Data collected by LendingTree shows almost all states, with the exception of New York, saw an increase in lottery sales between 2020 and 2021.
A "human reporting error" resulted in the wrong numbers being published after the draw, and some players became lucky losers.
Powerball losers in Iowa were actually winners for about seven hours thanks to a clerical error.
A cashier’s mistake at a Michigan gas station paid out big for an Illinois man.
A Maine man wanted to keep his massive lottery win a secret and is suing his daughter's mom for allegedly sharing the news.
One ticket matching five of the six winning numbers in Saturday night's SuperLotto Plus drawing was sold in Long Beach.
Jose Rivera claims that he bought the winning ticket in Altadena, but that it was subsequently stolen.
Jennifer Minton had a really, really good week.
Sometimes, quirky superstitions can pay off in a big way, like they did for one Orange County resident.
“I’m 69 years old and If you’ve never seen an old man cry, I cried,” Darrell Seawell said.
One lucky person in California matched 5 numbers, winning a whopping $207,158, according to lottery officials.
Two lucky scratchers were purchased in Los Angeles and Orange counties, according to California Lottery officials.
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Charles Wolthuis, a 78-year-old Michigan resident, won $1 million in the October 2 Powerball drawing by matching five white balls. However, when he excitedly informed his wife of their win in the early morning, she mistook it for a dream.
The odds of winning are 1 in 292.2 million.
The man who bought the winning SuperLotto Plus jackpot ticket worth $82 million in San Bernardino County has come forward to claim his prize, according to the California Lottery.
A California man is $10 million richer thanks to a clerk's lucky recommendation when he couldn't pick a lottery scratcher ticket to buy.
After no tickets were sold with all six numbers in the latest Mega Millions lottery, the next drawing will take place Tuesday, Oct. 24.
Feeling lucky? A Powerball ticket worth a little over $300,000 was sold in Los Angeles.
In a surprising turn of events, Jacalyn Armstrong of Oak Grove, Kentucky, recently won $2 million in the Kentucky Lottery Powerball.