Winning the lottery always brings a surprising reaction from the winners who find it difficult to refrain from sharing the news. However, a young Donegal winner of the €283K Lotto prize is keeping his cool and is yet to share the news with anyone. He has even refrained from sharing the news with his parents. In the early 20s, the man purchased the winning ticket at the G & S Super Market on the Church Road in Carndonagh.
He wishes to surprise his parents by revealing the news once he gets the prize money in his account. Sharing his reactions after hearing the news, he mentioned that his heart started beating out of his chest. However, he kept his nerves and remained quiet till today. The moment the cheque is given; he would surprise his parents and break the news. But he was still unsure if he could remain calm and hide his secret till the grand day.
Surprisingly, another winner of the last Saturday’s Lotto jackpot is yet to claim the prize. The winning ticket is from Daly’s Topaz located on the Letterkenny Road in Lifford. The CEO of National Lottery has already appealed to the Lotto players to carefully check their tickets and come forward if they have the winning numbers. There is certainly a strong possibility that the winner is already aware of the news. But is refraining from claiming the prize for unknown reasons.
Donegal winners winning amount surely can help him and his family to pave way for a strong financial future. His parents will certainly be happy to hear the news. The surprise could be one of the best in their lives.
The common misconception about lottery winners claims that most of them are reckless and quick to spend their earned money. Stories about big winners who manage to lose their new fortune are making it into the headlines pretty often.
But, the truth is that there is much bigger number of stories that are the exact opposite. Stories of benevolent and inspiring use in lottery winning prizes. In this article we have gathered some of the most remarkable ones.
John Kutey was one of seven to share a gigantic $319 million Mega Millions jackpot in 2011. He decided to make a significant donation to the community out of his $19 million part. Kutey used more than $200,000 of his winning money to build a new water park in his hometown of Green island, NY. The park was built in honor of his and his wife’s parents. Local residents of Green island can enjoy the water park with no expense since 2013.
Mark and Cindy Hill
Scooping an astonishing $293.7 Powerball prize in 2016, the Hill’s had no doubt that a large part of it will be dedicated to charity.
The couple have paid for a new fire station at Marke’s hometown of Camden Point, Missouri. They have also gave the town more than $50,000 to boost a new sewage treatment plant.
Mark quit his job as mechanic and Cindy was out of work at the time.The Hills, in their early 50’s, told the reporters they would stay in the area and will give a lot of the money away.
Mary and Brian Lohse
The Iowa couple has hit the $202 million Powerball jackpot in 2013. The first thing that they did with the money was to built the grocery store that their hometown of Bondurant so eagerly needed.
Since then, they have made giving and contributing a way of life. The two has poured millions into their community. Their variety of good deeds is ranging on a large scale. From city park improvements to donating to a local cancer fundraiser the couple’s generous fingerprints are all over their surrounding.
Winning such a big amount of money is sure to shake your world. But, as seen in the stories above, it is exclusively in your hands to make the best of it. We have no doubt you will know exactly what to do once good luck has come knocking on your door!
Lottery Grants prove to be amazing for various historical monuments. Heritage Lottery Fund keeps providing grants to various projects in the UK. Situated in the Colne Valley, the Huddersfield area is an integral part of the UK. People come to visit it on a regular basis and it is important from tourism aspect too. HLF is asking more and more people to make their contribution to this project. Their plan mainly focuses on restoring local parks, protecting wildlife as well as researching local history. The authorities say that this region is an important landmark that connects residents with UK’s past.
Connecting the modern day youth with a region’s past is very important. HLF is playing an active role in uplifting all the communities that are a part of World War I as well as World War II. Colne Valley has played a big role in fighting for women’s rights. The MP of this constituency is happy to hear about the project. Creating archeological awareness among youngsters keeps them informed about the country’s past. Dora Thewlis is the biggest suffragette who was also a part of World War I.
In 1906, Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst delivered a speech to address the crowd in this region. Some of these moments are a revolutionary part of the culture in this region. There are other women activists from Huddersfield who have created a big name around the world. HLF is reaching out to huge amount of lottery followers to create awareness among them. The contributions will come in through HLF’s account.
Sir Peter Luff, the chairman from HLF says that this project focuses on reducing the risk of war. It is important to let people know how bad a war can be. The impact of First World War lasted beyond 1918. They are encouraging people to come in with their ideas for improving the region.
A resident of Dublin, Ireland recently won €50,000 from a scratch-card issued by the National Lottery. After the news broke, he claimed that he would split his winnings with his lifelong friend. Both the winner and his best friend are in their mid 20’s and work together at the same establishment. They came into the National Lottery HQ with their winning All Cash Platinum scratch card. It is issued by the National Lottery officials. The cash prize is split in half with each of the men getting their hands on €25,000 each. It is the wish of the man to share it with his friend.
The point of purchase for the ticket was the Fairgreen, Naas, County Kildare outlet for the Supervalu store. It is a big win and the winner further wants to celebrate with his friend. He has grown up with his friend. Both of them want to move forward in order to fight their struggles. The man exclaimed that both his friend and he shared their luck with each other for most parts of their lives. In a gesture of goodwill and to honor their friendship, he surprised his buddy by equally splitting his winnings with him.
When he got the news that he had won fifty thousand Euros, the first thing he did was to call up his friend and shout at him that he had won twenty-five thousand Euros. He told that his friend did not believe his words in the beginning. Later he went to his friend’s place, and when he explained what went down, his friend slowly got a hold of the events and came up to speed.
The payday is just a couple of weeks away. It is a life-changing prize that can change their lives. At first, they want to celebrate their win and further invest the money wisely. It is important to plan out the use of winning amount.
Buy a Mansfield Town Lotto Ticket to be within earshot of winning a £14.2M pounds jackpot. The forthcoming draw for the Lotto is going to take place on 17th January 2018. It is a Saturday and further, the time is 5 p.m. So, if you are optimistic then don’t wait until the last minute. Do your statistic and further buy your tickets on time. Trust your intuition as well as choose your lucky numbers and buy a coupon. By purchasing a Mansfield Town lotto coupon, you get a world of opportunities to win one or more sweepstake purses.
Additionally, when you purchase a raffle slip you contribute towards refurbishing the One Call Stadium. A percentage of the money you spend on lotto tickets goes towards renovating the One Call stadium. The Super Syndicate furnishes you with multiple opportunities to pocket lottery purses. And the most enthralling part is that you simply need to wait for the draw to be held and keep your eyes on the TV to find out if you’ve won anything.
In order to win the Mansfield Town top purse, the numbers on your coupon should correspond with all the main five numbers and the star number picked up in the draw. Even if you can match at least two to three numbers, you stand to pocket a good amount of money. Signing up with the Mansfield Town sweepstake is very easy and it takes a maximum of 1 minute to complete the formalities for registering.
You’ll need to pay just £1.50 for every line of numbers. It is up to you to select the total number of lines you want to play as well as the frequency of your participation. Your possibilities of winning a gigantic purse go up proportionately with the increasing number of supporters. Do not miss out on visiting the One Call Stadium when Stags are starting to appear in a match.
Waimate resident relishes a KFC meal right after winning the Lotto. A man hailing from Waimate town in Canterbury district of New Zealand wins a whopping $166, 667. After winning first division Lotto his first party was at KFC. The South Canterbury resident further cannot think of a better place to celebrate. He had purchased his lottery coupon from the ‘New World’ convenience store in Waimate. The draw for which was further to be held on December 30th 2017.
The man who prefers not to disclose his identity and further stay anonymous. He says that he was shopping when he got the news of his win. He remembers handing over the slip to the lady at the counter she had a big smile on her face after the machine registered the familiar winning clang. During his first fleeting glance, he thought that he had won $166 and enquired if he could take the winning.
However, the check in-store lady told the man to take a second look. In the second instance, he saw that he had won a much larger purse. He immediately went to a KFC outlet and treated himself to a sumptuous chicken meal. He has made up his mind to refurbish his home in order to make it more livable.
A South Canterbury family had bought a lottery coupon from Countdown Church St in Timaru and went on to pocket $250,000 and $7 million from Lotto First Division and Powerball First Division respectively. The Waimate man was only the 2nd winner of First Division purse from South Canterbury. Timaru emerged as the luckiest town in South Canterbury and the 10th most fortunate district in New Zealand as far as total number of lucky winners from a specific region was concerned. The luckiest New Zealand district with the highest number of lotto winners was South Wairarapa.
A Woman Turns Out To Be the Serendipitous Winner of $ 5 million. A woman based in New Jersey says that she is getting richer by $ 5 million. Purchasing a New York Lottery ticket is turning out to be a life-changing experience for her. A woman hailing from New Jersey has a wrong scratch card ticket that turned out to be a winning slip. Oksana Zaharov, 56 from Edgewater in New Jersey revealed to officials at the New York Lottery office. It turns out to be a disastrous situation for her.
Oksana is upset that she actually got the wrong ticket. She is looking for the $1 scratch-off card ticket. The clerk at Trisha Convenience-a lottery dealer in Manhattan has given her the wrong scratch card. She said that she could not figure out why the clerk dispensed a ‘Set for Life’ ticket costing $10. She is further in an embarrassing situation. It is also a surprising moment for her. She has a scratch card but she always had a ticket in her mind. Before the draw was held, she used the card for bookmarking.
Two weeks later, she went ahead and scratched the ticket in a cursory manner, firm in the belief that she may not win a single dollar. At one point in time, she was certain that she had bought a bogus ticket. She went on record by saying that she had never won anything in her life, let alone a lottery.
It was only when he turned up at the New York Lottery office with the ticket that she realized that the token was genuine. Her joy knew no bounds when she learnt that she had won a $ 5 million purse. It took a long time before she could come to terms with the fact that she had actually won a massive lottery prize. Following the win, Oksana was finalizing plans for a trip to the Bahamas with her family. At the same time, she was seriously thinking about putting away a neat sum for her children’s education.
A British cabbie had an unprecedented run of luck when he scooped up £ 24,501,283 during a must-win Lotto top prize draw in 2017 on December 27th. Big numbers for Amo Riselli, a taxi driver from Gloucestershire. He is a Catholic by faith that gives him mileage showing up in his cab’s odometer. At present, he is having an extraordinary stroke of luck. On Wednesday night he emerged as the winner. This time he is the only player who matched at least five main and the bonus ball number.
On that fateful night, it became clear that nobody’s Lotto ticket matched all the six core numbers and the bonus number picked up during the draw. So, the jackpot rolled over to the next tier where one had to match a minimum of 5 numbers apart from the bonus ball’s number. And luckily for Amo, he is the only player who is emerging as the winner. His ticket’s numbers are corresponding with the winning combination-18, 36, 48, 57, 58, 59, and 50.
By collecting a check of £ 24 million, Riselli became the biggest Lotto winner in 2017. Gloucestershire is turning out to be a fertile ground for jackpot winners. Recently two players shared a whopping £ 56 million EuroMillions top prize. Amo played a perfect mamma’s boy as he is entructing his mother, Maria Riselli the winning ticket. She is further keeping it in a glass jar. Every time she walked by the jar, she could clearly see the ticket sitting pretty inside the pot.
Riselli commemorated Christmas with his family comprising his mother, wife, five daughters, and four siblings in the usual manner. The family celebrated New Year’s Eve by raising a toast with a bottle of Champagne. Amo further drove for 70 hours during the week in between Christmas and New Year’s Eve. He is further planning to buy a house with four bedrooms and a swimming pool as well a Ferrari.
Heritage Lottery Fund is helping an ornamental water fountain in Sleaford Market Place. It dates back to 1874 and further there is a facelift on the corners. The water spout was built about a century and a half ago by Lincolnshire tenants of Frederick William, 6th Earl and 2nd Marquis of Bristol in his memory. The fountain requires some work. It lies underneath a domed canopy supported by marble columns.
The structure is located on one end of the Sleaford Market overlooking the Old Sessions House. David Marriage, Sleaford Trust committee member is theproject head. He says that despite the project being in a premature stage, it had the full backing of the Town Council, Lincolnshire County Council, and North Kesteven District Council. He added that the ultimate objective of the restoration project was to make the fountain live once again. Heritage Lottery Fund Proposal for Restoring a Historic Water Fountain in Sleaford Market.
Besides restoring the water flow, there is also work on illumination of the waterfront. There is also a display board that will put up detailing the local history. The trust, in the past, has been at the forefront of refurbishing many historical structures in Sleaford, like the Sail Sculptures and Money’s Mill. Plans to put up a statue of Les Gostick, regarded as River Slea champion are also in the pipeline.
The Town Council will review the renovation project for the water fountain during its January 3 conclave. The Council will need support from the district council when it sends the funds proposal to HLF. Kevin Martin of Sleaford Town Council is of the opinion approximately £19,000 is the cost for the fountain’s restoration. In case, if the proposal was cleared, he expected the council to chip in with an additional £1,000. Suggestions from Tim Benton, an architect, Carre Heritage and Butlers, construction firm, and electricians have been sought regarding the project’s viability.