The Best Lottery Pranks Ever

June 21, 2013 by  
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As tonight’s Euromillions jackpot tops €166 / £141 million, thoughts of what to do upon winning that amazing prize are bound to be at the front of every player’s mind this afternoon. However, sometimes the idea of winning is just as thrilling as actually having the cash in your bank. And for some individuals, the idea of teasing others with this prize is too much to resist. Here, we outline some of the best lottery pranks ever, by those pretending others have won and by those pretending to have won themselves. Read more

UK Lotto Changes – The Player’s Reactions So Far

January 17, 2013 by  
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Since the news broke yesterday afternoon that there will be some changes coming to the UK Lotto, we have been keeping a close eye on the reactions coming in from players. In case you have been living under the rock for the last 24 hours, the changes include raising the Match 3 prize from £10 to £25, increasing the minimum jackpots and adding a brand new Lotto Raffle offering 50 prizes of £20,000 per draw. However, as well as these positive changes, there are some changes which are being greeted with fury. 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

Euromillions Ticket Holder Share Stunt Goes Viral

November 26, 2012 by  
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A café owner in Keighley, West Yorkshire came upon an unusual way to promote his business earlier this week. He bought a Euromillions ticket for the draw on 13th November 2012, which had an estimated jackpot of £136 / €169 million and decided, in a bid to boost his business’ Facebook page, to share the jackpot to anyone who liked the photo, should he win. What started off as a quirky, novel way of attracting Facebook users to share his photo ended up with a whopping 41,734 likes, 262 shares and 486 comments! Read more

Lottery winners told via Facebook

December 9, 2009 by  
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A lottery syndicate of airport workers won £2.6 million playing the National Lottery and unusually the lottery winners were told via Facebook of their jackpot win. The 23-strong lottery syndicate had bought National Lottery tickets for two years but prior to winning the jackpot they’d never won more than £40.

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