In 2013, an 84-year-old Zephyrhills woman was the victor of the largest single jackpot in American lottery history, valued at $590.6 million.
The chances of holding a Mega Millions ticket with the winning numbers are about 1 in 302.6 million, while the odds of winning Powerball's jackpot stand at 1 in 292.2 million. "This has been an exciting run for Mega Millions players and a great way to start off the new year!" On Aug. 15, 2012, Donald Lawson, of Lapeer, won a $337 million Powerball jackpot.
The next Mega Millions drawing Tuesday will be worth $40 million. "It's a insane time when the jackpots get this high", she said. That drawing will be Saturday night. Since it began in 1972, the Lottery has contributed more than $20.5 billion to support public education.
FCC chairman cancels attendance at CES
This marks the first time in five years that he has missed the show and would have been his first appearance as Chairman. Pai has been widely criticized after his FCC voted to roll back net neutrality legislation that protected consumers.
Coffee cup producers and distributors have not taken action to rectify this and government has sat on its hands. Disposable coffee cups can be tricky to recycle because most are made with a combination of paper and plastic.
The HSE has revealed a number of people have died from the flu as cases of the strong "Aussie" strain doubled in just one week. It is working with NHS England to put measures in place to manage potential increases in flu activity.
Khloe Kardashian insists she is in no rush to marry Tristan Thompson , though they have spoken about the possibility of marriage. Khloé is 6 months pregnant and looking better than ever, joking with Renee that her glow is "just ferocious highlighter".
Hatch's retirement opens the door for Republican Mitt Romney to run for his seat, as has been rumoured in recent weeks. Many have speculated that former presidential candidate Mitt Romney may be interested in running for this Senate seat.
Snow, sleet and freezing rain may increase in eastern North Carolina and southeast Virginia by Wednesday afternoon. Forecasters are calling the process causing these low temps in Florida a "Bomb Cyclone " or "Bombogenesis'".
The Powerball jackpot is soaring as the year ends meaning 2018 will get off to a great start for some lucky lottery player. It could be a mega-powerful New Year's Eve weekend with the drawing of a Powerball jackpot exceeding $300 million.
Dimitrov was the first to come to his aid, leaping the net and sprinting over to help his opponent up and guide him to his chair. Dimitrov will face Australia's Nick Kyrgios in the semi-final after he overcame Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov 1-6 6-3 6-4.
The unemployment rate dropped to 5.7 per cent in December - the lowest mark since comparable data became available in 1976. Job gains in the natural resource sector, up 4.6 per cent, followed "heavy losses" in 2015 and 2016, Stats Canada said.
Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen, playing in his 100th game as a Leaf, stopped five of six Sharks in the shootout. Unfortunately for Thornton, who sports a very glorious beard, his facial hair got in the way of Kadri's grip.
Comedian And 'Coach' Star Jerry Van Dyke Is Dead At Age 86
Born and raised in Danville, Illi., Van Dyke started in stand-up before appearing on his brother's series in the early 1960s. Jerry's best known for his role on " Coach ". where he earned 4 Emmy nominations playing Asst. " Coach " co-star Craig T.
North, South Korea to meet for talks Tuesday
They said they were awaiting a possible second call from the North, which may pave the way for official talks in the coming days. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the US would keep "maximum pressure" on North Korea to give up its nukes.
Game of Thrones officially delayed until 2019
The season finale was watched by 16.5 million viewers, including people who watched the episode as it aired and night-of streams. An announcement from USA premium cable channel HBO has confirmed long suspected rumours that the show would not return in 2018.