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NEW VIDEO: The largest lottery jackpots in history
Will these jackpots ever be dethroned? By Kate Northrop Today, Lottery Post released its latest video on the biggest lottery jackpots in history. Since there's no telling when a jackpot will be won in the future, this list is subject to change. Quite honestly, we're hoping it does! At the time we recorded this video, the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots had just almost reached a combined $1 billion , so we thought it would be fitting to take a look back at the five largest lott ...
Sep 24, 2021, 5:22 pm - Lottery News forum

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

Wait times for lottery prize payouts doubled in California
Lottery anticipates return to normal claims operations later this year By Kate Northrop Lottery players are continuing to win big in California but are having to wait twice the amount of time it normally takes to receive their check, with some waiting more than three months. Since late June, lottery prize payouts have slowed to a crawl in California as the Lottery adjusts its operations during the ongoing pandemic. Normally, the processing time for claims is four to six weeks, ...
Aug 12, 2021, 12:31 pm - Lottery News forum

How the UK Lottery helped Great Britain win 100 Olympic gold medals
By Kate Northrop Great Britain has officially secured its 100th gold medal in the Olympics, part of which can be attributed to support from the UK National Lottery. Since 1996, funding from the National Lottery has helped athletes from Team Great Britain take home over 100 gold medals at the Olympics, but what does that funding specifically entail? On Monday, Adam Peaty took Great Britain's 100th gold medal after defending his 100m breaststroke title in Tokyo. Within mere hours, Tom Dal ...
Aug 4, 2021, 11:17 am - Lottery News forum

The transformation of Lucky for Life into a computerized daily drawing
How the popular multi-state game evolved By Kate Northrop In April, state lotteries participating in the popular multi-state Lucky for Life lottery game announced that the game would be moving from bi-weekly drawings to a once-daily draw format. Now that the changeover has officially transpired since last Monday, Jul. 19, Lottery Post took a closer look at how and why the game offering players the opportunity to wi n $1,000 a day for life evolved as a whole. For a little over a week ...
Jul 28, 2021, 2:12 pm - Lottery News forum

Veterans shut out of Illinois vaccine lottery
It's just a slap in the face to any veteran. By Kate Northrop Illinois is making headlines after it was revealed that thousands of veterans won't be eligible to enter the All In For The Win incentive lottery for a shot at the millions of dollars being awarded to vaccinated individuals. Ever since Ohio announced its Vax-a-Million lottery to encourage residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19, states have been coming out with their own lotteries left and right. However, the lotter ...
Jun 21, 2021, 11:36 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery scams and fake sweepstakes cost Americans $227 million in 2020
Report finds that victims lost 33% more money in scams compared to 2019 By Kate Northrop A report on sweepstakes, lottery and prize scams revealed that Americans lost a whopping $227 million to con artists last year. Better Business Bureau investigator Steve Baker put out some eye-opening statistics that show a decrease in complaints but a troubling 33% increase in the amount of money lost by Americans to scammers. Kathy Chapman told CBS News the story about how her unsuspecting 84-y ...
Jun 14, 2021, 10:37 am - Lottery News forum

Local retailers worry about future of UK National Lottery in stores
Convenience stores worry about the Lottery moving closer to digital sales channels By Kate Northrop Lottery retailers in the United Kingdom are expressing concerns about the future of the lottery in brick-and-mortar stores now that the contract for operating the lottery is up for grabs. Camelot Group has run the National Lottery for nearly three decades. Now that the contract is up for renewal, local retailers worry that a new operator would mainly prioritize online sales and push out s ...
Jun 7, 2021, 11:44 am - Lottery News forum

NEW VIDEO: What happens when you win the lottery?
What would you do if you won? By Kate Northrop Every time you buy a lottery ticket, you're likely imagining the blissful what if I win? scenario, but let's say you DO win are you really prepared to claim all that cash? Lottery Post today announced the relaunch of its official YouTube channel. The very first published video features a topic that's relevant for new and seasoned players alike. It's easy to imagine how easy life would get if you were to suddenly come across million ...
May 28, 2021, 6:46 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery Post announces YouTube channel relaunch
By Kate Northrop Lottery Post today revealed an exciting addition to its growing repertoire of lottery resources the website's official and refreshed YouTube channel. Nearly a month ago, Lottery Post announced the launch of its Instagram account. While that social media platform provides members a new way of getting their daily Lottery Post fix, the relaunch of the YouTube channel will offer something much more. Lottery Post not only serves as a social conduit for the largest community ...
May 28, 2021, 12:16 pm - Lottery News forum

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