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January 14, 2019 8:18 AM Wife of federal worker wins the lottery amid shutdown crisis

There was a gold lining for one family negatively affected by the government shutdown. Carrie Walls, the wife of a federal worker who isn’t getting a paycheck because of the impasse, picked up a $100,000 check and a brand-new SUV after winning the Virginia lottery. As 800,000 government workers lamented missing pay Friday, Walls, who served in the Air Force 140

January 12, 2019 5:08 PM Virginia woman whose husband is furloughed by government shutdown wins $100K, car in lottery

A Virginia woman whose husband is currently furloughed by the government shutdown has won $100,000 and a new Ford SUV thanks to the lottery. “I cried. I couldn’t believe it,” Carrie Walls, of Ashburn, told the Virginia lottery of her win. Walls, who worked for the U.S. Air Force for more than 13 years, drew the winning ticket in a Dec. 4 drawing that was a part of the "Ford 113

December 25, 2018 9:28 PM Mega Millions drawing could deliver biggest Christmas lottery gift ever

(Reuters) - Americans who included Mega Million tickets on their holiday shopping lists have a shot at winning more than $300 million in Tuesday’s drawing, the largest Christmas Day jackpot in the history of the multi-state lottery. The grand prize has grown to $321 million after a nine-week spell without a winner. Combined with a $294 million Powerball 61

November 8, 2018 9:56 PM Man wins lottery prize by picking Red Sox jersey numbers

BRAINTREE, Mass. -- A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World Series-winning Boston Red Sox. The lottery said in a statement that 84-year-old Jim Aylward Jr., of Templeton, won the prize in Monday's Mass Cash drawing using the numbers 11-16-19-22-25. He claimed his prize 62

October 25, 2018 11:36 AM New Jersey man breaks hip then wins $1m lottery

A man who fell and broke his hip while on his way to buy a lottery ticket in New Jersey has scooped the $1m jackpot - after buying a ticket at the hospital he was taken to for treatment. Earl Livingston, 87, from Blackpool, was given the chance to join Jefferson Stratford Hospital's lottery pool. Mr Livingston will need a hip replacement but is said to be coping 69

October 25, 2018 11:34 AM Estimated $750M Powerball jackpot would be 4th-largest win

Lottery players will have a chance at securing an estimated $750 million jackpot in Saturday night's Powerball drawing — potentially the fourth-largest win in U.S. lottery history. A single ticket sold in South Carolina won a $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday night, making it the second-largest jackpot won. 1. $1.586 billion, Powerball 62

October 24, 2018 3:09 PM Red Sox Manager Alex Cora Is Hitting on Every Move

BOSTON—If Alex Cora walked into a casino this week, the owners would do well to throw him out before he finds a seat. If he bought a lottery ticket, everyone else who did could safely rip theirs to pieces. When the manager of the Boston Red Sox makes a bet lately, he does not lose. The latest key decisions in what has been a charmed postseason for the rookie 42

October 24, 2018 2:20 PM Mega Millions: Score free pizza with your losing ticket at Villa Italian Kitchen

Laura Ingle reports from one of New York City's most expensive properties on the lavish ways to spend the lottery jackpot money. Though a winner has been named for the historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot, the luck of those who hold losing tickets hasn’t necessarily run dry, as Villa Italian Kitchen is giving away free slices of cheese 130

October 19, 2018 10:12 AM U.S. Mega Millions jackpot nears $1 billion hours before drawing

(Reuters) - The U.S. Mega Millions lottery reached nearly $1 billion on Friday, the day of the drawing of what is now the second-largest lottery in U.S. history. New Yorkers queuing up to buy tickets for Friday’s lottery said they would use the prize money to go on a shopping spree, quit their jobs and donate to charity. Still, with winnings from the largest-ever 63

October 17, 2018 12:19 PM The Mega Millions Jackpot Is Now $868 Million After No Winner

On Friday, a $868 million Mega Millions jackpot, which amounts to $494.5 million in a cash prize, is up for grabs after no person had the six winning numbers on Tuesday, according to a Mega Millions statement. Friday’s Mega Millions total is the second largest lottery jackpot ever, CNN reported. Meanwhile, the Powerball jackpot on Wednesday totals $345 million 65