Pennsylvania Lottery

There's a new millionaire in Germantown.
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Mike Dougherty
August 14, 2019 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a new millionaire in North Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Lottery said someone bought a scratch-off ticket worth $3 million at the New Germantown Grocery and Water Ice store at Germantown Avenue and Somerset Street, a popular neighborhood spot that might get a...
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Mega Millions
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June 08, 2019 - 10:23 am
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Someone in California is super rich. About $530 million wealthier -- or a cash option payout of $345.2 million. A single winning ticket sold in the state matched all six numbers of the Mega Millions jackpot Friday night. The numbers were 17, 19, 27, 40 and 68 --...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
June 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Some Pennsylvania lawmakers, led by a state senator from Bucks County, want to stamp out so-called "games of skill" that they claim are undercutting lottery sales. You may have seen them popping up in convenience stores and other locations. You may have thought...
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Ian Bush
February 27, 2019 - 11:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There's a newly-minted millionaire among us. The Pennsylvania Lottery says someone bought a winning Mega Millions ticket for Tuesday night's drawing from Domestic and Imported Beverages on Baltimore Pike in Glen Mills. For matching all five white balls — but not the...
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Powerball Lottery
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October 27, 2018 - 9:15 am
By Nicole Chavez, CNN (CNN) -- America's lottery fever is far from over. The Powerball jackpot is almost irresistible. Saturday's Powerball drawing would pay an estimated $750 million if a winner matches all six numbers. The winner or winners would also have a one-time cash option of $428.6 million...
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October 20, 2018 - 8:22 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Mega Millions lottery may see a streak of jackpot rollovers end as it heads toward a record $1.6 billion drawing on Tuesday. As more tickets sell, chances grow that at least one buyer will pick all six winning numbers. That would stop the streak of 25 rollovers, most recently...
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Mega Millions
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October 16, 2018 - 7:46 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions prize was already giant, but now it's even bigger. Lottery officials have increased the estimated jackpot for Tuesday night's drawing from $654 million to $667 million, making it the third-largest grand prize in U.S. history. The increase reflects a surge...
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Mega Millions
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October 12, 2018 - 5:41 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A lucky player could soon overcome remarkably bad odds to win the ninth-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. Numbers will be drawn Friday night for a chance at the estimated $548 million Mega Millions prize. The jackpot has been growing since July, when a group of...
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Steve Tawa
August 23, 2018 - 2:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of casinos is griping that the Pennsylvania Lottery is infringing on their turf. A coalition that includes seven Pennsylvania casino operators argue the state's new online offerings violate recently adopted gambling laws, by improperly "simulating slot...
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Online Lottery
Ian Bush
June 09, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There's a new way to play the Pennsylvania Lottery, and you don't have to leave your home to do it. You could try your hand at Super Gems, or engage in word play with Crossword Cash. "This is a new initiative for us after 46 years of selling our product only in brick...
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