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Maryland man wins third $50,000 Pick 5 lottery prize in less than a year using same numbers
Lottery winner has advice for people playing their favorite numbers By Kate Northrop A Maryland man won his third $50,000 top prize in the Maryland Lottery's Pick 5 game in less than a year while using the same set of numbers each time. A Big Winner from Maryland has some advice for lottery players who like to use their own lucky numbers after scooping up his third Pick 5 top prize in the span of 11 months. The Waldorf man, dubbing himself Big Winner to protect his identity while
Apr 24, 2023, 4:28 pm - Lottery News

Mother of $500,000 Iowa lottery winner "told everybody" about win
Self-employed lottery player's big win is big news for his happy mother By Kate Northrop An Iowa man had the right idea to keep his $500,000 winning lottery ticket safe, but his mother was so thrilled by the news that she couldn't help but spread the word of his big win. Justin Strother's big lottery win, whether he liked it or not, must have become the talk of the town after he broke the news to his mother, who was too excited to keep it a secret. On April 4, the Iowa Lottery's
Apr 19, 2023, 6:14 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina woman credits long line for $100,000 lottery prize
Impatience is a virtue By Kate Northrop A North Carolina woman credits her $100,000 lottery win to a long line and a last-minute decision. While the saying goes that patience is a virtue, in Debra Ross' case, it's impatience that won the day and granted her a six-figure lottery prize. On Good Friday, the 61-year-old Charlotte resident was waiting in line to buy a lottery ticket at the Publix Super Market on South Tyron Street in Charlotte, but things were not moving as fast as Ro
Apr 17, 2023, 11:38 am - Lottery News

California man wins $1 million prize from lottery ticket gifted on 18th birthday
Winning as soon as he's old enough to play the lottery By Kate Northrop A California man won a $1 million prize the same day he became old enough to play the lottery. Plenty of people celebrate the milestone of turning 18 years old by playing the lottery, but it's not every day that someone manages to win the lottery the same day they're of legal age to play. Kaleb Hang's grandmother was excited for him to finally try his luck at the lottery and gifted him a scratch-off for his 1
Apr 14, 2023, 2:08 pm - Lottery News

Scottish £161 million EuroMillions lottery winner spent $50 million in eight years before death
Jackpot winner spent over $130,000 per week By Kate Northrop A Scottish lottery winner of a 161 million (US$249.9 million) EuroMillions jackpot spent hefty a chunk of his fortune within eight years on luxuries and charitable acts before he died. Colin Weir was Scotland's biggest lottery winner and had the purchase history to prove it. Over the course of eight years prior to his death, he burned through $50 million and left a legacy in his wake. In 2011, Weir and his wife, Christi
Mar 28, 2023, 4:50 pm - Lottery News

Winner of £105 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot keeps promise three years later
Builder who won millions is a model lottery winner By Kate Northrop A lottery winner who scooped up a whopping 105 million (US$127.9 million) EuroMillions jackpot in 2019 has kept a humble promise three years after the big win. A West Sussex man has made good on his word over three years after winning over a hundred million pounds in the lottery, never losing sight of his generous goals. When Steve Thomson, 45, won the massive jackpot in 2019 , his immediate focus was not on what
Mar 18, 2023, 7:00 am - Lottery News

$33 million Mega Millions prize claimed after two Mass. players win lottery jackpot weeks apart
One of the back-to-back winners claims the jackpot via trust By Kate Northrop One of the winners of two nearly identical Mega Millions jackpots won one week apart in Massachusetts has stepped forward to claim their prize. A Wellesley-based trust has claimed a $33 million Mega Millions jackpot, the Massachusetts Lottery announced Wednesday. The winner of the Mega Millions drawing on Tue., Jan. 24 was represented by David M. Lipshutz on behalf of the Skylark Group Trust, who showed
Mar 7, 2023, 5:25 pm - Lottery News

Another single-day payout record set by New Jersey Lottery Pick 4 "1957"
By Kate Northrop Yet another single-day prize payout record was set by the New Jersey Lottery's Pick 4 game when the popular number combination 1-9-5-7 was drawn on March 5. The Pick 4 midday and evening drawings on March 5 set a new single-day record for prize payouts, with lottery players in New Jersey winning a total of $1,105,318 in one day. It beats out the last record set on Dec. 28, 2022 when New Jersey players won a total of $1,023,210 in prizes, making the new record about $
Mar 6, 2023, 3:57 pm - Lottery News

Washington winner of $754.6 million Powerball jackpot claims prize
Washington Lottery represents winner at press conference By Kate Northrop Today, the Washington Lottery announced that the sole winner $754.6 million Powerball jackpot stepped forward to claim the prize. The name of the $754.6 million Powerball jackpot winner is now known to the public after the Lottery announced the identity of the person who won the behemoth prize in February. The Washington Lottery revealed the winner's name to be Becky Bell of Auburn, a long-time Boeing emplo
Mar 3, 2023, 6:28 pm - Lottery News

Two record prizes claimed by Mississippi lottery players in one day
A big day for the Mississippi Lottery record books By Kate Northrop Two Mississippi Lottery players scooped up two remarkable prizes in one day, setting a new record for the state's largest prizes won in two particular lottery games. One Mega Millions prize of $4 million and a nearly-$1 million Match 5 prize were claimed on Wednesday in Mississippi. The two prize claims set the record for the largest prizes won in both games in the state of Mississippi since the state started sel
Feb 12, 2023, 7:29 am - Lottery News

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