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Euro Millions Lottery Sparks Buying Frenzy With $224 Million Top Prize
EuroMillions, the lottery held in nine European countries, is about to eclipse Powerball in the U.S. as the world's single biggest cash prize. The payoff in tomorrow's draw swelled to 183 million euros ($224 million) after no winners emerged from any lottery since Nov. 11. The jackpot is luring would-be millionaires from across the region. I'll buy a desert island somewhere warm, lots of things for my family, and give some to charity, said Martha Dacosta, 25, a nurse's aide who bought ...
Feb 2, 2006, 9:38 am - Lottery News forum

Britons go lotto loopy for £100m Euro Millions draw
If one lucky player wins the Euro Millions jackpot tomorrow they will instantly become Britain's 458th richest person, alongside Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne.According to figures from posh bankers Coutts Co, they'll be earning around 12,300 a day in interest alone that's 86,300 per week.A Camelot spokeswoman said, This is now the biggest lottery jackpot in Europe. We're in completely uncharted territory. We are obviously hoping for a UK winner needless to say, there are going to be a lot of ...
Jan 26, 2006, 9:18 am - Lottery News forum

Record $150 million Euro Millions lottery drawing Friday
Fortune-hunters are set to propel the Euro Millions jackpot to a record 85 million (US$150 million), experts said yesterday.If one player wins the jackpot this Friday they will pocket 4-times more than Britain's biggest National Lottery winner.In just seconds they would have more cash than David and Victoria Beckham, whose joint wealth is estimated at 75 million.A National Lottery spokesman said: If a lot of people all over Europe decide to have a go the jackpot could be 85 million. If no o ...
Jan 17, 2006, 8:03 am - Lottery News forum

$92m Euro Millions lottery jackpot won by Jobless man, son
A jobless 55-year-old Frenchman and one of his seven children shared a prize of 75.88 million (US$92.80 million) on Saturday after selecting combinations of the family's ages in the multi-nation Euro Millions lottery.The French lottery firm said the winning ticket in Friday's draw was bought in Cafe de l'Arrivee the Arrival Pub at Franconville-la-Garenne in Val d'Oise, not far from Paris.French television showed one of the winner's sons arriving at the cafe on Saturday to celebrate and ta ...
Sep 17, 2005, 1:14 pm - Lottery News forum

Euro Millions lottery winner wants 'normality'
Irish housewife Dolores McNamara wants to return to normality as soon as possible, her solicitor said today as she collected the biggest jackpot in European Lottery history.After four days of hiding, the Limerick housewife finally braved the attention to collect her 115 million (US$136 million) bumper check.The mother of six, from Garryowen in Limerick, looked bewildered as she was escorted into the National Lottery offices.Mrs McNamara was alongside her solicitor, David Sweeney, as he said: D ...
Aug 4, 2005, 8:18 pm - Lottery News forum

Euro Millions lottery winner makes press wait for prize claim
The wealthiest winner in European lottery history failed to come forward to collect her 115.6 million (US$136 million) prize yesterday, to the disappointment of waiting press.Dolores McNamara, a housewife and mother of six children from Limerick, was expected to arrive at the Dublin offices of the lottery organization to collect a check for the equivalent of 77 million.Mrs McNamara, 50, won the jackpot in last Friday's Euro Millions draw, but has not been seen since celebrating with champagne ...
Aug 3, 2005, 9:21 am - Lottery News forum

Euro Millions lottery winner 'in Dublin to collect prize'
The Irish woman who won the biggest jackpot in European lottery history is believed to have flown to Dublin to collect her winnings, it emerged Monday.A relation of Dolores McNamara, 50, from St Patrick's Road, in Limerick city, said she flew straight to the capital with her best friend the day after learning of her 115.6 million (US$136 million) win. Apparently she flew to Dublin from Shannon on Saturday morning and booked into a hotel there, her relative, who did not want to be named, said.H ...
Aug 2, 2005, 9:15 am - Lottery News forum

Man let lottery winner go first
A man has revealed he missed out on the $136 million Euro Millions lottery jackpot because he let winner Dolores McNamara buy her ticket first.Larry Moriarty stepped aside as they both queued for lucky dips in the EuroMillions rollover reports The Sun. I left the pub to buy a ticket at the shop. Dolores was outside and we chatted. Then I let her go ahead of me in the queue, Moriarty said. So I was directly behind her when the machine gave her the winning numbers. He added, It could not have ...
Aug 1, 2005, 12:42 pm - Lottery News forum

Record Euro Millions lottery winner goes into hiding
A mother-of-six who won a US$136 million ( 77 million) jackpot in one of the biggest lottery wins in history was in hiding last night.Dolores McNamara, 50, fled her family home in County Limerick, Ireland, at the weekend after receiving a torrent of media interest following her extraordinary win.The housewife and mother of six had been sitting in her local pub at Garryowen on Friday night when the winning numbers of the EuroMillions lottery appeared on television.Her son Dean, 15, said, When th ...
Aug 1, 2005, 8:39 am - Lottery News forum

Record Euro Millions jackpot won in Switzerland
A player in Switzerland scooped a huge 43.9 million (US$83 million) Lottery jackpot Friday night.The Euro Millions prize the biggest since the game began in February of 2004 created a 400% surge in UK ticket sales.Ben Rosier, spokesman for National Lottery operator Camelot, said: There was one lucky jackpot winner in Switzerland, so one mystery player has just become very, very rich.The winning numbers in Friday's EuroMillions draw were 31, 50, 25, 11, 07 and the Lucky Stars were 03 and 01. The ...
Apr 11, 2005, 10:03 am - Lottery News forum