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Do you wonder whether real people ever win the lottery? Lottery winners share their stories here, as well as tips to help you improve your chances of winning.

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Winning Lottery Money to Pay Off the Bills

It was actually a very lucky day. My husband (then boyfriend) and I bought a $10 scratch-off at our local 711. When we scratched it off we were elated to find that we won $300. Then to top it off, wh…More

SuzyScorp wins $2,000 in Lottery Scratchers in One Month

We won $1,000 of a $5.00 scratch ticket and a $10.00 scratch ticket, within a month of each other! I couldn't believe my eyes when I bought the two tickets and was expecting to lose but I had two win…More

$3,900 IL Lottery Winner

Every week, a group of people at his office would pool their money together to buy a batch of lottery tickets. If any of the tickets won - they would then divide up the winnings equally. My husband n…More

$32,000 Win from the Florida Lottery

In 1982 I was on vacation in Florida and won $32,000, I believe it was called Pick 5. I usually travel once a year from Nebraska to Chattanooga TN and then go to Florida for a couple of weeks. So eve…More

Won $5 in a Pennsylvania Scratch-Off Card

When I'm feeling lucky, I'll occasionally buy a scratch-off card. This time, I spent $1 and won $5. So I used the $4 profit to buy four more cards. None of them were winners, so I didn't end up with …More

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