€11.3 million Germany Lottery jackpot goes unclaimed
After a three-year search, one of Germany's largest unclaimed prizes returns to the prize pool
By Kate Northrop
After three and a half years of waiting for the winner of a 11.3 million (US$13.9 million) Lotto 6aus49 jackpot to turn up, one of Germany's largest-ever unclaimed prizes is going back into the prize pool.
The winner lost their chance at claiming once-in-a-lifetime riches once the clock struck midnight on New Year's Eve. Even with Germany's generous lottery ticket claim windo ...
Jan 4, 2021, 1:32 pm - Lottery News forum
Ireland Lottery releasing €16 million in unclaimed funds to help battle against COVID-19
Unclaimed Ireland Lottery funds of 16 million (US$17.5 million) are being rapidly released to help battle coronavirus.
The money will see its way towards the frontline as the country ramps-up its response to the unprecedented spread of the lethal disease.
Paschal Donohoe has announced that the windfall from the National Lottery is coming into the government's coffers early.
This will help the Government's efforts now as the country battles to beat back the deadly virus.
The money wil ...
Apr 1, 2020, 2:35 pm - Lottery News forum
Lottery winner never showed up to claim $14.6 million jackpot in Arizona
A lottery player sitting on a $14.6 million jackpot had until the end of Monday to come forward in Arizona or lose it all, officials said. The winner never showed up.
Monday's 5 p.m. deadline came and went and officials still don't know who purchased the ticket, they said.
It's hard to see that not get claimed, Arizona lottery spokeswoman Jacqueline Keidel Martinez said Monday evening.
The ticket holder nailed all six numbers of an in-state game, The Pick, on June 5 setting a 180-day c ...
Dec 3, 2019, 8:17 am - Lottery News forum
Unclaimed $14.6 million Arizona Lottery ticket expires Monday
If you played the Arizona Lottery this past summer, look around the house for lottery tickets you might have missed; you might be sitting on $14.6 million.
The Arizona Lottery said the multimillion dollar The Pick jackpot has still not been claimed since the June 5 drawing. The winning numbers drawn that evening were 4, 14, 22, 24, 28, and 43.
The winning ticket was sold at the Circle K at Litchfield Road and Van Buren Street in Goodyear.
If the ticket is yours, don't delay one moment ...
Nov 30, 2019, 9:02 pm - Lottery News forum
$1 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Texas expires Monday
This holiday season someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Dallas this past Spring has a lot to be thankful for... but only for the next few days.
The unclaimed Powerball ticket purchased for the May 29 drawing is a $1 million winner, but will expire on Monday.
The Quick Pick ticket, purchased at the RS Dollar Plus Store in the 3300 block of Elsie Faye Heggins Street in Dallas, matched all five of the white ball numbers. The winning numbers for the drawing were 3, 32, 34, 42, and 61, wit ...
Nov 23, 2019, 9:31 am - Lottery News forum
Third $1 million lottery prize goes unclaimed in Michigan this year
Michigan residents apparently aren't checking their lottery tickets, as a $1 million prize went unclaimed on Thursday for the third time this year, the state lottery said.
The lottery reported the ticket expired at 4:45 p.m. and was purchased at the Speedway gas station located at 10070 Highland Road in Hartland. The money now goes to the state School Aid Fund, the lottery said.
In Michigan, Powerball tickets are valid for one year after the drawing date. (A list of lottery ticket expirati ...
Oct 4, 2019, 9:07 am - Lottery News forum
Wisconsin lottery winner might miss out on $5.9 million
The biggest Megabucks jackpot won since 2015 nears expiration
The clock is ticking for a Wisconsin lottery winner to claim a $5.9 million lottery jackpot.
Wisconsin Lottery officials said Monday the winning Megabucks ticket was sold Jan. 16 at the Kwik Trip on South Taylor Drive in Sheboygan.
The prize must be claimed by July 15 the end of the 180-day window for a winner to claim a lottery prize.
The winning Megabucks numbers drawn on Jan. 16, 2019, were 1, 5, 28, 29, 37, and 44.
Jul 2, 2019, 9:13 am - Lottery News forum
NC Cash 5 lottery winner has one week left to claim $487K prize
Have you checked all your old lottery tickets? The winner of a nearly $500,000 prize has one week left to claim it before their luck permanently runs out.
That's what North Carolina lottery officials are announcing as the claim to a $487,105 Cash 5 prize won in January is set to expire on July 8.
Let's get the word out that this Cash 5 jackpot is still waiting to be claimed, said Mark Michalko, executive director of the N.C. Education Lottery, in a news release. Whoever had the great luck ...
Jul 1, 2019, 9:37 am - Lottery News forum
$1 million Mega Millions ticket sold in North Texas set to expire
Did you forget to check any lotto tickets you bought late last year? We hope you didn't throw them away!
The Texas Lottery announced Thursday that a winning Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million remains unclaimed after its January 1, 2019 drawing. And the time to claim it is about to expire.
According to the statement, the winning Quick Pick ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven at 4180 E. Renner Road in Richardson, Texas. The ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers drawn: 34, 44, 57, 62 ...
Jun 21, 2019, 8:30 am - Lottery News forum
Group of Iowa aerospace coworkers win unclaimed $1M lottery prize
One lottery ticket buyer's loss is the gain of group of Cedar Rapids workers.
The Iowa Lottery announced Wednesday that a group of 34 workers at Collins Aerospace, which designs and makes aircraft components, won the $1 million top prize in a lottery promotion to give away an unclaimed Powerball prize.
Laurie Ginder of Anamosa, who entered the contest on behalf of her coworkers, said she couldn't believe it when she found out they'd won.
At first, they (her co-workers) didn't believe i ...
Jun 20, 2019, 9:48 am - Lottery News forum