Posts tagged "lottery"

The Emotional Life Cycle Of Playing The Lottery (In GIFs)

Guess what? I didn’t win the New York Lotto AGAIN. For some reason, my family is fascinated with the Lotto. Not Vegas style gambling, just your average convenience store lottery.

Sophie Leon | April 21, 2014 - 3:00 pm

World’s Greatest Fortune Cookie Contained Winning Powerball Numbers

Apparently I have not been eating enough Chinese food. But if anything can inspire me to to starting loading up on lo mien noodles, it’s the promise of my fortune…

Ami Angelowicz | March 7, 2014 - 11:20 am

10 Times Winning The Lottery Was A Curse

Theoretically, winning the lottery should be a wonderful thing. Who wouldn’t want $100 million in their pocket right now? But time and time again it’s been proven that all those…

Lauren Passell | November 16, 2012 - 11:00 am

Vagina Tree Predicts Winning Lotto Numbers!

I’ve never been a big fan of the lottery. I think it’s because of that Shirley Jackson short story where the “winner” gets stoned to death, which seems to be…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 24, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Female Math Professor Wins Lottery 4 Times

Texas woman Joan Ginther may just be the luckiest woman in the world. She has won the lottery four times. The chances of doing this are just one in 18…

Nikki Dowling | July 14, 2010 - 6:40 pm

Psychic Predicts Woman’s Lottery Win—Kind Of

Do you believe in psychics? Forty-one-year-old hairdresser Susan Herdman most certainly does. The U.K. woman decided to see a tarot card reader to see what 2010 might bring for her.

Ami Angelowicz | January 20, 2010 - 4:20 pm

A Lottery Winner’s Dream: Women Wrestling In Not Much Clothing

Here’s more proof that people who can’t order a beer shouldn’t be able to win the lottery. Three years ago, Jay Vargas became the youngest Powerball winner in history…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 21, 2009 - 7:10 pm

Woman Who Won The Lotto At 16 Is Now Broke At 22

Callie Rogers won a £1.9 million lottery jackpot at the tender age of 16. Now, six years later, she’s attempted suicide twice, has moved back in with her mom, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 26, 2009 - 8:20 pm

Man Who Let Girlfriend Stay In Bathroom For Two Years Wins Lottery, Twice

Back in March, we told you about a guy whose girlfriend wouldn’t come out of his bathroom for two years. Her skin eventually grew over the toilet seat, and she…

Catherine Strawn | October 9, 2008 - 7:00 pm