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Monday
Feb012016

This Is What A Fake £33 Million Lottery Ticket Looks Like

Susanne Hinte, 48, claimed to have washed a £33million jackpot ticket by mistake. PHOTO: DAILY MAIL

It was big news last week... a UK National Lottery winner came forward with a damaged ticket to claim the £33million (US$47.2M) jackpot.

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Sunday
Jan312016

Do You Make These 9 Lottery Ticket Buying Mistakes?


You might be unlucky like John Wines (pictured) who thought he had won $500,000 but was told by the scratch-off organisation it was a mistake. It pays to be sure of the rules when you get your tickets.

So here are 9 clangers you should watch out for when you buy your tickets:

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Sunday
Jan312016

Welder Loses His Job Then Amazingly Wins £1 Million Two Weeks Later

Marjorie and Alan Tyrie scooped a £1million win just days after losing his job.

It couldn't have come at a better time for the welder who had just been made redundant.

In a heartwarming stroke of luck Alan Tyrie and his wife Marjorie won £1 million (US$1.4 million) just two weeks with a UK National Lottery ticket.

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Saturday
Jan302016

Two Happy Western New Yorkers Each Win $1 Million From The NY Lottery

Maryann Nowak (r) and Amy McGavis both received checks Friday worth $1 million dollars from the NY Lottery's Yolanda Vega.

Two western New Yorkers collected million-dollar checks after the New York State Lottery officially recognized their lottery wins.

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Saturday
Jan302016

Unwanted Lottery Ticket Puts $7 Million Into Grocery Store Clerk's Pocket

Michael Donnelly is Virginia's first top-prize winner in the Cash4Life game.

A grocery store employee accidentally generated the wrong lottery ticket for a customer who then chose another ticket.

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Tuesday
Jan262016

This Vintage Lottery Ad With A Bearskin Rug Just Doesn't Make Sense

We've scratched our heads to figure out this blast from the past Delaware Lottery ad from 2007.

Even the official headline is not that clear: "Sometimes it pays to get a little out of line. Win by matching numbers straight or across lines."

Tuesday
Jan262016

Lucky Snowstorm Reveals $1 Million Powerball Lottery Ticket Almost One Year Later

Big queues line up for a chance of winning a Powerball jackpot.

It took almost a year to discover a winning lottery ticket, but a Philadelphia man got lucky after getting stuck in a snowstorm.

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Tuesday
Jan262016

Powerball Lottery Buyer Caught Out When She Paid For Tickets By Credit Card

A Powerball winner at a Michigan Lottery press conference last year.

It was the first time the Michigan woman had used her credit card to play the lottery.

Becky Landry of Tecumseh caught Powerball fever when the jackpot soared beyond $1 billion, so she bought $20 worth of tickets.

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Wednesday
Jan202016

Here's Why All Lottery Winners Will Always Need A Good Lawyer

John Robinson, a longtime resident of Munford, Tennessee, was one of three ticket holders winning the world-record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot. PHOTO: AP

In January three Powerball ticket holders won the record $1.6 billion jackpot and will face some lifechanging challenges.

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Friday
Jan152016

Three Winners Share a Powerball $1.5 Billion - But What About This New Millionaire?


The owner of the store which sold one of the winning $1.5 billion USA Powerball tickets.

California Lottery officials presented 7-Eleven owner Balbir Atwal with a $1million check, just for being the lucky place where one of the Powerball winners purchased her ticket.

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Thursday
Jan142016

Here's What Billionaire Mark Cuban Advises The New Powerball Winners

M. Faroqui, left, celebrates the sale of a winning Powerball ticket at a 7-Eleven in Chino Hills. PHOTO: Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times

The $1.5 Billion Powerball has been won by three tickets, and it's not surprising.

Because most of the numbers were at the low end of the scale where many casual players calculate their lucky numbers.

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Sunday
Jan102016

Sorry Boss, I'm Leaving Right Now... What Lottery Players Say After Winning

California resident Steven Tran won $648 million and wasted no time telling his boss.

Leaving their job is usually the first step to freedom for many lottery winners. Here's what one winner said to his boss:

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Saturday
Jan092016

Lucky Shamrock Store Has Sold $100 Million In Winning Lottery Tickets

This is the ritual that a record-breaking Michigan store does for every ticket sold.

 Many lottery players have rituals, so this one is sure to please buyers from Party World in Alpine Township.

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Friday
Jan082016

Powerball's Giant Jackpot of 2016 Crashed Florida Lottery's Website

Players buy tickets for the Ohio Lottery's Powerball game on Wednesday. PHOTO: CNN

The $500 million jackpot for last Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing crashed the Florida Lottery's website, according to department spokeswoman Shelly Gerteisen.

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Friday
Jan082016

This Is The Worst State In The USA For Winning A Powerball Jackpot

The Wall Street Journal decided to find out which US state took the most in taxes from your lottery win. In this video they also tell about the 10 states with a surprising secret. VIDEO: WSJ