March 2008 archive

Unclaimed Euro Millions Prize Goes to Charity

Source: BBC News Time has finally run out for a would-be EuroMillions Lottery multi-millionaire in Devon.The prize of £6,989,367 was won by someone in Devon in the draw on 28 September 2007. The winner failed to claim the prize before the (March 26th) 1730 GMT deadline and the cash will now be donated to the …

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UK Lottery Millionaire Back Working at McDonald’s

Source: The UK Telegraph A Lottery millionaire has gone back to work – flipping burgers for £5.85 an hour at a McDonald’s restaurant. Luke Pittard, 25, won a £1.3m fortune, but applied to get his old job back because he missed his workmates.Mr Pittard said yesterday: “They all think I’m a bit mad but I tell …

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Illinois Couple is Model Lottery Winner

Source: Chicago Sun Times The Illinois woman knew on Dec. 18, the winning lottery ticket she held would change her life. On March 19, she was claiming an oversized check from the state and  answering  questions from news media. That the winner picked up the $81.5 million prize, her half of a $163 million Mega …

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North Carolina Man Gets $400,000 Birthday Present!

Source: http://www.powerball.comKeith Chnupa’s birthday turned out to be his lucky day. On March 15, the Hillsborough man bought a Powerball ticket for that night’s drawing at the Kangaroo Express in Hillsborough. His ticket matched all five white balls. Chnupa had opted for Power Play on his ticket for just an extra $1. The Power Play …

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Eight W. Virginia Women Win $276 Million Powerball Jackpot

source: http://www.allheadlinenews.com Charleston, WV (AHN) – Eight female co-workers from West Virginia have won the $276 million Powerball jackpot, the seventh largest prize in the history of the national lottery game. Linda Fominko, Crystal Magro, Allecia Priore, Andrea Grey, Amanda Pugh, Judith Gapen, Paula Pride and Jessica Dotson, all from the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department Tax Office, …

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