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Father buys winning $1 million lottery ticket while wife waits in hospital with newborn
Casual lottery player becomes father of two and millionaire in one day By Kate Northrop A data analyst became a father of two and a millionaire in one day after he bought a $1 million (US$747,045) winning lottery ticket while his wife waited at the hospital with their newborn. A Canadian man decided to buy some lottery tickets at a nearby retailer while his wife and newborn waited to leave the hospital, and it resulted in a $1 million prize. Ian Dupre, 37, and his wife left the h
Feb 1, 2024, 8:29 am - Lottery News

UK couple scoops £1 million in lottery before overcoming cancer health scare
Lottery players-turned-millionaires march forward with a smile By Kate Northrop A U.K. couple felt like they were on a merry-go-round when a Welsh man won a 1 million (US$1.26 million) lottery prize during a bout of sickness, followed by his wife both receiving a diagnosis for and beating cancer. The Francis' lives never felt more up and down than when they won 1 million in the U.K. National Lottery's Millionaire Maker drawing in January 2022. From the moment Mark Francis, of Swa
Jun 13, 2023, 3:06 pm - Lottery News

Florida mother spends life savings on daughter's cancer treatments, then wins $2 million in lottery
Miracle lottery prize comes one day after final cancer treatment By Kate Northrop After having dipped into her life savings to pay for her daughter's cancer treatments, a Florida mother won $2 million in the lottery one day after her daughter was declared cancer-free. A Florida woman did not hesitate to fund her daughter's cancer treatments with her own savings. One day after her daughter completed the final round of her cancer treatment, she found herself holding a lottery ticket wo
Apr 10, 2023, 5:06 pm - Lottery News

New knees for North Carolina $150,000 Powerball winner
Lucky winner will be able to pay for essential surgery By Kate Northrop A North Carolina lottery player will be able to get knee replacement surgery after winning a $150,000 Powerball prize. Ronda Isaac, 57, of Lincolnton, North Carolina, will be finally able to undergo a long-awaited double knee replacement surgery thanks to the $150,000 Powerball prize she scooped up earlier this month. I finally get my new knees, she laughed. When you work standing up all the time, that's pret
Jan 16, 2023, 3:17 pm - Lottery News

Kentucky cancer patient out of work wins $234,176 online Instant Play lottery jackpot
Huge win could not have come at a better time By Kate Northrop A Kentucky man diagnosed with cancer and undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments experienced a turn of events when he won a jackpot worth over $200,000 while playing the lottery online. Frank Long's life has changed drastically since being diagnosed with cancer, but a quick stroke of luck and the right attitude helped make a change for the better. Long's lifestyle looks different than most others'. He goes to
Oct 20, 2022, 3:57 pm - Lottery News

UK woman wins lottery jackpot, finds out she's cancer-free right after
Lottery winner urges people to stay on top of their health By Kate Northrop A cancer patient found out from her doctor that she was officially cancer-free immediately after winning a 1 million (US$1.19 million) lottery jackpot. Maxine Lloyd, 50, of Kettering, Northamptonshire, is incredibly lucky she received two sets of good news that anyone would be more than happy to receive one of. However, she's had to overcome a few difficult obstacles and has shown nothing but resilience i
Aug 18, 2022, 4:53 pm - Lottery News

UK couple helps bring grandchildren into world with £1 million lottery prize
Grandparents' win is both life changing and life giving By Kate Northrop A UK couple used their 1 million (US$1,219,244) lottery prize to fund their daughter's medical procedures that would help her bring two children into the world. Claire Pritchard, 39, was struggling to conceive, but a 1 million lottery prize that her parents won made it possible for her to expand her family by two. Jeff and Davinia Pritchard, who won the life-changing prize in the UK-only EuroMillions Milli
Jun 14, 2022, 7:44 pm - Lottery News

Lottery winners use £1 million EuroMillions prize to help fund daughters' IVF treatments
New grandparents feel like double-lucky winners By Kate Northrop A couple who won 1 million (US$1,310,575) in a EuroMillions raffle in February 2018 are feeling like they won twice after they used the prize to fund successful IVF treatments for their two daughters. Ruth and Mark Chalmers, 61 and 60, wanted to help their daughters have children after landing a 1 million prize in the lottery, and now they are celebrating life as new grandparents. Having children was a struggle fo
Mar 11, 2022, 6:44 am - Lottery News

North Carolina COVID-19 survivor wins $1 million from scratch-off lottery ticket
To almost losing my life to true blessings. By Kate Northrop After winning a grueling seven-week battle with COVID-19, a different sort of win came about in the form of a $1 million lottery prize for one lucky lottery player. Donalise Stewart of Timberlake said that beating COVID-19 felt like a big enough blessing. One year later, he's holding a commemorative check for $1 million dollars in what he calls a dream come true. To think about it, one year ago I was in the hospital
Dec 13, 2021, 3:17 pm - Lottery News

Australian cleaner wins $80 million lottery jackpot after losing job in the pandemic
Sleep-deprived family man won't have to struggle anymore By Kate Northrop An anonymous man from North Melbourne lost his job in the pandemic but knew his luck turned around when he discovered he was the sole winner of an $80 million (US$58.7 million) Australian Powerball jackpot. It took one single ticket in the Aug. 12, 2021 Powerball drawing for a sleep-deprived cleaner's life to instantly change for the better. After holding the only winning ticket for the drawing with the n
Aug 16, 2021, 1:00 pm - Lottery News

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