Shopkeeper Tried to Steal Grandmothers Winnings

August 9, 2012 by  
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A dishonest shopkeeper has this week been convicted of trying to claim a Grandmother’s life changing winnings as his own. 77 year old Maureen Holt whose 80 year old husband still works for a security firm took her lottery ticket into the Best One Convenience Store in Oldham but shopkeeper Farrakh Nizzar aged 30 checked the ticket and told her she was not a winner even through she had actually struck it lucky on the EuroMillions millionaire raffle. Read more

Powerball Winner Tapes Ticket to Chest

July 6, 2012 by  
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Matthew Packebush a United States Air Force veteran from Hutchinson has come forward to claim a Match 5 Powerball cash prize worth $1 million after taping the winning ticket to his chest for safe keeping. Matthews winning numbers were 07, 15, 20, 41, 44 and Powerball 10 and although he missed out on winning the Powerball jackpot by just one number he is thrilled to have won a life changing amount of money. Read more

EuroMillions Winner Misses Out on Fortune

May 22, 2012 by  
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One very unlucky Scot at the beginning of this month missed out on a massive Euromillions lottery fortune after failing to come forward with the winning ticket after the deadline to claim their winnings expired at 11pm on Wednesday 2nd May. The ticket was for the Millionaire Raffle which is the bonus draw you are automatically entered into with every Euromillions ticket purchased but the cash will now added to good causes fund instead.

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Mega Millions lottery jackpot won for the second time in four days

September 4, 2009 by  
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On Tuesday night the Mega Millions lottery jackpot was won for the second time in four days but it wasn’t until Wednesday evening that the winning ticket holder realised that he had won a fortune. The 54 year old man from Atlanta matched all five main numbers and the Mega Ball to win the $12 million lottery prize.

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