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Virginia man scoops $100, $200, $400, and $100,000 lottery prizes in one day
Lucky lottery player's phenomenal winning streak By Kate Northrop The lottery prizes kept on rolling in for one incredibly lucky lottery player in a phenomenal winning streak before he won $100,000 on his fourth and final ticket. In what can only be described as an incredible hot streak, Jose Vasquez of Charlottesville was winning one lottery prize right after the other, each one larger than the last. After scratching off a Virginia Lottery ticket worth $100, Vasquez decided to
Jan 23, 2022, 6:35 pm - Lottery News

Pennsylvania man wins his fourth lottery jackpot
Prolific player's luck is going strong, offers advice for jackpot-chasers like him By Kate Northrop A lottery enthusiast from Pennsylvania is raking in his fourth jackpot win since 1999, and he has some advice for others chasing millions. Mike Lucky Luciano won a $1 million top prize on a $20 Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off ticket on Jan. 6, bringing his total winnings to $4.6 million since 1999. It's not the largest prize he's ever won. In 2016, he struck gold when he won $3
Jan 17, 2022, 3:08 pm - Lottery News

Lucky Wisconsin retailer sells its third $100,000 winning lottery ticket this year
Store enters the New Year as a lucky spot for lottery players By Kate Northrop There's a Wisconsin Lottery retailer that's had particularly good luck after it sold its third winning lottery ticket worth $100,000 this year. Super Pantry on West Spencer Avenue in Appleton might attract a few more local lottery players looking for their next big win now that it sold three lottery tickets each worth a $100,000 prize. On Dec. 4, a lucky player won the $100,000 top prize in the Lotte
Dec 28, 2021, 4:03 pm - Lottery News

Idaho woman wins two six-figure lottery prizes within 48 hours
Lucky player beats unimaginable odds and takes home two massive lottery prizes By Kate Northrop There have been several instances of players winning the lottery twice, but in an absolutely mindboggling happenstance, an Idaho woman is giving those winners a run for their money after securing two six-figure jackpots back-to-back in just two days. Orlene Peterson is redefining what it means to be lucky after winning two top prizes from two different stores in two consecutive days. Not only
Feb 8, 2021, 12:26 pm - Lottery News

Small-town newsstand in Ireland sells its fourth winning lottery ticket
Shop owner's luck refuses to run out By Kate Northrop Third time's the charm is apparently not enough for a small-town newsstand in west Ireland. Irish lottery players might find themselves drawn to the lucky little store in Ballinrobe after it sold its fourth significant winning lottery ticket. Martin Murphy, 68, the owner of Murphys Newsagent on Main Street, celebrated on Thursday after discovering that he sold the winning ticket for the 2.8 million (US$3.2 million) Ireland National L
Jul 7, 2020, 10:31 am - Lottery News

Washington Lotto ticket generated with two identical quick picks
Mitch Tracy beat the odds with a recent lottery ticket, but it didn't turn him into a millionaire. Tracy purchased the $1 ticket at a lottery machine in Spokane, Wash., and opted to let the Quick Pick feature choose his numbers. As he was walking away, he realized he'd been given the same numbers twice. You're supposed to get two lines for a buck, and both lines were the same numbers, Tracy said. Officials say the odds of that happening are about one in 14 million, which is double t
Apr 1, 2019, 8:44 am - Lottery News

Chicago woman wins $250K from her first-ever lottery ticket
A Chicago woman won $250,000 from her first-ever lottery ticket, which she wasn't even planning to buy. La Ongkwan Pinyapap instantly won the top prize after scratching a 25X The Money ticket, the Illinois Lottery said Wednesday in a statement. This is the very first lottery ticket I have ever played! she said. My friend was buying a ticket, so I thought I should try one, too. We couldn't believe it when I won! Pinyapap bought her ticket at the BP gas station on W. Fullerton Ave. in
Jun 26, 2017, 6:32 am - Lottery News

Meet the NYC men who won the lottery hundreds of times and collected millions
Includes video report He can barely walk. He has one eye. But Enrico Del Rio is one lucky, lucky guy. The 94-year-old Washington Heights man has scored lottery prizes of $600 or more an astounding 376 times between 2009 and last year. His total winnings more than $1.4 million. I seem to win all the time, the ex-Navy officer said in his cramped studio apartment, filled with crates of old lotto tickets. My mother passed it to me. My family tells me I took all the luck. Del Rio
May 28, 2017, 6:18 pm - Lottery News

Virginia couple wins lottery for fourth time
A Virginia couple has gotten good at winning the lottery, claiming their fourth major prize on Valentine's Day. Calvin and Zatera Spencer are building quite a collection of those oversized Virginia Lottery souvenir checks. In March 2014, Lottery Post reported the Portsmouth couple had a lucky month, winning $1 million in the March 12 Powerball drawing, $50,000 in the March 26 Pick 4 drawing and the $1 million prize in the $100 Million Cash Extravaganza Scratcher game. (See Lucky Va. cou
Feb 26, 2017, 10:10 am - Lottery News

Couple finds winning lottery ticket, tracks down rightful owner
Doing the right thing can pay off in more ways that you can imagine. One man in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, says he is living proof of that. That man and his wife found a winning lottery ticket in Saint Clair and returned it to its rightful owner. Then, in a way, the man hit the jackpot. After the couple found the winning ticket in April, they went through a long process to track the rightful owner down and return it. But since returning it, they have been quite the lucky couple. T
Oct 10, 2016, 9:21 pm - Lottery News

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