Friday, February 28, 2014

Winners Decide to Buy £ 3.5 Million Mansion in Ten Minutes

Winning the £ 161 Million is bigger than Colin and Christine Weir’s biggest dreams. They got their win from the Euro Millions Jackpot and one of the purchases that they made with their money is a purchase of a £ 3.5 Million mansion. In fact, they only decided on it for ten minutes.

The mansion that they bought was originally owned by a rich tea planter in 1909, and in 2004 it briefly became a hotel which was owned by a restaurateur couple. The Weirs can now have all the luxuries that they can>

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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Sisters Post Instant Lottery Win

She was so excited when her sister won $25,000 in the instant lottery but was definitely even delighted when she too won in the same lottery but with double the winning prize of her sister’s. Lisa Norton from Rio Rancho, New Mexico won $50,000 in the instant lottery. She said that she actually bought two tickets, where one ticket did not win and the other one gave her the $50,000 cash prize.

Lisa really enjoys playing the instant lottery game which she fondly calls the “scratcher” games. She will continue playing this lottery game especially now that she had won.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Good Deed Causes String of Good Luck

Gary Baldwin Jr. is a gas truck driver who experienced a series of good luck by getting a winning streak in the lottery. He first won $100 on Monday, $50 on Friday, $125 on Sunday and finally the $200,000 the following Monday making him have a total winning of $138, 401 minus the taxes.

Baldwin believes that what comes around goes around. He said that it perhaps happened because of a good deed that he did to another person before.

He plans to make use of his money very well by paying off his debts and acquiring a new Silverado.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Hungarian Man Goes from Rags to Riches

A homeless man who did not have a job and is full of debt wins the £ 1.7 Million or 63 Million Forints lottery jackpot after purchasing a lottery ticket with his remaining coins. Today, Laszlo Andraschek is one of Hungary’s biggest lottery winners making him debt free, and at the same time allowing him to share his blessings to the less fortunate by donating a large amount to the homeless shelter. He is thinking of setting up foundations for the abused women and the addicts.

Laszlo Andraschek also bought a car and a house for each of his children.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Lottery Winner Finally Stops Making Doughnuts

Jean Swatman, lottery winner of £ 2,021,379 did not retire right away even after making that big win because of her passion in baking doughnuts, and still went to work on time at 6 am. It was only in winter that she decided to retire as she got fed up in shoving the snow off her car at 5: 30 am.

She now spends her time redecorating her house and has also visited her son who now resides in Asia. She is happily living her life without any financial worries. In fact would also like to secure her family’s future.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Homeless Man Wins Hungary’s Biggest-Ever Lottery

A 55 year old homeless from Gyor, North-West Hungary won $2.8 Million allowing him to pay off his debts from his relatives, as well as gave him the opportunity to help other needy people by donating to a hostel for the homeless and is also planning to build a foundation to help the addicts and women who are abused by their husbands.

Laszlo Andraschek’s first purchase after claiming his cash prize was a car and also bought flats for each of his three children. Andraschek is also contemplating of traveling to Italy and plans to invest his winning money wisely./p>

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Three $1M Lottery Tickets sold in West Virginia in 1 week

Randy Burnside, of Lottery announced that a ticket from Wheeling also won $1 Million, alongside another win from Beckley making it the third winner in the span of 1 week. The other winner also from West Virginia has come forward to claim his cash prize, this lucky winner is a former truck driver named Randy Brown of Man.

Brown of Man’s winning ticket was drawn on February 7. While Brown of Man has claimed his cash, the winner from Wheeling and Beckley respectively has yet to claim theirs.

The ticket in Wheeling was sold at the Firehouse Marathon Gas Station.

Monday, February 17, 2014

$400 Million Powerball Lottery Jackpot Skyrockets

Powerball is gaining popularity because it is already played in 43 States, including the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands. Another State will be added to this growing number of Powerball Enthusiasts that is Wyoming should their new state lottery which includes the addition of Powerball and a few Multi-State Lottery Games are approved.

Great news about today’s Powerball jackpot is that it is on to over $400 Million making it the 6th biggest jackpot in the US, and the 8th highest cash prize. This enormous amount is a consequence of not having any winner for 15 draws.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Indiana Woman Claims Blue Chip Casino Owes her $28 Million

A woman named Jennifer Carmin filed a complaint to the Lower Level State Gaming Office when she failed to get her supposed $28 million dollar winning money from the Blue Chip Casino.

The said casino cannot grant the win because it happened due to a software malfunction. An independent equipment testing company was sent to find out what happened. It was found that there was a computer error which is why the figure appeared on the screen.

According to Atty. Cory Aronovitz, there are disclaimers posted on slot machines saying that casinos can cancel payments if there is an error.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Orlando Man Claims $46 Million Florida Lotto Jackpot

On December 18, the Million Jackpot with a prize of $46 Million was drawn. The winner of this jackpot prize hails from Orlando, Florida whose name is James Caldwell. 

It is noted that the winning numbers for December 18 were 2, 5, 9, 24, 34, 40 and an extra number which is 5. Caldwell purchased the ticket in South Ferncreek Avenue in Orlando in a store called Circle K.

This win also gave a bonus commission to the store where the winning ticket was purchased. The bonus given was $160,000. There is nothing much to be said about James Caldwell.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Kentucky Lottery Manager Faces Lottery Ticket Fraud Charges

1,800 lottery tickets were found missing which led to an investigation by the Kentucky State Police. The investigation was led by Detective Kevin Calhoon and found that Kentucky Lottery Corporation’s Regional Manager, Jeffrey L. Riley was guilty of fraud using lottery tickets.

The investigation began after Kentucky Lottery Corporation handed the case to the Kentucky State Police after they have established the anomaly being done by Riley.
He was charged with three counts of fraud which is considered a Class C criminal offense and was kept in custody at Scott County Detention Center where he was later released on bail.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

6 South Floridians Become Lottery Millionaires in January

Six lottery players become instant millionaires, and all hail from South Florida. The winners are from three different lottery games which are the Lotto, the Scratch Off and the Mega Money having $12M being the highest take. The variations in the games played is said to be the reason for the result of the wins as the games played were evenly split among Lotto, Powerball and Scratch Off.

Because of the wins, there has been an increase in South Florida’s revenues for both business and education. The state gets 50% from Powerball ticket sales and 30% from Scratch Off sales.