Will You Get Your Lottery Prize If You've Lost The Winning Ticket Or It's Claimed By Another?

Will You Get Your Lottery Prize If You've Lost The Winning Ticket Or It's Claimed By Another?

Martyn and Kay Tott lost their ticket and their fortune. PHOTO: Daily Mail

It can happen to anyone. The ticket was in your wallet just yesterday, then got thrown out in in the trash.

This happened to a young British couple who missed out on a £3 million (US$4.1M) lottery fortune after losing their ticket. So they took their case to court.

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Lump Sum Or Monthly Payout? Mega Millions $14M Winner Talks About His Jackpot Choice

Mega Millions lottery winner Chris Manzi talks about hitting the jackpot and how the amount changed his life. But he’s changed his mind about how he would get paid out next time. Do you agree? What would you take? Vote in our poll below, and see what others choose too.

This Scratch-Off King Happily Spends $1,000 A Month - So How Much Does He Actually Win?

Can you believe it? This casually-dressed local man spent $1,000 a month back in 2008 on scratch-off lottery tickets. He admitted winning $5,200 in his first game and this was the reason he got really interested playing larger amounts. He also said he gets paid for losing. Watch to see how he explains that theory.

Whatever Happened to Jane Park, The UK's Youngest Lottery Winner - And What Is She Is Doing Now?

Whatever Happened to Jane Park, The UK's Youngest Lottery Winner - And What Is She Is Doing Now?

Jane Park became the youngest Euromillions winner at 17. Photo: Daily Record

At just 17, she was one of Scotland's youngest Euromillions lottery winners, claiming £1 million (US$1.4 million) in 2013.

But what has happened since? It started as we reported in this story, Jane Park was having trouble filling in her day. She said she would look for a job or try and enter university.

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Sudden Wealth Syndrome: The Shocking Truth After $3.8 Million Powerball Lottery Win

Sudden Wealth Syndrome: The Shocking Truth After $3.8 Million Powerball Lottery Win

Powerball winner Willie Seeley and wife Donna on NBC’s TODAY show. PHOTO: Screengrab by @ChadWillis/Twitter

So you won last week. The most exciting time in your life has been and gone. You watched your numbers come up on TV, shouting and whooping, and you have traveled to the lottery HQ and collected your check. Now what happens?

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Five Overnight Lottery Millionaires Reveal What They REALLY Spend Their Cash On

Five Overnight Lottery Millionaires Reveal What They REALLY Spend Their Cash On

Lottery winner Geraldine Bradley, 46, of Llanelli, South Wales had never ridden a motorbike before, but treated herself to a £7,000 Honda and now goes racing every weekend.

A group of UK National Lottery winners revealed the most special purchases they've made with their winnings.

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