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Twice is nice. Virginia Player Wins Million Dollar Prizes TWICE in 2 Months

You have to wonder about things like this….at least I do. Some people beat the odds. There is no accounting for it. There are no systems that work. It just happens to some folks. Take the story of a man name Bouldin, from Chester, Va. He was on his way home from work when he […]

In the UK: Woman Misses Work, Misses Lottery Pool Win (So Now She is Suing Them)

An item from the BBC News wire brought home how important it is to have all lottery pool members sign on before a draw. In the UK, a mother-to-be is to sue her former workmates because she missed out on a Euromillions jackpot win when she was off work with morning sickness. Ten staff at […]

He Plays it Again, Wins a Million Bucks

A roll of the dice changed the life of one lucky Michigan Lottery player.   Ronald Borus was the grand prize winner in the Michigan Lottery’s Play It Again $1 Million Finalist Drawing, which aired in September across the state. Borus bested the other two finalists, Sandy Dennis of Lake Orion and Jim Alsvesteffer of […]

English Couple Plan to Enjoy Lottery Win, Visit Disney World

A  FRIEND OF MINE FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM sent me news of a big time lottery winner. Here is his story: A roofer who scooped a £3.6 (English pounds) million Lotto win is building a dream home – but this time, he isn’t doing the work himself. Stuart Hunt, 33, has been forced to live […]

One….is the luckiest number for Idaho Powerball player

 Danny Goodnight from Twin Falls, Idaho, had a dream that he had a winning Powerball ticket and the first number on it was the number 1. So when recently, Goodnight found himself in the liquor store on Kimberly Road in Twin Falls , the long-haul, feeder truck driver for UPS asked for a quick pick […]

Playing Poker, Lottery Style, Wins Player $250,000

William Runnels of Indianapolis is the first lucky player to claim a $250,000 top prize on the Hoosier Lottery’s new poker lottodraw game.   William said he took a chance on the new game because he is a fan of card games. “I like cards, but I’m not that good at poker,” said William. “I saw […]

Show Me the Money? OK…Here’s $250,000

A Knob Noster woman used family birthdates to win a $250,000 Missouri Lottery Show Me Cash jackpot. Maria Webb, 60, matched all five winning Show Me Cash numbers. She bought her lucky ticket in Warrensburg, Missouri.   Webb admitted to playing most Lottery games and using her own numbers.   “It’s the same ticket I […]

The Beginning of a Lucky Streak, Starts with a $20,000 Win

Leon McGee, 35, of Bonner Springs, Kansas, is feeling pretty lucky after uncovering a $20,000 top prize on a $2 Bonus Crossword instant scratch ticket.   “After visiting my kids yesterday, I stopped to get cigarettes and bought the Bonus Crossword ticket with the $2 I had left,” the winner said. “I didn’t scratch it, […]

Dad’s $30,000 Win Allows Him to Buy Needed Gift for a Daughter

Michael Nashif of Newberg, Oregon, entered a number of his non-winning Oregon Lottery “Priceless Gems” Scratch-it tickets in the Lottery’s Scratch-it Second Chance Drawing. Imagine how excited and surprised he was when one of those non-winning tickets was drawn, and Michael became a $30,000 winner. Imagine how excited and surprised Michael’s daughter was when he […]

Teacher Knows Best. Woms $1 million playing Mega Millions

Deborah Taylor knows all about helping young people. For 30 years, she taught fourth and fifth grade in Hampton City Schools in Virginia. Now she has a little retirement money with which to kick back. Ms. Taylor won $1 million playing Mega Millions. “I was in disbelief,” she said, recalling the moment she discovered how […]

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