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Lightning strikes twice for California woman who won second major lottery prize
Winner of $2 million has won big before By Kate Northrop One California woman won $2 million in the lottery, but it's not the first time she's struck it rich. Winning the lottery isn't new to Ruby Evans, who recently bought a scratch-off ticket from a donut shop and won $2 million. Evans sat in her car in the parking lot outside Sweet Time Donuts, located on Compton Boulevard in Compton, scratching away at her newest lottery ticket from the $20 Instant Prize Crossword game. Howev
May 31, 2023, 6:46 pm - Lottery News

California woman who overcame homelessness wins $5 million lottery prize
Everything lining up all at once for winner who turned her life around By Kate Northrop The stars are perfectly aligning for a formerly homeless California woman who has one more lifechanging milestone to celebrate. A California woman who overcame homelessness is now one of the state's newest millionaires after winning a $5 million lottery prize on a scratch-off ticket. Lucia Forseth's life looked very different in 2017 as compared to now. She did not have a home, but some years
May 4, 2023, 11:18 am - Lottery News

California man wins $1 million prize from lottery ticket gifted on 18th birthday
Winning as soon as he's old enough to play the lottery By Kate Northrop A California man won a $1 million prize the same day he became old enough to play the lottery. Plenty of people celebrate the milestone of turning 18 years old by playing the lottery, but it's not every day that someone manages to win the lottery the same day they're of legal age to play. Kaleb Hang's grandmother was excited for him to finally try his luck at the lottery and gifted him a scratch-off for his 1
Apr 14, 2023, 2:08 pm - Lottery News

$2 billion Powerball lottery winner buys $25.5 million Hollywood Hills mansion
Winner of world's largest jackpot living in luxury By Kate Northrop The winner of the $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot is ready to live it up in luxury, having already purchased a $25.5 million Hollywood Hills mansion. Last month, Altadena resident Edwin Castro claimed the world's largest jackpot and is wasting no time in putting the unfathomable prize to good use. The last several months have taken Castro's life in a wild direction, with the lottery winner now the proud owner of
Mar 9, 2023, 4:39 pm - Lottery News

California man claims winning $2.04 billion Powerball lottery ticket was stolen from him
Individual launches allegations after lottery winner steps forward to claim world's largest jackpot By Kate Northrop An individual has claimed in legal filings that he was the one to purchase the winning lottery ticket for the world-record $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot and that the ticket was stolen from him. Another Altadena man named Jose Rivera has launched allegations that Edwin Castro is not the true winner of the $2.04 billion Powerball lottery jackpot just over a week after
Feb 24, 2023, 11:03 am - Lottery News

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

California winner of $2.04 billion Powerball lottery jackpot revealed
Winner of the world's largest jackpot makes himself known Includes video report By Kate Northrop The California Lottery announced the name of the record-breaking $2.04 billion Powerball jackpot today at a news conference. The winner of the world's largest lottery jackpot has finally come forward to cement his name in the history books and claim his earth-shattering prize. Lottery Director Alvin Johnson revealed the winner's name to be Edwin Castro, who declined to take part i
Feb 14, 2023, 2:54 pm - Lottery News

California's 2022 lottery winners: A mystery billionaire and 100+ millionaires
One California mom recycled cans to buy a scratcher worth $13 million. Another winner was literally shoved into buying her winning ticket. If 2021 was a good year for California lottery players, 2022 was even better. This year, Powerball's biggest prize a $2.04 billion jackpot went to the Golden State. Many more scratchers, Mega Millions, and Super Lotto Plus players in California became millionaires, too. Over the past 12 months, the California Lottery changed the lives of more than 100
Dec 26, 2022, 11:33 am - Lottery News

One lottery ticket sold in California wins $2 billion Powerball jackpot
Lump-sum cash option worth $997.6 million By Todd Northrop Around the United States, millions of people had to wait an extra ten hours last night to find out if they won the unbelievably massive Powerball jackpot, due to one unnamed state's inability to deal with the huge amount of ticket sales data. When the drawing did finally occur Tuesday morning, it turns out that just one ticket sold in California matched all six numbers drawn and won the entire jackpot. After all sales we
Nov 8, 2022, 1:00 pm - Lottery News

California Lottery SuperLotto Plus ticket worth $38 million expires tomorrow
Ticket worth millions potentially lost By Kate Northrop A winner of a $38 million SuperLotto Plus prize has just one more day to step forward to claim the money before the winning ticket expires. Someone in San Diego won a massive prize worth $38 million in the California Lottery's SuperLotto Plus game, but judging by what little time remains for the mystery winner to come forward with the winning ticket, the money might go by the wayside. The ticket in question will expire on Th
Oct 26, 2022, 11:56 am - Lottery News

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