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Lottery News for November, 2014
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Northern Ireland woman wins life-changing £12.9M EuroMillions jackpot. 5:53 am - Mary Hamilton of Newtownabbey in Northern Ireland is celebrating winning £12,935,936.30 (US$20.3 million) in the multi-country EuroMillions lottery game.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Audit: Stores buying Michigan lottery tickets from players. 10:13 pm - Some Michigan stores that sell lottery tickets are hitting the jackpot by buying winning tickets from desperate players at a discount, according to auditors who are urging a crackdown on the illegal practice.
Monday, November 17, 2014
N.Y. doorman who won lottery loses battle with cancer. 12:21 pm - A Park Avenue doorman who catapulted to fame after winning a $5 million jackpot has lost his battle with cancer.
Friday, November 14, 2014
N.J. Vietnam vet wins $21M Monopoly Millionaires' Club jackpot. 6:50 pm - The New Jersey Lottery had the honor of crowning the first in the nation, Top Prize winner of the Monopoly Millionaires' Club draw game.
UK lottery winner says he's happier now that the money's gone. 7:28 am - A small-time criminal who won £6.5 million (US$10.2 million) in the UK National Lottery but ended up homeless told yesterday how the win had been a "curse".
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Georgia woman accused of scheme to steal lottery winnings. 12:04 pm - A Georgia woman has been indicted in Missouri on charges that stole nearly half a million dollars in lottery winnings from a 60-year-old victim.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
New Jersey Lottery sells the first Monopoly Millionaires' Club jackpot winner. 11:58 am - The Monopoly Millionaires' Club jackpot of $21 million was won in Friday night's drawing of the multi-state game by one ticket sold in New Jersey.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Lottery Post Founder featured in John Oliver HBO segment. 9:39 am - Todd Northrop, founder of the Web site Lottery Post, was featured in a segment of the Last Week Tonight with John Oliver show on HBO.
Friday, November 07, 2014
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
New York lottery player wins $321M Mega Millions jackpot. 6:10 pm - For the first time since Aug. 22, someone has won the Mega Millions jackpot.
Saturday, November 01, 2014