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Letters: Remembering the Alamo and real Texas pit barbecue

Chris Reynolds has hit the jackpot with me twice in a row. In October, it was Pike Place Market and Seattle ["Beacon on the Waterfront," Oct. 12]; this month, it was the Alamo and San Antonio, where I was born ["Remember?," Nov. 9]. I went back to San Antonio and Goliad (down the road a...

Michelle Wie chases $1 million in LPGA season finale

Wie plays her way into contention for the $1 million CME Globe jackpot at the LPGA’s season finale, some time after which she will shoot scenes for an episode of ‘Hawaii Five-0.’ Michelle Wie, playing her way on Friday into the running...Show More Summary

Buffalo snow peaks at 7.3 feet during week of once-in-a-generation cold

The grand totals are in from the Buffalo area's deadly lake-effect snow event — and the town of Cowlesville, New York, hit the jackpot. That community, about 25 miles east-southeast from downtown Buffalo, picked up 88 inches of snow this week. Show More Summary

Oregon cities want part of the recreational pot tax jackpot

Oregon voters on Nov. 4 approved use of small amounts of recreational marijuana in their state. The fight over taxing weed, however, continues. The ballot initiative that passed by a 56-to-44-percent margin specifically gave the state the exclusive right to tax marijuana. Show More Summary

Two Australian dudes narrate the insane experience of hitting the jackpot on a Japanese slot machine.

3 days agoOdd : Happy Place

At this point, I wouldn't have been surprised if the machine bestowed powers directly upon the winner via a beam of energy. Most of us have played a slot machine or a coin arcade like this one before, or even pinball or some other game where the odds of winning, really winning, are basically nil. Show More Summary

Javon Patterson to Ole Miss: Rebels Land 4-Star OG Prospect

Ole Miss has hit the jackpot as 4-star offensive guard Javon Patterson has announced his commitment to the Rebels, according to Ben Garrett of Scout.com: It's a major get considering the 6'4" and 290-pound Petal High School (Mississippi) product was one of the nation's most sought-after interior linemen in the class of 2015. Show More Summary

'Jackpot' Remake Lands 'Monster' Director Patty Jenkins

Focus Features is behind Patty Jenkins' comedy remake 'Jackpot', which follows four shady men who win a big sports betting pool. [...]

Hanni El Khatib ft. GZA – Moonlight (Remix)

The Genius hops on a new version of the title track from Hanni El Khatib’s upcoming Moonlight album. Previously: U-God ft. GZA & Jackpot Scotty Wotty – Heads Up

Pick a number, any number: $185 million for pregnancy bias

California: “A jury has awarded a local mother more than $185 million in damages in a pregnancy and gender discrimination case against her former employer AutoZone.” [KGTV, auto-plays] Tweet Tags: jackpot justice, pregnancy discrimination,...Show More Summary

All aboard the poop train

Rachel Brusstar, 24, has only been riding the CTA for two years but she already knows how to sniff out a winter commuting phenomenon: The poop train car. Brusstar thought she hit the jackpot last year when she caught a Red Line train during rush hour and was able to score a seat because there were few riders in her car. Show More Summary

'Monster' Director Patty Jenkins Takes the Action Comedy 'Jackpot'

At one time, Monster director Patty Jenkins was lined up to direct Thor: The Dark World for Marvel Studios, but some trouble behind the scenes saw her exit the project and the job ended up going to Alan Taylor. Sadly, that means theShow More Summary

Powerball Lottery Starts at $40M, But These Winners Prove Smaller Jackpots Make Dreams Come True

The Powerball lottery jackpot starts over on Wednesday, offering a “mere” $40 million up for grabs after one ticket Missouri matched all six numbers on Saturday to win a whopping $203 million jackpot, the fourth-highest of the nine Powerball winners so far in 2014. Show More Summary

Lea Michele's Boyfriend Might Not Have Been Who Everyone Thought She'd Wind Up With, But It Sounds Like He's Proved He's Perfect!

You know a guy is good for you when all of your friends are gushing about him! Lea Michele definitely hit the jackpot when she snagged her current BF, Matthew Paetz! When Cory Monteith passed away last summer, the 28-year-old actress spent most of her time working and grieving… But it wasn't too long before she met Matt [...]

Britney Spears Shares An 'Awww' Inducing Photo Of Her & Her New Boyfriend Charlie Ebersol!

We love this new guy in Britney Spears' life! [ Photos: Everyday Citizens Who Hit The Jackpot And Married Celebrities! ] BritBrit just posted to Instagram a photo of her and her new beau Charlie Ebersol, and you can tell sparks are flying between the two just by her caption alone: This guy… ???? You don't just pull out [...]

Powerball $203 Million Jackpot Won In Missouri — But Mystery Surrounds Winning Ticket

A Powerball jackpot of nearly $203 million up for grabs in Saturday’s drawing will go to one big winner in Missouri. But for some reason, the Missouri state lottery commission has kept quiet with details of the winning ticket, even as...Show More Summary

Mega Millions Lottery: Here’s What Happens When Mr. Cupcakes Wins A Million Bucks

The Mega Millions lottery saw no new jackpot winners in Friday’s drawing, one which saw the multi-state lottery reset to the minimum $15 million after one ticket purchased at a gas station in upstate New York won a staggering $326 million prize. Show More Summary

Las Vegas: The Tub in The Cromwell's Parlour Suite: A Different Kind of Jackpot in Vegas

2 weeks agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

There is no shortage of killer hotel views in Las Vegas, especially at night, but give us a room where we can admire the Strip from the comfort of a warm, bubble bath and well, that's almost as good as winning the jackpot. Almost. This...Show More Summary

Powerball Lottery Tops $200 Million Jackpot — Here’s The Tax You’ll Pay If You Win

The Powerball lottery jackpot pushed its way past the $200 million mark after no ticket hit all six numbers in Wednesday’s drawing, the 12th straight Powerball drawing without a jackpot winner. The jackpot of $203 million on the line...Show More Summary

Upstate NY store sells winning $326M lottery ticket

A lucky lottery player who bought a Quick Pick ticket at an upstate truck stop hit the $326 million Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night — the largest prize in New York state history.

Mega Millions $321 Million Jackpot! Someone At This Gas Station Won It All — Powerball Up Next

A Mega Millions jackpot of $321 million, the eighth-largest jackpot since the multi-state lottery began 18 years ago under the name “The Big Game,” will go to a single ticket buyer who fills up at the discount gas station pictured above. Show More Summary

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