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£1 million EuroMillions lottery winner delivering babies as a midwife one decade later
Millionaire Midwife had no plans to give up on her passion By Kate Northrop A midwife who won a 1 million (US$1.29 million) EuroMillions lottery prize in 2014 never gave up her passion for her role in helping new parents and is still delivering babies a decade after the win. Ruth Breen had no plans to quit her job after winning 1 million in the lottery and has helped thousands of new mothers and fathers as they entered parenthood for the first time. Giving up my role as a midwife
Today, 8:40 am - Lottery News

Connecticut Lottery moves draw studio and discontinues live drawings
Drawings to move exclusively online for viewing on the web By Kate Northrop The Connecticut Lottery announced that it is relocating its draw studio and that drawings will no longer be aired on live television. Connecticut Lottery drawings will be exclusively viewable online starting this month following a relocation of the draw studio, a press release from the Lottery revealed. In August, the Connecticut Lottery completed a move to its new Wallingford headquarters , about a 30-mi
Yesterday, 6:51 am - Lottery News

Canadian man will never work again after winning $66 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot
Winner splurges on new cars, eyes up new home, and tells boss to kick rocks Includes video report By Kate Northrop A Canadian man declared that he will never work again after scooping a $66 million (US$48.4 million) Lotto 6/49 Gold Ball jackpot, the largest Lotto 6/49 prize ever won in Western Canada. Upon claiming his record-breaking $66 million Lotto 6/49 Gold Ball jackpot, one Canadian lottery player has announced that he is retiring for good and looks forward to enjoying life
Jul 10, 2024, 8:07 am - Lottery News

New Jersey lottery winner of $221 million Powerball jackpot claims prize anonymously
Retailer who sold ticket alleged winner was lottery-loving bus driver By Kate Northrop The winner of the $221 million Powerball jackpot from the June 10, 2024 drawing has come forward anonymously to collect the prize, the New Jersey Lottery announced on Monday. Following circulating rumors about the identity of the mystery ticketholder of the $221 million Powerball jackpot won on June 10, 2024, the New Jersey Lottery revealed that the winner has officially claimed the prize. The
Jul 9, 2024, 11:11 am - Lottery News

Nebraska woman wins $220,000 Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot with "mistake" lottery ticket
It pays to buy those extra tickets By Kate Northrop A Nebraska woman walked away with a $220,000 Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot using a mistake lottery ticket, and it's not the first time her steadfast decision won her a jackpot this way. One Nebraska lottery winner is adamant about her stance on mistake tickets, and her consistency on the matter won her a $220,000 Nebraska Pick 5 jackpot. Lori Sailors of Lincoln scooped up a $220,000 jackpot in the Nebraska Pick 5 game, the Nebraska Lo
Jul 8, 2024, 2:23 pm - Lottery News

Connecticut Lottery begins selling tickets online with launch of iLottery
Players in Connecticut can now purchase tickets directly from the Lottery online By Kate Northrop This week, the Connecticut Lottery launched online ticket sales through its own website and mobile app, allowing Connecticut lottery players to purchase tickets at any place, any time. Last Monday, the Connecticut Lottery launched iLottery, which allows lottery players to get their tickets with just a click or the tap of a button. Lottery players in Connecticut now have access to onl
Jul 7, 2024, 5:12 pm - Lottery News

80-year-old Michigan man wins $300,000 in lottery one week after switching to scratch-off games
From draw games to instant games, this longtime player made the switch at the right time By Kate Northrop A dedicated lottery player who exclusively played draw games won a $300,000 top prize on a scratch-off ticket just a week and a half after switching over to playing instant games. An 80-year-old Michigan man was rewarded with his switch from draw games to instant games with a $300,000 top prize on a scratch-off ticket. The winner, who opted to remain anonymous, was at Wolf La
Jul 5, 2024, 9:32 am - Lottery News

Happy Independence Day
From the staff of Lottery Post, have a happy and safe Fourth of July! Enjoy the holiday, and feel free to use this as an open thread to tell us what you have planned for the day.
Jul 4, 2024, 6:18 am - Lottery News

Tennessee man says he'll swear off bologna after winning $1 million Kentucky Lottery prize
Winner can return home debt-free thanks to prize money By Kate Northrop A Tennessee man jokingly said he'd never eat bologna ever again if he won a million dollars in the lottery and won a $1 million prize immediately after saying it. While he may have said it in jest, the fact of the matter is that it remains to be seen whether one Tennessee man sticks to his word after saying he'd swear off bologna if he won a million dollars in the lottery. A Springfield, Tennessee resident na
Jul 3, 2024, 6:52 am - Lottery News

$5 million lottery prize is just one of the milestones celebrated by Pennsylvania grandmother
Winner wants to take care of herself before embarking on a journey to live life to the fullest By Kate Northrop A Pennsylvania great-grandmother is cashing in on three milestones all at once her birthday, a second chance at life, and a $5 million lottery prize. One breast cancer survivor from Pennsylvania is commemorating two very special occasions with a well-timed $5 million lottery prize. On Thursday, the Pennsylvania Lottery presented Donna Osborne, 75, with a commemorative c
Jul 2, 2024, 9:23 am - Lottery News

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