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Ukrainian refugee wins €500,000 in Belgium Lottery
Winner who fled war-torn home country finds a bit of luck elsewhere By Kate Northrop A Ukrainian refugee won 500,000 (US$537,783) from a scratch-off ticket, the Belgium National Lottery announced on Monday. An anonymous refugee who fled war-torn Ukraine found a bit of luck in Belgium, where he won 500,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket. On May 16, the nameless winner, who withheld his identity from the public as is allowed by Belgium Lottery gaming policy, has been living in B
Jun 12, 2023, 1:48 pm - 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

Undocumented Algerian lottery winner must prove identity to claim €250,000 prize
Currently anonymous winner wants to avoid publicity, fears being targeted for his undocumented status By Kate Northrop An undocumented Algerian will have to provide identification he does not possess after winning a lottery prize in Belgium, where it is required for winners to prove their identity to claim winnings. More money, more problems, at least for one nameless Algerian who won 250,000 (US$270,000) from a scratch-off ticket in the Belgium National Lottery. A Belgian lawy
Apr 22, 2022, 8:02 pm - Lottery News

French ticket holder wins record €220 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot
It's the largest EuroMillions jackpot in history By Kate Northrop Someone in France is going to experience some life-altering changes to their finances after scooping up the 220 million (US$256 million) EuroMillions jackpot on Friday, which holds the record for the game's largest prize in its history. One lone ticket in France just ended the EuroMillions fervor after winning the largest jackpot the game has ever seen at an eye-watering 220 million. Lottery players across Europe jumpe
Oct 19, 2021, 11:18 am - Lottery News

€190m EuroMillions lottery jackpot will be won tonight, no matter what
Odds of winning slashed to 1 in 7 million The EuroMillions jackpot of 190 million (US$209 million) will have to be won on Tuesday night no matter what happens, with the odds of claiming at least a share of the top prize effectively falling from 140 million to 1 to a considerably more manageable 7 million to 1 due to a never-before enforced rule. The current jackpot has been rolling over since July 23rd and this week for the first time in the 15-year history of the game, it will have hit it
Oct 8, 2019, 8:58 am - Lottery News

UK factory worker claims £71 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot
A factory worker who has won 71 million (US$80 million) in the multi-country EuroMillions lottery is quite happy to admit it bloody well will change his life. Ade Goodchild, 58, was the only winner of the 71,057,439 prize on Friday. He told a news conference he will retire after 24 years as a metal worker in Hereford, travel the world and buy a home with a swimming pool. Being single, he denied he was suddenly more attractive overnight, saying, Just my wallet is. Mr. Goodchild is th
Apr 10, 2019, 8:26 am - Lottery News

EuroMillions jackpot at record levels, capped at €190 million
By Todd Northrop For players of Europe's EuroMillions multi-country lottery game, Friday's drawing is the start of a special capped drawing feature that could inflate the second prize level to extraordinary levels. The 190 million (US$240.4 million) jackpot is the accumulation of 6 draws without a top prize winner since the October 3 super draw of 100 million. Once the Euro Millions jackpot reaches the 190 million point, it becomes the first of up to two capped drawings. All of the mone
Oct 23, 2014, 9:46 am - Lottery News

Ireland Lottery doesn't have enough cash to pay €94m mystery winner
The mystery winner of the 94m Euromillions jackpot is not expected to claim their prize until next week because the Ireland National Lottery does not have enough money in the bank to pay them. As of close of business Thursday, the lucky holder of the winning ticket in Tuesday's Euromillions draw had not turned up at the National Lottery headquarters in Dublin. That's unsurprising given that lottery officials said they won't have the money in the bank until next week, when all participating
Jun 30, 2013, 9:14 am - Lottery News

Two tickets share massive €188 million EuroMillions jackpot
Two very lucky EuroMillions players in Ireland and Belgium have won almost 94 million each in the latest jackpot draw Tuesday evening. There were two winning tickets sharing the top prize of over 187,937,614 (US$245.5 million). The winning tickets were sold in Ireland and in Belgium. When contacted this evening, a spokeswoman for the Ireland National Lottery was not yet aware of the location where the winning ticket was purchased. The jackpot of over 180m will be shared equally. We don
Jun 26, 2013, 7:33 am - Lottery News

Britain's record lottery winners go public
Includes video report A Scottish couple out of work due to ill health are Europe's biggest ever lottery winners, scooping 161.5 million ( 184 million, or US$260.5 million) in the EuroMillions multi-country lottery game. Colin Weir, 64, and his wife Chris, 55, who have been married for 30 years and live in the seaside town of Largs near Glasgow, claimed the prize after Tuesday's draw which followed a series of rollovers. The prize catapaulted them into 430th place in this year's Sunday T
Jul 15, 2011, 8:40 pm - Lottery News

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