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Hurricane Irma Evacuee Stops At Store, Purchases Two $5 Lottery Tickets, Wins $10K

Tiffany Hatfield and her girls are all smiles as they head to Virginia after scratching off $10K on a lottery ticket.

*Hot dang! Talk about a bit of good news coming out of a bad situation! 

When Tiffany Hatfield’s husband called her from Hawaii after seeing the ravage Hurricane Irma was causing in their hometown near Orlando, Florida, he told her to take their three daughters and leave.

She drove all night. But on the way to her destination — a friend’s house in Virginia, they got out of the car to stretch. Hatfield, 28, stopped in a convenience store “in the middle of nowhere” and decided to buy two $5 lottery scratch-off tickets. 

She scratched 10 blocks, each at $1,000.

?I thought maybe I was looking at it wrong so I had my oldest daughter look at it,? Hatfield said. ?She started screaming and we all started screaming.? Continue reading

Caught! Iowa Man Who Rigged Lottery Six Times in Five Different States Readies Himself for Prison

Eddie Tipton

*Dang, all that money and where you’re going, its no good. Nah, not straight to hell, worse, prison. While the rest of us stick to buying lottery scratchers or powerball tickets, and continue to win a few dollars here and there or nothing at all, I know of one man who wishes he were us right now. 

A computer programmer named Eddie Tipton, 54, would probably give anything — even two million dollars — to switch places with you. But no such luck, homeboy is headed to prison. In June, Tipton admitted to masterminding a multi-state lottery-rigging scheme where he picked winning numbers and raked in $2 million.

?The depth of his deceit is dumbfounding,? said Iowa Assistant Attorney General Rob Sand in court filings that seek a 25-year term.

In the paperwork he stated, ?Such crimes cannot be answered without a prison sentence.? Continue reading

17-Year-Old Lottery Winner Says the Money ‘Ruined My Life!’ (Now She Wants to Sue!)


*Aww…Boo Hoo! Its unlikely this teen is going to get anyone to feel sorry for her after winning millions in a UK Lottery and now?suffering from life after becoming a millionaire.

Simmer down. Simmer down. I can practically feel your claws and hear your screams of?Bitch Puh-leez!!!

But alas, this fair maiden is unhappy and has said she wishes she had never won at all.

Raise your hand if you’d like to relieve her of this burden. THIS we can do. Continue reading