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Merry Christmas
May the spirit of Christmas fill your heart with peace, love, and joy. Lottery Post Staff (Click to display full-size in gallery)The Lottery Post staff wishes you and your family a merry Christmas filled with peace, love, and joy.
Dec 25, 2015, 12:00 am - Lottery News forum

African migrants win big in Spain Christmas lottery
About 35 African migrants, including at least one rescued at sea from an overcrowded wooden boat, are among the top prize winners of Spain's Christmas lottery, according to the owner of the lottery agency that sold more than 1,000 tickets that shelled out 400,000 euros (US$438,000) each. The winners who bought the tickets in the southern coastal city of Roquetas de Mar included migrants from Senegal, Mali and Morocco, agency owner Jose Martin told La Voz de Almeria newspaper in a story publis ...
Dec 24, 2015, 7:27 am - Lottery News forum

Beach town hits jackpot in Spain's El Gordo lottery
With wide smiles, elated lottery winners popped corks on bottles of sparkling wine Tuesday in the southern beach city of Roquetas de Mar, where tickets bearing the top prize number in Spain's Christmas lottery were sold. The winning number 79140 appeared on 1,600 tickets in the lottery known as El Gordo (The Fat One), with each ticket holder winning 400,000 (US$434,800). The lottery has taken on special importance in recent years as Spain struggled through a real estate bubble and the Euro ...
Dec 22, 2015, 9:26 am - Lottery News forum

Merry Christmas
May the spirit of Christmas fill your heart with peace, love, and joy. Lottery Post Staff (Click to display full-size in gallery)The Lottery Post staff wishes you and your family a merry Christmas filled with peace, love, and joy.
Dec 25, 2014, 12:00 am - Lottery News forum

Spaniards celebrate 'El Gordo' victories in world's biggest lottery
Thousands of Spaniards including humble restaurant workers and care home residents celebrated wins in the world's biggest lottery draw on Monday, scooping up shares in over 2.2 billion euros (US$2.7 billion) in prizes doled out across the country. El Gordo, or the Fat One , is the top award millions vie for every year in the traditional Christmas lottery, which had Spaniards on tenterhooks for four hours as the ceremonial draw took longer than usual to throw up the big prizes. The Gordo pa ...
Dec 22, 2014, 10:24 pm - Lottery News forum

Police issued lotto tickets during Christmas traffic stops
Motorists caught speeding to grandma's house in Melbourne, Florida, were greeted with a bittersweet Christmas Day surprise as officers doled out warnings and tickets alongside scratch-off lottery games. The unique move was an added touch Melbourne police officers wanted to put on the normally quiet holiday traffic. By 1 p.m. Christmas Day, more than 30 scratch-off game tickets were handed out to speeders and other traffic violators in a bid to spread holiday cheer while keeping the roads s ...
Dec 26, 2013, 8:20 am - Lottery News forum

Merry Christmas
May the spirit of Christmas fill your heart with peace, love, and joy. Lottery Post Staff (Click to display full-size in gallery)The Lottery Post staff wishes you and your family a merry Christmas filled with peace, love, and joy.
Dec 25, 2013, 12:00 am - Lottery News forum

Spain holds annual Christmas El Gordo lottery draw
The winners of Spain's cherished Christmas lottery the world's richest celebrated around the country Sunday, a moment of joy and relief after another year of a brutal financial crisis. Millions had been glued to their televisions on Sunday as 2.5 billion euros (US$3.4 billion) in prize money was distributed. The drawing is so popular that most of Spain's 46 million people watched at least part of the live four-hour show, hoping they would hear their ticket as school children called out the lu ...
Dec 22, 2013, 9:02 pm - Lottery News forum

$1 million Raffle ticket was being used as a Christmas ornament
Idaho Lottery officials say the Nampa man who held the winning $1 million Raffle ticket was using it as an ornament on the family Christmas tree. Mark Rossiter came forward to claim his big prize in Boise today. Rossiter purchased the ticket at the Maverik store in Star on Nov. 28, 2012, then took it home in its orange envelope and placed on the tree's branches. The envelope containing the winning Raffle number of 108847 was worth $1 million after the Jan. 2, 2013 drawing. However, it s ...
Jan 23, 2013, 4:33 pm - Lottery News forum

N.C. woman gets surprise lottery gift from brother
Maria Juana P. Tolentino, a resident of Candor in Montgomery County, North Carolina, thought she was finished with her family's Christmas on Wednesday. Little did she know that a late gift from her brother, a $5 Mega Bucks lottery ticket, would make her $100,000 richer. Tolentino was sitting in her living room with her family when she realized she'd won the game's top prize. At first I thought it was $100, she said. We were happy to win that. Then I kept scratching and saw it was much, mu ...
Dec 31, 2012, 2:45 pm - Lottery News forum

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