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Jenny's Gifts in San Jose. The store sold a winning ticket to a $636 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot that was drawn on December 17, 2013. (CBS)

Winning Ticket From $636M Mega Millions Jackpot Sold In San Jose

Lottery officials say winning tickets have been sold in the Bay Area and Georgia for the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

12/17/2013

A customer buys Mega Millions lottery tickets. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hot Ticket Sales Push Mega Millions Jackpot Near All-Time Record

Have you ever had identical quadruplets? Your odds of doing that are 15 times better than winning tonight’s mega millions jackpot with a single ticket. Still, the tickets are selling quickly and raising the jackpot to a near-record.

12/17/2013

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million

No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Now $550 Million

Nobody hit the $425 million jackpot in the Mega Millions lottery game played in California and dozens of other states Friday night, pushing the prize even higher for next week’s drawing.

12/14/2013

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million

Winning Numbers In $425 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Selected

Friday the 13th didn’t deter lottery players in California and dozens of other states, as the jackpot in the Mega Millions game surged to $425 million for the drawing Friday night.

12/13/2013

Numbers Drawn For $448 Million Powerball Jackpot

The winning numbers have been drawn for the $448 million Powerball jackpot.

08/07/2013

Michael Garcia, a student at San Jose City College, holds up a check after winning $2.3 million in a Powerball lottery drawing on May 18, 2013. (CBS)

San Jose City College Student Wins $2.3 Million In Powerball Drawing

A San Jose City College student who matched five of the six winning numbers in last week’s Powerball drawing has claimed his millions.

05/23/2013

A sign shows the Powerball jackpot at $600 million. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

1 Winning Ticket For $600 Million Powerball Jackpot

Lottery officials announced the winning numbers in Saturday night’s $600 million Powerball drawing.

05/18/2013

A Powerball lottery ticket is printed for a customer at a 7-Eleven store. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Jackpot For California’s Newest Lottery Game – Powerball – Swells To $360 Million

Wednesday’s Powerball jackpot has ballooned to an estimated $360 million, with a cash value of $229.2 million, making it the third largest Powerball jackpot and the seventh largest jackpot ever.

05/15/2013

A Powerball lottery ticket is printed for a customer at a 7-Eleven store. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

California’s New Powerball Game: Analyzing Your Odds

On Monday, lottery retailers across the state began offering Powerball. Californians no longer have to drive across state lines to join the frenzy of the multistate, multi-million dollar lottery game.

04/09/2013

A Powerball lottery ticket is printed for a customer at a 7-Eleven store. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Powerball Lottery Tickets Go On Sale In California

People aspiring to be millionaires crowded lottery retailers throughout California on Monday as the state became the 43rd to offer Powerball.

04/08/2013

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