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Mega Millions Jackpot Rises to $128 Million; Euro Millions Jackpot Reset to 15 Million Euros

This Tuesday’s Mega Millions jackpot has risen to $128 million. Because one ticket matched the five numbers and two lucky stars, Euro millions jackpot on Friday resets at 15 million Euros. Eight tickets matched the first five numbers and one lucky star. Seven of the eight were purchased in Spain. I am still waiting on […]

Power-Alert: Powerball Jackpot Rises to $25 Million Wednesday

There were no jackpot winners in Saturday night’s Powerball draw, so Wednesday’s jackpot rises to $25 million. The winning numbers were 5,33,36,29,55 and the Power ball was 21. The Power Play multipler was 4. For tickets matched the first five numbers and won $200,000 each. They were purchased in Kentucky, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. […]

Mega Millions Jackpot Rises to $128 Million; One Euro Millions Winner Hits for 28 Million Euros

There were no jackpot winners in the Nov. 28 Mega Millions draw. The winning numbers were 10,30, 44,46,48 and the Mega ball was 44. Now the jackpot is really getting interesting. It’s up to $128 million on Tuesday. Five tickets hit the second tier prize of $250,000. They were bought in California, Georgia (two tickets), […]

Top Ten Mega Millions (The Big Game) Jackpot Winners, All Time

Hope everyone in the U.S. had a happy Thanksgiving Day. To everyone else around the world, good morning. Because the Mega Millions jackpot is $111 million tonight, I thought it might be interesting to review Mega Millions’ (and the Big Game, as it once was called) top jackpots of all time. 1. $390 million, March […]

Canadian Lottery Player Misses Jackpot by Seconds (because machine was slow)

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Now, here is one of the most amazing stories I have ever heard. And, for the player actually involved in the story, one of the most frustrating ever, I would imagine. A Canadian man missed by seconds becoming a multi-millionaire, but he’s not taking this sitting down. No, he’s going to court […]

One Minute Unemployed, a Few Months Later, a Maryland Lottery Millionaire

When Chanetia Prophet showed up at Maryland Lottery headquarters, she didn’t realize that she would become a new millionaire.  Accompanied by her mother, the 31-year-old walked into the Lottery’s “Winner’s Lounge” to flashing lights, television cameras and loud applause. Thinking she was merely a finalist in the contest her startled expression revealed her complete surprise […]

Biker Rides Away with $800,000 Powerball Prize

Mike Byrum, of Mr. Juliet, Tennessee had been experiencing some bad luck, and recently had to close his motorcycle shop “because of hard times.” Then, one day, he said. “I started feeling lucky again.”  Maybe he knew something no one else did. Byrum even  told his best friend he “was going to win the lottery.” […]

Air Conditioning Mechanic Wins a Cool $2 Million in Connecticut Lottery

Courtesy of Connecticut Lottery While relaxing on the front porch of his house on Wednesday, Ted Cormier, Jr., a heating and cooling mechanic from Burlington, Connecticut played a single “Max-A-Millions” scratch ticket from the Connecticut Lottery and instantly won $2,000,000. “When I first saw the $2,000,000 I thought to myself, ‘this can’t be right,’” said […]

Win a Free Copy of my first lottery book: Jackpot (now out of print)

We are world wide now, thanks to the Internet. I’d like to invite you to send me your winning lottery stories. Best stories will be published here, and might possibly make my next lottery book, due to be published in 2009. I invite people from every country in the world to send me their stories. […]

Euro Millions update: 9 Second-tier winners

No one won the big 15 million Euros jackpot on Friday night. The numbers were 9,14,21,49,50 and the two lucky stars were 3,8. Nine ticket holders hit the five numbers and one lucky star. Here is where those tickets were bought: 4 tickets sold in Portugal, 2 in France 1 in Spain, 1 in the […]

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