Lottery Winners

Lotteries create dozens of new big winners every single week around the world. Get the latest winners stories and news here.

Find out what happened to lottery winners, what they have done with their money, what they buy and where are they now?

Make sure you also follow us on Facebook to get the latest winners news as it happens.

Gateshead Syndicate Turn £16 Win Into £54,777

August 17th, 2011

The syndicate of 25 people from a Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealers in Gateshead normally only play the Friday draw.

But this week they decided to use their £16 win from the previous Friday, 29th July, to buy 8 lucky dips in the Tuesday EuroMillions draw.

[Read more →]

Category: News

Jackpot Lottery Ticket Survives Washing Machine

August 16th, 2011

A man from Christchurch, New Zealand was lucky twice over when he discovered he had washed a lottery ticket in his jeans pocket.

Not only did the ticket survive the full wash cycle, it turned out to be worth $250,000.

[Read more →]

Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

Minnesota Powerball Winners Thankful They Can Now Retire

August 14th, 2011

Retirement was not looking promising when they met their financial advisor last week.

minnesota powerball winnersBut now the latest Minnesota Powerball winners, Thomas and Kathleen Morris, have a new appointment with their advisor.

[Read more →]

Category: News

Ottawa Workers Lose Jobs Then Win $7M Jackpot

August 12th, 2011

The news is bad enough when redundancies are rumoured, but Ottawa manufacturer Smart Technologies had just announced the plant was closing and jobs would go.

Things took a rapid turn for the better however for a syndicate group of 18 workers from the plant.

[Read more →]

Category: News

Ohio Syndicate Wins $99M Mega Millions Jackpot

August 10th, 2011

A syndicate of 22 workers from the KraftMaid factory in Jefferson, Ashtabula County have now claimed their $99 Million win on Friday’s Mega Millions.

The group appeared at the headquarters of the Ohio Lottery in Youngstown on Monday.

[Read more →]

Category: News

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.

[Read more →]

Category: Funny/Crazy Lottery Stories

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.

[Read more →]

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!

[Read more →]

Category: News

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.

[Read more →]

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.

[Read more →]

Category: News