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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 :-)

Poor Indian Woman Wins Rs 10 Million Lottery Jackpot

July 19th, 2016

Lady luck decided to come to the aid of a poor Indian family from Kerala.  Nabeesa, a rubber tapper who has an ailing mother and a sister who lost a leg to an accident, has won the 11th ‘Stree Shakti’ lottery. 

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This Week’s Top Stories

July 19th, 2016

Lottery Stories Of The Week

This week’s stories include those of a couple whose family has been beset by health issues of late found financial help in the form of a $2 million lottery win and that of a taxi driver has decided not to retire even after winning a million pound jackpot.

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FEATURE: Lottery Winner Of The Month (June 2016)

July 17th, 2016

Geoff and Judith Coombes

Lottery Winners Keep It Simple

There are lots of stories of big lottery winners who become overwhelmed by the sudden arrival of incredibly large sums of money. 

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Couple Discover $2 Million Win While At Hospital ER

July 16th, 2016

The family had been having a lot of health issues, including a heart attack for the father, when luck decided to intervene.  They anonymous couple were actually at a hospital emergency room when the wife realized their Mega Millions entry had matched five of six numbers drawn.

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ASDA Worker Wins In The Millionaire Raffle Draw

July 16th, 2016

rsz_asdaAsda worker Amanda Lewis got lucky in a previous draw and decided to use part of her £2.60 in credit to purchase a lucky dip.  Having done the same countless times, she promptly forgot about it; but this time the results were very different!

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More EuroMillions Changes Coming In September 2016

July 14th, 2016

more changes coming

Those crazy Euro folk have decided it’s time for another shake-up to the popular EuroMillions game. Starting with the draw on Tuesday 27th September 2016, these will be the latest changes to the game:-

  • Ticket price will increase from €2 to €2.50 (£2 to £2.50 in the UK)
  • An extra Lucky Star ball will be added
  • The odds of winning the jackpot will go from 1-in-116 million to 1-in-140 million
  • Jackpots will increase, now starting at €17M and will roll over more often

The jackpot cap still remains at €190M however, so this could reduce the maximum length of time before a jackpot is won.

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This Week’s Top Stories

July 12th, 2016

Lottery Stories Of The Week

A woman whose cop husband bought one Mega Millions ticket when all she wanted was Powerball entries is happy with her $169M Mega Millions jackpot, and two Texas retirees have posted a million dollar win while on a trip visiting friends.

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$4.1M Lotto Winner To Buy A House By The Ocean

July 10th, 2016

rsz_instantA Set For Life ticket allowed Dana and Leslie Graffunder to retire in their dream home early.

After Leslie bought the lucky ticket at Stewart’s Shop on South Main St.

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Lottery Winners Establish Charitable Foundation

July 10th, 2016

When Paul and Sue Rosenau won a Powerball jackpot worth $180 million back in 04 May 2008, they knew what they had to do.  After they received a one time payment of $44 million net of taxes, they used $26.4 million to establish The Legacy of Angels Foundation dedicated to finding a cure for Krabbe disease which claimed the life of their grandchild five years earlier.

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Broadstone Bus Drivers Win €24m

July 8th, 2016

It is believed that 22 members of a syndicate composed of Dublin bus drivers have won a EuroMillions jackpot of nearly €24 million.

The syndicate who are said to all work at the Broadstone garage in North Dublin have bagged €23,845,060 from the Friday EuroMillions draw. 

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