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Boredom steers Maryland woman to $25,000 lotto win

May 20 (UPI) -- An unidentified woman in Maryland cured her boredom by buying a lottery ticket that led to $25,000 in winnings. The woman purchased a $6, one-draw, nine-spot Keno ticket with the Super Bonus feature and matched eight of the nine numbers. The 36-year-old said she plays the...
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The big money Lottery winners who have gone public

Before Joe and Jess Thwaite announced their record-breaking £184 million EuroMillions’ jackpot win, just six UK winners who had bagged more than £100 million in the National Lottery had made the decision to go public.A total of 15 players have won a jackpot of more than £100m in the history of the National Lottery.Here is a look at the other top winners who went public after scooping life-changing amounts of cash.– Colin and Chris Weir, £161,653,000Mr and Mrs Weir from Largs, North Ayrshire, bagged their historic winnings in July 2011, making them the biggest UK winners at the time.Mr Weir...
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Mega Millions numbers for Friday, May 20, 2022

The Mega Millions numbers have dropped for the Friday, May 20 lottery jackpot worth an estimated $131 million, with a cash option of $74.9 million. The winning numbers for Friday night's drawing are 33, 40, 59, 60, 69 and the Mega Ball is 22. The Megaplier was 3X. When is...
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Woman plays birth year on 41 Virginia lottery tickets. Now she can pay off mortgage

Lucinda Britt’s birth year was a lucky number combination for her in the Virginia Lottery. Not once, or twice, but 41 times. Britt, a resident of Norfolk, bought dozens of tickets for a single Virginia Lottery Pick 4 drawing. She used her birth year as the number combination for each ticket — 1-9-7-2, lottery officials said in a May 18 news release.
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How the couple that won £184 million celebrated their win

This week, a British couple became the nation’s biggest EuroMillions winners by earning a jackpot of £148million. So, how did they celebrate?A family source told The Sun that Joe Thwaite, 49, and his wife Jess, 44, enjoyed a relaxed meal at Miller & Carter restaurant in Gloucester.“It was a low-key celebration, the Thwaites weren’t popping champagne but they enjoyed the moment with their extended family,” they said.“They were in such a celebratory mood — they left a sizeable tip.”The source added that the family raised a glass in memory of Mrs Thwaite’s dad, Tony Shearing, who died in 2015, and...
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Im Olding On: 82 Year Old Lottery Winner Vows To Carry On Working

A man who won $285,000 on the lottery has said he has no plans to stop working as a waiter despite his ripe age of 82. Vicente Mosquera – who still works at an Italian restaurant in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States – said he used a special combination of numbers someone told him about many years ago.
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UK’s biggest-ever lottery winner waited for alarm to go off before telling wife they had scooped £184m jackpot

The man who bought the ticket that scooped the largest lottery jackpot in UK history waited until his alarm went off to tell his wife they had won £184mJoe Thwaite browsed property site Rightmove whilst he waited for Jess Thwaite to wake up, switching off the price filter for the first time.The couple, from Gloucestershire,won more than £184 million in the EuroMillions last week becoming the biggest lottery winners the country has seen.They have been married for 11 years, and share two children who are of primary-school age. Mr Thwaite also has two children studying at university from a...
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Couple become Britain's biggest lottery winners with $230M jackpot

May 19 (UPI) -- A British couple became the country's biggest-ever National Lottery winners after scoring a $230,357,184.62 EuroMillions jackpot. Joe and Jess Thwaite of Gloucester, England, won the EuroMillions jackpot May 10 after Joe purchased a ticket at 4 p.m. on the day of the drawing, the National Lottery announced.
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