Lottery

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

Powerball Tickets BIG DL

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

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

Powerball tickets (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Unclaimed Winning NJ Lottery Tickets Set To Expire

All New Jersey Lottery tickets expire one year from the date of the drawing.

11/01/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Big Lottery Jackpots & 1010 WINS: Perfect Together

Unlike many news organization which fill their pages and air with politicians, public officials and self-serving lawyers, 1010 WINS has always gone out of its way to give voice to the people of the metropolitan area.

09/20/2013

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