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VIDEO: February's Weekly Roundup in lottery news
Ontario's youngest jackpot winner needed just one ticket to win literally By Kate Northrop Today, Lottery Post published the latest installment of the new Weekly Roundup series featuring some of the most prominent lottery stories in the month of February. If you frequent Lottery Post's homepage or Lottery News forum, chances are you've seen quite a few notable stories this month, such as the one about Ontario's youngest jackpot winner ever who recently won a $48 million (US$35.6 mill
Feb 19, 2023, 5:48 pm - Lottery News

Australian woman ignores calls from the Lottery about $40 million jackpot win
Winner sends calls from the Lottery to voicemail, believing it to be a scam By Kate Northrop An Australian woman ignored multiple calls from the Australian Lottery when they tried to let her know of a $40 million (US$27.7 million) Powerball jackpot win. An elusive lottery winner thought that the incoming calls from The Lott were a scam and subsequently sent them to voicemail, unaware that she had become a multi-millionaire. Myself and the team at The Lott were ready to speak with
Feb 3, 2023, 4:20 pm - Lottery News

Australian woman cleans out car four months after win, discovers lottery ticket worth $580,000
Keep your tickets in a safe spot! By Kate Northrop Keep those tickets in a safe place! An Australian woman had quite the surprise when she discovered a lottery ticket worth $580,000 (US$387,187) during a car clean-out four months after the draw. Receipts, loose change, hair ties these are the sort of things one could expect to find laying around in someone's car, but a Victorian woman found something of much higher value while doing a deep clean of her own car. For four months, a
Nov 18, 2022, 10:12 am - Lottery News

Airline launches its own lottery to encourage travelers to take the middle seat
Buy a middle seat for a chance to win big By Kate Northrop An airline is hoping to encourage passengers to grab the less-than-desirable middle seat when booking a flight by holding a lottery that offers a six-figure cash prize. The middle seat on an aircraft is everyone's last choice it doesn't offer the same breathtaking views that a window seat offers, nor does it allow for a swift exit should you need to get up from your seat. A social media poll conducted by Virgin Australia
Nov 2, 2022, 1:25 pm - Lottery News

Winners of $63M Australian Powerball jackpot resolve court battle with man who claimed share
Owners of lottery pool and retailer that sold winning ticket close up shop and move into $3.2 million mansion By Kate Northrop A legal battle between a man who claimed he was owed a share of a $63 million Australian Powerball jackpot and the organizers of the group that won it has been quietly resolved. Tania and Kevin Parkes, the owners of the retailer that sold a winning ticket for a $126 million (US$91.3 million) Powerball jackpot in February and the organizers of the lottery grou
Sep 9, 2022, 7:19 pm - Lottery News

Australian woman shocked into silence after discovering she hit $30 million Oz Lotto jackpot
Living in a dream but unable to sleep, one winner contemplates the future By Kate Northrop An Australian woman couldn't sleep after finding out she won a jackpot from the Australian Lottery's Oz Lotto game, but one restless night isn't so bad of a price to pay for suddenly becoming $30 million (US$ 20.2 million) richer. A Forest Lake woman and her husband were so stunned they couldn't speak after she discovered her division one winning ticket had just won a $30 million Oz Lotto pri
Jul 13, 2022, 11:47 am - Lottery News

Lottery pool goes to court after man with losing ticket demands share of $63.3 million prize
Lottery player insists he has a winning ticket By Kate Northrop What started as a feel-good story for a lottery pool is turning sour after a man with a losing ticket claims the group owes him more than $260,000 (US$182,013) from a $63.3 million (US$44.3 million) Australian Powerball prize. Some might remember the 250 member Facebook group named Goldfields, let's pay our mortgages that won a share of the $126 million (US$91.3 million) Powerball jackpot in the Australian Lottery in F
May 9, 2022, 11:37 am - Lottery News

250 member Facebook group wins and splits $126 million Australian Powerball jackpot
Group members from the same town share a portion of the whopping prize By Kate Northrop A Facebook group made up of 250 people from the same town have won a share of the $126 million (US$91.3 million) Powerball lottery jackpot. There's a lotto luck in Kalgoorlie, where one ticket belonging to a lottery pool of 250 Facebook group members won a share of the $126 million Powerball jackpot from Thursday night's draw. While one other unnamed player from New South Wales bought a winn
Mar 1, 2022, 2:05 pm - Lottery News

Group of 55 women take home record $80 million in Australian Powerball lottery
Gymgoers who get fit together win together By Kate Northrop 55 women from a ladies-only gym called Curves are celebrating together after they won the $80 million (US$57.4 million) Australian Lottery Powerball jackpot drawn on Thurs., Dec. 2. A lottery pool consisting of members from a small gym in a Beldon suburb took home the $80 million Division One Powerball prize last week. It was also the largest jackpot won in Western Australia and the equal biggest prize won from any Aus
Dec 8, 2021, 3:04 pm - Lottery News

Australian man who won nearly $1 million in lottery gave it all away
Do what you can to make somebody else's day a little bit brighter. By Kate Northrop A year after winning almost $1 million (US$731,905) in the Australian TattsLotto, one particular Aussie went on a selfless crusade to give it all away. Thanks to a superstition, Peter Charleton, 47, of Yarra Ranges bought a TattsLotto lottery ticket in August 2020 that turned out to be the winner of a prize worth $896,511.13 (US$656,160.98). A year later, he's already given away most of the prize. B
Sep 14, 2021, 6:25 pm - Lottery News

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