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Scotland's £148M EuroMillions lottery winner no longer speaking to family after giving them £20M
Lottery winner revealed severed relationship with family despite frequent generosity By Kate Northrop The Scottish winner of a 148 million (US$187 million) EuroMillions lottery jackpot has revealed that she is no longer speaking to her family despite giving them 20 million (US$25.3 million). A major Scottish lottery winner of a 148 million EuroMillions jackpot has cut ties with her family after they reportedly tried to take advantage of her generosity. In 2012, Gillian and Adrian
Nov 28, 2023, 10:03 am - Lottery News

UK Lottery pool member wins share of £1 million prize the day he retired
Happy Retirement! By Kate Northrop A member of an 11-person lottery group won a share of a 1 million (US$ 1,263,025) EuroMillions prize the day he retired. A lottery win came at the right time for one Scottish lottery player who found out he was splitting a 1 million EuroMillions prize with his lottery pool on the same day he retired. Robert Pert, of Montrose in Angus, Scotland, is part of a lottery syndicate made up of 11 employees at GPG Montrose Garage, including mechanics, te
May 8, 2023, 1:24 pm - Lottery News

Winner of £105 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot misses his job
Generous lottery winner remembers humble life before the big win By Kate Northrop A lottery winner who scooped up a whopping 105 million (US$127.9 million) EuroMillions jackpot in 2019 is missing the workplace banter of his old job. Following his lottery win of over a hundred million pounds, a West Sussex man found fulfillment in using the prize to give back to multiple charitable organizations, groups, and family members. Now, he's longing for a piece of the life he once had. Wh
May 1, 2023, 3:12 pm - Lottery News

Scottish £161 million EuroMillions lottery winner spent $50 million in eight years before death
Jackpot winner spent over $130,000 per week By Kate Northrop A Scottish lottery winner of a 161 million (US$249.9 million) EuroMillions jackpot spent hefty a chunk of his fortune within eight years on luxuries and charitable acts before he died. Colin Weir was Scotland's biggest lottery winner and had the purchase history to prove it. Over the course of eight years prior to his death, he burned through $50 million and left a legacy in his wake. In 2011, Weir and his wife, Christi
Mar 28, 2023, 4:50 pm - Lottery News

Winner of £105 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot keeps promise three years later
Builder who won millions is a model lottery winner By Kate Northrop A lottery winner who scooped up a whopping 105 million (US$127.9 million) EuroMillions jackpot in 2019 has kept a humble promise three years after the big win. A West Sussex man has made good on his word over three years after winning over a hundred million pounds in the lottery, never losing sight of his generous goals. When Steve Thomson, 45, won the massive jackpot in 2019 , his immediate focus was not on what
Mar 18, 2023, 7:00 am - Lottery News

165 Belgians in one town share €143 million EuroMillions jackpot
Christmas came early for one small Belgian village By Kate Northrop 165 townspeople in Olmen, Belgium are jumping for joy after they collectively won a 142.89 million ($149.92 million) EuroMillions jackpot. A small village in northern Belgium is bustling with holiday spirit this year after a lottery pool consisting of 165 residents won the EuroMillions jackpot. On Dec. 6, 2022, a group of townspeople all chipped in 15 for the evening's EuroMillions drawing to a pot organized by a
Dec 22, 2022, 2:25 pm - Lottery News

Brothers smash father's car with hammers after he refuses to share £3.1 million lottery prize
Sons of lottery winner relay details of fallout years after the win By Kate Northrop A brand-new car bore the brunt of two brothers' frustration after their father refused to share his 3.1 million (US$3.6 million) EuroMillions lottery prize with them. Two sons decided it was hammer time and smashed their father's car with claw hammers when they did not receive a penny of their father's lottery winnings. In 2012, a group of Stagecoach workers from Corby, Northamptonshire won and s
Aug 29, 2022, 2:38 pm - Lottery News

UK woman who won £1 million EuroMillions prize calls aftermath a "twisted fairytale"
Lottery winner says lottery tickets should come with Government health warnings similar to those on cigarettes By Kate Northrop A EuroMillions lottery player who won a 1 million (US$1.187 million) in 2013 at the age of 17 is using her experience as a winner to promote placing a Government health warning on lottery tickets. Lottery winner Jane Park, of Edinburgh, is warning other hopeful players of the potential fallout that comes with winning a large prize. In 2013, Park won a 1
Aug 23, 2022, 12:34 pm - Lottery News

Record-breaking £184 million EuroMillions lottery winners revealed
The UK's biggest EuroMillions lottery winners have been revealed as a couple from Gloucester who won 184 million (US$228.4 million) with a quick pick ticket. Joe and Jess Thwaite won a record-breaking 184,262,899 making them richer than Adele last week. Mrs. Thwaite, 44, who has two children with her 49-year-old husband, said the win will give them time to dream . The previous record was held by an anonymous winner who banked 170 million (US$211 million) in October 2019. After be
May 19, 2022, 8:32 am - Lottery News

€200 million EuroMillions lottery winner donates nearly entire prize to save the planet
Anonymous Frenchman wants to encourage human beings to give back to the planet and others By Kate Northrop An anonymous Frenchman who won the second-largest EuroMillions jackpot in history back in December 2020 has already given away most of his fortune in a bid to protect the environment. A French EuroMillions winner of a massive 200 million (US$218 million) jackpot is not interested in fancy cars, huge mansions, or expensive vacations. Instead, he wants to see his money put to us
Apr 12, 2022, 11:09 am - Lottery News

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