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Lottery ticket number crucial to trial
When did Julie Prive learn the number of a lottery ticket worth $4 million?The outcome of a civil case pitting Prive, 27, who worked at the Tedeschi's in East Falmouth when the $10 scratch ticket was sold, against two other Falmouth residents could hinge on the answer to that question.Prive is being sued by Raymond MacDonald, 65, and Monica Hertz, 62, who both claim ownership of the $600 Million Spectacular ticket.MacDonald and Hertz both say they bought the ticket May 17, 2002, but did not real ...
Aug 13, 2004, 8:56 am - Lottery News forum

Ministers set on blocking rapist's £7m lottery win
Two ministers vowed yesterday to stop a convicted rapist receiving his 7 million lottery winnings but no one in Whitehall could say how.David Blunkett, the Home Secretary, said criminals in jail who scoop the jackpot or inherit wealth should not benefit from a single penny .Tessa Jowell, the Culture Secretary, whose department is responsible for lottery law, said the rapist, Iorworth Hoare, should not get the money and discussions were taking place to prdvent him from doing so. What we can do, ...
Aug 13, 2004, 8:48 am - Lottery News forum

Store clerk tells how she found winning ticket
Battling the sniffs and coughs of a summer cold, Julie Prive, 27-year-old mother of two, stood before a jury in Barnstable County, Massachusetts Superior Court yesterday and recalled the evening in May 2002 when she had believed her life had changed forever.Prive said she was at home, sorting through a pile of lottery tickets she had collected from the trash at the Tedeschi convenience store where she worked, checking them and repackaging them for a second-chance game run by the state lottery to ...
Aug 12, 2004, 8:25 am - Lottery News forum

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