Cheated Lottery Winner Sues Lottery Company

June 1st, 2011

In the latest twist on an older story, a Dallas man is now suing various parties to try and recover the $1 Million that he missed out on when a sales clerk stole his winning lottery ticket.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Woman Wins Jackpot After Atheist Son’s Prayer To Win The Lottery

May 30th, 2011

It started as a joke for Sal Bentivegna, 28, to taunt his mother.

They were playing the penny slots machine in Atlantic City, and losing. So jokingly Sal suggested his mother say a prayer to win the lottery – and ask her God for a million dollars.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Forgot To Change Lottery Numbers – Won The Jackpot

May 27th, 2011

It was very much a case of ‘dumb luck’ for the Lifschutz’s of Woodmere, Nassau County.

They picked their numbers like a lot of people do, based on birthdays and ages of their family and friends.

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Joe Wins The Lottery – Again!

May 26th, 2011

Joe Vaeth, 55, just won another $1 Million on the lottery.

His wife, Angie, never plays – she says there has to be one ‘sane’ person in the family!

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Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Spain Sells Lottery To Cut Budget Deficit

May 25th, 2011

The Spanish lottery is about to get privatised, with the Government expecting to raise in the region of $10 Billion.

Spain hopes the sale of a 30% share in the national lottery will make a decent dent in the countries budget deficit.

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Category: Questions Answered

Biggest Ever Hong Kong Mark Six Win

May 24th, 2011

He may have shared the biggest ever Hong Kong Mark Six win, but Jagpal Singh says he’ll still keep his job.

Indian born Jagpal, 32, and a Hong Kong resident just collected his HK$44.5 Million share from winning Friday’s Mark Six lottery.

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Category: News

New Hampshire Lottery Tax Ends

May 23rd, 2011

Residents of New Hampshire in the USA are celebrating with a ‘Tax Repeal Tea Party’.

As of yesterday, there is no longer any State tax payable on lottery winnings in New Hampshire.

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Steel Worker Hits Lotto Max

May 23rd, 2011

David Rennie thought the machine had broken when he checked his Lotto Max ticket at the ‘Chevron Town Pantry’ in Campbell River, B.C.

The store clerk turned to David to say their lotto machine had just gone down – but then the blank screen started flashing ‘WINNER’ and the machine blared out the winners tune!

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Million Dollar Marine

May 20th, 2011

Those of you who are children of the 70’s may remember the 6 Million Dollar Man.

Well now we have the Million Dollar Marine.

This US marine  didn’t need rebuilding however.

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Cisneros Mega Millions Winners Give Back To Kids

May 19th, 2011

Jacki and Gilbert Cisneros already made a bunch of charity donations and set up a scholarship fund at the University of Southern California.

But the generous lottery winning couple are back in the news again, with another million dollar donation.

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