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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 :-)

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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Mail Workers Syndicate Hit $46.5M On Mega Millions

February 5th, 2011

Josea and Charlene Person just collected their big win from Tuesday’s Mega Millions. The husband and wife of 8 years represented a lottery syndicate of 13 mail workers from Romulus in Michigan.

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Wyoming Wins Lottery – Only 6 States Left

February 2nd, 2011

The USA is a funny old place.

Where else could you have the city of sin (Las Vegas) in a State that doesn’t allow the lottery (Nevada)..!

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So How Do You Find Lottery Winners 7 Years Later?

January 31st, 2011

Remember these lottery winners that were conned out of their big win. The store owner who checked their ticket told them they had lost.

It turns out they won a free ticket.

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Struggling Waitress Hits $12.5 Million Jackpot

January 29th, 2011

Patricia Eisel, 40 was a single mum of three kids, working as a waitress in Long Island, New York.

Now she’s a multi-millionaire who will no longer worry about paying the bills 🙂

“This came just in time,” she said at a check-presentation ceremony yesterday.

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