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Store Clerk Pleads 'Not Guilty' In Lottery Ticket Theft Case
A convenience store clerk who allegedly stole a woman's $20,000 lottery ticket is denying the charge.Antoine Reiche pleaded not guilty Monday at his arraignment on a charge of larceny over $250.On Jan. 19, Erika Schmitt, 18, told police that she bought a $2 lottery ticket from the Westboro convenience store where Reiche worked, scratched off 10 stars and discovered she was the jackpot winner.When she tried to redeem it, Reiche allegedly grabbed the ticket and told her she had scratched off only ...
Feb 3, 2004, 5:42 am - Lottery News forum

Woman Says Store Clerk Stole Winning Lottery Ticket
Disputed Ticket Worth $20,000A Westborough, Massachusetts man faces a charge of larceny in the alleged theft of a lottery scratch ticket believed to be a $20,000 winner.According to the ticket buyer, the lottery agent claimed the ticket was only worth $100 and then refused to return it to the buyer.Erika Schmitt, 18, said Monday she bought a lottery ticket and scratched it while at a Quick Mart convenience store in Westborough. I was scratching and it was all stars, 10 stars. And I said, 'I th ...
Jan 23, 2004, 8:23 pm - Lottery News forum

$5M Mass. Lottery Ad Blitz Begins
Treasurer predicting campaign will bring in extra $25MThe Massachusetts Lottery embarks on an ambitious $5 million advertising campaign on Monday, with Lottery officials hoping to draw new players with a series of television, radio, newspaper and billboard ads that will appear through June.The Jackpot Awareness campaign will stress the Lottery's role in raising money for cities and towns, a claim that was somewhat undercut last year when Gov. Mitt Romney and legislators diverted nearly $150 mi ...
Jan 23, 2004, 2:59 pm - Lottery News forum

Mass. Lottery games to merge, jackpots to increase
Lottery Director also announces expansion of Mega Millions into new stateThe executive director of the Massachusetts Lottery said offering games with larger jackpots will attract more players, increasing revenues for cities and towns while diminishing demand for casino gambling.Joseph C. Sullivan said Wednesday that the lottery plans to consolidate MassMillions and Megabucks, both Massachusetts-based games, into one game with bigger jackpots, in an attempt to attract more players.The lottery als ...
Jan 16, 2004, 5:57 am - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts man wins $1M lottery prize
Robert F. Brown Jr. doesn't know it yet, but he's got a free Boar's Head sandwich coming.It may not sound like much, but it's all Marissa and Glen Varney can do to say thanks to Brown for buying a winning $1 million lottery ticket in their Wrentham delicatessen, the Sheldonville Store.The Varneys, former chefs who live in Franklin, Mass., will get a $10,000 commission for selling Brown the winning ticket, said Amy Morris, a spokeswoman for the Massachusetts Lottery. When you tell people you own ...
Jan 9, 2004, 5:24 am - Lottery News forum

Court scratches man's lottery claim
A Northborough man who tried to cash in on a mistake by the state Lottery Commission to collect a $4 million cash prize for a winning scratch ticket had his claim thrown out yesterday by the state Appeals Court.In 1996, Robert Jacobs purchased a winning instant lottery ticket at the Route 9 Beer and Wine store in Southborough.Although the winning ticket was worth only $10 on its face, Jacobs claimed he was entitled to a $4 million prize because of a mistake in advertising that accompanied the ...
Jan 9, 2004, 5:10 am - Lottery News forum

$4 million winner lays low after jackpot
Luck runs in the Davis family, but the way its Lottery winners keep quiet, you probably wouldn't know it.Edward Davis of Ashland, Massachusetts has been lying low since hitting a $4 million Lottery jackpot Friday, but he bought a round of drinks for everyone at the American Legion James O. Carey Post No. 77, where he scored his winning ticket. I've been a nervous wreck. I haven't slept in three days, Davis said.Davis, who is wary of media interviews, said his brother was a $2 million winner fiv ...
Dec 2, 2003, 4:34 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery nixes man's bid to buy 7 million tickets
A deep-pocketed mystery man from Chicago tried to bet an odds-skewing $7 million on the Mass Millions numbers game this week after Lottery officials opened the door by helping him buy 60,000 of the dollar tickets just last week.Lottery officials furiously backpedaled yesterday, refusing to release the man's identity even as they admitted they have no idea where his cash came from - raising fears among lawmakers that a mobster or drug kinpin may be trying to launder money through the Lottery. I'm ...
Nov 14, 2003, 5:13 am - Lottery News forum

High Court OKs Lottery Worker's Prosecution
Massachusetts' high court cleared the way Tuesday for the prosecution of a septuagenarian former Lottery worker accused of stealing money and lottery tickets from the agency.The Supreme Judicial Court overruled a lower court decision that suppressed incriminating comments made by Maxine Sneed, then 70, when she was questioned in her home in 1999 by a state police officer and a lottery investigator.Because she was not in custody, the court ruled, the investigators did not need to read Sneed her M ...
Oct 16, 2003, 3:40 am - Lottery News forum

Mass. Lottery needs to replace 2.2M defective scratch tickets
More than two million state lottery scratch tickets will have to be replaced because they have a shelf life problem. If they sit around too long, the latex in the scratching area deteriorates and may become unscratchable.The problems with the $200,000 Bonus game tickets have prompted Treasurer Timothy Cahill to order an overhaul of the Massachusetts State Lotterys procedures for handling ticket glitches, according to a published report Monday. We expect flaws. Its part of the industry, said ...
Oct 14, 2003, 3:46 am - Lottery News forum