Lottery News for February 2024

February 2024

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Washington woman checks lottery ticket months after draw and discovers $135,000 win - A Washington woman bought a lottery ticket from a vending machine but didn't realize until months later that it was a $135,000 winner. 6 comments (last)

Monday, February 26, 2024

Three Calgary friends claim $50M lottery prize after 17 years playing together - Three friends who have playing the lottery together for 17 years are now multi-millionaires, thanks to a Canada Lotto 6/49 jackpot win. 17 comments (last)

Friday, February 23, 2024

UK couple battle over £1 million lottery prize - A United Kingdom couple are at war over a lottery payout worth £1 million (US$1.27 million) after allegedly buying the ticket "together" before splitting up weeks later. 82 comments (last)

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

DC man sues the lottery after incorrect numbers posted on website would have won him $340 million - A Washington, D.C. man who thought he had won a $340 million Powerball jackpot is suing the lottery and other companies related to the Powerball game after the district's website displayed the wrong winning numbers, which happened to match the numbers on his ticket. 65 comments (last)

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

$36 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Florida goes unclaimed - Someone who purchased a Mega Millions lottery ticket last August in Florida has forfeited a life-changing $36 million prize payout after the winning ticket expired last week. 18 comments (last)

Friday, February 16, 2024

One month left to claim $1 million Michigan Mega Millions lottery ticket before it expires - A winning Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $1 million is about to go by the wayside as it approaches the one-year expiration date. 11 comments (last)

Thursday, February 15, 2024

New Michigan lottery player wins $500,000 on his first-ever ticket - A Michigan man who has never played the lottery before won $500,000 on his first try after having been inspired by his mother to play. 25 comments (last)

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Illinois man celebrates Valentine's Day with $1 million lottery win three days after breakup - On what he assumed would be a lonely Valentine's Day after having just gone through a breakup, an Illinois man is instead celebrating the holiday with a $1 million lottery win. 35 comments (last)

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

N.C. doctor to use $757,000 lottery win to support his campaign for U.S. Congress seat - A North Carolina man who won $757,000 in the lottery last week said he plans to spend part of it in his already-declared campaign for a seat in the U.S. Congress. 7 comments (last)

Monday, February 12, 2024

Massachusetts store clerk who tried to steal customer's $3M lottery prize sentenced to probation - A Massachusetts store clerk embroiled in the unique case involving a $3 million lottery ticket admitted Friday that she tried to cash in on the winnings, despite knowing they belonged to someone else. 37 comments (last)

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Nearly 68 million US adults plan to wager on Super Bowl - Nearly 68 million American adults — about 1 in 4 — plan to bet on this year's Super Bowl, setting a record by a wide margin, according to the gambling industry's national trade association. 6 comments (last)

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Florida man arrested after buying $31,000 worth of lottery tickets using company credit card - A Florida truck driver was arrested this week after getting caught racking up more than $31,000 on his company credit card to buy lottery tickets. 23 comments (last)

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

New $50 Massachusetts Lottery ticket offers "unprecedented" top prize of $1 million a year for life - The Massachusetts Lottery released a new $50 scratch-off ticket that boasts an "unprecedented" top prize of $1 million a year for life. 8 comments (last)

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Trucker drove to Texas only to find out that he won $1M in Virginia Lottery's Millionaire Raffle - A Virginia trucker drove all the way to Texas only to find out there that he was holding onto a winning ticket worth $1 million for the Virginia Lottery's New Year's Millionaire Raffle. 3 comments (last)

Monday, February 5, 2024

Arkansas woman will use $1 million lottery prize to buy headstone for her son - An Arkansas woman will be able to cross off several top priority action items on her to-do list with the $1 million prize she won in the lottery, including purchasing a headstone for her son. 4 comments (last)

Saturday, February 3, 2024

30 Kentucky middle school employees win $1M Powerball prize, hid lottery ticket in math textbook - A group of 30 middle school employees carpooled to the Kentucky Lottery after the final school bell rang on Tuesday to collect their $1 million Powerball prize. 16 comments (last)

Friday, February 2, 2024

Two Massachusetts lottery winners claim $1 million prizes in same game 25 minutes apart - Two Massachusetts lottery players bumped into each other while they each claimed a $1 million prize from the same game within 25 minutes of each other. 4 comments (last)

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Father buys winning $1 million lottery ticket while wife waits in hospital with newborn - A data analyst became a father of two and a millionaire in one day after he bought a $1 million (US$747,045) winning lottery ticket while his wife waited at the hospital with their newborn. 10 comments (last)

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