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All the latest interesting lottery news. As you may have guessed, we pretty much love lottery games and are borderline obsessed with them. So we spend far too much time reading about the lottery to bring you an easy to access summary of all the most interesting lottery news stories. Enjoy :-)

Mum Gets A Bungalow While I Travel The World

April 6th, 2011

Last Saturday he was a temporary machine operator scraping by on just £210 per week.

By Sunday his life had completely changed and he found himself £2,388,987 richer.

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$45 Million Unclaimed Lottery Prizes In Wisconsin

April 5th, 2011

Double check those old tickets Wisconsin – because there are over $45 Million of lottery prizes left unclaimed.

Most of the prizes are for smaller amounts, but there are big prizes too such as a $1 Million winning Powerball ticket which was sold in Racine County back in August 2009.

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Winners Ship Comes In At Port Hope

April 5th, 2011

Another lucky St Patricks day winner, Valerie Deziel, was shocked to discover she was the second prize winner in the Canda Lotto 6/49.

She told the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation:

I literally ran all the way home.

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Where Do You Hide Your Winning Lottery Ticket?

April 5th, 2011

Lottery companies do have to deal with some fishy claims at times.

But some are more fishy than others. Such as the winner Camelot (UK) say kept their ticket ‘safely’ inside a packet of cat treats.

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Record Lottery Win In Finland

April 3rd, 2011

On Saturday night the biggest ever lottery win was claimed by a single ticket in Finland.

The winner, from Espoo in Finland, will collect the full jackpot sum of €7.5 Million.

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St. Patrick’s Day Millionaire

April 1st, 2011

Her mother thought she had been given a speeding ticket.

But the Government issued paperwork she had just pulled out of her purse was actually confirmation that she was an overnight millionaire.

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Armagh Five Share Three-Way Jackpot

April 1st, 2011

Five workers from the HCL call centre will each be depositing £155,306 after their numbers came up on the UK Lotto last Wednesday.

The jackpot of £2,329,590 was shared by 3 winning tickets, making each ticket worth £776,530.

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Albany Lottery Winners Revealed [pic]

April 1st, 2011

The Albany lottery winners have been revealed.

The lucky office pool of 7 that won last Friday’s Mega Millions have now been made public via a press conference in Schenectady, New York:

Albany Lottery Winners: John Hilton, Gabrielle Mahar, John Kutey, Tracy Sussman, Mike Barth, Kristin Baldwin and Leon Peck.

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Best Movie Night Ever For Canada 649 Winners

March 31st, 2011

It was supposed to be just a quiet Friday night in.

Both Paula George and Brad MacArthur were suffering from colds, so Brad stopped off to rent a DVD on the way home.

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World’s Unluckiest Man Said ‘No’ To $319M Office Pool

March 31st, 2011

Have you ever said ‘no’ to the office lottery pool?

After reading this, you’ll probably be throwing your money at them next time they ask.

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