All That Dough and Still Working? She Must Be Nuts!

October 23, 2013 by  
Filed under Lottery News, Lottery Winners

Jean Swatman, who won £2 million on the UK Lotto in June 2013, recently announced that she was keeping her job as a doughnut baker in a supermarket despite having millions in the bank. Although the 62 year old grandmother, who regularly starts work at 6am, has attracted criticism from people claiming that her lottery win may have “gone to waste” and that she should give her job to someone less fortunate, Jean is just one of many admirable lottery winners who want life to go on as normal.

Spanish Good Samaritan Could Scoop Unclaimed Jackpot

September 19, 2013 by  
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A Spanish citizen who found a winning ticket worth €4.7 million could end up being the lucky recipient of the prize if the rightful owner doesn’t come forward to claim their prize before the ticket expires. Read more

What Can You Buy With Tonight’s £80m Euromillions Jackpot?

March 22, 2013 by  
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There is an astonishing €100 / £80 million jackpot on offer tonight care of the Euromillions draw, and the whole of Europe is buzzing with excitement. From discussing what charities they will donate to if they should win to exactly how they will tell their boss to “go away” if they are holding that winning ticket, social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook are bubbling with eager lottery players sharing their stories. However, what we really want to know is what exactly will €100 million or its Sterling equivalent, of roughly £80 million, get you? Read more

The Most Unusual Lottery Stories

February 28, 2013 by  
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We read lots of stories about lotteries and lottery winners in the media, specifically stories about lucky winners or good news stories, but also tales of it all going wrong. However, every now and again there are the rather more mysterious and unusual stories which attract our eye. Here are our picks of the top most unusual lottery stories from around the world – not necessarily good, not necessarily bad, but just… odd. Read more

Lottery Scammer Off The Streets – At Last

February 19, 2013 by  
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An international lottery scam which was uncovered after 13 people around the world were defrauded out of an average of £200,000 each was finally shut down this week, after the jailing of the Nigerian gang, including one man who was a resident via marriage in the UK. London based Osas Odia, 33, acted as the money launderer for the group, and was responsible for running the immense sums of money tricked out of naïve victims through three bank accounts, before it was sent to cohorts in Nigeria. The remaining members of the gang were jailed in Nigeria. Read more

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