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Man wins mega millions jackpot to tune of $273m after stranger returns lost lottery ticket

Man wins mega millions jackpot to tune of $  273m after stranger returns lost lottery ticketAn unemployed New Jersey man won a $ 273m (£210m) Mega Millions lottery jackpot last week after a stranger found and returned the winning ticket he had left behind on a shop counter. The man, Michael J Weirsky, told reporters on Thursday he lost two tickets immediately after he bought them at a QuickChek in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, on the day before the lottery draw. Mr Weirsky had spent hours searching for the tickets when he got to his home in Alpha, New Jersey, near the Pennsylvania border.



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Mega Millions winner of $1.5B jackpot comes forward: Why they chose the lump sum

Mega Millions winner of $  1.5B jackpot comes forward: Why they chose the lump sumThe $ 1.5B Mega Millions jackpot winner chose to get paid in a lump sum. Here's a breakdown of why that makes sense.



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'I don’t gotta go to work no more': Truck driver claims $298.3 million Powerball jackpot

'I don’t gotta go to work no more': Truck driver claims $  298.3 million Powerball jackpotDavid Johnson of Brooklyn has claimed a $ 298.3 million Powerball jackpot, the New York State Gaming Commission announced Friday.



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Mega Millions New Year's Day jackpot jumps to $425M

Mega Millions New Year's Day jackpot jumps to $  425MThe jackpot rose to $ 425 million from $ 415 million for the New Year's Day drawing. The jackpot is now the eighth largest in Mega Millions history.



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Government shutdown, Mega Millions jackpot: 5 things to know Friday

Government shutdown, Mega Millions jackpot: 5 things to know FridayGovernment shutdown rolls along to Day 7, Winter Storm Eboni likely to affect millions of Americans and more things to know Friday.



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Mega Millions drawing on Christmas Day will be for $321 million jackpot

Mega Millions drawing on Christmas Day will be for $  321 million jackpotMillions of people will be competing for a whopper of a Christmas present this year: The next Mega Millions drawing falls on Dec. 25.



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Winning numbers for Powerball's $688 million jackpot drawn

Winning numbers for Powerball's $  688 million jackpot drawnThe winning numbers for the estimated $ 687.8 million Powerball jackpot, the fourth largest in the lottery’s history, were drawn Saturday night. This is the second astronomical lottery draw this week, with the $ 1.537 billion Mega Millions lottery drawn on Tuesday with one winning ticket sold in South Carolina. The winner or winners of the Mega Millions $ 2 ticket have not yet stepped forward publicly.



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$688 million Powerball jackpot is 4th-largest lottery win

$  688 million Powerball jackpot is 4th-largest lottery winTwo winning tickets were sold in Saturday night's Powerball drawing to win a $ 688 million jackpot, which marks the fourth-largest lottery grand prize ever in U.S. history.



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Estimated $750M Powerball jackpot would be 4th-largest win

Estimated $  750M Powerball jackpot would be 4th-largest winLottery players will have a chance at securing an estimated $ 750 million jackpot in Saturday night's Powerball drawing , which would make it the fourth-largest win in U.S. lottery history.



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Friday Rewind: Mega Millions jackpot winner

Friday Rewind: Mega Millions jackpot winnerA lucky winner in South Carolina is confirmed to be the winner of the nearly $ 1.6 billion jackpot.



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