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Lottery News for November, 2020

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

South Carolina retailer uses lottery commission to feed the hungry for Thanksgiving2:26 pm - More often than not, it's the prize winners who use their winnings to perform generous acts and good deeds. This Thanksgiving, a convenience store that received a $3,500 commission for selling a lottery ticket worth $350,000 is using those extra funds to give back to the community by providing meals to the hungry.

Monday, November 23, 2020

Lottery player wins $100,000 with 20 identical tickets9:56 pm - A North Carolina man played the Virginia Lottery and took a big leap by buying 20 identical lottery tickets. The result? He took home 20 top prizes totaling $100,000.
Kansas Lottery shuts down in-person claims due to rise in COVID-19 cases1:12 pm - Changes to the claims process at the Kansas Lottery are effective today, Nov. 23, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases across the state.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Wisconsin man claims $120 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot8:46 pm - Ten years after selling the first Mega Millions lottery ticket in the state, Wisconsin finally had its first jackpot winner come forward to claim a $120 million Mega Millions prize from the Sept. 15 drawing.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Missouri woman "accidentally" wins $100,000 lottery jackpot9:21 pm - A lucky mistake that led a woman to accidentally win a $100,000 lottery jackpot just proves that some things are meant to be.
Canadian siblings split $1 million Lotto 6/49 prize3:12 pm - A brother and sister from Alberta, Canada, were both skeptical when they scanned their lottery ticket and found that it was the winner of a $1 million (US$766,270) Lotto 6/49 prize for the Guaranteed Prize Draw on Nov. 4.

Monday, November 16, 2020

UK lottery winner helps out bride whose wedding was cancelled four times due to COVID-192:28 pm - A bride and groom who had their wedding canceled four separate times due to the coronavirus pandemic were at their wit's end after constantly pushing back and rescheduling the event. Hearing about their growing frustration, one lottery winner who scooped up £13 million (US$17,150,965) in 2015 was eager to help contribute to their special day.

Friday, November 13, 2020

U.S. Marine Corps veteran wins the lottery on Veteran's Day4:41 pm - A veteran from Creswell, North Carolina was not even in the state when he found out he won a $1 million prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Lottery Post's guide to 2020 holiday raffles8:05 pm - For many lottery players, the upcoming holiday season represents the return of raffle games, many of which offer their best odds of winning $1 million or more.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Trick-or-Treat! Canadian co-workers score $6 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot on Halloween1:43 pm - A group of co-workers didn't have to go trick-or-treating this Halloween to get the sweetest reward of them all — a Lotto 6/49 jackpot worth $6 million(US$4.6 million).

Monday, November 9, 2020

Two tickets win Michigan Lottery's record $32.3 million Lotto 47 jackpot12:02 pm - On Saturday night, Nov. 7, the Michigan Lottery held the drawing for its largest-ever Lotto 47 jackpot, which ended up producing two winning tickets for the record-breaking $32.3 million top prize.

Friday, November 6, 2020

Michigan Lotto 47 jackpot reaches all-time record $30.25 million5:02 pm - The Michigan Lottery's Lotto 47 jackpot has gotten even bigger after Wednesday night's drawing failed to produce a winner. Now at an estimated $30.25 million, it continues to push the record for the game's highest jackpot in history.

Thursday, November 5, 2020

North Carolina veteran plans on using $10 million lottery prize to honor his son5:17 pm - A retired veteran from North Carolina will be using his $10 million lottery prize to honor his recently deceased son by giving back to the community.
Oklahoma Lottery director Rollo Redburn retires2:04 pm - Last week, the Oklahoma Lottery said farewell to the Director who was instrumental in vouching for and establishing the state's lottery.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Massachusetts Lottery to move one of its claim centers1:20 pm - The Massachusetts Lottery announced on Monday that they will be moving one of their prize claim centers to a different location.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

NY Lottery draw times changed11:58 am - The New York Lottery Monday started drawing its games at different times of the day, upending years of ingrained habits by its players.

Monday, November 2, 2020

Colorado man forfeits lottery winnings after missing claim deadline by three days10:36 am - With days melding together in the midst the ongoing pandemic, it's easy to lose track of time. Sadly, that's exactly what happened to a Colorado player who lost all of his lottery winnings when he missed the deadline to turn the winning ticket in by just three days.