This is what successful lottery players do on Sunday nights

This is what successful lottery players do on Sunday nights

These beach volleyball players with lotto millionaire Jean Swatman (arrowed) play a Sunday game promoting the UK Lottery. Photo: The Journal

Do you look forward to the coming week? Have you got a job that inspires you, invigorates you and makes you look forward to the future? You're unusual…

Read More

Can your winning lottery ticket still be valid if you mark or highlight it?

marked-ticket.jpg

So you sat in front of the tv on Saturday night, and as the numbers come up in the draw you crossed them off. Problem is - will your ticket still be valid with your pen markings on them? The answer is yes, your ticket is still valid. The lottery store machine only scans the barcode on your ticket, not the numbers or anything above the code.

RELATED: What Happens If You Tear Up A Winning Lotto Ticket? Will The Lottery Pay Out?

Your old or expired lottery tickets could be worth a lot more than you realize

Your old or expired lottery tickets could be worth a lot more than you realize

Rick Kenny was $100,000 richer after purchasing a losing scratch-off ticket.

Do you keep your old lottery tickets, or throw them away? My recommendation is to ditch them if they are lottery tickets, but keep them if they are scratch-offs. There doesn't seem to be any use for old lottery tickets after 6 months.

But do this only after you have checked these points:

Read More

Wait till you see these amazing origami swans made from old lottery tickets

The two fancy swans in the photo below were made from old - and we hope expired - lottery tickets. You can see how it's done in the video by a modelling expert who says that it is really easy if you follow his steps. Takes a while, but what a great way to use up your losing lottery tickets!

lottery swans

lottery swans

Disastrous mistake by lottery pool club buyer turned out to be a Mega Millions miracle $1 million jackpot win

Disastrous mistake by lottery pool club buyer turned out to be a Mega Millions miracle $1 million jackpot win

Some of the Bus Busters lottery syndicate with their $1 million Mega Millions check yesterday. PHOTO: Michigan State Lottery

What could have been a disaster turned out to be the luckiest move for the Bus Busters lottery club. The woman who volunteered to buy the mix of Mega Millions and Powerball tickets for the draw had accidently messed up.

Read More

7 things every lottery player should do before they tear up their tickets

7 things every lottery player should do before they tear up their tickets

Lucky pensioner Ivy Fuller tore up her winning GOLO lotto ticket before she realised she'd won. She put the pieces together and claimed the prize! - GetSurrey

Take a look at the untidy pile of losing lottery tickets in your top drawer, and let’s see how we can make them productive before they head to the rubbish bin.

Read More

The bizarre lotto number pattern that gave 6 winners only half a million each

The bizarre lotto number pattern that gave 6 winners only half a million each

There’s actually a worse way to fill in your lottery tickets than using fortune cookies.

Among the many basic lottery number mistakes I tell players to stay away from are ticket patterns. These are lines which form a pattern on the coupon, and they really say "I have no idea what I'm doing."

Read More