Friday sees a €130 million (£111 million) EuroMillions Superdraw take place. It’s the fourth EuroMillions Superdraw of the year and with luck we’ll see the second big win of 2022. The jackpot hasn’t been won since November 7.
The Young at Heart lottery syndicate from Ireland is celebrating a €1 million lottery win. Some members are in their 80s but they live up to the name of their syndicate and have some great plans for their winnings.
Current National Lottery licence holders Camelot UK are being bought by Allwyn. The purchasers are the company who will be taking over the licence to run the National Lottery from February 2024. This should ensure a smooth transition process.
Factory worker Kursat Yildirim from Dortmund, Germany, won a €9.9m lottery prize in September. He’s been on a spending spree since then but above anything he wants to fall in love and then start a family.
It’s been celebration time for two players of the Lucky Lotteries draw. One was a man from Adelaide in South Australia. He’d won a free ticket in a previous draw and that’s what won him $200,000.
Four neighbours from Waterlooville in Hampshire,England are celebrating winning £30,000 playing the Postcode Lottery. One winner wants to return to Miami for a holiday, another wants new carpets for their home and to treat their family at Christmas.
Ben Lowther and Holly Saul from Cambridge in England are busy planning a traditional family Christmas and a dream wedding. It’s all been possible thanks to their £1m EuroMillions win in October 2021 and it started with a WhatsApp message.
Shopkeeper Karen Parkin from Basford in Nottingham, England “couldn’t justify” spending £52 on a new hosepipe. Then on October 18 she won a £300,000 scratchcard prize and now she’s bought that hosepipe and can afford a new home too.
When the November 3 Set for Life draw took place, the winners of a $4.8m prize just happened to be on holiday. Their win was only confirmed when the couple returned home after initially being unsure that they’d won.
A ticket sold in Germany won the €120 million EuroJackpot top prize on November 8. It’s only the second time that the new jackpot cap has been won since it was introduced in March coming after a record 17 rollovers.
The winner of the record $2.04bn Powerball jackpot is yet to come forward. We do know that it was 75-year-old Joseph Chahayed whose store in Altadena, California sold the winning ticket and he’s received a $1m bonus.
591 players from Mablethorpe in Lincolnshire, England have shared a £7.91m Postcode Lottery win. Three homes are celebrating winning £526,666 and have big plans for their windfalls including a honeymoon, a bungalow and a banjo.