Joan Ginther Texas Maths Professor – And Four Times Lottery Winner

August 9th, 2011

This story seems to resurface every once in a while – maybe it was a slow news day for the Daily Mail.

Joan Ginther really is a lottery winner four times over though, although the most recent win was in 2010.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Finally, A Syndicate For Players In The USA!

August 5th, 2011

Lotery syndicates are very thin on the ground in the USA.

Most of those that did exist got scared and closed down when the US Government introduced a bill designed to clamp down on online gambling.

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Wife Waits 5 Weeks To Tell Oil Rigger Husband They Won The Lottery

August 4th, 2011

Angela Sutherland from Wick, Caithness discovered their £282,940.50 win on the EuroMillions lottery, and waited an agonising 5 weeks before coming forward to claim the money.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

You’ve Won a Jaguar XK Convertible – Oops, No You Haven’t!

August 3rd, 2011

The Irish National Lottery have come under fire this week, after a glitch was revealed on their website.

Hundreds of players checking their lottery results online for last Wednesday’s draw were told they had won a brand new Jaguar XK convertible, worth €150,000!

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Elderly Couple Spend $614,000 On Lottery Tickets

August 2nd, 2011

Gerald and Marjorie Selbee are both over 70, but they are not your typical pensioners.

Over a period of 3 days the couple from Massachusetts spent $314,000 each buying lottery tickets for the Massachusetts Cash WinFall lottery game.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Canadian Lottery Pool Share Lotto Max Jackpot

August 1st, 2011

A lottery pool from Toronto in Canada are celebrating claiming the Lotto Max jackpot from 22nd July.

Lotto Max is the newest lottery game in Canada, it aims to create more jackpot winners.
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Record Cash 5 Jackpot Winner

July 29th, 2011

Scanning his third Cash 5 ticket into the lottery machine, Ronald Flickinger was not exactly overwhelmed when it said ‘You won $1’.

His first two tickets were losers.

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New Fangled iPhone Revealed Lottery Jackpot Win

July 28th, 2011

Chris Bowers, 61, just bought himself a new iPhone – he loves a good gadget.

So like every new iPhone owner, he has spent many happy hours downloading lots of extremely useful apps to while away the time…

Now the lottery app he downloaded didn’t help him pick his numbers, but it did check the Saturday night UK Lotto results for him:

We put the numbers in to check them, and you get little red dots or a green tick.

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Family Wins The Lottery – Three Times

July 27th, 2011

They may well be the luckiest family in North Carolina.

The McCauley family have racked up 3 big lottery wins over the years, with daughter Kimberly being the most recent winner just this week.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

I’ve Gotta Kiss Her – It’s Her Name On The Winners Check!

July 26th, 2011

Ernie Stephens, 63, smiled and kissed his wife, Judy, 56, for the cameras at the Missouri Lottery news conference. He joked:

I’ve gotta kiss her. Her name’s on the check.

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