Lotteries

Richard Wahl reacts while speaking during a news conference introducing him as the $533 million Mega Millions jackpot winner at the New Jersey Lottery headquarters, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Trenton, N.J. Wahl hit the winning numbers during the Friday, March 30 drawing on a ticket he bought at a gas station in Riverdale, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 13, 2018 - 3:55 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The winner of a $533 million lottery jackpot wasn't sure he could believe his eyes. So, when his mother called to say someone in his new home state had won it, his response was: It wasn't me Forty-seven-year-old Richard Wahl, of Vernon, New Jersey, was introduced Friday during...
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April 02, 2018 - 2:45 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two lottery prizes together worth almost a billion dollars and sold just 150 miles apart are still waiting to be claimed. The winning ticket for Friday's $521 million Mega Millions drawing was sold at a Lukoil station in Riverdale, New Jersey. Its estimated cash value is $324.6...
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March 31, 2018 - 11:04 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A winning ticket for a giant lottery jackpot estimated at $521 million has been sold in New Jersey. Mega Millions says one winning ticket was sold in Friday night's drawing. The winning numbers were 11, 28, 31, 46, 59 and Mega Ball 1. The New Jersey Lottery said Saturday on...
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March 30, 2018 - 11:26 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Numbers have been drawn for a giant lottery jackpot of at least $521 million. Mega Millions announced Friday night that the winning numbers are 11, 28, 31, 46, 59 and Mega Ball 1. It wasn't yet known whether anyone had bought a winning ticket. The jackpot amount had climbed...
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March 29, 2018 - 1:05 pm
QUEBEC CITY (AP) — A Canadian teenager who purchased her first lottery ticket to celebrate her 18th birthday hit the jackpot and will receive $1,000 Canadian a week for the rest of her life. Charlie Lagarde was celebrating with a bottle of champagne and a $4 scratch-off ticket earlier this month...
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March 19, 2018 - 11:30 am
MANHEIM, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Lottery officials say the winning Powerball ticket worth almost $457 million was sold at a convenience store in Lancaster County. Officials said the ticket was sold at Speedway in Manheim. The store earns a $100,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. It was the...
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March 12, 2018 - 2:56 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A judge ruled Monday that a New Hampshire woman who won a Powerball jackpot worth nearly $560 million can keep her identity private, but not her hometown. Judge Charles Temple noted that the case's resolution rested the state's Right-to-Know law, which governs access to public...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Judge Charles Temple listens to attorney Steven M. Gordon, who represents lottery winner "Jane Doe", during a hearing in the Jane Doe v. NH Lottery Commission case at Hillsborough Superior Court in Nashua, N.H. Temple ruled Monday, March 12, 2018, that the woman who won a Powerball jackpot worth nearly $560 million can keep her identity private, but not her hometown. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool, File)
March 12, 2018 - 2:55 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a judge's ruling that the winner of a Powerball jackpot worth nearly $560 million can keep her identity private(all times local): 2:55 p.m. The New Hampshire Lottery Commission says it respects a judge's decision to let a woman who won a Powerball jackpot worth...
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March 12, 2018 - 1:14 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks drift lower after an early gain NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stocks indexes gave up an early gain and were broadly lower in midday trading on Wall Street. Boeing and other industrial companies fell today, giving back some of the ground they won late last week. Banks were also...
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March 07, 2018 - 2:33 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who won a Powerball jackpot worth nearly $560 million plans to give as much as $50 million to charity as a legal fight to keep her identity private proceeds, her lawyers said Wednesday. The New Hampshire Lottery Commission handed over $264 million — the...
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