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Lottery24 - Australian Powerball winner is sued for stealing the winning ticket
Australian Powerball winner is sued by colleagues for stealing the syndicate’s winning ticket

Emma G.: Monday, 25 May 2015, Australian PowerballWinner stories

A winner of a huge Australian Powerball jackpot is being taken to court amongst claims from his former colleagues that he stole the syndicate’s winning ticket to claim it as his own. Sixteen co-workers who work as couriers in Geelong, Victoria, claim that they formed a...

Lottery24 - Los Angeles Powerball winner plans some beach holidays Parking Spot Leads to $600,140 Powerball Win for Loren

Steve A.: Monday, 25 May 2015, US PowerballWinner stories

Loren Schmalle from Santa Monica in Los Angeles County, USA, had two pieces of good luck on April 29. Firstly there was a parking space available in front of his favourite lottery retailer and secondly his Powerball ticket matched the five main balls in the draw held on April 29 winning $600,140.  Schmalle is a busy...

Lottery24 - Lottery winners around the world Lottery news from around the world

Steve A.: Sunday, 24 May 2015, General news

Lightning can strike twice but for Wanda Grasso from Ottumwa in Iowa, USA, it took 30 years to do so. Wanda won $10,000 playing the Golden Casino scratchcard game on May 6 to follow up a previous $25,000 lottery windfall. It was back in 1987 that Wanda won $25,000 playing the Wheel Spin scratchcard game. Grasso, who is retired, purchased her...

Lottery24 - More rollovers in world lotteries this weekend More rollovers in world lotteries this weekend

Emma G.: Sunday, 24 May 2015, General news

Just like we reported last weekend, there were some big jackpots up for grabs in the world lotteries this weekend, but after the draws took place it appeared that nobody was able to take home the top prizes. Beginning with the EuroMillions lottery, a jackpot worth just over £22 million was on offer for any place who could...

Lottery24 - £1m EuroMillions winner misses out on becoming a millionaire Liverpudlian EuroMillions winner misses out on becoming a millionaire

Emma G.: Sunday, 24 May 2015, EuroMillions UKGeneral news

A lottery player from the North West of England has missed out on his or her chance to become a millionaire after they failed to claim their EuroMillions prize worth £1 million. The lottery player won the £1 million prize on the EuroMillions Millionaire Maker raffle game in November of 2014, and,...

Lottery24 - Crossword Ca$h Winner from California will buy a new Corvette Shiny New Corvette on Shopping List of $750,000 Crossword Ca$h Winner

Steve A.: Saturday, 23 May 2015, Winner stories

Pablo Bringas, 57 from Suisun City in Solano County, California, USA, won $750,000 playing a Crossword Ca$h Scratchcard and now he plans on buying a shiny new Corvette.  It was 2am on May 18 when Bringas purchased his winning Crossword Ca$h scratchcard from Sunset Shell at 200 Sunset Avenue in Suisun...

Lottery24 - 82 years old player wins $3m Supercash prize Last Resort Lottery Machine Wins 82-Year-Old $3m Supercash Prize

Steve A.: Friday, 22 May 2015, Winner stories

82-year-old retired salesman Edward Shattuck from Johnson City, New York, USA, decided to re-invest a lottery win and ended up winning a $3m Supercash prize. But it could have been very different if he had chosen the wrong lottery machine to play. Shattuck purchased his winning Supercash scratchcard ticket last...

Lottery24 - Canadian player won $675K on the Set for Life lottery Newfoundland man is Set for Life thanks to $675,000 lottery pay out

Emma G.: Friday, 22 May 2015, Winner stories

A lottery player from the Burin Peninsula in Eastern Canada has picked up his winnings from a Set for Life lottery scratch card this week, taking almost $700,000 in cash. Celestine Tarrant, a Newfoundland local who commutes across the width of Canada to work in Alberta, won the top prize on the Set for Life...

Lottery24 - Player from Florida wins $10m on the Florida Cash game $10m Florida Cash winner to buy new home for parents

Steve A.: Thursday, 21 May 2015, Winner stories

Bryan Goldstein, 36, from Hallandale Beach in Florida, USA won a staggering $10m prize on a Florida Cash scratchcard. He plans on using some of his winnings to buy a new home for his parents. Goldstein has opted to accept his Florida Cash lottery prize as a one-off lump sum payment and after payment of taxes will receive...

Lottery24 - Syndicate from Hartlepool won on the UK Lotto Hartlepool bowling club syndicate score big with £343,643 UK Lotto win

Emma G.: Thursday, 21 May 2015, UK LottoWinner stories

A syndicate of UK Lotto players from Hartlepool in North East England, who are also keen amateur bowlers, have been bowled over this week after their ticket won them £38,000 each. The group of nine players, who call themselves the League Bowlers, matched five numbers and the bonus ball in the UK...

Lottery24 - Scrabble Player Becomes Powerball Millionaire Scrabble Player Becomes Powerball Millionaire

Steve A.: Wednesday, 20 May 2015, US PowerballWinner stories

Retired obstetrician and ace Scrabble player Theodore Drake from Bath in Maine, USA is used to getting high scores with letters. He's pretty good with numbers too as he matched the five main numbers in the May 6 Powerball draw to become a lottery millionaire. The lucky winner declined to speak to the press but we do know he...

Lottery24 - Liverpool player wins big on National Lottery Scratch Card Liverpool film fanatic wins big on National Lottery Scratch Card

Emma G.: Wednesday, 20 May 2015, Winner stories

A big film fan from Liverpool in England has declared that he will be treating himself and his mother, who loves Elvis Presley, to a trip to Graceland after winning £300,000 on a UK National Lottery scratch card. Richard Simpson, who works as a security guard, won the top prize of £300,000 on the...

Lottery24 - Player from Czech Republic wins record 90m EuroJackpot prize Player from Czech Republic Scoops record 90m EuroJackpot Prize

Steve A.: Tuesday, 19 May 2015, Euro JackpotGeneral news

A ticket sold in the Czech Republic has won the record top prize of 90 million euros in the EuroJackpot lottery draw held on Friday May 15.  The massive Eurojackpot winnings comfortably beat the previous record of 61.1 million euros won by a player from Finland in September 2014.  The winner has 35 days in...

Lottery24 - Pete Kemp from Iowa almost lost his winning Powerball ticket Iowa Powerball player tapes his ticket together and wins $1 million

Emma G.: Tuesday, 19 May 2015, US PowerballWinner stories

A man from Des Moines in Iowa has won a huge $1 million Powerball prize on the lottery after he taped his torn ticket back together and claimed his prize. Pete Kemp’s ticket was very nearly lost in the process of collecting his $1 million prize, but luckily the lottery player was feeling very...

Lottery24 - Barry Howie from Buckie won £400K on the EuroMillions Second lottery winner from Buckie in a month thanks to the EuroMillions

Emma G.: Monday, 18 May 2015, EuroMillions UKWinner stories

A father of two has become the second lottery winner in the last few weeks from the Scottish coastal town of Buckie, as he won almost £400,000 in the EuroMillions draw held last weekend. Barry Howie, an offshore mechanic, discovered his win when he was at work during the week, and was promptly sent...

Lottery24 - Christina Dorsey from Iowa won $10K on the Mega Crossword $10,000 Mega Crossword Winner Had Feeling She'd Win

Steve A.: Monday, 18 May 2015, Winner stories

54-year-old Christina Dorsey from Independence in Buchanan County in Iowa, USA, said she had a feeling that she should go out and buy a scratchcard. It proved to be a great decision because she won $10,000 in the state lotteries $100,000 Mega Crossword scratchcard game. The lucky lottery player regularly plays the Crosswords...

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Steve A.: Sunday, 17 May 2015, General news

John Angell of Griswold in Connecticut, USA, says he's really good with numbers. He may not have a maths degree but he does recognize his Lucky For Life numbers when he sees them and instantly knew he'd won $25,000 a year for life in the April 30 draw. The winning numbers in the Lucky For Life draw were: 09-12-27-34-38 with the Lucky Ball 18. Angell...

Lottery24 - Rollovers around the world in lottery games Rollovers all around the world in lottery games this weekend

Emma G.: Sunday, 17 May 2015, General news

This weekend saw some huge jackpots in world lotteries, most notably in the USA’s lottery games, but unfortunately we didn’t see any top prize winners in the major games, with even larger jackpots due in the next draws. The EuroMillions lottery was won midweek by a player in Barcelona, so the jackpot on...

Lottery24 - Portsmouth Pride awarded £10,000 by Big Lottery Fund Portsmouth Pride awarded £10,000 by Big Lottery Fund

Steve A.: Saturday, 16 May 2015, General news

Organisers of Portsmouth Pride are celebrating after they were awarded £10,000 by the Big Lottery Fund. The funds will be used to help finance the first LGBT Pride event to take place in the city for over a decade.  The event takes place on Saturday 20 June beginning with a family-friendly carnival parade...

Lottery24 - North Wales Councillor wins on a Jewel 7s Doubler lottery card Wales Councillor wins big bucks on National Lottery scratch card

Emma G.: Saturday, 16 May 2015, Winner stories

A local councillor from Bangor in North Wales, United Kingdom has won a huge pay out on a National Lottery scratch card together with his wife who purchased the Jewel 7s Doubler card. Nigel Pickavance, who is a member of the council in the town of Gwynedd, and his wife Vicky are celebrating a £70,000 cash...

Lottery24 - Pizza loving syndicate share $40m Powerball Jackpot Pizza Loving Rocklin Four Share $40m Powerball Jackpot 

Steve A.: Friday, 15 May 2015, US PowerballWinner stories

Four lottery players from Dumont in Bergen County, New Jersey, USA  who meet every Friday for a pizza dinner have claimed the $40m jackpot they won in the Powerball draw held on March 25.  The Powerball winners  are Daniel Blackey Jr. Scott Goldberg, Robert Kerr and Thomas Regan.  New Jersey...

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