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Massachusetts woman accidentally receives $20,000 worth of lottery tickets in the mail
What would you do? Includes video report By Kate Northrop A Massachusetts woman was dumbfounded when she opened a misdelivered box that contained $20,000 worth of unscratched Massachusetts Lottery tickets from FedEx. Danielle Alexandrov was utterly baffled when a FedEx delivery of $20,000 worth of lottery tickets showed up at her door. I start going through the boxes, everything is normal until I get a box that is very heavy, the Falmouth resident explained to WCVB. I open it
Nov 15, 2023, 11:26 am - Lottery News

Texas Lottery to launch space flight second-chance promotion
Lottery winners... in space! By Kate Northrop Lottery winners in Texas might be lucky enough to travel to space as part of an upcoming second-chance promotion from the Texas Lottery. The Texas Lottery is looking up for their latest second-chance promotion prize, which involves sending lottery winners to the edge of space. Texas residents who have always dreamed of one day traveling to the stars should be on the lookout for a scratch-off ticket coming to the state later this year
Jul 12, 2023, 11:20 am - Lottery News

German €10 million lottery winner buys pet alligator
Winner who replaced girlfriend with luxury cars and penthouses has spent half of his winnings By Kate Northrop A German lottery winner who won 10 million (US$10.4 million) in the lottery has spent half of his prize on a variety of luxuries, such as sportscars, penthouses, and of course, a pet alligator. Kursat Chico Yildirim, 42, of Dortmund, Germany, originally made headlines for winning the lottery and subsequently dumping his girlfriend for a brand-new Ferrari. His anonymous e
Mar 13, 2023, 12:54 pm - Lottery News

Two $31 million Mega Millions lottery jackpots won in Massachusetts in one week
Same jackpot amount won in the same state on two consecutive Tuesdays By Kate Northrop In just one week, two Mega Millions lottery jackpots both valued at $31 million were won in Massachusetts. There's something in the water in Massachusetts, where a lottery player won a $31 million Mega Millions jackpot just one week after another player in the state won a jackpot of the same value. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, one ticket won the $31 million jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions game
Feb 1, 2023, 4:38 pm - Lottery News

Chinese man hides $30 million lottery jackpot from family, worries that money will make them "lazy"
Winner fears his family will become complacent By Kate Northrop A man who won a 219 million yuan ($30.5 million) lottery jackpot kept the news from his wife and child, fearing that the extra fortune would curb their motivation. Somewhere in China near the town of Litang, there's a family out there that has no idea they're sitting on a huge lottery haul. An anonymous winner, known as Li, finally had the luckiest day of his life after playing the same numbers for ten years. He wou
Nov 5, 2022, 2:13 pm - Lottery News

New York Lottery draws identical Take 5 results two drawings in a row
Lottery confirms results and process were properly vetted and verified By Kate Northrop The New York Lottery's Take 5 game produced highly improbable identical results two drawings in a row yesterday. The Take 5 Midday and Evening drawings for Thurs., Oct. 27 ended up churning out the same five numbers, which in turn led to an unusually high number of winners of the game's top prize. Yesterday's Take 5 Midday and Evening lottery results were 18, 21, 30, 35, and 36. Take 5 dr
Oct 28, 2022, 11:00 am - Lottery News

433 players win $4 million lottery jackpot in Philippines, prompts calls for investigation
Results were all divisible by 9 By Kate Northrop The Philippines government Charity Sweepstakes Office is hearing calls for an investigation after 433 lottery winners split a 236 million pesos (US$4 million) jackpot on Saturday. Lottery enthusiasts in the Philippines are split over whether an official investigation should take place over a $4 million lottery jackpot being split by 433 winners. On Sat., Oct. 1, the 6/55 Grand Lotto Draw drew the winning numbers 9, 18, 27, 36, 45,
Oct 6, 2022, 7:08 am - Lottery News

Brothers smash father's car with hammers after he refuses to share £3.1 million lottery prize
Sons of lottery winner relay details of fallout years after the win By Kate Northrop A brand-new car bore the brunt of two brothers' frustration after their father refused to share his 3.1 million (US$3.6 million) EuroMillions lottery prize with them. Two sons decided it was hammer time and smashed their father's car with claw hammers when they did not receive a penny of their father's lottery winnings. In 2012, a group of Stagecoach workers from Corby, Northamptonshire won and s
Aug 29, 2022, 2:38 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

California woman destroys $26 million lottery ticket in the laundry
Clean clothes but a multi-million dollar mistake By Kate Northrop An unnamed woman who bought a California Lottery SuperLotto Plus ticket worth a whopping $26 million almost six months ago admitted that she accidentally laundered it immediately after buying it and stuffing it in her pocket. The woman purchased the ticket at the ARCO am/pm convenience store on East Imperial Highway in Norwalk for a SuperLotto Plus drawing that took place on Nov. 14, 2020 before entirely ruining her chanc
May 17, 2021, 10:00 am - Lottery News

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