Category Archives: News

Man Goes Out for Lunch, Comes Home with $425 Million

Posted by: pinnacleadmin | 19th April 2014

  B. Raymond Buxton was queuing for a Sub for lunch and like a lot of people looked around while waiting. He saw lottery tickets were available and bought one for $2. His life got very interesting not long after because his numbers came up. All of them, giving him $425 million, a 21,249,999,900% return […]

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Driver Stopped For Speeding Whilst Trying to Cash £30k Lottery Win

Posted by: pinnacleadmin | 17th March 2014

  It isn’t easy to keep your cool when you realise you are a winner. Young Scott Lowe, aged 22, was in a state of high excitement when he realised he’d won the equivalent of £30,000 on a Massachusetts State Lottery scratchcard. The only thing he had to do was to get to the lottery […]

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Man Spends 20 Years and £80,000 on the World’s Biggest Scratchcard Collection

Posted by: pinnacleadmin | 16th January 2014

Most people buy a lottery ticket or a scratchcard in the hope of winning a big prize, but a Cheshire man has amassed a collection of 100,000 National Lottery scratchcards and, amazingly, 10,000 of the cards remain unscratched. Dave Mannix, 42, collected the cards over twenty years and has spent £80,000 buying new and used […]

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The Traditional Christmas Pickle

Posted by: pinnacleadmin | 10th December 2013

Image courtesy of Elvisa.   Christmas time is all about traditions. The time spent decorating the Christmas tree, the family gathering around for the switching on of the lights and the lavish food. It is these small traditions that ensure that Christmas is the happiest time of year. One of the oddest traditions is the Christmas […]

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Casinos may Finally be Coming to Japan

Posted by: pinnacleadmin | 8th November 2013

  Casinos may expand across Japan as the government seek to pass a new gaming bill. This proposal would allow for widespread recreational gambling in time for the 2020 Olympics. If the draft goes through then previous restrictions would be lifted to allow for developments in smaller towns as well as cities. Laurence Ho of […]

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Well That’s one way to Make an Entrance – Zip Lines Coming to Vegas

Posted by: pinnacleadmin | 12th October 2013

Just when you thought the Las Vegas Strip couldn’t get any more exciting, three zip lines are set to open, the first at the Rio Casino in November 2013. Starting from the patio of ‘The Voodoo Steakhouse’ on the 50th floor of the Masquerade Tower, daredevils can fly along the suspension line to the Ipanema […]

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How a Gambling Grandma Broke the Record

Posted by: pinnacleadmin | 30th September 2013

Across the world, even amongst the most experienced craps players, you will be hard-pressed to meet somebody who can lay claim to having scored a 154-roll game. Yet, Patricia Demauro from New Jersey managed to achieve just that at a casino in Atlantic City. A grandmother, Demauro decided to try her luck at craps after […]

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