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Nebraska Lottery marks 30th Anniversary with first $30 scratch-off game
New price point ticket available in Nebraska By Kate Northrop The number 30 is a big number for the Nebraska Lottery this year, which is celebrating its 30th Anniversary with the release of its first $30 scratch-off ticket. Nebraska lottery players can now pick up a $30 scratch-off ticket from retailers from the 30th Anniversary Jackpot game, which commemorates the Nebraska Lottery's 30th year in operation. 30th Anniversary Jackpot is Nebraska's first $30 scratch-off game, meant
Sep 27, 2022, 6:38 pm - Lottery News

Lottery ticket birthday gift from mother-in-law won N.H. woman $1 million
A New Hampshire woman celebrated her birthday by winning a $1 million lottery prize. On Aug. 19, Shannon Mee of Derry, New Hampshire, claimed a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery's $10,000,000 Bonus Wins instant ticket game. Mee's mother-in-law had given her the lottery ticket as a birthday gift. It was purchased at Richdale Food Shops in Canton, which is located at 2160 Washington St. She chose to receive her prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 b
Sep 7, 2022, 8:45 am - Lottery News

California man wins state's largest scratch-off lottery prize at $20 million
Routine trip turns into an instant record By Kate Northrop A California Lottery player made history when he won one of the largest scratch-off prizes offered in the state at an astounding $20 million. Chad Fry turned a mundane errand into California state history after he won $20 million from a scratch-off ticket, winning the biggest instant prize the Lottery has ever offered. It was like any other day, except Fry needed to run out to buy a pair of shorts in Auburn. What started
Aug 25, 2022, 5:58 pm - Lottery News

Alabama man wins $1 million in Florida Lottery after playing for over 30 years
Crossing state lines for years has finally paid off By Kate Northrop After over three decades of crossing state lines to play the Florida Lottery, an Alabama man can finally return home with a $1 million prize. Yesterday, the Florida Lottery announced that a $1 million second-tier prize from the $50 500X The Cash scratch-off game was claimed by an Alabama resident Thomas Fotopoulos, 53, of Dothan. Fotopoulos has always been a longtime Florida Lottery player, having been buying ti
Aug 20, 2022, 4:22 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

The dog ate my lottery ticket!
The Oregon Lottery has officially seen it all By Kate Northrop Plenty of state lotteries have had to verify winning tickets that were damaged in some way, but the Oregon Lottery has not seen something quite like this before. The Oregon Lottery is no stranger to receiving winning tickets in questionable states from being washed in a pair of jeans to having been dropped in a mud puddle to being run over by a car but never before have they seen a ticket ravaged by a four-legged friend.
Aug 16, 2022, 10:09 am - Lottery News

Michigan man thought $1 million lottery prize was $1,000
Three zeroes make a big difference By Kate Northrop A lucky lottery winner was confounded to learn that the ticket he was holding in his hands was not worth a $1,000 prize as he had originally thought, rather it was worth much more. A Michigan man mistook a $1 million top prize-winning lottery ticket for a $1,000 winner, but he was in for quite a revelation. The Detroit resident bought said scratch-off ticket at Corner Liquor Shoppe on West Kennett Road in Pontiac, but this purch
Jul 26, 2022, 8:08 pm - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery celebrates 50th Anniversary with release of $50 scratch-off ticket
Big-ticket price offers players a big-ticket prize By Kate Northrop This week, the Michigan Lottery celebrated its 50th year in operation with its first-ever $50 scratch-off ticket to match. The Michigan Lottery's newest and most expensive ticket is now available at retailers, and it's offering a top prize that Michigan players have never seen come from an in-state instant game before. $300,000,000 Diamond Riches is Michigan's first $50 scratch-off game, offering over $300,000,
Jul 7, 2022, 4:10 pm - Lottery News

Daughter gifts her dad lottery ticket worth $675,000 for Father's Day
Father's Day gifts will be hard to top from now on By Kate Northrop For one dad, nothing says Happy Father's Day than being gifted a lottery ticket that turns out to be worth $675,000 (US$523,036). This year's Father's Day present will be hard to top after a daughter gifted her dad a winning lottery ticket worth six figures. John and Anne Bartlett, of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, couldn't have been more stunned with the little gift slipped inside a Father's Day card f
Jun 30, 2022, 6:38 am - Lottery News

Florida lottery winner of $2 million prize credits pregnant dog for win
Man's best friend is a lucky dog By Kate Northrop A Florida man who won a $2 million top prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket is giving credit where credit is due his pregnant pet dog. Leonard Linton, 42, of Pinetta, says that it's thanks to his lovely little pooch, Ivy, that he won a $2 million prize in the Florida Lottery. Recently while he was out, Linton received a call that his poor dachshund was not feeling well. He took a different route home to get to her as soon as
Jun 23, 2022, 1:13 pm - Lottery News

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