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A picture of the masked thief, who is still at large.

Suspect steals 12,000 scratch-off lottery tickets from a convenience store — but they’re probably worthless by now

Lottery officials have the technology to cancel stolen lottery tickets so that they can't be cashed in.
A New York man holds up two Mega Millions tickets he bought in October 2018.

Court orders man to split his $30 million lottery winnings with his ex-wife, even through they were separated when he bought the ticket

Rich Zelsako won $30 million in the Mega Millions lottery in 2013. At the time, he had been separated from his wife, Mary Beth, for two years.
Starbucks is making some massive changes to its rewards program.

13 things you’re spending way too much money on

You can save thousands of dollars a year by making small changes to your spending in your everyday life.
Vito Halasan.

A Canadian who won a $5 million lottery jackpot says he’s keeping his job as a janitor

Vito Halasan, 58, won the British Columbia Lottery jackpot on April 27 and picked up his winnings earlier this month.
Manuel Franco, of West Allis, Wisconsin.

A 24-year-old from Wisconsin is the sole winner of a $768 Powerball jackpot prize

Manuel Franco, of West Allis, Wisconsin, bought the ticket on March 27 at a Speedway in New Berlin, a suburb southwest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
A customer holds 2016 Powerball tickets.

Here’s why people believe they’ll win the $750 million Powerball jackpot — even when the odds are 1 in 292 million

The $750 million Powerball jackpot is still up for grabs, and Americans are convinced they have a chance at winning.
Lottery winners.

Disappointing stories reveal what it’s really like to win the lottery

Winning the lottery can certainly change your life for the better. But there are also unwanted side effects of hitting the jackpot.

The Powerball jackpot is $625 million. We did the math to see if you should buy a ticket

The low probability of winning and the risk of splitting the prize in a big, highly covered game mean you'd probably lose money.

As the Powerball jackpot tips over $600 million, let’s remember the time Fox News gave the worst lottery advice ever

According to Media Matters, Fox News suggested that one should buy as many lottery tickets as one can afford. This is probably a bad idea.
Marge and Jerry Selbee won millions through a loophole in the Michigan and Massachusetts state lotteries.

A retired couple explain exactly how they used math skills and a lottery loophole to win $26 million in 9 years

Jerry and Marge Selbee won millions in the 2000s when they found a loophole in a Michigan state lottery game that boosted their chances of winning.