ASDA Worker Wins In The Millionaire Raffle Draw

July 16th, 2016

rsz_asdaAsda worker Amanda Lewis got lucky in a previous draw and decided to use part of her £2.60 in credit to purchase a lucky dip.  Having done the same countless times, she promptly forgot about it; but this time the results were very different!

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More EuroMillions Changes Coming In September 2016

July 14th, 2016

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Those crazy Euro folk have decided it’s time for another shake-up to the popular EuroMillions game. Starting with the draw on Tuesday 27th September 2016, these will be the latest changes to the game:-

  • Ticket price will increase from €2 to €2.50 (£2 to £2.50 in the UK)
  • An extra Lucky Star ball will be added
  • The odds of winning the jackpot will go from 1-in-116 million to 1-in-140 million
  • Jackpots will increase, now starting at €17M and will roll over more often

The jackpot cap still remains at €190M however, so this could reduce the maximum length of time before a jackpot is won.

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This Week’s Top Stories

July 12th, 2016

Lottery Stories Of The Week

A woman whose cop husband bought one Mega Millions ticket when all she wanted was Powerball entries is happy with her $169M Mega Millions jackpot, and two Texas retirees have posted a million dollar win while on a trip visiting friends.

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$4.1M Lotto Winner To Buy A House By The Ocean

July 10th, 2016

rsz_instantA Set For Life ticket allowed Dana and Leslie Graffunder to retire in their dream home early.

After Leslie bought the lucky ticket at Stewart’s Shop on South Main St.

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Lottery Winners Establish Charitable Foundation

July 10th, 2016

When Paul and Sue Rosenau won a Powerball jackpot worth $180 million back in 04 May 2008, they knew what they had to do.  After they received a one time payment of $44 million net of taxes, they used $26.4 million to establish The Legacy of Angels Foundation dedicated to finding a cure for Krabbe disease which claimed the life of their grandchild five years earlier.

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Broadstone Bus Drivers Win €24m

July 8th, 2016

It is believed that 22 members of a syndicate composed of Dublin bus drivers have won a EuroMillions jackpot of nearly €24 million.

The syndicate who are said to all work at the Broadstone garage in North Dublin have bagged €23,845,060 from the Friday EuroMillions draw. 

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Camelot Launches App With Ticket Scanning Technology

July 8th, 2016

Camelot has been busy keeping up with the latest technology.  In the latest upgrade to the Lottery App, the lottery operators have added a ticket scanning capability.

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Cabbie Not Retiring After Lotto Win

July 6th, 2016

Taxi driver Gordon Rees plays the lottery regularly.  But on the day he won, he had changed one aspect of his play by buying his lucky dips from the co-op where he had also bought a pint of milk.

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Two-Time Lotto Winners Remain Grounded

July 6th, 2016

rsz_tempeKerry and Dianne Carmichael have been playing the lottery for more than 30 years, and they have been handsomely rewarded for it.  The couple have won big twice:  a $2.5 million Pick Jackpot Kerry won in 1995 and a $1 million Powerball payout for Dianne just before their annuities from the first ran out.

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Texas Retirees Win A Million While Traveling

July 6th, 2016

People usually travel after they win substantial amounts in the lottery;  retirees Joseph and Anetia Roseman are a bit different.

The couple were traveling, on a visit to friends in North Carolina when they decided to try their luck on a Mega Millions quick pick ticket from the S.M.

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