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Arkansas woman almost gifts winning lottery ticket to ex-father-in-law
Gift giver decides to keep lottery ticket at the last minute not knowing it was a winner By Kate Northrop An Arkansas woman nearly gave away a scratch-off lottery ticket that would have won the gift recipient $75,000, but she decided to keep the ticket in the end. A lottery player who resides in Texarkana, Arkansas almost gifted a winning lottery ticket to her ex-father-in-law for his birthday, but the decision to leave it out of the envelope meant she won a huge prize instead. P
Sep 11, 2023, 1:32 pm - Lottery News

Kentucky man who won $500,000 lottery prize celebrates by giving retailer employees money
First thought from lottery winner is a generous one By Kate Northrop A Kentucky man's first action on his to-do list after winning $500,000 in the lottery was to give money away to the employees at the store he bought the ticket from. A Kentucky lottery winner decided to pay it forward after he won a $500,000 top prize in a scratch-off game. Last Sunday, Daniel Reffitt was leaving the Meijer grocery store on Houston Road in Florence when he walked by a Kentucky Lottery vending ma
Sep 5, 2023, 3:57 pm - Lottery News

Virginia college student who "never wins" lands a $500,000 scratch-off lottery prize
Lucky student picks out a top prize-winning lottery ticket By Kate Northrop A Virginia woman who very rarely picks up a lottery ticket because she doesn't understand them found success with one particular scratch-off that landed her a $500,000 prize. Virginia Beach resident Lilian Gutierrez Silva says she doesn't think much about playing the lottery, but perhaps the ticket she bought on a whim that ended up winning a $500,000 prize might change her mind. I never win! she told the
Aug 31, 2023, 3:55 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina Lottery approves online instant games
Additions to digital lottery games and sports betting sweeping the state By Kate Northrop The North Carolina Lottery has officially approved online instant games, to go into effect later this year. On Tuesday evening, the North Carolina Education Lottery Commission voted to expand its game repertoire by starting to offer digital instant games online. North Carolina lottery players may start to see new online lottery games beginning this fall or as early as Nov. 15, 2023. Inst
Aug 19, 2023, 5:22 pm - Lottery News

First $25 million scratch-off lottery prize claimed in Massachusetts
Largest instant prize ever awarded in Massachusetts state history By Kate Northrop The largest scratch-off prize in Massachusetts state history has been claimed at a whopping $25 million. Yesterday, the Massachusetts Lottery announced that it has officially awarded the biggest instant prize in the state's history to a trust. State lotteries have gradually been adding scratch-off tickets with bigger and better prizes in hopes of wowing and attracting players to their lottery ticke
Aug 16, 2023, 12:55 pm - Lottery News

Maryland woman wins $1 million in lottery two weeks after winning $50,000
Maryland Lottery sees Mrs. Millionaire claim a prize just two weeks apart By Kate Northrop A Maryland woman won $1 million just two weeks after winning $50,000 in the lottery. An anonymous Oxon Hill resident, dubbed Mrs. Millionaire to keep her identity private, made a swift return to Maryland Lottery headquarters to claim an even bigger prize since her first $50,000 win. On July 25, the 67-year-old claimed a $50,000 Pick 5 prize she won in the July 23 midday drawing. During that
Aug 10, 2023, 1:11 pm - Lottery News

South Carolina man sticks to lottery routine, wins $300,000
Mundane morning routine is not so mundane after all By Kate Northrop A South Carolina man proved that finding a decent routine and sticking to it pays off, and he has a $300,000 lottery win to show for it. An unidentified South Carolina lottery player is the winner of a $300,000 scratch-off prize thanks to a quiet morning routine he began following two years ago. For two years, the Upstate resident started his day off right with a cup of coffee in one hand and a lottery ticket in
Aug 8, 2023, 12:12 pm - Lottery News

California man reinvests $500 lottery win into scratch-off book, scoops up $1 million prize
Incredibly lucky win might convince casual lottery player to play a bit more By Kate Northrop A California man reinvested his $500 lottery win back into a full book of scratch-off tickets and spent an entire day at work before he discovered one of the tickets in the booklet was worth $1 million. Vang Cha told the California Lottery he doesn't buy scratch-off tickets very often, but his most recent win might have officially gotten him hooked. Normally, Cha prefers trying his luck
Aug 7, 2023, 1:06 pm - Lottery News

Post Malone and the "perfect storm" — North Carolina man wins $100,000 lottery prize
Winner's eventful night led to it being one of the best days of his life By Kate Northrop A North Carolina man says his $100,000 lottery win is all thanks to the perfect storm that involved a Post Malone concert, severe rains, and a bathroom break. All those factors led up to the moment Thomasville resident Zachary Sharpe won a $100,000 scratch-off prize from the North Carolina Lottery, he says. It was a wonderful day, Sharpe told the Lottery. One of the best days of my life.
Aug 1, 2023, 12:11 pm - Lottery News

Maryland man hoping for second-chance lottery prize ends up winning $50,000 instead
Lucky player is no stranger to winning second-chance prizes By Kate Northrop A Maryland man who bought a lottery ticket hoping to enter a second-chance promotion ended up winning a $50,000 top prize from a Corvette-themed scratch-off game. One lucky lottery winner bought a scratch-off ticket with his eye on a second-chance prize promotion, but now he'll have to buy another ticket if he still wants to enter because his lottery purchase landed him a $50,000 top prize instead. The w
Jul 31, 2023, 2:35 pm - Lottery News

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