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Australian man who won nearly $1 million in lottery gave it all away
Do what you can to make somebody else's day a little bit brighter. By Kate Northrop A year after winning almost $1 million (US$731,905) in the Australian TattsLotto, one particular Aussie went on a selfless crusade to give it all away. Thanks to a superstition, Peter Charleton, 47, of Yarra Ranges bought a TattsLotto lottery ticket in August 2020 that turned out to be the winner of a prize worth $896,511.13 (US$656,160.98). A year later, he's already given away most of the prize. B ...
Sep 14, 2021, 6:25 pm - Lottery News forum

Australian cleaner wins $80 million lottery jackpot after losing job in the pandemic
Sleep-deprived family man won't have to struggle anymore By Kate Northrop An anonymous man from North Melbourne lost his job in the pandemic but knew his luck turned around when he discovered he was the sole winner of an $80 million (US$58.7 million) Australian Powerball jackpot. It took one single ticket in the Aug. 12, 2021 Powerball drawing for a sleep-deprived cleaner's life to instantly change for the better. After holding the only winning ticket for the drawing with the n ...
Aug 16, 2021, 1:00 pm - Lottery News forum

Australia's biggest lottery winner still working after winning record $107 million Powerball jackpot
Nurse explains just how the lottery changed her life By Kate Northrop After winning a record-breaking $107 million (US$79.6 million) in January 2019, an Australian nurse proclaimed that she would be returning to work the next day, and she has since kept her promise. Humble, hardworking, and down-to-earth, the historic winner who won the country's largest prize ever awarded to an individual came forward to offer advice to future lottery winners, as well as explain just how the lottery ha ...
Jul 8, 2021, 12:18 pm - Lottery News forum

Psychic predicts Australian woman's $9.7 million lottery win
By Kate Northrop An Australian mother is millions of dollars richer after a psychic told her mother that someone in her family would win a life-changing prize this year. Sydney's latest Powerball multi-millionaire is an anonymous Carnes Hill woman who revealed that someone predicted she would scoop up a huge prize, but at no point did the psychic mention it would be a $9.7 million (US$7.5 million) jackpot for the May 27, 2021 drawing. The mother held the only winning ticket for the top ...
Jun 1, 2021, 10:05 am - Lottery News forum

Australian man who won lottery five times has "been to hell and back"
Unfortunate winner has had a tumultuous time since landing his windfall By Kate Northrop An Australian man who won the lottery five times revealed that his life has been anything but glamorous. Carlo Massetti, 47 and a Kiwi living in Sydney, Australia, flew back to his native New Zealand to heal and cope with the tumultuous events that have defined his life since winning millions. The unlucky lottery winner is out to prove that happiness and love can't be bought or won. On the contra ...
May 11, 2021, 2:49 pm - Lottery News forum

Australian couple hid $100,000 lottery ticket in a safe for eight months
New South Wales couple knew about their win since last year By Kate Northrop A man and a woman from Australia purposefully waited eight months to collect their $100,000 prize and kept their winning ticket hidden away in a safe before making the claim. The anonymous pair won the lottery last year when they scooped up the $100,000 first prize for the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot drawing on Mon., Aug. 10, 2020. It's a wonder they were able to wait so long to claim it, but according to the ...
Apr 24, 2021, 7:39 pm - Lottery News forum

Australian woman braves a storm and wins $50 million lottery jackpot
Bad weather almost stopped her from buying a ticket By Kate Northrop An Australian woman is thankful she didn't take a rain check on buying her lottery tickets when her last minute decision to brave the ugly weather earned her the $50 million (US$38.3 million) Australian Powerball jackpot from the drawing on Thurs., Mar. 18. Following a week of relentless downpour, a mother hailing from the eastern Sydney suburbs was nearly dissuaded from going out to buy a lottery ticket, but thankfull ...
Mar 23, 2021, 2:51 pm - Lottery News forum

Idaho Lottery says it's working with Legislature on 'alternative path forward' for Powerball
The Idaho Lottery took to Facebook Wednesday after lawmakers killed legislation that would have allowed Powerball to be played in the state. Today, the Idaho House State Affairs Committee held a bill in committee that would have allowed Idahoans to continue to play the Powerball game, Idaho Lottery wrote. Work continues with the Legislature to determine an alternative path forward to ensure no disruption in service to Idaho's single most popular lottery game, for the benefit of Idaho's publi ...
Mar 12, 2021, 7:56 am - Lottery News forum

Idaho ends Powerball in state, fearing foreign participation
Idaho lawmakers fearing foreign participation in the Powerball lottery killed legislation on Wednesday that would have allowed the game with huge jackpots to continue in the state after a run of more than 30 years. The move came after Idaho Lottery officials sought a change in state law because Powerball is expanding to include Australia in 2021 and Britain in 2022. But current Idaho law only allows lotteries in the state played by people in the U.S. and Canada. Idaho was one of the first ...
Mar 11, 2021, 6:25 am - Lottery News forum

Australian woman wins the lottery over lunch
Sitting down for lunch was a million-dollar decision By Kate Northrop An Australian couple walked away from their lunch a million dollars richer after buying a Keno lottery ticket at the restaurant and winning a $1.48 million (US$1.14 million) jackpot in the middle of their meal. On Monday, an anonymous woman stopped at the Arkaba Hotel on Glen Osmond Road in Fullerton with her husband for lunch. Little did she know that the last minute decision to enter the Keno drawing at the retailer ...
Mar 5, 2021, 2:13 pm - Lottery News forum

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