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Oregon woman who doesn't check lottery tickets wins $1 million in raffle
Winner would have forgotten to check tickets if it weren't for Powerball By Kate Northrop An Oregon woman admitted that if it weren't for Powerball making headlines, she would not have thought to check an Oregon Lottery Raffle ticket that turned out to be worth $1 million. If it were not for seeing Powerball come up in the news, an Oregon woman would not have bothered to check her stack of lottery tickets, one of which held the winning numbers for a $1 million prize. Leslie Carr,
Apr 25, 2024, 7:04 am - Lottery News

Trucker drove to Texas only to find out that he won $1M in Virginia Lottery's Millionaire Raffle
Time to plan a return trip! By Kate Northrop A Virginia trucker drove all the way to Texas only to find out there that he was holding onto a winning ticket worth $1 million for the Virginia Lottery's New Year's Millionaire Raffle. Berhane Meharena didn't check his Virginia Lottery raffle ticket until he was in Texas, and it was there that he discovered that he would have to drive all the way back to Virginia to claim it not a bad tradeoff. He was in his truck when he decided to c
Feb 6, 2024, 10:46 am - Lottery News

Idaho man barely contained himself upon learning of $1 million lottery win while on work call
Idaho Lottery raffle winner could barely keep composure while on video By Kate Northrop The first million-dollar winner of the Idaho Lottery's $1,000,000 Raffle had to keep his cool when he found out about the win while on a video conference call for work. An Idaho man found out about his $1 million win in the Idaho Lottery's $1,000,000 Raffle while on video and could barely contain his excitement. McCall resident Andrew Nachman decided to participate in the Idaho Lottery's annua
Jan 13, 2024, 5:56 pm - Lottery News

Virginia man wins second major prize in VA Lottery New Year's Millionaire Raffle
There's no way you've won it again! By Kate Northrop A Virginia man emerged as one of the lucky winners in the Virginia Lottery's New Year's Millionaire Raffle for the second time. A Virginia resident collected his second win from the annual raffle that took place on Jan. 1, 2024. In 2012, Nathan Dean won the second-tier prize in Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle. This year, he's done it again. The second-tier prize amount back in 2012 was $25,000, but since then, the
Jan 12, 2024, 7:58 am - Lottery News

Spain's El Gordo dishes out €2.6 billion in annual Christmas lottery
Winning numbers announced during event that lasted four hours By Kate Northrop Millions of households have been tuning in to watch El Gordo (The Fat One), the world-famous lottery that doles out over two billion in prizes every year. This year, the lottery is distributing a whopping 2.6 billion (US$2.86 billion) in prizes to winners across the country. It's not uncommon to see people rushing out into the street and erupting in celebration as the event progresses, perhaps popping a bo
Dec 22, 2023, 12:20 pm - Lottery News

Lottery Post's guide to 2023 holiday raffles across the USA
U.S. states to host annual holiday raffles this year Montana Millionaire raffle tickets sell out in five hours By Kate Northrop Within a mere five hours of sales for Montana's Millionaire raffle going live, all 380,000 tickets were sold out. This year marked an unheard-of demand for the Montana Millionaire raffle, even more so than the unprecedented response that Montana Lottery officials saw to their statewide raffle last year. For reference, tickets sold out in 29 hours after g
Nov 2, 2023, 7:16 pm - Lottery News

Minnesota woman made $117,000 from illegal lottery she claimed benefitted charity
Lottery organizer tried to disguise raffles after law enforcement told her to stop all operations By Kate Northrop A Minnesota woman has allegedly raked in at least $117,000 by operating an illegal lottery on Facebook and tried to disguise further attempts to run it after authorities gave her a hard warning. Kathryn Jean Deblack, 39, of Hibbing, has been issued multiple charges after she ran an illegal lottery that brought in more than $117,000 over the course of ten months. She
Sep 18, 2023, 2:24 pm - 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

Montana Lottery's Millionaire Raffle returns for 2023
Unprecedented demand for 2022 raffle has Lottery going even bigger this year By Kate Northrop The Montana Lottery's Millionaire Raffle is making a return after player demand proved it to be one of the most popular promotions of the year. After witnessing an unprecedented response to the game in 2022, the Lottery is bringing back the Millionaire Raffle this year with a few big changes. Raffle tickets practically sold out the instant they went on sale all tickets were bought up wit
Mar 17, 2023, 5:27 pm - Lottery News

El Gordo doles out €2.5 billion in Spain's annual Christmas lottery
By Kate Northrop The famous Spanish Christmas lottery, El Gordo (The Fat One) has once again lived up to its name, awarding a pot of holiday joy across the country in the form of 2.5 billion (US$2.67 billion) in prizes. On Thursday, the world sat by and watched while El Gordo dished out billions of euros to lucky winners throughout Spain. Ibrahim Cante, a musician from Gambia, had spent the last five years trekking across countries in Africa before crossing the Mediterranean by boat
Dec 24, 2022, 12:31 pm - Lottery News

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