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 :-)
June 23rd, 2011
Matt Hayduk won the Canada Lotto Max fair and square on the 22 April 2011.
He turned up at lottery headquarters with his winning ticket – and said pay me the $33,301,693 jackpot, because I have the winning ticket right here in my hand.
June 22nd, 2011
It’s a phone call we’ve all dreamed of making, but not one most of us would be quite so quick to make.
But for Glenn Christie, 38, it was the very first thing he did!
June 21st, 2011
We’re on the lookout for 3 missing millionaires in the UK.
All 3 of them became instant millionaires on the 7th June in the EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle, but have yet to come forward to claim their prizes.
June 17th, 2011
Remember our Costco lottery winners that just scooped that enormous Powerball prize of $201.9 Million?
The syndicate have now come forward and claimed their prize. 20 giant sized winnings checks were handed out, so they could all have one each.
June 16th, 2011
Robert Hutchison plays the UK Lotto online. Last Sunday he received an email saying he had won something, and to log-in to check the details.
Needless to say, with such a standard email, he wasn’t getting excited.
June 15th, 2011
Tawanda Almedino is a mother of three and a nurse at Monroe Community Hospital, New York.
She works as a nurse by day and studies for a Registered Nursing degree by night.
June 14th, 2011
It wasn’t even the top prize, but Roy Case Sr didn’t mind all that much.
Roy, 52, from Jacksonville, Florida bought the ticket at the Kangaroo Express in Atlantic Boulevard.
June 13th, 2011
Jimmy Freeman bought a quick pick ticket for the Powerball draw on Wednesday 8th June.
Jimmy, 58, from Fall River, Massachusetts, then walked into lottery headquarters on Thursday morning to claim his $25,6000,000 winnings.
June 9th, 2011
Helen Walker, 78, may be £1.5 Million richer but has no interest in upgrading her lifestyle.
Husband Stanley, 57, and Helen are both quite happy in the ex-council house they bought back in 1988.
June 3rd, 2011
A syndicate of 20 workers from the Costco store in Melville, New York are celebrating a huge Powerball lottery win of $201.9 Million.
The workers identities have yet to be revealed however.