturday as people made their bid for the eighth largest jackpot in Powerball history, CBS 2 reported.

09/15/2013

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