The US Powerball jackpot grew to $422 million ahead of an 11 p.m. EDT drawing on Wednesday, making it the eighth largest in the game's history and the 11th-biggest lottery prize ever in the United States.
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One winning ticket matched the numbers drawn on Saturday night for the multi-state Powerball jackpot for a payout estimated at $429.6 million, the ninth-highest US lottery prize in history, officials said.
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Three lucky ticketholders in North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico won the estimated $564.1 million US Powerball lottery jackpot on Wednesday, the Powerball website showed.
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Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will be visiting Qatar next week to discuss investment opportunities inside Greece, a Greek embassy spokesman in Doha said.
Samaras will meet Qatar's Emir and prime minister as well as top
The largest lottery jackpot in US history - a whopping $656 million - will be shared by the buyers of three winning Mega Millions tickets in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland - but their identities remained a mystery, lottery officials said.
Lottery and prize scams are among the leading consumer frauds globally, said an expert, advising consumers not to be fooled by imposters tempting them with big financial prizes and counterfeit checks.
It’s tempting to play a foreign lotter
Britons (46 per cent) are the biggest buyers of lottery tickets or participants in competitions and raffles in an effort to boost their financial success while close to two thirds of Argentineans (64 per cent) and Russians (58 per cent) disagreed
Patricia Soens paid more than $400,000 in processing and other fees to claim a European lottery prize she was told she had won. After realising she had been conned, she killed herself.
Soens, 56, of Louisiana, fell victim to one of a growi