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NC man ignored million-dollar winning ticket on his table for weeks
A North Carolina man was a millionaire, only he didn't know it. That's because the man who won $1 million playing Powerball left the winning ticket unattended for weeks, the South Carolina Education Lottery said in a news release. I have a bad habit of waiting to check my lottery tickets, said the man, who has chosen to remain anonymous, according to the news release. After weeks of ignoring the ticket that sat on his dining room table, the man said he was stunned and his wife was spee
Jul 25, 2019, 8:24 pm - Lottery News

Louisiana woman realized she had won $1 million on lottery after Facebook post from family member
A mother is celebrating her $1 million Louisiana Lottery prize after being completely unaware she had won. Lala Singleton only remembered to check her ticket after her sister-in-law, from Connecticut, tagged her in a Facebook article that said the winner was from her hometown of Baton Rouge. Singleton, a 'every once in a while' player of the Powerball lottery, couldn't believe that her chosen five white balls matched those she needed for the jackpot. 'Once I checked my ticket, I just
Jul 7, 2019, 8:13 pm - Lottery News

Group of Iowa aerospace coworkers win unclaimed $1M lottery prize
One lottery ticket buyer's loss is the gain of group of Cedar Rapids workers. The Iowa Lottery announced Wednesday that a group of 34 workers at Collins Aerospace, which designs and makes aircraft components, won the $1 million top prize in a lottery promotion to give away an unclaimed Powerball prize. Laurie Ginder of Anamosa, who entered the contest on behalf of her coworkers, said she couldn't believe it when she found out they'd won. At first, they (her co-workers) didn't believe i
Jun 20, 2019, 9:48 am - Lottery News

North Carolina retiree wins $344.6 million lottery jackpot using fortune cookie numbers
Includes video report North Carolina lottery officials Tuesday evening revealed that a Cumberland County man was the winner of the $344.6 million Powerball ticket that was purchased in Hope Mills. The winner, Charles W. Jackson Jr., was revealed at a news conference at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday at the North Carolina Education Lottery Headquarters in Raleigh. Jackson, 66, has elected to take a lump sum payment of $223 million, which amounts to an after-tax payment of $158 million according to lo
Jun 6, 2019, 10:34 am - Lottery News

Wisconsin Powerball winner surprises random mom with $200 gift card on Mother's Day
Includes video report A Franklin Park, Wisconsin, mother shopping Sunday at Target walked out with more than just the diapers on her list. A young man she had never met before handed her a $200 gift card and told her he just wanted to bless a mom on Mother's Day with something unexpected. With everything kind of going on in the world, and you just hear so much negative news, I really just wanted people to feel inspired and feel like you know, hey maybe I can do something too to spread
May 14, 2019, 11:57 am - Lottery News

Wisconsin man, 24, claims $768.4M Powerball lottery jackpot
Includes video report The winner of a Powerball lottery ticket worth $768.4 million has been revealed. He is 24-year-old Manuel Franco of West Allis. Franco spoke at length with reporters on Tuesday afternoon, April 23 describing in detail the day he had purchased the tickets that led to this big win. Franco said he left work around 2 p.m. on March 27 and went to the Speedway in New Berlin a few minutes later. He bought $10 worth of individual Powerball tickets. I pretty much felt luck
Apr 23, 2019, 3:04 pm - Lottery News

Inexperienced lottery player's confusion leads to $150,000 prize
A novice lottery player in Oregon who ended up confused while trying to buy a Powerball ticket had his inexperience pay off when he won $150,000. Michael Faught of Lebanon told Oregon Lottery officials he and his wife were on a roadtrip when they decided to buy some Powerball tickets, which they rarely do, at the Food for Less store in Medford. Faught said he ended up making a purchase he didn't intend when he didn't understand the clerk's questions. The customer service clerk wanted t
Apr 23, 2019, 10:33 am - Lottery News

Long-lost $50,000 lottery ticket found one day before expiration
A Missouri couple found a lottery ticket in their glove compartment and discovered it was a $50,000 winner just one day before it would have expired. Joseph Randy Moore of St. Peters told Missouri Lottery officials his wife, Karen, stopped for a tea on her way to work and discovered a few forgotten Powerball tickets in the glove compartment of her vehicle. She took them inside to have them scanned, and she texted me a picture of one asking if I knew what 'Claim At Lottery' meant, Moore sa
Apr 18, 2019, 12:27 pm - Lottery News

New giveaway formed after $1 million Iowa Lottery prize goes unclaimed
The Iowa Lottery released a plan for a new giveaway, funded by the money from an unclaimed prize in Nevada. A $1 million prize was won in the Powerball drawing on April 11, 2018 at a Casey's store in Nevada, Iowa Lottery CEO Matt Strawn said. This is the first time in Iowa Lottery history that a $1 million prize has not been claimed. Strawn said the money had to go into a new giveaway to follow state code. And then, the policy makers, of course, with the proceeds generated by the Iowa
Apr 16, 2019, 3:09 pm - Lottery News

Florida's biggest Powerball winner sues her own son after winnings squandered
Gloria C. Mackenzie became the largest sole lottery winner in U.S. history in mid-2013 when the then 84-year-old took home about $278 million after taxes on a $590 million Powerball ticket she bought at a Zephyrhills Publix supermarket. Five years later she sued her son Scott Mackenzie, who was her caretaker and the one who had total control over millions of dollars in winnings, saying he and his investment manager each lived off the money while poorly investing the proceeds, according to her
Apr 11, 2019, 4:02 pm - Lottery News

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