The Best Lottery Pranks Ever

June 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Lottery News

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

Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $320 million

March 21, 2013 by  
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The US Powerball is currently whipping lottery players across America into a frenzy of excitement; as yet another jackpot rollover puts the estimated jackpot for Saturday’s draw at a whopping $320 million. The Powerball has been rolling over since just 6th February 2013, which is no time at all to have generated such an amazing top prize. However, the Powerball is known for its immense jackpots – generated due to the sheer amount of players across the US who actively play and the pari-mutuel nature of the prizes. Read more

Second $587.5m Powerball Winner Officially Named

December 11, 2012 by  
Filed under Lottery News, Lottery Winners

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

First $587.5m Powerball Winner Officially Named

November 30, 2012 by  
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The $587.5 million Powerball jackpot, which was won by two ticket holders’ just days ago (see our news piece here for full details), has had the first half of its winnings claimed by the ticket holders from Missouri. After the Powerball had officially checked and confirmed the ticket, the winners have been named by local news WPTV as Mark and Cindy Hill, a fifty something couple from the small town Dearborn in Missouri. Read more

Two Powerball Winners To Share $579.9 Million

November 29, 2012 by  
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Well, the Powerball jackpot was finally won last night, but alas – the winner did not earn enough to buy that Hawaiian island after all, as there were two incredibly lucky jackpot winners! However, with a pre-tax share of $289.9 million each, we doubt the two winners are complaining much, as they will still go down in history for taking home that colossal jackpot! For more information about the draw and just how much money those lucky winners can expect to take home, read on! Read more

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