Couple wins lottery three times in two weeks

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One Virginia couple is having the best month ever.

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Winning Mega Millions tickets sold in Florida, Maryland

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At least two winning tickets for the $400 million Mega Millions jackpot were sold in Florida and Maryland, lottery officials said early Wednesday.

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Georgia man cleaning his room discovers winning lottery ticket

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He cleaned up, all right.

A Georgia man was tidying his room and came across a month-old lottery ticket that was gathering dust — and turned out to be worth a million bucks.

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Canadian lottery winner donates $40 million jackpot to charity

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Unlike most big lottery winners who spend days, or even months, trying to figure out how they’ll spend their newfound riches, Tom Crist needed only a moment to decide where his $40 million in winnings would go: all to charity. Top on the list would be the medical center that cared for his late wife when she developed cancer.

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Jackpot! Store owner celebrates piece of monster Mega Millions prize

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"I feel lucky!" says gift shop owner in California, who will receive roughly $1 million for selling one of two known winning tickets in the $636 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot.

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'The drama is nonstop': Powerball winner 'Wild' Willie wants his old life back

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“Wild” Willie Seeley of Manahawkin, New Jersey, has one piece of advice for the winner of last week’s $400 million Powerball pot in South Carolina: Run. “Just disappear,” he said, speaking from hard-won experience. “Get lost while you still can.”

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Mystery Powerball winner claims prize

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A South Carolina man, who is remaining anonymous, told lottery officials he danced around his kitchen and told his dog when he discovered he had the single winning ticket.

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Someone in South Carolina is $400 million richer: Single Powerball winning ticket sold

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Jackpot!

A single winning ticket was sold for the $400 million Powerball drawn Wednesday — one of the biggest prizes in the multi-state game ever, lottery officials announced early Thursday.

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16 ‘happy, happy, happy’ NJ Powerball winners share their stories

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Sixteen county employees won the lottery together, but one of them stole the show.

"It’s just happy, happy, happy," Willie Seeley crowed Tuesday and he and 15 co-workers at a New Jersey garage greeted the media with giant replica checks for $86 million — the amount they will split after hitting last week’s massive Powerball jackpot.

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Record Powerball winner offers $2 million to fix Maine high school’s roof

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The 84-year-old Florida resident who scored the largest undivided American lottery jackpot ever wants to donate $2 million to fix the roof of a Maine high school in her hometown.

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Good manners results in fortune for Florida powerball winner

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When Gloria C. MacKenzie went to a Florida supermarket near Tampa last month to buy a Powerball ticket, another person in line did something nice for the 84-year-old widow. 

"While in line at Publix, another lottery player was kind enough to let me go ahead of them in line to purchase the winning Quick Pick ticket," she said in a statement Wednesday. 

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Authorities name winner of $590 million Powerball jackpot

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We have a winner.

The holder of the only winning ticket in a record $590.5 million Powerball jackpot is Gloria C. Mackenzie, 84, Florida Lottery officials said at a news conference Wednesday afternoon.

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