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Oregon woman who doesn't check lottery tickets wins $1 million in raffle
Winner would have forgotten to check tickets if it weren't for Powerball By Kate Northrop An Oregon woman admitted that if it weren't for Powerball making headlines, she would not have thought to check an Oregon Lottery Raffle ticket that turned out to be worth $1 million. If it were not for seeing Powerball come up in the news, an Oregon woman would not have bothered to check her stack of lottery tickets, one of which held the winning numbers for a $1 million prize. Leslie Carr,
Apr 25, 2024, 7:04 am - Lottery News

California winner of $1.765 billion Powerball jackpot is lauded as kind family man by neighbors
Couldn't have happened to a better guy By Kate Northrop Following the California Lottery's announcement of Theodorus Struyck as one of the lottery winners of the $1.765 billion Powerball jackpot on Friday, neighbors have come out and said that the win couldn't have happened to a better guy. The California Lottery named Theodorus Struyck , 65, as the representative of a group that won $1.765 billion in the Oct. 11, 2023 Powerball drawing, cementing them in history as winners of the
Mar 19, 2024, 9:46 am - Lottery News

Illinois man runs back into store to give owner a hug after winning $3 million in the lottery
That guy is going to win someday. By Kate Northrop An Illinois man who won $3 million in the lottery while sitting in his car deliberately ran back into the store he bought his winning ticket at to give the owner a big hug. An Illinois man with a big heart won a big prize in the Illinois Lottery last week, finally scooping up a $3 million prize on a scratch-off after years of trying. Having just helped welcome his new grandson into the world, the lottery pri ze was the second wo
Jan 30, 2024, 10:41 am - Lottery News

New Mexico lawmakers introduce bill to end lottery
Lawmakers cite concerns over gambling-funded education By Kate Northrop A bill introduced to New Mexico state legislature proposed the idea of ending the New Mexico Lottery entirely. Lawmakers in New Mexico are discussing a bill that may shut down the state lottery, citing concerns about where money for the state's scholarship fund comes from. We're funding education through gambling, State Representative Matthew McQueen (D) said. Bipartisan House Bill 369, if passed, will en
Feb 21, 2023, 6:46 am - Lottery News

Canadian woman "never dreamt" she would win a second lottery jackpot in three years
By Kate Northrop Luck is on the side of a woman who was shocked to have won the lottery not once, but twice in the span of three years, having played for the past 30 years. Ontario resident Patricia Richards just won her second lottery jackpot to the tune of $500,000 (US$363,862) after winning her first major prize in 2019. Although this prize will allow her more the freedom to pursue an experience she's always dreamed about, it's not her largest one yet. In 2019, Richards won $1 mil
Oct 24, 2022, 8:02 pm - Lottery News

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