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Michigan woman finds out through Facebook that she won $1 million Powerball lottery prize
Social media helps a player discover their big win By Kate Northrop It's thanks to Facebook that a Michigan woman learned she won a $1 million Powerball lottery prize. While many regard social media as a source of silliness, distraction and fun, it's also where many turn to keep up with friends, family, and the news. It's also how one Michigan woman found out she was the winner of a $1 million Powerball prize from the March 2 drawing. Before the drawing took place, Jennifer Vacka
Mar 13, 2024, 9:52 am - Lottery News

Hoosier Lottery Commission votes to approve $50,000 prize claim to winner whose ticket was ripped up
Commission votes in the same meeting to deny $500 payout to another player By Kate Northrop Within the same meeting, the Hoosier Lottery Commission voted to approve a $50,000 prize claim to a winner whose ticket was ripped up and to deny a $500 prize to another scratch-off winner who posted their winning ticket online. The Hoosier Lottery Commission was faced with two rather interesting cases regarding the validity of two very different prize claims and ultimately voted to approve on
Dec 2, 2023, 7:31 am - Lottery News

€10M German lottery winner divides the internet with video of girlfriend blowing nose with €500 bill
Lottery winner who bought Ferrari and pet alligator posts cheeky clip in latest bid to stay in the spotlight Includes video report By Kate Northrop A German lottery winner of a 10 million (US$10.56 million) prize is not in social media's good graces after posting a video of himself handing a 500 bill to his girlfriend, who proceeds to use it to dry fake tears and blow her nose. Immediately after his 10 million lottery win, Kursat Chico Yildirim, 42, dumped his ex-girlfriend, boug
Oct 27, 2023, 5:11 pm - Lottery News

Man photoshops himself with $343.9 million lottery check to get more Tinder matches
It worked By Kate Northrop A Tinder user was feeling discouraged by the lack of matches he was receiving on the popular dating app, so he changed his approach by photoshopping himself into a picture of a well-known Powerball winner. A man who goes by the name of Hieu Thai (in his photoshopped image) came up with an idea to draw more attention to his dating profile on Tinder, and it worked. In a sneaky, and admittedly detailed, job of careful editing, some TikTok users have bran
Mar 4, 2022, 5:20 pm - Lottery News

250 member Facebook group wins and splits $126 million Australian Powerball jackpot
Group members from the same town share a portion of the whopping prize By Kate Northrop A Facebook group made up of 250 people from the same town have won a share of the $126 million (US$91.3 million) Powerball lottery jackpot. There's a lotto luck in Kalgoorlie, where one ticket belonging to a lottery pool of 250 Facebook group members won a share of the $126 million Powerball jackpot from Thursday night's draw. While one other unnamed player from New South Wales bought a winn
Mar 1, 2022, 2:05 pm - Lottery News

VIDEO: What happens when you win the lottery?
What would you do if you won? By Kate Northrop Every time you buy a lottery ticket, you're likely imagining the blissful what if I win? scenario, but let's say you DO win are you really prepared to claim all that cash? Lottery Post today announced the relaunch of its official YouTube channel. The very first published video features a topic that's relevant for new and seasoned players alike. It's easy to imagine how easy life would get if you were to suddenly come across million
May 28, 2021, 6:46 pm - Lottery News

Lottery Post announces YouTube channel relaunch
By Kate Northrop Lottery Post today revealed an exciting addition to its growing repertoire of lottery resources the website's official and refreshed YouTube channel. Nearly a month ago, Lottery Post announced the launch of its Instagram account. While that social media platform provides members a new way of getting their daily Lottery Post fix, the relaunch of the YouTube channel will offer something much more. Lottery Post not only serves as a social conduit for the largest community
May 28, 2021, 12:16 pm - Lottery News

Lottery Post now live on Instagram
By Kate Northrop Starting today, players have a whole new avenue of getting their lottery news, site updates, exciting announcements, and more through Lottery Post's official Instagram account. Lottery players now have a new way to interact with the world's most popular lottery website on social media with the launch of its official Instagram account under the username @lotterypost. This is an exciting development not only for the website, but for players and lottery enthusiasts as wel
Apr 30, 2021, 12:10 pm - Lottery News

NJ Lottery rounds off 50th Anniversary celebration
Lottery to host Facebook Live event tonight By Kate Northrop Today marks the New Jersey Lottery's 50th year in operation, and to round off the year-long celebration, it will be hosting a Facebook Live event where 50 players will have the chance to receive $500 in scratch-off tickets. The New Jersey Lottery sold its first ticket to former Governor William Cahill on December 16, 1970. Back then, tickets cost only 50 cents. Now, the Lottery has grown to offer more games and player experien
Dec 16, 2020, 12:28 pm - Lottery News

Michigan woman learns she won $5M lottery prize while scrolling Facebook
A woman from Grand Rapids, Michigan, says she had no idea she'd won a $5 million Lotto 47 prize until she was on Facebook the night after the drawing. I usually only buy Lotto 47 tickets when the jackpot gets over $10 million, said the player, who chose to remain anonymous. When I was at the store, I saw the jackpot was only at $5 million, but I decided to get a ticket anyway. The night after the drawing, I was scrolling through Facebook when I saw a news station had posted that someone
Dec 4, 2019, 3:20 pm - Lottery News

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