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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

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

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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

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‘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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$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

American Deli in Harlem sells Powerball tickets on Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Powerball Players Eyeing $400 Million Prize

Tri-State residents with big dreams are eagerly awaiting Wednesday night’s $400 million Powerball drawing.

09/18/2013

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Powerball Jackpot Reaches $400 Million; Huge Jackpots Become Norm

If it seems that giant lottery jackpots have people lining up at convenience stores more frequently, just wait.

09/17/2013

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Powerball Jackpot To Climb To $400 Million

The Powerball jackpot is expected to swell to an estimated $400 million after no ticket matched all of Saturday’s winning numbers.

09/15/2013

Mega Millions Ticket (credit: CBS 2)

Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Central Jersey Set To Expire

Lottery officials strongly recommend that the ticket holder sign the back of the ticket and immediately contact them. If the ticket holder doesn’t claim their prize by Oct. 5, the ticket will expire.

09/10/2013

The 16 Powerball winners from Ocean County, N.J. (credit: New Jersey Lottery)

‘Ocean’s 16′ Discuss Powerball Windfall

The group of co-workers from the Ocean County Vehicle Maintenance Department held one of three winning tickets in last week’s $448 million Powerball drawing.

08/13/2013

The 16 Powerball winners from Ocean County, N.J. (credit: New Jersey Lottery)

16 Ocean County, N.J. Workers Claim Powerball Prize

After taking the lump-sum payment, each employee will receive about $3.8 million, lottery officials said.

CBS New York–08/12/2013

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