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U.K. convicts used stolen card to win £4 million lottery prize; now card owner wants the winnings
Blotto Louts bender is short-lived Includes video report By Kate Northrop The owner of the debit card two United Kingdom convicts used to purchase a winning lottery ticket worth 4 million (US$4.98 million) says he wants to see at least a portion of the prize. Joshua Addyman, 29, was on the receiving end of a fraudulent debit purchase made by two jobless convicts, Mark Goodram and Jon-Ross Watson, which resulted in a 4 million lottery win. Just having learned of the win last w
Apr 16, 2024, 8:12 am - Lottery News

Accusations of "disturbing" new claims procedures after Allwyn sends investigator to winner's home
Former lottery fan says she'll never play again after being treated like a criminal By Kate Northrop A devoted UK lottery player says she will no longer be forking out cash for lottery tickets after Allwyn launched a disturbing investigation into her identity. A lottery winner says she was treated like a criminal in her own home after the UK National Lottery sent an investigator to her house to take photos of her and she has still not received her prize. Since Allwyn took over a
Mar 11, 2024, 1:53 pm - Lottery News

UK couple battle over £1 million lottery prize
Lottery operator awards prize to girlfriend; boyfriend threatens legal action A United Kingdom couple are at war over a lottery payout worth 1 million (US$1.27 million) after allegedly buying the ticket together before splitting up weeks later. Michael Cartlidge, 39, says he and former girlfriend Charlotte Cox, 37, purchased the Lotto card together at a shop in Spalding, Lincolnshire. But after breaking up with him weeks later, Charlotte has now been deemed the sole winner by lottery ope
Feb 23, 2024, 6:43 am - Lottery News

Scotland's £148M EuroMillions lottery winner no longer speaking to family after giving them £20M
Lottery winner revealed severed relationship with family despite frequent generosity By Kate Northrop The Scottish winner of a 148 million (US$187 million) EuroMillions lottery jackpot has revealed that she is no longer speaking to her family despite giving them 20 million (US$25.3 million). A major Scottish lottery winner of a 148 million EuroMillions jackpot has cut ties with her family after they reportedly tried to take advantage of her generosity. In 2012, Gillian and Adrian
Nov 28, 2023, 10:03 am - Lottery News

UK woman who went through £1.8M lottery winnings says she "spent it wisely" and "had a great time"
Lottery winner rebukes claims that she carelessly squandered money By Kate Northrop A lottery winner from the United Kingdom says she is tired of claims that she handled her win irresponsibly, saying that she's happy with how she spent her 1.8 million (US$2.25 million) in winnings and had a great time. Despite buying secondhand cars and flying economy, Lara Griffiths, 53, of West Yorkshire, says she doesn't regret going through a 1.8 million lottery prize she won with her then-husba
Sep 13, 2023, 4:49 pm - Lottery News

70-year-old woman wins £10k a month for 30 years, credits "money spiders" for lottery prize
Tiny uninvited guests help winner make a life-changing decision By Kate Northrop A UK woman says its thanks to some lucky spiders that she won a 10,000 (US$12,465) a month prize in the National Lottery. Doris Stanbridge, 70, learned she was set for life after a lucky encounter with money spiders that prompted her to buy a lottery ticket for the National Lottery's Set for Life game. Last month, Stanbridge was at home with her three daughters when she noticed a couple of surprise g
Sep 9, 2023, 12:30 pm - Lottery News

UK Teacher who won £2 million in lottery will leave job to pursue dream of writing historical novels
Lottery winner didn't quit teaching until his students finished their exams By Kate Northrop After winning 2 million (US$2.5 million) in the UK National Lottery, a teacher will swap the classroom for a writing desk to pursue a dream job as a novelist. A UK teacher is leaving his current job to chase his passion of writing historical adventure novels and it's thanks to his 2 million lottery win. In October 2021, Mike and Andrea Law, of Bromsgrove in Worcestershire, won the big pri
Sep 7, 2023, 6:41 am - Lottery News

New UK National Lottery operator Allwyn will implement online spending limit
New protection measures to be put in place for lottery players By Kate Northrop As part of Allwyn Entertainment's upcoming takeover as the new operator of the UK National Lottery, a spending limit will be put in place for players buying lottery products online. Lottery players in the UK will be limited to a certain number of tickets they buy online and will be restricted in the amount they spend virtually. UK Lottery retailers received a contract that they must agree to before D
Sep 6, 2023, 4:44 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

UK Lottery pool member wins share of £1 million prize the day he retired
Happy Retirement! By Kate Northrop A member of an 11-person lottery group won a share of a 1 million (US$ 1,263,025) EuroMillions prize the day he retired. A lottery win came at the right time for one Scottish lottery player who found out he was splitting a 1 million EuroMillions prize with his lottery pool on the same day he retired. Robert Pert, of Montrose in Angus, Scotland, is part of a lottery syndicate made up of 11 employees at GPG Montrose Garage, including mechanics, te
May 8, 2023, 1:24 pm - Lottery News

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