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Virginia man scoops $1 million in Pick 4 with 200 plays in one drawing
Can you think of a better bet? By Kate Northrop A last minute splurge led to the Virginia Lottery paying out $1 million to one player after his 200 identical plays matched the winning numbers in a single Pick 4 drawing. Ali Ghaemi might hold the crown for the greatest decision to splurge ever after he scooped a million dollars in one Virginia Lottery Pick 4 drawing with 200 identical plays. On September 6, the Alexandria resident bought 200 plays for that night's Pick 4 drawing u
Sep 29, 2022, 2:11 pm - Lottery News

Mass. man claims $700,000 after playing same numbers for 30 years
By Todd Northrop Days after Lottery Post first reported on six top-prize-winning lottery tickets being sold at the same Massachusetts store, the lottery reported that all six plus one more that was purchased earlier as a season ticket have been claimed by one person, who has playing those same numbers for 30 years. (See Six tickets each win $100,000 Mass Cash prize at the same store on the same day , Lottery Post , Sept. 21, 2022.) George Morano played the same lottery numbers for th
Sep 26, 2022, 10:53 am - Lottery News

Two Illinois lottery winners in a partnership claim $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot
Winners split behemoth win within timeframe to claim cash prize By Kate Northrop Two winners in a partnership have come forward to claim the eye-watering $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot that was drawn in July 2022. One single ticket was all it took to win the record $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot on July 29, 2022, but two people jointly stepped forward to claim it all. Today, the Illinois Lottery announced that the prize has officially been claimed, shared by a partnersh
Sep 21, 2022, 3:58 pm - Lottery News

Illinois man claims $19.5 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot after playing for 20 years
Faithful player finally gets his windfall By Kate Northrop It was a momentous occasion for a Chicago area lottery player, who can finally say that his persistence paid off after he picked up his check for a $19.5 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot. Yesterday, the Hoosier Lottery announced that a $19.5 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot was claimed by one of its very committed players. It was also the 89th-consecutive Hoosier Lotto drawing without a winner since a $5 million jackpot was hit
Sep 16, 2022, 10:01 am - Lottery News

Best friends of 30 years split $15.7 million Lotto 6/49 lottery jackpot
Pals played together for the past three years By Kate Northrop A pair of longtime friends split a $15.7 million (US$12 million) Lotto 6/49 jackpot after playing the lottery together for the past three years. Doug Ellsworth and Lawrence Russell thought that combining their efforts in the lottery would give them an advantage. Turns out, they had the right idea. Having shared a close friendship for three decades, the two will get to share a huge amount of money as well. Ellswort
Sep 10, 2022, 1:48 pm - Lottery News

Winners of $63M Australian Powerball jackpot resolve court battle with man who claimed share
Owners of lottery pool and retailer that sold winning ticket close up shop and move into $3.2 million mansion By Kate Northrop A legal battle between a man who claimed he was owed a share of a $63 million Australian Powerball jackpot and the organizers of the group that won it has been quietly resolved. Tania and Kevin Parkes, the owners of the retailer that sold a winning ticket for a $126 million (US$91.3 million) Powerball jackpot in February and the organizers of the lottery grou
Sep 9, 2022, 7:19 pm - Lottery News

Lottery ticket birthday gift from mother-in-law won N.H. woman $1 million
A New Hampshire woman celebrated her birthday by winning a $1 million lottery prize. On Aug. 19, Shannon Mee of Derry, New Hampshire, claimed a $1 million prize in the Massachusetts State Lottery's $10,000,000 Bonus Wins instant ticket game. Mee's mother-in-law had given her the lottery ticket as a birthday gift. It was purchased at Richdale Food Shops in Canton, which is located at 2160 Washington St. She chose to receive her prize in the form of a one-time payment of $650,000 b
Sep 7, 2022, 8:45 am - Lottery News

Tennessee man wins $4 million from second chance lottery drawing after years of entries
Non-winning ticket was a winner after all By Kate Northrop A Tennessee man's luck did not run out when his lottery ticket did not turn out to be a winner, rather it had only just begun when it won a $4 million second-chance prize. It's not every day that a second-chance drawing happens, and one player is glad his effort paid off after years of entering non-winning tickets. I've entered tickets over the years, and I can't believe I actually won, the winner told the Tennessee Lotte
Sep 1, 2022, 6:52 pm - 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

California man wins state's largest scratch-off lottery prize at $20 million
Routine trip turns into an instant record By Kate Northrop A California Lottery player made history when he won one of the largest scratch-off prizes offered in the state at an astounding $20 million. Chad Fry turned a mundane errand into California state history after he won $20 million from a scratch-off ticket, winning the biggest instant prize the Lottery has ever offered. It was like any other day, except Fry needed to run out to buy a pair of shorts in Auburn. What started
Aug 25, 2022, 5:58 pm - Lottery News

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