Two other Powerball winners this years each hit a jackpot over $400 million, despite how hard it is for those who play the lottery to actually win those high amounts.   CHICOPEE, Massachusetts- And the winner is….Mavis Wanczyk. Wanczyk, 53, is the winner of the largest single lottery jackpot ever in North America, the $758.7 […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Powerball drawing on Wednesday has inched into the No. 2 spot on the list of the largest jackpots in U.S. history. No one matched the winning numbers on Saturday, August 19, increasing the next jackpot to $700 million! The biggest ever was last year’s January 13, $1.6 billion Powerball prize. The Powerball numbers (white) for the […]

The Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots have soared to over $350 million. That’s a lot of money. Just three days ago, the Powerball jackpot was at a mere $307 million, which is no record to the $400 million jackpot we saw not too long ago. Combining the Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots equal to a […]

As kids, we’re taught that you never know unless you try, but this Tennessee woman took things to the extreme and tried super hard to win the Powerball, even though the whole thing’s based on luck and she had a better chance of being killed by a rogue vending machine than winning. With nothing but […]

Marie Holmes, the North Carolina mom who won a $188 million Powerball lottery jackpot last year and has spent millions bailing her boyfriend out of jail, now has legal challenges of her own.

As the Powerball approaches a $1.4 billion jackpot, one man is happy he mistakenly purchased a Mega Millions ticket instead.

The estimated jackpot for Saturday’s Powerball drawing is now at $800 million. This Powerball, which has a $496 million cash option, is the largest lottery jackpot in nearly a year. RELATED | These are the most common winning Powerball numbers No one has won Powerball’s biggest prize since Nov. 4. The biggest jackpot was a $656 […]

As the Powerball jackpot prize grows to an all-time U.S. record of $700 million, it’s important to remember that all that glitters is not gold.

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – How do you pick your lottery numbers? Many people use birthdays, others use lucky numbers or their own system. There are almost as many ways of choosing lottery numbers as there are chances of winning it. With a $500 million Powerball jackpot on the line tonight millions of people will be trying to […]

Marie Holmes (pictured) is one very lucky lady!  The mother of four just happened to be one of Wednesday’s HUGE Powerball winners, and will share the $564 million jackpot. Holmes’ reported cut from the mega winnings will be a not-too-shabby $188 million before taxes, according to WGN-TV. The 26-year-old Wilmington, North Carolina woman, who has […]

  (WOIO) – Feelin’ lucky? There are still no winners in the Powerball or Mega Millions lottery, making this week’s jackpots even higher. The two combined grand prizes total more than half a billion dollars! READ MORE: Article and Picture Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News