A 45-year-old woman from the Lower Francona area of Germany had no idea that she’d won a €33 million jackpot in the June 9 Lotto 6 aus 49 draw. The winning ticket had been in her purse for weeks.
A woman from Auckland in New Zealand was hoping for a Sunday morning lie-in. However, her husband ended that when asking if she’d bought a ticket for the July 24 NZ Powerball draw. She had and it had won $17.16m.
A $20 million division one prize was won in the Oz Lotto draw held on July 6. A family from Golden Square in Victoria, Australiaforgot they’d purchased a ticket until finding old lottery tickets when cleaning their house.
Playing the National Lottery may make you a millionaire, but it always helps local communities up and down the UK. Andrew Stephenson MP has spoken of the great help given after a group in his constituency received vital funding.
A woman from Tasmania in Australia was in her car when discovering she and her husband had won $1.02m in the July 17 TattsLotto draw. She still went to work though before celebratory drinks with her husband in the evening.
Friends can be helpful at times, especially in North Carolina. Both Karen Urtecho Sandrez and James Gibbs Jr. won $2 million on the 100X The Cash scratchcard but wouldn’t have done so without the help of their friends.
Receiving a phone call telling you that you’ve won a $4.8 million Set for Life prize is a bit shocking. A couple from the Gold Coast in Australia thought friends were playing a prank when told they were lottery millionaires.
Lottery wins can make dreams come true, whatever the size of the win. Rose Redmond from Brimington in Chesterfield, England won £30,000 on July 19 in the People’s Postcode Lottery and can now afford the summerhouse she’s always wanted.
Jansen Ng from East Gwillimbury in Ontario, Canada, won $65 million in the July 15 Lotto Max draw. The 41-year-old describes his windfall as “God’s Money” and the first person he spoke to after his win was his local pastor.
It’s understandable that you might get a bit confused after winning a big lottery prize. That’s what happened to a pensioner from Sydney, Australia. He won a $102,000 Lucky Lotteries Super Jackpot prize, then lost his wallet.
A self-confessed Disney Geek made an amazing discovery when cleaning his house on July 4. He found a $1 million Powerball ticket from the April 17 draw. Now he plans on going to Tokyo Disney for the first time
The National Lottery isn’t just about winning prizes. So much help is given to deserving causes and 13 local community workers have received recognition for their work during the pandemic. This includes the Swan Song Project in Leeds.