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Vietnamese worker wins NT$1 million with Taiwan lottery scratch card

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A foreign migrant worker won NT$1 million (US$31,000) after buying one Taiwan scratch card lottery ticket and shared part of his winnings with the people present. On Mo...

Super Lotto player in New Taipei wins NT$949 million jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A lucky Taiwan Lottery player has become the sole winner of the biggest Super Lotto jackpot of the year. The Taiwan Lottery on Monday (Nov. 20) announced the Super Lott...

Taiwan Lottery to boost Mid-Autumn Festival jackpots by NT$660 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Lottery on Tuesday (Sept. 5) announced it will raise lottery jackpots by more than NT$600 million (US$18.7 million) for the Mid-Autumn Festival. This year...

The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to $1.55 billion. Here's how hard it is to win

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no shaking it. Your chances of winning the lottery are extremely slim. After no big winner Friday night, the Mega Millions jackpot climbed to an estimated $1.55 ...

The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to $1.25 billion. Here's how hard it is to win

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no shaking it. Your chances of winning the lottery are extremely slim. After no big winner Tuesday night, the Mega Millions jackpot climbed to an estimated $1.25...

How hard is it to win the lottery? Odds to keep in mind as Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots soar

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s no shaking it. Your chances of winning the lottery are extremely slim — even as more and more eye top prizes soaring to jaw-dropping heights. Ahead of Wednesday ...

Delta passengers exit flight using jet slide after plane lands without front gear extended

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Passengers aboard a Delta flight disembarked using the jet slide Wednesday after the plane's front landing gear failed to deploy as it landed at Charlotte Douglas International ...

Man in northern Taiwan wins big after picking lottery ticket using breakup date

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man in northern Taiwan who just broke up with his girlfriend won NT$1 million (US$33,000) after choosing a scratch-off ticket using the date they called it quits. To ...

Valuable winning lottery ticket could be in your coat pocket

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Thinking of lining up at the mini-mart for a shot at a $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot? Maybe you should first dig into your coat pockets or your car’s gl...

Mega Millions Tuesday jackpot surpasses estimated $565M

The holiday shopping season — for Mega Millions lottery ticket buyers, at least — is ramping up as officials say the estimated jackpot for Tuesday night's drawing has surpassed half a billion dollars....

Minnesota Lottery: Verification issue caused Powerball delay

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lottery said Thursday that a technical issue with its two-tiered verification process was to blame for the unprecedented delay in this week’s record $2.04 billion Powe...

In the 5 states without lotteries, a case of Powerball envy

WEST POINT, Ga. (AP) — Loretta Williams lives in Alabama but drove to Georgia to buy a lottery ticket for a chance at winning the $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot. She was one of many...

Winning $494M lottery ticket sold in city battered by Ian

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A winning lottery ticket worth a share of a $494 million Mega Millions jackpot was purchased in a southwest Florida city hammered by Hurricane Ian late last month. ...

Is $810 million worth a $2 Mega Millions ticket? It depends

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Is $810 million worth $2? That’s a good question, given it costs $2 to buy a Mega Millions lottery ticket that could pay off with an estimated $810 million pr...

Lottery ticket received as birthday gift wins NT$120 million jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man in northern Taiwan gave his wife a lottery ticket as a birthday gift because he could not afford anything more, but the ticket turned out to be the most generous gif...