Monthly Archives: January 2016

EuroMillions Jackpot Reaches £99 Million

Excitement is growing ahead of this Friday’s draw as players aim to become the first EuroMillions jackpot winner of 2016. With players unable to clinch any of the previous 11 top prizes, the next draw will see an astonishing £99 million (€131 million) up for grabs.

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Irish Lottery Website Suffers Cyber Attack

A cyber attack on the National Lottery website and ticket machines resulted in Irish Lotto customers finding themselves unable to purchase tickets ahead of Wednesday night’s draw. The technical issues faced were the result of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack affecting the communication networks.

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Three Winners Split Record Powerball Jackpot

Three players scooped $528.8 million each on Wednesday 13th January as lottery history was made and the record-breaking Powerball jackpot of more than $1.5 billion was finally given away.  The winning tickets were sold in California, Florida and Tennessee, bringing an end to a run of 19 rollovers.

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Could You Stay Anonymous if You Won the $1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot?

As ticket sales continue to push tonight’s $1.5 billion Powerball jackpot to even greater heights, players will be snapping up tickets and dreaming about winning the biggest lottery prize in history.

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Powerball Questions Answered as Jackpot Reaches $1.4 Billion

Editor’s Note: The Powerball jackpot was re-estimated at approximately 11.00am EST and has risen to an incredible $1.5 billion!

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Powerball Jackpot Tops $1 Billion for Wednesday’s Draw

Powerball’s jackpot will be worth $1.3 billion on Wednesday night after no one managed to match all five main numbers and the Powerball on Saturday 9th January. There have been 19 rollovers since the last time the jackpot was claimed, leading to this week’s staggering, record-breaking estimated total, which could even be revised upwards if there is a significant surge in ticket sales!

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Powerball Jackpot Hits $400 Million

The Powerball jackpot has soared to an incredible $400 million, with no winners of the top prize in last Saturday’s draw. However, three lucky players from California, Connecticut and South Carolina each pocketed a cool $1,000,000 for matching the five main numbers drawn. The mammoth jackpot still remains up for grabs, with the next draw taking place on Wednesday 6th January.

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