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Meet the latest winners from your favorite lottery games. Remember, it only takes one ticket to win!

David Johnson / $298.3 Million

NEW YORK (Jan. 25, 2019) – Fifty-six-year-old David Johnson of East New York has claimed the $298.3 million jackpot for the December 26, 2018 Powerball drawing. Johnson has the distinction of winning the second-largest jackpot in New York Lottery history.

Lerynne West / $343.9 Million

CLIVE, Iowa (Nov. 5, 2018) — A central Iowa woman stepped forward Monday to claim a $343.9 million Powerball jackpot, the largest lottery prize won to date in Iowa.

Robert Bailey / $343.8 Million

NEW YORK (Nov. 14, 2018) – Sixty-seven-year-old Robert Bailey has come forward to claim the $343.8 million winning ticket from the October 27, 2018 Powerball drawing. Bailey, of New York City, now has the distinction of winning the largest jackpot in New York Lottery history. His winning ticket matched all six of the numbers drawn; numbers he said he has been playing for over twenty-five years.

Nandlall Mangal / $245.6 Million

(Sept. 27, 2018) – Forty-two-year-old Nandlall Mangal, from Staten Island, has come forward to claim the $245.6 million sole jackpot-winning ticket from the August 11, 2018 Powerball drawing.

Mangal, said he purchases his Lottery tickets when the jackpots reach $100 million. “I was grocery shopping and knew the Powerball jackpot was big,” he explained. “I decided that was a good time to buy my tickets.”

Steven Nickell / $150.4 Million

Salem, Ore. (July 13, 2018) – Steven Nickell of Salem still can’t believe the ticket he had in his wallet for two weeks was the $150.4 million Powerball jackpot winner.

Nickell purchased the ticket at the Circle K on Liberty Street in Salem, and said that he usually picks up tickets, then checks them when he goes to lunch. After he had a burger, he scanned his tickets and realized he needed to go to the Lottery headquarters – he thought he had won at least $600.

Tayeb Souami / $315.3 Million

TRENTON (June 8, 2018) – New Jersey Lottery Acting Executive Director John M. White announced Tayeb Souami of Little Ferry in Bergen County as the sole winner of the Saturday, May 19, 2018 Powerball Jackpot.

Mr. Souami had the only jackpot winning ticket for the May 19th Powerball drawing, making him New Jersey’s newest “MULTI” millionaire. He has elected to take the cash option with a payout of $183.2 million.

The Moose Family Trust / $55.9 Million

For the second time in less than five months Powerball jackpot winnings poured into Acadiana, after Lake Charles tax attorney Russell J. Stutes Jr. claimed the $55.9 million March 24 jackpot prize Tuesday on behalf of his client, The Moose Family Trust.

Emerald Legacy Trust / $456.7 Million

Middletown, PA (April 27, 2018) – A jackpot-winning Powerball® ticket from the March 17, 2018, drawing has been claimed, the Pennsylvania Lottery announced today. The jackpot had an advertised annuity value of $456.7 million.

The claimant, Emerald Legacy Trust, opted to receive a cash prize of $273,959,698, less 24 percent federal and 3.07 percent state tax withholding. The after-tax prize amount is $199,798,807.75.

Good Karma Family 2018 Nominee Trust / $559.7 Million

CONCORD, N.H. – The winner of a $559.7 million New Hampshire Powerball jackpot has claimed her prize and is donating a combined $250,000 to Girls Inc. of New Hampshire and three chapters of End 68 Hours of Hunger. The winner claimed the $559.7 million prize through the Good Karma Family 2018 Nominee Trust facilitated by the law firm of Shaheen & Gordon, P.A with William Shaheen serving as trustee.

292 Family Partnership / $191.1 million

Louisiana – Ending growing speculation about the whereabouts of Louisiana’s 16th Powerball jackpot-winning ticket, worth an estimated $191.1 million, Lafayette attorney Jean C. Breaux Jr. appeared at Lottery headquarters this morning [Dec. 12, 2017]with it and claimed the prize via a Power of Attorney on behalf of his client, a three-member family partnership.

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Powerball executive Meet the latest winners from your favorite lottery games. Remember, it only takes one ticket to win! David Johnson / $298.3 Million NEW YORK (Jan. 25, 2019) –

Lottery ticket sales triple as Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots climb to $1.39B

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI. (WLOX) – Lottery fever is catching on with more than a billion dollars up for grabs between the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots.

The Mega Millions drawing Friday night is worth $750 million. Then on Saturday, the drawing for the $640 million Powerball.

Executive Director of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation Thomas Shaheen says as the jackpots have increased over the last several weeks, lottery ticket sales in the state have tripled.

“The larger jackpots have a tendency to bring in more infrequent players. Everybody seems to have a jackpot limitation level where that’s when they’ll start playing the games,” said Shaheen. “Some will play at 20, some will play at 50, some will play at 100 and some might not play until 300.”

The last monthly contribution from the lottery corporation to the state was $7.9 million. Shaheen says he expects the next contribution to go up significantly and credits the higher jackpots for the projected increase.

Executive Director of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation Thomas Shaheen says as the jackpots have increased over the last several weeks, lottery ticket sales in the state have tripled. ]]>