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Third time's the charm for Maryland winner of $150,000 lottery prize
Occasional player baffles husband, who is the more frequent player in the relationship By Kate Northrop An occasional Maryland lottery player scratched off two losing tickets before deciding to put down some cash for a third, which paid off to the tune of $150,000. Third time's the charm for one casual Maryland lottery player, who baffled her lottery-loving husband with the $150,000 win. The grocery store employee, who was identified as Yeyo in a press release to hide her identit
Jun 25, 2024, 5:22 pm - Lottery News

Illinois man honors late wife by playing her lottery numbers and wins $1 million Lotto prize
Family celebrates numbers that are near and dear to them By Kate Northrop An Illinois man who honored his late wife by playing her usual numbers in the Illinois Lottery won a $1 million Lotto prize by doing so. An Illinois man and his adult children won a $1 million Lotto prize after playing the same numbers his late wife enjoyed using. The Illinois Lottery released a heartwarming announcement today about a father and his adult children splitting a $1 million prize after buying a
Jun 22, 2024, 8:33 am - Lottery News

Ohio woman wins $15 million on scratch-off lottery ticket, credits late father for luck
Winner says father is having the last laugh By Kate Northrop An Ohio woman said her luck with winning a $15 million top prize on a scratch-off lottery ticket is owed to her late father, who she says is having the last laugh. An Ohio lottery winner credited her late father for the astounding $15 million top prize she won on an Ohio Lottery scratch-off ticket. Sandusky resident Jeanne kept questioning whether she was awake after the $50 50th Anniversary instant ticket she bought
Jun 20, 2024, 9:04 am - Lottery News

Florida couple welcome newborn three weeks after winning $1 million in lottery
Winning the lottery accompanies delivery of healthy baby boy By Kate Northrop A Florida couple won the lottery twice first with a $1 million scratch-off prize, and then second with the delivery of a healthy baby boy three weeks later. The Florida Lottery announced last Tuesday that a Florida man collected a $1 million prize on a scratch-off game while accompanied by his then-pregnant partner and their family dog. John Stanhill, 46, of Jacksonville, had no idea that the $50 invest
Jun 19, 2024, 4:35 pm - Lottery News

DC woman wins two top prizes in different scratch-off lottery games within four months
Double-lucky winner is $300,000 richer By Kate Northrop One lucky Washington, D.C. woman won two top prizes on two different scratch-off tickets four months apart. Not only did Sherri Fowler of Washington, D.C. win two top prizes on a scratch-off ticket on two separate occasions, but she did so within four months. Most lottery winners are happy to finally come into their big win after buying scratch-off tickets for years. Fowler did it twice in four months. Not only that, bu
Jun 18, 2024, 2:48 pm - Lottery News

"The Breakfast Club" lottery group claims $842.4 million Powerball jackpot
Three-member group is the winner of the largest prize ever won in Michigan By Kate Northrop The winner of the $842.4 million Powerball jackpot drawn on Jan. 1, 2024, the largest Powerball lottery prize ever won in Michigan, was announced as a three-member group called The Breakfast Club. Wednesday, the Michigan Lottery announced at an in-person press conference that a three-member group called The Breakfast Club is the winner of the $842.4 million Powerball jackpot drawn on New Year'
Jun 12, 2024, 8:58 am - Lottery News

Kentucky father and daughter both win major lottery prizes within 3 months of each other
A Kentucky family is celebrating after two members won huge lottery prizes just three months apart. The Fannin family of Hazard, Kentucky, collectively won more than $200,000 in prizes from the Kentucky Lottery after daughter Starla and father William each had a stroke of luck. Hazard, Kentucky is a small city located in eastern Kentucky. In February, Starla Fannin kicked off the family's run of good luck with a six-figure win in an online lottery game, said the Kentucky Lottery in a
May 31, 2024, 7:07 am - Lottery News

$1.3 billion Powerball winner revealed by Oregon Lottery as three people splitting jackpot
Endearing and humble Laos native is one of three jackpot winners Includes video report By Kate Northrop The Oregon Lottery revealed the identity of the winner for the $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot at a press conference Monday, which turned out to be three people sharing one winning ticket. One of the three winners of the $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot appeared before the press at a news conference in Salem, where he revealed that the prize will be split between himself, his wife
Apr 30, 2024, 3:56 pm - Lottery News

Look-alike actor from movie inspires Michigan man to buy lottery ticket, wins $500,000
No better sign to buy a lottery ticket than a big win from a fictional doppelganger By Kate Northrop A Michigan man won $500,000 in the lottery after identifying with an actor look-alike, whose character bought a lottery ticket in a movie. Most lottery winners have a fun story to accompany their prize claim, and one Michigan man's reason for buying a ticket is as unique as they come. This 26-year-old winner, who chose to remain anonymous, said that he was inspired by a fictional
Apr 24, 2024, 9:14 am - Lottery News

Email from Michigan Lottery about $227,383 prize found in woman's junk folder
Big win almost goes unnoticed after Lottery reaches out to her a second time By Kate Northrop A Michigan woman found a lifechanging email sitting in her junk folder alerting her to a $227,383 lottery prize she had won in a second chance drawing. Check your junk folder! A Michigan lottery player is sure glad she did, because she came across an email from the Michigan Lottery notifying her that she had a $227,383 second chance jackpot prize waiting for her. However, this was actual
Apr 8, 2024, 1:02 pm - Lottery News

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