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Charitable Trust

EuroMillions Couple Set up Charitable Trust

A couple from the North East of Scotland who scooped almost £58,000,000 on a EuroMillions jackpot windfall will be giving back to their local community as they set up their own charitable trust focusing on local causes. Fred and Lesley Higgins from Laurencekirk in the North-East of Scotland beat the odds to win this massive […]

Brit Scoops Jackpot

Lucky Brit Scoops £71,000,000 EuroMillions Jackpot

After six consecutive rollovers, the EuroMillions jackpot had reached exciting levels and by Friday night was over €83,000,000! Ticket sales were high right across Europe as players competed to scoop that big jackpot and we have some fantastic news from the draw! Just as players were wondering just how big this EuroMillions jackpot would get, […]

Wins Lottery Thirty Times

Virginia Woman Wins Lottery Thirty Times in a Day

We often hear about people winning the lottery two or three times in a lifetime, it’s unusual but it does happen. However, we’ve never before heard a story about someone winning the lottery more than once in a day, until today of course! Deborah Brown from Virginia kept seeing the numbers 1-0-3-1 in random places […]

Banned from Buying Scratchcards

Under 18s Could Be Banned from Buying Scratchcards

In the UK the lottery is one of the few forms of gambling that is allowed for under 18s, players have to be just 16 to play National Lottery based games. Since the launch of the lottery, this discrepancy in gambling laws has come under much scrutiny and now it looks as though at least […]

Winner Buys Supercars

£76,000,000 EuroMillions Winner Buys Fleet of Supercars

We all dream about what we might do if we hit a big lottery jackpot, but for one EuroMillions winner the spending has been speedy! Andrew Clarke and his partner Trish Fairhurst scooped £76,000,000 on the EuroMillions lottery back in November, and Clarke has already invested in a fleet of supercars! So far Andrew Clarke […]

Stealing Winning Lottery Ticket

Father and Daughter Jailed for Stealing Winning Lottery Ticket

A Canadian Convenience Store worker and his daughter have been jailed and fined C$4,600,000 for stealing a winning lottery ticket from a customer. Jun-Chul Chung, 68 and his daughter Kathleen, 36 were sentenced to seven and four years in prison respectively. Her brother Kenneth Chung who ran the store was also given a ten month […]

Mermaids Receive Lottery Funding

Transgender Group Mermaids to Receive Lottery Funding

The UK National Lottery Community Fund has confirmed that it’s to give £500,000 of lottery funding to a charity that supports transgender children with the grant to be paid over five years, after initial outcry about the funding prompted a review. Mermaids launched in 1995 and is a UK charity providing advice and support to […]

Pregnant Woman Wins

Woman Wins £1,000,000 and Goes into Labour

A pregnant woman won £1,000,000 on the EuroMillions and then went into labour the very next day. Natalie Metcalf, 37, from Thornbury in South Gloucestershire went into labour on 3rd February, just one day after winning the life-changing sum. Natalie and her partner Andrew plan to buy a new house and have a dream wedding […]

Biggest Irish EuroMillions Winner

One Player Becomes Biggest EuroMillions Winner in Irish History

What an incredible week! We’ve watched the EuroMillions jackpot climb and climb until by Tuesday 19th February it was up to a massive €175,000,000. That’s a big jackpot by anyone’s standards and it’s finally been won by a player who becomes the biggest winner in Irish history! The jackpot is the biggest winner claimed by […]

EuroMillions Maximum Cap

EuroMillions Jackpot Heading for Maximum Cap

The EuroMillions jackpot is on a major run. It wasn’t won for weeks, and then a couple of weeks ago there was a planned Mega Draw but despite the huge jackpots no one has won. There have been thirteen rollovers to date, pushing the next EuroMillions jackpot up to a massive €175,000,000 but the jackpot […]