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Teen Wins $4 Million Lottery Prize From Scratch-Off Tickets She Received As A Birthday Gift

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.31.2014 | Good News

Now this is one unforgettable birthday. Deisi Ocampo of Chicago received a gift from her father when she turned 19 earlier this month, just as man...

Man Beats Impossible Odds Twice, Accidentally Doubles Down On Lottery Winnings

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.01.2014 | Good News

This man got more than just one stroke of luck. Kenneth Stokes, from Norwood, Massachusetts, was understandably stoked when he received a phone ca...

Oregon Man Shares $1 Million Lottery Jackpot With His Brother, Fulfills Childhood Vow

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.15.2014 | Good News

This is what brotherly love looks like. Eric Hale, 45, of Bend, Oregon won the $1 million Powerball jackpot late last month, Fox12 reported. After ...

What Does It Mean if I Don't Have Money Dreams?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Now, if you do dream about actual money, that doesn't necessarily mean that you are coming into financial wealth (sorry -- don't shoot the messenger). Remember, our dreams speak in the language of symbols.

Watch This Dad Tell His Ecstatic Sons He Won The Lottery In Crazy, Climactic Way

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.24.2014 | Good News

Now this is family drama unfolding before your very eyes. After Poul Hjortbøl won 15 million kroner (about $2.7 million) playing the lottery in D...

The Hidden Concerns Behind Northstar's Firing

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein | Posted 10.27.2014 | Chicago
Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

But all the coverage of Northstar's underperformance and of the increasingly insistent calls by Rep. Jack Franks to sever ties with the company have missed two aspects of the privatization process that raises unsettling questions about whether the contract should have been awarded at all.

Family Devastated By Sandy Wins $20 Million Lottery

Associated Press | Posted 07.25.2014 | Good News

BEACHWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A large family that lives at the shore and suffered losses during Superstorm Sandy will share a $20 million lottery jackpot t...

Extremely Lucky Couple Has Winning $50 Million Lotto Ticket Returned To Them After Losing It

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 06.06.2014 | Good News

Winning the lottery once is a rare thing, but winning the lottery, losing the ticket, and then getting it back? That's more luck than most people coul...

Here Are Next Week's Winning Lottery Numbers

Galanty Miller | Posted 07.29.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

As for lotteries being used to fund education... the Lottery generates millions of dollars and many elementary schools can't afford crayons. Something doesn't add up.

What 9 Lottery Winners Did With Their Winnings Will Shock You

Posted 06.10.2015 | Money

What would you do if you won $5,000 a week for 25 years? Most people would splurge on a luxury vacation, buy their dream homes and help family and...

Frane Selak: The Luckiest Unlucky Man to Ever Live

David Ransom | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
David Ransom

Strange but true, this is an unbelievable tale of survival and cosmic karma....

Will You Use the New Illinois State Lottery App?

Reboot Illinois | Posted 06.16.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

So what do you think, lottery players? Is this the development that will please all those letter-to-the-editor writers who expect the lottery to pay for the state's education needs?

3 Ways To Bring Yourself Back To Reality

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

As human beings, we have to be careful not to deny reality when it hurts our happiness, health and success. We must accept things are they are, not as we wish them to be.

Do You Believe in Luck?

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 05.24.2014 | Good News
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

Luck. Definition: "a purposeless, unpredictable and uncontrollable force that shapes events favorably or unfavorably for an individual, group or cause...

Man Had No Idea He Was Literally Sitting On $1 Million

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2014 | Good News

A Virginia man had no idea he was sitting on $1 million -- until he decided to clean out his wallet and found a winning lottery ticket. Robert Man...

A Quick Trip To The Grocery Store Changed This Couple's Lives Forever

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 03.04.2014 | Good News

It was just an average trip to the grocery store, but it ended up changing one couple's lives. Tom Stevens, 70, was diagnosed with lung cancer in J...

Winning the Jackpot -- A Matter of Life and Death

Don McNay | Posted 03.31.2014 | Money
Don McNay

It can be argued that Abraham Shakespeare, David Edwards and Amanda Clayton had little in common besides winning the lottery. Along with diverse geographic differences, they were very different people with very different problems. And they are all dead. Long before their average life expectancy.

5 Must-Follow Office Lottery Pool Rules

Robert Pagliarini | Posted 02.17.2014 | Money
Robert Pagliarini

If you play Powerball or Mega Millions in an office lottery pool, you should be forewarned. If you are lucky enough to win, you may be unlucky in litigation. Many office lottery pools are not structured correctly.

This Is So Satisfying

Posted 12.18.2013 | Comedy

Apparently, winning the lotto would be the only thing these pedestrians would need before telling their boss how they really feel....

Syria's Mega Millions

Derek Sherman | Posted 02.15.2014 | Impact
Derek Sherman

There are 2,304,266 refugees in the bitter cold Syrian refugee camps, 20 percent of whom are children under 18. That's half a million children possibl...

Lotto Jackpot Is HUGE Right Now

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2014 | Business

(Adds no jackpot ticket sold, revised top prize tally and drawing date) Dec 6 (Reuters) - The Mega Millions jackpot rose to an estima...

Apparently, Wishing For A Winning Lottery Ticket Works...

Posted 12.04.2013 | Los Angeles

Perhaps Disney should changes its lyrics from "When you wish upon a star" to "When you wish upon a wall." California hairdresser Danny Salazar rece...

Do Flowers Make You Rich?

Bill Prescott | Posted 02.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bill Prescott

Flowers are healthy, they don't make false promises and they deliver nourishment to your soul. For the price of a fancy coffee drink, they will watch over you all week and remind you that no matter what your bank account says, you are rich.

Clock Is Ticking For Unclaimed £12 Million Jackpot

Evening Standard, London | Evening Standard reporter | Posted 01.27.2014 | World

The hunt is on for the owner of a Euromillions ticket worth £12million which expires tonight. The ticket, which has winning code JRG437445, was boug...

WATCH: Seven-Time Lottery Winner Shares His Secrets To Success (VIDEO)

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.09.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The chances of winning the lottery are one in 175 million, but Florida native Richard Lustig has bucked the odds to win the grand prize seven times. H...