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$731.1 million Powerball jackpot claimed by anonymous group in Maryland
It's the largest prize in the Maryland Lottery's history By Kate Northrop An anonymous group stepped forward to claim a record $731.1 million Powerball jackpot drawn on Jan. 20, 2021, the sixth-largest jackpot in the U.S. and the longest roll in Powerball history with 36 consecutive drawings. A group of anonymous winners dubbed The Power Pack finally came forward to claim the Maryland Lottery's largest jackpot. As many would expect, the group chose to take the prize as a one-time lum
May 27, 2021, 11:12 am - Lottery News

Lottery ticket sold in Pennsylvania wins $516 million Mega Millions jackpot
Updated annuity and cash jackpot final tallies, and location winning ticket was sold By Todd Northrop After a run of 26 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 27th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions game produced a single $516 million winner last night when one lottery ticket sold in Pennsylvania matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. The winner will now have to choose between being paid $516 million in 30 annually-increasing payments over 29 years or the lump-sum cash value
May 22, 2021, 9:16 am - Lottery News

California woman destroys $26 million lottery ticket in the laundry
Clean clothes but a multi-million dollar mistake By Kate Northrop An unnamed woman who bought a California Lottery SuperLotto Plus ticket worth a whopping $26 million almost six months ago admitted that she accidentally laundered it immediately after buying it and stuffing it in her pocket. The woman purchased the ticket at the ARCO am/pm convenience store on East Imperial Highway in Norwalk for a SuperLotto Plus drawing that took place on Nov. 14, 2020 before entirely ruining her chanc
May 17, 2021, 10:00 am - Lottery News

Australian man who won lottery five times has "been to hell and back"
Unfortunate winner has had a tumultuous time since landing his windfall By Kate Northrop An Australian man who won the lottery five times revealed that his life has been anything but glamorous. Carlo Massetti, 47 and a Kiwi living in Sydney, Australia, flew back to his native New Zealand to heal and cope with the tumultuous events that have defined his life since winning millions. The unlucky lottery winner is out to prove that happiness and love can't be bought or won. On the contra
May 11, 2021, 2:49 pm - Lottery News

Anonymous UK winner claims £122 million EuroMillions jackpot
An anonymous EuroMillions ticket holder has become the United Kingdom's fifth-biggest National Lottery winner after their 122 million (US$168 million) jackpot prize was paid out. Lottery operator Camelot UK Lotteries Limited announced on Friday it had validated and paid out the prize of 122,550,350.80, the jackpot from the EuroMillions draw on April 2. Unless the winner signs an agreement for full publicity, no further information can be released about their win. Camelot's Andy Carter,
Apr 12, 2021, 9:10 am - Lottery News

Canadian woman memorializes $13 million Lotto Max jackpot with a tattoo
Winner has her son permanently etch the draw date onto her arm By Kate Northrop A winner from British Columbia is making sure she'll never forget the day she won a $13 million (US$10.3 million) jackpot playing Lotto Max by tattooing the draw date onto her arm. Tammy Manning is having the draw date March 19, 2021 permanently inked on her skin after winning a multimillion-dollar Lotto Max jackpot from the British Columbia Lottery. The tattoo will be completed by none other than her son
Apr 3, 2021, 1:40 pm - Lottery News

Britain's youngest lottery winner banned from driving after drug-fueled car crash
Callie Rogers scuffled with officers while high on cocaine By Kate Northrop A lottery winner infamous for frittering away her 1.9 million (US$3 million) fortune on drugs, partying, and luxury items was recently involved in a car crash and a police chase that resulted in the loss of her license. Callie Rogers, who was 16 when she matched all six numbers to become Britain's youngest lottery winner, is infamous for blowing through all of her winnings on expensive properties, plastic surger
Mar 29, 2021, 6:13 pm - Lottery News

Massachusetts man visits two lottery retailers to win $10 million
Closed store leads player to a luckier one By Kate Northrop A Massachusetts lottery player visited a gas station to play the lottery but upon finding that it was closed instead went elsewhere to win a $10.04 million Megabucks Doubler jackpot. Stephen Pereira of Fairhaven originally intended to buy a Megabucks Doubler ticket at a nearby gas station, but the retailer was not open for business. Some lottery players with a go-to store might call it bad luck, but for Pereira, this might have
Mar 25, 2021, 2:57 pm - Lottery News

Australian woman braves a storm and wins $50 million lottery jackpot
Bad weather almost stopped her from buying a ticket By Kate Northrop An Australian woman is thankful she didn't take a rain check on buying her lottery tickets when her last minute decision to brave the ugly weather earned her the $50 million (US$38.3 million) Australian Powerball jackpot from the drawing on Thurs., Mar. 18. Following a week of relentless downpour, a mother hailing from the eastern Sydney suburbs was nearly dissuaded from going out to buy a lottery ticket, but thankfull
Mar 23, 2021, 2:51 pm - Lottery News

Tennessee man misplaces his million-dollar lottery ticket, then finds it lying in a parking lot
It's a miracle recovery that averted tragedy By Kate Northrop A Tennessee player became a million dollars richer overnight and almost immediately lost his millionaire status the next day thanks to a fluke that had the potential to leave things on a very tragic note. All hope seemed lost when a winning Tennessee Lottery ticket worth $1,178,746 was thought to be gone for good, rolling around in the dirt somewhere or blowing around in the breeze on a particularly windy day. In what seemed
Mar 19, 2021, 4:18 pm - Lottery News

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