So How Do You Find Lottery Winners 7 Years Later?

January 31st, 2011

Remember these lottery winners that were conned out of their big win. The store owner who checked their ticket told them they had lost.

It turns out they won a free ticket.

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Category: News

Struggling Waitress Hits $12.5 Million Jackpot

January 29th, 2011

Patricia Eisel, 40 was a single mum of three kids, working as a waitress in Long Island, New York.

Now she’s a multi-millionaire who will no longer worry about paying the bills 🙂

“This came just in time,” she said at a check-presentation ceremony yesterday.

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Man Finds $250,000 Winning Ticket in Drawer

January 28th, 2011

It’s amazing what you can turn up in your sock drawer, eh?

In Baltimore, USA whilst taking a break from watching the NFL playoffs, a man came across some old lottery tickets lying in a dresser drawer.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

True Lottery Winners Found – 7 Years Later

January 28th, 2011

Do you check your own lottery tickets to see if you have won?

Make sure you do.

Because whilst most lottery retailers are decent honest people, some are not.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Lucky Dog Photo Contest Entrants Barking Mad Over Cheats

January 27th, 2011

The New Mexico Lottery thought they were on to a winner when they lauched their Lucky Dog Photo Contest.

Entrants were asked to submit photos of their dogs – 6 of which would eventually win the prize of being featured on the new Lucky Dog scratch off tickets.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Youngest Ever South African Lottery Winner Murderer

January 27th, 2011

What goes around comes around.

Jason Canterbury is the youngest ever winner of the South African lottery. But he also just happens to have been convicted of murder, and sentenced to 28 years in prison!

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Category: News

College Girl Wins Royal Riches

January 26th, 2011

People do win on those scratch off tickets, and sometimes it happens to really nice people too.

Krystal Huerta-Galindo, 26, played the Georgia Lottery instant game Royal Riches and won a $500,000 top prize.

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Essex Luckiest Place In The UK

January 25th, 2011

Lottery statistics released today by the UK National Lottery have revealed the top 10 luckiest areas in the UK.

Ilford in Essex came out No. 1 for lottery winners, with £87 million alone in big prizes.

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Category: Questions Answered

$122 Million Powerball Ticket In New York Laundromat

January 25th, 2011

Now that’s some way to clean up.

One very lucky Powerball player just won $122 million at the Clothespin Laundromat in Catskill, New York.

Though laundromat owner Bhasu Patel wasn’t sure who won, rumors have already begun to spread around town.

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£5.5 Million Jackpot Winner Flees Spain Broke

January 24th, 2011

It’s sad to see but not entirely uncommon when lottery winners win the big one. Back in 1997 Lawrence Candlish won £5.5 million on the UK Lotto.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories