10 N.J. co-workers will split $216M lottery jackpot
Winners work in the Chubb IT Department
Robert Space got into work at the Chubb Insurance company at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, realized the lottery ticket he was holding matched the winning numbers, and fired off a one-line e-mail to his nine co-workers who had pitched in to buy it.
We won the big one, it read.
The replies came back instantly: Hahahaha wrote one. GREAT. Where do I pick up the cash? joked another. Then they saw the ticket for themselves.
Space and his colleagues hit the s ...
Mar 4, 2009, 9:01 pm - Lottery News forum
California school teachers hit $76M lottery jackpot
A group of 15 teachers and administrators at Shasta Lake School, who've been playing the state lottery together for seven years, picked the winning numbers for a $76 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot that was drawn on Saturday.
I'm happy to say every person who won is at work today, said Helen Herd, principal of Shasta Lake School and one of the region's newest millionaires.
The jackpot was drawn on Saturday and the winning ticket was purchased at a Circle K in town, but the group of school ...
Feb 10, 2009, 11:42 pm - Lottery News forum
Indiana Powerball lottery winners likely to remain anonymous
The winners of a $57.6 million Powerball prize have collected their money without ever showing their faces.
Lottery officials say the identities of people who split the Nov. 22 Powerball jackpot may never be made public.
A lawyer and an accountant representing SWS Investments, LLC, a group of between eight and 13 people , collected the winnings Tuesday at Hoosier Lottery headquarters in Indianapolis.
Lottery officials say the winners wished to remain anonymous. The group decided to take ...
Dec 24, 2008, 12:35 pm - Lottery News forum
Piqua lottery winners sued by co-workers
Four Piqua residents are suing their city co-workers who won the $207 million Mega Millions lottery earlier this month, claiming the winners didn't keep their word about sharing any winnings with all regular players.
And they want $41 million.
A lawsuit claiming breach of contract and conversion was filed Tuesday, Dec. 23, in Miami County Common Pleas Court by Doug Harter, Israel Carnes, Tammy K. Wright and Jon Litchfield, all of Piqua.
Named as defendants are winners: Kenny Kirby, John ...
Dec 23, 2008, 8:48 pm - Lottery News forum
Piqua lottery winners unveiled to cheers, tears of joy
New vehicles and new houses are on the horizon for many of the 15 multimillionaires in town.
Even more important is the security they want the money to bring to their families, winners of the $207 million Mega Millions lottery said as their identities were revealed Wednesday, Dec. 17.
My mom, she won't stop crying. My sister, she won't stop crying, said Jolaine Routson, 46, a Piqua city Parks and Recreation department worker.
She's one of 14 city workers and one worker's father-in-law ...
Dec 18, 2008, 9:46 am - Lottery News forum
22 postal workers win $10.2M Powerball lottery jackpot
The 22 postal workers had been playing the lottery together for years, sharing the disappointment of regular failures with the grim resolve of the always hopeful.
But now, the 22, who work at the Philadelphia Bulk Mail Center, on Byberry Road near Woodhaven, are sharing the joy of winning the $10.2 million Powerball lottery jackpot on Saturday.
The Powerball winners did not want to go on camera and talk about their good fortunes just yet but they call themselves the Lucky 22 .
Joseph Ma ...
Oct 8, 2008, 8:00 pm - Lottery News forum
Group of nine claims $207M Powerball lottery jackpot
Nine friends from Roswell came to the New Mexico Lottery today to collect a Powerball jackpot of $206.9 million the New Mexico Lottery's largest prize ever.
The nine winners are Carl and Holly Baldwin, Kevin and Jessica Breedyk, Ron and Cindy Miller, Ryan and Nicole Miller, and Randy Miller. The friends elected to take the prize in a cash payment of $102.9 million rather than the annuity option of 30 payments over 29 years.
I Started Bawling
With money chipped in by her friends, a d ...
Oct 3, 2008, 5:25 pm - Lottery News forum
A life of leisure doesn't cut it for lottery winner
A hairdresser who won a lottery jackpot as part of an office pool has opened her own hair salon just yards from the shop where she used to work.
Natalie McGuire, 27, was part of a pool of fellow employees that won a 2.9 million (US$5.4 million) UK National Lotto jackpot last year.
But after living the high life and visiting places like exotic Mauritius in the Indian Ocean she has opened her own salon employing three of the other girls from her pool.
Natalie, from Castlemilk, said, The s ...
Aug 25, 2008, 9:27 am - Lottery News forum
14 friends split $400,000 Powerball lottery prize
Fifteen friends who have been playing New Mexico Lottery games as a pool for six years claimed a $400,000 Powerball prize on Monday.
The friends mostly co-workers at Albuquerque Public Schools pooled $28 to buy tickets for the June 7 Powerball drawing. They purchased 14 tickets at $1 each and then spent an additional $1 to add Power Play to each wager. Power Play multiplies non-jackpot prizes between two and five times, depending on the Power Play number drawn.
On Sunday morning, the f ...
Jun 11, 2008, 9:15 am - Lottery News forum
Man quits lottery pool, then wins with Quick Pick
Mark Weir won a 2.7 million (US $5.3 million) Lotto jackpot, and then told the members of his former lottery pool, You won't get a penny .
Father-of-two Mark, 45, hit the jackpot with a 1 Quick Pick ticket he bought in last Wednesday's UK National Lottery draw after failing to win anything for years in his office lottery pool.
As he picked up his winnings yesterday, plastics factory machine operator Mark, from Darlington, Co Durham, said, The lads at work won't be getting a share.
May 28, 2008, 8:57 am - Lottery News forum