Officials said the agency pulled in about $2.6 billion in the last fiscal year. That’s $31.5 million more than the previous year, and marks the fourth straight year with sales over $2.5 billion.
They are teachers, secretaries, janitors, and a couple lunch ladies at Elmont Memorial High School on Long Island, where 110 employees will share a $1 million Powerball prize.
Tonight’s jackpot is the largest prize since the multi-state lottery raised the cost of a ticket to $2.
Three Connecticut money managers awarded a $254 million Powerball jackpot say there’s no fourth participant despite a claim they’re covering for a winner who wants to stay anonymous.
It may have taken three weeks but the winners of the largest lottery jackpot in Connecticut history have finally come forward.
Lottery officials have launched a statewide billboard campaign calling on folks to check their tickets.They’re also using lottery display screens to urge players to check their tickets and the winner to come forward.
With the winning ticket having been sold in Fairfield County, speculation is rampant as to who the big winner is.
Although hundreds of thousands are still in the dark following Saturday’s freak Nor’easter, there is a bright light at the end of the tunnel for someone in Connecticut.
The New York Lottery’s Yolanda Vega awarded the $202 million prize to 20 Costco employees at the Melville store where they all work.
The Powerball lottery had just one winning ticket in Wednesday night’s drawing, worth $202 million, and 20 employees of the Costco in Melville will share in the lucrative prize.
Rikers Island corrections worker Garina Fearon said she plans on using the money to help family members in Jamaica and send her two daughters to private school.