Older Lottery Winners Who Did Great Things with Their Money

You’re never too old to take life by the horns and make your wildest dreams a reality – especially if you’ve got a lotto jackpot in your bank account. In this article, we’ll meet some inspiring older lottery winners from around the world who did great things with their money. These golden oldies are our new role models! <3 Will… Read more

Voltaire’s Jackpot Swindle: How He Conned the French Lotto

François-Marie Arouet – better known as Voltaire – rose from humble beginnings to become one of the leading authors of the European Enlightenment, famed for works including Candide, Zadig and L’Ingénu. Heard of him? Lots of you will have. But what most people don’t know is that the great man was also a bit of a crook, who ingeniously gamed… Read more

Powerball Winner Mavis Wanczyk Bags $758.7 million Jackpot

A lottery player from the United States has won the largest lottery prize ever paid out to a single ticketholder. Powerball winner Mavis Wanczyk was the only entrant to hit the jackpot combination in the Wednesday night draw on August 23rd, which made her the sole recipient of the draw’s mammoth $758.7 million jackpot. Who is Mavis Wanczyk? Until last… Read more

A Guide to Lottery Terminology

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Have you ever wondered where we get words like ‘jackpot’ and ‘rollover’? We just did, so we decided to do a little research and find out more about the words behind our favourite game. Here’s some of the most interesting info we find, gathered together in our short guide to lottery terminology. ‘Rollover’ The term ‘rollover’, as used in lotteries,… Read more

Man buys two winning tickets from the same person, at the same store

We’ve just heard some amazing news from the United States, where a lottery player has reportedly bought his second major prize-winning scratchcard from the exact same cashier at the exact same store. Imagine getting two winning tickets from the same place! Join us as we tell the tale one of the weirdest lottery stories of the year. Our story takes… Read more

Lucky World War II Veteran Wins Top Lotto Prize

You’re never too old for a lottery win to change your life for the better! Just ask lucky World War II veteran Ervin Smolinski, who had just turned 94-years-old when he won a $300,000 lottery jackpot this March. Read the remarkable story of his life-changing win here. Ervin Smolinski of South Branch, Michigan was already remarkable. Now retired, Mr Smolinkski… Read more

PlayEuroLotto’s Security Features: How We Keep You Safe

Here at PlayEuroLotto HQ, our IT experts work tirelessly all through the year to ensure PlayEuroLotto’s security features are fully primed to keep our players safe. In this article, we’re going to talk through some of the essential processes and technologies we use to ensure your money, data and overall experience with us are as secure as possible. We wouldn’t… Read more

He won $500,000… because he was sheltering from the rain

Our mums always used to tell us to get under shelter when it rains – and it looks like they may have had a point! Join us as we tell the incredible tale of a lotto winner who won half a million, just because he was sheltering from the rain. A lottery player from Hamilton, New Zealand won a Lotto… Read more

Top 5 Lottery Winners’ Cars of 2017

Sometimes we concentrate too much on facts and figures about lottery jackpots, when really, the most exciting thing is to think about what you could buy if you won a top prize! Let’s do something about that, by counting down our top 5  lottery winners’ cars for 2017 – all guaranteed to burn a serious hole in any lotto winner’s… Read more

How to share lottery tickets safely

Lotto syndicates are big money, accounting for one quarter of all jackpot wins. The benefits of sharing lottery tickets are clear in every new headline about an office syndicate or group of friends winning a big prize. But sometimes syndicates go wrong – when the members can’t decide how to share its winnings, for example. Join us as we talk… Read more