Massachusetts husband, wife are both $1 million lottery winners
A husband and wife from Southeastern Massachusetts have now each cashed winning $1 million Massachusetts State Lottery instant tickets.
The husband, in fact, has won twice.
Janet Pflaumer-Phillips of Lakeville claimed her $1 million prize on Monday. She won on a $30 Diamond Millions instant ticket, according to the Massachusetts State Lottery. She bought the ticket at A A Petro, 381 West Grove St. in Middleborough, which will receive a $10,000 bonus for selling it.
Her husband, Kevin, w ...
May 16, 2019, 7:40 am - Lottery News forum
Australian man wins lotto jackpot twice
A Melbourne, Australia, man is busy counting more than $46 million after he won the top prize in Oz Lotto twice.
The St Albans man had forgotten he had two entries in Tuesday's $70 million draw, each marked with the same numbers.
I'm speechless. I can't believe it, he told officials, who alerted him to his double bounty.
Both tickets had the same marked numbers which he'd been playing for 30 years.
I play every week. I have always marked my entries, but I have never chosen the numb ...
May 6, 2019, 7:53 am - Lottery News forum
NJ man wins his second major lottery jackpot
A New Jersey man collected a $3 million lottery jackpot just two years after he won more than $730,000 from another game.
Eugene Martellio of Vineland has been playing New Jersey Lottery draw games and scratch-off tickets for many years. When the $3,000,000 CA$H OUT Scratch-Off game was launched, he purchased a few of the tickets for that game, but he didn't have much luck. This game appealed to him, though, and he decided to give it another try.
When he purchased the ticket, he felt like ...
May 1, 2019, 10:11 am - Lottery News forum
Australian man wins $23 million lotto draw — twice
A Melbourne, Australia, man is $46.6 million richer after winning the lotto not once, but twice.
The blue-collar worker from St Albans in the city's north-west was stunned after he was informed that two of the three winning entries for the $70 million Oz Lotto prize on Tuesday night were registered to him.
The man had marked both entries with the same numbers, which he has been doing for three decades.
When we reached out to the division one winner from Melbourne to let him know he'd w ...
Mar 27, 2019, 8:16 am - Lottery News forum
Man buys second winning $1M lottery ticket at same store in less than 2 years
A North Carolina man has won a second $1 million lottery prize at the same store in less than two years, lottery officials said Friday.
Terry Splawn won $1 million with a $150 Million Cash Explosion scratch-off ticket he bought Wednesday at Sam's Mini Stop on Old Charlotte Road in Concord, according to a North Carolina Education Lottery news release. The odds of winning $1 million in that game are 1 in 1.8 million, according to the lottery's website.
Splawn won his first $1 million prize i ...
Mar 13, 2019, 8:05 am - Lottery News forum
Virginia woman wins $150,000 lottery payout in one Pick 4 drawing
Some people have all the luck. In February, that person was Deborah Brown.
When Deborah Brown bought 20 Pick 4 tickets from the Virginia Lottery all with the same four digits for the same drawing she just had a feeling.
A couple of times during the day, I saw those numbers, she said.
A little while later, when she bought 10 more plays again for the same drawing with that same number combination (1-0-3-1) she said she was really feeling it.
Turns out, that feeling was right!
Mar 10, 2019, 10:16 am - Lottery News forum
Michigan woman wins 3 large Keno prizes on same day
Talk about a lucky day.
A Lansing woman recently won three big Michigan Lottery prizes on the same day and one of them was worth $250,000.
The 42-year-old woman, who chose to remain anonymous, won the three Keno prizes on three different tickets for the same drawing.
On one ticket, she matched 10 of the 22 numbers drawn Feb. 5 to win a $250,000 prize. Her winning numbers were: 7, 11, 40, 66, 71, 74, 76, 78, 79, and 80.
The numbers she selected were a combination of birthdays and ran ...
Feb 14, 2019, 8:49 am - Lottery News forum
Maryland lottery player wins three $50K prizes on identical tickets
A Maryland man said his adherence to lottery superstitions earned him three top prizes in the same Bonus Match 5 drawing.
The Baltimore man won a trio of $50,000 top prizes from the Jan. 22 Bonus Match 5 drawing, as well as a few smaller prizes from other number combinations, bringing his total to $151,415.
The man matched all five numbers in the drawing three times: 2, 10, 11, 25, and 31. He told Maryland Lottery officials the numbers represent important birthdays.
The winner said he h ...
Jan 29, 2019, 10:36 am - Lottery News forum
Oregon man wins $118K playing Keno while waiting to cash $1,750 lottery ticket
A Portland man waiting to cash an Oregon Lottery Keno ticket for $1,750 decided to play another game of Keno.
That next game won him more than $118,000.
Sam Hawley took his $1,750 Special Keno 8-Spot ticket to the Oregon Lottery's payment center in Wilsonville, but he arrived before the center opened at 8:30 a.m.
While he waited, Hawley went to the nearby Fred Meyer store and purchased another Keno ticket. All eight of his numbers matched, winning him $25,000 with the 8-Spot rolling jac ...
Dec 6, 2018, 8:48 pm - Lottery News forum
Colorado man wins lottery for third time in 17 months
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A Colorado man has won the lottery for the third time in a year and half for a total of $1 million.
The Colorado Lottery said a Colorado Springs man, identified only as Paul G., won a total of $1 million from three scratch tickets since March 2017. $750,000 of his winnings come from second-chance drawings.
The Colorado Lottery said Paul won $250,000 on a Thrilling Crossword scratch ticket in March 2017, then on Aug. 14, 2018 he won $500,000 on a second chance drawi ...
Sep 5, 2018, 11:15 am - Lottery News forum