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EuroMillions Curse

EuroMillions ‘Curse’ Hits Britain’s Biggest Lottery Winners

It’s long been said that there is a EuroMillions curse as so many marriages crumble after big wins. However, it seemed that Britain’s biggest lottery winners, Colin and Christine Weir had escaped the curse and have appeared to have coped well with their monster win back in 2011, but this week the couple said that […]

Lucky Newsagent

Lucky Newsagent Sells Two Winning Tickets in Weeks

A newsagent in County Donegal might be the luckiest store in Ireland as they have sold a second winning lottery ticket in just a matter of weeks, this time making someone a millionaire! James Barclay who owns the shop in Raphoe sold Saturday night’s winning ticket for the Lotto Plus 1 worth €1,000,000! The winning […]

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 […]

Charitable Trust

EuroMillions Couple Set up Charitable Trust

A couple from the North East of Scotland who scooped almost £58,000,000 on a EuroMillions jackpot windfall will be giving back to their local community as they set up their own charitable trust focusing on local causes. Fred and Lesley Higgins from Laurencekirk in the North-East of Scotland beat the odds to win this massive […]

Brit Scoops Jackpot

Lucky Brit Scoops £71,000,000 EuroMillions Jackpot

After six consecutive rollovers, the EuroMillions jackpot had reached exciting levels and by Friday night was over €83,000,000! Ticket sales were high right across Europe as players competed to scoop that big jackpot and we have some fantastic news from the draw! Just as players were wondering just how big this EuroMillions jackpot would get, […]

Winner Buys Supercars

£76,000,000 EuroMillions Winner Buys Fleet of Supercars

We all dream about what we might do if we hit a big lottery jackpot, but for one EuroMillions winner the spending has been speedy! Andrew Clarke and his partner Trish Fairhurst scooped £76,000,000 on the EuroMillions lottery back in November, and Clarke has already invested in a fleet of supercars! So far Andrew Clarke […]

Biggest Irish EuroMillions Winner

One Player Becomes Biggest EuroMillions Winner in Irish History

What an incredible week! We’ve watched the EuroMillions jackpot climb and climb until by Tuesday 19th February it was up to a massive €175,000,000. That’s a big jackpot by anyone’s standards and it’s finally been won by a player who becomes the biggest winner in Irish history! The jackpot is the biggest winner claimed by […]

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 […]

Irish Scratchcard Prize

Unemployed Irish Mum Scoops €500,000 Scratchcard Prize

An unemployed mum from Dublin could barely hold back the tears as she collected a scratchcard win worth €500,000 from Lotto HQ in Dublin this week. The lucky winner bought the All Cash Extravaganza Scratch Card in the Mace Maxol shop in Dublin last Tuesday and scratched it off to find she had won the […]