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California SuperLotto Plus Winner Scores Big Time $8 Million Win

A lucky California Lottery player came in to the Inland Empire (California) Lottery District Office this morning to claim his SuperLotto Plus jackpot worth $8 million. Gerald Green successfully matched all six numbers during a November draw. He purchased his winning ticket at Cask & Keg Liquor, which is located on North Garey Avenue in […]

Lottery Jackpots Around the World: Top 5

The biggest jackpots of the week are being offered in the U.S. Here are your  top 5 and the dates of the next drawing: 1. $92 million, Powerball, Dec. 1 2. $52 million, Mega Millions, Nov. 30 3. 15 million euros ($19.9 USD), Euro Millions, Dec. 3. Tickets can only be bought in nine European […]

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bucks Winner in Georgia Hits for $750,000

A Warner Robins man can jingle all the way to the bank. Erick Cervantes, 31, played the Georgia Lottery instant game Jingle Jumbo Bucks and won $750,000. “It was unreal,” he said. “I couldn’t believe it.” Cervantes scratched the ticket outside the store with a friend. “We jumped around, hugged each other, and kind of […]

Virginia Mega Millions Winner (of $250,000) Says, “I’m Having the Best Day of My Life”

When David Hoffman of Fredericksburg, Virginia discovered that his Mega Millions ticket was worth $250,000, he didn’t want anything to happen before he could redeem it. He carefully hid the ticket in his jacket, which he tucked in a safe place. Then he called his fiancée. “Guess what, honey,” he said. “I’m having the best […]

Lottery Jackpots Around the World: Top 5

Jackpots are rapidly rising in the U.S. and in Europe. Here are the top 5 jackpots currently in play and the dates of the next drawing. 1. $64 million, Powerball, Nov. 24 2. 44 million euros ($60.2 million in U.S. dollars), Euro Millions, Nov. 26. Tickets can be bought in 9 European countries, including the […]

Keep On Truckin’: Montana Lottery Gives Away Two Ford F-150s

I write a lot about how lottery players (like myself) should always keep an eye open for second chance prize sweepstakes. Usually, the odds are much less intimidating if a lottery asks you to send in a non-winning ticket for a drawing for a prize. In Montana, the lottery just gave away two trucks, each […]

Canadian Couple Win $22 Million (Canadian Dollars) Playing Lotto Max

Lawayne Musslewhite and Marrilyn Hodgkinson, a couple from Fort Saskatchewan, Canada, were announced recently as the winners of the $22 million Lotto Max draw on Nov. 12. Lotto Max is one of Canada’s coolest games, a national draw held every Friday night. U.S. citizens: If you live near the Canadian border, cross over and buy […]

C’mon Jerry Jones, Pony Up, Have a Heart; Two Dallas Cowboy Lottery Winners (Scratch Game) Denied Season Seats Due to Clerical Error

Have a heart Jerry Jones. You’re a freaking billionaire for God’s sake. Two fans are really disappointed. They played a Texas Lottery game and thought they won season tickets to the Cowboys. But then the discovery of a clerical error broke their hearts. A clerical error is blamed for two Texas Lottery game winners not […]

Italian SuperEnalotto Jackpot Rising Fast, Now at 53.5 Million Euros (About $73.5 Million U.S. Dollars)

If you’re in Italy, or have a way to buy tickets online, SuperEnalotto, the Italian super lotto game is fast rising to 53.5 million euros. The Nov. 16 draw produced these numbers (which no one picked): 26,38,40,66,76,82 and Jolly ball 33. It is a great game. Long odds, but what the hell? Someone will win. […]

We Love Quads, And so do Illinois Players: 2222 is an Illinois Winner. Total Payout Will be $8.4 Million

Lottery players love Quads. And now, Illinois players have a new lucky number; it isn’t  7. 2222 That’s a number AT LEAST  600 have cashed in on, in Chicago alone. That number will rise, of course. That’s how many people officials say lined up at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago on Friday to collect […]

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