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UK couple helps bring grandchildren into world with £1 million lottery prize
Grandparents' win is both life changing and life giving By Kate Northrop A UK couple used their 1 million (US$1,219,244) lottery prize to fund their daughter's medical procedures that would help her bring two children into the world. Claire Pritchard, 39, was struggling to conceive, but a 1 million lottery prize that her parents won made it possible for her to expand her family by two. Jeff and Davinia Pritchard, who won the life-changing prize in the UK-only EuroMillions Milli ...
Jun 14, 2022, 7:44 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery winners use £1 million EuroMillions prize to help fund daughters' IVF treatments
New grandparents feel like double-lucky winners By Kate Northrop A couple who won 1 million (US$1,310,575) in a EuroMillions raffle in February 2018 are feeling like they won twice after they used the prize to fund successful IVF treatments for their two daughters. Ruth and Mark Chalmers, 61 and 60, wanted to help their daughters have children after landing a 1 million prize in the lottery, and now they are celebrating life as new grandparents. Having children was a struggle fo ...
Mar 11, 2022, 6:44 am - Lottery News forum

Spain's huge Christmas lottery offers distraction from virus
Spaniards looking for a respite from the pandemic's gloom and doom turned their attention Wednesday to a rite that for more than two centuries has marked the beginning of the festive period: the country's bumper Christmas lottery, known as El Gordo, or The Fat One. The draw, held annually since 1812, dished out a total of 2.4 billion (US$2.7 billion) in prizes this year, or 70% of the proceeds from ticket sales. The top-prize number holder number 86148 this year gets 400,000 (US$450,000 ...
Dec 22, 2021, 1:08 pm - Lottery News forum

New Jersey Lottery announces return of New Year's Raffle after 13 years
One lucky winner to emerge $2 million richer on New Year's Day By Kate Northrop After over a decade, the New Jersey Lottery is bringing back a statewide raffle that will award one lucky player a $2 million grand prize, as well as hundreds of other cash prizes. Beginning Mon., Nov. 22, 500,000 raffle tickets will be up for grabs at $20 each for entry into a series of drawings that could award prizes ranging from $500 all the way up to $2 million. It's been 13 years since we have ...
Nov 18, 2021, 8:11 am - Lottery News forum

Thief steals handbag with winning €125,000 lottery ticket inside
Caught after making a big purchase By Kate Northrop A thief who stole a purse with a winning lottery ticket worth 125,000 (US$152,000) inside has finally been caught after he used the money to buy a house. On May 31, the Guardia Civil, law enforcement in Spain, arrested an unnamed 52-year-old man at the house he bought in Valencia with the winnings he stole. The theft took place on Dec. 19, 2020. Video surveillance footage in a restaurant shows the man walking past a woman seated at ...
Jun 14, 2021, 12:45 pm - Lottery News forum

El Gordo awards over €2.4 billion in famous Christmas raffle
Winning numbers for top prizes announced this morning By Kate Northrop The Spanish Lottery has released the winning numbers for El Gordo (The Fat One), the most well-known, largest raffle in history, measured by prize payout. In 2020, the Christmas raffle is handing out over 2.4 billion (US$ 2.9 billion) in prizes. That's 28 million (US$34 million) more than last year. Traditionally, two children from the San Ildefonso school sing out the winning five-digit number for the 4 million (US$ ...
Dec 22, 2020, 11:59 am - Lottery News forum

Canadian siblings split $1 million Lotto 6/49 prize
I thought somebody was playing a joke! By Kate Northrop A brother and sister from Alberta, Canada, were both skeptical when they scanned their lottery ticket and found that it was the winner of a $1 million (US$766,270) Lotto 6/49 prize for the Guaranteed Prize Draw on Nov. 4. Guaranteed Prize Draw is a $1 million bonus raffle drawing that all Lotto 6/49 tickets are automatically entered into each drawing. David and Betty Holst could not believe their luck, so much so that they eac ...
Nov 18, 2020, 3:12 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery Post's guide to 2020 holiday raffles
By Kate Northrop For many lottery players, the upcoming holiday season represents the return of raffle games, many of which offer their best odds of winning $1 million or more. At Lottery Post, we've always held pride in our detailed lottery results reporting, even for special drawings like raffles that are often overlooked. In 2020 we continue that tradition, and we'll publish the winning raffle numbers in each state and country conducting a raffle drawing this year. Back in 2005, when ...
Nov 11, 2020, 8:05 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

Oregon Lottery draws winning 2020 St. Patrick's Day Raffle numbers
The Oregon Lottery has announced the winning numbers for the St. Patrick's Day Raffle. The winning number for the top prize of $1 million is 080948. A total of 1,801 winning numbers were drawn for the raffle, including 300 prizes of $500 and 1,500 prizes of $100. All winning numbers can be viewed by visiting Lottery Post's Oregon Lottery Results page, in the Raffle Results and Special Draws section. Those with winning tickets for $500 and $100 can claim their prizes at any Oregon Lot ...
Mar 18, 2020, 10:16 am - Lottery News forum

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