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Two couples in court over ownership of $4 million scratch ticket
Two couples are fighting in court over ownership of a Massachusetts Lottery scratch ticket worth $4 million.According to testimony in the civil jury trial in Barnstable Superior Court, which got under way Monday, Julie Prive was a clerk at a Tedeschi's market in Falmouth in 2002, and began regularly collecting discarded losing scratch tickets. She entered these tickets in the Clean Fun Sweepstakes, the lottery's second-chance game designed to keep used tickets from becoming litter.Prive said tha ...
Aug 10, 2004, 9:47 am - Lottery News forum

Retailer to testify before Tenn. lottery committee
A Tennessee retailer with a series of complaints about the corporation managing Tennessee's lottery has been asked to appear Wednesday in Nashville and testify before a state oversight committee.Denny Johnson, owner of Bestway Grocery in downtown Ridgely, said his decision to sell lottery tickets at his store cost him dearly in terms of lost dollars and said he was convinced some packets of tickets shipped to him were activated without his consent, a charge the lottery corporation has denied.At ...
Jul 14, 2004, 8:58 am - Lottery News forum

Postal workers sue for share of Mega Millions lottery prize
Post office colleagues of a man who won $175,000 in the Mega Millions lottery drawing say they were cheated out of a share of the prize.For nearly four years, 20 co-workers in suburban Olmsted Falls, Ohio chipped in $5 a week to buy lottery tickets. The group says they hit on five of six numbers drawn June 25.However, Stephen Kyle of Amherst said he had bought the winning ticket on his own. The $100 he spent on tickets for the lottery club, Kyle said, yielded a single $2 winner. I told them the ...
Jul 10, 2004, 3:35 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery player cries foul after missing $1M prize
Dennis Perry said he doesn't want to sound ungrateful after winning $10,000 in a Tennessee Lottery drawing last weekend, but the Fayetteville, Tenn., man said mistakes during the drawing might have cost him the $1 million top prize.''I'm happy for what I won, it's just that I don't think it was fair the way it was played,'' said Perry, a 57-year-old disabled veteran. ''There's a big difference between $10,000 and $1 million.''Lottery spokeswoman Kym Gerlock said Perry's complaint would be invest ...
Jul 1, 2004, 8:17 am - Lottery News forum

N.D.'s Lady Luck Not Backing Down to Virginia Lottery
Officials in North Dakota have decided there can be two Ladies Luck in the world of lottery promotion.The state's ad campaign for its new lottery drew some scrutiny from officials in Virginia -- who say luck was a lady in that state first.Both ads use a Lady Luck character to promote the lotteries. Virginia's has been around for more than a dozen years.But North Dakota lottery officials say the two characters are different enough that the North Dakota campaign will continue.A spokesman for the ...
Mar 22, 2004, 4:02 am - Lottery News forum

Cleveland TV Station Stole Mega Millions Broadcast
It was front-page news in 1992 when WBBM-Channel 2 snatched the nightly Illinois lottery drawings away from WGN-Channel 9 and moved them to the middle of the 10 o'clock news.Bill Applegate, who was vice president and general manager of Channel 2 at the time, figured that by airing the live drawings during a commercial break, he could increase the ratings for his late news.As much as staffers hated the idea of jazzing up the news with flashing lights and models in slinky evening gowns pulling the ...
Mar 10, 2004, 4:25 am - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts awards lottery prize to rightful owner
For someone who said she only had $400 to her name before yesterday, Erika Schmitt is smiling at 35 times that amount after finally getting the $14,000 she won playing a Lucky Stars lottery game. This is a lot for me, Schmitt said yesterday after Joseph Sullivan, director of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission, handed her a check. I'm going to get a haircut and a car. The 18-year-old Westborough resident waited more than a month for the money because a Westborough store clerk allegedly ...
Mar 4, 2004, 4:19 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery fund attacked over grant to anti-deportation campaigners
MPs have launched a scathing attack on the UK national lottery distribution fund that supports charities and community groups after an inquiry into a grant made to an anti-deportation campaign.The 340,000 grant awarded to the National Coalition of Anti-Deportation Campaigns by the Community Fund in 2002 sparked a furious onslaught on the lottery cash distributor by the Daily Mail. An earlier 191,000 grant made to the NCADC in 1998 had passed unnoticed.The second grant also prompted interventio ...
Mar 2, 2004, 1:07 pm - Lottery News forum

Winning Powerball lottery ticket in dispute
Kansas couple claims $200,000 Powerball ticket is theirsAn ownership dispute over a winning Powerball lottery ticket worth $200,000 prompted a Grantville, Kansas couple to file a lawsuit against the Kansas Lottery and the Kroger Co. earlier this month.Topeka attorney Danton Hejtmanek filed the lawsuit on Feb. 10 in Shawnee County District Court on behalf of Ara and Gary Carbonneau, who claim to have purchased a winning Powerball ticket and have a receipt to prove it.Michele A. Kaminski, who was ...
Feb 27, 2004, 4:40 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia Lottery Rains on Lady Luck's Parade
Luck may be a lady in North Dakota, but Virginia officials say she was there first.Lady Luck is appearing in North Dakota ads as a weary figure in a red dress, traveling the state to get people to buy a ticket for the new state lottery that starts March 25.Virginia officials say another Lady Luck has been hustling to promote their state lottery since 1990. And they are looking closely at the North Dakota ads. At this point we're aware of it, said Ed Scarborough, a spokesman for the Virginia L ...
Feb 23, 2004, 5:08 am - Lottery News forum