Having just had her flight canceled, a Missouri woman’s luck quickly changed when she won $1 million from a Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket.

NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man recovering from surgery has won $7 million off a lottery ticket tucked into his get-well card. Joseph Amorese (am-ohr-EES’), of Easton, got the ticket from his father, who lives in the hamlet of Congers in Rockland County, New York. Amorese had just undergone surgery. A few scratches […]

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man who says he had a mountain of bills and was facing eviction is now a multi-millionaire thanks to a lottery ticket he bought months ago and only recently found in a cookie jar in his kitchen. On Wednesday, the Illinois Lottery handed Ricardo Cerezo of Geneva a […]

PASSAIC, N.J. (AP) — Pedro Quezada‘s neighbors see a lot of themselves in the winner of the $338 million Powerball jackpot: hardworking, a family man, an immigrant, and someone who has known hard times. That’s why they’re so thrilled that one of their own has finally struck it rich. Quezada, 44, entered Eagle Liquors store, […]

Seven Indianapolis hairdressers at Lou’s Creative Styles are battling it out in court with a co-worker over a $9.5 million willing lottery ticket. The stylists are claiming Christina Shaw cheated them out of their share of a $9.5 million Hoosier Lotto Jackpot for a ticket they all put their money into. Meanwhile, the woman claims […]