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$521 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Ticket Sold in New Jersey

$  521 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Ticket Sold in New JerseyThe winner has not yet claimed the prize.



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Mega Millions jackpot tops $500 million for only fourth time

Mega Millions jackpot tops $  500 million for only fourth timeIt follows a March 27 Mega Millions drawing that was the twenty-third in a row without a jackpot-winning ticket. Friday’s 11 pm ET (0300 GMT) jackpot drawing will be for the tenth largest prize ever offered in the United States. The Mega Millions record is $ 656 million won in 2012.



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Single Winner Takes Home $457 Million Powerball Jackpot

Single Winner Takes Home $  457 Million Powerball JackpotThe ticket was sold in Pennsylvania.



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Winning ticket sold as U.S. Powerball jackpot climbs to $455 million

Winning ticket sold as U.S. Powerball jackpot climbs to $  455 millionThis is one of the biggest pots in the multi-state U.S. lottery’s history, after 19 straight drawings failed to produce a grand prize winner. The winning numbers were 22, 57, 59, 60, 66 and Powerball 7. The grand prize winner has the choice of taking the $ 455 million jackpot doled out over 29 years, or taking a one-time, lump-sum payment of $ 269.4 million.



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Trump broken charity promises a journalist's jackpot

Trump broken charity promises a journalist's jackpotRachel Maddow reviews the reporting on Donald Trump's broken promises to charities that earned David Fahrenthold a Pulitzer Prize.



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Florida 20-Year-Old is Lone Winner of $451 Million jackpot

Florida 20-Year-Old is Lone Winner of $  451 Million jackpotHe opted to take the lump sum.



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New Hampshire winner of $559M Powerball jackpot a mystery

New Hampshire winner of $  559M Powerball jackpot a mysteryMERRIMACK, N.H. (AP) — No one has come forward yet to claim the lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire that matched all six numbers for a $ 559.7 million jackpot, lottery officials said Monday.



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One winning ticket in Florida for Mega Millions jackpot, Powerball up next

One winning ticket in Florida for Mega Millions jackpot, Powerball up nextOne ticket matching all six numbers was sold in Florida in the Mega Millions lottery jackpot of an estimated $ 450 million, the fourth largest in the game’s history, the lottery said after Friday’s drawing. The identity of the ticket holder or holders was not announced by lottery officials. The Mega Millions drawing has a $ 281-million payout if the winner selects a lump-sum payment.



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No winner in Powerball drawing, jackpot soars to $440 million

No winner in Powerball drawing, jackpot soars to $  440 millionThe estimated $ 440 million prize, with a cash value of $ 278 million, marks the ninth largest jackpot in the game’s history, according to figures on the Powerball website. The winning numbers for Saturday’s drawing were: 28, 36, 41, 51, 58 and the Powerball of 24. The odds of a single ticket hitting all six numbers are 292 million to one, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.



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Winner of $338 Million Powerball Jackpot Charged With Sexually Assaulting Child

Winner of $  338 Million Powerball Jackpot Charged With Sexually Assaulting ChildPedro Quezada became a millionaire overnight in 2013. "It will not change my heart," he reportedly said at the time.



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