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Men who threw away $100,000 scratch ticket now seek prize
Two men who say they bought a scratch-off lottery ticket and threw it away are seeking the $100,000 prize a woman claimed after she plucked it from a cafe's trash can.The men -- Ron Douglas of Waldron and Ron Vinson of Shelbyville, Indiana -- have hired a lawyer who said he sent a formal request to Hoosier Lottery officials for a $100,000 payment.Attorney Lee McNeely said he also talked about the situation with Ellen Corcella, the lottery's security director. The letter that I forwarded to them ...
Feb 25, 2005, 2:12 pm - Lottery News forum

Oregon Lottery rate cut has fierce opposition and support
Oregon Lottery Director Dale Penn, seeking to capture millions of additional dollars for schools and other state programs, on Tuesday proposed a nearly 50 percent rate cut for retailers offering the lottery's new electronic slot machines.The rate cut, the biggest proposed by a lottery director since the state first ventured into electronic gambling 13 years ago, was cheered by school advocates who complain that bars, taverns and restaurants have been making excess profits off the lottery.But the ...
Feb 17, 2005, 10:03 am - Lottery News forum

Jackpot runner-up says lottery officials reneged on settlement offer
A 57-year-old Fayetteville, Tenn., man who sued the Tennessee Lottery after its first, and to date only, $1 million drawing last summer said he feels doubly cheated after a series of talks with lottery officials left him with no settlement agreement.Dennis Perry, who won the $10,000 third-place prize, claimed in his lawsuit that mistakes during the drawing may have cost him the top prize.The rules for the June 26 drawing at Opry Mills stated that the three contestants would randomly pick an enve ...
Jan 20, 2005, 5:54 pm - Lottery News forum

Jury rules lottery pool members entitled to share Mega Millions prize
Only six Ohio postal workers sued Stephen Kyle for a piece of a $175,000 winning lottery ticket.But all 20 lottery-pool members -- including Kyle -- will share the jackpot evenly after a jury ruled Tuesday that Kyle was wrong to keep the money for himself, cutting his colleagues out of their fair shares.If all 20 stake a claim, each will be eligible to receive $8,750, before taxes. Three of the pool members who testified on Kyle's behalf during the two-day trial in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas C ...
Jan 20, 2005, 4:21 pm - Lottery News forum

Settlement reached in Mass. scratch ticket dispute
After two years of squabbling over the ownership of a $4 million winning scratch ticket, the litigants embroiled in a lawsuit agreed to a settlement in an effort to avoid another civil trial.Julie Prive, a former clerk at an East Falmouth Tedeschi's convenience store, was sued by two customers, Raymond MacDonald and Monica Hertz, after she cashed in the scratch ticket in 2002.MacDonald, 65, and Hertz each claim they bought and scratched the winning ticket at the store, then gave it to Prive beli ...
Oct 8, 2004, 10:22 am - Lottery News forum

Ohio lottery player cries foul over scratch ticket
Charles Straight has the name of a poker champ. I love to play poker, I love to play the lottery, but when I win, I like to be paid, said Straight, 68.And he said that hasn't happened with a Hold'em Poker instant Ohio Lottery ticket he bought. The front of the card, he said, shows him holding a 6 through 10 straight, which beats the three 8s he said the dealer holds, and he deserves the $2,000 the ticket pays out.But the Ohio Lottery disagrees. Basically, the man didn't have a winning ticket, ...
Sep 27, 2004, 8:00 am - Lottery News forum

All or nothing: Lottery player rejects $1.7M lost-ticket offer
A gutsy Cape Cod retiree coolly bet a bundle on Lady Luck yesterday, rejecting a sure $1.7 million share of a discarded Lottery ticket in a high-stakes bid to win it all.Raymond MacDonald turned down an offer to split the remainder of a $4 million scratch ticket he claims he bought but mistakenly gave to the convenience store clerk to enter in another drawing.Instead, Julie Prive cashed in.In a last-ditch effort to avoid a second civil trial, the former Tedeschi's store clerk made an offer that ...
Aug 25, 2004, 9:02 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery Ticket Loser Says He Won't Give Up
A Cape Cod man who bought a winning $4 million scratch lottery ticket but discarded it, said he will go back to court to try reclaim the prize.A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday after jurors couldn't reach a decision.Julie Prive, the convenience store clerk who turned a discarded ticket into a fortune, walked out of court Wednesday a winner, but she may not have much time to enjoy it.Raymond MacDonald said he bought the ticket and gave it back thinking it was a loser. Out of principle, I just ...
Aug 20, 2004, 6:54 am - Lottery News forum

Mistrial declared in $4M lottery ticket dispute
A former convenience store clerk will keep collecting winnings from a $4 million Massachusetts Lottery scratch ticket after a Superior Court judge declared a mistrial yesterday in a dispute over ownership of the ticket.The civil jury in Barnstable Superior Court was deadlocked after nearly four days of deliberations, unable to decide if the winning ticket properly belonged to a Falmouth retiree who sued to claim the prize.Julie Prive has been collecting winnings on the ticket since 2002. Lottery ...
Aug 19, 2004, 8:07 am - Lottery News forum

Woman must split lottery windfall with ex-fiancé
A provincial Supreme Court judge has ruled that a Newfoundland woman must share her lottery winnings with her former fianc .In 1999, Susan Devereaux of Petty Harbour, Nfld., won $750,000 in an Atlantic Lotto draw. She and her fianc , Jim Everard, paid off the mortgage of the home they were sharing and each bought a vehicle.But shortly after the win, they split up.That's when the court battle began over the remaining $250,000, as well as the division of property bought with the original winnings. ...
Aug 18, 2004, 8:03 am - Lottery News forum