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Lottery News for May, 2022

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

California Powerball winner steps forward to claim share of $632.6 million jackpot12:56 pm - After over four months, the California winner of half of the $632.6 million Powerball jackpot drawn in January has come forward to claim their share of the massive prize.

Monday, May 23, 2022

82-year-old Virginia Lottery winner of $285,316 won't quit his job12:13 pm - A lottery player who won a six-figure prize could easily put the sum toward a nice, quiet retirement, but one such winner refuses to quit doing what he loves.

Friday, May 20, 2022

Florida lottery winner discovers unemployment benefits collected by imposter7:03 pm - Charles Dennis Engelhardt's legacy of state lottery winnings took a strange turn this month when Florida's unemployment offices (DEO) and Florida Lottery withheld his $600 Florida Lotto X winnings to cover part of a "current debt balance" of $1,799 for an unemployment overpayment.

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Record-breaking £184 million EuroMillions lottery winners revealed8:32 am - The UK's biggest EuroMillions lottery winners have been revealed as a couple from Gloucester who won £184 million (US$228.4 million) with a quick pick ticket.

Monday, May 16, 2022

Miami man is Florida's newest millionaire after playing Jackpot Triple Play3:04 pm - A Miami man is Florida's newest millionaire after hitting it big playing the state lottery's Jackpot Triple Play game.

Friday, May 13, 2022

Mega Millions host calls wrong winning number during broadcast8:28 am - We all make mistakes, but for a host of the Mega Millions lottery, it's a potentially costly one: Prize payments for some Mega Millions tickets have been temporarily suspended after host John Crow incorrectly read the Mega Ball number during Tuesday's lottery drawing.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

North Carolina lottery winners "had to pinch each other" after winning $200,00010:57 am - A couple who won $200,000 in the North Carolina Lottery had to pinch each other to make sure their win was real.

Monday, May 9, 2022

Lottery pool goes to court after man with losing ticket demands share of $63.3 million prize11:37 am - What started as a feel-good story for a lottery pool is turning sour after a man with a losing ticket claims the group owes him more than $260,000 (US$182,013) from a $63.3 million (US$44.3 million) Australian Powerball prize.

Friday, May 6, 2022

45 jackpot-winning tickets in one California Lottery Fantasy 5 drawing12:45 pm - A whopping 45 winning tickets won the California Lottery's Fantasy 5 jackpot worth $344,700 on Sat., Apr. 30, with each ticket getting an equal share of the prize.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

Massachusetts man going through troubled times emerges victorious with $1 million lottery win12:38 pm - After making it through some trying times, one Massachusetts man is getting the pick-me-up he deserves in the form of a $1 million lottery prize from an instant game.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Canadian man sues 16 friends for share of $1 million lottery prize despite not paying for ticket12:18 pm - A Canadian pizza delivery driver is lawyering up against his 16 friends who won a $1 million Lotto Max Maxmillion prize, saying that he is owed a portion of the money despite not paying for the winning Lotto Max ticket.

Monday, May 2, 2022

Big letdown for North Carolina lottery "winner" when barcode proves false win11:54 am - A Florida trucker experienced the letdown of his life after his suspicion of a big win was proven wrong by the barcode on his lottery ticket.