lottery

Chandigarh school dropout hits jackpot of Rs1.5cr on first lottery

From a village shop owner to a crorepati, the journey perhaps was pre-determined by his luck. With an assurance of winning a prize money of Rs 400, he set out to purchase a ticket of the New Year Bumper lottery run by the Punjab government from Sirsa in December 2016.

Feb 22, 2017, 18:03 PM IST
Onam bumper lottery result: Winner of Thiruvonam bumper 2016 has not claimed Rs 8 crore jackpot yet

Onam bumper lottery result: Winner of Thiruvonam bumper 2016 has not claimed Rs 8 crore jackpot yet

Kerala Bumper Lottery "Thiruvanom Bumper (Onam Bumper)-2016 (BR-51)" draw took place at Thiruvananthapuram, Sree Chithira Home Auditorium, yesterday.

Sep 24, 2016, 14:03 PM IST
MHADA lottery results LIVE: Check lottery.mhada.gov.in, mhada.ucast.in

MHADA lottery results LIVE: Check lottery.mhada.gov.in, mhada.ucast.in

The results of lucky draw of the 972 affordable homes provided by Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) were out on Wednesday.

Aug 10, 2016, 10:42 AM IST

In Kerala, beggar hits jackpot winning Rs 65 lakh lottery

Lady luck smiled on a 35-year-old physically-challenged beggar who had come to Kerala seeking "better pastures" from Andhra Pradesh with the man winning a prize money of Rs 65 lakh of a state-run lottery.

Apr 01, 2016, 14:39 PM IST
Kerala Lottery draw Karunya Plus (KN-101) Result today

Kerala Lottery draw Karunya Plus (KN-101) Result today

The results of Kerala Lottery draw Karunya Plus (KN-101) will be declared at 2:30 pm on Thursday.

Mar 17, 2016, 08:49 AM IST
Kerala lottery results today: Check www.keralalotteries.info

Kerala lottery results today: Check www.keralalotteries.info

The wait is over for those who are awaiting results of lotteries in Kerala.

Mar 12, 2016, 16:54 PM IST
West Bengal worker, who won Rs 1 crore lottery in Kerala, heads home

West Bengal worker, who won Rs 1 crore lottery in Kerala, heads home

A 22-year-old migrant worker from West Bengal won a Rs 1 crore Kerala government lottery just three days after coming to the city looking for work.

Mar 11, 2016, 15:57 PM IST
Unexpected sports wins, sunny days trigger gambling

Unexpected sports wins, sunny days trigger gambling

The researchers obtained from the New York State Gaming Commission data on daily purchases of non-jackpot-based lottery games in the New York city over the entire years of 2011 and 2012.

Jan 25, 2016, 17:00 PM IST
Know how to choose numbers for winning lottery

Know how to choose numbers for winning lottery

Choosing numbers by following a few tips may lift up the chances of your winning a lottery.

Jan 14, 2016, 15:49 PM IST

Jackpot hits $1.5 billion in US lottery record

The largest jackpot in US history shot up to $1.5 billion on Tuesday, driven by record sales as people flock across state lines and international borders to buy tickets.

 

Jan 12, 2016, 23:55 PM IST
Now, temples in Kerala out of bounds for beggars, lottery vendors

Now, temples in Kerala out of bounds for beggars, lottery vendors

Begging and selling of lottery tickets in temples and its surroundings in Kerala have been prohibited from Thursday.

Nov 26, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

London judge to rule on bridge`s sporting status

Whether or not the card game bridge should be classed as a sport is set to be the subject of a legal ruling in London`s High Court later this year, the English Bridge Union said Monday.

Jun 01, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

Top IPS officer suspended in Bangalore over lottery racket links

The Karnataka government has suspended Bangalore's Additional Commissioner of Police (ACP) Alok Kumar for his alleged links with the alleged operator of an illegal lottery business.

May 24, 2015, 14:00 PM IST

British couple wins £1 million lottery prize for second time

A British couple have won £1 million in the EuroMillions lottery for second time in 20 months.

Apr 02, 2015, 11:00 AM IST

Indian woman wins 20kg gold worth Rs 5 crore in UAE

 A 25-year-old Indian woman, working here as an engineer, has won 20 kg gold worth a whopping five crore rupees in a lucky draw.

Feb 12, 2015, 19:37 PM IST

China jails 68 in online gambling bust

Gambling has been illegal on mainland China since 1949, though a state lottery does operate.

Jul 04, 2014, 18:00 PM IST

US man`s speeding excuse: I won USD 50,000 lottery!

Cops in the US made an exception for a man busted for speeding, allowing him to go without a ticket after he told them that he had just won a USD 50,000 lottery and was rushing to collect the prize.

Mar 02, 2014, 13:21 PM IST

US lottery winner scoops $425 million jackpot; 6th biggest ever

A single ticket bought in the San Francisco bay area scooped the sixth highest lottery jackpot in US history on Wednesday, winning roughly $425 million, lottery officials said.

Feb 20, 2014, 14:42 PM IST

Kerala launches lottery to help poor girls` wedding

The Kerala government has decided to launch a weekly lottery to mobilise funds for providing financial support for wedding of girls from poor families.

Jan 02, 2014, 12:17 PM IST

US Mega Millions lottery up to $344 million, fourth biggest in its history

The winning numbers have been drawn for the fourth-largest jackpot in the history of the Mega Millions lottery that is played in the majority of US states but it is not yet known if a matching ticket was sold.

Dec 11, 2013, 14:42 PM IST