Lottery Winners

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Brother Stops Man Burning Million Dollar Birthday Ticket

May 11th, 2011

Now this is the real reason those fake scratch off lottery tickets are evil!

Bob Roemer, 59, was on the verge of throwing a winning scratch off ticket into his works furnace.

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30 Years Of Quick Picks Turn Truck Driver Into Mega Millionaire

May 10th, 2011

Ronnie Orender was just a typical guy a drove a truck, until last weeks Mega Millions that is.

He’d played the lottery for over 30 years.

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Hospital Syndicate Hit Jackpot – But Bosses Banned The Bubbly

May 9th, 2011

A 30 strong syndicate of women from Lady Home Hospital have been revealed as the UK Lotto jackpot winners from Saturday 30th April.

The hospital workers were presented with a cheque for £1,339,367 in front of the hospital in Douglas, Lanarkshire, while staff and patients looked on from the windows above.

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Miner Hits £1 Million Pay Dirt

May 5th, 2011

Thomas Harwood, 72, was thanking his late mother for his £1 Million win on Friday.

The retired miner and grandfather of four hit the EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle prize – after he had been to visit his mother’s grave:

I went to visit my mum and dad’s graves on Friday and I took some flowers as it would have been mum’s birthday.

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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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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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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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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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