Lottery Winners

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Winners Of $4 Million Lotto Jackpot Retire

September 21st, 2016

What is the first thing you would buy if you won millions?  For Stephen Jones and his wife Rosie, that would be time.

When they won a $4 million jackpot they immediately resigned from their job doing housekeeping and maintenance for a property manager – they wanted time to enjoy life. 

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Jackpot Roll Down Allows 3 Players To Win £8.1M Each

September 21st, 2016

Three lucky lotto players managed to share a £24.5 million jackpot without having to match all six numbers drawn – and no, they are not playing as a syndicate.

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Factory Worker Wins $2 Million In An Instant

September 21st, 2016

rsz_chickenPatrick Emmerich believed that winning the lottery was just a matter of time.  But when he bought an Illinois Lottery $2 million Extravaganza ticket while buying chicken for dinner, he did not know the time had come.

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This Week’s Top Stories

September 20th, 2016

Lottery Stories Of The Week

This week a retiree increased his retirement fund by purchasing a lottery ticket which gave him a $25K yearly pension and ‘across the pond’ an Irish pensioner won a million pounds.

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Persistent Man Wins $4 Million Lotto Prize

September 17th, 2016

Stephen Jones Jr. will tell you that persistence pays.  He was too late to buy Mega Millions ticket so he went back the following day to buy some; he even chose to pay for the multiplier option.

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Irish Pensioner Wins A Million Pounds

September 17th, 2016

Jim McLoughlin only remembered about a ticket he bought for the Aug. 26 draw after finding it in a coat pocket.  So he had the ticket checked at the SuperValu store and got the surprise of his life. 

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Man Drives Rig To The Lottery Office

September 17th, 2016

rsz_driverWhen a truck driver came to collect his lottery jackpot, he brought his rig along.  He did not do it because of the size of the prize, but because he dropped off a load of drywall on the way over.

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FEATURE: Lottery Winner Of The Month (August 2016)

September 15th, 2016

Matt Myles lottery winner

Mum Saves Lotto Winner From Utter Ruin

The story of Matt Myles’ lottery win had made headlines not so much because of the size of the prize, many people have won a million pounds before, but because he was relatively young and adventurous.

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$2 Instant Ticket Gives $25,000 A Year For Life Prize

September 13th, 2016

Some people try to increase their retirement nest egg by setting aside hundreds or even thousands of dollars for investments.  For Kevin Reynolds, all it took was a $2 investment to assure a more comfortable retirement.

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This Week’s Top Stories

September 13th, 2016

Lottery Stories Of The Week

Syndicates again posted significant wins this week.  A retirees’ syndicate in Scotland bagged a million pound payout while 51 aged care workers in Australia are set to share a $1.44 million jackpot.

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