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Group finds winning lottery ticket a month after the drawing
A lottery pool of shop workers who play the UK Lotto spoke today of their delight at discovering that an unchecked lottery ticket left in their office was worth 5 million (US$9.4 million).The winning ticket was found in a plastic cup a full month after the lucky workers numbers came up in the Christmas Eve Lotto Superdraw, matching numbers 15, 19, 24, 36, 37 and 49.The 12 members of the pool, who worked at Pennys clothes shop and Penmark Cards, in Allestree, Derbyshire, could not conceal their ...
Jan 26, 2005, 10:47 am - Lottery News forum

Loyal Staff Stays on the Job after Lottery Jackpot Win
A group of 25 factory workers today pledged to finish an important order for their bosses, despite scooping a UK National Lottery jackpot of more than 14 million (US$26.3 million).Each member of the winning syndicate at Gymphlex Sportswear manufacturers netted 577,858.76 (US$1,085,852) in Wednesdays draw.But the group, who make up about a third of the workforce at the firm, were in bright and early the next day to work on an important overseas order.Speaking as they celebrated at the factory i ...
Jan 24, 2005, 9:21 am - Lottery News forum

UK National Lottery gives $22.5 million to tsunami appeal
The UK National Lottery today pledged 12 million towards reconstruction projects in the wake of the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster.The Big Lottery Fund, which distributes lottery cash to good causes, said the money would fund a three-year programme to help rebuild communities and restore local infrastructure.Sir Clive Booth, the chairman of the fund, said the lottery wanted to respond quickly and effectively to public opinion that lottery cash should go to devastated areas.He said: Money is n ...
Jan 6, 2005, 10:11 am - Lottery News forum

UK officials consider donating unclaimed lottery prizes to tsunami aid
Calls are growing for national lottery operator Camelot to donate the 16.3 million (US$30.9 million) worth of unclaimed winnings from last year to Asia's tsunami appeal. I think it's a wonderful opportunity for Camelot. I can't imagine how they could possibly say 'no,' said Labour MP Stephen Pound. If the money isn't claimed, let's put it where it can actually do some real good, he told BBC Radio on Tuesday. What on earth could be wrong with that? Camelot says 16.3 million (US$30.9 million) ...
Jan 4, 2005, 11:17 am - Lottery News forum

Huge UK Lotto prizes yet to be claimed
The UK National Lottery operator Camelot has launched a New Year search for the winners of 16.3 million (US$30.9 million) in unclaimed prize money from last year.The biggest outstanding ticket was bought in Belfast in August and is now worth 7 million (US$13.3 million) - if anyone can find it.Winners have 180 days to claim their prizes before the money is donated to arts, sports and community groups.Anyone who believes they have a winning ticket can call the National Lottery line on 0845 910 0 ...
Jan 4, 2005, 8:13 am - Lottery News forum

Young Couple Wins £5 Million UK Lotto Jackpot
A young couple are celebrating today after scooping a 5 million (US$9.6 million) Lottery jackpot.The couple, who have a five-month-old baby, won the early Christmas present on the Christmas Eve Lotto Superdraw.Lottery officials are due to reveal further details about the couple, from Porth, south Wales, at a press conference at the Vale of Glamorgan Country Club later this morning.But a Camelot spokeswoman said that the 20-year-old man is a software tester and his 21-year-old partner is a home- ...
Dec 30, 2004, 8:31 am - Lottery News forum

Secret Lottery millionaire leaves fortune to charities
A reclusive elderly woman has left her secret Lottery fortune to charity.Gail German hit the jackpot when she won 1 million (US$1.92 million) playing the UK Lotto, but no one in the tiny hamlet where she lived knew about it.When she died, most of the money was split between her local church, a hospital and hospices.Despite the big win, she continued to live alone in the small rural cottage where she had grown up until her death, aged 53.She left the house and its garden in Catsash, near Newport ...
Dec 29, 2004, 8:26 am - Lottery News forum

Four tickets win UK Lotto jackpot
Four lucky tickets have matched all six numbers drawn Saturday to win the 4.5 million (US$8.8 million) UK Lotto jackpot, according to National Lottery operator Camelot.The winning Lotto numbers were 5, 16, 22, 25, 27 and 30; the bonus ball was 33. The prize fund was 16.7 million (US$32.5 million).Draw machine Garnet and set of balls seven were used.The four winners will get 1.1 million (US$2.14 million) each while 16 ticketholders won 86,000 (US$167,461) each for matching 5 numbers and the ...
Dec 20, 2004, 8:29 am - Lottery News forum

Study Proves Number Bias in UK Lottery
When you next select your lottery numbers, be sure to pick 38. That is the conclusion of a previously unpublished report by the National Lottery Commission, which unearthed a series of statistical anomalies that, taken at face value, suggest the lottery might not be as random as was previously thought.Completed in early 2002, the nine-page document entitled 'The Randomness of the National Lottery' was meant to offer irrefutable proof that it was random. But the statisticians who produced the rep ...
Dec 11, 2004, 9:00 pm - Lottery News forum

North Wales couple hit UK Lotto jackpot
A retired school cook has scooped a 721,000 (US$1.4 million) lottery jackpot in the UK National Lottery.Eluned May Jones, 67, of Minffordd, near Penrhyndeudraeth, was one of four who shared Wednesday's 2.8m (US$5.4 million) top prize last week.The former assistant cook at Ysgol Cefn Coch has been trying for a decade, winning no more than the occasional 10 (US$19.22).Eluned, who runs a bed and breakfast with husband Ben, has stuck to the same numbers from the start.In recent years she has adde ...
Dec 9, 2004, 8:30 am - Lottery News forum