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Two Illinois lottery winners in a partnership claim $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Winners split behemoth win within timeframe to claim cash prize By Kate Northrop Two winners in a partnership have come forward to claim the eye-watering $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn in July 2022. One single ticket was all it took to win the record $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot on July 29, 2022, but two people jointly stepped forward to claim it all. Today, the Illinois Lottery announced that the prize has officially been claimed, shared by a partnersh
Sep 21, 2022, 3:58 pm - Lottery News

Illinois man claims $19.5 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot after playing for 20 years
Faithful player finally gets his windfall By Kate Northrop It was a momentous occasion for a Chicago area lottery player, who can finally say that his persistence paid off after he picked up his check for a $19.5 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot. Yesterday, the Hoosier Lottery announced that a $19.5 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot was claimed by one of its very committed players. It was also the 89th-consecutive Hoosier Lotto drawing without a winner since a $5 million jackpot was hit
Sep 16, 2022, 10:01 am - Lottery News

Best friends of 30 years split $15.7 million Lotto 6/49 lottery jackpot
Pals played together for the past three years By Kate Northrop A pair of longtime friends split a $15.7 million (US$12 million) Lotto 6/49 jackpot after playing the lottery together for the past three years. Doug Ellsworth and Lawrence Russell thought that combining their efforts in the lottery would give them an advantage. Turns out, they had the right idea. Having shared a close friendship for three decades, the two will get to share a huge amount of money as well. Ellswort
Sep 10, 2022, 1:48 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

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

$1.5 billion Mega Millions winner explains how "Lottery Lawyer" Jason Kurland stole $83 million
Jury convicts conman on wire fraud, money laundering charges By Kate Northrop The famous and still anonymous winner of the record $1.4 billion Mega Millions lottery jackpot from South Carolina emerged from her legendary silence to deliver a testimony against New York Lottery Lawyer Jason Jay Kurland that explains how he stole $83 million from her in his schemes. On July 26, the United States Department of Justice announced that a jury found Kurland, 48, guilty of defrauding his own l
Aug 16, 2022, 7:13 pm - Lottery News

One lottery ticket in Pennsylvania wins $206.9 million Powerball jackpot
Updated with retailer that sold the winning ticket By Kate Northrop A single ticket sold in Pennsylvania matched all six numbers in the Powerball lottery drawing Wednesday night, lottery officials announced today. Someone in Pennsylvania is holding a ticket worth $206.9 million. The winner will have the option to take the cash payment of $122.4 million instead of the annuity. The winning ticket was sold at Sheetz located at 205 North Center Avenue in New Stanton. The retailer wil
Aug 4, 2022, 1:06 pm - Lottery News

Kentucky Lottery Instant Play jackpot winner celebrates by handing out money
What better way to use the cash? By Kate Northrop A Kentucky woman made it her goal to spread the love from winning an Instant Play jackpot by handing out some of her winnings to strangers. Christmas in July must have struck a chord with Crystal Dunn of Louisville, who decided there was no better way to celebrate her win than gifting some of the money to random strangers. On the night of July 7, a message popped up on Dunn's computer alerting her that she had won a jackpot worth
Aug 1, 2022, 4:49 pm - Lottery News

One Illinois lottery ticket wins $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Updated with final jackpot amount and retailer location By Todd Northrop After a run of 29 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 30th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions game produced a single $1.337 billion winner last night when one lottery ticket sold in Illinois matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. It was the fourth time a lottery jackpot had grown to more than $1 billion, and the third time a single ticket won $1 billion or more. The winner of the unimaginable
Jul 30, 2022, 8:48 am - Lottery News

$1.28 BILLION: Lottery officials raise tonight's Mega Millions jackpot estimate again
Lottery ticket-buying frenzy throughout the USA By Todd Northrop Across the United States, lottery tickets are being sold at a frantic pace that the state lotteries are struggling to keep up. Most of those sales are for the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game, which features a jackpot reaching into stratospheric heights only seen twice before in world history and a lump-sum cash value worth three quarters of a billion dollars. Just a day after the jackpot was raised to $1.1 bi
Jul 29, 2022, 12:56 pm - Lottery News

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