1. "German lottery winner gives winnings to charity" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1077359.html> "A German man who won 9.1 million euro on the lottery, has donated his entire winnings to charity" 2. "Flood victims benefit from mystery lottery winner" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200407/s1161151.htm> "An anonymous benefactor has sent a winning lottery ticket worth 200 million yen ($A2,600,000) to a local government in central Japan to help disaster victims of heavy rain" 3. "Sharing the wealth: Man throws 1 million yen from TV tower in central Japan" <http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2003/12/23/295683-ap.html> "A man who wanted to share his stock market winnings with the public tossed 1 million yen ($12,345 Cdn) from the observatory deck of a tower in central Japan" 4. "Powerball winner temporarily closes site" <http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2003/10/21/232435-ap.html> "Andrew (Jack) Whittaker established the Jack Whittaker Foundation after winning the $314.9-million Powerball jackpot on Christmas Day, the largest undivided jackpot in the game's history. The foundation has given away about $4 million, and continues to get about 1,000 requests each week." 5. "Bank fails in free money giveaway" <http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/london/3667775.stm> "A sign in the window of a branch in Croydon, south London, offered a £5 note to anyone who stepped inside to collect it. But bank officials say no-one took up the bargain because no one believed it"
Wednesday, September 1, 2004
Posted by Bruno at 8:35am