Lottery Winners

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Mail Workers Syndicate Hit $46.5M On Mega Millions

February 5th, 2011

Josea and Charlene Person just collected their big win from Tuesday’s Mega Millions. The husband and wife of 8 years represented a lottery syndicate of 13 mail workers from Romulus in Michigan.

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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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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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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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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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$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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