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Saturday
Dec032016

Lotto Store Clerk Buys Back His Lottery Ticket Mistake Which Wins Him $7 Million!

Michael Donnelly holds his winning check as Virginia's first top-prize winner in the Cash4Life game.

It was a mix-up that turned into the biggest stroke of luck for a grocery store employee.

He accidentally generated the wrong Cash4Life lottery ticket for a customer who then chose another ticket

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Friday
Dec022016

Two Happy Women From Western New York Win $1 Million Each In A Double Ceremony

DOUBLE CEREMONY: Amy McGavis (L) and Maryann Nowak (R) both received their $1 million checks from NY Lottery's Yolanda Vega.

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

Both 59-year-old Maryann Nowak of Cheektowaga and 82-year-old Amy McGavis of Dunkirk received their prizes from their respective lottery wins at a special presentation ceremony.

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Friday
Dec022016

Woman Fakes Winning $41 Million Lottery Ticket. Did She Get Away With It?

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

The claim was big news all over the media when a UK National Lottery winner came forward with a damaged ticket for a £33million (US$41M) jackpot.

The alleged winner, Susanne Hinte, said she had washed her jeans with the ticket in a pocket. Here's the ticket she claimed was authentic:

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Friday
Dec022016

Lorry Driver Wins $1.4 Million Lottery Jackpot By MISTAKE And It's His Second Windfall

Stuart and Denise Powell celebrate his unusual win for the second time in 4 years.

A bungling shop assistant sold Britain's luckiest lorry driver the wrong ticket, but Denis Powell had the last laugh when he ended up celebrating his second lottery win.

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Friday
Dec022016

Online Lottery Tickets A Disaster For Woman, 55, Who Loses A Fortune Through A Simple Error

Lottery officials told Edwina Nylan she hadn't won £35 Million (US$44M). PHOTO: The Sun

She could have won £35 million. Edwina and David Nylan would be leading a different life now if they had bought their UK National Lottery ticket at a store.

Instead they lost a multi-million dollar fortune because they bought the winning numbers online.

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Thursday
Dec012016

Will 20 Tennessee Co-Workers Stay At Work After Sharing $421 Million Powerball Jackpot?  

Members of the 'Tennessee 20' Powerball jackpot group with Rebecca Hargrove (center), President and CEO of the Tennessee Education Lottery.

The factory boss asked his staff - 20 new multi-millionaire Powerball winners - if they would be quitting straight away.

The group, named the Tennessee 20 by lottery syndicate leader Amy O'neal's son, work together at the North American Stamping Group in Portland.

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Thursday
Dec012016

Update 2016: $220M Powerball Jackpot Winner Brad Duke Talks About Growing His Win To $1 Billion

Brad Duke in 2005 with his oversize check. After taxes the prize amounted to $126 million.

It was one of the most unusual wishlists in lottery. After Brad Duke of Star won the lottery in 2005, he set a goal of turning his $220 million Powerball winnings into $1 billion in 15 years.

It was originally 3 years. So what changed, and how far has he got up to now, 2016?

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Thursday
Dec012016

Forgetful Lottery Winner Drives Off With $1 Million Lotto Ticket On His Roof

The Auckland supermarket where the winning $1 million lotto ticket was lost.

It was a story you would expect wouldn't have a happy ending. A $1 Million winner in New Zealand was about to claim his prize from the lottery headquarters.

He bought some beer from the supermarket in the photo to celebrate later.

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Thursday
Dec012016

Florida Man Gives His Dog A Lottery Ticket Gift Which Wins $3 Million

You couldn't make this up. When Florida resident Bill Kelly gave one of three lottery tickets to his family pet, little did he realise what the outcome would be.

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Wednesday
Nov302016

16 Toyota Factory Workers Were About To Lose Their Jobs, Then Won $15 Million Oz Lotto Jackpot

Workers at Toyota's manufacturing plant in Victoria, Australia, were devastated in February when they learned the factory would shut in 2017.

But now 16 of the 2,500 workers who are expected to lose their jobs have been given a lucky break - a $15 million jackpot lottery win,

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