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New Zealand man wins $1M lottery after someone cut him in line
A patient New Zealand Lotto player bagged a cool $1 million, all thanks to a pushy patron who decided to cut him in line. The Tauranga winner of last week's $1 million Wednesday Lotto draw has put his win down to good karma . The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, bought his lucky ticket from Pak N Save Papamoa on his way home from work. I was waiting in line at the Lotto shop and another customer nipped in front of me, explained the winner in a written statement from Lotto New Ze ...
Sep 29, 2016, 9:34 am - Lottery News forum

After cheating death in plane crash, Indian man wins $1M lottery days later
After surviving a fiery plane crash, an Indian man has beaten the odds again, this time winning $1 million in the lottery. Mohammad Basheer Abdul Khadar, 62, of Dubai, was on board Emirates Flight 521 when it burst into flames and skidded after landing at the Dubai International airport on Aug. 3. His lucky ticket number 0845 was drawn Tuesaday in the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire at Concourse A at Dubai International Airport, winning him a cool $1 million (Dh3.67 million). Ind ...
Aug 11, 2016, 8:22 am - Lottery News forum

Big payouts for Connecticut Lottery numbers players
Thousands of players of the Connecticut Lottery's Play 3 and Play 4 games are lining their pockets with some extra cash this weekend. When the numbers drawn were all fives in Thursday's Connecticut Play 4 Day drawing, it set the stage for a big payday for almost 1,000 people. Lottery officials said the daily numbers game drawing Thursday of 5-5-5-5 meant 947 tickets were winners. The total payout will amount to $3.4 million the third largest prize payout in the history of the game. Indi ...
Sep 12, 2015, 9:19 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian lightning strike survivor wins lottery
Defies odds of 1 in 2.6 trillion of both events happening to one person Lucky would be an understatement to describe one man in Canada. Peter McCathie survived being hit by lightning when he was a teenager and now he's won the lottery both events combined come to about a 1 in 2.6 trillion chance. McCathie is splitting the $1 million Lotto 6/49 prize with co-worker Diana Miller, the Atlantic Lottery told ABC News today. He's getting an additional $10,000 since he owns the Amherst Shor ...
Jul 23, 2015, 12:01 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery mystery yields clues to $7.5 million prize
This story has been removed at the author's request. By Peter Mucha, Philly.com Third of three parts See Part 1 and Part 2 Ever notice that instant lottery tickets are consecutively numbered? Ever wonder if those numbers could help in a hunt for riches? They theoretically can, at least in Texas. They helped us create a list, predicting the whereabouts of a missing $7.5 million ticket. A $50 scratch-off game called $7,500,000 Fortune started out with three top prizes among a ...
Jul 3, 2014, 8:16 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery legend Joan Ginther known as bigtime ticket buyer
This story has been removed at the author's request. By Peter Micha, Philly.com People confirm what statistics suggest: Lottery legend Joan Ginther bought thousands of high-priced scratch-off tickets on her way to winning millions of dollars four times. A store clerk named Victoria said she sold Ginther countless tickets, entire rolls of $50 scratch-offs at a time, according to a report by Houston TV station KPRC. And that was at just one of eight stores in and around Ginther's home ...
Jul 2, 2014, 3:59 pm - Lottery News forum

How lottery legend Joan Ginther used odds, Uncle Sam to win millions
This story has been removed at the author's request. By Peter Mucha, Philly.com Second of three parts See Part 1 Joan Ginther wasn't necessarily lottery loco. Maybe it wasn't a case of dumb luck, but smart luck. She may have purchased at least 80,000 pricey tickets worth $2 million or more, according to expert analysis of 28 instant prizes she won, including three totalling $15 million. If she also was the source of two dozen lesser wins by her friend Anna Morales, Ginther mig ...
Jul 2, 2014, 10:07 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery's 'luckiest woman' bet flabbergasting sums on scratch-offs
This story has been removed at the author's request. By Peter Mucha, Philly.com First of three parts For years, people who dream of beating the lottery have puzzled over the amazing case of Joan Ginther, who made headlines around the world by scratching off 10MILL on a $50 instant ticket in June 2010 to win her fourth multimillion-dollar prize. Skeptics wondered if she cheated or had an ingenious system for pinpointing winners. After all, Ginther received a Ph.D. from Stanford and ...
Jul 2, 2014, 8:26 am - Lottery News forum

Lucky woman buying lottery ticket narrowly escapes truck crash
Includes video report Surveillance cameras captured amazing video of a woman who barely escaped with her life when a truck crashed into a grocery store in the Park Manor, Illinois, neighborhood Friday afternoon. It happened at the Farmers Food Basket at 71st and Martin Luther King Drive. Witnesses say a Ford pickup truck hit two other vehicles in the intersection, then careened into the front of the store. The woman, who was buying lottery tickets from a vending machine near the site ...
Apr 21, 2014, 11:19 am - Lottery News forum

Stores with past Powerball winners lure crowds
Ticketholders aren't the only ones who benefit from a win like the one expected in Wednesday's Powerball drawing, estimated at $425 million so far. Stores known for selling winning tickets also see their business pick up as superstitious dreamers pour in, hoping luck will strike again. The jackpot for Wednesday's drawing would fetch a single winner a lump-sum payment after taxes of about $244.7 million. While not close to the record $590.5 million Powerball jackpot won by a Florida woman in M ...
Aug 7, 2013, 8:59 am - Lottery News forum

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