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Lottery News for August, 2019
Sunday, August 18, 2019
Students head back to campus thanks to help from the Kentucky Lottery. 10:22 pm - As college students across Kentucky head back to school, a large number of them have proceeds from Kentucky Lottery sales to help pave the way.
Friday, August 16, 2019
Arkansas woman becomes millionaire after second time playing lottery. 1:24 pm - A 28-year-old Arkansas woman, who only has played the lottery twice, Thursday claimed a lottery prize of $1 million.
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Some Oregon lottery tickets printed with wrong date. 8:30 am - Oregon residents who purchased Powerball lottery tickets over the weekend will want to double check the draw dates after a computer glitch caused some tickets to misstate which date the winning numbers will be drawn, lottery officials said Tuesday.
NC man almost falls out of fishing boat upon learning of lottery win. 8:18 am - Now he can buy a bigger boat.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
UK lottery winners thank cat for £1 million prize. 9:14 am - A UK couple who got their claws on a £1 million (US$1.2 million) lottery prize thanked their pet cat for the win.
Will R.I. Lottery win or lose in $1 billion IGT contract battle? 8:34 am - In the months ahead, the smallest state's biggest controversy is expected to be a high-stakes battle over whether IGT gets to run the state's lottery system and provide slot machines at Twin River's casinos through 2043.
Friday, August 9, 2019
Couple engaged 4 long years say they can finally have a wedding after NC lottery win. 10:01 am - After years of waiting, Jeremy McLean of Roanoke Rapids can finally marry the woman of his dreams thanks to a $100,000 lottery prize.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
What's it like to suddenly become rich? 2:51 pm - We've all daydreamed about an unexpected windfall that would change our luck. But what's it really like to come into money? Meet five people who did.
UK Lottery's first £10k a month for life winner goes public as he reveals bucket list. 2:39 pm - A 24-year-old Amazon worker is celebrating after becoming the first person to win the National Lottery's £10,000 a month for the next 30 years.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Michigan man thinks lottery's notification of online win is a hoax. 1:55 pm - These days people are conditioned to be suspicious of notifications of lottery wins that unexpectedly arrive, so one could be sympathetic when a Michigan man first thought his real winner alert was a hoax.
North Carolina lottery winner says his pencil picked the winning numbers for him. 1:46 pm - A man who won the lottery in North Carolina says his pencil picked the winning number for him.
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Air Force vet wins $6.5 million after nearly throwing away winning lottery ticket. 1:27 pm - An Oregon Air Force veteran almost let a fortune slip right out of his hands.
Friday, August 2, 2019
Tennessee Powerball winner claims $198 million prize sold at Hendersonville market. 9:06 am - A winner has come forward to claim the $198 million Powerball jackpot drawn on July 13, receiving the prize anonymously through a trust.
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Powerball promotion set to draw 2020's first millionaire. 8:53 am - One lucky person will get to start 2020 with $1 million in their pocket — and Jessie James Decker will announce the winner.
Mississippi Lottery officials anticipate rush of sales from West Alabama. 8:35 am - People living in West Alabama will soon be able to test their luck in the lottery. Scratch-off ticket sales were set to begin December 1st, 2019 in Mississippi.