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Groovy! “I Just Won $11 Million” Says California SuperLotto Plus Player

California player Tami Senoff had to check her SuperLOTTO Plus® ticket five times before she could believe she had won $11 million! When asked what it felt like to be a Lottery winner, she answered “Groovy!” Frankly, I might have shouted for joy. She quickly followed with, “I’m very excited but stunned.” Sernoff plans on […]

Happy Daughter’s (??) Day; Dad Gives Her $400,000 Lottery Prize Winnings

I love this story. A Savannah, Georgia,  dad can expect more than a tie for Father’s Day after giving his daughter a $400,000 lottery ticket. Aisha Prater, 32, was shocked when her father handed her the winning ticket Friday. “He gave me a call and said to come home as soon as possible,” said Prater, […]

Patience Makes Perfect: Indiana $100,000 Lottery Winner Plans to Sit Back and Enjoy Her Win Before Spending it

Carol Bukur of Valparaiso, Indiana, says the best thing about winning money is not spending it, but deciding how to spend it. Hmmm. Got a point there. Bukur won a $100,000 scratch-off prize from the Hoosier (Indiana) Lottery and summed up the best thing about winning in one word: options. “This gives me options,” said Bukur.  “It’s […]

Unemployment Compensation Runs Out…. Player Wins $1,000,000 Playing Oregon Lottery’s Raffle

The lottery gods work in strange ways. Sometimes. Take Megan Gatlin, 28, unemployed. Megan is a former in-home health-care worker whose unemployment had run out. So what does she do for the helluva it? Buys five Oregon Lottery St. Patrick’s Day Raffle tickets in North Portland. Now, the Vancouver resident is $670,040  (the prize after taxes) […]

Milk Run Leads to Million Dollar Win for Elderly N.Y. Friends

Milk, bread, and a couple of Lottery tickets – that was the shopping list Eula Webb, 75, and Sam Cricci, 80, both of Middletown, NY, took to the Associated Supermarket on Fulton Street earlier this month. The friends soon discovered their grocery list was a recipe for instant riches. “We made a quick trip for […]

How’s This for a Million Dollar Coincidence? Woman Named Easter Wins $1 Million on Good Friday

A woman in Blairsville, Georgia, with an “eggstrordinary” name has won an “eggscellent” prize. Betty J. Easter has won a $1 million top prize playing the Georgia Lottery instant game Millionaire Celebration just days before the Easter holiday. She was awarded her prize on Good Friday  in Blairsville, where she purchased her lucky ticket. In […]

$300,000 is a LOTTA BUCKS for a 27 Year-Old Winner. [But Ain’t it Cool?]

Oh, to be 27 years old again…and win $300,000. Oh…to be ANY age and win $300,000. Meet a 27-year-old Jesup, Georgia man, who will be busy today deciding what to do with $300,000. Joseph King won a tremendous $300,000 top prize playing the Georgia Lottery instant game Lotta Bucks. “I plan to … I don’t know,” […]

Banana Buying Binge Leads to $100,000 Virginia Lottery Win

Evelyn Hulme of Virginia Beach went to the grocery store to buy some bananas, but instead she bought a$100,000 Riches Scratcher ticket from the Virginia Lottery. When she scratched the ticket and realized she’d won the $100,000 top prize, she left the store and forgot the bananas! Well, she can always go another time. She […]

Southern Hospitality? You Betcha. Texan, Working in Georgia, Wins $100,000

A contractor working in the Valdosta, Georgia area is enjoying a “lotto” Southern hospitality. Hubert Scarborough, 63, won $100,000

$50,000 Richer: That’ll Buy You a Nice Backpack

Kari Vannostrand very rarely plays Lottery games.  But, last week, on a whim, the Maryland resident decided to purchase three Double Play scratch-offs.  While in the store, Kari scratched the tickets, revealing one of the $50,000 top prizes. The 22-year-old winner has shared the big news with some friends and family, including her mother, Kathie.  “I’m very […]

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