Lottery Winners

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Ill Fated Haircut Scoops Man $200,000 Lottery Win

May 4th, 2011

He was on his way to get a haircut when he unfortunately ran out of gas. This day was not going well.

The man from Abbeville, South Carolina, then found himself having to walk all of the rest of the way into town.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Hoosier Man Wins $74M On Powerball

May 2nd, 2011

The odds may be a fairly awful 1-in-195 million of winning, but someone always wins eventually.

And this time Bill Swanson is the lucky man from Hoosier.

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Category: News

Dad Gives Winning Lottery Ticket To Daughter

May 2nd, 2011

It’s not every day you win $400,000 on a scratch card.

But it’s somewhat rarer still to simply give it all away.

That’s exactly what Aisha Prater’s father did after winning the top prize on the Georgia Lottery ’20X The Money’ game.

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Category: News

Unemployed Health Care Worker Wins Million

April 28th, 2011

It’s tough being unemplyed, especially when your unemployment benefit is just about to run out.

So the timing of this win could not have been any better for 28 year old Megan Gatlin, a former health care worker.

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Category: News

19 Year Old Squaddie Scratches $100,000

April 28th, 2011

Fresh home from basic training in Fort Lee, Cody Fairey was already packing for Fort Bliss.

But it was whilst watching a hockey game with his brother and father, that he scratched off the Minnesota Hold ‘Em ticket.

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Lottery Winner Honours War Hero Great-Grandfather

April 27th, 2011

He could have jumped straight to the fast car and the big house.

But £1.6 Million lottery winner Neil Baker’s first thought was to finally take the trip to honour the grave of his great-grandfather who died in service during the Great War.

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Category: News

Old Friends Happy To Split $1 Million Jackpot

April 26th, 2011

It may have been an unofficial agreement, and was never placed in writing. But Eula Webb and Sam Cricci are not greedy people, and are more than appreciative of the $1 Million they find themselves sharing.

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Pushy Sales Clerk Shocked At Selling $615,000 Ticket

April 26th, 2011

Kevin Russell normally only buys Powerball or Hot Lotto tickets. But a pushy sales clerk at ‘On The Fly’ encouraged him to spend an extra $5 on a ticket for the Idaho Lottery Wild Card draw.

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Category: News

Irish Lottery Winners Net €4.7m

April 22nd, 2011

The mystery couple bought their ticket in Nenagh, County Tipperary, at Cleary’s Garage on the Limerick Road.

But Cleary’s were not telling who the mystery couple are, other than to say they were from the Mid West of Ireland.

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Jackpot Win Saves Ticket Seller From Closure

April 22nd, 2011

It’s not often you hear about the hard working store owners that we buy our tickets from.

You know, the folks who work 12 hour days selling us everything from newspapers to chocolate bars.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories