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Two $31 million Mega Millions lottery jackpots won in Massachusetts in one week
Same jackpot amount won in the same state on two consecutive Tuesdays By Kate Northrop In just one week, two Mega Millions lottery jackpots both valued at $31 million were won in Massachusetts. There's something in the water in Massachusetts, where a lottery player won a $31 million Mega Millions jackpot just one week after another player in the state won a jackpot of the same value. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, one ticket won the $31 million jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions game
Feb 1, 2023, 4:38 pm - Lottery News

Canadian lottery player wins twice in two months
Most recent prize bumps up lucky winner to millionaire status By Kate Northrop A twice-lucky lottery player in Ontario won two major prizes in two months. Ryaan Othman has been officially bumped up to millionaire status after he won his second major lottery prize in two months. To say that Othman is shocked about two big wins so close together is an understatement. His first win happened on Nov. 15, 2022 when he took home a $180,372 (US$135,464) second-tier Lotto Max prize. S
Jan 31, 2023, 4:27 pm - Lottery News

7-7-7 payout in New Jersey Lottery Pick 3 sets single-day record
More prizes doled out since recent rule change By Kate Northrop Lottery players across the Garden State won the New Jersey Lottery's Pick 3 top prize, setting a new payout record in a single day. Thousands of tickets won the Pick 3 top prize when the lucky combination 7-7-7 was drawn on the evening of Thurs., Jan. 26. It was the evening of Lucky 7s not only were all three winning numbers 7-7-7, but the drawn Fireball number was 7 as well. Thanks to a rule change in November 2
Jan 30, 2023, 11:02 am - Lottery News

Canadian woman too shocked to tell mother about $60 million Lotto Max jackpot
Winner has solid poker face after finding out about the big win By Kate Northrop A lottery winner from Ontario was so stunned by her $60 million Lotto Max lottery win that she sat in silence next to her mother for 30 minutes. Camellia Kazemi Talachi of Richmond Hill is the latest $60 million Lotto Max jackpot winner in Ontario, but processing the news took some serious concentration on her part. Talachi bought a Lotto Max ticket for the drawing on Nov. 29, 2022 at the Bayview Kit
Jan 25, 2023, 10:31 am - Lottery News

Four Michigan family members formed lottery club then won Lotto 47 jackpot
Four family members in Michigan teamed up to create a lottery club, increasing their chances at a big win which paid off handsomely when they recently claimed a $3.73 million Lotto 47 jackpot. As an established club (they have been playing together for a while ), they buy tickets together, and if one of those tickets wins a prize, it's divided among their members, according to lottery officials. Aptly named Michigan Lucky 4, this lottery club is now celebrating a huge jackpot win, accord
Jan 23, 2023, 8:56 am - Lottery News

Memory lapse wins Michigan man two $110,000 Fantasy 5 lottery prizes
Play it safe you can never be too sure By Kate Northrop A Michigan man won two $110,000 Fantasy 5 Double Play prizes and is crediting himself for playing it safe. An anonymous Michigan lottery player won a total of $220,000 in a Fantasy 5 Double Play drawing thanks to a memory lapse and a moment of caution. Before the Fantasy 5 drawing on Dec. 17, the lucky winner stopped at the Sheridan EZ Mart on South Main Street in Sheridan and bought a lottery ticket. Later in the day, he vi
Jan 18, 2023, 9:06 am - Lottery News

New knees for North Carolina $150,000 Powerball winner
Lucky winner will be able to pay for essential surgery By Kate Northrop A North Carolina lottery player will be able to get knee replacement surgery after winning a $150,000 Powerball prize. Ronda Isaac, 57, of Lincolnton, North Carolina, will be finally able to undergo a long-awaited double knee replacement surgery thanks to the $150,000 Powerball prize she scooped up earlier this month. I finally get my new knees, she laughed. When you work standing up all the time, that's pret
Jan 16, 2023, 3:17 pm - Lottery News

New Jersey Lottery Pick 4 payout sets single-day state record
Winners see results of new game change coming to fruition with huge payout By Kate Northrop For the first time ever in New Jersey, Pick 4 players won over $1 million in a single day thanks to a lucky set of four numbers and a particular rule change set in place last month. On Wed., Dec. 28, lottery players in New Jersey won a total of $1,023,210 in prizes, but a majority of those winnings came from one Pick 4 drawing. In mid-November, the New Jersey Lottery enacted a game change
Dec 30, 2022, 11:46 am - Lottery News

California's 2022 lottery winners: A mystery billionaire and 100+ millionaires
One California mom recycled cans to buy a scratcher worth $13 million. Another winner was literally shoved into buying her winning ticket. If 2021 was a good year for California lottery players, 2022 was even better. This year, Powerball's biggest prize a $2.04 billion jackpot went to the Golden State. Many more scratchers, Mega Millions, and Super Lotto Plus players in California became millionaires, too. Over the past 12 months, the California Lottery changed the lives of more than 100
Dec 26, 2022, 11:33 am - Lottery News

165 Belgians in one town share €143 million EuroMillions jackpot
Christmas came early for one small Belgian village By Kate Northrop 165 townspeople in Olmen, Belgium are jumping for joy after they collectively won a 142.89 million ($149.92 million) EuroMillions jackpot. A small village in northern Belgium is bustling with holiday spirit this year after a lottery pool consisting of 165 residents won the EuroMillions jackpot. On Dec. 6, 2022, a group of townspeople all chipped in 15 for the evening's EuroMillions drawing to a pot organized by a
Dec 22, 2022, 2:25 pm - Lottery News

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