Man buys second winning $1M lottery ticket at same store in less than 2 years
A North Carolina man has won a second $1 million lottery prize at the same store in less than two years, lottery officials said Friday.
Terry Splawn won $1 million with a $150 Million Cash Explosion scratch-off ticket he bought Wednesday at Sam's Mini Stop on Old Charlotte Road in Concord, according to a North Carolina Education Lottery news release. The odds of winning $1 million in that game are 1 in 1.8 million, according to the lottery's website.
Splawn won his first $1 million prize i ...
Mar 13, 2019, 8:05 am - Lottery News forum
Virginia woman wins $150,000 lottery payout in one Pick 4 drawing
Some people have all the luck. In February, that person was Deborah Brown.
When Deborah Brown bought 20 Pick 4 tickets from the Virginia Lottery all with the same four digits for the same drawing she just had a feeling.
A couple of times during the day, I saw those numbers, she said.
A little while later, when she bought 10 more plays again for the same drawing with that same number combination (1-0-3-1) she said she was really feeling it.
Turns out, that feeling was right!
Mar 10, 2019, 10:16 am - Lottery News forum
Michigan woman wins 3 large Keno prizes on same day
Talk about a lucky day.
A Lansing woman recently won three big Michigan Lottery prizes on the same day and one of them was worth $250,000.
The 42-year-old woman, who chose to remain anonymous, won the three Keno prizes on three different tickets for the same drawing.
On one ticket, she matched 10 of the 22 numbers drawn Feb. 5 to win a $250,000 prize. Her winning numbers were: 7, 11, 40, 66, 71, 74, 76, 78, 79, and 80.
The numbers she selected were a combination of birthdays and ran ...
Feb 14, 2019, 8:49 am - Lottery News forum
Maryland lottery player wins three $50K prizes on identical tickets
A Maryland man said his adherence to lottery superstitions earned him three top prizes in the same Bonus Match 5 drawing.
The Baltimore man won a trio of $50,000 top prizes from the Jan. 22 Bonus Match 5 drawing, as well as a few smaller prizes from other number combinations, bringing his total to $151,415.
The man matched all five numbers in the drawing three times: 2, 10, 11, 25, and 31. He told Maryland Lottery officials the numbers represent important birthdays.
The winner said he h ...
Jan 29, 2019, 10:36 am - Lottery News forum
Oregon man wins $118K playing Keno while waiting to cash $1,750 lottery ticket
A Portland man waiting to cash an Oregon Lottery Keno ticket for $1,750 decided to play another game of Keno.
That next game won him more than $118,000.
Sam Hawley took his $1,750 Special Keno 8-Spot ticket to the Oregon Lottery's payment center in Wilsonville, but he arrived before the center opened at 8:30 a.m.
While he waited, Hawley went to the nearby Fred Meyer store and purchased another Keno ticket. All eight of his numbers matched, winning him $25,000 with the 8-Spot rolling jac ...
Dec 6, 2018, 8:48 pm - Lottery News forum
Colorado man wins lottery for third time in 17 months
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A Colorado man has won the lottery for the third time in a year and half for a total of $1 million.
The Colorado Lottery said a Colorado Springs man, identified only as Paul G., won a total of $1 million from three scratch tickets since March 2017. $750,000 of his winnings come from second-chance drawings.
The Colorado Lottery said Paul won $250,000 on a Thrilling Crossword scratch ticket in March 2017, then on Aug. 14, 2018 he won $500,000 on a second chance drawi ...
Sep 5, 2018, 11:15 am - Lottery News forum
Massachusetts man buys 9 lottery tickets worth $900,000
It took 26 years for his numbers to win big
Robert Lundstedt was feeling lucky Monday morning. So lucky that the Bridgewater, Massachusetts, carpenter bought nine Mass Cash tickets from four different locations for that day's drawing, all using his usual combination of numbers: 1, 7, 11, 26, and 30.
And that feeling paid off.
As he checked the lottery results while buying paper towels the next day, Lundstedt, 56, discovered that he had bought nine $100,000 winning tickets, his wife of 2 ...
Jul 13, 2018, 8:38 am - Lottery News forum
Montana woman wins lottery twice in one day
Winning the lottery once was exciting for Cheyenne Long of Kalispell, Montana, but winning it twice in one day was unbelievable.
Long won a total of $77,000 playing Power Play Gold Crossword, a Montana Lottery Scratch ticket, according to a press release from the Montana Lottery.
Long bought her first ticket on the morning of July 1, and was happy to find out that she had won $2,000. But then she had a gut feeling to buy more of that ticket.
So later that day when she was in Havre, she ...
Jul 7, 2018, 8:52 am - Lottery News forum
Father and son win big in Virginia Lottery Cash 5
A Newport News man and his son split a hefty Virginia Lottery win.
Lamar Mouling, Sr. bought three Cash 5 tickets for himself and one for his son, Lamar Mouling, Jr. Each ticket had the same 5 numbers in the June 14th drawing, and they turned out to be the winning numbers. Together the pair won a total of $400,000, or $100,000 per ticket.
The winning numbers were 3, 10, 13, 14, and 15.
Lamar Sr. purchased all four tickets at Stop Go located at 14609 Warwick Boulevard in Newport News. Th ...
Jul 5, 2018, 9:01 am - Lottery News forum
Calif. man wins $6 million with four winning lottery tickets
Antulio Mazariegos is on a winning streak. In the last six months, he has claimed four winning lottery tickets, together worth more than $6 million.
His good fortune began in November, lottery officials said, when he pocketed $1 million from an Emerald 10's scratchers ticket he purchased at a Panorama City doughnut shop.
In the months that followed, he kept playing.
One day, he stepped into a Van Nuys liquor store that had just three California Black Premium scratchers left for sale. He ...
May 23, 2018, 7:04 am - Lottery News forum