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Lottery ticket in get-well card wins man $7 million

March 27, 2015, 8:14 am ET

A Pennsylvania man is feeling very well, thank you, after he won a $7 million lottery prize from a ticket that was enclosed in a get-well card from his father.

"I don't play the lottery at all, but my father is a retired hospital administrator-turned-avid Lottery player," Joseph Amorese of Easton, Pennsylvania, said, according to the New York Lottery.

Amorese's father sent the $7 Million Golden Ticket scratch card inside a greeting card, while Amorese recovered at home from surgery.

"I scratched the ticket and it was a good thing I was already sitting down because I was shocked. I was and still am in complete disbelief," Amorese, 46, said.

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State lotteries head to Washington to enforce states' rights on gambling

March 25, 2015, 10:57 am ET

"Restoration of America's Wire Act" legislation would restrict your rights to spend your money as you please

State Lottery officials from across the United States held meetings with members of Congress today in Washington, D.C., to add their voices to those of state lawmakers advocating for the federal government to continue to support states' authority to establish their own gambling policies.

The lottery officials expressed their concerns about proposed federal legislation...

Lucky for Life

Multi-state Lucky for Life game comes to Kentucky

March 23, 2015, 7:04 pm ET

Now available in 15 states plus D.C.

The Kentucky Lottery is now offering the multi-state game called Lucky for Life that has a top prize of $1,000 a day, every day, for the rest of the winner's life, or for a minimum of 20 years paid to the player's estate, in case of death.

Tickets for the game, which is structured similar to the popular, high-jackpot Powerball game, went on sale Sunday throughout Kentucky.

Lucky for Life tickets sell for $2 each, with drawings on Monday and Thursday evenings. In the drawing, five numbers are chosen at random from a set of 48 and one ball, the Lucky Ball, is drawn from a set of 18.

Mega Millions

New York real estate broker claims $126M Mega Millions jackpot

March 20, 2015, 9:19 am ET

An upstate New York county of 76,000 people has gotten its second $100 million-plus Mega Millions jackpot winner in three months.

Illinois Lottery

Illinois lottery director calls it quits

March 20, 2015, 8:59 am ET

Late Wednesday Illinois Lottery Director Michael Jones sent a brief memo to his Lottery colleagues that said his job there "is done."

Connecticut Lottery

Quest for lottery jackpot denied again

March 18, 2015, 11:19 am ET

The long-running case of Clarence Jackson, who has been fighting for 19 years to claim $5.8 million in lottery winnings, encountered another setback Tuesday when a legislative committee voted 13-12 to reject his case.

Powerball

Calif. man knew he won $1M but lost the lottery ticket

March 13, 2015, 2:32 pm ET

A California man was unable to collect a $1 million Powerball lottery prize after he misplaced the winning ticket.

After the Big Win

Lottery windfalls can buy anything except anonymity

March 12, 2015, 10:18 am ET

Former Canadian lottery winners discuss what it's like to win the jackpot, and say lucky ticket holders should prepare for a wave of unwanted attention after they claim their prize.

Canada Lotto Max

Winner of $50 million Lotto Max jackpot claims prize just before it expires

March 12, 2015, 9:34 am ET

A winning $50 million Lotto Max ticket has been presented to British Columbia lottery officials, just days before the one-year deadline to claim the prize was set to expire.

Illinois Lottery

Illinois Lottery offering free trolley service this Saturday in Chicago

March 11, 2015, 4:11 pm ET

To promote the upcoming St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle, the Illinois Lottery is offering a free trolley service for people 18 and over in Chicago this Saturday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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