Lottery

  • How Everett Thompson Won The Lottery 14 Times In The Last 2 Years…

    After years of being buried in soul-crushing debt Everett Thompson won the lotto not just 5 times but a total of 14 times in the last two years. You see, I was neighbors with Everett for the last 10 years. He was a good neighbor but for the last two...
  • Lottery winner died alone and penniless

    Is there a lottery curse? Before you buy that Powerball ticket, remember the tragic story of one Kentuckian who won the jackpot. David Lee Edwards, from Ashland, Ky., won $27 million in 2001. He lost it all by 2006. The Courier-Journal spoke to Edwards right after his win, saying it was...
  • Police secure home of Powerball winner!

    Powerball winner Mavis L. Wanczyk is gonna have some extra manpower guarding her Massachusetts home from any crooks thinking about making a move.  Cops in Mavis’ hometown of Chicopee tell us they’ll be making extra patrol rounds each shift to make sure no funny business goes down on the heels...
  • Powerball Jackpot Winner: Worked at a hospital for 32 years called work to say ” I will not be coming back.”

    A Massachusetts hospital worker who considered winning the lottery a “pipe dream” cashed in the most valuable ticket in U.S. history Thursday, hours after her numbers came up for the  $758.7 million Powerball jackpot. “My pipe dream came true,” Mavis Wanczyk, of Chicopee, said at a news conference Thursday afternoon, adding that the...
  • Powerball winner found!

    Massachusetts lottery officials said they have located the woman who won more than $750 million in a Powerball drawing on Wednesday, the largest prize for a single ticket-holder in the contest’s history. “We’ve got the winner in the building here today,” Michael Sweeney, executive director of the Massachusetts State...
  • The second largest jackpot in Powerball history has a winner! See Video!

    Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner. Powerball announced that a single ticket sold at a convenience store in Watertown, Mass., was the winner of Wednesday night’s $758.7 million jackpot, according to the Powerball website. It was the second largest lottery prize in United States history, according to the...
  • Woman claims she won $500,000 on scratch off tickets but lottery says $500

    An Ohio woman claims to have won $500,000 on an Ohio Lottery scratch-off ticket, while the lottery says she won only the $500 she received. Penelope Demetriades filed a claim against the lottery Monday in Ohio’s Court of Claims. The Northfield woman says she bought a ticket in September...
  • The 2nd largest Powerball JackPot in U.S. History

    The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history. The winning numbers in Powerball’s massive $535 million jackpot drawn Saturday were 17, 19, 39, 43, 68 and Powerball number 13. Here are details about the game and how the prize has...
  • Powerball jackpot soars to whopping $650M – the third largest prize in U.S. history

    All bets are still on. The Powerball jackpot has soared to an estimated $650 million, making it the third-largest bonanza in U.S. history. The payoff, fueled by intense sales after nobody matched the numbers in the Saturday drawing, rose by $115 million, lottery officials announced. A lump sum cash...