Homeless man wins lottery but doesn’t want home

US LotteryA 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.

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US Powerball jackpot at $103 million

Powerball ticketsAt any given time a single lottery jackpot will be the biggest in the world and this weekend that honour goes to the US Powerball jackpot, making headlines with a staggering $103 million rollover on offer.

No one has won the Powerball jackpot since one player from Virginia scooped $217 million on February 6th. That’s more than double tonight’s top prize, but who knows what will happen.

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US Powerball jackpot climbs to $90 million

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We have some big lottery jackpots up for grabs around the world this week and the biggest is these is from the US Powerball Lottery, boasting a staggering $80 million in the midweek draw after a rollover last night. The Powerball jackpot has been climbing for a few draws now, and is now looking like a seriously life-changing sum.

Last night’s Powerball draw, the winning numbers were 2 – 5 – 31 – 39 – 41; Powerball 29 but with no jackpot winners, another rollover takes Wednesday’s jackpot to $90 million!

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Weekly roundup of US lottery results up to Saturday 9th February 2013

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This week all eyes were on the US lottery results and the Powerball Lotto in particular. Following the rollover draw on Saturday 2nd February, the huge lottery jackpot stood at a mighty $217.2 million for the midweek, Wednesday night draw but this was where the rolling came to an abrupt end. On Wednesday night one lucky ticket holder, who is yet to be named, won the huge Powerball jackpot to them self and who knows, that jackpot winner could be you so check the US Powerball Lotto results below carefully.

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All eyes are on the Powerball Lotto jackpot

Powerball ticketsAs many of us here in the UK are heading for our beds, much of the US is eagerly awaiting the outcome of the Powerball Lotto, which boasts the biggest of all current lottery jackpots across the world. The rollover jackpot of the popular multi-state lottery draw has been growing in size since the last jackpot was won by Christopher McGurran from Florida back in December. Since then the top prize has gotten away from everybody.

It’s not been three months since the last monster Powerball Lotto jackpot was won, when two ticket holders – Cindy and Mark Hill from Missouri and Matthew Good of Arizona – shared the massive $587.5 million record Powerball jackpot and here we are again, talking about hundreds of millions of dollars up for grabs.

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