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Drawing Held, But No Winning Tickets Sold; Powerball Jackpot Soars To $475 Mil

The next drawing will be held Saturday, with a cash value of $302.4 million, lottery officials said.

05/15/2013

Powerball poster, May 12, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

No Winner In Powerball Drawing; $350 Million Up For Grabs On Wednesday

People were out Sunday morning buying tickets to try to cash in.

05/12/2013

Bear hunters pose with a black bear that they killed at Waywayanda State Park. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bear Hunting Bill Clears House Committee In Connecticut

A bill creating a new lottery for bear hunting licenses cleared a key Connecticut legislative committee Wednesday, despite some objections about whether such hunting is appropriate.

03/27/2013

State lottery officials announce the winning $338M Powerball ticket was sold at a Passaic liquor store (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

N.J. Liquor Store: Owner Of Winning $338M Powerball Ticket Comes Forward

Late Monday afternoon 44-year-old Pedro Quezada walked into the Eagles Liquor in Passaic, N.J., and checked to see if he had the sole winning ticket for Saturday’s $338.3 million Powerball drawing.

03/25/2013

A Powerball lottery ticket (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Winning $338 Million Powerball Ticket Bought In New Jersey

The New Jersey Lottery said Sunday that details about the winning ticket would be released Monday, declining to reveal where it had been purchased and whether anyone had immediately come forward. It was the sixth largest jackpot in history.

03/24/2013

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$320-Million On The Line In Saturday Night’s Powerball Drawing

Neil Watson with the Nebraska Lottery says the current estimated jackpot of $320 million seems to be holding strong. The lump-sum cash option is $198.3 million.

03/23/2013

A New York Lottery retailer on Staten Island displays the Powerball jackpot - Nov. 28, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Most Charges Dropped In Alleged Rockland County Lottery Con

Three men accused of trying to con a Guatemalan immigrant into sharing a $3 million lottery jackpot are off the hook after Rockland County prosecutors agreed to drop most of the case.

02/16/2013

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Mega Millions Ticket Worth $65.7M Sold At Orange, NJ Deli

The overall jackpot was $89 million, but the purchaser gets less because they chose the cash option in matching five numbers and the Mega Ball.

01/28/2013

$14 Million NY Lottery winner

Officials: New Yorkers Spent Record $9.1-Billion On State Lotto In 2012

State officials say New York gamblers plunked down a record $9.1 billion on state-sanctioned lottery games in 2012.

01/05/2013

FILE - Mega Millions lottery ticket forms at a convenience store (Credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Check Your Numbers! 3 Winning Lottery Tickets Worth $700K Sold In NJ Set To Expire

Two Mega Millions tickets are each worth $250,000 and a $200,000 Powerball ticket was bought on Christmas Eve at Milleries Food Market in Mount Holly.

12/06/2012

Richard Nogid (credit: NY State Police)

Police: GM Stole More Than $25K In Lottery Tickets From Rite-Aid

Richard Nogid, the general manager of Rite Aid in Shirley, was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny in the 3rd-degree after an investigation started by Rite Aid Corp., police said.

12/06/2012

A Powerball lottery ticket (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Tickets Sold In Arizona And Missouri Win Record Powerball Jackpot

A lottery official said late Wednesday that the jackpot increased to $579.9 million by the time of the drawing, making the cash option $379.8 million.

11/29/2012

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

Winning Numbers Drawn For $580 Million Powerball Jackpot

The largest jackpot in Powerball’s history, has rolled over 16 times without a winner.

11/28/2012

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

Huge Sales Push Powerball Jackpot To $500 Million

Huge tickets sales nationwide boosted the top prize from $425 million to $500 million for Wednesday’s drawing.

11/27/2012

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Did You Win? Powerball Numbers Drawn For $320 Million Jackpot

Earlier in the day, dreamers hoping to become a multi-millionaire hit stores across the Tri-State Area, playing and thinking of what they’d do with the money if they win.

08/15/2012

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