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Jackpot worth $2.5 mn goes unclaimed in China


August 1st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) A lottery jackpot worth over 16 million yuan (around $2.5 million) has gone unclaimed in China - making it one of the biggest unclaimed lottery wins ... Read more...

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Indian girl, Nigerian held for lottery fraud


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Nigerian man and an Indian girl have been arrested for cheating people by asking them to pay a "transaction fee" for winning a lottery ... Read more...

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Displaced Georgian woman wins lottery jackpot on Christmas


December 26th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, Dec 26 (IANS) For this displaced woman who ekes out a humble existence in a dormitory in this Georgian capital, Christmas brought her a sweet surprise -- a $2.4 million lottery ... Read more...

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Lottery cash prize winners bring misery to partners


October 25th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) People who become millionaires overnight after hitting a lottery jackpot can bring misery to their partners, a study has found.Cash prizes, such as the 113-million pound EuroMillions jackpot, ... Read more...

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Britain’s record jackpot winner to walk away with $180 mn


October 9th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Britain's biggest-ever lottery jackpot winner will be walking away with 113 million pounds (about $180 million), a media report said Saturday.But it is not yet known if ... Read more...

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Chinese wins over $38.5 mn jackpot


October 7th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 7 (IANS) A Chinese in the country's Henan province has won a whopping 258-million yuan ($38.5 million) lottery jackpot.The winner paid 100 yuan for 50 seven-number rows for the ... Read more...

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Winner still to collect $18 mn jackpot prize


September 16th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 16 (IANS) The winner of a $20 million lottery jackpot is yet to collect the prize, two days after the winning ticket was bought in Sydney, a media report said ... Read more...

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Lottery jackpot lands Canadian in jail


July 23rd, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 23 (IANS) A Canadian man who won $44.4 million in a lottery here Monday, landed in jail rather than enjoy wild parties after winning the jackpot. Barry Shell, 45, who ... Read more...

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23-year-old rancher wins $232 million lottery jackpot


June 6th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 6 (ANI): A 23-year-old American rancher, whose family was in financial difficulties after falling behind on their taxes, struck gold when he won a 232.1-million dollar lottery jackpot on June ... Read more...

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Mumbai lady physician wins Rs.78.7 mn jackpot (Lead)


August 13th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Mumbai physician Kirti Patel who always dreamt of living in the upscale Bandra, the fashionable address of the rich and the famous of the country's financial capital, has ... Read more...

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Maharashtra man wins over Rs.60 mn in lottery


March 3rd, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
Nagpur, March 3 (IANS) A man in Maharashtra has won a Rs.60.4 million ($1.49 million) in a lottery but his identity remains shrouded in mystery four days after his ticket was declared ... Read more...

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The best things in life come for free, even for lottery millionaires


November 14th, 2007 - 2:30 am ICT by admin
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