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A Lotto Murder

A Lotto Murder 20-year old Craigory Burch Jr was a forklift operator in a small town called Fitzgerald, in southern Georgia, USA. One moment he was going about his normal life and the next, he was a Fantasy 5 jackpot winner. A dream come true for many, Burch won $434 272 in November 2015 and Continue Reading
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The Mysterious Jackpot Winner

The Mysterious Jackpot Winner Saturday, 6 January 2018, saw one lucky person scooping up a $559.7 million Powerball Jackpot. Sites all over the internet posted about the winning ticket, but all was speculation, the only fact – that the ticket had been bought at Reeds Ferry Market in Merrimack, New Hampshire. By the end of […]Continue Reading
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Lottery Link to British Museum

Lottery Link to British Museum You have most probably heard of the very famous British Museum and you may or may not know a bit about it, but did you know that this museum was made possible because of the lottery?     It all started with Sir Hans Sloane, a physician and scientist, who […]Continue Reading
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Mickey Carol, Also known as the lotto lout

It is possible that we will be writing about Mickey Carol, the self styled “King of Chavs” or more appropriately, the lotto lout, for years to come. His story is mind boggling and too good not to write about. Fly on the wall documentary chronicling the former lottery winner and media spot lit Michael Carroll […]Continue Reading
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Australia Cracks 1992 US Lottery

Australia Cracks 1992 US Lottery 15 February 1992, the lottery in Virginia, USA, stood at $27 million. Many hopefuls bought their tickets, but little did they know that an Australian syndicate was to outwit them all.     Stefan Mandel was a Romanian economist and somewhat of a maths genius. In 1964 he won his […]Continue Reading
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Triumph After Tragedy

Triumph After Tragedy The internet is full of stories about people that have won the lottery. Some stories are full of luck or mystery and some of bizarre circumstances. The tale of Mary Wollens story would definitely be classified as the latter, and is a tale that needs to be told right from the beginning… […]Continue Reading
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A Million Dollar Start to 2018

A Million Dollar Start to 2018 We all celebrate the new year, a fresh start and the anticipation of things to come as we set our goals and go full speed ahead. Now imagine starting 2018 off with a winning lotto ticket, a ticket worth $450 million to be exact.   One lucky and, as […]Continue Reading
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The Miracle Mile Fairly Tale

The Miracle Mile Fairly Tale When it comes to buying lottery tickets we tend to focus on the numbers.  But what if your location could improve your chances? Fond du Lac, a small city in Wisconsin, is home to the “Miracle Mile”.  Stores on this main street have sold more than 14 winning tickets in the past […]Continue Reading
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The Lucky Unlucky Day

The Lucky Unlucky Day In a world filled with superstitions and strange beliefs, it is not surprising that lottery players take heed of certain superstitions when playing.   One of the biggest fears of bad luck involves the number 13, to the extent that airlines do not have a Row 13 on their airplanes. In […]Continue Reading