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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 :-)

Kissimmee Woman Hits $182 Million Powerball Jackpot

March 6th, 2011

Ines Carvajal from Kissimmee was revealed as the winner of the massive $182.1 MillionPowerball jackpot, drawn on the 26th February.

The winning ticket was bought at Publix, 2340 Fortune Road in Kissimmee.

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Record UK Lottery Sales

March 5th, 2011

Camelot which runs the lottery in the UK, has said they are expecting their year end sales figures to be about £5.7 Billion.

The beats their previous record year of £5.5 Billion from 13 years ago.

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£1 BILLION Unclaimed UK Lottery Prizes

March 4th, 2011

That figure made me do a double take.

Since the lottery started in the UK back in 1994, the number of prizes unclaimed has now reached a phenomenal £1.1 Billion – yes over a billion.

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Canadian Woman Hits Jackpot TWICE

March 3rd, 2011

Ann Lepine from Fort Smith, NWT, felt lucky enough back in 2007 when she and her husband hit the jackpot on the Canada Lotto.

The couple collected a huge $11 Million on the 6/49 game in October 2007.

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First Millionaire Of 2011 For Broome County

March 3rd, 2011

In Vestal a supermarket owner just became Broome County’s first millionaire of 2011.

He bought his scratch off instant ticket for the ‘$500,000,000 Extravaganza’ at Wegmans in Johnson City.

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$182 Million Powerball Jackpot Goes To Florida Quick Pick

February 28th, 2011

It just kept rolling on, but finally that great big Powerball jackpot has been won.

The winning ticket for the $182.1 Million jackpot was sold in Kissimmee, Florida.

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‘The Lottery Changed My Life’ – Real Winners [video]

February 28th, 2011

Here’s a great new TV show (if you can get the TLC channel).

Already a hit, the show “The Lottery Changed My Life” is a showcase of people winning big on the lottery across the USA.

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Long Island Couple Win $5 Million On Scratch Ticket

February 24th, 2011

The New York lottery will today present a big cardboard check for $5 Million to a couple from Elmont, Long Island.

If you’re quick (and live nearby) you can catch the award presentation at the King Kullen supermarket in West Merrick Road, Valley Stream.

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Deadline Approaches For Lanarkshire Millionaires Raffle Winner

February 24th, 2011

Another unclaimed lottery win is about to go to charity.

The £1 Million prize was won on EuroMillion Millionares Raffle on 8th October 2010. The ticket was bought in South Lanarkshire.

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Unclaimed UK Lotto Ticket Bought In Cheshire

February 22nd, 2011

Another prize deadline is getting too close for comfort.

The unknown holder of a ticket worth £109,663 has until 31 March 2011 at 5:30pm to come forward to claim the prize.

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