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  • No big winners for Powerball or Louisiana Lotto

    March 1, 2015 4:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There were no big winners in the multi-state Powerball or Louisiana Lotto drawings held Saturday. Louisiana Lottery officials say none of the tickets purchased for the Powerball game matched all six numbers drawn which were: 11-17-25-28-46, Powerball: 12, Power Play: 2. The $80 million jackpot rises to... more »
  • Powerball jackpot winner in North Carolina: Single mom of 4

    February 23, 2015 11:55 AM

    RALEIGH, NC - A single mother of four from North Carolina is one of three winners in a huge Powerball jackpot drawn earlier this month. At a news conference Monday, 26-year-old Marie Holmes said the best thing about the lucky ticket in the $564 million jackpot is that she'll be... more »
  • Check your Powerball tickets!

    February 11, 2015 10:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People across the capital region checked tickets Wednesday night as the numbers for the third-largest Powerball jackpot were announced. The numbers pulled were: 11-13-25-39-54 and the Powerball was 19. The jackpot was more than half-a-billion dollars. Fourteen million tickets were sold in Louisiana. "I... more »
  • People buying Powerball tickets by the droves Play Video

    February 11, 2015 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The big Powerball jackpot reached $500 million Wednesday, bringing people out in droves to buy tickets before the drawing. People all over the city have been swarming gas stations and stores to purchase their combination of numbers, hoping to win the big prize. "I've never... more »
  • Louisiana Lottery jackpot on the rise

    February 8, 2015 11:43 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says someone bought a $1 million Powerball ticket in Hammond. It matches five numbers without the Powerball. The corporation says two Louisiana tickets match the Powerball and four other numbers. One is worth $10,000; the other is a Power Play worth $50,000. Five... more »
  • No big winners in Saturday's lottery drawing

    January 1, 2015 10:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says nobody won the jackpots in Easy 5, the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings on Wednesday night. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $400,000 prize, which will rise to an estimated $425,000 for Saturday.... more »
  • Metairie man claims $1 million Powerball prize

    September 11, 2014 2:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says a Metairie man has claimed a $1 million prize from the Aug. 20 multistate Powerball drawing. Fifty-four-year-old Gerardo Solis claimed the prize Monday morning. His ticket matched all five white-ball numbers but missed the red Powerball number. He received $700,000 after federal... more »
  • 1 ticket wins Easy 5, 1 runner-up Powerball prize

    May 22, 2014 4:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in Louisiana and someone purchased an Easy 5 ticket that won the $50,000 drawing Wednesday night, Louisiana Lottery officials said Thursday. The lottery said the Powerball ticket, which matched the first five numbers but not the Powerball, was sold in... more »
  • Jackpots unclaimed in top Saturday lotteries in La

    April 20, 2014 10:49 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says nobody won the jackpots for three big weekend lotteries sold in Louisiana. That means Wednesday's estimated jackpots rise to $60,000 for Easy 5, $275,000 for Lotto and $150 million for the Powerball. The lottery corporation says the most valuable ticket sold in... more »
  • New Orleans man claims 6-month-old Powerball prize

    March 17, 2014 4:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A $40,000 Powerball prize has been claimed, less than two weeks before its March 20 redemption deadline. The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says a 41-year-old New Orleans man Monday redeemed the ticket for the Sept. 21 drawing. His name was not released. Lottery officials say the winner's friend... more »
  • Numbers for the $425 million jackpot

    February 19, 2014 10:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A $425 million jackpot is up for grabs. People filled stores to buy Powerball tickets Wednesday, ahead of the sixth-largest drawing. The winning numbers drawn Wednesday evening are: 17, 49, 54, 35, 1, and Powerball 34. The odds of winning are one in 175 million.... more »
  • No Louisiana-based drawings on Christmas Day

    December 25, 2013 10:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Residents hoping to get lucky playing a Christmas Day lottery will only have the Powerball drawing. Louisiana Lottery Corp. offices are closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Their policy is to not hold drawings on Christmas or Easter. The... more »
  • $400M Powerball ticket sold in South Carolina

    September 19, 2013 10:37 AM

    LEXINGTON, S.C. - Somebody in South Carolina is sitting on a life-changing set of numbers. A state lottery spokesperson confirmed Thursday a single Powerball ticket sold in Lexington hit the $400 million jackpot. The spokesperson said the ticket holder had not come forward as of Thursday morning. The... more »
  • Check Powerball numbers here!

    September 18, 2013 10:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Check your tickets to see if you have the winning numbers in another Powerball record. Wednesday, the winning numbers were for a $400 million drawing. The winning numbers pulled were: 07-10-22-32-35, Powerball: 19. Other drawings included: Easy 5 01-05-06-20-25 Lotto 01-08-11-28-30-37 Pick 3 5-7-7... more »
  • 'Ocean's 16' workers in NJ claim Powerball share

    August 12, 2013 1:38 PM

    LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. - The 16 public employees from New Jersey who had one of the three winning tickets in last week's $448 million Powerball jackpot have come forward to claim their prize. The Ocean County employees are calling themselves "Ocean's 16," a play on the "Ocean's Eleven" series of movies.... more »
  • Minn. man claims share of $448M Powerball jackpot

    August 8, 2013 2:44 PM

    ROSEVILLE, Minn. - A project engineer from a northwest Minneapolis suburb has come forward to claim one-third of a $448 million Powerball jackpot. Paul White, of Ham Lake, was introduced Thursday afternoon at a news conference at the Minnesota State Lottery's headquarters. The other two winning tickets were sold in... more »
  • Jackpot grew to $448 million ahead of drawing

    August 7, 2013 10:06 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa- By the time the winning numbers were drawn, the jackpot for the Powerball had grown to an estimated $448 million. The numbers drawn Wednesday night were: 05, 25, 30, 58, 59 and Powerball 32. A recent game change increased the frequency of huge jackpots, and... more »
  • Powerball jackpot increased to $425 million, third largest in history

    August 6, 2013 2:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Powerball jackpot for the August 7 drawing has climbed to $425 million, the third largest Powerball jackpot of all time. The cash value is now $244.7 million. The Powerball jackpot was last hit on June 22 and Wednesday's drawing is the 13th in the current... more »
  • Powerball jackpot at $400M after no weekend winner

    August 4, 2013 10:34 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - No one hit the Powerball jackpot on Saturday, so the money will roll over: A cool $400 million for the next drawing. While hefty, the prize for Wednesday's drawing is still well below the record $590.5 million jackpot won in May by an 84-year-old Florida woman.... more »
  • Powerball jackpot reaches $300M for Saturday

    August 3, 2013 6:19 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Lottery officials say Powerball jackpot is expected to be at least $300 million, sending those hoping to strike it rich scrambling for the $2 lottery tickets. The drawing will be held at 11 p.m. EDT Saturday. The jackpot is still well below the record of $590.5... more »
  • Powerball jackpot Increased to $300 million

    August 2, 2013 12:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Saturday's Powerball jackpot has climbed to $300 million, with a cash value of $172.7 million. The Multi-State Lottery Association that operates the game on behalf of 45 participating lotteries, including the Louisiana Lottery, made the announcement Friday based on a nationwide surge in sales. Before the increase,... more »
  • Woman claims $1M Powerball prize

    July 12, 2013 9:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State lottery officials say Bobby Reaux of New Orleans claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from the July 6 drawing on behalf of BCT, a self-named group of co-workers from Macy's at Lakeside Shopping Center in Metairie. Reaux purchased the Quick Pick ticket that matched all five... more »
  • Albany man claims $1 Million Powerball prize

    July 9, 2013 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State lottery officials say a 50-year-old Albany man has claimed his $1 million Powerball prize from the June 29 drawing. Eric Bankston's Quick Pick ticket matched all five white-ball numbers but missed the Powerball number. Bankston received $700,000 after federal and state taxes were withheld. He purchased... more »
  • No winners in 3 Louisiana lottery drawings

    July 4, 2013 10:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Lottery officials say there were no winners in the multistate Powerball, Louisiana Lotto or the Easy 5 drawings Wednesday. The Powerball jackpot goes to an estimated $70 million for Saturday night's drawing. Louisiana Lotto will have a top prize of $425,000 for Saturday. The Easy 5... more »
  • Penn. ticket wins Powerball, no big winners in La.

    June 24, 2013 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lottery officials say the winning ticket in Saturday's $131.5 million Powerball drawing was sold in Pennsylvania and there were no big winners in Louisiana. The next Powerball drawing on Wednesday has an estimated jackpot of $40 million. There were no big winners in the Louisiana Lotto or... more »
  • Winner of $590M Powerball jackpot identified

    June 5, 2013 2:16 PM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The 84-year-old woman who is now the biggest single lottery winner in U.S. history says she bought her ticket after another customer let her move ahead in the line at a supermarket in her home town of Zephyrhills, Fla. Gloria Mackenzie collected a lump-sum payment of about... more »
  • Florida city wonders who won the lottery jackpot

    June 2, 2013 12:16 PM

    ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. - It's been two weeks since residents of Zephyrhills, Fla., learned that a $590 million Powerball ticket was sold inside their city limits. No one expected the winner to come forward immediately. After all, they reasoned, the person might need a few days to absorb the shock, or... more »
  • La. Lottery awaits word from Powerball winner

    May 29, 2013 10:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana Lottery officials in Baton Rouge are awaiting word from whoever bought one of the winning tickets from Saturday's $50 million multi-state Powerball drawing. A ticket sold at a gas station on Franklin Avenue in New Orleans was one of three winning tickets. The ticket-holders will each... more »
  • Office pool shares $1 million lottery prize Play Video

    May 24, 2013 3:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two dozen members of a local realtor's office who put together a lottery pool claimed their $1 million Powerball prize today. The group received $700,000 to split after state and federal taxes were withheld. They said each member of the pool would receive more then $29,000... more »
  • $1 million ticket sold in Baton Rouge Play Video

    May 20, 2013 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One Powerball player winner is holding on to a $1 million ticket sold in Baton Rouge from this weekend's drawing. Louisiana Lottery officials said the million-dollar ticket was sold at Matherne's Supermarket on Bluebonnet and matched all five white numbers while missing the Powerball. "We're... more »
  • $1 million Powerball ticket sold in La.

    May 20, 2013 10:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - While no tickets sold in Louisiana matched the biggest Powerball jackpot in history this weekend, one ticket sold in Baton Rouge is worth a $1 million prize. Louisiana Lottery officials said the million-dollar ticket was sold at Matherne's Supermarket on Bluebonnet, and matched all five white... more »
  • Majority of number combos picked for Powerball pot

    May 18, 2013 10:52 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Powerball is a game of numbers, and lottery officials say the majority of possible combinations have already been purchased ahead of Saturday night's near-historic $600 million drawing. The odds of winning the game's largest jackpot remain astronomically high: 1 in 175.2 million. But since about 80... more »
  • Powerball hits record $600M jackpot Play Video

    May 17, 2013 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lottery spokespeople in Louisiana said the quickly-growing Powerball jackpot has hit a new record high. The Louisiana Lottery said the jackpot for the May 18 drawing is now $600 million, the highest Powerball jackpot on record. It would pay out $376.9 million for the cash option.... more »
  • Big MegaMillion, Powerball jackpots boosting sales

    May 17, 2013 10:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - While Powerball fever is again driving people to buy lottery tickets before Saturday's drawing, another jackpot is being drawn tonight. The MegaMillions jackpot increased to $190 million recently, paying out $140 million if the winner chooses the cash option. That's dwarfed by Powerball's $550 million... more »
  • Powerball jackpot increases to $550 million

    May 16, 2013 2:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Powerball jackpot for the May 18 drawing is now up to $550 million, making it the second largest Powerball jackpot of all time. The cash value is now $350.1 million. The jackpot was last hit on March 30. The largest Powerball jackpot ever won is $587.5... more »
  • Numbers drawn for $360M Powerball jackpot Play Video

    May 15, 2013 10:11 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The winning numbers have been drawn for the $360 million Powerball jackpot. The winning numbers drawn Wednesday night: 2, 11, 26, 34, 41 and a Powerball of 32. The jackpot is considered the third largest in Powerball history and the seventh largest overall. more »
  • Time running out on unclaimed $10K Powerball ticket Play Video

    May 15, 2013 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lots of people are hoping to win big on tonight's $360 million Powerball jackpot, but someone in our area might already be a winner. A $10,000 ticket was bought last November at the Raceway store on Airline Highway in Baton Rouge, and time is running out... more »
  • Powerball jackpot rises with surge in sales

    May 15, 2013 7:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday's drawing has climbed to $360 million, the third largest jackpot of all time. Before the increase, the advertised jackpot was $350 million. The cash value of the May 15 jackpot is now $229.2 million. The jackpot was last hit March... more »
  • $1 million lottery ticket claimed Play Video

    May 13, 2013 5:49 PM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - A Mississippi woman claimed a Powerball ticket worth $1 million today which she purchased in St. Francisville. "The dream came true," said Samantha Netterville, who bought the winning Powerball ticket from the May 11 drawing. She matched all five numbers, but missed Powerball. "When... more »
  • $1M Powerball ticket sold in La.

    May 13, 2013 10:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. reports that nobody won the top jackpots in the multistate Powerball and Louisiana Lotto drawings on Saturday night but one Powerball ticket sold in St. Francisville matched 5 numbers to take a $1 million prize. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn... more »
  • No big winners in Lotto, Powerball drawings

    May 9, 2013 2:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Lottery Corp. reports that nobody won the major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multi-state Powerball drawings Wednesday night. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $475,000 prize. The prize will rise to an estimated $500,000 for the next... more »
  • Woman almost threw away $10,000 lotto ticket

    April 8, 2013 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A St. Helena Parish woman said she almost threw away her Powerball ticket for the March 23 drawing. Then she dug it back out of the trash to check the numbers, and discovered she'd won big. Joyce Womack, 41, of Greensburg claimed her $10,000 prize at... more »
  • Powerball winner due in court over child support

    April 1, 2013 8:48 AM

    PATERSON, N.J.- The New Jersey man who just won a $338 million Powerball jackpot is now due in court. Pedro Quezada is scheduled to appear Monday afternoon in state Superior Court in Paterson. The 1:30 p.m. hearing stems from a child support warrant issued for the 44-year-old Passaic resident, who... more »
  • Powerball drawing allows Donaldsonville residents to cash in Play Video

    January 23, 2013 5:16 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - When your store has been around for almost 70 years, you'll see a lot people buy lottery tickets. Such is the case for Michel Bellina, owner of Bellina's Grocery in Donaldsonville. "They said, 'I'm the next winner.' They joke about it a lot, and that's what... more »
  • No big winners in Wed. Lotto, Powerball drawings

    January 17, 2013 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. reports that nobody won the major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings Wednesday night. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $575,000 prize. The prize will rise to an estimated $600,000 for the... more »
  • No big lottery winners in Louisiana

    January 3, 2013 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana Lottery officials say nobody won the major jackpots in Wednesday night's drawings. Wednesday's multistate Powerball jackpot was $50 million. It goes to an estimated $60 million for Saturday's drawing. The Louisiana Lotto top jackpot was $475,000. It rises to an estimated $500,000 on Saturday. An $80,000... more »
  • Lottery officials: Powerball winner is man in 30s

    December 7, 2012 4:44 PM

    PHOENIX - Lottery officials say the second winner in last week's $587.5 million Powerball drawing is a married man in his 30s from the wealthy Phoenix suburb of Fountain Hills. The man remained anonymous, and his prize was announced by officials who said he bought $10 worth of tickets. The... more »
  • Millions in other lotto prizes won in La.

    November 29, 2012 4:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - While nobody in Louisiana won the big Powerball jackpot last night, there were several other cash prizes handed out. The state lottery office said more than 171,000 Powerball players won more than $2.1 million in the drawing, including one ticket worth $1 million. Lottery spokesperson... more »
  • 1 of 2 jackpot tickets sold at KC-area Trex Mart

    November 29, 2012 10:23 AM

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Missouri Lottery officials say one of the nation's two Powerball jackpot winning tickets was sold at a convenience store near Kansas City. A Missouri Lottery news release Thursday said it was sold at a Trex Mart in Dearborn, about 35 miles north of Kansas City. The... more »
  • Powerball money will help kids Play Video

    November 28, 2012 5:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Every dollar spent on lottery tickets in Louisiana will benefit students in public schools, according to lottery officials. "In Louisiana 35 cents of every dollar sold for tickets, including Powerball tickets, is transferred to the state treasury to help fund K-12 public education," said Kelly Spell, Louisiana... more »
  • Powerball jackpot swells to $550 million

    November 28, 2012 11:21 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The record Powerball jackpot just keeps rising. It now stands at $550 million after officials say brisk sales keep driving up the payout amount. The jackpot was boosted to $500 million on Tuesday and raised again Wednesday morning to $550 million. A winner taking the cash... more »
  • Record Powerball jackpot boosted to $500M

    November 27, 2012 12:55 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The record Powerball jackpot is now even bigger. Powerball officials say they've boosted the jackpot for Wednesday's drawing to $500 million from the previously posted $425 million. Huge ticket sales nationally are pushing the payout higher. A single winner choosing the cash payout will take home... more »
  • Record Powerball result of changes to boost sales

    November 27, 2012 11:00 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The historic $425 million Powerball jackpot was all part of a plan lottery officials put in place early this year to build jackpots faster, drive sales and generate more money for states that play the game. Their plan appears to be working. Powerball tickets doubled in... more »
  • Powerball jackpot builds to $325M for Saturday

    November 23, 2012 11:57 AM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The jackpot for Powerball's Saturday drawing has climbed to $325 million, the fourth-largest in the game's history. A single winner's cash payout would be nearly $213 million before taxes. Powerball organizers say this is the first run-up to a large jackpot that's fallen over a major... more »
  • Wednesday's $250 million Powerball numbers

    November 21, 2012 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The winning numbers for Wednesday night's $250 million Powerball jackpot have been picked. They are: 8 18 24 30 39. The sixth and Powerball number is 26. If you win, Uncle Sam takes around $83 million. The odds of winning are about one in 175... more »
  • Powerball jackpot grows to $250 million

    November 21, 2012 2:14 PM

  • Powerball ticket worth $337M sold in Michigan

    August 16, 2012 7:49 AM

    LAPEER, Mich. - A winning ticket in the $337 million Powerball drawing has been sold at a gas station in Michigan. The winning numbers in the Wednesday night drawing were 6, 27, 46, 51, 56 and Powerball 21. The Michigan Lottery says the ticket was sold in Lapeer,... more »
  • Dreaming big as Powerball jackpot hits $320 million Play Video

    August 15, 2012 5:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Anticipation is high as residents dream of winning big. Tonight's jackpot has risen to $320 million and the number will continue to grow as more people buy tickets. Many residents are visiting area gas stations to purchase their chance at winning. "You can't win if... more »
  • Unclaimed lottery prize set to expire next month

    August 10, 2012 10:26 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A $10,000 state lottery prize unclaimed since March will expire next month if the winner doesn't step forward, according to the state lottery commission. Lottery officials said the prize was a Powerball ticket which matched four of the five white balls on the March 14 drawing,... more »
  • Quaker Oats workers from Iowa claim $241M Powerball pot

    June 20, 2012 12:32 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - A group of 20 workers at the Quaker Oats plant in Cedar Rapids have stepped forward as winners of a $241 million Powerball jackpot. Lottery spokeswoman Mary Neubauer says one of the workers bought the winning ticket for the group for the June 13 drawing and... more »
  • $336 million Powerball winner

    March 6, 2012 10:47 AM

    CRANSTON, R.I. - The winner of last month's $336 million Powerball jackpot is an 81-year-old woman. Rhode Island lottery officials said Louise White of Newport won the sixth largest jackpot in US history. The winning ticket for the February 11th drawing was sold at a Stop & Shop supermarket in... more »
  • Rhode Island ticket wins $325M Powerball

    February 12, 2012 11:23 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says a ticket bought in Rhode Island won the $325 million multi-state Powerball jackpot, but nobody won the top prizes in Louisiana's Lotto or Easy 5 games. Wednesday's Powerball jackpot falls to $40 million, while estimated jackpots rise to $675,000 for Lotto... more »
  • Powerball jackpot raised to $325M

    February 10, 2012 2:32 PM

    A lucky Powerball player could cash in on a jaw-dropping $325 million-dollar jackpot Saturday. The $202.9 million cash value of the jackpot ranks as the highest in Powerball history. Friday afternoon, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) announced an increase to Powerball's estimated jackpot size based on a surge in... more »
  • Powerball $310 million

    February 9, 2012 10:30 AM

    NEW ORLEANS -  No winners in last night's 250 million dollar Powerball lottery. The winning numbers were: 17-28-38-39-51 and the Powerball number was 33. Five players in 5 states came awfully close by matching give of the six winning numbers. Those tickets were sold in Georgia, North... more »
  • Pricey picks: Powerball tickets doubling to $2

    January 1, 2012 1:27 PM

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Get ready to pay more for Powerball: Ticket prices are going up to $2. Lottery organizers hope the price change will entice more people to play because jackpots are getting bigger and the odds of winning are improving. The move is a strategy to differentiate the... more »
  • $10,000 Powerball ticket unclaimed

    September 13, 2011 6:12 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS-- If you bought a Powerball ticket at Jiffy Mart #5 in Denham Springs in late March, you may want to take a second look at your ticket. You could have $10,000 with your name on it. The winning numbers were drawn March 30, but no one has... more »
  • Powerball Increases Prices and Winnings

    June 30, 2011 10:24 PM

    Get the office pool prepared; a Powerball ticket will cost you two dollars instead of one dollar. The increase kicks in next year. But the Louisiana lottery says it's a small price to pay for what will be a much, much larger return. Jack pots will start at 40 million... more »
  • No big La. winners in Saturday drawings

    April 3, 2011 11:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE- None of the tickets sold for Saturday night's Powerball, Louisiana Lotto or Easy 5 games matched all the numbers necessary to win the big prizes. Players matching all five numbers and the Powerball would have won or shared the $187 million jackpot. The prize goes to an... more »
  • No big winners in Sat. Lotto, Powerball drawings

    February 6, 2011 10:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Lottery Corporation reports that nobody won the major jackpots in the Louisiana Lotto and multistate Powerball drawings Saturday night. Louisiana Lotto players matching all six numbers drawn would have won or shared a $800,000 prize. The prize will rise to an estimated $850,000 for the... more »
  • Winning Powerball ticket sold in NY

    January 23, 2011 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Louisiana Lottery Corporation says a winning Powerball ticket was purchased in New York, but someone in Louisiana won the $185,504 Easy 5 jackpot. There were no big winners in the Louisiana Lotto on Saturday. The winning ticket in the Easy 5 was sold in Pearl... more »
  • Ticket bought at Mich. porn shop worth $129M

    November 12, 2010 3:35 PM

    LANSING, Mich. - A group of Michigan friends and family is obscenely rich after winning a $129 million jackpot with a lottery ticket bought at a porn shop. Mike Greer, a member of the group, came forward Friday to claim the Powerball winnings on behalf of the others, who remained... more »
  • Attorney collects prize for LA powerball winners

    August 26, 2010 11:08 AM

    An attorney for the 11 family members that won the $85.7 million Powerball jackpot says they plan on buying new homes, and giving a lot of their winnings to charity. George Bayhi claimed the family's winnings today in Baton Rouge. He said they chose to take a single lump... more »
  • Powerball jackpot winners claiming prize

    August 26, 2010 8:05 AM

    An attorney is coming forward on behalf of an 11-member family partnership to claim the $85.7 million Powerball prize. The winning ticket was sold at the Circle K at 9110 Airline Hwy. in Baton Rouge. The annuity prize amount is valued at an estimated $85.7 million, which would be paid... more »
  • BR powerball winner still a no-show

    August 2, 2010 10:24 PM

    Somebody in Baton Rouge is a multi-millionaire, thanks to a winning powerball ticket. The winner has not come forward yet, but there are plenty of people willing to claim the winnings if the ticket holder doesn't want them. Whoever has the lucky ticket this time around could opt to... more »
  • $85.7 Million Powerball ticket still unclaimed

    August 2, 2010 10:20 AM

    The winning powerball ticket from Saturday nights drawing was purchased at Circle K #1905, 9110 Airline Highway, in Baton Rouge. The store is at the corner of Goodwood Blvd. and Airline Highway. The ticket is worth $85.7 million. It is the second largest amount won in Louisiana lottery... more »
  • Jackpot Powerball ticket sold in Baton Rouge

    August 1, 2010 1:39 PM

    News 2 has confirmed that a winning Powerball ticket was sold in Baton Rouge. The exact location of where the sale was made has not been released. The total value for the ticket is 85.7 million dollars. The winning numbers from last night's drawing are: 1,... more »
  • Judge: elderly sister doesn't have to share lottery prize

    May 12, 2010 1:31 PM

    A judge says an elderly Connecticut woman doesn't have to share her half of a $500,000 lottery windfall with the sister who sued her over it. Eighty-seven-year-old Rose Bakaysa and her 84-year-old sister, Theresa Sokaitis, have been fighting over the money in court since 2005. That was shortly... more »
  • Powerball winner comes forward in Missouri

    April 23, 2010 11:31 AM

    A Missouri man who won the $258 million Powerball jackpot and plans to use some of the money to pay bills, replace his two missing front teeth and take his children to Disney World said he hasn't decided yet if he'll quit his job at the convenience store where he... more »
  • National lottery? Bet on it

    October 13, 2009 8:23 PM

    The nation's two biggest lottery games are talking about selling each other's tickets in what could become the first national lottery. The head of a lottery association says both have agreed in pinciple to cross-sell tickets for both games beginning next year. Powerball is played in 31 states, the District... more »

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