Truck Driver Hits £17.8 Million

March 15th, 2011

Remember last weeks UK Lotto triple rollover?

Well we now know who won it. And hard-up truck driver Matthew Breach is the lucky sole winner of the entire sum.

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The Lottery Winners Brochure – Or How To Avoid Going Bust

March 11th, 2011

When you win a big prize in New Zealand, the lottery company provide you with a very helpful winners brochure.

It doesn’t tell you what to do with your money, but has some very sensible advice on how to avoid blowing it all!

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Lincolnshire Lottery Winners Buy Bungalows

March 10th, 2011

It might not conjure up images of the most glamorous  millionaire lifestyles, but this Lincolnshire syndicate are happy enough with their new homes.

John Bell and his wife Chris, together with 3 colleagues at the Moy Park food plant in Sleaford made up the 5 strong group.

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Broken Lottery Machine Shatters Car Workers Dreams

March 10th, 2011

Workers at the Land Rover factory in Solihull, West Midlands could not believe their luck when their winnings numbers were drawn.

Unfortunately they didn’t have a ticket for the draw.

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Where Do You Keep Your Lottery Tickets?

March 10th, 2011

Us lottery players are a strange bunch.

The Mirror reports the results of a survey into what we do to keep our lottery tickets safe.

7% of people surveyed would keep a winning ticket under their mattress.

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UK Lotto Triple Rollover

March 9th, 2011

Things have got pretty exciting on the UK Lotto this week.

As the UK Lotto is a 6 from 49 game, the odds are much better than a lot of lottery games – so rollovers are much rarer.

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Kissimmee Woman Hits $182 Million Powerball Jackpot

March 6th, 2011

Ines Carvajal from Kissimmee was revealed as the winner of the massive $182.1 MillionPowerball jackpot, drawn on the 26th February.

The winning ticket was bought at Publix, 2340 Fortune Road in Kissimmee.

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Record UK Lottery Sales

March 5th, 2011

Camelot which runs the lottery in the UK, has said they are expecting their year end sales figures to be about £5.7 Billion.

The beats their previous record year of £5.5 Billion from 13 years ago.

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£1 BILLION Unclaimed UK Lottery Prizes

March 4th, 2011

That figure made me do a double take.

Since the lottery started in the UK back in 1994, the number of prizes unclaimed has now reached a phenomenal £1.1 Billion – yes over a billion.

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Canadian Woman Hits Jackpot TWICE

March 3rd, 2011

Ann Lepine from Fort Smith, NWT, felt lucky enough back in 2007 when she and her husband hit the jackpot on the Canada Lotto.

The couple collected a huge $11 Million on the 6/49 game in October 2007.

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