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Instantly ….a $50,000 Winner in Iowa

In an effort to save 20 cents on a soda, a Granger, Iowa man went across the street to a different convenience store and the decision paid off. Lloyd Moore purchased an “Instantly Rich” instant-scratch ticket with his soda, and ended up winning the sixth of 10 top prizes of $50,000 available in the game. […]

Nice Second Prize: $500,000

If you’d seen Wendy Querry when she discovered she’d won $500,000 in the Virginia Lottery, you probably wouldn’t have known it. Her immediate reaction was… silence. “I didn’t tell anyone,” the Spring Grove woman said as she claimed her prize. “I haven’t shared it with anyone but my husband.”   It happened when she stopped […]

A Gamble Pays Off: Georgia Player Wins $150,000

One lucky Dallas, Georgia, man is excited over his heaping handful of winnings while celebrating the new year. Alton Gamble, 59, played the instant game Giant Jumbo Bucks, winning a $150,000 top prize. “I was shocked and in disbelief, actually,” he said. With his wife Patricia, Gamble has no immediate plans for his winnings. “We […]

Minnesotan Plays Lottery Bingo, Wins $141,145

Marcia Turner of Blaine, Minnesota, says she has been a huge fan of the lottery for years. She recently started playing the Lottery’s Progressive Print-N-Play game after a sales clerk at Neighbor Stop in Blaine recommended the game to her. “I had never heard of it before, but I thought I should give it a […]

Florida Teachers Share $1 Million Powerball Prize

Vicky Blinn, 44, of Sanford, Florida, claimed a $1 million POWERBALL® prize from the drawing held on Wednesday, January 8, 2014. The winning ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers, which were 10-28-39-47-58, and did not match the Powerball, which was 22. Blinn is part of a lottery pool made up of teachers […]

Astonishing: Mega Millions’ $61 Million Winner is “Thrilled” (One Would Hope)

Amid a festive setting of balloons and cheering onlookers, the Tennessee Lottery welcomed the winners of its largest prize ever, who arrived to claim the $61 million Mega Millions jackpot won from the drawing held Friday, Jan. 3. The winners of the hefty prize were Bettina “Tina” Still and her son Jonathan, both of Nashville. […]

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