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A sign advertising the $636 Million Mega Millions lottery jackpot hangs in a convenience store window on December 17, 2013. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Virginia Lottery Made Record $538.6 Million in Past Year

The Virginia Lottery said Monday it earned a record $538.6 million in the most recent fiscal year on the strength of sales of instant scratch-off tickets, a new branding effort and a huge Mega Millions jackpot drawing in December.

08/18/2014

A sign advertising the $636 Million Mega Millions lottery jackpot hangs in a convenience store window on December 17, 2013. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Maryland Winner Claims Mega Millions Jackpot

Maryland Lottery officials say the second winner of a $414 million Mega Millions jackpot has come forward.

05/06/2014

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$207M Mega Millions Prize Remains Unclaimed In Maryland

A central Florida man and woman have come forward to claim their half of a Mega Millions jackpot of $414 million, but a second winning ticket purchased in Maryland still has not been claimed.

04/29/2014

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Va. Deli Owner Unknowingly Sells Herself A Winning Mega Millions Ticket

A woman whose family owns a market and deli in Herndon, Va., unknowingly sold herself a Mega Millions ticket worth $3 million and, as a result, won a $10,000 bonus for the store.

03/24/2014

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2 Winning Tickets — 1 Sold in Maryland — in $414M Mega Millions Jackpot

If you purchased a Mega Millions lottery ticket in Maryland, check your numbers — you may be splitting a $414 million jackpot.

03/19/2014

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Va. Lottery: $3 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold in Herndon

The Virginia Lottery says a Mega Millions ticket worth $3 million was sold in Herndon.

03/15/2014

The scores of losing players in last week's $425 million Powerball jackpot did more than take an extremely long shot at getting rich. Their ticket purchases also helped fund a small but increasingly important part of their states' budgets. (Credit: THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

State Budgets Collect Record Revenue From Lottery Players

The scores of losing players in last week’s $425 million Powerball jackpot did more than take an extremely long shot at getting rich. Their ticket purchases also helped fund a small but increasingly important part of their states’ budgets.

02/23/2014

A sign advertising the $636 Million Mega Millions lottery jackpot hangs in a convenience store window on December 17, 2013. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Winning Mega Millions Tickets Purchased in California, Georgia

The numbers for the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot were drawn Tuesday night. Now, the country waits to see if there’s a winner of the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

12/17/2013

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Mega Millions Jackpot Soars to $636 Million

The Mega Millions jackpot soared to an estimated $636 million on Tuesday, making it the second largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

12/17/2013

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Why People Think They Can Win The Lottery

What drives people to play the lottery, and what makes them think their $1 investment— among the many, many millions — will bring staggering wealth?

12/17/2013

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