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Alabama woman claims biggest Florida Lotto jackpot of the year
By Todd Northrop A woman from Alabama was the holder of a winning lottery ticket from last week's $48 million jackpot drawing of the Florida Lotto game. Carolyn Bell, 64, of Montgomery, Alabama, claimed what turned out to be the largest Florida Lotto jackpot of 2014, opting to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $32,609,501.60. The numbers drawn for the November 19, 2014, Lotto drawing were 13, 16, 17, 26, 39, and 41, with Xtra number 3. Bell is a loyal Florida Lo ...
Nov 25, 2014, 9:36 am - Lottery News forum

Northern Ireland woman wins life-changing £12.9M EuroMillions jackpot
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. At a press conference Tuesday morning at the Culloden Hotel Northern Ireland's latest lottery millionaire Mary Hamilton enjoyed a glass of Champagne to mark her big win with a Lucky Dip [Quick Pick] ticket. The 65-year-old furniture store employee has said she and husband Alexander (67) are going to spend it and her first purchase will be ...
Nov 20, 2014, 5:53 am - Lottery News forum

N.J. Vietnam vet wins $21M Monopoly Millionaires' Club jackpot
The New Jersey Lottery had the honor of crowning the first in the nation, Top Prize winner of the Monopoly Millionaires' Club draw game. Wayne O'Keefe is the winner of the $21 million annuity prize from the Nov. 7th Monopoly Millionaires' Club lottery game drawing. O'Keefe matched all five numbers 01, 09, 11, 12, and 27 plus one Property Number-18 (B O Railroad), to win the prize. O'Keefe purchased his ticket opting for the cash option and will receive $12,804,878 before taxes. Carole H ...
Nov 14, 2014, 6:50 pm - Lottery News forum

UK lottery winner says he's happier now that the money's gone
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 . Lee Ryan spent two years sleeping rough after blowing his fortune. He now rents a two-room flat and earns less than 10,000 a year but insists that he is happier today than when he was a millionaire. Mr. Ryan, 54, hit the jackpot in March 1995. At the time he was awaiting trial for handling stolen cars. Nicknamed the Lotto Lag, he w ...
Nov 14, 2014, 7:28 am - Lottery News forum

New Jersey Lottery sells the first Monopoly Millionaires' Club jackpot winner
Triggers 14 additional $1 million prizes By Todd Northrop 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. The fact that the jackpot was won triggered the award of an additional 14 $1 million winners. One lucky player in New Jersey matched all five numbers plus one Property number in the Nov. 7 drawing, earning the ticketholder a Top Prize of $21 million. The lucky New Jersey ticket was ...
Nov 11, 2014, 11:58 am - Lottery News forum

New York lottery player wins $321M Mega Millions jackpot
Powerball jackpot tonight is $178 million For the first time since Aug. 22, someone has won the Mega Millions jackpot. A New York lottery player matched Tuesday's winning Mega Millions numbers of 9, 15, 24, 39 and 41 with the Mega Ball of 1 and won the $321 million jackpot. That ended a streak of 20 straight Mega Millions drawings without a jackpot winner. Five other players two in Texas and one each in California, New Jersey and New York came close to hitting the jackpot themselves, ma ...
Nov 5, 2014, 6:10 pm - Lottery News forum

$321 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot is red hot
20th-largest U.S. jackpot of all time By Todd Northrop The multi-state Mega Millions lottery game continued its months-long climb Friday night, and is now at the point where jackpot rolls are sharply increased. After nobody won Friday night's grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $321 million the largest since a $414 million Mega Millions jackpot was split between two tickets from Florida and Maryland on March 18, 2014. (See Florida couple, nearly penniless, claim ...
Nov 1, 2014, 1:09 pm - Lottery News forum

EuroMillions jackpot at record levels, capped at €190 million
By Todd Northrop For players of Europe's EuroMillions multi-country lottery game, Friday's drawing is the start of a special capped drawing feature that could inflate the second prize level to extraordinary levels. The 190 million (US$240.4 million) jackpot is the accumulation of 6 draws without a top prize winner since the October 3 super draw of 100 million. Once the Euro Millions jackpot reaches the 190 million point, it becomes the first of up to two capped drawings. All of the mone ...
Oct 23, 2014, 9:46 am - Lottery News forum

Chinese lottery winner claims jackpot in bear costume
Includes video report To pick up his giant check worth 520 million yuan (US$84.8 million) in lottery winnings, a Shanxi man disguised himself in a silly cartoon bear costume yesterday morning, providing perhaps the most delightful-looking press conference of the year. The 520 million RMB issued by Shanxi province's welfare lottery is the third largest jackpot handed out in Chinese history (though not the highest handed to a bear). The winner said that he spent between 20,000 to 30,000 RMB ...
Oct 14, 2014, 7:08 pm - Lottery News forum

Iowa Lottery still hunting mystery Hot Lotto winner [video]
Includes video report Iowa investigators are asking the public for help in identifying the person who bought a lottery ticket worth $14.3 million that spawned a bizarre, two-year fraud investigation. Investigators want to learn the identity of a white man wearing a hooded sweatshirt who purchased the lottery ticket at a QuikTrip near Interstate Highway 80 on Dec. 23, 2010, said Dave Jobes, an Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation assistant director, during a news conference Thursday. The ...
Oct 10, 2014, 8:06 pm - Lottery News forum