High school sweethearts Richard and Mary Morrison of Suffolk County are New York's first Lottery Millionaires of 2010 and Long Island's largest Lottery jackpot winners of all time! What an excellent way to begin the new year for this lucky couple!
The Mega Millions estimated jackpot has reached a whopping $60 million and the next drawing will be held January 12th, 2010.
The jackpot in America’s favorite lottery game continues to grow. Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday’s drawing the jackpot will grow to an estimated $30 million! The cash option for the Wednesday, January 13th drawing will be an estimated $14.3 million.
In the January 9th, 2010 drawing, there were 468,043 tickets across the nation that won a total of $3,140,775 in prizes.
The Florida Lottery announced on January 7th, 2010 that MERRY MILLIONAIRE Scratch-Off winner, Jo Turner, 56, of Sarasota, claimed a $1 million top prize at Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee! Turner chose the one-time, lump-sum payment for her winnings in the amount of $650,000.00. Many congrats go out to this lucky lady!
“Make Me a Millionaire,” the California Lottery’s TV game show, awarded 12 lucky contestants a total of $87,000 in cash and prizes on this week’s show.
With the Millionaire game’s progressive jackpot increasing $200,000 each week, next week’s Millionaire game contestant will have a chance to win $3.4 million.
Also, in the California Lottery news, a lucky California Lottery player in Livermore is ringing in the New Year with a lot more green. Their Fantasy 5 ticket matched all five numbers in the January 6th, 2010 drawing and is worth $193,467!