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VIDEO: Should you move to California to win the lottery?
New York, New Jersey and Florida oh my! By Kate Northrop A winner from New York? Again? Oh, someone won the jackpot! Let me guess California. It's always someone from New Jersey... How many times have you heard that someone won Mega Millions or Powerball only to find out that the winner is from one of these three states? Everyone dreams about winning the lottery so does this mean you should pack your bags and move to California to make it come true? WATCH: Should you mo
May 27, 2022, 6:11 pm - Lottery News

California Powerball winner steps forward to claim share of $632.6 million jackpot
The waiting and wondering is over By Kate Northrop After over four months, the California winner of half of the $632.6 million Powerball jackpot drawn in January has come forward to claim their share of the massive prize. The wait is finally over. Orlando Zavala Lozano is one of the two winners who split the $632.6 million Powerball jackpot drawn on Jan. 5, 2022. When Lozano picked up a Powerball ticket at the 7-Eleven on the corner of Wyndham Drive and Valley Hi Drive in Sacra
May 24, 2022, 12:56 pm - Lottery News

82-year-old Virginia Lottery winner of $285,316 won't quit his job
Lottery winner who loves his job refuses to retire By Kate Northrop A lottery player who won a six-figure prize could easily put the sum toward a nice, quiet retirement, but one such winner refuses to quit doing what he loves. Vicente Mosquera is loving life as a waiter in an Italian restaurant, but things got even sweeter when he won a $285,316 prize in the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 game. Even with the six-figure sum pocketed away for a rainy day, the 82-year-old winner doesn'
May 23, 2022, 12:13 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

Miami man is Florida's newest millionaire after playing Jackpot Triple Play
A Miami man is Florida's newest millionaire after hitting it big playing the state lottery's Jackpot Triple Play game. Daniel Alvarez, 49, claimed the $1.95 million jackpot after winning the February 25th drawing. He chose to receive his winnings in a one time lump-sum payment of $1,492,240.62. Alvarez purchased his Jackpot Triple Play with Combo Quick Pick ticket from La Esquina Tropical, at 1060 Southwest 8th Street in Miami. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus for selling it.
May 16, 2022, 3:04 pm - Lottery News

Lottery pool goes to court after man with losing ticket demands share of $63.3 million prize
Lottery player insists he has a winning ticket By Kate Northrop What started as a feel-good story for a lottery pool is turning sour after a man with a losing ticket claims the group owes him more than $260,000 (US$182,013) from a $63.3 million (US$44.3 million) Australian Powerball prize. Some might remember the 250 member Facebook group named Goldfields, let's pay our mortgages that won a share of the $126 million (US$91.3 million) Powerball jackpot in the Australian Lottery in F
May 9, 2022, 11:37 am - Lottery News

45 jackpot-winning tickets in one California Lottery Fantasy 5 drawing
Unusually high number of top prize winners in Pick 5-style game By Kate Northrop A whopping 45 winning tickets won the California Lottery's Fantasy 5 jackpot worth $344,700 on Sat., Apr. 30, with each ticket getting an equal share of the prize. The California Lottery's Fantasy 5 game had an astonishing number of winners after an interesting combination of winning numbers were drawn on Saturday. On Saturday night, the game produced the winning numbers 3, 6, 9, 36, and 39. With 4
May 6, 2022, 12:45 pm - Lottery News

VIDEO: How are lottery jackpots calculated?
By Kate Northrop Mega Millions and Powerball are the two biggest U.S. multi-state lottery games that offer players across the country the largest prizes imaginable, routinely holding the record for the largest jackpots in the world. But how do these jackpots achieve such historically high figures? What causes the jackpot to grow faster for some drawings? Why is the cash value different than the annuity, and why is it always a different percentage of the annuity? Perhaps you might have e
Apr 29, 2022, 6:00 pm - 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

VIDEO: Lead Director of Mega Millions discusses potential game changes
LOTTERY POST EXCLUSIVE By Kate Northrop Thursday, Lottery Post had the opportunity to speak with Mega Millions Lead Director Pat McDonald discuss some of the most common questions players are asking about the multi-state game. In an exclusive interview with Lottery Post, McDonald also revealed that the game group is investigating potential ways to switch up the nationwide draw game. Part of McDonald's responsibilities as Lead Director includes heading up any changes and managem
Mar 25, 2022, 5:11 pm - Lottery News