All the latest interesting lottery news. As you may have guessed, we pretty much love lottery games and are borderline obsessed with them. So we spend far too much time reading about the lottery to bring you an easy to access summary of all the most interesting lottery news stories. Enjoy :-)
September 14th, 2011
That $108.8 Million Powerball jackpot has been claimed. It has gone to a couple from Abingdon, Maryland.
Apparently the couple are undecided if to go public about their win, but so far have chosen to remain anonymous whilst they consider options.
September 13th, 2011
Audelia Ramirez from Alhambra, California just won $9 Million on the California SuperLotto Plus.
And and 73 year old grandmother she was quick to thank her 6 children and 8 grandchildren for the big win.
September 1st, 2011
John and Darlene Kinzel have come forward as the winners of the $40 Million Lotto Max draw from Friday 19th August.
The couple, from Paradise Hill, a small village in Saskatchewan, claimed their big win on Friday.
August 31st, 2011
An unnamed couple just collected $10 Million on the Australian Powerball. They knew pretty quickly they had won on checking the numbers – as they’d been playing the same numbers for over 36 years!
August 30th, 2011
Possibly one of the most unusually named recent lottery winners, Kricket Slik of Hamilton in Ontario, Canada just hit the jackpot with a win of $3,489,606.80 on the Canada Lotto 649.
August 29th, 2011
The first big winner in the ‘Right On The Money’ game from the Virginia Lottery has been announced.
Thomas Wurtz from Christiansburg is a Vietnam war veteran.
August 25th, 2011
Michael Rowinski, 64, and a family man, took just an instant to decide what to do with his lottery winnings – share it with the family.
August 24th, 2011
The latest Mega Millions winner has now come forward, in Boston.
Candido Oliveria, 47 and a father of 2, has just been announced as the winner of the jackpot from Friday 19th August.
August 23rd, 2011
Maire McKibbin and her family syndicate of 6, just won a cool £1,134,307 on the UK Lotto.
But once the money is divided up, Maire intends to give most of it away to 2 charities she supports.
August 19th, 2011
Lottery winners Allen and Violet Large struck it rich with a win of $11,255,272 on the Canada Lottery.
But after finding the money more of a headache than a blessing, the couple who are both in their 70’s, gave it all away.