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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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U.S. Powerball lottery leaps to $750 million after massive Mega Millions jackpot

U.S. Powerball lottery leaps to $  750 million after massive Mega Millions jackpotThe Powerball numbers 3, 21, 45, 53, 56 and a Powerball of 22 were drawn on Wednesday night. Powerball’s historic jackpot comes after the U.S. Mega Millions lottery reached a jackpot of $ 1.537 billion, just short of a world record. Only one ticket matched all six numbers in the Mega Million drawing on Tuesday night.



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Winning lottery ticket sold in South Carolina for $1.5 billion jackpot

Winning lottery ticket sold in South Carolina for $  1.5 billion jackpotThe ticket was sold in Simpsonville, South Carolina, at a KC Mart convenience store, the city’s Mayor Janice Curtis said in a telephone interview on Wednesday. The town of 22,000, about 14 miles from Greenville, was abuzz as people clamored to learn more about the winner, but in South Carolina, the person who hit the jackpot can opt to remain anonymous. The buyer of the ticket beat the odds of 1 in 303 million to win the Mega Millions drawing for one of the largest jackpots in U.S. history.



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At least one winning ticket for the Mega Millions jackpot

At least one winning ticket for the Mega Millions jackpotThe winning ticket is from South Carolina and now the wait is on to see if any other states have winners. ABC News' Kenneth Moton reports.



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