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Maryland woman wins $1 million in lottery two weeks after winning $50,000
Maryland Lottery sees Mrs. Millionaire claim a prize just two weeks apart By Kate Northrop A Maryland woman won $1 million just two weeks after winning $50,000 in the lottery. An anonymous Oxon Hill resident, dubbed Mrs. Millionaire to keep her identity private, made a swift return to Maryland Lottery headquarters to claim an even bigger prize since her first $50,000 win. On July 25, the 67-year-old claimed a $50,000 Pick 5 prize she won in the July 23 midday drawing. During that
Aug 10, 2023, 1:11 pm - Lottery News

Iowa woman whose house was destroyed by tornado wins $2 million Powerball lottery prize
Luck comes years later for couple who had lost everything By Kate Northrop A woman who lost her home in a tornado won a $2 million Powerball lottery prize, which she'll use to finish building a new house. Years after a tornado destroyed her home, Ottumwa resident Tammy Gordy won $2 million in the lottery. Now, she'll finally be able to complete construction on her new house. We were in the process of building a home, and it kind of got put on hold for a few years, so now this is
Jun 27, 2023, 7:13 pm - Lottery News

Canada man "wins" twice — $35 million Lotto Max jackpot one week after daughter's graduation
Regular lottery player's big win coincides with big life milestone By Kate Northrop A lot of good happened for one Ontario man who won a $35 million (US$26.58 million) Lotto Max jackpot one week after his daughter's college graduation. Jayasinghe Jay Jayasinghe of Windsor has been a regular lottery player since moving to Canada, but the timing of his lucky break happened to coincide with another great achievement in his family. I always hoped that my opportunity would come, he to
Jun 26, 2023, 11:45 am - Lottery News

North Carolina woman who won $200,000 in the lottery "spoke it into existence"
Lottery winner credits the power of suggestion and positive thinking By Kate Northrop A North Carolina woman who uncovered a $200,000 prize on a scratch-off lottery ticket said she spoke it into existence. Shannon Overby of Madison was filled with confidence when she bought her latest winning lottery ticket at Mayodan Marathon on North 2nd Avenue in Mayodan, telling her son that she was going to win big. I told [my son], 'I'm going to win this, Overby said to the North Carolina
Jun 23, 2023, 12:32 pm - Lottery News

Maryland dog groomer wins $2 million in lottery, credits message from late father
A penny from heaven led to a fateful win By Kate Northrop A Maryland woman is crediting her late father and a penny from heaven for winning $2 million in a scratch-off game. An anonymous Hagerstown resident, going by the name Happy Dog Groomer to protect her identity while sharing her story, said that a well-placed lucky charm from her late father was the reason she landed a $2 million top prize in a scratch-off lottery game. The events that led up to the big win were what put he
Jun 3, 2023, 9:57 am - Lottery News

Lightning strikes twice for California woman who won second major lottery prize
Winner of $2 million has won big before By Kate Northrop One California woman won $2 million in the lottery, but it's not the first time she's struck it rich. Winning the lottery isn't new to Ruby Evans, who recently bought a scratch-off ticket from a donut shop and won $2 million. Evans sat in her car in the parking lot outside Sweet Time Donuts, located on Compton Boulevard in Compton, scratching away at her newest lottery ticket from the $20 Instant Prize Crossword game. Howev
May 31, 2023, 6:46 pm - Lottery News

Winning $70 million Lotto Max ticket bought in Ontario will expire in one month
Time is ticking to claim Lotto Max's highest-possible jackpot By Kate Northrop Ontario Lottery officials are looking for the winner of a $70 million (US$51.3 million) Lotto Max jackpot, who has just one more month to step forward or risk not receiving their prize. On Tuesday, the Ontario Lottery released a statement about a rare occurrence in Canadian lottery history that concerns a $70 million Lotto Max prize still waiting to be claimed. The lone ticket to win the game's highest
May 25, 2023, 12:53 pm - Lottery News

UK Lottery pool member wins share of £1 million prize the day he retired
Happy Retirement! By Kate Northrop A member of an 11-person lottery group won a share of a 1 million (US$ 1,263,025) EuroMillions prize the day he retired. A lottery win came at the right time for one Scottish lottery player who found out he was splitting a 1 million EuroMillions prize with his lottery pool on the same day he retired. Robert Pert, of Montrose in Angus, Scotland, is part of a lottery syndicate made up of 11 employees at GPG Montrose Garage, including mechanics, te
May 8, 2023, 1:24 pm - Lottery News

California woman who overcame homelessness wins $5 million lottery prize
Everything lining up all at once for winner who turned her life around By Kate Northrop The stars are perfectly aligning for a formerly homeless California woman who has one more lifechanging milestone to celebrate. A California woman who overcame homelessness is now one of the state's newest millionaires after winning a $5 million lottery prize on a scratch-off ticket. Lucia Forseth's life looked very different in 2017 as compared to now. She did not have a home, but some years
May 4, 2023, 11:18 am - Lottery News

Winner of £105 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot misses his job
Generous lottery winner remembers humble life before the big win By Kate Northrop A lottery winner who scooped up a whopping 105 million (US$127.9 million) EuroMillions jackpot in 2019 is missing the workplace banter of his old job. Following his lottery win of over a hundred million pounds, a West Sussex man found fulfillment in using the prize to give back to multiple charitable organizations, groups, and family members. Now, he's longing for a piece of the life he once had. Wh
May 1, 2023, 3:12 pm - Lottery News

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