Little store is a Lotto hot spot
Third jackpot winner since 2000 purchased lucky ticket good for $72 million
The mysterious good luck of Lichine's Liquor and Deli continues to grow.
Since 2000, the California State Lottery machines at Lichine's have spit out SuperLotto Plus jackpots three times most recently on Saturday.
The lucky ticket over the weekend is good for $72 million. The holder of the ticket had not yet come forward on Monday.
But the jackpot is enough to get some people thinking there's something spec ...
Mar 22, 2007, 12:39 pm - Lottery News forum
N.J. man hits jackpot: He's engaged to lottery winners' daughter
N.J. man will wed the daughter of a New Jersey couple who won half the record $390 million Mega Millions jackpot.
A Titusville, New Jersey, man has close ties with a New Jersey couple who claimed half of the record $390 million Mega Millions jackpot Monday.
Tyler Sampson, a 1996 graduate of Titusville High School and owner of investment properties in the city, is engaged to the daughter of lottery winners Elaine and Harold Messner, sources said. The woman's name was not available for pub ...
Mar 22, 2007, 11:00 am - Lottery News forum
'Lucky guy' sells ticket that wins half of $42 mllion Lotto jackpot
Shortly after arriving in the United States from Vietnam 14 years ago, Kiet Ho says, he won $25,000 in Florida lottery games three years in a row.
Since then, he has been known around Margate as a lucky guy.
On Sunday Ho's luck struck again, but this time for a customer who won half of a $42 million jackpot after purchasing a ticket from him Saturday night at the Margate Chevron Gas Station, 5200 W. Sample Road.
I'm happy for the guy, Ho said Sunday afternoon. I'm lucky every time.
Feb 13, 2007, 8:22 am - Lottery News forum
Minnesota lottery player claims Powerball jackpot
Michael Hawes and his fiancee were so tickled their baby boy survived a premature birth that they named him Lucky. On Tuesday, the kid had his own reason to be happy: His old man just won $47 million.
Hawes, 46, said he had no idea he held the winning ticket in the Nov. 1 drawing until Monday afternoon, when he stopped at a Cub Foods supermarket in Bloomington to buy some pop. While he was there, he decided to get some tickets in his wallet scanned.
I brought it to New York and wandered ...
Dec 7, 2006, 10:15 am - Lottery News forum
Texas woman wins lottery millions second time
Joan Ginther is a lucky woman indeed.
Not only was she the proud recipient of a $5.4 million jackpot prize from Lotto Texas drawing in July 1993, but Thursday she met with the Texas Lottery Commission in Austin to claim another $2 million in prize money.
Ginther, a former Bishop resident who visits the city frequently to care for her father, bought a Holiday Millionaire scratch-off ticket for $30 at the Diamond Shamrock at 525 S. 14th St. in Kingsville. She lives in Las Vegas, according ...
Apr 8, 2006, 9:39 am - Lottery News forum