The Detroit News Published 11:34 AM EDT Jun 10, 2019 Clinton Township — A Clinton Township man, 60, won a $1 million prize in last Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing, the Michigan Lottery said in a statement Monday. Greg Ricardi matched the five white balls — 25-37-46-48-68 — with a Mega Millions ticket he bought at the BP gas station on the 38900 block of Hayes. Ricardi told lotto officials that he would set his winnings aside for retirement. And that he didn't know until Wednesday that he had won. “I don’t play often, but saw the jackpot getting up there and decided to play,” Ricardi told Michigan Lottery officials, in remarks quoted in a statement. “Wednesday morning I checked my numbers one-by-one and when I saw the first four matched, I called my wife over to look at the fifth one with me. When we looked at the fifth number and saw it matched, I felt a rush of emotions: shock, happiness, excitement, anxiousness. … [Read more...] about Clinton Township man, 60, wins $1M playing Mega Millions
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By Annie Sciacca | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: March 16, 2019 at 8:22 pm | UPDATED: March 16, 2019 at 8:49 pm Those hoping for a multi-million-dollar win in Saturday’s Powerball drawing can check their tickets now — the results are in. The winning numbers announced Saturday evening are 30, 34, 39, 53, 67, red Powerball 11 and PowerPlay 2X. The Powerball jackpot reached $495 million this week after no one matched all six numbers in Wednesday night’s draw. The prize is the eighth largest ever for the game. The jackpot was last hit in New York in the December 26 drawing. Since then, there have been 22 drawings in a row without a jackpot winner. The run has produced eight tickets that have won $2 million and 33 tickets that have won $1 million. In Wednesday’s drawing, two tickets in New York matched all five white balls but missed matching the red Powerball. A ticket in Florida matched all five white balls and doubled the prize … [Read more...] about Winning numbers for $495 million Powerball jackpot announced
Mike Weirsky is interviewed following a news conference Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Trenton, NJ. Weirsky, a New Jersey man who almost forgot his $273 million jackpot-winning Mega Millions lottery ticket at the store where he bought it says he's going to reward whoever returned it. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma) TRENTON, N.J. — An unemployed New Jersey man who won last Friday’s $273 million Mega Millions jackpot said he wants to reward the mystery person who returned the tickets to a store where he’d left them a day earlier. Mike Weirsky said at a news conference with lottery officials Thursday that he bought the tickets last Thursday at a Quick Check store in Phillipsburg, near the Pennsylvania border, and forgot them there because he was more focused on his cellphone. Someone found them and gave them to the store to hold. When Weirsky returned on Friday, he verified the tickets were his and store employees returned them. Lottery officials said Thursday that if the person … [Read more...] about Man wins $273M in Mega Millions thanks to Good Samaritan
Feb 13, 12:43 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Alex Perry 02/13/19 AT 12:20 PM The biggest prize in the bi-weekly Mega Millions lottery continues to be elusive. Tuesday night’s drawing came and went, as it always does, and nobody who played managed to correctly guess all six numbers required to take home $173 million.The winning numbers on Tuesday night were 15, 32, 39, 50 and 65, with a gold ball number of 7. There was also a 3X Megaplier in play, providing the opportunity for even bigger winnings if anyone managed to get it.Fortune did not favor Mega Millions players in this week’s early drawing, though. Only one person managed to win the Match 5 prize of $1 million, with the winning ticket being sold in New York. A total of 16 others brought home $10,000, while three people managed to use the Megaplier to get $30,000.The Mega Millions jackpot goes up by at least $5 million every time it goes … [Read more...] about Mega Millions February 12: Winning Numbers For $173 Million Jackpot, Did Anyone Win?
Jan 02, 11:09 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Alex Perry 01/02/19 AT 11:09 AM When nobody won the Mega Millions jackpot last Friday, it presented a rare opportunity for someone to win $437 million on the first day of 2019. The New Year’s Day lottery drawing came and went, and for just the second time in Mega Millions history, someone won the grand prize on Jan. 1.An unnamed winner in New York took home the jackpot from Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing. It was the eighth largest Mega Millions jackpot ever, according to the lottery. The winning numbers were 34, 44, 57, 62 and 70, with a gold ball numbered 14. An advertisement for the Mega Millions lottery is seen June 23, 2005 in San Francisco, California. Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Seven other people drew winning numbers for smaller, but still substantial prizes. Three people in New York, as well as one person each in Texas, … [Read more...] about Winning Numbers For Mega Millions: Results For January 1 And Where The $425 Million Jackpot Ticket Was Sold