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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 […]

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 […]

Winner Driving Old Car

A Year on Welsh Lottery Winner Still Driving Old Car

A EuroMillions winner from Wales who scooped more than £4,000,000 on the lottery is still driving around in her fifteen year old car, and hasn’t moved house, more than a year after the win. Julie Amphlett from Neath was one of a six-strong syndicate of catering staff at Neath Port Talbot hospital who won a […]

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 […]

Lottery Makes You Happy

Study Says Winning the Lottery Does Make You Happy

We hear many stories about people who win the lottery and then their lives fall apart. Divorces, life problems, and bad friends are among the top of the list for unhappy lottery winners but a new study has shown that money does make you happy, and that satisfaction doesn’t fade after time. Many previous studies […]

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 […]

Torn Up Lottery Ticket

Torn Up Lottery Ticket Wins £58,000,000

When Fred Higgins from Aberdeenshire went to check his lottery results from the 10th July EuroMillions draw he popped into his local shop. The shopkeeper checked the ticket on the machine, declaring it was not a winner. The assistant ripped the ticket in two and threw it into the bin, and then the lottery machine […]

Three Lotto Wins

Australian Man Wins Lotto Three Times in 17 Days

You can file this under things that are virtually unheard of! Former Undertaker Carlos Massetti wasn’t having the best time in life after his marriage broke up but now he has plenty to celebrate after a string of lottery wins. The man, from the Bondi area of Australia was a AUS$l,000,000 division one prize winner […]