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Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots grow to combined $1.39B

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With the widest reach of any lotteries in the U.S., Powerball and Mega Millions are designed to produce eyepopping jackpots that generate huge sales. It's safe to say it's work...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 2021. There are 361 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 4,...

Spain holds huge Christmas lottery with virus restrictions

MADRID (AP) — Children from Madrid’s San Ildefonso school have begun calling out prize-winning numbers in Spain’s bumper Christmas lottery known as “EL Gordo” (the fat one), which is being held under ...

50 people won a Massachusetts lottery game, most on record

BOSTON (AP) — Fifty people won the Massachusetts lottery game Mass Cash on Sunday, a record according to the state lottery agency. For a dollar, players choose five numbers between ...

Taiwan tea shop customer buys drink for NT$35, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A customer of a tea chain in northern Taiwan who bought a drink for a mere NT$35 (US$1.22) has won the NT$10 million special prize in the September-October issue of the Ta...

Man buys 4,600 plastic bags, wins NT$10,000 prize in Taiwan receipt lottery

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese man has received criticism from netizens for bragging about winning NT$10,000 (US$350) from the Taiwan Receipt Lottery after purchasing 4,600 plastic bags sepa...

Taiwan 7-Eleven customer buys bread for NT$42, wins NT$10 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) ) — A lucky 7-Eleven customer who bought bread and a drink for a mere NT$42 (US$1.47) has won the NT$10 million special prize in the September-October issue of the Taiwan re...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for September, October

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Wednesday (Nov. 25). The winning number f...

CPC Corp, Taiwan awards 100 KYMCO scooters, other prizes to lucky draw winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CPC Corporation, Taiwan on Monday (Oct. 19) announced the winning numbers of a lucky draw in which it gave out 100 KYMCO GP125 ABS scooters, 90 round-the-island train tour...

Taiwan 7-Eleven customer buys NT$10 tea egg, wins NT$2 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The July-August round of the Taiwan receipt lottery has produced 22 lucky winners of the NT$10 million (US$347,000) Special Prize and 21 takers of the NT$2 million Grand P...

NT$35 bread purchase at convenience store results in NT$10 million prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An individual who spent NT$35 (US$1.19) on a packaged bread product at a 7-Eleven convenience store in New Taipei City will be able to claim NT$10 million after the winnin...

Taiwan receipt lottery winning numbers for July, August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The winning numbers for the most recent round of the Taiwan receipt lottery were announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Friday (Sept. 25). The winning number for...

2nd winner of Taiwan’s Power Lottery jackpot waits two months to claim prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Lottery Co. said that the second winner of Taiwan’s most lucrative Power Lottery has come to claim her share of the prize, which amounts to NT$1.56 billion (U...

Taiwan to add set of winning numbers in receipt lottery for July-August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government-run, bi-monthly receipt lottery is adding a set of three-digit winning numbers, enabling around 976,000 receipt holders to take home NT$200 (US$6.80) starti...

7-Eleven customer buys NT$10 newspaper, hits NT$10 million jackpot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One lucky 7-Eleven customer who bought a newspaper came away with the NT$10 million (US$341,000) Special Prize of the May to June round of the receipt lottery, while anoth...