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Workers win the lottery one day after being laid off
Group of manufacturing employees will split $7 million prize Includes video report In Canada, a group of employees at an Ottawa manufacturing plant say they won the $7 million Lotto 6/49 prize Wednesday, the same day their company announced massive layoffs. Eighteen employees at SMART technologies including 10 who got layoff notices on Wednesday were part of the group of winners, according to Colin Willard, one of the ticket holders. Willard, who worked at SMART for seven years, was
Aug 16, 2011, 10:10 pm - Lottery News

Virginia man claims $107M Mega Millions jackpot
Includes video report A 25-year old McLean, Virginia, man won the third-largest lottery jackpot in Virginia state history and his use of Facebook is partly the reason for his riches. Brian McCarthy won $107 million in the Mega Millions lottery after buying a ticket in a Giant grocery store in Herndon. McCarthy says he checked his ticket after reading an article posted on a local radio station's Facebook page that posted the winning numbers. After checking the article, McCarthy phoned
Aug 16, 2011, 12:41 am - Lottery News

Minnesota couple claims $229M Powerball lottery jackpot
Includes video report Thomas and Kathleen Morris, a couple from Burnsville, Minnesota, walked into the Minnesota State Lottery headquarters around 2:30 p.m. Friday afternoon to claim the nearly $229 million winning Powerball ticket. It started on Monday, Kathleen said. We met with our financial adviser and things didn't look very promising. I told Tom the only way we're going to retire is if we win the lottery. Minnesota's newest millionaires bought the winning ticket at a SuperAmeric
Aug 13, 2011, 9:02 am - Lottery News

Britain's record lottery winners go public
Includes video report A Scottish couple out of work due to ill health are Europe's biggest ever lottery winners, scooping 161.5 million ( 184 million, or US$260.5 million) in the EuroMillions multi-country lottery game. Colin Weir, 64, and his wife Chris, 55, who have been married for 30 years and live in the seaside town of Largs near Glasgow, claimed the prize after Tuesday's draw which followed a series of rollovers. The prize catapaulted them into 430th place in this year's Sunday T
Jul 15, 2011, 8:40 pm - Lottery News

Wisconsin lottery benefiting from Minnesota government shutdown
Includes video report The cash register is humming at the gas station Mac Qasem manages in Houlton, Wisconsin, and he has squabbling Democrats and Republicans from Minnesota to thank for it. You know how much people, they just want to buy lottery, he smiles. Since the Minnesota state shutdown began, lottery sales at Qasem's store are five times normal. You just cross the bridge, couple of blocks and you're here, he points out. The Minnesota state lottery is shut down, so they come here
Jul 12, 2011, 10:11 am - Lottery News

NJ Lottery to be first with live draws on Internet
Includes video report By Todd Northrop The New Jersey Lottery will be the first state lottery to stream its lottery drawings live over the Internet on Facebook. The first live streamed drawing will be on July 1, 2011. In addition to the live video streaming service, the lottery will also launch a new Web site at This is an exciting time for New Jersey Lottery players, retailers, and staff, said Executive Director, Carole Hedinger. Live streaming our draw online at
Jun 29, 2011, 4:17 pm - Lottery News

Michigan man quits job, wins lottery
Includes video report A western Michigan man said he quit his job so he could show up to qualify for the lottery drawing Monday night in Detroit, and it paid off. David Becker, of Wyoming, Michigan, is a high-low operator for a Grand Rapids-based company. Becker said he requested Monday off to get down to Detroit for the lottery drawing during the fireworks. He said when his work did not grant him the day off, he quit. Becker is a retired General Motors worker and is collecting a pensio
Jun 29, 2011, 9:25 am - Lottery News

Ohio lottery winner to help charities, friends
Includes video report An Ohio man won $5 million in the Ohio Lottery Tuesday, but even though he's dependent on kidney dialysis, he says he plans on helping friends and charities with financial gifts. Phillip Withem, of Logan, won the second chance drawing called the Top Prized Drawing. In 2006, Withem turned a $20 instant lottery ticket into $2,500. Then, he won another drawing out of 86 entrants. He said the fact that he is now a millionaire hasn't sunk in yet. It's not going to s
Jun 16, 2011, 9:55 am - Lottery News

Ark. lottery winner busted for drug trafficking
Includes video report A past $100,000 winner of Arkansas' lottery was indicted today for allegedly being the kingpin of a major crystal methamphetamine operation. A federal grand jury returned an 18-count indictment against Daniel Dano Henry Jr. of Austin and 19 others, capping a five-year investigation that was dubbed Operation Big Winner last fall after Henry claimed a $100,000 lottery prize on Sept. 24. The organization that prosecutors allege Henry led dealt 5 to 10 pounds of crysta
Jun 15, 2011, 8:50 am - Lottery News

Mass. lottery player claims state's first Powerball jackpot
Includes video report By Todd Northrop A retried U.S. Navy civilian worker from Fall River, Massachusetts, came forward Thursday to claim his Powerball jackpot, Massachusetts lottery officials said. James Jimmy Freeman won $25.6 million in the Powerball drawing on June 8. Lottery officials said he opted for the one-time, lump sum payment of $13.4 million before taxes. He came forward to claim his jackpot just several hours after learning he won the massive prize. Freeman's jackpot-wi
Jun 13, 2011, 2:47 pm - Lottery News