Saturday 17th December 2017: Recap – Past Week In Lotto World

A lot is going in in the lotto world, in the past week there have been many winners, interesting stories and lots of fun. Read some of the following articles in the links below from around the web to learn more.

Under the GOP tax plan, lottery jackpot winners could see a bigger tax bite in the year they win due to elimination of the state and local income tax deduction. But there’s a long-term benefit, with proposals to curtail the estate tax.

A Markham man plans to pay off his mortgage and buy a new truck after winning $400,000 in a Lucky Day Lotto drawing, the Illinois Lottery said Thursday.

A £30,000 lottery winner plans to buy a dog and retire after receiving her cheque from a surprise celebrity guest.

Someone won a Powerball jackpot Saturday at an Eastlake district cafe, state lottery officials said Monday.

That morning she won $1,000 from a $10 Monopoly scratch-off ticket she bought at a gas station.

A drunk Lottery winner said to have poured petrol from a can in through the window of a house where his wife was visiting has been jailed.

One lottery winner had a dream, while the other broke her routine leading them to become the newest New York millionaires.

Herman Iyoupe believes his late wife Patricia is the reason he’s $1 million richer.

On Friday, the province’s sixth major lottery winner since Nov. 25 claimed his Set for Life prize.

Lightning may not strike the same place twice but turns out lady luck certainly does – like a resident of Maryland, USA who won big in a state lottery twice.

A local lottery winner must wait for an investigation before he can collect his money because the Ontario Lottery and Gaming corporation considers his luck an “insider win.”

Leon Greenberg of Ossining is introduced as the winner of a $7 million prize in a New York Lottery Cash Blowout scratch-off game, Dec. 8, 2017, at BP gas station in Ossining, were the winning ticket was purchased.

A lucky winner who scooped more than £18 million in a huge National Lottery win has come forward to claim their cash.

A disastrous 22 per cent drop in tickets has hit the Lotto in the last two years. The fall means Lottery grants – currently at £30million a week – are threatened.

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