Postman Pat Hits The Jackpot

March 31st, 2011

A popular postman from Cork won half of the €14Million Irish Lotto jackpot on Saturday.

Pat Broderick from Kinsale is a father of four, and husband of Mary.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Best Movie Night Ever For Canada 649 Winners

March 31st, 2011

It was supposed to be just a quiet Friday night in.

Both Paula George and Brad MacArthur were suffering from colds, so Brad stopped off to rent a DVD on the way home.

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World’s Unluckiest Man Said ‘No’ To $319M Office Pool

March 31st, 2011

Have you ever said ‘no’ to the office lottery pool?

After reading this, you’ll probably be throwing your money at them next time they ask.

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NZ Lotto Dog [video]

March 30th, 2011

If you live in New Zealand you’ll probably already know about the lucky lotto dog advert (is he called Wilson?).

But if not you’ll enjoy this bittersweet lottery winners tale of the NZ lotto dog:

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Famous Lottery Players – Dame Helen Mirren

March 29th, 2011

Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren still buys a lottery ticket every now and again.

But she does wait for the jackpot to get big first:

When the lottery gets big, up to $50million, I buy a ticket because maybe I will win.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Winning Lottery Ticket Discovered In Church Collection

March 29th, 2011

It’s normal to donate a little something when the church collection plate goes round.

But the 55 year old pastor of a struggling Baltimore church was surprised to find a $3 scratch card amongst the donations on Sunday.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

How Many Lottery Winners Go Broke?

March 28th, 2011

The stories of lottery winners who lost their millions make great reading. But can there really be as many as it seems, or is it all just media hype – so how many lottery winners go broke?

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Category: Questions Answered

Clerk Charged With Stealing Winning Scratch-Off Tickets

March 28th, 2011

Amanda Lawing, 26, used to be a store clerk at The Kangaroo Express in Denver.

But not any more, as she was charged with ‘felony larceny’ for allegedly stealing lottery tickets from her place of work.

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Kay Mellor – The Syndicate A Winner?

March 27th, 2011

Kay Mellor’s new project ‘The Syndicate’ looks set to be a ‘winner’ from the start.

The popular writer of hit TV series such as ‘Fat Friends’, ‘Band of Gold’ and ‘A Passionate Woman’ has turned her typewriter to the subject of lottery syndicate winners.

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Albany Office Syndicate Hits Mega Millions Jackpot

March 27th, 2011

We can confirm Friday night’s $319 Million Mega Millions jackpot has been won.

A single ticket claimed the whole prize. And it was bought from Coulson’s News in Albany, New York.

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