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Calif. Lottery Daily Derby software glitch created faulty 'Quick Pick' tickets, possibly for years
Lottery announces game promotion to account for error Error only happened under certain conditions By Kate Northrop The California Lottery's Daily Derby game was affected by a software glitch that could potentially limit the number of possible combinations a player could receive on their ticket, if their plays were purchased in specific ways. Following the discovery of a software error in the Daily Derby game, the California Lottery announced a compensatory promotion that will in
Yesterday, 7:55 pm - Lottery News

Birthday present for Massachusetts man turns out to be $1 million a year for life lottery prize
High-value lottery win is a hard birthday present to top By Kate Northrop A Massachusetts man won the birthday present of a lifetime after scooping the first top prize in a $50 scratch-off game that awards $1 million a year for life. It's going to be hard for future birthday presents to top the one a Massachusetts lottery player received on a $50 scratch-off ticket. A Massachusetts lottery player, whose name was not released by the Massachusetts Lottery, claimed the first top pri
Yesterday, 7:13 am - Lottery News

West Virginia man diagnosed with cancer thankful for $140,001 Ohio Lottery Rolling Cash 5 jackpot
Lottery player crosses border to play the lottery and finds himself luckier than before By Kate Northrop A West Virginia man who has been battling cancer is thankful for his $140,001 Rolling Cash 5 jackpot prize in the Ohio Lottery, calling the win a blessing. The $140,001 Ohio Lottery Rolling Cash 5 jackpot win will greatly help one West Virginia resident, whose newfound windfall will help him and his family amidst a difficult sickness. Melvin Stubbs III of West Virginia was ov
Jul 15, 2024, 7:09 am - Lottery News

£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
Jul 13, 2024, 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
Jul 12, 2024, 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

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