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Mega Millions Quick Pick Yields $7.5 Million for Retiree

Christina Ford of Dallas, Ga. came forward today as the winner of Georgia’s unclaimed $7,500,000 Mega Millions prize. She was one of two winners to split a $15 million jackpot July 22. Winning numbers for the July 22 Mega Millions drawing were: 8-24-25-26-30, and the Mega Ball was 7. Ford played using the Quik Pik […]

A Gem of a Prize: California Player Hits $1 Million Prize

Matthew Parks is a hard worker, a good son and a good father – and he’s also one of California’s newest millionaires after winning the top prize of $1 million on one of the California Lottery’s newest Scratchers® tickets, Lucky Gems. Parks has two jobs and recently after leaving one of them, he stopped and […]

$5 Scratcher Leads to $1 Million for New York Player

Matthew Beidl of Troy, NY, said his winning experience began when he used a $5 prize from a Lottery scratch-off game to purchase another $5 scratch-off ticket. What happened next was anything but business as usual. “I scratched the ticket in my car and saw the number 18 matched up and underneath it said, ‘Jackpot.’ […]

U.S. Has Powerball, Mega Millions, the UK (and other countries ) Have Euro Milliions: $84 Million Winner Comes Forward in Wales

A £61,102,442.90 (about $84 million in US dollars) jackpot was scooped by the Davies family from Monmouthshire, Wales. They are sales executive Stephanie Davies, 23, her mum Sonia, her partner Keith Reynolds (who were on holiday in Florida at the time) and sister Courtney. Amazingly, Sonia had just had life-saving surgery just days before they […]

Powerball Draw on 7/30 is $478 Million, 8th largest in U.S. ever

Talk about getting high. How does $478 million sound? Worth a $2 bet? Think about it: how much do you pay  every day for a cup of coffee? A Starbucks cup? Granted, all you have to do is beat 1 in 292 million odds. No problem. You see…someone…is going to do exactly that. One day […]

Now You Can Play the Lottery in Vietnam: Jackpot Worth $535,000 in USD

Remember when Vietnam… any mention of…referred to the war? Now they’re Americanizing the lottery. Vietnam’s first ever self-select lottery opened recently with a minimum jackpot of VND12 billion, or $535,000 in US dollars in Ho Chi Minh City. The computerized lottery ‘Mega 6/45’ was introduced with that record jackpot eight times the highest prize in […]

Third of Three Winners in Powerball’s $1.6 billion Jackpot Finally Come Forward

After months of mystery, the third and final winners of the January Powerball lottery’s $1.6 billion jackpot have come forward to claim their prize. Winners Marvin and Mae Acosta bought their winning ticket in Chino Hills, Calif. According to Powerball, the couple’s share of the record-setting jackpot is $528.8 million. They opted to take the […]

Pay Off His Tractor? No Problem for $50,000 Winning Missouri Powerball Player

A couple from Bland has a reason to celebrate after winning a $50,000 Missouri Lottery prize. In fact, Julia and Barry Baker plan to keep it low-key, just like retirement has been since the couple relocated from St. Louis more than a decade ago. Barry won $50 on his favorite Pick 3 numbers recently, so […]

Railroad Workers Pool in California Wins $900,000

Willie Ramos and Hernando Manalo were all smiles as they walked into the California Lottery’s Santa Fe Springs District Office. That’s because these two young gentlemen were proudly representing the group of 18 Union Pacific Railroad workers who matched five of six Mega Millions numbers to win $900,790! Ramos and Manalo, who have been friends […]

July Surprise: New York Couple Scratches, Wins $5 Million

An upstate New York lottery player had a bang up celebration shortly after July 4th: A $5 million prize scratching Set For Life ticket. Dana Graffunder, 60, of Voorheesville, NY retired from his job as a warehouse receiver soon after his wife, Leslie, gifted him with the winning scratch-off ticket. Leslie Graffunder quickly followed suit; […]

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