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Feed the Hungry

Chef Wants to Use Lottery Win to Feed the Hungry

Chef Robert Mendoza grew up in war-torn El Savador where food was scarce and always dreamed of feeding the hungry in the Dominican Republic. Now after an impulse buy on a scratchcard and a $250,000 win he can do exactly that! Mendoza is an acclaimed chef and has cooked for three US presidents and the […]

Truck Driver Scoops Powerball

Brooklyn Truck Driver Scoops $298,000,000 Powerball Jackpot

A truck driver from Brooklyn came forward last Friday as the $298,000,000 Powerball winner from late-December. David Johnson scooped the second largest Powerball prize in New York Lottery history, several weeks after the draw took place. The lucky winner affirmed that he was ‘… not going to work, I’m quitting straight away’ according to an […]

Giant Cheque

$1 Lottery Winner Asks to be Presented with Giant Cheque

January is notoriously known as a dark and miserable month so anything that raises a smile or a little good cheer is more than welcome. That’s why we love this story about a lucky Iowa Lottery winner who won small, but wanted to be treated like a high-roller. We all hope to get the chance […]

Government Shutdown Win

Family Hit by Government Shutdown Win Lottery Prize

Wherever you are in the world, it’s unlikely you haven’t heard of the government shutdown in the US and for those government workers affected, they are currently furloughed without pay. For one federal employee though, there’s plenty to celebrate this week, even with two weeks without pay as him and his wife have been lucky […]

Stealing Roommates Lottery Ticket

Man Accused of Stealing Roommate’s Lottery Ticket

California Police have arrested a man accused of stealing a winning lottery ticket from his roommate as he slept. Police say Adul Saosongyang attempted to claim the $10,000,000 prize on Monday after stealing it from his friend, but they arrested him as he turned up to claim the prize. Police in Vacaville, California, about 35 […]

Nurses Win Lottery

Missouri Nurses Win Lottery Then Hand Winnings to Two Colleagues in Need

A group of nurses from Missouri organised a lottery pool for NICU staff at Mercy Children’s hospital in St Louis, Missouri. The nurses and staff at the neonatal intensive care unit have been pooling for the Mega Millions for years with varying success but now they’ve won $10,000! It’s a fantastic story and a wonderful […]

Lottery Dreams

Man Dreams He Wins Lottery, Scoops $1,000,00 the Next Day

We often hear lottery winners describe their good fortune as ‘a dream come true’ but for one lucky lottery winner, it really was a dream come true, quite literally. A Maryland man has pursued his dreams and won a $1,000,000 lottery jackpot after a dream told him he would win. After dreaming he would win […]

Thanksgiving Lottery Win

Couple Find Winning Lottery Ticket While Cleaning for Thanksgiving

We’ve all been there, the family are visiting, the house is full of clutter and the full deep clean is underway, but what most of us won’t do in this situation is find a lottery ticket worth $1,800,000. That’s what happened to Tina Ehrenberg and her husband when they were cleaning ready for family to […]

$1.6 Billion Mega Millions

A Single Ticket Wins $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

Last week we reported that the US Mega Millions jackpot had hit a new record with a jackpot worth $1.6 billion then after days of Americans queuing around the block to buy lottery tickets, a winner was finally found and it’s another record! The Friday Mega Millions, worth $1.6 billion has been won by a […]

Mega Millions Record

Mega Millions Jackpot Hits New Record

For weeks we’ve been talking about the big US Multi-state jackpots and now the Mega Millions has hit the big news with a new record jackpot worth a staggering $1.6 billion, the biggest jackpot the lottery has seen in its entire history. On Friday night the Mega Millions jackpot hit a billion dollars, creating a […]