Lottery

9:45am

Wed April 18, 2012
The Two-Way

Retired Couple Bought Winning Mega Millions Ticket In Illinois

Merle and Patricia Butler (at right) accepting their ceremonial check earlier today.
Illinois Lottery

The winning ticket in Illinois from last month's record $656 Mega Millions lottery has been turned in by a retired couple from the little town of Red Bud, Ill.

"Merle Butler, 65, and his wife Patricia, 62, accepted the giant check Wednesday morning," as Chicago's WLS-TV reports.

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7:30am

Tue April 10, 2012
The Two-Way

The Real Mega Millions Lotto Winners: 'The Three Amigos' Claim Their Prize

The three anonymous Mega Millions winners celebrate their $218.6 jackpot with a lotto friend.
Maryland Lottery

Three Maryland public school employees have come forward to claim their portion of the gigantic Mega Millions lottery prize drawn on March 30th. Unlike lotto poseur Mirlande Wilson who held a news conference and talked to the press about her imaginary fortune, these three decided to remain anonymous.

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1:28pm

Fri April 6, 2012
The Two-Way

She Hasn't Checked Her Pants: Lotto 'Winner' Loses Jackpot Ticket

Either her pants are on fire or maybe she's extremely unlucky, but self-declared Mega Millions winner Mirlande Wilson has a really big problem. She's mislaid her very valuable lottery ticket.

Where could it be?

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12:32pm

Thu April 5, 2012
The Two-Way

No One's Claimed Mega Millions Win, Maryland Lottery Official Says

We still don't know who bought the three winning tickets in Friday's $656 million Mega Millions lottery drawing — one in Illinois, one in Kansas and one in Maryland.

And we still don't know what's going on with Mirlande Wilson, the Maryland woman who has made headlines by claiming to have purchased a big winner, but who hasn't yet provided any proof.

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6:10am

Mon April 2, 2012
The Two-Way

Mega Millions Mystery: Who Won?

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The wait continues to see who bought the three winning tickets in Friday's record $656 million Mega Millions lottery drawing.

If for some reason you haven't checked yet (yeah, right!) the winning numbers were 2, 4, 23, 38, 46 and the mega ball was 23.

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