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‘I’ll be rich tomorrow,’ £108M lottery winner had told family

In an undated handout picture released by Camelot on March 18, 2014, Neil Trotter (L) and Nicky Ottaway (R) celebrate their 107.9 million-GBP jackpot win in the EuroMillions draw at Wotton House, Dorking, Surrey, on March 18, 2014. A car mechanic from Britain revealed on March 18 he had predicted he would be a multi-millionaire "this time tomorrow" just hours before he won a 107.9 million GBP lottery jackpot. AFP / CAMELOT / ADY KERRY

A car mechanic from Britain revealed on Tuesday he had predicted he would be a multi-millionaire “this time tomorrow” just hours before he won a £107.9 million lottery jackpot.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Police charge 2 suspects in lottery scam probe


Police in Jamaica have charged two young men with alleged involvement in the Caribbean country’s lucrative lottery scam.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Mega Millions jackpot climbs as nobody wins $425M

During an interview with the Associated Press, Chad Cuneo displays Mega Millions lottery tickets he purchased at a newsstand Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, in Philadelphia. Superstition didn't deter players hoping that Friday the 13th will bring them good luck in the Mega Millions game as heavy sales prompted lottery officials to boost the estimated jackpot to $425 million. AP

One of the largest jackpots in U.S. lottery history climbed even higher Saturday after no ticket matched all six numbers to win the $425 million top Mega Millions prize.

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Winner of P12.7B Multilotto to be known Saturday


The whole world has come down with “lotto fever”. At lunch time this Saturday, the winner of the massive P12.7 billion ($290 million) jackpot will be announced.   This time around, the winner could be Filipino. Everyone can play online via www.multilotto.com until 7 a.m. on Saturday.   The American super lottery Mega Millions have [...]

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

81-year-old woman goes out to buy dessert, wins € 248 million


Eighty-one-year old Louise White hit the jackpot in the food store.   A better dessert than the one that Louise White bought is harder to imagine. In addition to a sorbet, she also bought a Powerball ticket. She will never regret that.   An ordinary day and a perfectly normal visit to the local food [...]

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

86-year-old farm owner bags P44M lotto jackpot


It’s not yet too late for an 86-year-old woman from Bulacan to experience life as a millionaire.

Posted: September 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Lotto gives bakery helper a lot of dough


He is now an ex-bakery helper, having come into a lot of dough to put up his own bakery and be his own boss.   The Bulacan native and father of one was handed a check for P23.3 million at the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) headquarters in Pasay City on Monday after winning the [...]

Posted: August 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Taxi driver from Cebu wins P9-M lotto jackpot in 6/45 draw in June


A 43-year-old taxi driver from Cebu City became P9 million richer on Friday after claiming the jackpot prize in the 6/45 lotto draw, which he won in June.

Posted: July 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Retiree wins lotto pot

A 66-year-old retiree from Taguig City has a fortune teller to thank after she won the P33.9 million jackpot prize for the 6/42 lotto draw.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Pangasinan bettor wins P178.8-M jackpot

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A lone bettor in Luzon won the P178.8-million jackpot prize in Monday night’s 6/55 Grand Lotto draw, the first jackpot winner in almost three months, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office said.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Grand Lotto jackpot expected to reach P130 M


The jackpot prize of the 6/55 Grand Lotto is expected to jump to P130 million by the time of the next draw on Saturday as no bettor picked the winning combination in Wednesday night’s draw, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office said.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Winner of $590M US lotto jackpot remains a mystery


Life definitely has gotten a lot sunnier for one lucky lottery player in this Sunshine State.

Posted: May 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

An incompetent airport manager


For over a month now, the central air-conditioning system at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) Terminal 3 has not been functioning.

Posted: May 21st, 2013 in On Target | Read More »

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