August 12, 2013 The winners of a third of the Powerball lottery call themselves "Ocean's 16." They famously showed up for work at the Ocean County Vehicle Maintenance Department after realizing they were about to become millionaires.
June 5, 2013 Gloria C. MacKenzie, a retiree from Maine, opted to take the prize in a lump sum of just over $370 million. After taxes, she'll take home $270 million. In a statement, she said another customer let her get ahead in line.
March 28, 2013 This week, Pedro Quezada of New Jersey claimed the fourth-largest Powerball jackpot ever. Now he can pay off his $29,000 child support bill.
November 30, 2012 Each of the two winning tickets is worth about $192.5 million if the "cash option" is chosen. One was sold in Missouri, the other in Arizona. The Missouri family that bought one of the winners has some plans for the windfall.
November 29, 2012 Whoever bought the winning tickets will be splitting a $580 million jackpot, the second-largest in U.S. lottery history. Now, the wait is on to see who steps forward.
November 28, 2012 Yes, the odds that you'll have the winning number are incredibly long — 1 in 175 million. Of course, if you don't buy a ticket the odds of winning disappear.