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Wednesday
Dec072016

Two Brothers Win Powerball On The Same Day - One Walks Away With $291 Million. And The Other?...

The Stocklas brothers both bought tickets at the same time while on holiday in Florida, but the wins turned out quite differently.

After a month-long fishing vacation in the Florida Keys, James Stocklas and his brother Bob decided to buy some lottery tickets on their way home.

Then Senior District Judge James Stocklas, 67, discovered he and two others had won the $291million jackpot.

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Wednesday
Dec072016

Sydney's Monday Lotto $1 Million Winner Reveals He Played The Same Numbers Weekly For 25 Years

The Hoxton Park Newsagency in Sydney's western suburbs where the Lotto winner bought his tickets.

If money was a reward for persistence, then $1 million would be a good figure for it.

Because it took the anonymous winner 25 long years playing the same numbers to win that amount last week.

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Tuesday
Dec062016

Couple Who Won A Powerball $246 Million Jackpot Have Disappeared

This is the last time William and Heather ten Broeke were seen in public after their $246 Million Powerball win.

It was a gentle reminder from his wife that caused William ten Broeke to buy the Powerball ticket that changed their lives.

William and Heather were grocery shopping when she reminded her husband to buy a Powerball ticket for the Sept. 17 drawing.

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Tuesday
Dec062016

Skokie Resident Scratched $20 Illinois Lottery Card To Reveal A $1 Million Windfall

Ray Hermez holds his winning ticket at the Illinois Lottery headquarters.

A Skokie resident became an instant millionaire when he won an Illinois Lottery 'Fabulous Fortune' lottery yesterday.

Illinios Lottery officials confirmed that Ray Hermez won $1,000,000 when he scratched off the ticket he purchased at the Shell station in Skokie.

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Tuesday
Dec062016

Mistaken Cash4Life Ticket Turns 70-Year-Old New Jersey Man Into An Instant Millionaire

Sams, the store where Dante Castillo of Manchester won $1 Million with the wrong ticket.

When the clerk at the lottery counter mistakenly sold Dante Castillo, 70, the wrong ticket, it turned out to be a winning move.

The 70-year-old generally picks his own numbers, but this time the clerk at Sam's Day And Night Food Store accidentally sold him a Quick Pick ticket instead.

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Monday
Dec052016

Elvis Returns To Personally Hand Grandmother A $1.25 Million Lottery Prize 

Retired grandmother Vera Webber and Elvis celebrate her EuroMillions win. PHOTO: Daily Mail.

A grandmother from South Ockendon in Britain got a double surprise after her 2013 lottery win.

Vera Webber mistakenly thought her Euromillions prize was only £20,000, but found it was £1 Million (about US $1.25 million) after her daughter checked the numbers.

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Sunday
Dec042016

More Bad Luck: $315 Million Powerball Lottery Winner's Home Burns To The Ground

Flames engulf the Whittaker home as firefighters battle the Rocky Gap blaze.

One of the world's biggest Powerball lottery winners is facing disaster after his West Virginia home burnt down yesterday.

Jack Whittaker won US$314.9 million in the 2002 Powerball multi-state lottery. At the time it was the largest jackpot ever won by a single winning ticket in the history of American lottery.

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Saturday
Dec032016

Disguised Man Dressed As An Elf Gave Free Lottery Tickets To Unsuspecting Public

Another disguised donor, 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.

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Saturday
Dec032016

Ticket Seller Spent Four Years Waiting For His $5.2 Million Lottery Prize

Lottery ticket seller Manuel Reija has been waiting for over 4 years to claim a multi-million dollar win.

Lottery salesman Manuel Reija found a El Gordo lottery ticket left on the counter in his licensed lottery store in Galicia, Spain.

“I usually throw away the tickets I see lying around but this one surprised me because it was very well preserved, as if it had been ironed,” Manuel Reija recalled.

He said that he decided to check the ticket in the store's lottery checking machine, "just out of curiosity."

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Saturday
Dec032016

Meet The Chino Hills Millionaire Winner Who Didn't Even Enter The Powerball Lottery

The Chino Hills store owner who sold one of the winning $1.5 billion USA Powerball tickets in 2016.

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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