(The Center Square) – A Washington state man came oh-so-close to the mother of all Christmas presents. ... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- "Lottery lawyer" Jason Kurland promised his clients protection from swindlers but he ended up swindling them himself, a federal judge said Thursday as he sentenced Kurland to 13 years in federal prison for defrauding clients out of more than $107 million."They... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tvonia Thomas said that scratch-off lotto games were consuming every aspect of her life in Virginia.Even though she rarely won big jackpots, Thomas told ABC News Live that the rush of going out to the convenience store for those tickets was stronger... Read More.
(ADVANCE, N.C.) -- Pharris Frank of Advance, North Carolina, won $1 million playing the lottery in 2021.Nearly two years later, the construction worker and carpenter is a winner again -- and this time, his jackpot doubled to $2 million."I called my wife and told... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The California Lottery is maintaining it verified the rightful winner of the record-breaking $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot, after a man claimed he had the winning ticket before it was stolen from him.In a lawsuit filed on Feb. 22 in Los Angeles... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Florida resident Abraham Shakespeare went from rags to riches after winning $30 million in the lottery in 2006.The newfound fortune brought the 40-year-old from Lakeland out of poverty and allowed him to give back to his community, but he started to... Read More.
(LUCK, Wis.) -- A town in Wisconsin is bringing new meaning to the phrase "as luck would have it," after a multi-million dollar winning lottery ticket was sold there last week.The $15.1 million Megabucks prize ticket was sold to Mark Cunningham at a grocery... Read More.
(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- A Kentucky woman is entering the holiday season $175,000 richer thanks to a lucky moment at her employer's white elephant gift exchange.Lori Janes, an office manager at a dental center in Louisville, said she first received a $25 gift card to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Powerball jackpot ahead of Monday night's drawing is an estimated $1 billion, only the second time in the game's 30-year- history that the main prize has hit that milestone.The cash value is estimated at $497.3 million, according to Powerball.No one... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One of the winning tickets to Friday's Mega Millions jackpot was sold in Fort Myers, Florida, weeks after Hurricane Ian devastated the area.Ticket holders in California and Florida matched all six numbers on Friday night, winning $494 million on Friday, lottery... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Buffalo Sabres won the NHL's draft lottery and will pick first overall during July's draft."It's a great moment for our franchise," Buffalo general manager Kevyn Adams said during the broadcast on NBCSN. "It's obviously been a tough year for a... Read More.