Which Lottery Has the Most Winners?

Nothing beats winning the jackpot in the lottery, especially if you're the sole winner of October 23, 2018, Mega Millions $1.537 billion (annuity value) or $878 million (lump sum value). There's also Powerball's $1.586 billion on January 13, 2016, split between 3 winning tickets. But through the years, which of these lotteries had the most winners?VIEW POST

Powerball vs. Scratch-Offs: Which Should You Play?

Every once in a while, you’ve read about Powerball jackpots that reach hundreds of millions of dollars and people from different places winning big on Scratch-off cards. There is a certain allure for both games, but which one should you be playing?VIEW POST

Is It Better to Buy Separate Lottery Tickets?

Everyone fantasizes at least once in their life about winning the lottery and quitting the job they hate. That fantasy inspires many to buy multiple lottery tickets. How do you increase your chances of winning – buying separate tickets or several of the same game?VIEW POST

When Do Lottery Tickets Expire?

It happens all too often. A lottery player purchases tickets for a drawing and somehow forgets to check them after the lottery announces a winner. A player will think, “Didn't I get a ticket for that drawing?” and scurry about looking for a ticket they purchased weeks or months before.VIEW POST

What Is the Lottery Tax in Texas?

Your life will never be the same after clinching a massive jackpot in the lottery. But what’s listed as the “jackpot” isn’t exactly what you’ll be taking home when you finally claim your prize. States like Texas are a little bit unique when it comes to lottery taxes.VIEW POST

Are Lottery Tickets Sold on Sunday?

Depending on where you live in the United States, you might be used to Blue Laws. These are individual state or county laws that ban things like horse racing, car sales, and the purchase of alcohol on Sundays. That’s why you might assume that lottery tickets are the same deal.VIEW POST

Do You Pay Taxes on Lottery Winnings Every Year?

So, you’ve hit the jackpot and won millions in the lottery. You know that the state and federal governments will get their hands on your money before it even hits your bank account. That means it’s a good idea to learn about the taxes you’ll have to pay so you can make good financial decisions.VIEW POST

What Is the Lottery Tax in Washington State?

By now, you probably know that winning a $1,000,000 lottery prize doesn’t mean an extra million in your bank account. That’s because the government sees your winnings first and takes out the appropriate taxes. But this whole process is a little different in Washington State.VIEW POST