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Beijing man hits $90 mn jackpot


June 13th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) A man in Beijing has turned the biggest ever lottery winner in mainland China by winning a whopping 570 million yuan (about $90 million) in stakes, ... Read more...

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Lottery winner just wants a new carpet


January 25th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A couple who won £40,627,241 in lottery have indicated that buying a new carpet is their number one priority. The couple is not eyeing just any carpet. ... Read more...

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Nano, bike on offer for sterilisation in Rajasthan


November 1st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 1 (IANS) Get sterilised, win a Nano or maybe a motorcycle, a TV or refrigerator! Another Rajasthan district has put up such tantalising offers on lottery basis to ... Read more...

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Lawrence Cavendish £5.5m Lottery Winner Flees Spain Penniless


January 24th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Winning a lottery worth a staggering 5.5million might seem to be the ultimate dream come true for many. Factory worker Lawrence Candlish, might have felt the ... Read more...

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Bored lottery winner in Britain drinks himself to death


October 25th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) A Briton who became bored after he gave up his job following his nine-million pound lottery win has drank himself to death, a media report said Monday.Keith ... 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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Lottery Winner Richard Lang Found Hanged In His Home, Body Has Been Released For Burial


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a shock to Richard Lang's family when they discovered his dead body in his home back in May. In 2005 Richard Lang won ... Read more...

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Worker tried to con lottery winner out of $14 mn


September 18th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 18 (IANS) A convenience store worker refused to handover the winning ticket of $14 million of an elderly man after he showed it to him at the shop to find ... Read more...

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Fortunate American Woman Wins Lottery For An Extraordinary Fourth Time


July 10th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Joan Ginther is a 63-year-old American woman, who resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has now been designated as the most fortunate lottery ... Read more...

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How feng shui ‘triggers jackpot win’


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 23 (ANI): Gluing a gold coin on your front door may help you win a jackpot - a Sydney ex-cop followed this feng shui-inspired trick to win a house worth ... Read more...

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$19 million Lottery winner Arnim Ramdass leaves his wife


December 20th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Arnim Ramdass won a $19 million lottery and with it, he left his wife Donna Campbell too. As soon as he cashed the ticket, he stopped paying ... Read more...

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Lottery Winner Callie Rogers Suffers At Hands Of Fate


September 2nd, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Callie Rogers, an UK resident won a whopping $3 million in a lottery win and is presently left with an meager $32000 remainder, after 6 years of having won the ... Read more...

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Police put lottery winner in jail


July 24th, 2009 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
New York/Toronto, July 24 (DPA) For Canadian Barry Shell, the $4 million was worth a night in jail. Shell showed up at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp delighted to claim his win ... Read more...

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Nigerian woman gives lottery cash to beggar


July 16th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (RIA Novosti) A Nigerian lottery winner gave all her prize money to a street beggar an hour after being given the cheque, a website said. Forty-six-year old Rosemary Obiakor from ... Read more...

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Oz university student wins $13M from old lottery ticket


May 28th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 28 (ANI): A West Australian university student has won more than 13million dollars from an old lottery ticket.The woman in her 30s delved through a bundle of Lotto tickets because ... Read more...

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Clippers Get Blake Griffin in NBA Draft


May 20th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by GD
The year's lottery winner and the number one pick in the draft was the Los Angeles Clippers team with odds at winning standing at 17.7 percent. They were‚ followed by the Memphis ... Read more...

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Widow finds $10 mn lottery ticket in husband’s belongings


January 5th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (DPA) A lottery winner in the US state of Connecticut left his widow with a $10-million surprise.Charlotte Peters, 78, came across the lucky Lotto ticket in her husband's belongings ... 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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Mumbai lady physician wins Rs.78.7 mn jackpot


August 13th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Mumbai physician Kirti Patel won a whopping Rs.78.7 million in Playwin's Sikkim Saturday Super Lotto Jackpot making her the city's highest lottery winner till date. Kirti, 38, lives ... Read more...

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O’Donnell persuading Madonna to direct ‘Nip/Tuck’


May 7th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by admin
London, May 7 (IANS) Outspoken actress and former talk show host Rosie O'Donnell is trying to convince her friend Madonna to direct an episode of the plastic surgery drama "Nip/Tuck" after playing ... Read more...

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