Massachusetts man buys 9 lottery tickets worth $900,000
It took 26 years for his numbers to win big
Robert Lundstedt was feeling lucky Monday morning. So lucky that the Bridgewater, Massachusetts, carpenter bought nine Mass Cash tickets from four different locations for that day's drawing, all using his usual combination of numbers: 1, 7, 11, 26, and 30.
And that feeling paid off.
As he checked the lottery results while buying paper towels the next day, Lundstedt, 56, discovered that he had bought nine $100,000 winning tickets, his wife of 2 ...
Jul 13, 2018, 8:38 am - Lottery News forum
Montana woman wins lottery twice in one day
Winning the lottery once was exciting for Cheyenne Long of Kalispell, Montana, but winning it twice in one day was unbelievable.
Long won a total of $77,000 playing Power Play Gold Crossword, a Montana Lottery Scratch ticket, according to a press release from the Montana Lottery.
Long bought her first ticket on the morning of July 1, and was happy to find out that she had won $2,000. But then she had a gut feeling to buy more of that ticket.
So later that day when she was in Havre, she ...
Jul 7, 2018, 8:52 am - Lottery News forum
Father and son win big in Virginia Lottery Cash 5
A Newport News man and his son split a hefty Virginia Lottery win.
Lamar Mouling, Sr. bought three Cash 5 tickets for himself and one for his son, Lamar Mouling, Jr. Each ticket had the same 5 numbers in the June 14th drawing, and they turned out to be the winning numbers. Together the pair won a total of $400,000, or $100,000 per ticket.
The winning numbers were 3, 10, 13, 14, and 15.
Lamar Sr. purchased all four tickets at Stop Go located at 14609 Warwick Boulevard in Newport News. Th ...
Jul 5, 2018, 9:01 am - Lottery News forum
Calif. man wins $6 million with four winning lottery tickets
Antulio Mazariegos is on a winning streak. In the last six months, he has claimed four winning lottery tickets, together worth more than $6 million.
His good fortune began in November, lottery officials said, when he pocketed $1 million from an Emerald 10's scratchers ticket he purchased at a Panorama City doughnut shop.
In the months that followed, he kept playing.
One day, he stepped into a Van Nuys liquor store that had just three California Black Premium scratchers left for sale. He ...
May 23, 2018, 7:04 am - Lottery News forum
Amid delay in new lottery policy, repeat winners keep on winning
It's been a charmed decade for Ali Jaafar. The Watertown man keeps hitting it big on the Massachusetts State Lottery, winning millions of dollars from thousands of scratch tickets.
For the past two years, Jaafar has held the title of the state's winningest lottery player. But he is just one of hundreds of individuals who repeatedly cash in on the Massachusetts lottery.
The lottery does not know how some of these so-called frequent winners manage to win so often. Many of these players hold ...
Apr 28, 2018, 10:00 am - Lottery News forum
Man wins $1M lottery prize for second time this year
For the second time in 2018, a very lucky lottery player from Methuen, Massachusetts, has won a $1 million prize on an instant ticket from the Massachusetts State Lottery.
Jason Williams bought a 200X $30 instant game ticket Sunday from Howe Street Superette in Methuen and claimed his prize at lottery headquarters Tuesday, just three months after claiming an additional $1 million prize Jan. 10. The state lottery says the store will receive a $10,000 bonus from the sale.
As he did with his ...
Apr 19, 2018, 8:18 am - Lottery News forum
Woman scratches off three winning lottery tickets in a row
A Kansas woman who bought three scratch-off lottery tickets skipped one because she thought there wouldn't be two winners in a row but she was wrong.
Ruth Wright of Kingman told Kansas Lottery officials she bought three $10 Tiger Pride scratch-off tickets at the White's Foodliner store in Kingman and the first ticket she scratched revealed some good news.
I bought three tickets, and the first one was a $15 win. So I moved on to the third ticket I bought, since I never have two winners in ...
Apr 16, 2018, 7:27 pm - Lottery News forum
Are repeat Wisconsin Lottery winners playing fair?
Since 2009, Khalil Audi of Cudahy has cashed in lottery tickets 33 times to the tune of about $80,000.
His $10,000 win from Badger Cash Blowout? A one-in-72,000 chance. When he bought a $30 Super Millions scratch-off ticket, he had a one-in-200,000 shot of winning $5,000 the same odds as giving birth to conjoined twins.
But that ticket was also a winner.
Audi's success is surprising, but he is not the luckiest person in Wisconsin.
According to Wisconsin Lottery data obtained by Gamin ...
Mar 25, 2018, 10:02 am - Lottery News forum
Auditor general finds no fault with Pa. Lottery, but unusual wins remain unexplained
Pennsylvania's Auditor General says that he has full confidence in the integrity of the Pennsylvania Lottery following a review in response to an investigation in 2017 that found some Pennsylvanians have claimed lottery tickets with seemingly improbable frequency.
In an interview Monday, Eugene DePasquale said he met with lottery officials and was given a thorough tour of its operations and an explanation of its security procedures.
DePasquale added that the lottery told him it had investi ...
Feb 6, 2018, 11:35 am - Lottery News forum
Maryland man collects fourth major lottery prize
A Maryland man who collected a $1 million lottery jackpot is no stranger to lottery headquarters this was his fourth major win.
The 59-year-old New Market man visited Lottery headquarters in Baltimore to collect a $1 million prize from a Win Big scratch-off ticket.
Because the man requested anonymity, the Maryland Lottery refers to the claimant as Lucky Winner .
Back in August, when the lucky winner last visited Lottery headquarters in Baltimore, his parting words were, I hope to be bac ...
Jan 12, 2018, 12:09 pm - Lottery News forum