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.
Lottery officials have announced on the Powerball website that no ticket has matched all Saturday’s numbers drawn for that game’s giant jackpot.