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Stops for Gas, Wins $126 Million Mega Million Prize

Tammy Pratt, 47, of South Fallsburg, New York, was the sole winner of the $126 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing of February 27, 2015. Pratt told lottery officials that she only buys lottery tickets when the jackpot is over $100 million. “I was between appointments and stopped to buy gas in South Fallsburg,” said Pratt. […]

Life Changer: North Carolinian Mom Shares in $564 Million Powerball Jackpot

A single mother from a small town in Coastal North Carolina has come forward to claim her $188 million Powerball prize, making her the largest jackpot winner in state history. Until recently, Marie Holmes of Shallotte supported her four children by working jobs at Wal-Mart, Food Lion, KFC, McDonald’s and Subway. The 26-year-old’s life changed […]

22.7 million U.S. dollars

Americans who play lottery spent more than $70 billion buying lottery tickets last year fueled by mega jackpots offered by multi-state games Mega Millions and Powerball. There seems to be a never ending appetite for playing lotteries in the U.S. But did you know that the European counterpart to those multi-state games is Euro Millions, […]

Just Rewards: Retired Tennessee State Trooper Wins Twice in Five Years

A winning Georgia Lottery ticket worth nearly a quarter of a million dollars was sold in Murray County, Georgia. James Bates of Benton, Tenn., is the winner who matched all five winning numbers and claimed his prize. Bates, 60, is a retired trooper from the Tennessee State Patrol. He retired after winning his first Georgia […]

Cold Month, Hot Win (1 Million) in Connecticut

While February 2015 will go down in history as the coldest on record for Connecticut, it just might be remembered as a real scorcher for Jose Medrano of Danbury, who won a $1,000,000 prize playing Powerball on February 21st. The winning Powerball numbers on February 21 were 10 – 14 – 18 – 34 – […]

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