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Woman Gifts Sister Lottery Ticket, Wins $1,300,000

Woman Gifts Sister Lottery Ticket, Wins $1,300,000

A North Carolina woman bought her sister a lottery ticket for Mother’s Day and that ticket has ended up being a $1,300,000 jackpot winner. Vielka Roman went out to dinner with her sister, Neris for Mother’s Day and after the meal Neris bought her sister a Carolina Cash 5 ticket. The very next day Vielka’s […]

Third Major Lottery Prize

Massachusetts Couple Win Third Major Lottery Prize in Five Years

They say lightning doesn’t strike twice but a Massachusetts couple won a $1,000,000 jackpot on a $30 scratch off lottery ticket last week and it’s the third time they’ve won a major lottery prize in the last five years. Janet Pflaumer-Phillips of Lakeville, Massachusetts collected her $1,000,000 win last week after her husband, Kevin won […]

Wins Lotto After Dream

Australian Man Wins Lotto After Numbers Come to Him in a Dream

A very lucky Australian man has scooped a $1,000,000 lottery prize after the numbers came to him in a dream! The lucky winner, who wishes to remain anonymous dreamed the numbers one night, thirteen years ago and has been playing them ever since. It’s not quite a case of instant karma but the numbers have […]

Pay Back Winnings

Lottery Winner Must Pay Back Winnings and More after Money Laundering

A millionaire lottery winner has been ordered to hand over her assets as part of a money laundering probe according to reports from the National Crime Agency. The agency stated that three people had been ordered to forfeit a staggering £6,000,000 in assets as part of an investigation into Jonathan Nuttall, a businessman from Romsey […]

Scratchcard Thief Caught

Scratchcard Thief Caught After Trying to Collect Winnings

Robert Bastin, 25 from Sidmouth in Devon is a petty thief with no fewer than 61 convictions but the law has once again caught up with him after he stole scratchcards and then was caught attempting to cash them in and collect the winnings. The crook stole the scratchcards disguised in a balaclava from the […]

Millionaire Could Miss Out

Birmingham Millionaire Could Miss Out On Million Pound Prize

Winning a sizeable lottery prize is something you’re probably only going to do once in a lifetime, so if you match those lucky numbers the last thing you want to do is lose your ticket, or forget to check the results. That’s exactly what seems to have happened to one lucky winner from Birmingham in […]

Lottery internal investigation

National Lottery Refuse to Pay Out £4,000,0000 After Debit Card Theft

The National Lottery has opened an investigation after lottery bosses became suspicious of a pair of scratchcard winners who attempted to claim a £4,000,000 prize. Camelot believe that the ticket claimants, Mark Goodram, 36, and Jon-Ross Watson, 31, may have used a stolen debit card to buy the ticket. Suspicion arose when lottery bosses learned that […]

Lottery thieves sentenced

Victim of Lottery Theft Lucky to Be Alive

Scaffolder Patrick Bealsey is the head of his work’s lottery syndicate, and last year had winnings worth £11,000 in his home when two armed men burst into his home, demanding money. The syndicate leader from Grimsby took a brutal kicking, the thieves took £11,000 but have now been sentenced to thirty years between them for […]

Scratchcard Thief Jailed

Specialised Scratchcard Thief Jailed for 42 Weeks

A thief who specialised in stealing lottery scratchcards has been jailed after eighteen raids on shops that are also lottery outlets in York. The thief Roland Richard Benson, aged 40 stole handfuls of lottery scratchcards using distraction methods and left without paying for any of them said prosecutors before he was jailed for 42 weeks […]

25 Years of Lotto

A Celebration of Lottery Funding Marks 25 Years of Lotto

We all know about Good Causes funding from the National Lottery in the UK. The fund puts a portion of all lottery spending to good use in sports, the arts, and much more. Now it’s time for you to choose your favourite lottery project and as the National Lottery celebrates its twenty-five birthday, it’s an […]