NC Cash 5 lottery winner has one week left to claim $487K prize
Have you checked all your old lottery tickets? The winner of a nearly $500,000 prize has one week left to claim it before their luck permanently runs out.
That's what North Carolina lottery officials are announcing as the claim to a $487,105 Cash 5 prize won in January is set to expire on July 8.
Let's get the word out that this Cash 5 jackpot is still waiting to be claimed, said Mark Michalko, executive director of the N.C. Education Lottery, in a news release. Whoever had the great luck ...
Jul 1, 2019, 9:37 am - Lottery News forum
$1 million Mega Millions ticket sold in North Texas set to expire
Did you forget to check any lotto tickets you bought late last year? We hope you didn't throw them away!
The Texas Lottery announced Thursday that a winning Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million remains unclaimed after its January 1, 2019 drawing. And the time to claim it is about to expire.
According to the statement, the winning Quick Pick ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven at 4180 E. Renner Road in Richardson, Texas. The ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers drawn: 34, 44, 57, 62 ...
Jun 21, 2019, 8:30 am - Lottery News forum
Group of Iowa aerospace coworkers win unclaimed $1M lottery prize
One lottery ticket buyer's loss is the gain of group of Cedar Rapids workers.
The Iowa Lottery announced Wednesday that a group of 34 workers at Collins Aerospace, which designs and makes aircraft components, won the $1 million top prize in a lottery promotion to give away an unclaimed Powerball prize.
Laurie Ginder of Anamosa, who entered the contest on behalf of her coworkers, said she couldn't believe it when she found out they'd won.
At first, they (her co-workers) didn't believe i ...
Jun 20, 2019, 9:48 am - Lottery News forum
Nearly $10 million in Louisiana Lottery winnings go unclaimed every year
An unclaimed $1 million lottery ticket sold at a gas station near North Rampart Street in August, 2018 just expired in February, but there are millions of dollars in unclaimed prizes still up for grabs.
The odds of winning the Louisiana Lotto is 1-in-3.8 million, but you don't have to win the jackpot to get a hefty pay out.
We've had four winners this year, and one of them is for $10,000 and no one has claimed it yet, Richard Tallo, owner of Carwash Depot in Ponchatoula, said.
Tallo is ...
May 13, 2019, 7:51 am - Lottery News forum
New giveaway formed after $1 million Iowa Lottery prize goes unclaimed
The Iowa Lottery released a plan for a new giveaway, funded by the money from an unclaimed prize in Nevada.
A $1 million prize was won in the Powerball drawing on April 11, 2018 at a Casey's store in Nevada, Iowa Lottery CEO Matt Strawn said.
This is the first time in Iowa Lottery history that a $1 million prize has not been claimed.
Strawn said the money had to go into a new giveaway to follow state code. And then, the policy makers, of course, with the proceeds generated by the Iowa ...
Apr 16, 2019, 3:09 pm - Lottery News forum
4 months later, mystery and rumors surround Mega Millions $1.5 billion jackpot
Four months after South Carolina's first Mega Millions jackpot win, the staggering $1.5 billion prize remains unclaimed.
That leaves two months until the six-month deadline to cash in the winning lottery ticket and more time to speculate on what's taking the person so long to collect their winnings.
The winning ticket for the Oct. 23 drawing was sold at Simpsonville's KC Mart #7, and signs in the store window proclaim, We sold a Mega Millions ticket worth... $1.5 billion.
Still, myster ...
Feb 23, 2019, 8:16 pm - Lottery News forum
South Carolina lottery winner where are you? $1.5B still unclaimed, and clock is ticking
David Stevenson, a CPA in South Carolina, says he can't think of a good reason why whoever bought an enormous lottery ticket in tiny Simpsonville hasn't cashed in.
The Mega Millions ticket worth more than $1.5 billion was purchased in October. It will be worthless in about two months if no one comes forward to claim the cash.
I could understand there might have been tax advantages to wait until 2019, Stevenson said Thursday. But I see no purpose in waiting now. Honestly, I think it's lost ...
Feb 17, 2019, 10:53 am - Lottery News forum
One month left to claim $4M Illinois Lottery prize
Illinois lottery officials are searching for a mystery millionaire who has just one month left to come forward.
The winner of a $4 million prize sold at a Chicago gas station for the Feb. 23, 2018 Mega Millions drawing has just 30 days to claim their prize.
If you think you bought a ticket for this drawing, you may want to check your pockets, behind the sofa or wherever you may have placed a winning lottery ticket, the Illinois Lottery said in a statement.
The winning Mega Millions Me ...
Jan 25, 2019, 12:46 pm - Lottery News forum
$1 million Maryland Mega Millions lottery ticket expired Christmas Eve
By Todd Northrop
Someone could have had a few extra presents under the tree this year, had they checked their Mega Millions lottery ticket before Christmas.
A $1 million prize that was won in a June Mega Millions drawing went unclaimed, the Maryland Lottery confirmed on Monday.
The ticket was from the June 26 drawing, and was sold at the Tantallon Exxon located at 10815 Indian Head Highway in Fort Washington, Maryland. The winner needed to claim the prize by 4:15 on Christmas Eve in ord ...
Dec 26, 2018, 10:21 am - Lottery News forum
Michigan lottery prize worth nearly $520K goes unclaimed
Money goes to school fund
The deadline has passed for a large lottery jackpot to be claimed and as a result, the state School Aid Fund will benefit from it.
A winning Jackpot Slots Fast Cash ticket worth $519,456 expired on Friday, July 27, 2018, one year after it was purchased. That ticket was sold at the Marathon gas station, located at 17040 East Warren Avenue in Detroit.
The winning ticket is the first major prize to go unclaimed this year, but nowhere near the record set in 1998. T ...
Jul 30, 2018, 10:59 am - Lottery News forum