Losers

We all lose on the lottery, but sometimes even the big winners turn out to be losers after all. Now you know it should have been you.

Man Blows £1.8m Lottery Win

March 21st, 2013

Bad investments and a taste for the fast life cost Roger Griffiths, who won a lottery jackpot worth £1.8 million, all of his money, his career and his marriage.

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Category: News

Man Misses £34 Million Jackpot: Played Different Numbers For First Time In Years

February 28th, 2013

For almost six years Gavin Lapsley, a worker from Tillicoultry, Clacks, always  bet on his favorite combination of 5, 11, 16, 25 and 28, plus lucky stars 7 and 9.

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Category: News

The Health Lottery: Loser Ad Banned

February 16th, 2013

The UK’s often controversial ‘The Health Lottery‘, has just received a sharp rap on the knuckles from the Advertising Standards Authority.

Claiming the ad was simply light-hearted and in a comedy style, The Health Lottery were disappointed to have the ad banned.

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Category: News

Caught On Camera Cashing Stolen Scratch Off Ticket

February 12th, 2013

Stealing lottery tickets is not a very wise practice in the first place.

If for no other reason than the lottery company track tickets from door to door, and know exactly which stores has which batches of tickets.

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Category: News

Millionaire Lotto Dad Just Gave Me 200 Cigarettes

February 10th, 2013

I’m not sure where the right to a share of a relatives lottery winnings comes from, but Alex Robertson Jr seems to think it exists.

His dad, Alex Snr, was one of the Corby bus drivers who won EuroMillions.

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Category: News

Lottery Winner Guilty Of Stealing From Old Ladies

February 1st, 2013

Michael Santaniello won $1 Million on the lottery back in 2009.

But this week found himself in court admitting his guilt to stealing money from his heating service customers.

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Category: News

We Do Love a ‘Lottery Winner Loses It All’ Story, Don’t We?

January 23rd, 2013

They do say bad news travels fast, and sometimes it does seem that we prefer to read about misery and loss than good fortune and happiness!

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Category: News

Washington Lottery Gives Out Wrong Numbers

January 9th, 2013

If you checked your tickets online for Washington Lottery’s Veteran’s Raffle – make sure you check them again now!

Unfortunately somebody messed up at lottery HQ and published the wrong winning numbers on their website!

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Category: News

Lottery Winner Steals $700 From Woman Who Gives Him a Ride?

January 2nd, 2013

Stealing is bad enough at the best of times, but stealing from the person who was kind enough to give you a lift in their car..?

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Nolan’s ‘Hoax’ and How He’s a Swell Guy After All

December 27th, 2012

You remember our old ‘friend’ Nolan Daniels, the Facebook hoaxer?

Well, would you believe, it turns out Nolan was not just another overage adolescent ‘having a bit of a laugh’.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories