Lottery

A Powerball lottery ticket is printed for a customer at a 7-Eleven store on February 11, 2015 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Texas Tickets Win $564 Million Powerball

Tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said Thursday.

02/12/2015

Lottery hopefuls buy Powerball tickets (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Wednesday’s Powerball Jackpot Grows To $485 Million, 5th Largest Prize In U.S. History

Because of strong sales, lottery officials Tuesday raised the estimated jackpot from $450 million to $485 million.

02/10/2015

Tri-State area residents are hoping to win the $380M Powerball drawing on Feb. 7, 2015 (Credit: Darius Radzius/1010 WINS)

No Winner In $390M Powerball Drawing; Jackpot To Climb To $450M

The next drawing will be Wednesday after no one matched Saturday’s winning numbers.

02/08/2015

Powerball Ticket (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images/File)

No Winner In Wednesday’s Powerball Drawing, Jackpot Soars To $360 Million

There was no winner in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, so the jackpot for Saturday’s drawing is $360 million, according to New York lottery officials.

02/05/2015

Anna Villega (left) and Evelyn Hernandez say they were scammed out of over $10,000 when they put down money for affordable housing units in Inwood. (Credit: CBS2)

Would-Be Renters Lose Thousands In Scam For Affordable Housing In Inwood

Some people were just looking for a place to live in Upper Manhattan, but they ended up falling victim to a scam.

01/19/2015

Winning Mega Millions Numbers

Retired Educator Wins $326M Mega Millions Jackpot, Largest Jackpot In NY History

The winner, a retired educator from Sullivan County, is the sole winner of the Nov. 4 jackpot and is the biggest jackpot winner in state’s history.

01/08/2015

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

Lottery's Jenny Garcia, Emma Duvoll and Yolanda Vega (New York State Gaming Commission)

Bronx Powerball Winner Finds Lucky Numbers In Fortune Cookie

Emma Duvoll, 75, said her son bought Chinese food in Manhattan and when they got home “we opened the cookie and the numbers looked attractive so we played them.”

03/06/2014

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

FILE -- 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

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Search Is On For $1 Million Powerball Winner On Long Island

New York Lottery officials are trying to track down the owner of a $1 million Powerball ticket purchased on Long Island in July.

01/30/2014

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