19 Year Old Squaddie Scratches $100,000

April 28th, 2011

Fresh home from basic training in Fort Lee, Cody Fairey was already packing for Fort Bliss.

But it was whilst watching a hockey game with his brother and father, that he scratched off the Minnesota Hold ‘Em ticket.

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Don’t Let Drug Dealers Buy Your Winning Ticket

April 28th, 2011

In perhaps this months most crazy lottery story, a Baltimore man is accused of laundering drug money by buying winning lottery tickets for cash.

Steven Blackwell is alleged to have bought and claimed for 3 winning lottery tickets over a 5 week period.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Lottery Winner Honours War Hero Great-Grandfather

April 27th, 2011

He could have jumped straight to the fast car and the big house.

But £1.6 Million lottery winner Neil Baker’s first thought was to finally take the trip to honour the grave of his great-grandfather who died in service during the Great War.

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Old Friends Happy To Split $1 Million Jackpot

April 26th, 2011

It may have been an unofficial agreement, and was never placed in writing. But Eula Webb and Sam Cricci are not greedy people, and are more than appreciative of the $1 Million they find themselves sharing.

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Pushy Sales Clerk Shocked At Selling $615,000 Ticket

April 26th, 2011

Kevin Russell normally only buys Powerball or Hot Lotto tickets. But a pushy sales clerk at ‘On The Fly’ encouraged him to spend an extra $5 on a ticket for the Idaho Lottery Wild Card draw.

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Irish Lottery Winners Net €4.7m

April 22nd, 2011

The mystery couple bought their ticket in Nenagh, County Tipperary, at Cleary’s Garage on the Limerick Road.

But Cleary’s were not telling who the mystery couple are, other than to say they were from the Mid West of Ireland.

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Jackpot Win Saves Ticket Seller From Closure

April 22nd, 2011

It’s not often you hear about the hard working store owners that we buy our tickets from.

You know, the folks who work 12 hour days selling us everything from newspapers to chocolate bars.

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Geordie Cleaning Ladies Win £4,091,609

April 21st, 2011

An all girl syndicate of 16 cleaners from Egglescliffe Comprehensive in County Durham shared the UK Lotto jackpot on Saturday.

The jackpot had rolled over to a massive £16,366,436.

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UK Lotto Syndicate Win £4 Million With A Lucky Dip

April 20th, 2011

There was extra singing in the Rhondda Valley this Saturday, to the tune of £4,091,609.

A syndicate of rugby loving fans from the Rhondda Valley in South Wales just hit the UK Lotto jackpot, with a £1 lucky dip ticket.

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Kids Squabble When Father Dies Day After Jackpot Win

April 20th, 2011

Lajos Szanto won $1,818,181.82 on the Australian lottery. But sadly died the very next day.

Unfortunately the four children he leaves behind are now fighting in court over who gets the cash.

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