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'ABSOLUTELY NOT, MOTHER': US$533M Mega Millions winner denied to mom he won jackpot

TRENTON, N.J. — The winner of a US$533-million lottery jackpot wasn’t sure he could believe his eyes. So, when his mother called to say someone in his new home state had won it, his response was: It wasn’t me… 488 more words

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Happy 18th birthday! Quebec teen wins $1,000 a week for life with celebration ticket

MONTREAL — A Quebec teen who bought a lottery ticket for the first time to celebrate her entry into adulthood has walked away with $1,000 a week for the rest of her life. 234 more words

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Winner of $560 million Powerball jackpot granted right to remain anonymous

CONCORD, N.H. — A judge ruled Monday that a New Hampshire woman who won a Powerball jackpot worth nearly $560 million can keep her identity private, but not her hometown. 504 more words

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Powerball winner wants to give US$50 million to charity

CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire woman who won a Powerball jackpot worth nearly US$560 million plans to give as much as $50 million to charity as a legal fight to keep her identity private proceeds, her lawyers said Wednesday. 575 more words

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Lotto Max jackpot jumps to $60M as no one wins it

TORONTO — The Lotto Max jackpot has gone unclaimed for another week, meaning it will continue to grow.

No winning ticket was sold for last night’s $55 million grand prize. 74 more words

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New Hampshire ticket sole winner in $559M Powerball jackpot

MERRIMACK, N.H. — It’s been a billion-dollar lottery weekend after a lone Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire matched all six numbers and will claim a $559.7 million jackpot, one day after another single ticket sold in Florida nabbed a $450 million Mega Millions grand prize. 429 more words

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$450 million Mega Millions winning ticket sold in Florida

DES MOINES, Iowa — The winning ticket in the latest Mega Millions drawing was sold in Florida.

One ticket matched all six numbers in Friday night’s drawing and will claim a $450 million grand prize. 231 more words

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