Actor Will Ferrell played an elf in the popular film of the same name.
If you're approached on the street by a man dressed as an elf, accept his gift.
The winning ticket came from the L&F Mini Mart at 9801 Linwood Street in Detroit.
There are many reasons why a lottery winner would keep a jackpot win a secret.
The Johnson Siding General Store in South Dakota has seen two major events over the last week, and the husband and wife owners are wondering what's next.
Stuart Powell, pictured with wife Denise Powell, has no intention of giving up his driving job.
Britain's luckiest lorry driver is celebrating winning the lottery for second time - after a bungling shop assistant sold him the wrong ticket.
Amazing Story Of The Iraqi Lottery Winner Who Bought His Ticket Outside The USA And Won $6.4 Million
The anonymous winner, known only as M.M. signs documentation for his win. PHOTO: The Lotter
The Lotter is the third party lottery ticket buying service. At the beginning of December it broke the record for the first player to win the Oregon Megabucks lottery from outside the USA.
Michael Engfors, a 60-year-old homeless man with his winning lottery ticket.
It was a story to warm your heart. Michael Engfors, of Aspen, Colo., purchased a $10 scratch-off lottery ticket at a local grocery story in Aspen last week...
June Devellano of Fenwick shows her $100,000 Canada Lotto 649 check.
June Devellano of Fenwick was all smiles after winning $100,000 in Canada's November 28 Lotto 649 draw.
It was her past wins in the New York Lottery's Cash X60 scratch-off game that led Pamela Campany to buy a winning million dollar ticket.
Charles Sturtevant, seen here with his wife Sandra, took the lump sum of $650,000.
Faced with unpaid bills, a 50-year-old Haverhill, Massachusetts man was at his wit's end.
New Jersey Lottery Director Carole Hedinger talks about lottery gift giving these holidays.
The legal age for most lotteries is 18 and above.
So the New Jersey Lottery wants to ensure that kids aren’t playing, but they say that gets a little difficult during the holiday season.
Stephen Cox was planning to live a comfortable life but was left with nothing after two roofers conned him. PHOTO: Mirror
Stephen Cox, 63, won £101,000 (US$152,000) on the UK National Lottery in 2003 and had lived a comfortable life until he was cajoled into making at least six trips to the bank.
Jenn (L) and Dione are part of a UK National Lottery group worth more than £10 million combined, but don't mind doing some hard work. PHOTO: ITV News/Charlotte Saker
They have a combined fortune of more than £10 million (US$15M) but it doesn't mean these UK National Lottery winners are above a bit of hard work.
Rodney Meadows had the biggest stroke of luck in his life after winning two major prizes.
A California man did the impossible after winning a $1,000 scratch-off prize.