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20 co-workers share largest Lotto Max jackpot ever
Claudine Forget said she feared the worst when her colleague began chatting with her online this past weekend by saying: Call me it's urgent. He told me to sit down, said Forget, who works the night shift for hardware retailer Rona Inc. south of Montreal. I told him to stop. I thought something had happened to his family. Then he said we won $55 million. Forget and all but one of her co-winners graveyard shift workers who bought the Lotto Max ticket together collected their windfall ...
Jul 21, 2015, 9:50 am - Lottery News forum

Rural Kansas couple wins $9.85 million Hot Lotto jackpot
When Stephen Harrod checked his Hot Lotto ticket in the early morning on July 2nd to find out the prize amount, the convenience store clerk couldn't believe her eyes. She scanned (the ticket) and she went 'oh my,' Harrod said as he recounted the story later that afternoon at the Kansas Lottery headquarters, 128 N. Kansas Ave. She got her glasses and wrote it down on a piece of paper and gave it to me. I said, 'no way.' The computer showed Harrod had hit the $9.85 million Hot Lotto jackpo ...
Jul 10, 2015, 8:01 am - Lottery News forum

Arizona $188.9M Powerball winner claims prize
By Todd Northrop Arizona Lottery officials say the winner of the $188.9 million Powerball jackpot has come forward to claim the prize from the June 3 drawing. The Powerball prize money was claimed well within the 180-day time period that is given to the winner to claim the money. According to an AP report, the winner asked not to be identified, and lottery officials didn't release any details on the person's gender, age or hometown Tuesday. Earlier this year, state lawmakers overwhel ...
Jun 16, 2015, 7:24 pm - Lottery News forum

UK lottery player claims £93M EuroMillions jackpot
The holder of a jackpot-winning EuroMillions ticket bought in the UK has come forward to claim their 93,388,943 (US$145 million) prize, lottery operator Camelot has confirmed. The identity of the winner is still unknown, and they can choose to remain anonymous if they wish. The prize is the biggest in the UK this year and the sixth-biggest ever in the country. The winner could receive their money by Monday, Camelot said. We're delighted Friday's ticket-holder has come forward to cla ...
Jun 15, 2015, 8:29 am - Lottery News forum

NY plumber wins $136M Powerball jackpot, splits it with son
A New York plumber and his son are multimillionaires after sitting on a winning Powerball ticket because they thought the jackpot had been won by a teacher. Anthony Perosi of Staten Island says he was on his way to do an inspection March 14 when he stopped at the 7-Eleven where he always buys lottery tickets when he is in the area. Perosi, 56, was at a bar a week later when another patron said the winning Powerball ticket had been won at that same 7-Eleven. The bartender, he says, told him ...
Jun 7, 2015, 8:45 am - Lottery News forum

Arizona lottery ticket wins $188M Powerball jackpot
Update: retailer information and new anonymity law By Todd Northrop If you bought your Powerball ticket in Arizona, it's time to give it some extra scrutiny this morning, since one of the Powerball tickets sold in Arizona for the Wednesday drawing is now worth $188.9 million. It's the seventh time the Powerball jackpot has been won this year the largest since Feb. 11, when three tickets sold in from North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas split a $564.1 million grand prize. The winning ...
Jun 4, 2015, 7:47 am - Lottery News forum

Irish lottery pool playing same numbers for 27 years wins €5.9 million
A lottery pool that has been playing the same numbers in the weekly Ireland Lotto draw for 27 years has finally seen them win big. The group of seven have won 5,900,958 (US$6.6 million) between them giving each an individual share of 842,994 (US$950,000). The winning ticket was bought at Tesco on Ash Road in Mullingar, Co Westmeath on May 9th. Since the 1980s Speaking about the win, a member of the group said, We've played the same numbers since Lotto began in 1988 and the most we'd ...
Jun 3, 2015, 11:00 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois lottery ticket wins $260M Mega Millions jackpot
By Todd Northrop One lucky Illinois lottery player is a whole lot happier today, after they won a Mega Millions jackpot worth an estimated $260 million Tuesday night. It's the fourth time the Mega Millions jackpot has been won this year. Another Illinois player took home $265 million on January 16, and New Yorkers claimed back-to-back jackpots on February 27 ($127 million) and March 24 ($59 million). Last night's jackpot win is the second-largest prize in Illinois Lottery history, and t ...
Jun 3, 2015, 7:28 am - Lottery News forum

Two mega lottery jackpots up for grabs this week
Powerball, Mega Millions climb to a combined $441 million By Todd Northrop The USA's two powerhouse multi-state lottery games have been steadily growing their jackpots over the past several weeks, and this week they offer a combined $441 million to lottery players who will take a chance to beat the odds. Up first is Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing, featuring a whopping $253 million grand prize. It has been more than two months since the Mega Millions jackpot was won, and it has been get ...
Jun 1, 2015, 8:56 pm - Lottery News forum

Wisconsin Lottery's Megabucks jackpot hits record high
By Todd Northrop Officials with the Wisconsin Lottery said the Megabucks jackpot is currently at a record high for its next drawing on Saturday. The jackpot is at $21.4 million. The last time the jackpot was this big was in 2001 when the jackpot was $20.3 million, according to a release. Wisconsin is the only state that offers the Megabucks game it is not a multi-state game. If a winner of the $21.4 million jackpot were to choose the cash payout, they would get a lump sum of $15.2 ...
May 15, 2015, 11:41 am - Lottery News forum