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California winner of $1.765 billion Powerball jackpot is lauded as kind family man by neighbors
Couldn't have happened to a better guy By Kate Northrop Following the California Lottery's announcement of Theodorus Struyck as one of the lottery winners of the $1.765 billion Powerball jackpot on Friday, neighbors have come out and said that the win couldn't have happened to a better guy. The California Lottery named Theodorus Struyck , 65, as the representative of a group that won $1.765 billion in the Oct. 11, 2023 Powerball drawing, cementing them in history as winners of the
Mar 19, 2024, 9:46 am - Lottery News

California Lottery announces group as winners of historic $1.765 billion Powerball jackpot
Second-largest lottery jackpot in history finally claimed Updated with additional information about jackpot winners By Kate Northrop Today, the California Lottery announced the winners of a $1.765 billion Powerball jackpot, the second-largest lottery jackpot in history. One ticket in a small California town won the $1.765 billion Powerball jackpot from the drawing on Oct. 11, 2023, and now we know who it belongs to. Theodorus Struyck was revealed by the California Lottery as
Mar 15, 2024, 4:10 pm - Lottery News

Three Calgary friends claim $50M lottery prize after 17 years playing together
'I'm happy that the three of us get to share this... I don't know what I would have done with $50 million alone' Three friends who have playing the lottery together for 17 years are now multi-millionaires, thanks to a Canada Lotto 6/49 jackpot win. After a weekend away, Carmen Austria woke up early on Dec. 11, made coffee and checked her lottery tickets a regular part of her morning routine, having played the lottery jointly with friends and former co-workers Gary Perkins and Catherine W
Feb 26, 2024, 8:20 am - Lottery News

30 Kentucky middle school employees win $1M Powerball prize, hid lottery ticket in math textbook
By Kate Northrop A group of 30 middle school employees carpooled to the Kentucky Lottery after the final school bell rang on Tuesday to collect their $1 million Powerball prize. 30 educators from a Boone County middle school regrouped after work to collect the $1 million Powerball prize they won in the Jan. 27 drawing and showed up at Lottery headquarters in high spirits. The group calls themselves the Jones 30, named after the Rector A. Jones Middle School in Florence that brought t
Feb 3, 2024, 9:27 am - Lottery News

Two-person Michigan lottery club claims $1 million Powerball prize
Retailer owner who lost husband before forming group had a feeling she won before checking ticket By Kate Northrop A two-person Michigan lottery club won a $1 million Powerball prize and had to use a special code word with each other for the first time to celebrate the win. A lottery retailer owner formed a two-person lottery club after she had lost her husband, and following a Powerball drawing in September, she had a feeling she had won before even checking the ticket. Kristi S
Nov 20, 2023, 12:51 pm - Lottery News

UK Lottery pool member wins share of £1 million prize the day he retired
Happy Retirement! By Kate Northrop A member of an 11-person lottery group won a share of a 1 million (US$ 1,263,025) EuroMillions prize the day he retired. A lottery win came at the right time for one Scottish lottery player who found out he was splitting a 1 million EuroMillions prize with his lottery pool on the same day he retired. Robert Pert, of Montrose in Angus, Scotland, is part of a lottery syndicate made up of 11 employees at GPG Montrose Garage, including mechanics, te
May 8, 2023, 1:24 pm - Lottery News

Four Michigan family members formed lottery club then won Lotto 47 jackpot
Four family members in Michigan teamed up to create a lottery club, increasing their chances at a big win which paid off handsomely when they recently claimed a $3.73 million Lotto 47 jackpot. As an established club (they have been playing together for a while ), they buy tickets together, and if one of those tickets wins a prize, it's divided among their members, according to lottery officials. Aptly named Michigan Lucky 4, this lottery club is now celebrating a huge jackpot win, accord
Jan 23, 2023, 8:56 am - Lottery News

Group of 78 emergency room staff members claim $1 million Powerball prize
By Kate Northrop A 78-member lottery group consisting of nurses, doctors, and other emergency room personnel from Traverse City, Michigan have claimed a $1 million Powerball prize. On Thursday, the Michigan Lottery held a press event to award The Heroes to Zeroooos Lottery Club with their $1 million Powerball prize after they matched all five white balls in the Oct. 31, 2022 drawing. According to lottery club coordinator, Bernard Bossert Jr., the club has been buying tickets for abou
Jan 6, 2023, 12:49 pm - Lottery News

165 Belgians in one town share €143 million EuroMillions jackpot
Christmas came early for one small Belgian village By Kate Northrop 165 townspeople in Olmen, Belgium are jumping for joy after they collectively won a 142.89 million ($149.92 million) EuroMillions jackpot. A small village in northern Belgium is bustling with holiday spirit this year after a lottery pool consisting of 165 residents won the EuroMillions jackpot. On Dec. 6, 2022, a group of townspeople all chipped in 15 for the evening's EuroMillions drawing to a pot organized by a
Dec 22, 2022, 2:25 pm - 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

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