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

Idaho Lottery Winner Hides From ‘Scumbag’ Husband

January 23rd, 2011

In a heart warming feel-good story Holly Lahti made headlines a week ago as a single mother who won $190 million on Mega Millions.

But now it seems the abusive husband she separated from years ago wants a piece of her good fortune.

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Restaurant Syndicate Hit The Jackpot

January 19th, 2011

It is nice to see lottery jackpots being shared between syndicate groups.

In Kitchener, Toronto  a pool of 3 sisters who work in the family restaurant and 3 regulars just shared $6.8 million.

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Category: News