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Wisconsin man claims $120 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
The state's first Mega Millions jackpot winner By Kate Northrop Ten years after selling the first Mega Millions lottery ticket in the state, Wisconsin finally had its first jackpot winner come forward to claim a $120 million Mega Millions prize from the Sept. 15 drawing. Mega Millions went on sale in the state on Jan. 31, 2010. The lucky winner turned out to be Adrian Tongson of Racine, a regular Wisconsin Lottery player who claimed the jackpot last Tuesday, Nov. 10. He offered some ...
Nov 19, 2020, 8:46 pm - Lottery News forum

Trick-or-Treat! Canadian co-workers score $6 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot on Halloween
The holiday has never been sweeter for these lucky winners By Kate Northrop A group of co-workers didn't have to go trick-or-treating this Halloween to get the sweetest reward of them all a Lotto 6/49 jackpot worth $6 million (US$4.6 million). Monday, the British Columbia Lottery sat down with Heewon (Theresa) Choi of Coquitlam to discuss what it was like to discover that she and her group held the lone winning lottery ticket for the Lotto 6/49 draw on Sat., Oct. 31. Choi, the design ...
Nov 10, 2020, 1:43 pm - Lottery News forum

Two tickets win Michigan Lottery's record $32.3 million Lotto 47 jackpot
After 77 consecutive drawings without a winner, the game finally makes two millionaires By Kate Northrop On Saturday night, Nov. 7, the Michigan Lottery held the drawing for its largest-ever Lotto 47 jackpot, which ended up producing two winning tickets for the record-breaking $32.3 million top prize. Two lucky tickets matched the numbers drawn on Saturday night to split the record jackpot, making each ticket worth $16.14 million. Those numbers were 4, 16, 33, 38, 40, and 44. One tic ...
Nov 9, 2020, 12:02 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan Lotto 47 jackpot reaches all-time record $30.25 million
Record-breaking jackpot up for grabs Saturday night after no winners in Wednesday's draw By Kate Northrop The Michigan Lottery's Lotto 47 jackpot has gotten even bigger after Wednesday night's drawing failed to produce a winner. Now at an estimated $30.25 million, it continues to push the record for the game's highest jackpot in history. Michigan players will have a chance Saturday night, Nov. 7, to take home the jackpot valued at $30.25 million, with a cash value of $19.2 million. Acco ...
Nov 6, 2020, 5:02 pm - Lottery News forum

N.C. man rewards friend with new car in return for lucky winning lottery numbers
Because if it weren't for his numbers, I'd still have zero. By Kate Northrop A North Carolina lottery player is ready to give credit where credit is due after his friend suggests five lucky numbers that ended up winning him a share of a Carolina Cash 5 jackpot. After asking five friends to share a set of their own five lucky numbers each, one friend's suggestion won Timothy Lingo of Hillsborough half the jackpot for last Wednesday's Carolina Cash 5 drawing worth $390,814. I said, ...
Oct 22, 2020, 4:08 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian player splits jackpot with himself after buying two identical lottery tickets
An unintentional purchase turned out to be a happy accident By Kate Northrop A player from Alberta, Canada, accidentally purchased two Lotto 6/49 tickets that had the same exact numbers, but he's not sweating the trivial amount he spent on that extra ticket. Instead, he won the entire $5 million (US$3.8 million) jackpot, split into an identical pair of $2.5 million (US$1.9 million) jackpots. Andrew Burke of Calmar mistakenly bought two matching lottery tickets for the Wed., Sept. 16 Lot ...
Oct 21, 2020, 6:08 pm - Lottery News forum

Texas sheriff who won $85 million lottery jackpot arrested for tampering with video evidence
Questions raised over timing of allegations so close to an election By Kate Northrop A lottery winner famous for his role as Sheriff on the now-canceled A E television show Live PD was indicted and arrested for allegedly tampering with video footage that captured crucial moments of the death of a suspect in police custody. Before Robert Chody paved his way to success as Sheriff of Williamson County and star of his very own law enforcement reality television show, he stood with his wife ...
Oct 15, 2020, 9:05 am - Lottery News forum

NC man can reopen business shuttered by COVID-19 thanks to $1.2 million lottery prize
Winnings give business owner much-needed relief after pandemic causes financial struggles By Kate Northrop Many business owners and entrepreneurs saw their businesses and livelihoods shuttered after the coronavirus shutdown. But one North Carolina resident now has a chance to re-open his hair salon after winning a $1.2 million lottery prize. Jeffrey Yi, of Fayetteville, was fortunate enough to win the Sept. 24 Cash 5 jackpot worth $1,247,944 that would help him reopen his hair salon six ...
Oct 4, 2020, 1:05 pm - Lottery News forum

Anonymous New Jersey winner claims $202 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
The first winner to claim a lottery jackpot anonymously in the state By Kate Northrop New Jersey had its very first anonymous winner step forward to claim the $202 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot from the Feb. 11, 2020 drawing. The winner is the first player in the state to decline publicity since New Jersey passed a new law in January 2020 that allows winners to remain anonymous when claiming a lottery prize. The change in the law was well-timed for this lucky player just one ...
Sep 30, 2020, 12:50 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian couple claim second-largest jackpot in NL province
Winners purposefully waited to check tickets to avoid disappointment, but were met with a much bigger shock By Kate Northrop A couple from Newfoundland and Labrador now possess the bragging rights to claiming the second-largest jackpot in the province's history $18.2 million (US$13.6 million). After the Atlantic Lottery announced that the Sat. Sept. 12 Lotto 6/49 jackpot had been won by a lone ticket sold in St. John's, players were kept on their toes while rumors about who won the jack ...
Sep 28, 2020, 2:51 pm - Lottery News forum