News | Business
7 Mar 2021 7:24
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Business

    A lottery jackpot of more than a billion US dollars has been struck...after growing steadily since September last year

    A lottery jackpot of more than a billion US dollars has been struck...after growing steadily since September last year


    The Mega Millions payout...assuming it's claimed...is the third largest ever.

    The winning ticket was purchased at a supermarket in Detroit, and beat odds of one im more than 300 million.

    The winner will take the full jackpot if they accept is an annuity, paid in 30 annual instalments.

    Most winners go for a cash lump sum...which in this case would be 557 million after taxes.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Business News
     07 Mar: Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee's been charged with fraud and money laundering
     06 Mar: A big brand change for Christchurch events company Vbase - is going to come with an equally big price tag
     05 Mar: Air New Zealand has been involved in a data breach
     05 Mar: Chinese demand has pushed up the expected payout for farmers
     05 Mar: Ports of Auckland is optimistic about the second half of the financial year, despite dismal first half results
     05 Mar: A disappointing debut for My Food Bag on the NZX, with stock falling despite high expectations
     05 Mar: Fonterra has lifted its forecast Farmgate Milk Price
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Life on the farm with her family is Rebecca Mahoney's main priority More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee's been charged with fraud and money laundering More...



     Today's News

    Business:
    Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee's been charged with fraud and money laundering 7:16

    Netball:
    The Silver Ferns have again shown they're a strong second half team 7:06

    Entertainment:
    Hilary Duff is "grateful" for the two 'Lizzie McGuire' episodes she filmed 7:01

    Entertainment:
    Louise Redknapp thinks being married to a soccer star is more "challenging" than people imagine 6:31

    Soccer:
    All Whites striker Chris Wood's found himself on the scoresheet for Burnley in bizzare circumstances 6:26

    Entertainment:
    Barack Obama has Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce and The Beatles on his shower playlist 6:01

    Auckland:
    Investigations will continue tomorrow at the scene of a car fire in Flat Bush, east Auckland 23:37

    Christchurch:
    The road has reopened after a fatal collision between a car and a motorcycle on Governors Bay Teddington Road in Christchurch 21:37

    Entertainment:
    Ella Bleu Travolta has landed a lead role in upcoming film 'Get Lost' 21:31

    Living & Travel:
    Two Lotto tickets each now worth half-a-million dollars are the biggest winners in tonight's draw 21:17


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd