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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

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 To Offer Mega-Jackpot Powerball Lottery In 2013

California will join the popular, multi-state mega-jackpot Powerball lottery game in 2013 following a vote by the California Lottery Commission Thursday.

11/29/2012

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Deadline Arrives To Claim Winning SF Lottery Ticket

A ticket purchased in San Francisco for the record March 30th MEGA Millions draw will become worthless Wednesday night unless the owner comes forward to claim the nearly quarter million dollar prize, according to lottery officials.

09/26/2012

Bladimir and Marita Agnite of Fremont appear with a California Lottery official after winning a Mega Millions jackpot worth $52 million. (California Lottery)

Fremont Couple Comes Forward As Winners Of $52 Million Jackpot

A Fremont couple down on their luck is reeling after realizing they were the winners of a $52 million lottery draw, California lottery officials said Friday.

08/31/2012

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3 Winners Split Record Mega Millions Jackpot; 5 In Bay Area Win $227,000

The winning numbers were 2-4-23-38-46, Mega Ball 23. Five players who bought lottery tickets in the Bay Area — along with 24 other tickets bought in California — won nearly $230,000 each by matching five of six numbers

03/30/2012

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Bay Area Lottery Fans Get In On Record Mega Millions Game; Jackpot At $640M

The prospect of winning more than a half-billion dollars in the Mega Millions lottery has Bay Area residents snapping up tickets ahead of Friday night’s drawing.

03/30/2012

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$540M Mega Millions Pot Is Largest Ever

The jackpot jumped to a world record $540 million Thursday morning after reaching a U.S. record jackpot on Wednesday of $476 million.

03/29/2012

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