Freeman Wins $25M Powerball Jackpot

June 13th, 2011

Jimmy Freeman bought a quick pick ticket for the Powerball draw on Wednesday 8th June.

Jimmy, 58, from Fall River, Massachusetts, then walked into lottery headquarters on Thursday morning to claim his $25,6000,000 winnings.

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UK’s Luckiest Lottery Cities

June 10th, 2011

You may have wondered which areas of the UK have been the luckiest when it comes to winning the lottery.

Well now we know, as The UK National Lottery have kindly provided us with a list.

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Great Gran Wins Lottery But Keeps The Council House

June 9th, 2011

Helen Walker, 78, may be £1.5 Million richer but has no interest in upgrading her lifestyle.

Husband Stanley, 57, and Helen are both quite happy in the ex-council house they bought back in 1988.

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Real Life ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Wins The Lottery

June 4th, 2011

He was a poor and illiterate carpenter living in the slums of Manila. Too poor to send his children to school.

But on Thursday he became a millionaire, and the Philippine’s 2nd largest ever lottery winner.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Costco Lottery Winners – 20 Workers Hit $201 Million Powerball Jackpot

June 3rd, 2011

A syndicate of 20 workers from the Costco store in Melville, New York are celebrating a huge Powerball lottery win of $201.9 Million.

The workers identities have yet to be revealed however.

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Spiderman Wins The Lottery – Plans To Do Good [photo]

June 3rd, 2011

This Chinese lottery winner particularly valued his privacy.

Some countries do require you to accept publicity when claiming a big lottery prize. But there isn’t any small print to say you can’t turn up at the press conference dressed as your favourite super hero…

‘Spiderman’ has been buying lottery tickets for about 6 years now apparently.

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Stolen Lottery Tickets: 5 Ways To Stop It Happening To You

June 2nd, 2011

It doesn’t happen very often, but it happens often enough that the lottery companies have teams to investigate suspicious claims.

Here’s How It Looks:

You hand over your lottery ticket to the guy in the shop.

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Cheated Lottery Winner Sues Lottery Company

June 1st, 2011

In the latest twist on an older story, a Dallas man is now suing various parties to try and recover the $1 Million that he missed out on when a sales clerk stole his winning lottery ticket.

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Woman Wins Jackpot After Atheist Son’s Prayer To Win The Lottery

May 30th, 2011

It started as a joke for Sal Bentivegna, 28, to taunt his mother.

They were playing the penny slots machine in Atlantic City, and losing. So jokingly Sal suggested his mother say a prayer to win the lottery – and ask her God for a million dollars.

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Forgot To Change Lottery Numbers – Won The Jackpot

May 27th, 2011

It was very much a case of ‘dumb luck’ for the Lifschutz’s of Woodmere, Nassau County.

They picked their numbers like a lot of people do, based on birthdays and ages of their family and friends.

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