Gregory Warren from Franklinville in North Carolina, USA, doesn’t regularly buy lottery tickets. He bought one for the September 29 Cash 5 draw but then forgot his purchase. He finally remembered a week later and found out he’d won $195,935.
A ticket sold in France won a record €220 million (£182 million) EuroMillions jackpot in the Friday October 15 draw. No one has yet come forward to claim their fantastic prize. The draw also saw seven other millionaires created.
James Taylor from Scotland wanted to help his local football team, Hibernians. He bought tickets for the new Leith Lotto and won the £25,000 jackpot in the first draw held on September 11 not that he believed it at first
History could be made in Friday’s EuroMillions draw. The jackpot cap has been reached and players will be hoping that they will be the winner of the €220 million (£184 million). Which numbers may just make you a multi-millionaire?
A lottery win, however large or small can help you achieve your dreams. Marcus from Doncaster, England won a £30,000 People’s Postcode Lottery prize earlier this month and can now go to Vegas for his 35th birthday.
Eugene Fradsham from Bolton in Ontario, Canada won $250,000 playing the Ontario Lottery Instant Hit it Big Game. He didn’t have anyone to celebrate his win with then the customers in the convenience store started giving him COVID High Fives.
The days of under-18s playing UK Lotteries games are over. A new rule has seen the minimum age to play Lotto, EuroMillions and scratchcards has now been increased to 18 after fears of problem gambling for youngsters.
It’s been an amazing week for lottery players. Already, we have seen big wins I the Powerball and Lotto Max draws. Tonight, sees a €202 million EuroMillions draw and it’s a must be win £11.5 million Lotto draw tomorrow.
How would you spend a big lottery win during a pandemic? That was a question in an Australian survey of division one winners. It produced interesting results with everything from paying other people’s pizza bills to a holiday in Alaska.
Susan Fitton from Boca Raton in Florida, USA, won $4 million in the September 14 Mega Millions draw. Her windfall came not from one ticket but two and she’s not the only one to have a double success.
Finally, the Powerball jackpothas been won. For the first time the recently introduced Monday draw produced a jackpot win. One ticket sold in California, USA won the $699.8 million top prize, the fifth largest Powerball win.
Toni from Wallington in London won £30,000 in the September 26 People’s Postcode Lottery draw. Now the lover of Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones wants to visit some of the locations where they were filmed.