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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 :-)

Bell Canada Workers Get Share Of Contested Jackpot

February 15th, 2011

I love it when good sense prevails over tricky legal mess.

To recap. A syndicate of 19 Bell Canada workers came forward to claim the New Years Eve jackpot of $50 million in January.

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Christmas Day Powerball Winners Revealed

February 11th, 2011

They kept it secret from everyone for over a month. But finally the much talked about winners of the Christmas Day Powerball draw have come forward.

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Unlucky Fireman Hits 122 Million Powerball Jackpot

February 11th, 2011

His own house may have burned down last Winter…

But this year has been a whole lot luckier for New York City firefighter Stephen Kirwan.

On Tuesday Stephen was announced as the big $122 Million Poweball winner from 22nd January.

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Elementary School Workers Hit 12 Million SuperLotto Plus

February 10th, 2011

Admin workers from an elementary school in Montebello, Los Angeles were ecstatic to win Saturday’s California SuperLotto Plus.

The eleven strong syndicate group, which included the Principal, were a combination of full and part-time admin workers.

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Boston Sports Teams Make $409 Million On Lottery Instants

February 10th, 2011

Wow, we know those scratch-off tickets are tempting. But add a sports team on the front, and we’re far more likely to buy one.

Instant scratchers tickets featuring the Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins, and Patriots have sold over $409 Million.

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EuroMillions Winners Forgot To Buy Ticket

February 9th, 2011

Ouch, that would have been a depressing moment.

Susan and Lee Mullen from Grimsby religiously bought their single ticket for the EuroMillions every week. Until the birth of their daughter.

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Mega Millions Winners Share The Wealth

February 8th, 2011

Last May Jackie Wells Cisneros and her husband won $266 million on the Mega Millions lottery.

That was the 8th largest in the history of the game.

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UK Lotto Launches ‘Lotto Plus 5’

February 7th, 2011

I’m not sure the UK needs yet another lottery game. But starting this Thursday you can now ‘Plus 5’ your UK Lotto entry.

At the moment the UK Lotto is drawn Wednesday and Saturday.

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Greed Halts 50 Million Lottery Prize

February 6th, 2011

The green eyed monster can strike over the smallest things. But where a 50 million lottery win is concerned, it can be a whole different story.

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Salisbury Woman Wins $1 Million On A Scratchcard

February 5th, 2011

Lynda Martinez is one lucky scratcher this week.

She opted for the 20 year annuity payment on her winning lottery scratchcard, and just got her first payment.

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