03/05/12 Two life long buddies hit the West Virginia Powerball lottery for a $14,000,000 jackpot. Mike Shaver and Ron Simmons will share the winnings from matching the first 5 white numbers, 7 times and had the Powerplay option. The Prima 7-Eleven store at 5706 on 3rd Street in Weston sold these winning lotto tickets.
01/16/12 John Wiles hit the W.Va. lottery for a $1,000,000 jackpot on the 12/27/11 lottery. 'It has not really hit me yet, he said, 'It was a great surprise when I checked the ticket and I had to have my wife look at it too.' The Bells Grocery on Grafton Road in Morgantown sold this winning ticket. The actual winning lotto numbers were 23-32-33-39-43 Megaball 08.
Jim Barnes hit the West Virginia Mega Millions for a $250,000 jackpot. The Short Gap Mountaineer Mart sold this winning lotto ticket.
02/15/11 The West Virginia Lottery provides another chance to win the lottery. 12 winners for the month, 2 top prizes of $25,000. On 2/22/11 this drawing will be drawn. Players may enter the drawings online at wvlottery.com or by U.S. Mail. All mail entries must be mailed to the following address: 3501 MacCorkle Ave, SE, #210 Charleston, WV 25304.
11/16/10 Gregory Sizemore of Ravencliff hit a $35,000 jackpot on the instant Press Your Luck. Sizemore said, I have my work cut out for me. He also said he has already bought himself a new vehicle. The 7-Eleven store in Oceana sold this winning lotto ticket.
10/17/10 Carlton Claytor of Beckley said, My wife and I were tickled to death over $200,000 we just feel so very blessed. The Eagle's Convenience store on Harper Road in Beckley sold this winning ticket. He played one ticket for the Powerball drawing.
09/04/10 Lottery sales at the West Virginia State Fair broke last year’s record by 11 percent. Instant ticket sales were nearly 13 percent higher than last year. In nine days the State Fair sold over eight times the number of instant tickets than our number two retailer sold in an entire month.
08/25/10 W Smith of has finally claimed his Powerball winning from the 8/21/10 Powerball lottery. The Mountaineer ROCS in Martinsburg sold this winning ticket. Smith said he puts family first, saying that the win will change his life drastically The timing of this could not have been more perfect. My grandson told me that he said a prayer Saturday, asking that I win the jackpot. I'll immediately replace my car and truck.
08/01/10 Keith Keiffer, won $50,000 on the Platinum game. The Sunny Spot Sunoco in Lookout sold this winning ticket. I bought the ticket when I pre-paid, so was scratching it off while I was pumping the gas. I looked and scratched and looked and scratched. This just couldn't have come at a better time, he said.
07/7/10 Wilbur Smith won the $25,000 top prize in the Cash25 game. The Go Mart on Fairmont Ave. sold this winner.
06/3/10 Sandy Minnick of Philippi won $200,000 cash on WV Powerball lotto. It really didn't seem real that I'd won so much money, until I actually had the check in my hand. Minnick said she would pay off the mortgage on her home and buy my first brand new car. Sandy purchased just one ticket at the Mountaineer Mart in Philippi for the 5/26/10 Powerball game.I just buy one ticket every now and then, she said.