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NC woman wins $2 million from lottery ticket gifted by friend
A present she'll never forget By Kate Northrop Small gestures may go a long way, but receiving a scratch-off lottery ticket worth $2 million is one that a North Carolina woman will certainly never forget. Karen Urtecho Sandrez of Charlotte won $2 million from a scratch-off, but she was not the one who bought the winning ticket. The ticket that Urtecho Sandrez was gifted was from the North Carolina Lottery's $20 100X The Cash instant game. A family friend purchased the winning ticket ...
Jul 21, 2021, 10:19 am - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts store clerk steals player's winning scratch-off ticket worth $1,000
Retailer worker cheats winner of half her prize By Kate Northrop A Massachusetts player reached out to the Massachusetts Lottery for help after allegedly being swindled of half her prize on a winning scratch-off ticket by a store clerk. After winning a decent prize on a scratch-off lottery ticket, Amelia Smith said she was ripped off by the clerk at the Roslindale Food Mart when he crumpled the validation slip and cheated her of $500. Smith visited the retailer on Washington St ...
Jul 20, 2021, 12:07 pm - Lottery News forum

Uber Eats driver wins $250,000 between food deliveries
I don't want to do Uber Eats right now! By Kate Northrop A food delivery driver was sitting in her car between orders when she found out she hit the $250,000 top prize on a scratch-off lottery ticket from the Maryland Lottery. An Uber Eats driver, who opted to be identified only as Grateful Mom, regularly plays instant games when waiting between food orders. On one night just like any other, she finally took home a $250,000 top prize. Man, I was sitting in my car going crazy! t ...
Jul 18, 2021, 1:46 pm - Lottery News forum

Veteran who suffered brain injury wants to make world a better place with $65 million lottery win
Nearly homeless at one point, winner now wants to help others get back on their feet By Kate Northrop A veteran from the Canadian military who won a huge $65 million (US$51.6 million) Lotto Max jackpot was inspired by his past experiences to make the world better place with his newfound wealth. Jansen Ng, 41, of East Gwillimbury, Ontario, won't let millions get to his head. Nearly homeless at one point in the past, the lottery winner wants to instill hope and positivity in the worl ...
Jul 16, 2021, 1:12 pm - Lottery News forum

Florida man finds winning $1 million Powerball ticket while cleaning his house
When was the last time you tidied up? Maybe now is a good time By Kate Northrop One lucky Florida man is giving lottery players across the country a huge reason to clean up their home when he found a winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million for a drawing that occurred months ago. Kenneth Morgan, 54, of Jacksonville got much more than a clean house when he discovered a rogue Powerball ticket worth $1 million from a drawing that happened back in April. I was cleaning the house o ...
Jul 15, 2021, 8:07 am - Lottery News forum

Homeless veteran who lost everything in pandemic wins D.C. vaccine lottery prize
When I thought everything was going wrong, this really helped me out By Kate Northrop An Air Force veteran who lost his job, home, and car to the pandemic was desperate for support when he arrived at a Washington D.C. homeless shelter, but things changed for the better when he won a prize in the D.C. vaccine lottery. Everything was moving in the wrong direction for Sung-ha Jou, 44, right as the COVID-19 pandemic landed in the U.S. When all seemed lost, his luck suddenly changed when h ...
Jul 13, 2021, 2:04 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

Massachusetts lottery player wins his second $1 million prize
Once-in-a-lifetime dream comes true a second time By Kate Northrop While most lottery players continue to grind and strive toward that big payout, one lucky Massachusetts resident just won the prize of a lifetime for the second time. Stephen Toto of Framingham is enjoying yet another instant payday now that he scooped up his second $1 million top prize from a scratch-off game. On Dec. 7, 2017, Toto took home one of the $1 million top prizes in the Massachusetts Lottery's $4,000,000 P ...
Jul 6, 2021, 5:33 pm - Lottery News forum

UK woman who lost eye to cancer wins £100,000 in lottery
How lucky elephants got this winner through difficult times By Kate Northrop A pharmacy assistant won a hefty 100,000 scratch-off prize mere days after getting the all-clear from a melanoma that developed in her eye during lockdown. Good karma could not have had better timing for Louise Tate, 42, of Sunderland. Just days after receiving word that she officially beat the cancer that took her left eye, she discovered she won 100,000 on a National Lottery scratch-off game. During the pa ...
Jul 6, 2021, 12:01 pm - Lottery News forum

NEW VIDEO: Infamous lottery winners - Part 1
Pull up a seat and grab your popcorn By Kate Northrop For our newest video, Lottery Post did some digging on some of the most infamous lottery winners in history. Infamous lottery winners Part 1 takes a close look at ten lottery winners who did not benefit from winning the lottery or made some questionable choices with their winnings that spelled disaster. When the footage was finally put together, the video turned out to be longer than anticipated. Rather than cut back on impo ...
Jul 2, 2021, 3:48 pm - Lottery News forum