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A vagrant from Indiana has scooped $50,000 on a lottery scratch card but says he has no intention of giving up his tent. Dennis Mahurin has been homeless since around 1978, living in his tent, now he has scooped a $50,000 scratch card win, worth around $35,000 after taxes. He says he’ll buy a new home, his tent is shabby and he wants to replace it, but he has no intention of changing his life for a more conventional one.
Mr Mahurin says he’s ‘as happy as he can be in his nature’ and has no intention of moving up in the world, he’s quite happy living in his tent, even with $35,000 in his pocket.
Rollovers aren’t that common on the National Lottery so the news that we have had three Wednesday rollovers in a row is a little surprising. However, that is how it has all worked out and last night’s jackpot reached a massive £7.1 million, exceeding estimate and the news in is that two players share the UK Lotto jackpot!
Each of the winning UK Lotto jackpot winners will collect a very generous £3.5 million and they weren’t the only big winners in the draw that saw over £15 million paid out in prizes.
It was big news from the Powerball Lottery last night, the biggest ever jackpot for the draw, estimated at $550 million. That’s over half a billion dollars, and understandably, ticket sales were through the roof but has anyone won that Powerball jackpot?
Well, in the event, the jackpot came in at $587 million and the winning numbers are 5 – 16 – 22 – 23 – 29; Powerball 6 and we can confirm that two tickets matched all the winning numbers, sharing this monster jackpot!
With a dozen rollovers, last night’s Euromillions jackot had the attention of the world, with a jackpot estimated at a staggering, life-changing, eye-popping €170 million. Across Europe and indeed the world, players were stocking up on tickets hoping for enough luck to win a big prize in the draw, and in the event it was just one player from France who matched all the winning numbers, scooping €169 million.
Players were starting to wonder just when this jackpot would be won, and ticket sales for last night’s draw were through the roof. There were lots of big winners throughout the prize tiers, but just one jackpot winner!
There was some serious rollover action in the UK last night, as a UK Lotto double rollover worth an estimated £8.8 million went up for grabs. In the event, ticket sales were high and the UK Lotto jackpot exceeded estimate, coming in at £9.3 million, and the news is that two lucky players have matched all the winning numbers, sharing the double rollover jackpot!
The lottery results rolled in last night, and players were keen to check those winning numbers. There were hundreds of thousands of small prizes, but in the top two prize tiers, it was just three big prizes won.
All week we’ve been excited about the Oz Lotto rollover, estimated to be worth $100 million for the Tuesday draw. Now the results have been announced, and we know that the jackpot exceeded estimate by $11 million thanks to a rush of ticket sales, and those ticket sales paid off too as four lucky players share the $111 million Oz Lotto jackpot!
The winning numbers for the Tuesday night draw were 2 – 7 – 8 – 13 – 15 – 29 – 43, the supplementary numbers were 20 – 21, and four lucky players shared the jackpot, netting around $28 million each!
It was big news for the EuroJackpot last Friday, as one lucky player from Denmark scooped a huge rollover jackpot worth €21 million. It’s only the third winner on the draw since its launch but it means that tonight’s jackpot is back to €10 million.
The EuroJackpot draw this evening has just taken place in Helsinki and the first results for November are as follows; 3 – 5 – 7 – 12 – 31; Bonus numbers 5 – 7 .
In last night’s Mega Millions there was a big rollover jackpot up for grabs, up to $61 million after several weeks without a winner. As such, ticket sales were predicted to be high, and that leaves many players waiting to hear the lottery results.
The Mega Millions drawing went off without a hitch and out of the draw machine came 13 – 37 – 40 – 46 – 52; Mega Ball 29.
The Powerball Lottery draw last night was a rollover, with $50 million on offer. It was just a single rollover, and Powerball players are used to chasing big, big jackpots, but is this jackpot rolling again, or was a winner found last night.
The Powerball drawing went off without a hitch and the results for Wednesday 3rd October are 17 – 23 – 36 – 55 – 59; Powerball 10, and fantastic news, there is one winning ticket!
Last weekend, the first ever UK Lotto quadruple rollover took place in the UK, and it was estimated to be worth almost £20 million. When the draw took place on Saturday night, the jackpot was announced at £19.5 million, and now we can confirm that five players matched all six winning numbers, sharing the big pot.
It meant that five millionaires were created in the UK on Saturday night, in what turned out to be a very lucky evening for players indeed.