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Monday
Aug312015

Shy Alberta Man Wanted Birth Control Pills, Got $50 Million Lottery Jackpot Instead

Raymond and Sheena Scott are presented with their check by Bill Robinson, president of the Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission.

It wasn't the result Ray Scott was expecting when he visited his local Mini Mart.

He was there with his wife getting a prescription when he discovered he had won Canada's Lotto MAX jackpot of $50 million.

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Sunday
Aug302015

Here's A Real Lottery Success Story From A $60 Million Powerball Winner

Powerball winner Jack Long (circled) presents a check for $100,000 to the Children’s Fund in San Bernardino. PHOTO: Herald News/Alejandro Cano

It's tempting to spend your lottery millions on houses, cars and trips, but Jack Long was going to do something else with his Powerball jackpot.

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Friday
Aug282015

After Ten Long Years Canadian 649 Lotto Winner Finally Hits The Jackpot

Jean-Claude Raiche won $9,052,901.20 in the Aug. 22 649 draw. PHOTO: Atlantic Lotto Corp

Playing the same numbers for 10 years finally paid off for LOTTO 6/49 winner Jean-Claude Raiche of Bathurst.

The 71-year-old father and grandfather won over $9 million and was presented with his cheque today at Atlantic Lottery Corp.'s headquarters in Moncton.

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Thursday
Aug272015

Guess What The Lucky Penny Lottery Winner Built In His Back Garden

 

Lottery winner Sean Lloyd made a lucky penny monument in his back garden. PHOTO: Julian Hamilton/Daily Mirror

Bus driver Sean Lloyd wanted to remember the good luck penny that brought him a £1.8 million (US$2.7M) jackpot. So he built a wishing well with a fountain.

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Tuesday
Aug252015

WINNERS SPEND: This Might Be The Craziest Lottery Win Purchase Ever

Winner Alan Rowley spent $31,500 on a state of the art weather station. PHOTO: Nottingham Post

What do winners buy? According to the UK National Lottery:

"Many winners take their time deciding what to buy - with property and cars topping the list of purchases, but some opt for something a bit more unique."

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Monday
Aug242015

Yeah OK, Whatever... Response From Wife Of $50 Million Lotto MAX Winner

Raymond Scott is Canada's newest $50 million Lotto MAX winner. PHOTO: Edmonton Sun

His wife didn't believe him at first when Ray Scott told her he had won $50 million.

Scott, who lives in Fort Kent, Alta., said he's always joked about winning the lottery, so when he told his wife they had actually hit the jackpot she was dubious.

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Tuesday
Aug112015

Now The Search Begins For $63 Million California SuperLotto Plus Winner

A SuperLotto Plus lottery ticket sold in Chatsworth, California has hit the jackpot – and is now worth $63 million. The winner has not revealed themselves yet.

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Monday
Aug102015

$6.5 Million Winning Builder Jokes About Getting His Lottery Ticket Money Back

Gerald Murphy (center) celebrates his US$6.5 million win at National Lottery headquarters. PHOTO: Herald

One of the big advantages of the Silver Lotto System is that you don't have to wait as long as Irish millionaire Gerald Murphy.

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Wednesday
Aug052015

Here's How Many Lottery Millions Are Never Collected Each Year Through Lost Tickets

LOST & FOUND: The Seidens found their lost ticket in time to claim the $1 million jackpot from the Illinois Lottery. PHOTO: Chuck Berman/Chicago Tribune

More than $2 million was never collected in 2015 by Wisconsin lottery players who threw out their tickets, or simply forgot to collect their prizes.

And more than $57 million has been lost in this way since 1997 in the state, and it's a familiar story for many other lotteries too.

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Sunday
Aug022015

It's A First For Australian Lottery Games - Now Playing Every Day Of The Week

For the first time ever, Australia's Tatts Lottery will now draw a lottery every day of the week. 

The introduction of Tattersall's newest game "Set For Life" will draw a winner each and every day.

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Sunday
Aug022015

Woman Wanted To Whoop In The Street After Her $1 Million Lottery Win

Million dollar winner Sheila Cleasby plans to take a vacation.

Edmonton's newest Lotto 649 millionaire Sheila Cleasby wanted to shout to the world, "I won a million dollars!"

Cleasby was at a store checking her ticket when the screen revealed her life was never going to be the same,

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Thursday
Jul302015

This Is The Only Known Photo Of The 52-Year-Old $92M Mega Millions Winner

 

Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko (left) with Mega Millions winner Steven Peloquin (right), of Mechanicsville, Virginia in the check presentation photo. 

Truck drivers can make a nice paycheck on the road. But it would take many lifetimes of driving to equal the payday Mechanicsville trucker Steven Peloquin earned last week.

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Tuesday
Jul282015

Here's A Downside To The Powerball Lottery Reaching A $1 Billion Jackpot

The biggest Powerball jackpot - $564 million - being drawn in February, 2015. PHOTO: CNN Money

Very soon it's going to be harder for the average player to win Powerball - even though the jackpot may possibly climb to 1 billion dollars.

That's because from the October 7, 2015 draw, the 36 states that participate in the multi-state lottery are making changes that make it harder to win the top prize.

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Monday
Jul272015

What Are The Odds...Canadian Gets Struck By Lightning AND Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize

Peter McCathie survived a lightning strike as a teenager. He's seen with co-winner Diane Miller and an Atlantic Lottery representative. PHOTO: abc news

The odds are insanely remote... getting struck by ligthning and winning a substantial prize in the lottery. But one of them happened to Canadian Peter McCathie just last week.

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Sunday
Jul262015

Wow - Generous $13 Million Michigan Lottery Winner Gives His Lincoln Car To Lotto Store Employee

Robin and Brian DerMiner own DerMiner’s Parkside Market. This morning they found out they sold a lottery ticket worth 13 million dollars.

Most of you are generous with your winnings. We know from our survey below that most of you would reward the store where you bought your million-dollar ticket.

But an anonymous Lotto 47 winner is going a step further. He's going to give the store clerk a car.

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