Small-town newsstand in Ireland sells its fourth winning lottery ticket
Shop owner's luck refuses to run out
By Kate Northrop
Third time's the charm is apparently not enough for a small-town newsstand in west Ireland. Irish lottery players might find themselves drawn to the lucky little store in Ballinrobe after it sold its fourth significant winning lottery ticket.
Martin Murphy, 68, the owner of Murphys Newsagent on Main Street, celebrated on Thursday after discovering that he sold the winning ticket for the 2.8 million (US$3.2 million) Ireland National L ...
Jul 7, 2020, 10:31 am - Lottery News forum
One Arizona lottery ticket wins $410 million Mega Millions jackpot
It's the first Mega Millions jackpot win for an Arizona player
By Todd Northrop
A single ticket sold in Arizona matched the winning numbers from Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing and is worth an estimated $410 million.
The lump-sum cash value of the jackpot is a staggering $316.8 million up from the estimate of $308.2 million that was established on Saturday. The winner has 180 days from the draw date to claim the prize.
We may never know who won the big prize because last year A ...
Jun 10, 2020, 9:09 am - Lottery News forum
Oregon Lottery draws winning 2020 St. Patrick's Day Raffle numbers
The Oregon Lottery has announced the winning numbers for the St. Patrick's Day Raffle.
The winning number for the top prize of $1 million is 080948.
A total of 1,801 winning numbers were drawn for the raffle, including 300 prizes of $500 and 1,500 prizes of $100.
All winning numbers can be viewed by visiting Lottery Post's Oregon Lottery Results page, in the Raffle Results and Special Draws section.
Those with winning tickets for $500 and $100 can claim their prizes at any Oregon Lot ...
Mar 18, 2020, 10:16 am - Lottery News forum
The world may never know who won a $202 million lottery jackpot
$202 million is more money that most of us can even fathom. But one lucky lottery winner from New Jersey may be able to relish all that money in secret thanks to a new law that went into effect just last month.
Last Tuesday's drawing of the Mega Millions jackpot was won by a single ticket sold at a Quick Stop Food Store in Edison, according to the New Jersey Lottery.
The ticket matched all six numbers of 4, 6, 32, 52, and 64, with Mega Ball number 6.
The $202 million jackpot has a cash ...
Feb 16, 2020, 10:37 am - Lottery News forum
Powerball $396.9 million winning lottery ticket sold in Florida
By Todd Northrop
One lucky ticket sold in Florida matched all six numbers in the Powerball lottery drawing Wednesday night, according to lottery officials.
That ticket ended up being worth $396.9 million, up from the estimated $394 million before the drawing. The winner will have an option to take a cash payment of $276.5 million instead of the annuity.
The massive haul is the 28th-largest US lottery jackpot of all time, and the cash value is the 20th-largest of all time. (Full list is ...
Jan 30, 2020, 8:27 am - Lottery News forum
Winners across Spain celebrate results of 2019 El Gordo Christmas lottery
Includes video report
Just eight minutes after the draw began, the top prize was called for the number 26590
The winning number in this year's Christmas lottery popularly known as El Gordo (The Fat One) is 26590. The lucky five-digit figure corresponding to the top 4 million prize was sung out by two children from San Ildefonso school as per tradition at 9.19am just eight minutes after the draw began.
The first prize-winning number in the hugely popular draw was sold at lottery offices ...
Dec 23, 2019, 7:50 am - Lottery News forum
UK ticket-holder is Britain's biggest-ever lottery winner after winning £170m EuroMillions jackpot
EuroMillions players across Britain have been urged to check their tickets this morning after one person won the entire 170 million (US$209 million / 190 million) jackpot.
The player matched all five main numbers 7, 10, 15, 44, and 49, with Lucky Star numbers 3 and 12 in Tuesday's draw following the lottery's longest ever series of rollovers, making them the UK's biggest ever winner.
Andy Carter, senior winners' adviser at the National Lottery, said, One incredibly lucky ticket-holder has ...
Oct 9, 2019, 7:46 am - Lottery News forum
Mega Millions lottery winner worth $227 million sold in Texas
Update: Additional information about retailer and historical context
By Todd Northrop
A single ticket sold in Texas matched the winning numbers from Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing and is worth an estimated $227 million.
The Texas Lottery announced that the ticket was sold at the Lakeline Express Mart on 2004 N. Lakeline Boulevard in Cedar Park. The retailer is eligible to receive a $1 million retailer bonus for selling the jackpot-winning ticket, which was a quick pick.
The ca ...
Sep 25, 2019, 8:14 am - Lottery News forum
$80 million Powerball jackpot lottery ticket sold in Michigan
A Michigan Lottery player won Saturday night's $80 million Powerball jackpot with a ticket bought in Suttons Bay, according to the Michigan Lottery.
The winning ticket, bought at the Barrels Barrels Party Store in Suttons Bay in northern Michigan, matched the Powerball number 22, plus the day's winning numbers: 1, 9, 22, 36, and 68.
Saturday's jackpot win is the fourth time a Michigan player has won the Powerball since the state began offering the game in 2010, the Michigan Lottery said.
Sep 23, 2019, 9:34 am - Lottery News forum
NC Lottery pays out record $7.8 million in Pick 4 drawing
In the lottery world, four zeros can win a lot of money.
More than 2,000 players won the Pick 4 lottery in North Carolina on Saturday when they all chose the winning numbers 0-0-0-0.
About half the 2,014 winners bought $1 tickets and will get $5,000, while the other half got 50-cent tickets and will receive $2,500, lottery officials said.
The total payout, including other winners, will be about $7.8 million, the largest ever for the Pick 4 in the state.
The NC Education Lottery said ...
Jun 25, 2019, 6:46 am - Lottery News forum