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Virginia Lottery New Year's raffle creates 3 millionaires
By Todd Northrop The Virginia Lottery's annual holiday raffle game, New Year's Millionaire Raffle, was drawn Sunday, and made three instant millionaires. The winning numbers for all raffle prizes can be found on Lottery Post's Virginia Lottery Results page. A total of 330,000 of the $20 tickets were available for purchase. According to the Virginia Lottery, all of the tickets were sold out prior to the drawing. In addition to the three top jackpots of $1 million, other prizes include ...
Jan 1, 2012, 2:20 pm - Lottery News forum

Virginia woman dreams of Obama, wins lottery
You could call it a sweet dream. A Virginia Beach woman says she dreamed about chatting with President Barack Obama, so the next day she played his birthday Aug. 4, 1961 in the Cash 5 daily lottery game. Simone Christian felt so strongly about it she bought two tickets Oct. 15 with those numbers, so when they hit she received $200,000 instead of the game's top prize of $100,000. The winning numbers were 1, 4, 6, 8 and 19. As if that wasn't sweet enough, Virginia Lottery officials tel ...
Nov 30, 2011, 1:54 pm - Lottery News forum

Prolific lottery winner does it again
North Carolina man wins $65,800 in Virginia Pick 4 drawing Steven Granger is amassing a collection of those big ceremonial Virginia Lottery winners' checks. He received his latest addition when he claimed $65,800 in the Virginia Lottery's October 13 Pick 4 day drawing. The Henderson, North Carolina, man did it by matching the winning number combination 5-1-1-7 on 15 tickets. He wagered exact order on 11 tickets and won $5,000 on each. He wagered 50/50 on four tickets, winning $2,700 on eac ...
Oct 20, 2011, 8:35 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia Lottery drawings now streamed live on Facebook
By Todd Northrop The Virginia Lottery now is streaming its drawings live on its Facebook page, in addition to its Web site. In order to view the live video stream on the Virginia Lottery Facebook page, visitors must first click the Like option on the page, according to a lottery news release. The live streams began on Sept. 14, and can be viewed daily at 1:59 and 11:00 p.m. Viewers can watch the Pick 3, Pick 4, and Cash 5 drawings, and also can watch the Mega Millions drawings on Tue ...
Sep 23, 2011, 9:30 am - Lottery News forum

$107 million lottery winner turns out to be son of Marriott president
By Todd Northrop When Lottery Post reported in August about 25-year-old Brian McCarthy claiming a $107 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot, little was known publicly about the new multi-millionaire. (See Virginia man claims $107M Mega Millions jackpot, Lottery Post, Aug. 16, 2011.) Now it can be revealed that the lucky young lottery player is actually the son of the Marriott hotels president, Robert McCarthy, a millionaire in his own right, earning an annual salary of around $1.2 mill ...
Sep 10, 2011, 9:45 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia man claims $107M Mega Millions jackpot
Includes video report A 25-year old McLean, Virginia, man won the third-largest lottery jackpot in Virginia state history and his use of Facebook is partly the reason for his riches. Brian McCarthy won $107 million in the Mega Millions lottery after buying a ticket in a Giant grocery store in Herndon. McCarthy says he checked his ticket after reading an article posted on a local radio station's Facebook page that posted the winning numbers. After checking the article, McCarthy phoned ...
Aug 16, 2011, 12:41 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery winner having a blast
Virginian bought truck series team after hitting it big Joe Denette bought a team in the Camping World Truck Series with one very important demand it can't be like work. After winning the Mega Millions lottery drawing on May 1, 2009, Denette vowed to never punch another time clock. The rest of his life would be dedicated to having fun and spending his $30 million winnings. That's why I decided on the trucks; it's real racing, Denette said. The Cup side is too much like a business. I do ...
Apr 8, 2011, 7:42 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery error prompts payout on two sets of winning numbers
By Todd Northrop An incorrect number reported by the Virginia Lottery for Wednesday night's Win For Life drawing has prompted the participating states of Georgia, Kentucky, and Virginia to payout on two sets of winning numbers. Win For Life is a multi-state lottery game played in Georgia, Kentucky, and Virginia. Players choose six numbers from 1 to 42, and can win one of eight different prizes, ranging from $2 to the Grand prize of $1,000 a week for life. The third number drawn for the ...
Jan 6, 2011, 1:30 pm - Lottery News forum

Virginia Lottery raffle creates 3 millionaires
By Todd Northrop The Virginia Lottery's annual holiday raffle game, New Year's Millionaire Raffle, was drawn Saturday, and made three instant millionaires. The winning numbers for all raffle prizes can be found on Lottery Post's Virginia Lottery Results page. A total of 330,000 of the $20 tickets were available for purchase. According to the Virginia Lottery, all of the tickets were sold out prior to the drawing. Lottery spokesman John Hagerty says the last $20 ticket was sold shortl ...
Jan 1, 2011, 3:53 pm - Lottery News forum

N.C. man wins $90,800 in Pick 4 lottery drawing
Fourth major lottery prize hit by playing 20 tickets with same number It's been a good number for me. That remark by Steven Granger of Henderson, North Carolina, may be the understatement of the year. He selected the number combination 5-1-1-7 on 20 tickets in the Virginia Lottery's May 22 Pick 4 day drawing, and they all won. Each of his exact order tickets won $5,000 and each of the 50/50 tickets won $2,700, for a grand total of $90,800. That would be amazing enough, but it's onl ...
Jun 5, 2010, 8:29 am - Lottery News forum