The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.
What drives people to play the lottery, and what makes them think their $1 investment— among the many, many millions — will bring staggering wealth?
The Mega Millions jackpot soared to $586 million on Monday amid a frenzy of ticket purchases, a jump that pushed the prize closer to the $656 million U.S. record set last year.
One of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions prize.
Sales are brisk for Mega Millions tickets across the country as people dream of winning a $400 million jackpot.
A Maryland woman will receive $1,000 a week for the rest of her life after winning the Virginia Lottery’s Win for Life game.
The mystery behind who won a $99 million Mega Millions drawing in May is over.
The D.C. Lottery’s slogan is “Lots of people win.” But until the federal shutdown is over, nobody wins.
Lottery officials say the $189 million Mega Millions jackpot ticket was sold in Maryland.
The latest Powerball jackpot is estimated at $400 million, and it’s considered the nation’s fifth-largest ever. Here are some things to keep in mind ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing.