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Seeing sales slowing, Missouri Lottery officials seek new customers
For many years, as state revenue has fluctuated and stagnated, the Missouri Lottery has been a welcome outlier, a dependable, sometimes surging revenue stream that rarely failed to post record profits. From 2001-2008, the lottery doubled its sales, to just shy of $1 billion, and its contribution to state education funding (where its profit is directed) reached $265 million. Since then though, the pace has slowed. While sales have continued to tick upward, gone are the years of double-digit ...
Jul 22, 2014, 7:13 am - Lottery News forum

Some lottery winning streaks have defied belief
The Brudnicks may be one of the luckiest families in Massachusetts. In just the last couple of years, Chelsea insurance agent Robert Brudnick has cashed in 140 winning Massachusetts lottery tickets worth at least $1,000 each. His 25-year-old daughter Ashley has racked up another 100 wins. And his 23-year-old son Nathan, has turned in 99 more. The total take: More than $440,000, mostly from scratch tickets. But state lottery officials and statisticians say they doubt any family could be tha ...
Jul 20, 2014, 3:02 pm - Lottery News forum

Alabama man loses $80,000 in foreign lottery scam
Includes video report Dannie Perry was a generous man who found himself caught up in a lottery scam. After relentless harassment from the criminals, he finally got them to stop contacting him. Postal inspectors have a reminder to avoid this happening to you or your loved ones. It was a great American dream to win some money where you could retire and you could take care of your grand kids and your family and just do what you wanted to do, says Dannie Perry, a fraud victim. Perry ...
Jul 15, 2014, 8:01 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery scams hit San Diego, Escondido
San Diego police asked for the public's help in catching Spanish-speaking con artists who swindle people out of money by offering them a cut of supposed lottery winnings, and Escondido police said a similar scam has fleeced residents in that city. The couple operating in San Diego claim to be from Costa Rica. They have taken about $52,000 from at least four victims in recent months, police said. Both were described a light-skinned Hispanics; the man, is his 30s or 40s, is thin, and the woman, ...
Jul 11, 2014, 10:53 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery mystery yields clues to $7.5 million prize
This story has been removed at the author's request. By Peter Mucha, Philly.com Third of three parts See Part 1 and Part 2 Ever notice that instant lottery tickets are consecutively numbered? Ever wonder if those numbers could help in a hunt for riches? They theoretically can, at least in Texas. They helped us create a list, predicting the whereabouts of a missing $7.5 million ticket. A $50 scratch-off game called $7,500,000 Fortune started out with three top prizes among a ...
Jul 3, 2014, 8:16 am - Lottery News forum

How lottery legend Joan Ginther used odds, Uncle Sam to win millions
This story has been removed at the author's request. By Peter Mucha, Philly.com Second of three parts See Part 1 Joan Ginther wasn't necessarily lottery loco. Maybe it wasn't a case of dumb luck, but smart luck. She may have purchased at least 80,000 pricey tickets worth $2 million or more, according to expert analysis of 28 instant prizes she won, including three totalling $15 million. If she also was the source of two dozen lesser wins by her friend Anna Morales, Ginther mig ...
Jul 2, 2014, 10:07 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery's 'luckiest woman' bet flabbergasting sums on scratch-offs
This story has been removed at the author's request. By Peter Mucha, Philly.com First of three parts For years, people who dream of beating the lottery have puzzled over the amazing case of Joan Ginther, who made headlines around the world by scratching off 10MILL on a $50 instant ticket in June 2010 to win her fourth multimillion-dollar prize. Skeptics wondered if she cheated or had an ingenious system for pinpointing winners. After all, Ginther received a Ph.D. from Stanford and ...
Jul 2, 2014, 8:26 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma man arrested after trying to redeem forged lottery ticket
Oklahoma City police arrested a man last week trying to cash in a forged lottery ticket. According to the police report filed Friday June 19, 45-year-old Michael Allen Shaske of Tahlequah was hoping for a $20,000 payout by turning in an altered $3 scratch-off ticket and would not take 'no' for an answer from any of the clerks he went to that day. But all he got was a quick trip to jail. Well he was doing everything he could to get arrested for this, said MSgt. Gary Knight with the Okla ...
Jun 25, 2014, 10:36 am - Lottery News forum

NJ Lottery's Pick 6 has 2 winners after 6-month drought
Until June 16, no Pick-6 player in the New Jersey's Lottery's game had chosen all six winning numbers for 53 straight draws, a span of more than six months. That winner has not yet come forward to claim a $20.1 million jackpot, which had grown since Dec. 12. On Monday, yet another lottery player picked all six numbers, but, as luck would have it, or not, he or she will claim only only! $2.1 million. Now I can look forward to meeting two new Pick-6 millionaires the winner from the June ...
Jun 25, 2014, 8:25 am - Lottery News forum

New Florida Lottery game 'Lucky Money' replaces Mega Money in July
Florida's Mega Money lottery game is ending next month, but something luckier is coming in its place. The Florida Lottery announced Monday that it will launch a new terminal game, called Lucky Money, in July. The new game is said to be an enhanced version of the Mega Money game that is ending on Tuesday, July 1. Tickets for Lucky Money will go on sale Wednesday, July 2, with the first drawing on Friday, July 4, at 11:15 p.m. The Florida Lottery continuously evaluates our games and prod ...
Jun 24, 2014, 8:05 am - Lottery News forum

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