A father who won over $100,000 in the lottery from a scratch card in Vancouver, Canada, plans to use it towards his children’s education.
Winning lottery ticket: Frankis Christurasa and his daughter, Pirashalini Firangs, won $125,000 on a Super Money Multiplier Scratch and Win ticket purchased from the Victoria Drive Town Pantry.
People are praising the Indian American owners of Lucky Stop, a convenience store in Southwick, Mass., for returning a $1 million lottery ticket to a customer.
What happened: Lea Rose Fiega purchased a $30 Diamond Millions scratch-off ticket in March, according to CBS News.
A Canadian woman won a $60 million Lotto Max jackpot using the numbers her husband dreamed of 20 years ago.
Deng Pravatoudom, 57, has been playing the lottery with the same set of numbers for two decades, according to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG).
Four hospital workers in British Columbia, Canada became overnight millionaires after winning the lottery jackpot worth 6 million Canadian dollars ($4.5 Million).
Heewon (Theresa) Choi and three of her colleagues from the Royal Columbia Hospital in New Westminster won the 6/49 lottery draw on Oct. 31, according to the official British Columbia Lottery Corporation.
A Thai monk who won the lottery jackpot of 18 million Thai Baht ($589,000) fled to an undisclosed location after people stormed his temple to ask for donations.
Ajahn Montri Samujjo, a 67-year-old monk at Wat Thinnakorn Nimit in Nonthaburi Province, Thailand, won three lottery tickets worth 6 million Thai Baht ($196,300) each during the Sunday draw, according to Khaosod News via Thai Residents.
A retired retailer in North Carolina recently won the $344 million Powerball jackpot after playing fortune cookie numbers his granddaughter gave him.
Charles W. Jackson Jr., 66, claimed his winnings at North Carolina Education Lottery headquarters on June 4, CTV News reports. It was the largest lottery prize in North Carolina history.
Authorities in Thailand are resorting to a DNA test to determine the rightful winner of the nearly $1 million (30 million Thai baht) lottery prize after two individuals stepped up to claim it.
One of the claimants, 50-year-old teacher Preecha Kraikruan said he lost the five winning lottery tickets, which were later claimed by 62-year-old retired policeman Charoon Wimon.
Money can certainly cause more problems than it solves as one man sure knows.
A 58-year-old Korean man became an overnight millionaire after striking the jackpot. The unnamed man, a divorcee construction worker, allegedly won $4 million from the national lottery. However, it appears he had little time to celebrate as family soon came knocking on and breaking down his door.
Two brothers from Pennsylvania both won the lottery on the same day, but one of them will be celebrating more than the other.
James Stocklas, 67, was thrilled and said he was shaking for an hour when he found out he had won the Powerball lottery jackpot of $291.4 million, according to Lehigh Valley Live. His less lucky brother also won in the same draw but just for $7.
The small-town Tennessee couple that won the Powerball jackpot aren’t planning on buying a mansion or throwing in the towel on their jobs. However, they are buying a horse for their daughter.
The Robinson family from Munford, Tennessee, hold one of three lucky lottery tickets to last Wednesday’s record-breaking $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot. The numbers drawn on Jan. 13, 2016 made John and Lisa Robinson instant multi-millionaires, reports the Associated Press.
About an hour ago, ABC News reported that the Chino Hills, California winner of the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot had been identified as a nurse working at a nursing home.
The alleged winner is a 62-year-old registered nurse at Park Avenue Health Care and Wellness Center in Pomona.
When a group of 42 workers at Grissini’s Restaurant in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, found out one of their lottery pool tickets matched winning Powerball numbers, they did what most everyone would do: celebrate.