Lottery Sales Heat Up Ahead Of Mega Millions DrawingStrong sales sent the Mega Millions jackpot soaring to $361 million for Tuesday night's drawing. It's the largest Mega Millions prize since a $393 million drawing last August.
Drawing Held, But No Winning Tickets Sold; Powerball Jackpot Soars To $475 MilThe next drawing will be held Saturday, with a cash value of $302.4 million, lottery officials said.
Officials: New Yorkers Spent Record $9.1-Billion On State Lotto In 2012State officials say New York gamblers plunked down a record $9.1 billion on state-sanctioned lottery games in 2012.
Police In Nassau County Warning Residents Of Lotto ScamAt least twice in Nassau County, residents have received phone calls or letters congratulating them on winning a big lottery jackpot, but police detective Vincent Garcia says it's all a big scam.
Prospect Of Online Lottery Sales Worries NJ ShopsThe proposal has raised eyebrows in convenience stores, where lottery machines hum throughout the day printing Pick 3, Pick 4, Jersey Cash 5, Pick 6 Lotto, Powerball and Mega Millions tickets.
Are You The Lucky Winner Of The $355 Million Jackpot?Lottery players in the tri-state area got the chance to vie for the seventh-largest lottery prize in U.S. history on Tuesday, a $355 million Mega Millions jackpot -- or about $208 million if taken as a lump sum.
Bayside Man Wins Lottery For LifeScott Margolin thanked his taste for French Vanilla coffee for his windfall.
NY Lotto: MasterCard Users Paying Illegal FeesSpokeswoman Jennifer Givner said that since June 1, MasterCard users have been billed as if they were taking cash advances.
Queens DA: Clerk Tried To Steal $14 Million Lotto TicketA criminal investigation has been launched against an alleged Lotto ticket scammer. The Queens district attorney said Friday someone tried to cheat a $14 million lottery winner out of his prize money.