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Under the Christmas Tree, a Lottery Ticket Worth $100,000

Shirley Jacobs of Carrollton, Virginia, doesn’t play the lottery very often. So when she scratched the $100,000 Cash Cyclone ticket she received as a Christmas gift from her son, she didn’t immediately realize she’d won the $100,000 top prize. “I thought it was a fluke,” she said, when she claimed her prize. The ticket was […]

Sudden Impulse Leads to $143,670 Keno Win (in Oregon)

John Wesley Griffin of La Grande, Oregon, seldom plays a seven-spot Keno ticket, but after winning a $143,670 prize, he’s glad he gave it a try. Griffin played five consecutive games in La Grande. In his third game, he matched all seven numbers for a $5,500 prize. John played $5 per game, which increased his […]

A Jumbo Win ($100,000) for Georgia Scratch Card Player

One Brantley County, Georgia, man has lined up a Bingo win from the Georgia Lottery. Jacob Jacobs, 25, of Hoboken, Ga., won a $100,000 top prize playing the instant game Jumbo Bucks Bingo. The lucky winner said he selected the ticket because “it’s fun to play!” “When I saw the corners pop up, I was […]

Player Finds $1 Million Lottery Ticket on the Floorboard of Her Car

Marjorie McDaniel of Farmington, New Mexico, claimed a $1 million Powerball prize from the New Mexico Lottery. She is the New Mexico Lottery’s ninth millionaire of 2012. She missed the red Powerball of 6 and a share of the record $587 million jackpot. The jackpot was won by tickets sold in Arizona and Missouri. McDaniel, […]

Holiday Cheer: North Carolinian Wins $420,731 Playing the State’s Cash 5 Game

Fred McNeil was expecting family from out of town to arrive at his Holly Springs, North Carolina home sometime early in the morning, recently. So he wasn’t surprised when a phone call woke him from sleep to confirm they would be there in a few minutes. As he waited, McNeil decided to check the lottery’s […]

Lottery Winners Everywhere: New Zealand Lottery Pool Shares in $125,000 (NZ dollars) Win

Just before Christmas, a delighted eight-member work syndicate from Island Bay New World, New Zealand  has claimed a Lotto First Division prize, says NZ Lotteries’ Chief Executive Wayne Pickup. The syndicate will share a prize of $125,000, as there were seven other winners of Lotto First Division on the weekend. Pool spokesperson George says the […]

Thank You, and Merry Christmas to You All

To all of you who bought my updated ebook on the lottery…thank you and I hope you enjoy it on your Kindle. Apologies to those of you who only have an iPad (well…I’m glad you have an iPad because they are cool)…and can’t get the book. Yet. The holiday season has been a crazy time […]

A Very Merry ($1 Million) Christmas for Out of Work Masonry Worker

The last couple of years have been tough ones for masonry worker Christopher Colwick of New Britain, Connecticut. Two years ago, Colwick was laid off from his job and his family has been struggling to make ends meet ever since.  But Colwick’s life took a dramatic and positive turn for the better on Dec. 20 […]

Shout Out to….

I wanted to thank a few folks who emailed me and said they had bought my KINDLE updated book about Lottery Winners… Out of respect their privacy…I won’t publish their names but I did want to thank them in this public way: Thank you Jordy G., Brett N., Frank W., Lilly S. and Marilyn M. […]

Holiday Cheer: Iowa CrossWord Winner Takes Home $50,000 (minus taxes)

A Waterloo, Iowa woman may not have had the best luck catching her dinner while out fishing with her son, but she did come home with a top prize of $50,000 on the lottery’s “Peppermint Super Crossword” instant-scratch game. Kathy Schmidt, 50, said she took a break from fishing to scratch her ticket and couldn’t […]

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