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Arizona couple steps forward to claim $410 million Mega Millions jackpot
Husband and wife receive the largest payout to any Arizona Lottery player in history By Kate Northrop After it was announced that a lone winner from Arizona won big over a week ago, a couple from a residential area in Phoenix came forward on Thursday to claim the $410 million Mega Millions jackpot prize. It's the largest payout to any Arizona Lottery player ever and the 11th largest Mega Millions jackpot in history. The Glendale husband and wife, 70 and 63 years-old respectively, matche ...
Jun 19, 2020, 3:54 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan grandmother claims $70 million Powerball jackpot
Waterford resident goes from living paycheck-to-paycheck to becoming Michigan's newest multi-millionaire By Kate Northrop A Michigan resident is the owner of the single winning ticket for the Powerball drawing held on February 12 worth $70 million. The winner had decided to make an impromptu pit stop with a friend to buy some lottery tickets at Huron Plaza Liquor on West Huron Street in Pontiac. Cristy Davis, 40, of Waterford matched all five numbers drawn 14, 47, 54, 55, and 68, with P ...
Jun 18, 2020, 12:06 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian grandmother wins $55 million Lotto Max jackpot
Largest lottery jackpot ever claimed in Northwest Territories By Kate Northrop A grandmother in Canada's Northwest Territories was stunned by her $55 million (US$40 million) Lotto Max win, but managed to make all the right moves in claiming her prize. On May 1st, Laura Tutcho had purchased her lottery tickets, but she was not watching for her numbers to come up. It wasn't until her granddaughter alerted her that someone from Yellowknife had won the lottery when she decided to hop on the ...
Jun 11, 2020, 6:19 pm - Lottery News forum

Mega Millions lottery jackpot rolls to $410 million
Largest Mega Millions jackpot in a year By Todd Northrop After 33 drawings without a jackpot winner, the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game now boasts a swelling jackpot of $410 million that could instantly put the winner among the wealthiest people on the planet. When nobody won Friday night's grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to its biggest amount since a $522 million Mega Millions jackpot from the June 7, 2019 drawing was won by a single ticket sold in California. That ...
Jun 8, 2020, 9:55 am - Lottery News forum

"I'm retiring!" British Columbia man scores whopping $24 million Lotto jackpot
Massive win right before bedtime is a dream-come-true By Kate Northrop Last Wednesday, Ronald 'Ron' Cumiskey, 60, nearly forgot to check his Lotto 6/49 ticket right before bed. Instead, the trivial decision to check his numbers at the last minute probably kept him up all night, as he had learned he had the jackpot-winning ticket worth an enormous $24,369,459 (US$18 million). After 30 years of faithfully playing the lottery, Cumiskey had to check the date and compare the results to his t ...
Jun 4, 2020, 7:24 am - Lottery News forum

New Zealand man who lost his job during lockdown wins $10 million Lotto jackpot
Just weeks after losing his job, a Hamilton, New Zealand, man surprised his wife with a staggering $10.3 million (US$6.3 million) Lotto win. The big winner, who is anonymous like most winners in New Zealand choose to be, was one of the thousands of Kiwis made redundant over the nearly two-month lockdown period. His wife is a healthcare worker has worked through the lockdown. When she came home from work in a quick lunch break, she found him sitting at the kitchen table, acting strange . ...
May 25, 2020, 9:32 am - Lottery News forum

North Carolina healthcare delivery driver almost faints after winning $150,000 lottery jackpot
N.C. Lottery shifts toward new prize claim safety measures By Kate Northrop James Joyce works as a healthcare driver, delivering medicine to hospitals and clinics. Every day after work, he routinely picks up a Cash 5 ticket with EZ Match on his way home. In the morning following the April 21 draw, he checked his numbers and discovered that he was the winner of the $149,814 Carolina Cash 5 jackpot. I almost fainted, Joyce remarked. He purchased the winning ticket at the Crossroads Ex ...
May 12, 2020, 9:11 am - Lottery News forum

Great-grandmother will give away her $1.8 million lottery jackpot
Every generation of her family will get a cut An Australian great-grandmother has proven she is just as generous as she is lucky by announcing she will be giving much of her $1.8 million (US$1.2 million) lottery win to her family. The winner from the country town of Gawler, north of Adelaide, scored the major prize on Saturday after playing with the same numbers for 20 years. Gawler is the oldest country town on the Australian mainland in the state of South Australia. The woman, who wis ...
May 11, 2020, 8:49 am - Lottery News forum

UK man celebrates £58 million EuroMillions jackpot win
A United Kingdom man who won a 58 million (US$71.6 million) lottery jackpot celebrated by having a beer with his brothers at a 6-foot distance. Ryan Hoyle, 38, said he was shaking when he got an email informing him he had become a multi-millionaire in Friday's EuroMillions draw. The numbers drawn in the Friday, April 17, EuroMillions drawing were 16, 28, 32, 37, and 45, with Lucky Stars numbers 1 and 11. Hoyle drove to his parents' house, passing his phone through the window for them to ...
Apr 23, 2020, 8:42 am - Lottery News forum

Mega Millions to adjust starting jackpot amount, eliminate minimum increases
The Mega Millions Consortium announced today that in response to flagging sales due to the COVID-19 response, the multi-state lottery game's starting jackpot has been lowered and the amounts of subsequent starting jackpots and jackpot increases will be determined on a drawing-by-drawing basis. The advertised Mega Millions jackpot for tonight's drawing is a guaranteed $121 million. If the jackpot is won, it will reset to a guaranteed $20 million for the next drawing on Tuesday. If there is no ...
Apr 3, 2020, 3:33 pm - Lottery News forum