Myleene Klass Face of New Year Euromillions Draw

December 31, 2012 by  
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Myleene Klass is leading the party into 2013 as the face of the New Year’s Day UK Millionaire Raffle, which will make 25 people an instant millionaire as part of the Euromillions draw on 1st January 2013. And it’s no wonder she is looking forward to cheering in 2013, as Myleene has had a rough 2012. In April she split from her husband after just six months of marriage despite having two children together and having been an item for 11 years. We bet that when the Euromillions approached her to be the face of a New Year Draw, she leapt at the chance of putting the past year behind her! Read more

El Gordo Navidad Inspires Around the World

December 20, 2012 by  
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The annual El Gordo Navidad raffle is due to be drawn on Saturday 22nd December 2012, and as the world’s biggest lottery prize pool edges closer to its extraction date, it seems the Spanish Christmas lottery  – or the Fat One, as it is often known – is really grabbing people’s attention and imaginations all across the world. From movie directors to the French state lottery director, it seems that everyone wants a slice of the good fortune which goes hand in hand with the El Gordo Navidad. Read more

Second $587.5m Powerball Winner Officially Named

December 11, 2012 by  
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The second half of the mega $587.5 million jackpot has finally been claimed, two weeks after it was won. The winner has been officially named as 37 year old married Matthew Good from Fountain Hills, Arizona, who is believed to work in the electronics industry. However, Mr Good has requested to remain as anonymous as possible, shunning a press conference which an official from the Arizona State Lotto attended on his behalf. Read on for more details and the statement made by Mr Good. Read more

World Biggest Unclaimed Lottery Prize Expires Today

December 5, 2012 by  
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The largest unclaimed lottery prize in the world is due to expire at 23.00 tonight, unless the rightful winner comes forward at the eleventh hour. The unclaimed prize is half of the jackpot for the Euromillions draw on 8th June 2012, which saw two ticket players share jackpot worth £158 / £127 million. The first winner from Belgium has already claimed their half, leaving £63.8 million for the other winner, a UK ticket holder. But, six months on, that winner has still not been found, and is at the risk of losing their prize. Read more

Facebook Powerball Hoax Breaks Share Record

December 3, 2012 by  
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A Facebook user originally from Arizona got his friends and acquaintances buzzing with excitement earlier this week as he claimed to have the second winning Powerball ticket. What’s more, he took a picture of himself with the ticket and posted it to his Facebook wall, and announced that if the picture was shared, he would give one lucky sharer at random a cool $1 million! What happened next has made Facebook history. Read more

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