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Oregon man finds $1 million lottery ticket 8 days before it expired
An Oregon man recently discovered a year-old winning lotto ticket in his home office that he was cleaning, according to the Oregon Lottery. Amazingly, the lucky man Joemel Panisa found the ticket just eight days before it expired, the Oregon Lottery said in a news release on Wednesday. The ticket was worth $1 million. Panisa was able to claim the ticket just in the nick of time, and he is officially now the fourth Mega Millions $1 million winner from Oregon since the game was offered in th ...
Jan 12, 2017, 5:24 pm - Lottery News forum

$49M Texas Mega Millions jackpot claimed by trust
By Todd Northrop The $49 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot won in Texas this past October was claimed this week by a trust, effectively keeping the real winner anonymous. The trust is humorously titled, It Will Buy Me a Boat Revocable Trust Dated November 16, 2016 . Garon R. Horton, an attorney from the Horton Law Firm in Rockwall, is the Trustee. The winning Mega Millions numbers drawn on Oct. 11, 2016, were 36, 39, 42, 45, and 48, with Mega Ball number 3. The claimant selected ...
Nov 18, 2016, 3:58 pm - Lottery News forum

Minnesota man comes up with 2nd big lottery win
A Minnesota man has claimed his second major lottery prize in less than 17 months, hitting a Gopher 5 jackpot last week worth nearly $875,000. Anthony Fusaro of Plymouth, Minnesota, won $1 million playing Mega Millions just last year. It's just pure luck, the 46-year-old Fusaro said in a statement issued Monday by lottery officials. I've always believed it would happen again. Fusaro won an $874,766 Gopher 5 jackpot in Friday's drawing. He claimed his Mega Millions prize in June 2015. ...
Nov 2, 2016, 1:11 pm - Lottery News forum

Woman receives realistic lottery scam letter, check
Includes video report Something that many people would want to hear is, You've won the lottery! When the information comes from a scammer trying to steal your money, beware. It's no game. With two months left before Christmas, thousands of these letters will likely be mailed. The Federal Trade Commission is warning people to watch out for fake lottery scams involving the fraudulent use of the Mega Millions name or logo. Some of the phony names being used include Mega Millions Mobile Lotter ...
Oct 27, 2016, 8:01 am - Lottery News forum

Retiree claims $7.5M Georgia Mega Millions prize
Christina Ford of Dallas, Georgia, came forward Tuesday as the winner of Georgia's unclaimed $7,500,000 Mega Millions prize. She was one of two winners to split a $15 million jackpot July 22. Winning numbers for the July 22 Mega Millions drawing were 8, 24, 25, 26, and 30, with Mega Ball number 7. Ford played using the Quik Pik option and was in disbelief when she saw the winning numbers drawn on television. I thought it was a dream, she said. I kept saying, 'Yeah, right. This can't be ...
Oct 25, 2016, 6:18 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois couple claim $134 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
By Todd Northrop The lottery has made our dreams come true! That's what the Illinois winner and his wife exclaimed Tuesday when they claimed a $134 million jackpot from the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game. The winning couple, who claimed the prize in the name of the Elaine Francis Trust, beat the 1-in-259 million odds with a Quick Pick ticket in the Friday, September 16 Mega Millions drawing. The winning numbers drawn that evening were 13, 21, 28, 34, and 40, with Mega Ball ...
Oct 25, 2016, 1:46 pm - Lottery News forum

FBI warns of Mega Millions lottery fraud
The FBI's Atlanta office is warning of a scam involving the Mega Millions Lottery that uses the agency's name, as well as the name of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). People who are contacted receive very convincing fake letters that name the above agencies, and the recipients are told that they are lottery winners, FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett said. The advance-fee part of the scam begins by requiring the so-called winner to transfer, by wire, thousands of dollars to the lot ...
Oct 25, 2016, 1:16 pm - Lottery News forum

Georgia Lottery looking for $7.5M Mega Millions winner
Georgia Lottery officials are trying to solve the case of the missing millionaire. Half of a $15 million jackpot won in Georgia remains unclaimed. The outstanding ticket, worth approximately $7.5 million, is one of two that split the July 22 Mega Millions jackpot prize. Kroger #0634, located at 8876 Dallas Acworth Highway in Dallas, sold the lucky ticket. The second ticket that shared the jackpot prize was purchased in Virginia. Georgia winners have 180 days from the draw date to claim ...
Oct 18, 2016, 11:41 am - Lottery News forum

2 mammoth jackpots won this weekend
By Todd Northrop Two multi-state lottery games gave up millions in their latest drawings as lucky ticketholders snagged the grand prize jackpots. The first big winner matched all six numbers drawn for the estimated $133 million Mega Millions jackpot Friday night. The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased at a BP gas station located at 1000 East Southline Road in Tuscola. The winning Mega Millions numbers were: 13, 21, 28, 34, and 40, with Mega Ball number 15. The Megaplier was 3. T ...
Sep 19, 2016, 11:27 am - Lottery News forum

Indiana family claims $536 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot
Hoosier Lottery helps family remain anonymous First time they ever played Mega Millions Includes video report By Todd Northrop At a press conference Friday it was announced that a family of lifetime Hoosiers anonymously claimed the largest jackpot ever awarded to a single Mega Millions lottery ticket. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosted the press conference Friday morning. The winners were announced to be a family from Hamilton County, Indiana. Those hoping to meet the winne ...
Jul 29, 2016, 12:28 pm - Lottery News forum

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