UK Lottery

Check Your Lottery Tickets - Someone In The UK Just Won £52 Million

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK

A UK ticket-holder has scooped a £51.8 million EuroMillions jackpot. Tuesday's winning numbers were 09, 01, 05, 22 and 38 and the winning Lucky Star ...

This Couple Could Not Have Been Any More Chilled About Winning £32.5m

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK

The £33 million Lotto jackpot won a person in Worcester was plunged into drama earlier this year - with one woman claiming to have put the winning ti...

Lotto Gran's Damaged Ticket 'Ruled Out' From £33M Prize

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK

Lottery bosses have reportedly dismissed the claims that a Worcester grandmother won the £33 million lottery jackpot with a ticket she claims she put...

How Chance Chat With Cabbie Landed This Glasgow Man With £1M Lotto Prize

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK

A Glaswegian man has collected £1 million in lottery prize funds after an extremely lucky conversation with a taxi driver. The man, who is in his...

Ten Long Reasons Why Trying To Fake A Lottery Ticket Is A Very Bad Idea

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK

Lottery bosses have warned they will take action against people who try to con them out of a massive £33 million jackpot as mystery continues to surr...

Woman Says She Has £33m Winning Lotto Ticket - But Accidentally Put It Through The Wash

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 23.01.2016 | UK

A woman has claimed that she has the winning £33 million Lotto ticket - but she accidentally erased the bar code by putting the slip through the wash...

Why Does Anyone Bother Playing the Lottery?

Xavier Toby | Posted 18.01.2016 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Our brains are so good at stories that for a moment they even feel real, and it genuinely feels great to fantasize about winning the lottery, to talk about it with others, and do some quick internet browsing for private jets and mechanical monkeys. Far better than than putting money in a jar.

Restaurant Workers Go Nuts After They Win £622m - Only There's One Devastating Catch

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK

This is the jubilant moment a group of restaurant employees jump for joy after believing they've won a major $900m (£622m) lotto win. Staff at Gr...

8 TImes Winning The Lottery Ruined Someone's Life

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK

We all dream of winning the lottery - no more debt, endless holidays and a ridiculously large and unwarranted collection of whatever takes your fancy....

Refugee Travels To Europe With €5 On Boat, Wins Christmas Lottery

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 24.12.2015 | UK

A Christmas miracle has struck a Senegalese refugee who travelled to Europe on a migrant boat with just €5. The 35-year-old, identified only as N...

The Queue at the Kiosk

Kylie Barton | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kylie Barton

We live in an age where spending £20 on various scratch cards and lottery tickets which have a minimal chance of a decent (if any) return is this section of society's best chance of bettering itself. Boy, isn't that sad.

Man Defies 2.6 TRILLION To One Odds To Win Lottery And Get Struck By Lightning

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

A Canadian man has defied phenomenal odds to be struck by lightning and win the lottery. Experiencing both unlikely events in one lifetime has a pr...

Youngest Lottery Winner Takes Magaluf Holiday... And Gets Slammed With Snobby Abuse

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager who became the UK's youngest ever lottery winner when she hit the £1m jackpot has been mocked and abused for taking a holiday in Magaluf. ...

Man Finds Winning Lottery Ticket Inside Get Well Soon Card

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A man got more than he could ever have dreamed of when he received a get well soon card in hospital. Joseph Amorese won $7 million (£4.7 million)...

Is It Possible To Make £1 Million In 9 Months?

Richard Batt | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Richard Batt

I tried following the Katie Hopkins route of being controversial on Twitter but that only served to lose me a few followers and gain me extra hate mail

Watch How This Danish Dad Told His Sons He'd Won Millions On The Lottery

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Well, if you'd won 15m Krone (£1.5m) on the lottery, we think you'd want to milk it a little - right? And that's exactly what this dad did when he...

Student Places £2 Bet At Ladbrokes, Wins £1m

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A masters student was taken slightly by surprise after her £2 bet at her local Ladbrokes turned into a £1m windfall. Thailand-born Jirtchaya Klon...

This Man Just Won £108m

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK

Neil Trotter of Coulsdon, south London, has been revealed Euromillions jackpot winner who scooped a £107.9m prize. The 41-year-old car mechanic an...

Danny Alexander Photo Used In Phone Lottery Scam

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Politics

Did Danny Alexander trick an innocent woman into handing over money in a fake lottery phone scam? Of course not - but the chap who perpetrated the ...

One Ticketholder Wins Lotto Jackpot

PA | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

One ticketholder won last night's Lotto jackpot of £3.6 million, Camelot said. The winning numbers were 12, 11, 42, 01, 13, 35 and the bonus numbe...

Getting Lucky at Work

James Callander | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK
James Callander

There are things outside of our control that affect our luck which can have an arresting effect on career prospects. Let's break down what feeds into making us lucky:

It Could Be You... But What if it Isn't?

Dale Bilson | Posted 26.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dale Bilson

Sitting on the train, contemplating how to spend my Euro Millions winnings ahead of 2013's biggest jackpot of £157m this week, my usual pre-draw euphoria was replaced by an unfamiliar and frightening realisation: that not only my dream purchases, but even some things I take for granted, could be at risk if I didn't win.

The Euromillions Draw Tonight Could Leave One Lucky Person £157M Better Off

PA | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK

Tonight's £157 million EuroMillions draw could make one lucky ticket holder the UK's second biggest National Lottery jackpot winner. If only one p...

Mystery British Winner Of £81m EuroMillions Jackpot

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK

A Briton has scooped a mind-boggling £81 million by landing the EuroMillions jackpot. The mystery winner's gargantuan haul is not the largest ever wo...

Lottery In £5.3m Olympic Legacy Schemes Boost

PA | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK

A total of £5.3 million of Lottery money which helped build the Olympic Park is being reused to back grassroots sports and volunteering schemes. T...