The guy who won the sixth largest lotto jackpot in US history on 19 February sat on the ticket until 1 April. Why? Because the guy has a sense of humour, and also because he spent that time planning for something – not what the average lotto winner would do with his windfall.
The odds of winning the lottery is staggering on its own, but calling it the day before is statistically close to impossible. Neil Trotter became Britain’s fourth biggest national lottery winner when his winning ticket won him close to R2 billion in the EuroMillions lottery.
The Mega Millions jackpot never fails to live up to its name, but chances are that it just might supercede its own mega ambitions by racking up a billion-dollar jackpot before Christmas.
It was just last week that we posted a story about how a lotto-winning couple’s relationship was destroyed – and now yet another couple is finding it hard to be happy after winning the lotto.
Adrian and Gillian Bayford had lived a relatively pain-free life in the English countryside town of Suffolk, until the day they won just over two billion rand. Now their lives are a mess.
Aah the lottery. It’s a bit of a gamble – but every now and then some shmuck out in the middle of nowhere wins the whole shebang. Like this guy, who won over a hundred million rand, spent it, and became a binman. Now, the Florida Lottery says 67-year-old James Bozeman has claimed a R29863500.00 Florida Lotto jackpot just last month.
Remember that competition last week that we told you would be a piece of cake to win. Mike A listened to us and got this picture to prove it! Here it is..
An anonymous man from South Carolina in the US of the A claimed the facemelting $400 million powerball jackpot a few days ago. And you’ll be slightly annoyed with how casually he stepped into his new life. Heeding his wife’s request to stop at a convenience store to buy hotdog buns, our man arrived at the store to find that said convenience store didn’t sell hotdog buns.
With a recent article clearing up confusion about local players buying tickets to overseas lotteries online, there has been a mad scramble for tickets to tonight’s R4 billion draw through these services.
And it will be split three ways. Which means at least three people will be practicing their jetski back flips for the rest of their lives. Two of the three Powerball winners were from New Jersey, and one in Minnesota. Because three tickets matched all six numbers, Powerball officials said the three winners would split [...]
Will a lottery win solve all your problems and make you happy? Its an age old question. Well, lucky for us, Princeton Professors Daniel Kahneman and Angus Deaton have put a lot of time and effort into researching this question, and have come up with an answer.
Look at that. It’s Jim Carrey from the movie Ace Ventura. But look how perfectly he imitates what you’ll do outside your office if your numbers come in. Or maybe you’ll just buy the company and fire your boss? Click play on the video above to imagine what it would be like to be cruising [...]
Local SA players have won and been paid prizes of over $1 million from overseas lotteries. Today, the quest for a full jackpot win continues. Tomorrow’s Powerball jackpot is a whopping R2 billion. Not to be missed! Click through to get tickets.
A British woman who is part of a lottery syndicate at work lost out on millions as she was off sick from work with morning sickness. But she wants her share of the millions and has hired a solicitor.
It’s not often we hear about prizes this big, and it would be foolish to fuel these rollovers without staying in the game. And we sure as hell won’t be spending the rest of our lives wondering “what if?” Click through to get a ticket to Tuesday night’s draw!
We only play the lottos when they hit R1 billion and we sure as hell don’t miss it when it’s double that! Such is the case for today’s €166 Euromillions jackpot. Click through to get tickets.
For those of you who don’t have your accounts automatically setup to buy a ticket when the lotto goes over R1 billion (I do – see here) you should be aware that it’s a EuroMillions SUPERDRAW on Friday! The pan-European EuroMillions lottery is having another SuperDraw worth €100,000,000 this coming Friday and it can be [...]
With 10 jackpot prizes of 2 million Euro each and a 1 in 3 chance of winning a prize (total of 378,000 prizes up for grabs), buying tickets to El Gordo de Verano is a no brainer!
A mystery player has won the recent EuroMillions lottery jackpot prize of £81million. The ticket was purchased in the UK, which is where the online lottery ticket service buys tickets on your behalf. Best you check your emails to see if it wasn’t your ticket! This, from the Telegraph: The winner has instantly become four times [...]
Don’t let the previous numbers fool you. The Powerball lottery (draw tomorrow night) has swelled overnight and the jackpot prize is sitting on what amounts to R5 billion. Click to get tickets and learn about security and legalities while you’re at it
There is a lot of speculation when it comes to the online services providers that let you buy tickets to overseas lotteries. Read this interesting piece about a their legal position and a local client who won $1.2 million from an overseas lottery.
Multiple rollovers have led to the 3rd largest Powerball lottery jackpot in US history. With tickets available online for the $350 million (R3 billion) jackpot prize, SA punters are snapping up tickets online.
Now YOU could have enough money to own a government and land your private jet at Waterkloof! The combined value of the $222 million Powerball (tomorrow) and $139 million MegaMillions draw (today) is R3.2 billion. Get tickets here.
One of the most common gripes I find people have with buying tickets for the overseas lottos, is they forget. A lot of us only buy when it hits R1 billion, but sometimes it’s hard to get around to actually buying the ticket. Not anymore.
This thing is getting big! I bought three tickets for Wednesday’s draw ($100 million) and that thing rolled over to $150 million (R1.36 billion). Oh yes! Check out my numbers below + a link for you to buy tickets to tomorrow’s Powerball lottery!
If you have been buying tickets each week this thing has rolled over, it would be embarrassing not to buy for tonight’s massive $123 million draw! And if you haven’t been buying up ’til now, what a great opportunity to score without much effort!
Whatever you do, don’t buy tickets for tonight’s lottery! I mean, why risk the chance of waking up a millionaire? Oh, you played it a few times and then stopped? Hahaha! The joke’s on YOU, my friend..
After winning around R1,500 in the end of year lottery last year, I made a New Year’s resolution to play every week. After all, that win pays for my tickets every week for a year. That includes tomorrow’s$130 million (R1.179 billion) Powerball lottery. Buy tickets online.
It’s been quite some time since the last Billion Rand Lottery! And now, with a total Jackpot of $110 million, the Powerball lottery is primed to make you a Rand billionaire. Let me tell me what you should buy with that money!