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Lottery News for November, 2020
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
South Carolina retailer uses lottery commission to feed the hungry for Thanksgiving. 2:26 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 tickets. 9:56 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 cases. 1:12 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 jackpot. 8:46 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 jackpot. 9:21 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 prize. 3:12 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-19. 2:28 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 Day. 4:41 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
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Trick-or-Treat! Canadian co-workers score $6 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot on Halloween. 1:43 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 jackpot. 12:02 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 million. 5:02 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 son. 5:17 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.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Massachusetts Lottery to move one of its claim centers. 1:20 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
Monday, November 2, 2020
Colorado man forfeits lottery winnings after missing claim deadline by three days. 10:36 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.