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Miguel Pilgram won the lottery and is now using his winnings to rebuild the Black community. Pilgram won $52 million after buying a lottery ticket at a gas station in 2010, according to  SunSentinal. Pilgram, who was raised in Memphis, moved to South Florida to work on a cruise line. After winning the lottery, Pilgram…

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A man from the city of East Orange, New Jersey is celebrating after he found an old lottery ticket. The New York Lottery is reporting that Jimmie Smith, 68, has claimed his prize that was due to expire in 48 hours. Smith told media gathered at the lottery offices that he would routinely buy stacks…

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At 70-years-old,  Pearlie Mae Smith’s life changed after she purchased a winning lottery ticket worth $429 million. Along with money pooled with other family members, Smith purchased the ticket at a convenience store in Trenton, New Jersey. The mother of seven and her family won the sixth-largest jackpot in the game’s history, according to New…

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Lottery winner Marie Holmes has dedicated herself to keeping her criminal-minded boyfriend out of jail. Holmes has stood by her man through the good and [very] bad times by posting his jail bond, again. On Dec. 26, Holmes’ boyfriend Lamarr McDow, 31, violated a pre-trial agreement and was arrested in Brunswick County, North Carolina. Authorities…

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If you played Mega Millions in Atlanta or San Jose, Calif., check your tickets! Two winning Mega Millions tickets split the $636 million jackpot after matching all five white balls and the gold Megaball in Tuesday night’s drawing.  The jackpot was the second largest in the Mega Millions game history. The winning numbers were 8,…

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Someone in Georgia finally matched all five numbers, including the Megaball in Tuesday night’s drawing of the multi-state lottery game. One of the winning two tickets was sold at the Gateway Newsstand in the Alliance Center building at 3500 Lenox Rd. near Phipps Plaza and Lenox Mall. The winning Mega Millions numbers were 8, 14, 17,…

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No one matched all six numbers in Friday night’s Mega Millions multistate lottery game, according to lottery officials. The winning Mega Millions numbers selected Friday night are: 11-29-44-63-64. The Mega Ball was 3. The estimated jackpot for Tuesday’s drawing is $344 million with a single winner taking home $184 million if he/she chooses to take…

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Mega Millions is seeing the biggest jackpot in nearly two years this week, with the pot reaching $297 million for Friday night’s drawing with the cash option worth $157 million. Changes made in October to the Mega Millions game drastically lowered people’s chances of winning; the minimum jackpot was elevated to $15 million, the minimum…

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Aurora Kephart is $17,500 richer after receiving a lottery ticket as a tip. According to a report by ABC News, Kephart, 25, is a bartender at Conway’s Restaurant in Springfield, Oregon. On Oct. 3, a recurring customer visited the bar for a few drinks. Once he finished his drinks, he left Kephart two lottery tickets.…

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