We’ve all dreamt of a big lottery win at some point but you’d be forgiven for thinking that a jackpot of that size is out of the question. Although the EuroMillions jackpot can occasionally grow to huge amounts, it rarely equals the staggering figures that are on offer in the United States. The Mega Millions jackpot is currently a mouthwatering €475m while Powerball’s jackpot stands at €272m this week. The good news is that you can now play American lotteries like Mega Millions and Powerball from Ireland, all without leaving the comfort of your home. It means that Irish people can now be in with a chance of winning truly lifechanging amounts of money. When we say lifechanging, we’re not exaggerating. Powerball awarded a record-breaking jackpot of $1.58bn USD in January 2016. That smashed the record previously held by Mega Millions for a $656m USD jackpot. Irish people can now enter these lotteries, with the official Powerball website clearly … [Read more...] about You could win €747m in lottery prizes this week, without leaving Ireland
What happens when you win a life-changing National Lottery prize? BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Fred and Lesley Higgins will still be coming to terms with their £57 million EuroMillions win but a team of advisers is on hand to help them navigate the life-changing event. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/what-happens-when-you-win-a-lifechanging-national-lottery-prize-37178562.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/uk/article37178559.ece/75d6f/AUTOCROP/h342/bpanews_f4ebc4ef-3432-4bdd-80f4-6198ce87d494_1 Email Fred and Lesley Higgins will still be coming to terms with their £57 million EuroMillions win but a team of advisers is on hand to help them navigate the life-changing event. National Lottery operator Camelot offers help to all winners of £50,000 or more, with dedicated advisers available for free and independent financial and legal advice and to answer any questions. Winners of more than £1 million are invited to take advantage of an initial … [Read more...] about What happens when you win a life-changing National Lottery prize?
A lucky ticket-holder has scooped a £9.5m National Lottery jackpot. Camelot, operator of The National Lottery, announced the £9,561,853 Jackpot prize from the Lotto draw on 7 April 2018 had been claimed. The prize had previously remained outstanding from a ticket bought in South Kesteven, Lincolnshire. Unless the winner of a major National Lottery prize opts to take full publicity and signs an agreement to that effect, no further information can be released about their win. Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery said: “We’re delighted that the winner of this amazing prize has now come forward and we hope that they will enjoy their win. "It would have been awful if the ticket-holder had missed out on this life-changing amount of money. We would like to remind all National Lottery players to check their tickets every time they play." … [Read more...] about BREAKING Lucky jackpot winner scoops £9.5m National Lottery prize
Someone in Bridlington could be a millionaire. There is an unclaimed £1million National Lottery prize, almost three weeks after the draw was made – and the ticket was bought in the East Riding.So could it be you? The ticket won top prize in the Lottery raffle in the draw on Saturday, March 24. The number is GOLD17267851 and it is currently Camelot’s biggest unclaimed amount.What next? Camelot says it hopes the winner comes forward in time but if the prize is not claimed within 180 days of the draw date (September 20), it will go to National Lottery Projects.Which shop, or which town? Camelot won’t narrow it down, other than to areas of around 100,000 people. It says it has to balance raising awareness of the prize with the right to stay anonymous. Lost your ticket? It’s the nightmare scenario, you are sitting on £1million but can’t find the ticket. You will need to be quick, and tell Camelot in writing within 30 days of the draw. … [Read more...] about Unclaimed £1million Lottery prize in East Yorkshire
PUBLISHED: 16:01 07 April 2018 Nick Gill Corine (right) receiving her cheque from lottery manager Lisa Archer - finally! Picture: supplied by Isabel Hospice supplied by Isabel Hospice A Hitchin woman nearly missed out on a lottery windfall – but was tracked down thanks to social media. Corine Pendry won Isabel Hospice’s bumper lottery prize of £1,000 but her cheque went to the address she had signed up with eight years ago – when she lived in Welwyn. With no forwarding address, the cheque came back to the hospice with a “return to sender” notice. The hospice’s social media team sprang into action with tweets and Facebook posts. Corine, who had since moved to Hitchin, was eventually tracked down by her friend Victoria Wells from Welwyn. Corine said: “I was at a parents’ evening when I saw a text from my friend telling me about the hospice’s appeal to find me. “I couldn’t believe they had gone to so much … [Read more...] about Hitchin woman tracked down after lottery prize cheque goes to old address