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$50 million lottery man 'still in shock'
It appears the reality hasn't sunken in yet for a Vancouver man who won last week's $50 million Lotto Max jackpot. The Kitsilano resident went back to the Mac's convenience store Sunday morning, where he first learned that he held the lucky ticket, to pick up some cigarettes with his brother. Still a regular customer, employee Navinder Kalra told The Province. He said he's still thinking what to do [with the money]. He's still in shock. The man, not yet identified by the British Colum ...
Nov 1, 2010, 12:51 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery Halloween raffle awards treats for grownups
By Todd Northrop The Illinois Lottery held its eighth-ever Millionaire Raffle drawing yesterday its third on Halloween which instantly created four new millionaires. The complete list of winning numbers for the raffle can be found at Lottery Post's Illinois Lottery Results page. The raffle drawing was held on October 31st Halloween a day that traditionally finds kids getting all the treats. But the four new millionaires and hundreds of other prize winners from yesterday's drawing got so ...
Nov 1, 2010, 10:52 am - Lottery News forum

$140M Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in Michigan
By Todd Northrop Friday night's single winning Mega Millions lottery ticket, worth $140 million, was sold in the Upper Peninsula town of Gladstone, Michigan. The Mega Millions Lottery is offered in 35 states, and holds the record for the largest jackpot in North American history. According to lottery officials, the ticket was sold at the Grain 'N' Grape Store on U.S. 2 in Gladstone. Clerk Sheila Wedell received a call from the Associated Press Saturday morning, and after confirming w ...
Oct 31, 2010, 2:57 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan Lottery holds new 50/50 raffle draw
By Todd Northrop The Michigan Lottery continued with its string of unique and creative raffle-style games with the drawing today of its Ultimate 50/50 Raffle. Unlike past raffle drawings, this latest game had a shorter ticket sales period, offered discounts for larger wager quantities, and awarded all of its available prize money to one lucky winner. And that lucky winner is holding ticket number 0427300. The winner will receive a payout worth $1,274,382, before taxes. The winning ja ...
Sep 28, 2010, 11:27 am - Lottery News forum

N.C. Lottery's raffle makes 3 millionaires
Odds of winning even better due to slow sales By Todd Northrop The North Carolina Lottery's latest raffle-style game, Cash Splash Millionaire Raffle, was drawn Monday, and made three instant millionaires. The winning numbers can be found at Lottery Post's North Carolina Lottery Results page (www.lotterypost.com/results/nc). Cash Splash Millionaire Raffle is a raffle-style game offered by the North Carolina Lottery, with only 500,000 of the $20 tickets available for purchase. If th ...
Sep 20, 2010, 9:11 pm - Lottery News forum

Powerball, Mega Millions lotteries both have big winners
By Todd Northrop The USA's two biggest multi-state lottery games produced jackpot winners this weekend. Mega Millions was the first to turn out a grand prize winner. Friday night, one lucky player from New York matched the first five numbers plus the Mega Ball number to win it all. The jackpot was worth $54 million, or $36.7 Million if awarded as one lump-sum cash payment. Both amounts are before taxes are withheld. The winning numbers for the Sept. 17 Mega Millions drawing were 3, 4 ...
Sep 20, 2010, 4:27 pm - Lottery News forum

Pick 3 'triple' pays out record $2.88M to N.C. Lottery players
By Todd Northrop Triple digits paid off in a big way for North Carolina Pick 3 players in the Monday, Sept. 6 evening drawing. The 2-2-2 combination resulted in a record-setting prize payout of $2.88 million to more than 11,000 winning tickets. This record payout is the highest since the Dec. 25, 2009 drawing, which paid out more than $2.28 million to players who chose the 5-5-5 combination. Monday's drawing was the first time the 2-2-2 combination has been drawn since Pick 3 sales b ...
Sep 8, 2010, 3:50 pm - Lottery News forum

Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $133M sold in Calif.
Morro Bay liquor store to get $665,000 commission A $133 million lottery jackpot is more than the stuff of daydreams for one customer of a Morro Bay, California, liquor store. Bottle Liquor and Deli at 999 Main St. in Morro Bay sold the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket, the only jackpot winner in Friday's 41-state drawing, according to the California Lottery. The winning numbers: 4-10-26-32-41 and Mega 31. The odds of winning a Mega Millions jackpot, according to the lottery: 1 i ...
Aug 30, 2010, 8:54 am - Lottery News forum

2 quick Lotto Texas winners put state in bind
By Todd Northrop Two recent Texas Lotto winners have hit jackpots of $21 million and $6 million, but for the Texas Lottery it has meant dipping into revenues by $3.4 million to cover the prizes. In just the past 10 days, two lucky lottery players have matched all six Lotto Texas numbers, but the lottery did not sell enough tickets during that period to fully cover the advertised prize. The shortfall was created by the way the Texas Lottery generates its new advertised jackpot amount eac ...
Aug 14, 2010, 9:28 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery ticket worth $12.5M sold in N.H.
The New Hampshire Lottery says someone bought a Tri-State Megabucks Plus lottery ticket worth $12.5 million. The lottery agency says the jackpot is the biggest for a single ticket in the game's 25-year history. The jackpot hit $16.4 million in January 1992, but there were two winning tickets. The winning ticket for Wednesday's drawing was sold at Top of the Hill in Dalton. The winner has the choice of receiving the prize in annual installments over 30 years or taking a lump sum payment ...
Aug 6, 2010, 8:58 am - Lottery News forum