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$366.7 million Powerball jackpot won in Vermont
For the first time in history, the winning Powerball jackpot ticket was sold at a Vermont retailer, Vermont Lottery officials announced Thursday. The winning ticket was sold in Middlebury, at the Short Stop gas station on Court Street part of the Jolley chain of gas stations. The owner of the lucky ticket, who has not stepped forward to claim the windfall yet, won a payout worth $366.7 million spread out over 30 years, which they could take as an immediate cash payout of $208.5 million. ...
Jul 1, 2022, 7:23 am - Lottery News forum

Arkansas woman wins largest Natural State Jackpot ever at $520,000
Record win has lottery winner running down the street By Kate Northrop Someone in Arkansas has claimed the record $520,000 Natural State Jackpot after the prize continued to swell beyond record levels day by day. On Thursday, Kashema Marks of Pine Bluff claimed the largest-ever Natural State Jackpot (NSJ) that, at long last, finished its run at $520,000. In mid-June, the NSJ top prize had reached an all-time high of $500,000 after it surpassed the previous record of $430,000. ...
Jun 28, 2022, 4:38 am - Lottery News forum

Canadian $70 million Lotto Max jackpot winner wants to help rebuild Ukraine with lottery prize
History buff has a big to-do list By Kate Northrop A recent winner of the $70 million (US$54.03 million) multi-province Lotto Max jackpot already has plans underway to help rebuild war-torn Ukraine, among other items to be crossed off on his premeditated checklist. The $70 million Lotto Max jackpot winner from the June 7 drawing was revealed to be Marcel Lussier, of Brossard, Montreal, who has a solid plan for how he wants to spend his winnings. Every time Lussier enters a draw ...
Jun 22, 2022, 11:26 am - Lottery News forum

Scammer who conned UK National Lottery of £2.5 million given more time to repay funds
Man who forged winning ticket has yet to pay back a single cent By Kate Northrop A con artist who scammed the UK National Lottery of 2.5 million (US$3.06 million) by forging a winning ticket has been handed a wider window to pay back the funds he owes. Edward Putman, 56, who is also a convicted rapist, was given three months to pay back 939,782.44 (US$1,149,405.61) at a crime hearing in January. After failing to meet his obligation, he should have had to serve six more years in pri ...
Jun 20, 2022, 12:07 pm - Lottery News forum

Arkansas Lottery Natural State Jackpot climbs to record $500,000
Lottery celebrates record high with in-person event, jackpot continues to rise By Kate Northrop The Arkansas Lottery Natural State Jackpot (NSJ) has reached an all-time high and continues to climb to new heights, having surpassed half a million dollars after the drawing took place on Thurs., June 16. There's a record amount of money up for grabs in the Arkansas Natural State Jackpot game, and it only continues to grow now that it has officially whizzed by the $500,000 milestone. ...
Jun 17, 2022, 5:13 pm - Lottery News forum

California woman is announced as $426 million Mega Millions jackpot winner
Winner claims state's biggest lottery jackpot this year By Kate Northrop The lone winner of a $426 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot stepped forward this week to claim her prize. Yesterday, the California Lottery announced Kristine Wellenstein as the state's biggest winner so far this year. Back in January, the Mega Millions jackpot had reached an estimated $421 million, which had been bumped up to $426 million after the drawing took place on Jan. 28, 2022. Wellenstein ...
Jun 10, 2022, 11:08 am - Lottery News forum

Michigan man wins two lottery jackpots in a month
Winner finds a lucky spot both winning tickets purchased at the same retailer By Kate Northrop A Michigan Lottery player is over a million dollars richer after winning not one, but two jackpots in just one month. It takes some people decades to win their first major lottery prize, and it took less than a month for an anonymous Michigan man to win two jackpots. The Allegan County resident's most recent win came from a Fast Cash progressive jackpot game he bought at Main Street P ...
Jun 3, 2022, 5:27 pm - Lottery News forum

VIDEO: Should you move to California to win the lottery?
New York, New Jersey and Florida oh my! By Kate Northrop A winner from New York? Again? Oh, someone won the jackpot! Let me guess California. It's always someone from New Jersey... How many times have you heard that someone won Mega Millions or Powerball only to find out that the winner is from one of these three states? Everyone dreams about winning the lottery so does this mean you should pack your bags and move to California to make it come true? WATCH: Should you mo ...
May 27, 2022, 6:11 pm - Lottery News forum

California Powerball winner steps forward to claim share of $632.6 million jackpot
The waiting and wondering is over By Kate Northrop After over four months, the California winner of half of the $632.6 million Powerball jackpot drawn in January has come forward to claim their share of the massive prize. The wait is finally over. Orlando Zavala Lozano is one of the two winners who split the $632.6 million Powerball jackpot drawn on Jan. 5, 2022. When Lozano picked up a Powerball ticket at the 7-Eleven on the corner of Wyndham Drive and Valley Hi Drive in Sacra ...
May 24, 2022, 12:56 pm - Lottery News forum

82-year-old Virginia Lottery winner of $285,316 won't quit his job
Lottery winner who loves his job refuses to retire By Kate Northrop A lottery player who won a six-figure prize could easily put the sum toward a nice, quiet retirement, but one such winner refuses to quit doing what he loves. Vicente Mosquera is loving life as a waiter in an Italian restaurant, but things got even sweeter when he won a $285,316 prize in the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 game. Even with the six-figure sum pocketed away for a rainy day, the 82-year-old winner doesn' ...
May 23, 2022, 12:13 pm - Lottery News forum