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French ticket holder wins record €220 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot
It's the largest EuroMillions jackpot in history By Kate Northrop Someone in France is going to experience some life-altering changes to their finances after scooping up the 220 million (US$256 million) EuroMillions jackpot on Friday, which holds the record for the game's largest prize in its history. One lone ticket in France just ended the EuroMillions fervor after winning the largest jackpot the game has ever seen at an eye-watering 220 million. Lottery players across Europe jumpe ...
Oct 19, 2021, 11:18 am - Lottery News forum

£27 million EuroMillions lottery winner found dead at home
Millionaire with serious illness said that winning the lottery destroyed her life By Kate Northrop A lottery winner of a 27 million (US$37.4 million) EuroMillions jackpot was found dead in her bungalow on Thursday. After winning millions in the Ireland National Lottery in 2013, Margaret Loughrey, then 48, instantly went from being poor, unemployed and struggling to one of the nation's richest individuals. She had just completed her dream home when she was discovered dead this week. E ...
Sep 13, 2021, 8:40 am - Lottery News forum

£148 million Euro Millions lottery winner sells £6.5 million mansion
Winner moves out of lavish estate after all the bad luck it brought By Kate Northrop A lottery winner who won 148 million (US$232.5 million) in a Euro Millions drawing in August 2012 sold the mansion he bought with his lottery winnings at a loss. Not only did Adrian Bayford make headlines in 2012 for claiming the massive jackpot, which was Britain's second-largest Euro Millions win at the time, but now he is making another appearance in the news for selling the home he was dumped i ...
Aug 13, 2021, 5:05 pm - Lottery News forum

UK mom shocked by £1 million EuroMillions win went into labor four weeks early
Couple recalls how life quickly changed after big lottery win By Kate Northrop A mother from the United Kingdom was so thrilled by her 1 million (US$1.4 million) EuroMillions lottery win that she went into labor four weeks early. In February 2019, Natalie Metcalf, 39, and her partner Andy Symes, 43, had found out that their winning code in the EuroMillions game UK Millionaire Maker was drawn. Just as soon as they were about to celebrate, however, baby Poppy had other plans. Metcalf a ...
Jun 24, 2021, 10:36 am - Lottery News forum

Anonymous UK winner claims £122 million EuroMillions jackpot
An anonymous EuroMillions ticket holder has become the United Kingdom's fifth-biggest National Lottery winner after their 122 million (US$168 million) jackpot prize was paid out. Lottery operator Camelot UK Lotteries Limited announced on Friday it had validated and paid out the prize of 122,550,350.80, the jackpot from the EuroMillions draw on April 2. Unless the winner signs an agreement for full publicity, no further information can be released about their win. Camelot's Andy Carter, ...
Apr 12, 2021, 9:10 am - Lottery News forum

UK couple lose out on £182 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot following payment error
Would-be winner is absolutely heartbroken over simple mistake By Kate Northrop Two students from the UK were left devastated after a payment error caused them to lose out on a 182 million (US$254 million) EuroMillions jackpot. The couple experienced an emotional rollercoaster ride of a lifetime when they saw their usual numbers turn up in the EuroMillions drawing on Fri., Feb. 26. Their dreams of reaching multi-millionaire status were suddenly quashed when they discovered that lack of f ...
Mar 3, 2021, 4:17 pm - Lottery News forum

EuroMillons jackpot winners gave away half of £115 million fortune
Couple who won jackpot in 2019 have already given 60 million to charities, friends, and family By Kate Northrop In just nearly two years, an English couple who won a 114.9 million (US$153.7 million) EuroMillions jackpot, the fourth largest awarded by the UK National Lottery since its inception, have already given away half of their winnings to friends, family and charities. Frances, 54, and her husband, Patrick Connolly, 56, found out that they won the massive prize on New Year's Day in ...
Dec 9, 2020, 4:24 pm - Lottery News forum

Dublin woman claims €49.5 million EuroMillions lottery jackpot
It's the 16th time a EuroMillions jackpot has been won in Ireland since the game's inception in 2004 By Kate Northrop The 49.5 million (US$58.35 million) EuroMillions jackpot from the July 21, 2020 draw has officially been claimed by a woman from Dublin as of Friday, but her new reality has yet to sink in. The winner, who claimed the monumental prize anonymously, has had a hard time wrapping her head around the sudden change, even three weeks after she found out that she won the jackpot ...
Aug 10, 2020, 10:37 am - Lottery News forum

Single father wins £1 million from EuroMillions lottery after playing for the first time
Electrician recalls a voice in his head telling him to play the game By Kate Northrop Simon Waddup, 31, entered the National Lottery EuroMillions draw game for the very first time. As luck would have it, the impulse buy earned him a 1 million (US$1.25 million) prize. While shopping at the local Aldi in Coventry, the lucky electrician repeatedly heard a voice in his head telling him to buy a lottery ticket on May 19. The nagging feeling persisted even as Waddup was on his way home. Af ...
Jun 2, 2020, 12:03 pm - Lottery News forum

British man who saved policeman's life during lockdown wins the lottery
A British water quality worker who helped save the life of a policeman after he had a heart attack on the bus during lockdown is celebrating a 1 million (US$1.2 million) lottery win. Anthony Canty, who has worked throughout the coronavirus pandemic and says he plans to continue his job, said he told the officer about his big win in the May 5 draw of the UK's EuroMillions add-on raffle drawing. He said 'good karma happens to good people', the 33-year-old said. Canty, who has two childre ...
May 14, 2020, 9:08 am - Lottery News forum

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