Iowa couple misses deadline to cash $100,000 Powerball ticket
Lottery winners plea with Iowa Lottery for extension
By Kate Northrop
A couple who held a winning Powerball lottery ticket worth $100,000 missed the deadline to claim their prize after discovering the rogue ticket in their car mere months too late.
Having returned from a tour in Afghanistan in a wheelchair, Bradly Hanawalt of Des Moines never thought that luck was on his side. While going through his wife's car, he discovered a lone Powerball ticket worth $100,000 and instantly tho ...
Jun 17, 2021, 3:25 pm - Lottery News forum
California woman destroys $26 million lottery ticket in the laundry
Clean clothes but a multi-million dollar mistake
By Kate Northrop
An unnamed woman who bought a California Lottery SuperLotto Plus ticket worth a whopping $26 million almost six months ago admitted that she accidentally laundered it immediately after buying it and stuffing it in her pocket.
The woman purchased the ticket at the ARCO am/pm convenience store on East Imperial Highway in Norwalk for a SuperLotto Plus drawing that took place on Nov. 14, 2020 before entirely ruining her chanc ...
May 17, 2021, 10:00 am - Lottery News forum
Unclaimed Lotto 6/49 ticket worth $1 million expires next month
BCLC urges Vancouver Island residents to check their tickets
By Kate Northrop
The expiration date for an unclaimed Guaranteed Prize Lotto 6/49 ticket worth $1 million is fast approaching, giving the prospective winner just a little over one month to claim the big prize.
The British Columbia Lottery encouraged residents from the northern Vancouver Island region to check their numbers for the drawing on March 18, 2020. The region includes, but is not limited to, municipalities like Alert ...
Feb 3, 2021, 11:37 am - Lottery News forum
€11.3 million Germany Lottery jackpot goes unclaimed
After a three-year search, one of Germany's largest unclaimed prizes returns to the prize pool
By Kate Northrop
After three and a half years of waiting for the winner of a 11.3 million (US$13.9 million) Lotto 6aus49 jackpot to turn up, one of Germany's largest-ever unclaimed prizes is going back into the prize pool.
The winner lost their chance at claiming once-in-a-lifetime riches once the clock struck midnight on New Year's Eve. Even with Germany's generous lottery ticket claim windo ...
Jan 4, 2021, 1:32 pm - Lottery News forum
Ireland Lottery releasing €16 million in unclaimed funds to help battle against COVID-19
Unclaimed Ireland Lottery funds of 16 million (US$17.5 million) are being rapidly released to help battle coronavirus.
The money will see its way towards the frontline as the country ramps-up its response to the unprecedented spread of the lethal disease.
Paschal Donohoe has announced that the windfall from the National Lottery is coming into the government's coffers early.
This will help the Government's efforts now as the country battles to beat back the deadly virus.
The money wil ...
Apr 1, 2020, 2:35 pm - Lottery News forum
Lottery winner never showed up to claim $14.6 million jackpot in Arizona
A lottery player sitting on a $14.6 million jackpot had until the end of Monday to come forward in Arizona or lose it all, officials said. The winner never showed up.
Monday's 5 p.m. deadline came and went and officials still don't know who purchased the ticket, they said.
It's hard to see that not get claimed, Arizona lottery spokeswoman Jacqueline Keidel Martinez said Monday evening.
The ticket holder nailed all six numbers of an in-state game, The Pick, on June 5 setting a 180-day c ...
Dec 3, 2019, 8:17 am - Lottery News forum
Unclaimed $14.6 million Arizona Lottery ticket expires Monday
If you played the Arizona Lottery this past summer, look around the house for lottery tickets you might have missed; you might be sitting on $14.6 million.
The Arizona Lottery said the multimillion dollar The Pick jackpot has still not been claimed since the June 5 drawing. The winning numbers drawn that evening were 4, 14, 22, 24, 28, and 43.
The winning ticket was sold at the Circle K at Litchfield Road and Van Buren Street in Goodyear.
If the ticket is yours, don't delay one moment ...
Nov 30, 2019, 9:02 pm - Lottery News forum
$1 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Texas expires Monday
This holiday season someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Dallas this past Spring has a lot to be thankful for... but only for the next few days.
The unclaimed Powerball ticket purchased for the May 29 drawing is a $1 million winner, but will expire on Monday.
The Quick Pick ticket, purchased at the RS Dollar Plus Store in the 3300 block of Elsie Faye Heggins Street in Dallas, matched all five of the white ball numbers. The winning numbers for the drawing were 3, 32, 34, 42, and 61, wit ...
Nov 23, 2019, 9:31 am - Lottery News forum
Third $1 million lottery prize goes unclaimed in Michigan this year
Michigan residents apparently aren't checking their lottery tickets, as a $1 million prize went unclaimed on Thursday for the third time this year, the state lottery said.
The lottery reported the ticket expired at 4:45 p.m. and was purchased at the Speedway gas station located at 10070 Highland Road in Hartland. The money now goes to the state School Aid Fund, the lottery said.
In Michigan, Powerball tickets are valid for one year after the drawing date. (A list of lottery ticket expirati ...
Oct 4, 2019, 9:07 am - Lottery News forum
Wisconsin lottery winner might miss out on $5.9 million
The biggest Megabucks jackpot won since 2015 nears expiration
The clock is ticking for a Wisconsin lottery winner to claim a $5.9 million lottery jackpot.
Wisconsin Lottery officials said Monday the winning Megabucks ticket was sold Jan. 16 at the Kwik Trip on South Taylor Drive in Sheboygan.
The prize must be claimed by July 15 the end of the 180-day window for a winner to claim a lottery prize.
The winning Megabucks numbers drawn on Jan. 16, 2019, were 1, 5, 28, 29, 37, and 44.
Jul 2, 2019, 9:13 am - Lottery News forum