Many of us spend every week pinning our hopes on our lucky numbers in the hope of becoming lottery millionaires. It’s a national pastime and not just in the UK, all around the world players are buying lottery tickets every week, hoping that this will be their lucky week.
While lottery millionaires are created on a daily basis around the world, some lottery millionaires are more notable than others. It seems that year on year lottery jackpots are getting bigger, constantly creating new record-breaking lottery millionaires.
The biggest jackpot ever to have been given away is $1.58 billion on Powerball in the USA, which happened on 13th January 2016. Three tickets shared the gigantic prize, and they were claimed by John and Lisa Robinson from Munford, Tennessee, Maureen Smith and David Kaltschmidt from Melbourne Beach in Florida, and Marvin and Mae Acosta from Chino Hills, California.
The largest jackpot prize ever scooped by a single winner is the $590.5 million won by Gloria Mackenzie on Powerball back in May 2013, and it’s these bumper jackpots that keep lottery millionaires in the news and keep every one of us hoping to be the next big lottery millionaire. It may not happen immediately but the hope of winning big keeps each of us playing week on week, usually for a small stake that is worth the week of dreaming, even if you don’t land the jackpot.
Of course, even if you have chosen the right lottery numbers, becoming a lottery millionaire depends on more than that. That lottery ticket is like the most cash you’ve ever seen in your life, so if you want to join the long list of lottery millionaires then you need to keep it in a safe place. Every week lottery millionaires all over the world miss out on big lottery jackpots, just because they haven’t checked their lottery tickets, don’t be one of them. Keep them safe, or even better, play the lottery online, there’s no chance of losing your ticket and the same chance of joining the lottery millionaire’s club!