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Michigan woman instantly quit job after winning $310M Powerball jackpot
Includes video report By Todd Northrop A Michigan woman found out she was the winner of the $310 million Powerball jackpot while sitting in the drive-thru at McDonald's. Julie Leach, 50, of Three Rivers, Michigan, was introduced as the big winner during a press conference on Tuesday held by the Michigan Lottery. Leach was a supervisor at Aquatic Bathware, a Michigan fiberglass factory, where she has worked for the past 23 years. Leach learned she was the big winner while she was at ...
Oct 6, 2015, 1:03 pm - Lottery News forum

Oregon man claims $6.3 million Arizona Lottery jackpot
By Todd Northrop An Oregon man who purchased a lottery ticket in Arizona is now a multi-millionaire. Frederick Hallwyler purchased a few lottery tickets while visiting Arizona, including four quick picks for The Pick drawing on Saturday, Sept. 26, from a vending machine at a Fry's Food Store in Avondale. He returned to Portland and remembered to check his tickets three days later. What he found out was that one of his tickets matched all six numbers for the $6,285,618 jackpot. Hallwy ...
Oct 2, 2015, 12:22 pm - Lottery News forum

Winning Powerball lottery ticket worth $310 million sold in Michigan
By Todd Northrop One lucky Michigan lottery player in possession of a Powerball ticket containing the numbers 21, 39, 40, 55, and 59, with Powerball number 17, just became a whole lot richer. After all the proceeds were tallied Wednesday night, the Powerball jackpot stood at $310.5 million. It was the second-largest Powerball jackpot prize offered this year. The winning ticket was sold at a Shell gas station in Three Rivers, Michigan. Customers and employees were at the gas station last ...
Oct 1, 2015, 8:03 am - Lottery News forum

$301 MILLION: Huge Powerball jackpot on tap for this week
By Todd Northrop This week Powerball will be the hot ticket, featuring a jackpot larger than any other United States lottery drawing in more than seven months. The new high-water mark of $301 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $267 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Saturday's Powerball jackpot is $191.4 million the 19th-largest ever recorded in United States lottery history. Players looki ...
Sep 27, 2015, 8:12 am - Lottery News forum

Florida man wins $10M lotto jackpot with fortune cookie numbers
A Florida man who won a $10 million lottery jackpot claims the lucky numbers came from a fortune cookie. Richard Davis, 66, of Boca Raton, said he only occasionally plays the lottery, using the same five sets of numbers one for each time he visited the eatery that came from fortune cookies he received from a North Carolina restaurant, he told the Florida Lottery. Out of the five tickets he bought recently, he learned one was the winner of the Florida Lotto game jackpot at a Publix grocery ...
Sep 17, 2015, 9:33 am - Lottery News forum

Wyoming Lottery has its first $1 million winner
By Todd Northrop Wyoming Lottery history was made during Monday's drawing as one lucky ticket laid claim to Cowboy Draw's first million dollar jackpot. A customer at an east Casper grocery store purchased WyoLotto's first $1 million Cowboy Draw ticket on Sunday, the Wyoming Lottery Corporation announced. The winning ticket was bought at Ridley's grocery store at 300 East Wyoming Boulevard in Casper. The winning numbers for Monday's drawing were 5, 10, 16, 23, and 31. Monday's adverti ...
Sep 15, 2015, 7:40 am - Lottery News forum

Former teacher wins Wisconsin's largest Megabucks jackpot ever
Bought winning ticket while running to the store for milk By Todd Northrop A former high school teacher won Wisconsin's biggest Megabucks jackpot ever, thanks to a quick trip to pick up a gallon of milk. John Rumpel, of Milwaukee, won $22.2 million from a Megabucks drawing, the Wisconsin Lottery said in a news release on Friday, marking the biggest Megabucks jackpot ever since the game began in 1992. The winning numbers from the Saturday, May 30 Megabucks drawing were 21, 22, 34, 36, ...
Aug 11, 2015, 11:29 am - Lottery News forum

Michigan lottery winner gives store clerk his car
Generous winner remains anonymous Paying it forward is the plan for a loyal Michigan Lottery player from Otsego County who won a $13.1 million Lotto 47 jackpot. The man, who chose to remain anonymous, matched the numbers drawn in Wednesday night's Lotto 47 drawing 1, 6, 25, 32, 34, and 41 to win the $13.1 million jackpot. The prize is the fourth largest Lotto 47 jackpot ever won. He bought his winning ticket at DerMiner's Parkside Market, located at 7131 Old Highway 27 South in Gaylord. ...
Jul 30, 2015, 11:33 am - Lottery News forum

St. Louis city employees claim $70 million Powerball jackpot
St. Louis' newest millionaires are two city employees who bought a winning Powerball ticket this month. Tom Rea, a building maintenance supervisor for the city's department of corrections and his wife, Catherine Ruggeri-Rea, the city's courts administrator, were announced as the winners of a $70 million jackpot at a news conference Wednesday morning. Rea, 62, has worked for the city for 40 years. Ruggeri-Rea, 61, has been the city's courts administrator for nearly 10 years. Rea bought t ...
Jul 30, 2015, 11:21 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia truck driver claims Mega Millions jackpot in Pa.
A professional truck driver for nearly 30 years will be retiring early thanks to a lottery ticket he purchased at a Pennsylvania travel plaza. On Wednesday, Steven Peloquin claimed a $91.8 million Mega Millions jackpot from the July 21 drawing. It is the second jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket sold by the Pennsylvania Lottery and the fourth-largest prize awarded in the Lottery's history. Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko presented a ceremonial check for $91,781,644.00 to Peloqu ...
Jul 29, 2015, 9:58 pm - Lottery News forum