When Bobbi Segel went to collect her winning check from the Florida Lottery District Office in Orlando, she was denied the money.Read More
As you pay your $5 for a weekly lottery ticket, have a thought for some big players out there. Jose Salmon was so sure that he was going to win the Florida Lottery that he spent an amazing $600,000 over 9 years in a bid to get the jackpot. That’s $600 a day.Read More
You only need 6 numbers and 1 ticket to win $307 million, as John Scroggs discovered in March 2018. John won playing the California Powerball lottery game.
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New employee Jennifer Maldonado (arrowed) never thought this would happen to her.
Jennifer Maldonado had worked only two weeks at the Florida real estate agency when she got the surprise of her life.
James Bozeman did two things most of us would think absolutely crazy. First, he won two Florida lottery jackpots a year apart...$10 million in 2012, and $3 million last year. The odds against claiming two major prizes in a year are huge.
Staff at the lucky 7-Eleven store pose with the check that some lottery outlets receive for selling major prizes.
The retired pensioner bought both winning tickets from the same 7-Eleven in Edgewood, Orange County in Florida...population 2,624.
Then this lucky Orlando player did something no-one would have believed.
Newspaper and internet media photos showed a composed, slightly smiling older woman being shepherded from the lottery office.
She looked fairly relaxed for someone who decided to receive her winnings in a lump-sum payment... an astounding $370.8 million before taxes.
The woman behind this week's second largest USA Powerball jackpot did a few things right when claiming her prize.
But a few things wrong too. The 84 year-old Florida woman will have a few problems over her win, and here's one of them: