Mega Millions

20-year-old claims $451 million Mega Millions jackpot

Shane Missler, of Port Richey, Florida, was the lone winner of the Jan. 5 jackpot. He elected to take a lump sum payout of $281.2 million, officials …

20-year-old Florida man claims $450 million lottery jackpot

A 20-year-old in Florida has hit the jackpot.<p>State lottery officials said Friday that Shane Missler of Port Richey, a Tampa suburb, came forward to claim the $450 million Mega Millions grand prize, which he won in a drawing one week ago.<p>The Mega Millions jackpot swelled to impressive heights ahead …

Wealth

They Won The $1 Billion Jackpot - Here's What's Next

What would you do if you won $1 billion?<p>If you are one of the two lucky ticket holders who won the lottery last weekend – or you plan to win the lottery in the future – then listen up.<p>Here’s what you need to know and the steps you need to take when you win the lottery.<p><b>$1 Billion in Lottery Prizes</b><p>In …

Entrepreneurship

Winner of $450m Mega Millions jackpot goes into hiding

Someone scooped the $450 million jackpot in the Mega Millions. Imagine that. Four hundred and fifty million.<p>But the winner remains a mystery — no one …

U.S. Virgin Islands

5 things the $450 million Mega Millions winner needs to do

It's not every day you become a multimillionaire. But for one lucky winner in Florida, Friday's Mega Millions drawing just made that <b>unlikely event</b> a …

Money

Author, publisher won't back down on explosive Trump book

Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" portrays the 45th president as a leader who doesn't understand the weight of his office …

Hawaii

Mega Millions Has A Single Winner For Its Massive $450 Million Jackpot, While PowerBall Jumps To $570 Million

A Florida resident is the sole lucky winner of the massive Mega Millions jackpot that was decided on Friday night. The $450 million dollar prize is the fourth-largest in Mega Millions history according to CBS News and stands as the tenth largest across the entire U.S. lottery. The winning numbers …

Wealth

Solo Dolo: Somehow, A Person In The Wretched State Of Florida Bought The Only Winning $450 Million Mega Millions Ticket

<i>Image via Getty</i><p>Sole $450 Million Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Florida<p>Despite all the bad karma circulating through the state of Florida, an …

African-American Culture

Two Mega Millions winning tickets sold in Houston-area

<b>HOUSTON</b> - Two people in the Houston area are the winners of the Mega Millions, the Texas Lottery confirmed.<p>One of the tickets reportedly matched five …

Matched

1 winning ticket sold in New Hampshire for $570-million Powerball jackpot

One Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire has matched all six numbers and will claim a $570-million grand prize.<p>The winning numbers drawn Saturday …

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Mega Millions numbers drawn for fourth largest jackpot in game's history

(Reuters) - Mega Millions numbers were drawn on Friday for estimated an $450 million jackpot, the fourth largest jackpot prize in the game's history, according to the California Lottery.<p>The numbers drawn were 28, 30, 39, 59, 70, 10.<p>The prize is the reported to be the 11th largest in U.S. lottery …

Business

$450 Million: Mega Millions single ticket jackpot winner in Florida

Updated:Saturday, January 6 2018 1:20 AM EST2018-01-06 06:20:37 GMT<p>A father of six and well-known surfer who coached the ocean sport at Coronado …

Camp Pendleton

Weekend Open Forum: You win the lottery - what happens next?

Lottery mania is sweeping the nation. It’s been more than two months since someone won the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, pushing the prizes …

Lotteries

Math Professor Shows How Low Your Odds At Winning Lottery Are

<i>(Getty Images)</i><p>BOSTON (WBZ-AM) -- The Mega Millions jackpot, which has a drawing tonight, has grown to $450 million, while Saturday night's Powerball …

Mathematics

The $570 million Powerball winning numbers are in

Someone is about to be, like, really rich.<p>Maybe.<p>Will that someone be an Oregonian?<p>The odds of victory are slim. An Oregonian last took home a huge …

Powerball

Stressed? Why not take a yoga class with goats

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Saturday, January 6 2018 8:10 AM EST2018-01-06 13:10:13 GMT<p>One down, one to go. After 23 …

Crime

Lottery fever hits US as Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots top $1bn

Two competing American lotteries - Powerball and Mega Millions - have a combined jackpot of over $1bn (£737m) after going months without a jackpot …

Money

Lotto winners share tips as Powerball, Mega Millions reach nearly $1B

Winning both the Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots would earn you $995 million, the second-biggest payout in lottery history.

Powerball

Despite law changes lottery winners will face big tax bills

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Pity the Powerball and Mega Millions lottery game winners.<p>Federal tax law changes would seem to promise that those who beat the odds and win a jackpot could keep more of their winnings from the government. But even as the new law cut top federal income tax rates, it also …

Retirement

Powerball Jackpot Exceeds Half A Billion, Becomes Eighth-Largest Lottery Jackpot In U.S. History

The Powerball jackpot for Saturday’s drawing (January 6, 2018) is estimated to be $550 million (that’s over half a billion dollars), and may yet …

Wealth

Live results for $450M Mega Millions drawing on 01/05/18

LANSING, MI -- The fourth largest Mega Millions jackpot in history is up for grabs Friday night, Jan. 5 as players will try to win $450 million.<p>The …

Michigan

How Mega Millions changed the game so everyone gets rich — except you

Scores of potential one percenters will be glued to their TVs on Friday night when six Mega Millions balls fall into place.<p>But a recent rule change has made it harder for anyone to win the estimated $450 million jackpot (or $281 million if you opt for the cash buyout).<p>Mega Millions (and Powerball, …

Business

Powerball and Mega Millions have both passed $400 million — here are the first 2 things the winners should do

• <b>The Powerball and Mega Millions lottery jackpots are over $400 million each.</b>• <b><br>After raking in millions of dollars, winners should fight the urge to immediately tell everyone they know.</b>• <b><br>The winners should also consult a trusted financial planner and lawyer before claiming the prize.</b><p>Nearly $1 billion is …

Wealth

Numbers drawn for $460M Powerball jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The numbers have been drawn for the estimated $460 million Powerball jackpot.<p>The winning numbers selected Wednesday night are 2, 18, 37, 39 and 42, and the Powerball number is 12.<p>The estimated jackpot would make it the nation's 10th largest lottery prize ever.<p>Powerball is …

U.S. Virgin Islands

Longer odds for Mega Millions win

Under the lottery's new rules, Mega Millions jackpots will grow faster but the chances of winning are lower.<p><b>Get the full story in the video below --</b>

Upstate South Carolina

No big winner as Mega Millions jackpot hits $418 million

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Wednesday, January 3 2018 12:20 AM EST2018-01-03 05:20:18 GMT<p>Every year during the holidays, …

Montana

Oksana Zaharov: Wrong Lottery Ticket Purchase Results In $5 Million Win For New Jersey Woman

Oksana Zaharov’s wrong lottery ticket is topping headlines this week because she is now a millionaire thanks to her accidental purchase. The New …

Powerball

The combined jackpots for the next Powerball and Mega Millions are nearly $900 million — here are 8 over-the-top things you could buy if you won

Life could change for one — or even a few — lucky people Wednesday night.<p>As of Wednesday afternoon, the Mega Millions jackpot climbed to an estimated $418 million and the Powerball jackpot reached $460 million.<p>With that much cash on hand, some of the world's finest luxuries suddenly become …

Business

What tax reform means for the next big lottery winner

What does tax reform mean for the next big lottery winner?<p>That will depend on where in the U.S. the winning ticket is purchased.<p>One thing is for sure -- the new law cut the top federal income tax rate from 39.6% to 37%. And when you're talking about hundreds of millions of dollars, those 2.6 …

Retirement

Mega Millions Winning Numbers: The Lucky Picks In The $361 Million Jackpot

Some lucky person just might have started 2018 $361 million richer! We’ve got the winning six numbers from the Jan. 2 Mega Millions …