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Winning $502 million Mega Millions lottery ticket sold in Florida region pummeled by hurricane
One winner in Fort Myers hits the jackpot weeks after Hurricane Ian ravaged the area By Kate Northrop One of the two winning tickets for the $502 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot drawn on Fri., Oct. 14, 2022 was sold in hurricane-ravaged Fort Myers, Florida. Weeks after Hurricane Ian ripped through the southwestern coast of Florida, someone in Fort Myers bought a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $502 million. According to the Mega Millions officials, the jackpot is
Oct 17, 2022, 12:48 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina woman wins $500,000 after entering lottery draw minutes before sales closed
Credits the spirit for literal last-minute decision that was worth a half-million dollars By Kate Northrop A North Carolina woman won a $501,544 Cash 5 prize after a voice motivated her to enter a lottery drawing just minutes before ticket sales closed. Stephanie Israel of Browns Summit described an urge to buy a lottery ticket late at night on Sat., Oct. 8, a literal last-minute decision that left her a half a million dollars richer. It was late at night and I was lying in bed,
Oct 16, 2022, 5:25 pm - Lottery News

Michigan man wins $5.42M lottery jackpot with online purchase
A Michigan man from Wayne County had a little extra money to spend and now he has a lot more as he won a $5.42 million Lotto 47 jackpot after buying a lottery ticket online recently. The winner matched all six numbers drawn 2, 5, 14, 30, 32, and 42 for the Sept. 28 drawing to win the grand prize. The 69-year-old winner who chose to remain anonymous bought his ticket on the Michigan Lottery website . The winning ticket represents the second largest prize ever won by a player who bought ti
Oct 13, 2022, 3:40 pm - Lottery News

New Zealand man who won $15 million in lottery stays humble
Lottery winner's extraordinary generosity By Kate Northrop Like any lottery winner, one anonymous New Zealander considers himself lucky to win $15 million (US$8.4 million) in the lottery, but it's his sunny outlook and boundless generosity that separates him from the rest. Michael, who has been given an alternative name to protect his identity, has always been a boon to his community, and winning $15 million in the New Zealand Lottery's Lotto game did nothing to change that. The
Oct 7, 2022, 6:24 pm - Lottery News

Mega Millions and Powerball lottery jackpots both top $300 million
Two near-equal jackpots up for grabs this weekend By Kate Northrop This weekend, lottery players will have two equally large jackpots to consider, with both multi-state games Mega Millions and Powerball surpassing the $300 million mark. In the gold corner... we have Mega Millions at $355 million for the Friday, Sept. 30 drawing at 11:00 pm EST. In the red corner... is Powerball at $322 million for the Saturday, Oct. 1 drawing at 10:59 pm EST. Joking aside, one of the questions wi
Sep 30, 2022, 5:13 pm - Lottery News

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