Nervous Couple Wait 6 Months To Claim Big Win

February 17th, 2011

Most of us would be on the case instantly – but Raleigh and Erin Hill of North Carolina knowingly held on to their winning ticket for 6 months!

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Do Quick Picks Win More Often..?

February 16th, 2011

Actually the full question was:-

Do more people win with a single quick pick, than those who buy multiple random tickets?

But I’ll answer both.

The honest answer is, the lottery companies don’t release that kind of information.

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Category: Questions Answered

Man Attempts Scotch Tape Lottery Ticket Forgery

February 15th, 2011

On Friday Allen Hudaifa, 57, of Houston, was charged with claiming a lottery prize by fraud.

He tried to cash in a scratch off ticket back in February 2010.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

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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Category: News

Lottery Winner Starts His Own Truck Racing Team

February 14th, 2011

You know lottery winners usually pay off their mortgage, and maybe buy a new car?

Well Joe Denette won a big payout on the Mega Millions back in 2009, and rather than retire quietly, he decided setting up his own truck racing team would be far more fun.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

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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Category: News

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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Category: News

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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Category: News

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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Category: News

Could Your Lunch Receipt Be Worth $1,000?

February 9th, 2011

A new lottery game is being trialled in Puerto Rico.

Every time someone buys something in a shop, their receipt now contains a number.

And every week those receipts could win prizes ranging from $100 to $1,000.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories