South Carolina man wins two $100,000 Powerball lottery prizes
Within a 48-hour time span a Little River, South Carolina, man realized he had won the lottery, twice.
South Carolina Lottery officials say the man realized he had a winning ticket Monday night when he checked his numbers. That ticket was worth $100,000. The next morning, he checked a separate Powerball ticket and discovered it too was worth $100,000.
The Little River resident, who was not identified by the South Carolina Lottery, purchased both tickets at the Food Lion on Highway 9 in Lon ...
Jun 14, 2017, 2:38 pm - Lottery News forum
Study: Seven Ohio residents won the lottery more than 100 times
Includes video report
An analysis of an Ohio Lottery database reveals that seven Ohio residents have won the state lottery more than 100 times in the last three years.
A majority of those winners are in Northeast Ohio. Broadcast network News 5 attempted to contact the winners but they either did not want to be interviewed or could not be reached.
Lucky, said Sandy Hibsman, a Middleburg Heights resident reacting to the frequency of winners. Very, very lucky.
Hibsman added that she p ...
Apr 24, 2017, 8:58 am - Lottery News forum
Maryland man wins lottery twice at same convenience store
A Silver Spring, Maryland, man won a state lottery game twice at the same convenience store a rare occurrence, lottery officials said.
Jorge Matamoras, a 39-year-old who works in construction, won $5,000 in March on a scratch-off game called 20X The Cash. Then a few weeks later, he won again only more.
The second time, he won $50,000 in the same game.
Both times, officials said, he bought his winning tickets at the 29 Convenience Mart in Silver Spring.
Matamoras described winning twi ...
Apr 12, 2017, 11:08 am - Lottery News forum
Canada couple wins lottery for third time
Winning ticket was a free play won in earlier drawing
By Todd Northrop
An Edmonton, Alberta, couple is walking away with a cool $8.1 million after striking it big in February in Canada's national Lotto 6/49 game.
Barbara Fink didn't know how much she had won when she checked her numbers online the night of the Feb. 22 lottery draw, but she wasted no time calling her husband, Douglas, who was working out of town at the time.
I knew we had all the numbers, but I didn't know how many w ...
Apr 7, 2017, 10:21 am - Lottery News forum
Woman who just won $2 million in Michigan Lottery wins again for $60K
A Michigan woman has scored her second significant lottery win in less than three months.
The Jackson County resident, who chose to remain anonymous, won $60,000 playing VIP Black online Tuesday, March 21. In January, she won $2 million playing the Lottery's $2,000,000 Bonus instant game.
She bought that winning ticket at the Marathon gas station, located at 8037 Spring Arbor Road in Spring Arbor.
I've got to be the luckiest woman in Jackson County, said the player in a news release.
Mar 24, 2017, 11:09 am - Lottery News forum
Virginia couple wins lottery for fourth time
A Virginia couple has gotten good at winning the lottery, claiming their fourth major prize on Valentine's Day.
Calvin and Zatera Spencer are building quite a collection of those oversized Virginia Lottery souvenir checks.
In March 2014, Lottery Post reported the Portsmouth couple had a lucky month, winning $1 million in the March 12 Powerball drawing, $50,000 in the March 26 Pick 4 drawing and the $1 million prize in the $100 Million Cash Extravaganza Scratcher game.
(See Lucky Va. cou ...
Feb 26, 2017, 10:10 am - Lottery News forum
S.C. man wins lottery jackpot twice
By Todd Northrop
A South Carolina man became a two-time lottery winner in a single day when he cashed in a pair of tickets worth $100,000 and $200,000.
The lucky Darlington resident has been playing the Palmetto Cash 5 daily drawing game for more than a decade, trying out different strategies to win, and yesterday he cashed in two winning tickets worth $100,000 and $200,000.
This is life changing, he said.
His idea to quick pick five numbers at the Situ LLC on South Main St. and the ...
Feb 9, 2017, 2:21 pm - Lottery News forum
N.C. woman hits Cash 5 jackpot for second time
A North Carolina woman plans to live debt-free this year, after she won a Cash 5 jackpot in the state lottery on Thursday, her second Cash 5 win over the years.
Lisa Williard of Harmony first beat the odds in 2008, when she won $363,041, lottery officials said. Thursday night, she and two other people won the $1,065,423 jackpot.
It's like being struck by lightning twice, Williard told lottery officials. What are the odds?
The odds of winning a Cash 5 jackpot are 1 in 749,398, official ...
Jan 17, 2017, 12:03 pm - Lottery News forum
Minnesota man comes up with 2nd big lottery win
A Minnesota man has claimed his second major lottery prize in less than 17 months, hitting a Gopher 5 jackpot last week worth nearly $875,000.
Anthony Fusaro of Plymouth, Minnesota, won $1 million playing Mega Millions just last year.
It's just pure luck, the 46-year-old Fusaro said in a statement issued Monday by lottery officials. I've always believed it would happen again.
Fusaro won an $874,766 Gopher 5 jackpot in Friday's drawing. He claimed his Mega Millions prize in June 2015.
Nov 2, 2016, 1:11 pm - Lottery News forum
San Francisco man defies odds; claims 2nd lottery jackpot
A lucky San Francisco man recently became a multi-millionaire after winning a top prize from a California Lottery ticket for the second time in a little over a year.
Frank Derfield, 53, is crediting stupid luck for winning $5 million from a Scratchers ticket he bought in September, just 14 months after he had already won $100,000 from a different winning ticket, according to lottery officials.
On Sept. 13, Derfield purchased a few 100X the Money Scratchers tickets at WC Liquor and Grocerie ...
Nov 1, 2016, 7:17 pm - Lottery News forum