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Missouri Carpenter Builds $1,000,000 Nest Egg

A carpenter from Union, Missouri, is constructing more than buildings these days. After matching all six numbers drawn in the Missouri Lotto’s drawing on May 21, Chad Burkholder is also making millions. His Quick Pick ticket won him the $1.1 million jackpot. The father-of-three said both he and his wife were “in shock” after learning […]

Kansas Player Reels in $20,000

Duncan Todd decided to enjoy a beautiful morning by fishing. Although he didn’t catch any fish, he didn’t walk away empty handed either. The Emporia, Kansas, resident reeled in a $20,000 top prize when he revealed all ten words on a $2 Bonus Crossword instant scratch ticket! “While I was fishing, I decided to go […]

To All Those Reading This in the U.S.A., Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day everyone. And remember…there is a $200,000,000 jackpot (Powerball) out there, waiting to be won. On June 1. The best way to start a new month. Right?

Atheist Finds God After Mother Wins $1,000,000 Lottery

Have you heard about the atheist who became a believer after his mother won a $1 million lottery prize? Yup. According to the Christian Post, that’s exactly what happened to a self-confessed atheist who became a believer after mocking God by sarcastically praying for his mother to win

Ya Gotta Have Heart: Retired Cop (who had a Heart Transplant) Wins $100,000

When James Rose of Hopewell, Virginia, won $100,000 in the Virginia Lottery’s Casino Cash game, it wasn’t the biggest prize he’d ever received. That came two years ago, when he became a heart transplant recipient. But it was close! The retired police officer bought his winning ticket at the 7-Eleven ain Hopewell. “I saw it was […]

Powerball Jackpot Surging to $144,000,000! How High Will it Go?

Here are your top five jackpots currently in play around the world: 1. $144 million, Powerball, next draw, May 25 2. 26 milion euros ($36.6 million in U.S. dollars), Euro Millions, May 27. Tickets available in 11 European countries, including the U.K., France, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland and Bulgaria. 3. $35 million, Mega Millions, May 27 […]

One Month Before His Million Dollar Winning Ticket was Due to Expire, Virginia Player Cashes In

Kofi Nyanor of Alexandria, Virginia, knew on January 1 that he had won a million dollars. For more than four months, he kept the winning ticket tucked away in a safe spot. “I went about my business,” he said. “I didn’t tell anyone.” Finally, on May 19, he claimed the third and final top prize […]

Engineering a $350,000 Lottery Prize; “I Almost Passed Out,” says Winner

One lucky engineer has won a towering Georgia Lottery prize. Rodney Holloway, 44, won a $350,000 top prize playing the new instant game King’s Ransom. Holloway, who lives in Seale, Ala., purchased his ticket at EZ Fuel in Columbus, Georgia while on his way to work. “It’s my routine,” he said. “I didn’t scratch the […]

Connecticut Disc Jockey’s Greatest Hit: A $25,000 Jackpot Win

While on his way to visit his mother, 24-year old Matthew Tursi of South Windsor, Connecticut, made a spur of the moment decision to stop at a convenience  store in Windsor, and buy his mom her favorite fountain soda. “I saw the store and decided to be a nice guy and buy her a Pepsi,” […]

Daydream Believer: Louisiana Lottery Player Snags $250,000 Jackpot

  Louis Biondolillo, along with his wife Darlene, claims the $250,000 Lotto jackpot from the May 11 drawing at Lottery headquarters in Baton Rouge. For Louis Biondolillo of River Ridge, Louisiana, playing the Lottery has always been about the enjoyment he gets from daydreaming about winning the top prize. He’s doing more than just daydreaming […]

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