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Lottery Winner Sues

Lottery Winner Sues Son for Squandering Winnings

A 90-year-old lottery winner from the US is suing her son and his financial advisors for mismanaging her fortune after he ‘squandered’ tens of millions of dollars. Gloria Mackenzie, from Florida, became the biggest single winner in Powerball history when she scooped the windfall in 2013. She originally won $590,500,000 but after choosing to take […]

Mechanic Wins 10million

Mechanic Wins $10,000,000 After Predicting He Would Win

A Grandfather from North Carolina who always predicted he would one day win the lottery has netted $10,000,000 on a scratchcard win. Theodore Duncan, aged 52 was always telling his friends and family that he would win the lottery one day and on Monday he picked up the winning scratchcard! He was on his way […]

Powerball Jackpot

Wisconsin Player Scoops $768,000,000 Powerball Jackpot

The US lottery jackpots are well known for reaching sky-scraping proportions and the current Powerball jackpot did not disappoint. By March 27th, the Powerball jackpot had reached $768,000,000 and hadn’t found a winner all year. The jackpot had been growing steadily since late December and lottery fever had well and truly took hold! Then on […]

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 […]

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 […]