Double cancer survivor wins $4.6 million lottery jackpot
An Oregon cancer survivor's lucky streak continued this month with a $4.6 million lottery win, according to state officials.
I am a very lucky guy, winner Stu MacDonald of Bend said in a statement released by the Oregon Lottery on Friday. I have survived cancer twice and here I am. This is amazing.
MacDonald bought the winning Oregon's Game Megabucks ticket Sept. 7, according to the Oregon Lottery.
The Megabucks winning numbers for Sept. 7, 2019 were 12, 13, 16, 35, 36, and 45. McDond ...
Sep 14, 2019, 7:53 am - Lottery News forum
Missouri couple claim their second major lottery prize
A Missouri couple who won a $3.7 million lottery prize in 2007 saw their luck heat up a second time last week, narrowly missing out on another multi-million dollar prize.
Marilyn and Jimmie Lovelace matched four of the five white-ball numbers, plus the Powerball, that were drawn Sept. 4, the Missouri Lottery said in a statement.
The Lovelaces just missed out on a piece of the $80 million jackpot, but still earned a $50,000 prize.
Jimmie said they like to play Powerball and Lotto, using ...
Sep 10, 2019, 7:58 pm - Lottery News forum
Grocery store employee wins $9M lottery, immediately quits job
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Plenty of Californians spent their hard-earned money on Super Lotto tickets hoping to be Saturday night's lucky winner.
Woodland Raley's assistant store team leader Toni Jones said she always joked with her employees if they won the jackpot.
When it gets to 37, 38 million, people will pull together. And I've always joked, 'Oh great, if you guys win when you're on, call in tomorrow,' Jones said. Never did I think that I would have ever somebody do that!
Well, o ...
Sep 6, 2019, 3:20 pm - Lottery News forum
Canadian man wins $60 million after playing the same numbers for 30 years
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He waited nearly 10 months to claim his lottery winnings because, he said, he felt so overwhelmed by the size of his luck.
Bon Truong, of Edmonton, Canada, had been playing the same lottery numbers for decades by the time he netted $60 million last fall, CTV News reported. He woke up the day after the Oct. 26 Lotto Max draw and saw that his ticket had won the jackpot, the Western Canada Lottery Corporation said in a statement.
Then Truong paused. He went to a local ...
Aug 29, 2019, 8:30 am - Lottery News forum
NC man almost falls out of fishing boat upon learning of lottery win
Danny Bizzell bought a Cash 5 lottery ticket on July 12, gave it to his wife and went fishing.
He was in the middle of a lake when his wife, Sandra Dickinson, called to tell him he had won a $792,655 jackpot.
I almost fell overboard, Bizzell said Monday. I told her, 'Are you freaking kidding me?'
Bizzell bought the winning ticket at the Food Lion on North Rogers Lane in Raleigh, using the same numbers he's played for almost 13 years.
When I got my first Cash 5 ticket, I had the ma ...
Aug 15, 2019, 8:18 am - Lottery News forum
Air Force vet wins $6.5 million after nearly throwing away winning lottery ticket
Air Force veteran William Bowker, 94, almost let a fortune slip right out of his hands.
Bowker often plays the lottery. But when his granddaughter checked his latest lottery ticket for him, she mistakenly thought it was a Mega Millions ticket instead of an Oregon Megabucks ticket.
Luckily, Bowker double-checked and it paid off.
She thought it was a Mega Million ticket, and started circling matching numbers on the ticket, Bowker said. But they were for the wrong game. I had an Oregon's ...
Aug 3, 2019, 1:27 pm - Lottery News forum
Tennessee Powerball winner claims $198 million prize sold at Hendersonville market
A winner has come forward to claim the $198 million Powerball jackpot drawn on July 13, receiving the prize anonymously through a trust.
The Freedom Trust claimed the prize on Thursday at the Tennessee Lottery headquarters in Nashville, according to a news release.
The winner chose to receive the lump sum amount of $128.1 million. The winning ticket was sold at Worsham's Market in Hendersonville.
For more than a century, the Worsham family has owned and operated the local landmark near ...
Aug 2, 2019, 9:06 am - Lottery News forum
Washington woman wins state's biggest lottery jackpot in a decade
A big surprise came to a woman in the small city of Brier after discovering she had won the $12.2 million Washington Lottery jackpot. The woman and her husband who wished to remain anonymous came forward Friday with the winning ticket.
We're shocked, this is an unbelievable experience, the woman said in a press release
According to a Washington Lottery press release, this is the largest the jackpot has reached in a decade.
After hearing the winning Lotto numbers announced on July 3, th ...
Jul 24, 2019, 8:47 am - Lottery News forum
Lottery losers could get paid after lottery scam lawsuit settles for $4.3 million
A class-action lawsuit to benefit potentially millions of owners of losing tickets linked to the largest lottery scam in U.S. history has been settled for $4.3 million, according to a statement sent by an attorney in the case.
The settlement will refund the cost of tickets purchased in nine specific drawings dates for games sold in 33 states, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., between Nov. 23, 2005 and May 23, 2013. A settlement website will be set up to assist people who s ...
Jul 22, 2019, 6:43 pm - Lottery News forum
Minnesota man claims $21.6 million Lotto America jackpot
A Minnesota man drove by this certain building nearly every day and imagined going inside one day to claim his riches.
That day came Friday for Jeffery Love of Elk River, holder of a Lotto America ticket that hit the jackpot this week for $21.6 million before taxes.
The ticket was purchased in Ramsey, at the Holiday convenience store on Ramsey Boulevard just off Hwy. 10. It matched all five numbers drawn plus the Star Ball 16, 22, 32, 36, and 42, with Star Ball number 8 to win the jackpot. ...
Jul 13, 2019, 7:40 am - Lottery News forum