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Ontario man wins $70 million Lotto Max jackpot, checks ticket "a dozen" times
Great-grandparents will be able to fulfill their dreams after heartwarming win By Kate Northrop After scanning their Lotto Max ticket several times on the Ontario Lottery's app, two lucky grandparents made an extra trip to a retailer to verify the numbers on their Lotto Max ticket actually won them the $70 million (US$56 million) jackpot. Marc Meilleur and his wife, Dorothy-Ann, are dedicated lottery players whose commitment finally paid off to the tune of $70 million on Feb. 26, 2021.
Mar 17, 2021, 11:39 am - Lottery News

South Carolina store owner who sold $1.5 billion Mega Millions ticket is arrested
Retailer re-enters the spotlight after skirting thousands in tax evasion By Kate Northrop The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) announced on Saturday that the store owner who sold the winning ticket for the $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot in 2018 has been arrested and charged with five counts of tax evasion. Chirag Jayanti Patel, 49, was found to have underreported $2.04 million in sales while operating KCP, Inc. under the KC Mart convenience store business in Greenville
Mar 15, 2021, 4:11 pm - Lottery News

Michigan lottery club claims $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Winners of the 3rd-largest jackpot in history step forward By Kate Northrop Nearly two months after it was announced that one single Michigan ticket matched all six numbers to win the unimaginably huge $1.05 billion Mega Millions jackpot, an Oakland County lottery club stepped forward to claim the prize. The largest prize awarded in Michigan Lottery history, the massive haul of $1.05 billion will be claimed by the Wolverine FLL Club, which consists of four members who jointly played the
Mar 12, 2021, 3:37 pm - Lottery News

Australian woman wins the lottery over lunch
Sitting down for lunch was a million-dollar decision By Kate Northrop An Australian couple walked away from their lunch a million dollars richer after buying a Keno lottery ticket at the restaurant and winning a $1.48 million (US$1.14 million) jackpot in the middle of their meal. On Monday, an anonymous woman stopped at the Arkaba Hotel on Glen Osmond Road in Fullerton with her husband for lunch. Little did she know that the last minute decision to enter the Keno drawing at the retailer
Mar 5, 2021, 2:13 pm - Lottery News

UK couple lose out on £182 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot following payment error
Would-be winner is absolutely heartbroken over simple mistake By Kate Northrop Two students from the UK were left devastated after a payment error caused them to lose out on a 182 million (US$254 million) EuroMillions jackpot. The couple experienced an emotional rollercoaster ride of a lifetime when they saw their usual numbers turn up in the EuroMillions drawing on Fri., Feb. 26. Their dreams of reaching multi-millionaire status were suddenly quashed when they discovered that lack of f
Mar 3, 2021, 4:17 pm - Lottery News

Wisconsin veteran claims two major lottery prizes in two weeks
Retiree beats incredible odds in a short amount of time By Kate Northrop After winning a Wisconsin Lottery Badger 5 jackpot and Powerball prize in just two weeks, one Wisconsin veteran is walking away $171,000 richer. Norman Fuller Jr. of Port Edwards is a frequent lottery player whose enthusiasm for the game paid off twice within two weeks. On Jan., 25, 2021, he split the $242,000 Badger 5 jackpot with another winner and took home an impressive $121,000. The winning numbers for the Bad
Feb 23, 2021, 12:35 pm - Lottery News

Canadian family claims $60 million Lotto Max jackpot
It's the country's largest payout from a ticket bought online By Kate Northrop A man from Winnipeg, Canada could barely comprehend the lifechanging notion that he was the sole winner of the $60 million (US$46.77 million) Lotto Max jackpot from the Jan. 22 drawing and initially shook off the idea. John Chua's wife, Jhoana, woke him up early in the morning the next day to tell him that someone from their town had won the record jackpot, but his first reaction to hearing the news was disap
Feb 4, 2021, 1:34 pm - Lottery News

Oregon friends of over 40 years split $7.4 million lottery jackpot
Friendship has never been sweeter By Kate Northrop Two friends from Oregon who have shared a friendship for over 40 years are now sharing a $7.4 million Megabucks jackpot. For 28 weeks now, Erik Maki and Brian Krahmer have been splitting the responsibility of purchasing their joint lottery tickets for the Oregon Lottery's Megabucks game. Now they'll be splitting a fortune to the tune of $7.4 million after hitting the jackpot for the drawing on Sat., Jan 23. This time, it was Krahmer'
Jan 29, 2021, 4:29 pm - Lottery News

Dozens of lottery players across the USA hit it big in Powerball
By Kate Northrop In an unusual Powerball drawing Saturday, dozens of players won huge prizes, including a New Jersey player who won the $23.2 million jackpot. Anyone who thought the Powerball excitement would end after one player from Maryland won a massive $731.1 million Powerball jackpot Wednesday was in for a surprise the very next drawing. Just three days later on Sat., Jan. 23, the $23.2 million Powerball jackpot was scooped up by a lone player from New Jersey, with another 43 tick
Jan 26, 2021, 7:10 pm - Lottery News

One Michigan lottery ticket wins $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Updated annuity and cash jackpot final tallies By Todd Northrop After a record run of 36 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 37th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions game produced a single $1.05 billion winner last night when one lottery ticket sold in Michigan matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. It was the third time a lottery jackpot had grown to more than $1 billion, and the second time a single ticket won $1 billion or more. The public has been electrified the co
Jan 23, 2021, 8:04 am - Lottery News