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    A MAN at the centre of a bitter feud over $63million (£36million) Powerball jackpot claims he paid $100 for a ticket in the winning syndicate - but one couple suggest otherwise. Former government worker, Mark Ing, says he bought a ticket over the phone in the "pay off your mortgage" #2 Syndicate in the Western Australia draw. 4Mark Ing claims he bought a ticket in "pay off your mortgage" Powerball syndicateCredit: austrailan western 4Tania and Kevin Parkes are taking Mr Ing to courtCredit: Facebook / Kevin N Tania Parkes Mr Ing and about 250 others who bought into the syndicate were thrilled when they won half the $120million Powerball jackpot on February 24 - each walking away with $261,986. However, newsagency owners Tania and Kevin Parkes, who ran the syndicate, also entered the prize pool and walked away with a combined $536,000 - which they used to buy a $3.2million mansion. Now Mr Ing's late claim for his shares are looking to spoil the Western Australian couple's winnings in which they're taking him to court. According to documents filed in the Supreme Court...
    A WOMAN has divided opinion online after she bought her nephew a winning lottery ticket - then asked for some of the cash.  The aunt shared her situation on Reddit, explaining she’d fallen on hard times, and was living hand-to-mouth as she tried to pay her bills.  1The aunt said she scraped together what cash she could to buy her nephew a birthday presentCredit: Getty Images - Getty She said: “I have had a really rough year, laid off from my job and I'm out of unemployment options.  “I do own my house and managed to scrape by to pay my property taxes and insurance with odd jobs but I am eating ramen just about every meal.” But as it was her nephew’s birthday earlier this month, she “scraped together” some change to buy him a present, and got the only thing she could afford - lottery tickets.  To her shock, he won a substantial amount of money, saying: “The second one was actually into the middle 5 figures. I am eating ramen just about every mealAunt “I mean life...
    A SHOP owner claims he's sold six winning lottery tickets, including one that was worth a whopping $185million. Mike Sadiq, who runs the One-Stop convenience store in Cheshire, Connecticut, said he’s previously had two $500,000 and three $100,000 wins. 1Mike Sadiq scooped a $100,000 bonus after selling a $185million ticket in Cheshire, ConnecticutCredit: CT Lottery He was presented with a bonus check worth $100,000 for selling the $185million ticket. So far, the big prize remains unclaimed as lottery officials’ frantically search for the winner. Sadiq told Fox61 that he’s called his regular shoppers but no one has come forward. The lottery player bought the ticket ahead of Valentine’s Day draw. They picked the five correct numbers as well as the Powerball number. The winning numbers were: 16-25-27-49-55, the Powerball was 17 and the multiplier was 3. Most read in MoneyCASH COMING $1,657 checks to be sent in just seven days as exact date of payments revealedMISSING MONEY $4,000 payment deadline passes as new $1,200 stimulus checks to be sentNEW MONEY Surprise $175 payments on the way as exact date '$2,200...
    AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – Someone bought a winning lotto ticket in Houston worth millions and they don’t even know it yet. A jackpot-winning Lotto Texas ticket worth an estimated $20.75 million was sold at the BFM Food Mart, located at 5825 Bellaire Blvd. for the Oct. 2 drawing. It  matched all six of the numbers drawn (1-9-14-23-29-41). The cash value option was selected at the time of purchase and the claimant will receive $16,185,915.40 before taxes. READ MORE: No Formal Investigation Into Tesla Battery Fires, After U.S. Safety Regulators Reject PetitionThe winner has 180 days from the draw date to claim the prize. “After watching Texas’ original jackpot game grow all summer long, we look forward to meeting our newest Lotto Texas jackpot winner,” said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. “If you have the winning ticket, we encourage you to sign the ticket, put it in a safe place, seek financial and legal advice, and call the Texas Lottery to schedule an appointment to claim the prize.” READ MORE: Woman Busted Smuggling Fentanyl In Her Vagina At Texas-Mexico...
    A WOMAN in the US has scooped £3.4million after winning the lottery twice with two tickets on the same day. Susan Fitton became an instant millionaire when her tickets matched “all five of the white ball numbers” in a lottery draw last month. 3Susan Fitton, 64, won £3.4million after buying two winning lottery tickets 3The Florida woman bought the tickets from a local convenience storeCredit: Rex The 64-year-old was crowned the winner of the West Palm Beach District Office draw after purchasing two $2million Mega Millions with Megaplier tickets from a local convenience store in Boca Raton, Florida. She missed out on the Mega Ball match but because she chose a Megaplier ticket, she was able to increase her winnings. Megaplier tickets allow winners to multiply their takings by as much as five times. Meredyth Hope Norman, a communication manager for Florida Lottery, told The Miami Herald: "The Megaplier number for the September 14 drawing was 2, which doubled Fitton’s prize from $1 million to $2 million “But she bought two tickets with the same numbers, so that became $4...
    Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets are displayed on January 3, 2018 in San Anselmo, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A family purchased a $2 million winning lottery ticket while at a rest stop last month, CNN reported. They were on their way home from vacation when they took a bathroom break and bought the tickets. The family didn't check the drawing for the ticket until this week.  10 Things in Politics: The latest in politics & the economy Loading Something is loading. Email address By clicking ‘Sign up’, you agree to receive marketing emails from Insider as well as other partner offers and accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. A New Jersey family won $2 million after purchasing a winning lottery ticket at a rest stop on their way home from vacation last month, as CNN reported.  The report said that the family was driving from North Carolina when they decided to stop for a bathroom break at a 7-Eleven in Maryland last month.  During the pit stop, the family bought snacks as well as...
    (CNN)A North Carolina man who won $5,000 with a scratch-off lottery ticket said he was "extremely happy and surprised" to learn he'd won another $100,000 just two weeks later.Henry Harvey II, a store manager from Spring Lake, won the second prize after buying a $25 Extreme Cash ticket. He bought it from the same Circle K store where he bought the $5,000-winning ticket two weeks earlier for $10."It was a shock," Harvey told lottery officials. "Still is!"Harvey took home $70,757 after federal and state taxes. He said he planned to "stick it in the bank."Winning the lottery twice happens more often than you might think.Read MoreLast month, a man from Littleton, North Carolina, won a million-dollar prize for a second time within the past year. Earlier this year, a woman in Idaho won a $300,000 lottery prize, then a $200,000 prize the next day.
    (CNN)Don't forget to check your Mega Millions lottery ticket, especially if you bought it in the state of Michigan. One ticket that matched the six numbers for the $1 billion prize was sold in the state, according to a Mega Millions news release on Saturday.The winning numbers were 4-26-42-50-60 and a Mega Ball number of 24, the lottery said. The identity of the ticket owner was not disclosed.The odds of scoring the jackpot are one in 1 in 302,575,350.The payout for Friday night's drawing was the second largest in Mega Millions history and the third largest in US lottery history, according to lottery spokesperson Carole Bober Gentry. Read MoreThe lump-sum cash option for the jackpot was an estimated $739.6 million.The jackpot now resets to $20 million for the next drawing scheduled for Tuesday.
    LOTTERY players around Britain are being urged to check their tickets to make sure they don't lose out on a life-changing jackpot. A staggering £9.4million worth of prizes is currently unclaimed and will be gone forever if no one comes forward by January 18 – a nightmare scenario that has become a reality for some people. Shopkeepers in Walsall, Belfast, and Coventry are still waiting for customers to pop in clutching the £1million EuroMillions ticket they were sold earlier this year. And four Brits in Sandwell, Lancs., and Oldham, Greater Manchester, are still going about their daily lives unaware that they're sitting on £1million fortunes. "We’re desperate to find these mystery ticket-holders and unite them with their winnings," Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ Advisor at The National Lottery told The Sun. "We’re urging everyone who bought a ticket in these areas to check their old National Lottery tickets again or look anywhere a missing ticket could be hiding." Make sure you check your tickets to avoid joining the ranks of some of the unluckiest lottery winners in history...
    A WOMAN has divided opinion online after she bought her nephew a winning lottery ticket - then asked for some of the cash.  The aunt shared her situation on Reddit, explaining she’d fallen on hard times, and was living hand-to-mouth as she tried to pay her bills.  2The aunt said she scraped together what cash she could to buy her nephew a birthday presentCredit: Getty Images - Getty She said: “I have had a really rough year, laid off from my job and I'm out of unemployment options.  “I do own my house and managed to scrape by to pay my property taxes and insurance with odd jobs but I am eating ramen just about every meal.” But as it was her nephew’s birthday earlier this month, she “scraped together” some change to buy him a present, and got the only thing she could afford - lottery tickets.  To her shock, he won a substantial amount of money, saying: “The second one was actually into the middle 5 figures. I am eating ramen just about every mealAunt “I mean life...
    (CNN)A group of hospital workers got a sweet surprise when they found out they won $6 million in the lottery on Halloween. Heewon (Theresa) Choi, Melanie Nolan and their two other unnamed co-workers at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, British Columbia, won big in the British Columbia Lottery after they bought a ticket at a local convenience store, the corporation said in a statement. The four friends have been playing the lottery together for about a year using birth dates and anniversaries to select their numbers. Choi, the "team captain," bought the physical ticket late last month. She was in her office when she checked on the lottery's app to see if they had won. "I couldn't believe it," Choi told B.C. Lottery Corporation. "I immediately showed it to Melanie who sits right next to me."Read MoreAt first, she said she thought they had won $6,000, but upon further inspection she realized it was more, a lot more.When the other two got to work and learned the news, Choi said they thought it was a joke. "I've always dreamed...
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