Happy Holidays from FreeLotto

Happy Holidays to our loyal FreeLotto players and newsletter readers from all of us at the FreeLotto team!

We wish each of you a happy and healthy New Year! Be sure to keep up with all the 2016 lottery stories and news (like Wednesday’s Powerball results!) on our blog.

The first FreeLotto winner of 2016 could be you…

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Jackpot Winner

$27 Million CA Christmas Jackpot Still Unclaimed

The lucky winner of the December 26th California SuperLotto Plus drawing has yet to come forward and collect his or her $27-million-dollar prize. The mystery winner will have the option of a $16.8-million-dollar lump sum payout or $27 million-dollars paid out over the course of 30 years. While it’s not unusual for a winner of this magnitude to take some time before coming forward, lottery officials and experts advise a “sooner the better” strategy to ensure the owner doesn’t lose or misplace the precious ticket. While everyone waits for the mystery lotto winner to be revealed, the Hermosa Beach deli responsible for selling the ticket can still collect it’s $135,000 bonus. Paul Mance, owner of Mickey’s Deli, puts his unexpected win in perspective, “We’re very excited the lottery was won here, but our main concern is to run a good deli and take care of our customers.” We can’t wait to follow-up when the winner is announced, and to any of our California FreeLotto players reading this: Check your tickets!

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Dutch Judge Rules Ex-Wife Sole Owner of Winning Lotto Ticket

Earlier last month in Amsterdam, a judge ruled that a woman who divorced her husband in 2014 was under no obligation to share her $2.3 million dollar (2.1 million euro) lottery win with him. The ex-husband had taken her to court over the ticket, claiming that he was entitled to half of the winnings as it was purchased while they were still technically married. As the trial went along, it was revealed that the couple had separated their finances prior to the woman purchasing the lottery ticket, and therefore the winnings were hers alone.  The judge’s final written decision notes, “The above means that the prize won did not belong to their joint assets and that the court will hold the prize apart in its division of goods.”

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Act of Kindness in Japan

A number of paper bags were discovered by Togichi police inside the administrative elevator of the City Hall. Initially alarmed by the mysterious packages, police soon discovered their contents were anything but dangerous. An anonymous do-gooder left 2,000 lottery tickets for the December 31st drawing with a simple note addressed to the mayor of the town, “If any of these tickets win a prize in the lottery, please use the money to help victims of storm disasters.” Under Japanese law, however, these tickets will be treated as lost items, and therefore useless to any second party. The police will continue to search for the kindhearted owner of the tickets prior to the year-end jumbo lottery draw, which is worth up to $500 million yen (over $4 million USD).

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Postal Workers Split Jackpot

Eight lucky postal workers received a special delivery of their own this holiday season – $1 million dollars! The Missouri co-workers have been playing the lottery together for 15 years now and finally won big last month by correctly selecting five out of six numbers in the Powerball Match 5. Steven West, who purchased the ticket, described how he discovered the win, “I got home that night after work. I go online, and I’m looking at the numbers, checking all of our tickets. I call up one of the guys and said that I need verification. I need you to go online, look at these numbers and call them out to me. He started reading the numbers, and I said, ‘Yes, yes, yes, yes! Lord, we won $1 million!’” All eight of the winners will split the jackpot, taking home $125,000 each before taxes.

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Gary Stephen won $300 playing FreeLotto

Congratulations to Gary Stephen, from Abington, MA.

Gary Stephen

Gary won the FastCash prize of $300.

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Odds for winning the jackpot are similar to state-run lotteries.

Play today and you could win:

  • The $1 Million Daily Jackpot
  • A New Car
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Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots continue to climb. Plus strategies and overdue winning lottery numbers

A weekly review of the Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries, plus an analysis of what numbers are overdue and best combinations you should pick.

Mega Millions Lottery

Last week did not produce a jackpot winner for the Mega Millions drawing so the jackpot climbs to $57 million! There were 2 lucky players from New Jersey who matched the first 5 numbers for a $1,000,000 prize. Congratulations to the Garden State’s newest millionaires. Don’t miss the next drawing on Tuesday, December 8, 2015.

Hot Numbers for winning the Mega Millions Lottery

Based on an analysis of the past 50 Mega Million drawings – looking at hot and cold numbers and including last week’s drawings – it looks like the following numbers are “overdue”: 22, 55, 23, 43, 01, 33. Overdue bonus numbers are: 11, 02, 03

Our SmartPick software, which statistically combines hot, cold, and overdue numbers to generate a most likely combination to win the Mega Millions jackpot, produces the following: 08-22-30-33-38-06

Powerball Lottery

Still no jackpot winner in the Powerball drawings last week. But 3 lucky players matched the first 5 numbers for a $1,000,000 prize: 1 from Connecticut, 1 from Florida, and 1 from New York. The Powerball jackpot now stands at $145 million. The next drawing will be Wednesday, December 9, 2015.

Hot Numbers for winning the Powerball Lottery

Based on an analysis of the past 50 Powerball drawings – looking at hot and cold numbers and including last week’s drawings – it looks like the following numbers are “overdue”: 01, 36, 61, 11, 34, 38. Overdue bonus numbers are: 14, 20, 22

Our SmartPick software, which statistically combines hot, cold, and overdue numbers to generate a most likely combination to win the Powerball jackpot, produces the following: 11-16-38-61-65-15

For the complete details of Powerball and Mega Millions plus every state lottery, check out: FreeLotto Blog: How To Win the Lottery. Your single, best resource for:

  • winning numbers
  • checking previous tickets to see if you won
  • an analysis of hot, cold and overdue numbers for every state lottery game
  • calculating the exact odds for every state lottery game

And if you like to play the lottery, FreeLotto.com is just for you. You can win up to $11 millions every day, and odds of winning the jackpot are similar to those of state-run lotteries. Plus you don’t have to leave your house to play. Click on the button below to sign up. It’s fast and free.


Geza Szucs won $300

Congratulations to Geza Szucs, from Hungary.

Geza Szucs

Geza won the FastCash prize of $300.

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Mom-of-four, 26, who 'quit her McDonald's job to care for disabled child' is one of three $564.1m Powerball winners

Lottery Winner Donates Big to Local Church

We reported a while back about North Carolina resident Marie Holmes’ historic $188 million jackpot win in February. Since then she’s been very busy spending her winnings wisely – and charitably! Marie set up the Marie Holmes Foundation with an initial investment of $9.7 million. The foundation’s aim is to donate money to charitable causes that Marie holds close to her heart. Despite donating to a number of charities through the foundation, Marie elected to write a personal check for $680,00 to her local church! Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Shallot, North Carolina never expected such a large donation, but Reverend Vaughn Cherry was overjoyed at the good news, “Praise Jesus. This is such a blessing for us!” Mary’s family has attended the church for over five generations, and their close connection is part of what prompted her generous gift.  The donation will go a long way in repairing the 130-year old church and its equipment. Marie will continue donating to additional charities as she’s promised to tithe a tenth of her total winnings.

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South African Lottery Guarantees a Winner

South Africa is introducing a new PowerBall game, and they’ve got a great way of promoting it! PowerBall Plus is the newest national lottery game and boasts greater odds of winning than its predecessor. In a move aimed at getting people excited for the new game, the South African National Lottery has guaranteed an R50 million (around 3.5 million USD) jackpot for Wednesday’s drawing. According to Charmaine Mabuza, the chief lottery executive, “We are delighted to finally unveil our revived PowerBall game and the all-new PowerBall Plus. After taking consumer feedback into account, it was time to inject new life into the game with more divisions, massive jackpots and more chances to win.” While the price of the tickets increases from R2.50 ($0.17 USD) to R5 ($0.35 USD), we imagine that’s a small price to pay for a chance to be the guaranteed jackpot winner!

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Safeway Scratch-Off Winner Claims $5 Million

Plenty of us pick up a scratch-off ticket or two while shopping at the grocery store, but few get as lucky as Sergey Osipyan. The San Francisco man purchased a Max-a-Million scratch-off ticket at his local Safeway and hoped for a big win. What he ended up with was even greater than he ever imagined! Sergey scratched a number that matched up with the one printed on the top of his ticket, and won himself a whopping $5-million-dollar prize! According to a lottery spokesperson, the odds of such a win were 4 in over 12 million! For its part, Safeway will receive $25,000, but didn’t immediately say what they will do with the money. Sergey hasn’t revealed his plans either, but he’s got $5 million new reasons to start thinking!

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Forgetfulness Pays Off

People are usually criticized forgetting things – keys, wallet, money- but this story proves there is hope for the absentminded! Bernard Bennick wanted to make sure he had a chance to win Virginia’s “Bank a Million” lottery drawing, but had one problem – he couldn’t remember whether or not he purchased a ticket. Erring on the side of caution, he bought one shortly before the November 18th drawing. Later that day, the great news arrived, he had matched all six of the winning numbers! It turns out that Bernard’s luck wasn’t finished. He remembered purchasing an earlier ticket with the SAME six numbers! As he recalls, “I went to bed, but I couldn’t sleep. Then I discovered I had the second winning ticket, and I really couldn’t sleep!” Now, Bernard is not $1, but $2 million dollars richer! Congratulations to Bernard, and here’s hoping we can all be rewarded for forgetfulness!

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Powerball Continues to Grow

In what’s likely to be this week’s most exciting lottery news, the Powerball jackpot continues to grow, reaching $110 million! No one matched all six numbers from the drawing that took place over Thanksgiving weekend, but one Texan did come close. The lucky player picked 5 of the 6 numbers correctly and scored himself a $1-million-dollar consolation prize! The next drawing will take place tomorrow, December 2nd, which means there’s still time to buy your tickets! As always, FreeLotto has purchased a block of tickets, and we’re keeping our fingers crossed for a winner! The great news is that all current FAST members are eligible to split the winnings if our lucky numbers come up! Good luck everyone, and make sure to check our blog for up to the minute lottery results: www.blog.freelotto.com

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Powerball jackpot up to $110 million. Mega Millions at $39 million. Plus strategies and overdue winning lottery numbers

A weekly review of the Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries, plus an analysis of what numbers are overdue and best combinations you should pick.

Mega Millions Lottery

No jackpot winner last week for the Mega Millions drawing, but 1 lucky player from New Jersey matched the first 5 numbers for a $1,000,000 prize. Mega Millions jackpot up to $39 million.

Hot Numbers for winning the Mega Millions Lottery

Based on an analysis of the past 50 Mega Million drawings – looking at hot and cold numbers – it looks like the following numbers are “overdue”: 22, 55, 73, 42, 23, 43. Overdue bonus numbers remain: 06, 11, 02

Our SmartPick software, which statistically combines hot, cold, and overdue numbers to generate a most likely combination to win the Mega Millions jackpot, produces the following: 17-22-23-42-48-02

Powerball Lottery

There was also no jackpot winner last week in the Powerball drawing, but 1 lucky player from Texas matched the first 5 numbers for a $1,000,000 prize. The Powerball jackpot is now at $110 million.

Hot Numbers for winning the Powerball Lottery

Based on an analysis of the past 50 Powerball drawings – looking at hot and cold numbers – it looks like the following numbers are “overdue”: 01, 19, 36, 61, 34, 11. Overdue bonus numbers are: 20, 13, 14

Our SmartPick software, which statistically combines hot, cold, and overdue numbers to generate a most likely combination to win the Powerball jackpot, produces the following: 01-16-29-61-65-26

The number 26 continues to be a cold bonus number for quite a long time now.

For the complete details of Powerball and Mega Millions plus every state lottery, check out: FreeLotto Blog: How To Win the Lottery. Your single, best resource for:

  • winning numbers
  • checking previous tickets to see if you won
  • an analysis of hot, cold and overdue numbers for every state lottery game
  • calculating the exact odds for every state lottery game

And if you like to play the lottery, FreeLotto.com is just for you. You can win up to $11 millions every day, and odds of winning the jackpot are similar to those of state-run lotteries. Plus you don’t have to leave your house to play. Click on the button below to sign up. It’s fast and free.