Dreaming of cruising around town in a gorgeous supercar? Acquiring that dream vehicle is not as difficult as you may think.
Everyone dreams of winning the lottery, but the chances are pretty small. This dad won though, and decided to be a rad dad when he told his children.
Road sweeper Joseph Whiting has scooped the big pot in the UK lottery, winning himself a handsome amount of R83 Million.
You moan about how much you’re being paid and you spend your Saturdays looking at the property section, at houses you know you’ll never afford. The last thing you want to do is become a billionaire.
The around-the-water-cooler discussion is always “what would you do if you won the lottery?”, and while everyone comes up with ludicrous spending ideas, it’s good to have the best of both worlds and spend wisely. Right?
A French lottery winner has proven that money isn’t everything and done something pretty damn selfless with his winnings. Take a bow, unnamed French guy. If you won €75 million, how would you choose to spend your money?
If you lost the lottery would you plan a mass slaughter?
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.
Fast cars, lavish property, booze and parties would be most lottery winners’ first priorities, but not László Andraschek’s. The formerly homeless man vows to support addicts and abused women, after winning R31 Million in the Hungarian 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.
Moments like these only come along once in a blue moon. The result of many weeks of impossible rollovers have ballooned the US Mega Million lottery to it’s second largest jackpot ever – $400 million. It’s happening tomorrow and you can get tickets here.
An unemployed woman from Northern Ireland bought a Euromillions lottery ticket “on the spur of the moment”. She just won over R450 million rand. HALF A BILLION.
Shame, and there you were stressing about how you are going to afford to buy awesome gifts for all your family and friends. They’re also doubling any non-credit card deposits you make!
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Lottery winner Robert Erb won R235 million and has shared some of his winnings with Clifford Luther, owner of a diner in British Columbia, Canada. Luther had told Erb that his daughter had been recently diagnosed with cancer, but he didn’t expect such a large tip.
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!
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