February 2009 archive

Lottery Players Chase Record Jackpot

Source:  CANOE.ca TORONTO — Start planning your $48-million happy dance now. No one woke up $39 million richer yesterday morning.That’s bad news for anyone who had a Lotto 6/49 ticket in Wednesday’s draw but great news for anyone who wants to play tomorrow.

Valentine’s Surprise for WA Lotto Player

Three West Australians are each at least $800,000 richer but two are yet to claim their prizes after picking the winning numbers in two recent Lotto draws. The latest windfall came as a result of last weekend’s Valentine Day Superdraw when a local winner picked up $875,000 after matching the Division One numbers.

Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs To $85 Million

Source:  WSBTV.com ATLANTA — There has been another rollover in the grand prize for the Mega Millions multistate lottery — to $85 million. The rollover occurred because no player matched all the winning numbers from Tuesday night’s $73 million drawing.

Tampa Woman Wins $1 Million in Powerball

Source: TampaBays10.com Tallahassee, Florida — A Tampa woman has become the fourth Floridian to win $1 million in the Powerball lottery. Lavern Logan, 57, claimed her prize money from the January 31st drawing. She had 5-of-5 numbers for $200,000 — but also opted for the Power Play, which multiplied her winnings.

West Aussie $1m Richer After Weekend Lotto Win

Source:  TheWest.com.au A lucky West Australian is one of four winners of the Division One Lotto prize over the weekend.The owner of the winning ticket, sold at Carramar Lottery Centre and News in Morley, is yet to come forward and claim their $1 million prize.