Mystery Lottery Case Delayed, Lotteries Heighten SecurityThe fraud trial for a former lottery worker accused of fixing a lotto game in an attempt to win a $14 million jackpot was delayed Monday, but officials said the case has prompted them to heighten security.
Dallas Woman Claims $202M Powerball Prize Sold In St. LouisA Dallas, Texas woman has claimed a $202.6 million Powerball jackpot prize after buying the winning ticket at a St. Louis newsstand.
Texans Have A Double Dose Of Lottery FeverNorth Texans are coming down with a double dose of lottery fever this week.
Powerball Jackpot Jumps To $550 Million The record Powerball jackpot keeps rising. It now stands at $550 million after officials say brisk sales keep driving up the payout amount. In Texas alone early $7 million worth of Powerball tickets were sold before 1 p.m. on Wednesday.
Mega Millions Jackpot Increases To $640 MillionLottery officials say they are increasing the Mega Millions lottery jackpot to $640 million, raising what was already a world-record prize.
Lotto Office Pools Can Cause ProblemsThe largest jackpot in U.S. history is enticing more people to pool their money with friends or co-workers to buy tickets for Friday’s MegaMillions drawing.