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Indiana man claims $10.5"million Hoosier Lottery jackpot
A LaPorte man who for three days kept secret that he held the winning ticket for a $10.5 million Hoosier Lottery jackpot claimed the prize on Tuesday.Abe Wondergem Jr. saw on Thursday that his ticket had all six numbers from the drawing the night before. He waited until Sunday night before first telling his daughter-in-law about the winning ticket, even though many people in the city about 25 miles west of South Bend had been wondering who would claim the jackpot.''People up in LaPorte were alre ...
Jul 27, 2005, 9:09 pm - Lottery News forum

Indiana lottery sales decline has officials probing illegal games
The Hoosier Lottery, faced with slumping profits, is struggling to get more people to play ticket games in a world of electronic gambling.In the budget year just ended, lottery officials expect to see about a 5 percent decline in profits, which reached $199 million last year, according to W. Edward Benton, the lottery's chief financial officer.So what's eating into ticket sales? Smaller Powerball jackpots, for one thing, something Hoosier Lottery officials can't control.The approximately 22,00 ...
Jul 11, 2005, 12:06 pm - Lottery News forum

Judge Rejects Men's Claim To $100K Lottery Prize
Two Indiana men who claim they are the true winners of a $100,000 lottery ticket someone else found in the trash couldn't persuade a judge that they deserved the cash.Administrative Law Judge Gregg Henry agreed Friday with the Hoosier Lottery's decision to deny the claim of Ronald Vinson and Ronald Douglas, who bought Hold 'Em Poker scratch-off tickets at a Shelbyville caf .The decision was not much of a surprise, considering the pair's less-than-persuasive testimony at a May hearing.When Vinson ...
Jul 11, 2005, 10:18 am - Lottery News forum

Pair will testify against former Hoosier Lottery official
Two men linked to a scandal at the Hoosier Lottery have agreed to testify against a former security officer accused of rigging a $1 million scratch-off game.According to the terms of guilty-plea agreements filed Tuesday in Marion Superior Court, Chad R. Adkins and Daniel J. Foltz will admit to theft and testify against William C. Foreman, the former lottery official charged with telling them where to buy a winning ticket. This type of insider trading could devastate the public's confidence in th ...
Jun 1, 2005, 9:06 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery Cheats Ruin Players' Chances
When it comes to the lottery, there are lots of games, and we all know they're games of chance. When we play, we expect a fair chance. But that's not always the case. Eyewitness News learned your odds of winning were hurt at times - sometimes by thieves stealing entire cases of lottery tickets and other times by the very people selling you the tickets.Drew Lowe was a clerk at a Brownsburg Shell Station until he was caught doing something the lottery calls fishing - when an employee literally ...
May 23, 2005, 9:24 pm - Lottery News forum

$100,000 lottery ticket claim goes to court
An administrative law judge is considering the claim by two Indiana men that they are the rightful owners of a $100,000 lottery ticket that was tossed in the trash.Judge Gregg Henry said he would rule within two months after hearing 6 1/2 hours of testimony Wednesday. Ownership of the ticket has been in dispute as it was put into a trash can at the Chaperral Cafe in Shelbyville, Indiana on Feb. 8 after a clerk told Ron Douglas and Ron Vinson that the $5 ticket was not the $40 winner they were ho ...
May 13, 2005, 11:30 am - Lottery News forum

Indiana lottery winners get help from fortune cookie
Who would think that a fortune cookie could bring you so much good fortune, asks Hoosier Lottery Director Esther Schneider.Call it bizarre or downright unbelievable.Alvin Barnes from Pittsboro says, They don't taste good and the advice I get I can get from an old lady. Maybe they are lucky, I don't know, adds Deb Herndon of Indianapolis.Somewhere between the realm of good fortune and plain dumb luck something strange happened. Lottery officials say 110 people hit the jackpot in the March 3 ...
Apr 6, 2005, 12:57 pm - Lottery News forum

Indiana Ticket Wins $19.9 Million Powerball Lottery Jackpot
A Powerball ticket sold in Elwood, Indiana matched all six numbers in Saturday's drawing, entitling the holder to a $19.9 million jackpot, a Hoosier Lottery spokesman said.So far, no one has come forward to claim the prize. The winning ticket was sold at McClure Oil in Elwood, the spokesman said.The winning numbers drawn for the Powerball game Saturday were 9, 13, 27, 40, 53 and a Powerball number of 28.Also, 9 lucky players matched the first 5 numbers for a $100,000 prize: 1 from Arizona, 1 fr ...
Mar 7, 2005, 10:45 am - Lottery News forum

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

Lottery ticket plucked from trash wins $100,000
Finders keepers.That's the word from the Hoosier Lottery after a winning ticket worth $100,000 purchased in Shelbyville was tossed in the trash, then plucked out by a luckier person. If I drop $100,000 in the street and walk away and the next person picks it up, it's their money, Ellen Corcella, the lottery's security director, said Wednesday.The lottery paid the winnings, minus taxes, to Kerry Jeremiah, a Shelbyville woman who took the Hold 'em Poker ticket to the lottery's Downtown Indianap ...
Feb 17, 2005, 8:36 am - Lottery News forum