Saved From Homelessness By Scratchcard

April 3rd, 2011

Things really had got that bad. Alison Hollick, 48, had lost her telesales job, and was in arrears with the mortgage.

With little other option, the house had been put up for sale and a buyer had already been found.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Record Lottery Win In Finland

April 3rd, 2011

On Saturday night the biggest ever lottery win was claimed by a single ticket in Finland.

The winner, from Espoo in Finland, will collect the full jackpot sum of €7.5 Million.

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Category: News

St. Patrick’s Day Millionaire

April 1st, 2011

Her mother thought she had been given a speeding ticket.

But the Government issued paperwork she had just pulled out of her purse was actually confirmation that she was an overnight millionaire.

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Category: News

Armagh Five Share Three-Way Jackpot

April 1st, 2011

Five workers from the HCL call centre will each be depositing £155,306 after their numbers came up on the UK Lotto last Wednesday.

The jackpot of £2,329,590 was shared by 3 winning tickets, making each ticket worth £776,530.

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Albany Lottery Winners Revealed [pic]

April 1st, 2011

The Albany lottery winners have been revealed.

The lucky office pool of 7 that won last Friday’s Mega Millions have now been made public via a press conference in Schenectady, New York:

Albany Lottery Winners: John Hilton, Gabrielle Mahar, John Kutey, Tracy Sussman, Mike Barth, Kristin Baldwin and Leon Peck.

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Category: News

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