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Second Lotto Win

Auckland Player Claims Second Win in Five Months

A lucky player from Auckland, New Zealand has had an unforgettable lottery win, scooping $11,000,000. The win is all the more remarkable as it’s her second big win in five months. On Monday the unnamed lady collected an $11,000,000 Powerball First Division win, but she clearly has a knack for purchasing winning tickets as it’s […]

Perth Syndicate OZ Lotto

Perth Syndicate Shares $10,000,000 Oz Lotto Prize

A lottery syndicate from Albany, Perth in Australia has claimed an Oz Lotto jackpot worth a staggering $10,000,000 this week, making a life-changing win for each of them. The twenty-two strong syndicate is a group of strangers who decided to play together four years ago over coffee. The group started a daily coffee club and […]

Lottery Feud Deal

Lotto Aunt and Nephew Reach Deal Over Lottery Feud

A woman and her nephew from Nova Scotia who won a $1,200,000 lottery jackpot have finally resolved the feud over sharing the win. The pair scooped $1,200,000 earlier this year on a ticket containing both Barbara Reddick and Tyrone MacInnis’ name. Upon claiming the win, Barbara Reddick looked incredibly unhappy collecting the cheque and soon […]

Second Scratchcard Prize

Irish Player Scoops Second €50,000 Scratchcard Prize

To win one life-changing lottery prize would be quite something but to win two in six months is unbelievable, but it’s exactly what has happened to one lucky player from Co Wexford who has just picked up her second big lottery win! The unnamed woman from Wexford has just collected a €50,000 prize on the […]

Multi-State Jackpots

US Multi-State Jackpots Are Soaring

The US multi-state lottery jackpots are big news this week as combined they total more than $600,000,000, giving US lottery players plenty to get excited about this coming week! The next big winning chance will be today, Tuesday 2nd October as the Mega Millions jackpot, which has been rolling for weeks, hits a massive $367,000,000, […]

Fraudulently Claiming Jackpot

Lottery Winner Charged with Fraudulently Claiming Jackpot

A UK lottery winner has been charged with fraud after it’s alleged that he claimed a £2,500,000 lottery prize using a fake ticket. The charge comes after a three-year investigation by Serious Fraud officers into the claim that Edward Putman from Kings Langley, Hertfordshire claimed the jackpot using a fake ticket. Putman will appear in […]

Isle of Wight Winner

Isle of Wight Player Scoops Big Scratchcard Win

A lucky islander from Shanklin on the Isle of Wight is celebrating this month after purchasing a National Lottery scratchcard worth £250,000. The winner who has chosen to remain anonymous, bought the £2 ticket at Shanklin News on Regent Street in the town earlier this month. When they scratched the card it revealed a winning […]

Brother Stabbed Winner

South African Powerball Winner Stabbed Brother Over Win

It’s been reported that a winner of the South African Powerball has fought with his brother over the win, ending in one of them being stabbed. A man from Durban, South Africa was arrested late last week after his brother was stabbed in the face following an altercation over the win. A team of officers […]

Teen Lottery Winner

Teen Lottery Winner Who Blew The Lot Says She’s Never Been Happier

Through the years we’ve had several very young lottery winners and it hasn’t been a happy ending for all of them. The first 16-year-old lottery winner was Callie Rogers from Cumbria who was in foster care when she won £1,870,000 back in 2003. Upon winning Callie immediately quit her checkout job, which paid £3.60 an […]

Shock Lottery Win

Derby Couple in Shock Over Lottery Win

A couple from Derby who live in a Littleover council house in Derby say they’re still in shock after winning £1,000,000 on the EuroMillions lottery. James O’Donnell and his partner Victoria Hunter-Woods both 35 only started playing the lottery back in April and now they’ve won £1,000,000. They say the news is only just starting […]