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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

New UK Lottery operator Allwyn sets sights on Irish National Lottery
Allwyn Entertainment plans to bid for majority stake in Ireland Lottery By Kate Northrop Allwyn Entertainment, the new operator of the UK National Lottery, is planning to place a bid for a majority stake in the Irish National Lottery and expand its hold as Europe's largest lottery group. Now the biggest lottery operator in Europe, Allwyn is setting its sights on the Ireland National Lottery and is expected to enter the race to buy a majority stake. In March, Allwyn completed its
May 3, 2023, 10:49 am - Lottery News

Winner of £105 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot misses his job
Generous lottery winner remembers humble life before the big win By Kate Northrop A lottery winner who scooped up a whopping 105 million (US$127.9 million) EuroMillions jackpot in 2019 is missing the workplace banter of his old job. Following his lottery win of over a hundred million pounds, a West Sussex man found fulfillment in using the prize to give back to multiple charitable organizations, groups, and family members. Now, he's longing for a piece of the life he once had. Wh
May 1, 2023, 3:12 pm - Lottery News

VIDEO: UK woman who sued Camelot for £1 million lottery prize loses case
Court case over computer error comes to a close By Kate Northrop A UK woman who sued Camelot, the operator of the National Lottery, was told by a judge that her lottery prize was worth 10, not 1 million. Lottery player Joan Parker-Grennan, who went head-to-head with National Lottery operator Camelot in a court battle, will not be walking away with the 1 million prize she thought she was owed. Last week, Parker-Grennan was locked in a court battle over whether her online lottery p
Apr 8, 2023, 7:55 pm - Lottery News

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