The story of the winners of the biggest Mega Millions prize

  Mega Millions was the first lottery to pay out over half a million dollars. In fact, this lottery held the world record for 4 years. On March 30, 2012, Mega Millions paid out $656 Million, split between 3 winning tickets.  One of them belonged to a syndicate called “The Three Amigos”, from Maryland. Another…

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52% of Mexicans consider themselves “lucky”

  According to the results of a recent survey “Luck is very important to Mexicans”. After a poll by consulting company Mitofsky, the results show that 52% of Mexico’s inhabitants believe that they live in a “good luck” country, whilst only 11% of the population take the opposite view.   According to the Mitofsky telephone…

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Australians who bought (almost) all combinations to win $27 million

  This is the story of a group of “investors”, self-styled “The Australian Syndicate”, which in 1992 planned to win a $27 million prize that had been accumulated in the Virginia State lottery in the United States. Although they could only bet on five million of the approximately seven million combinations in the game, they…

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Most common superstitions used to win the lottery

  Every time there’s a new lottery drawing, all kinds of new superstitions and popular traditions pop up.   Some people believe the numbers need to be related to important dates like birthdays, wedding anniversaries or the anniversary of their favourite sports team.   Others play the same numbers every drawing; afraid of stopping in…

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Need a new car?

Well you know how it is sometimes, your car is beginning to show its age, niggly little things, like iffy starting, dicey brakes, maybe a cracked window or two, a few dents and scratches, lights that don’t always work and as for the interior – least said about that the better! So – the decision…

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