California Lottery News
Wednesday Jul 20 | via The China Post
While Californians have mused for months about the mystery buyer of a Powerball ticket worth US$528.8 million, the couple holding the lucky numbers was busy lining up lawyers and financial advisers to help them handle their enormous winnings. Flanked by security, Marvin and Mae Acosta went to a state lottery office in Van Nuys on Friday to claim their share of a record US$1.6 billion Powerball drawing in January, Alex Traverso, a California lottery spokesman, disclosed on Tuesday. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via Yahoo!
The holders of the third and final winning ticket from January's record-smashing Powerball jackpot have finally been identified . Months after three lottery players matched six lucky numbers in the $1.6 billion drawing, officials revealed Tuesday that Southern California couple Marvin and Mae Acosta came forward Friday to claim their prize. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
A California couple has claimed a $528.8 million share of a record Powerball jackpot in January, state lottery officials said Tuesday. Flanked by security, Marvin and Mae Acosta went to a state lottery office in Van Nuys on Friday to claim their winnings from the record $1.6 billion Powerball drawing, said Alex Traverso, a spokesman for the California Lottery. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via CBS Atlanta
A giant construction crane toppled off the new Tappan Zee Bridge being constructed north of New York City and collapsed across the busy span it is replacing, halting traffic Tuesday afternoon on the key suburban... A huge crane toppled off a new bridge under construction and collapsed across the busy span it's replacing, bringing cars on the key Hudson River crossing to a halt before parts of it reopened several hours later. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via The Mercury
A California couple has claimed a $US528.8 million share of a record Powerball jackpot in January, state lottery officials say. Flanked by security, Marvin and Mae Acosta went to a state lottery office in Van Nuys on Friday to claim their winnings from the record $US1.6 billion Powerball drawing, said Alex Traverso, a spokesman for the California Lottery, on Tuesday. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via Porterville Recorder
The California lottery says a couple have claimed a $528.8 million share of a record Powerball jackpot in January. Officials said Tuesday that Marvin and Mae Acosta came forward Friday in Van Nuys to claim their prize months after the record $1.6 billion Powerball drawing. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 5 | via KFMB-am
Iraqi officials say that more dead bodies have been recove... . Iraqi women wait for news of their family members that are missing after deadly Sunday truck bombing in the Karada neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Comment?
Monday Jul 4 | via Pasadena Star-News
An estimated $449 million will be at stake in the Mega Millions drawing Tuesday making it the third-largest Mega Million jackpot of all time. The large amount was enough to prompt Tabatha Flickinger, the assistant manager at a Shell gas station and convenience market at Blaine and Iowa Avenue, to think about buying a ticket. Comment?
Friday Jul 1 | via TurnTo23.com
What's more American than baseball, fireworks and huge lottery jackpots this Fourth of July holiday weekend?! Not only does the Mega Millions jackpot stand at an estimated $415 million for tonight's draw, the Powerball A jackpot is drafting right behind at an estimated $243 million for tomorrow night's drawing! Here's what you need to know about Mega Millions : The estimated $415 million jackpot is the third-largest Mega Millions jackpot of all time and the 10th-largest jackpot in U.S. history. The jackpot amount has rolled a whopping 31 times since the jackpot reset to $15 million on March 12, 2016. Comment?
May 11, 2016 | via WFMJ-TV Youngstown
The Latest on the stabbing attacks at a Massachusetts shopping mall and home that left two dead and saw the suspect fatally shot by an off-duty sheriff's deputy : A man who won $1 million in the New York Lottery for a second time remembers thinking: "This is impossible." A construction worker who won $1 million in a lottery scratch-off game four years ago has defied enormous odds by hitting a $1 million jackpot again. Comment?
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