| Dec 16, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The Mega Millions jackpot hit $586 million Monday morning, putting it within closer range of the all-time record.
The jackpot had been at $550 million earlier in the morning, but was revised upward as more people in the multi-state lottery rushed to buy...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:01 AM
The estimated jackpot for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing has reached $550 million, making it the second-largest prize for the game and the fourth-largest overall in the United States.
The $550 million prize has a cash payout option of $295 million....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:07 AM
The Mega Millions jackpot could be the second largest for a single winner after surging past $400 million this week.
As it stood on Wednesday, the potential cash payout sat at about $216.4 million, but that amount, along with the total jackpot, would...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:31 PM
The case of the Chicago immigrant who died of cyanide poisoning last year shortly after winning a $1-million jackpot in the Illinois Lottery has taken another turn with the settlement of the man's estate, according to an attorney.
Urooj Khan, who...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Mega Millions could bestow its second-largest payout in jackpot history Friday after swelling to $425 million, lottery officials said.
Ticket sales for the jackpot have surged across the nation since Wednesday to generate a possible $60 million to $90...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:56 PM
There's at least $400 million on the line in Friday night's Mega Millions lottery drawing, which has produced the usual heavy breathing over the prospect of big money.
But Andre Evangelista's chances — and yours — of winning are worse than...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Friday the 13th meant no luck for the countless people across the nation who bought tickets for the Mega Millions jackpot. The $425-million prize went unclaimed and has now grown to $550 million, the fourth-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Let the unlucky jokes commence. ABC's lottery winner drama "Lucky 7's" number is up and it has become the first show to be canceled from the new crop of fall shows.
The series, about a group of gas station employees whose winning lottery ticket brings...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 4:03 PM
Are the Lakers a playoff team?
To do so, they'll need to beat out seven of the 14 other teams in the Western Conference.
Given the uncertainty surrounding the return of Kobe Bryant from an Achilles' tendon injury, Steve Nash's sustainability as...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:09 PM
A winning Powerball ticket sold in Los Angeles and worth $465,539 remains unclaimed after about five months since the winning numbers were drawn, lottery officials said.
"OK people, this is getting serious! Search your couch cushions, look in your glove...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Lottery officials knew where and when he purchased the ticket and even had his photo, but the winner of a $465,539 Powerball prize missed the 180-day deadline on Monday after failing to claim his cash.
The ticket for the May 22 drawing was sold at...