News List

Auckland Lotto player takes home $4.2m in Saturday night's draw
9/6/20 6:34:50 PM

A Powerball punter will take home $4.2 million after winning big in Lotto’s Saturday nights draw.The player took home the biggest prize in the draw, which included four others sharing $200,000 from Lotto’s first division.The winning ticket was bought at Hobsonville Four Square.The $4 million prize is the second big Powerball win in a matter of days – a player from Christchurch won $10.5 million last Wednesday night.Last month, 10 winners shared a $50 million jackpot in the Must Be Won Powerball draw.Lotto spokesperson Marie Winfield said 11 people have become overnight multi-millionaires with ...

$200k Lotto win for lucky Otago punter
9/6/20 6:33:18 PM

They may not have struck the Powerball jackpot but a lucky Otago Lotto player will still walk away with $200,000 from tonights draw. The first division winning ticket was sold to an Otago punter online via MyLotto. Tonights $4.2 million Powerball winning ticket was sold at Hobsonville Four Square in Auckland. Tonight’s win comes just a few days after a Christchurch Powerball player won a life-changing $10.5 million, and only one month after the Must Be Won draw, where ten lucky winners shared the $50 million jackpot.“Eleven lucky winners have become overnight multi-millionaires with Powe...

No winning ticket for Friday night’s $60 million Lotto Max jackpot
9/6/20 6:31:02 PM

No winning ticket was sold for the whopping $60 million jackpot in Friday night’s Lotto Max draw.There were also seven Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each up for grabs, and three of them were won — two by ticket holders in Ontario and the other by a lottery player in Quebec.The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Sept. 8 will grow to approximately $65 million, and there will be eight Maxmillions prizes to play for

What are the odds of winning the lottery twice?
8/23/20 4:45:15 PM

HALIFAX -- The saying goes "lightning never strikes the same place twice," but it actually can.And so too, can a Cape Breton couple win a multi-million dollar lottery prize with tickets bought at the same store seven years apart.Raymond and Gaye Lillington of Dingwall are now $17.4 million richer after winning Saturdays Lotto 6/49 jackpot -- and its not their first rodeo.The Lillingtons also won back in 2013 -- collecting another jackpot worth $3.2 million"Its still mind boggling," said Raymond Lillington."Its still difficult to put my head around it and think just how much it is."The odds of ...

Two Brampton men celebrating lottery wins
8/23/20 4:39:21 PM

Rajnikant Suthar of Brampton is celebrating multiple lotto wins.Suthar won $57,730.40 on July 25, 2020, and an additioanl $5,000 on the instant portion of his poker lotto play, bringing his total winnings to $62,730.40.The 58-year-old married father of two discovered his win instantly while in the store."I was very shocked when I saw the words Big Winner, on the Customer Display Unit," he told OLG. "The clerk was the first one to see the Big Winner message, and he was very excited for me.”Suthar is planning to save his prize winnings for the time being due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pa...

Mossman grandmother spends past month oblivious to Saturday Lotto division one win
7/26/20 6:06:06 PM

More than a month after the draw, a Mossman woman has come forward to claim her Saturday Lotto Superdraw fortune after re-discovering her division one winning ticket in her draw.The Sydney retiree held one of the 27 division one winning entries across Australia in Saturday Lotto’s $20 Million Superdraw, draw 4061 on 20 June 2020. Each entry won a division one prize of $740,740.75.Confirming her win with an official from the Lott this morning, the mystery winner confessed she’d forgotten she had an entry into the draw.“It’s exciting!” she exclaimed.“It’s a bit of shock but a good shock of cours...

Retired welder in Timmins wins $82,005 Lotto Max prize
7/26/20 5:47:32 PM

SUDBURY -- Jack Sikora of Timmins won $82,005.30 in the June 5 Lotto Max second prize draw, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. announced Tuesday. Sikora matched six numbers plus the bonus number to win the prize.A 62-year old retired welder, Sikora stopped at a retailer for some items and when checking out, the cashier asked if he would like a Lotto Max ticket for that evening’s draw.“I said, OK," Sikora said in the OLG news release. "He was a good salesman.”After the draw, his girlfriend scanned his ticket for him on her phone using the OLG Lottery App.“The Big Winner message appeared and m...

Winner of €49.5m EuroMillions jackpot claims their prize
7/26/20 5:44:00 PM

The winner of Tuesday’s EuroMillions jackpot of €49.5million has come f­orward to claim the prize.The lucky online player, who is registered in Dublin, became Ireland’s 19th National Lottery millionaire of­ 2020 thanks to a €2.50 Normal Play ticket which they purchased ahead of­ Tuesday night’s draw.A spokesman f­or the National Lottery said the ticketholder contacted Lotto HQ and will now be caref­ully guided through the prize claims process bef­ore of­f­icially claiming their lif­e-changing windf­all of­ over €49.5million.The spokesman said: ‘We were absolutely delighted to hear f­rom Irelan...

Lotto Powerball jackpots after no one claims massive $23m pool
7/26/20 5:33:23 PM

Lottos Powerball prize is now up to a massive $26 million for this weekend.Last night 10 people split Lottos First Division - each of their tickets was worth $100,000 - though none had that valuable Powerball number to clam the $23m mega prize.One player who picked the first four balls correctly was even luckier after they claimed Strike Fours $200,000.PowerBall is now set to jackpot to an even higher prize.Earlier the lucky Lotto Powerball numbers that would have claimed the $23 million were: 11, 38, 40, 28, 10, 12. The Powerball was 3, and the Bonus Ball was 33.The massive $23m prize pool wa...

Missing WA Lottery winners yet to claim prize money worth over $1 million combined
6/21/20 6:35:35 PM

The search is on for two Division One Lotto winners in Perth’s southern suburbs, who have won more than $1 million in prize money combined.Check Saturday Lotto Results >>The Saturday Lotto ticket sold from Willeton Newsagency worth a massive $613,00 has remained unclaimed for the past two months.There’s also a second Saturday Lotto ticket from a draw last month that’s worth just over half a million dollars.That ticket was sold from Winthrop Village News and Gifts and also remains unclaimed.Lotterywest spokesperson Pina Compagnone is urging people who shop at these stores to double check th...