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Covid nurse to buy home in Caribbean after winning the lottery
Much deserved win for medical worker who served throughout the pandemic By Kate Northrop A nurse who worked throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is planning a move to the Caribbean after winning 10,000 (US$14,000) a month for a year in the National Lottery's Set For Life draw game. Teresa Robinson, 65, of Woodbridge in Suffolk has been a nurse for 35 years, but after a particularly grueling year working through the COVID-19 pandemic, she is set to retire on a Caribbean island with her partn ...
May 7, 2021, 12:20 pm - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts Lottery processes first mobile ticket prize
By Kate Northrop The Massachusetts Lottery announced yesterday that it processed a remote prize claim through its mobile app for the very first time. In what it called a significant step in the introduction of digital technology, the Lottery celebrated the successful use of its mobile cashing service that it believes will provide multiple benefits to customers as well as the environment. Making remote ticket cashing transactions available is a terrific advancement for the Lottery in ac ...
May 6, 2021, 11:59 am - Lottery News forum

UK man crashes prize car a day after winning it in a lottery
The brand new car was totaled in 24 hours By Kate Northrop Call it a stroke of bad luck or plain recklessness, a South Wales man totaled his brand-new car just one day after winning it in a lottery. Adam Griffiths was the lucky winner of a bright Palma Red 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX FQ-320 in a drawing conducted by Dream Car Giveaways on Apr. 26, 2021, but his luck didn't last very long. After crashing it and damaging it beyond repair, the prize he possessed briefly is no more. ...
May 4, 2021, 5:03 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan man who lost everything in a flood wins $2 million
Lucky scratch-off turns the tables By Kate Northrop A Michigan man turned his life around when he won a $2 million top prize from a scratch-off a year after he lost everything in a flood. The feeling of instant karma was immense for the anonymous Midland County player, 29, who played the Michigan Lottery's $2,000,000 Lucky 7's scratch-off game and took home a $2 million top prize. Last year, I lost everything in a flood, so to win this prize is so overwhelming to me, he told the Lot ...
Apr 27, 2021, 11:38 am - Lottery News forum

Australian couple hid $100,000 lottery ticket in a safe for eight months
New South Wales couple knew about their win since last year By Kate Northrop A man and a woman from Australia purposefully waited eight months to collect their $100,000 prize and kept their winning ticket hidden away in a safe before making the claim. The anonymous pair won the lottery last year when they scooped up the $100,000 first prize for the Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot drawing on Mon., Aug. 10, 2020. It's a wonder they were able to wait so long to claim it, but according to the ...
Apr 24, 2021, 7:39 pm - Lottery News forum

Missouri man who won multiple $1,000 lottery prizes finally nabs the $100,000 top prize
Sticking with his favorite game paid off By Kate Northrop As if he wasn't lucky already, one Missouri man stuck with his favorite lottery game to finally bring home a $100,000 top prize after winning multiple $1,000 prizes in the past. Michael Hatch of Liberty revealed that he won a few prizes worth $1,000 playing crossword scratch-off games from the Missouri Lottery, but his most recent win of $100,000 increased his already impressive bragging rights. He purchased a Triple Cash Cros ...
Apr 20, 2021, 5:21 pm - Lottery News forum

Anonymous UK winner claims £122 million EuroMillions jackpot
An anonymous EuroMillions ticket holder has become the United Kingdom's fifth-biggest National Lottery winner after their 122 million (US$168 million) jackpot prize was paid out. Lottery operator Camelot UK Lotteries Limited announced on Friday it had validated and paid out the prize of 122,550,350.80, the jackpot from the EuroMillions draw on April 2. Unless the winner signs an agreement for full publicity, no further information can be released about their win. Camelot's Andy Carter, ...
Apr 12, 2021, 9:10 am - Lottery News forum

Daily routine helps Washington man win lottery twice at the same store
Player starts the day right with a cup of coffee, a newspaper, and some lottery tickets By Kate Northrop A retiree is walking away from the same retailer with two lottery wins totaling $120,000 thanks to his rinse-and-repeat routine. Some players spontaneously buy a lottery ticket and hit it big on a whim, while others find success in faithfully sticking to a set schedule or system. One Washington man won the lottery not once, but twice, thanks to his daily routine all at the same store ...
Apr 9, 2021, 5:51 pm - Lottery News forum

New York woman plans a return trip back to Florida to claim her $1 million prize
It's certainly a trip worth taking By Kate Northrop The Florida Lottery announced yesterday that a New York woman had to book a return flight to claim a $1 million prize for a scratch-off ticket she bought while visiting the state. Dagmar Schmalhaus, 57, of Queensbury, New York, had to plan a second trip to Florida to claim winnings from the Florida Lottery's 200X The Cash instant game, well worth the nearly $1 million lump sum she would receive. The New York resident decided to play ...
Apr 7, 2021, 1:51 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian woman memorializes $13 million Lotto Max jackpot with a tattoo
Winner has her son permanently etch the draw date onto her arm By Kate Northrop A winner from British Columbia is making sure she'll never forget the day she won a $13 million (US$10.3 million) jackpot playing Lotto Max by tattooing the draw date onto her arm. Tammy Manning is having the draw date March 19, 2021 permanently inked on her skin after winning a multimillion-dollar Lotto Max jackpot from the British Columbia Lottery. The tattoo will be completed by none other than her son ...
Apr 3, 2021, 1:40 pm - Lottery News forum