March 2010 archive

You’ve won the lottery! Now what?

Source: Believe it or not, jackpot winners face both a pile of cash and a mountain of problematic decisions. Here’s a practical to-do list. Keep it handy for the next time you strike it rich. Hitting the jackpot may be a fantasy, but what’s the harm in dreaming? Here’s some realistic advice on what …

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Lottery winner bus driver returns to work

Source: “Sorry love, I’m off back on the buses!” Bus driver-turned millionaire Kevin Halstead, 46, is off on his jollies – but has pledged to get back behind the wheel. Kevin, who has been driving the 125 bus between Bolton and Preston for the past 17 years, was yesterday unveiled as the lucky winner …

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N.J. deli waits for its $212M Powerball winner to surface

Someone who bought a Powerball lottery ticket last week at Gene’s II Deli in Morris Township, New Jersey, could be a very rich person, but the winner of Saturday’s $211.7 million jackpot has yet to come forward. Lav Patel, a co-owner of the Speedwell Avenue deli and convenience store, said someone had called three times …

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Woman wins $2 million from lottery ticket

A lottery ticket purchased in Gladstone has led to a $2 million prize for one woman, the Missouri Lottery said. A.C. Davis bought the winning Mega Monopoly Scratchers ticket on Feb. 25 at a Hy-Vee grocery store, 7117 N. Prospect Ave.

LB Shop Sells $133M Lottery Ticket

Source: LONG BEACH – A Long Beach doughnut shop owner who sold a Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $133 million was himself rolling in dough Saturday. Even though Kevin Thai only gets a half of 1 percent of the total, that still comes to $665,000. “That’s a really big one,” he said this morning …

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Winner of Airline Lottery Eats Winning Ticket

Source: Yes, that’s right, he ate the winning ticket A passenger flying on a Ryanair flight Thursday from Krakow, Poland, to the U.K.’s East Midlands airport ate a winning lottery ticket worth 10,000 euros ($15,000) when he was told he could not claim the prize mid-flight. The cabin crew advised the winner that he would have …

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