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Missouri Director hired to run Oklahoma Lottery
James R. Scroggins, the executive director of the Missouri lottery for the last 13 years, was hired Tuesday to direct the startup of the Oklahoma lottery.The vote was unanimous from the Oklahoma Lottery Commission to hire Scroggins, 61, at a base salary of $175,000 a year, plus $30,000 in one-time transition expenses.Scroggins also will get a bonus of $25,000 if instant lottery tickets go on sale in Oklahoma during October of this year and another $25,000 if online lottery games go on sale durin ...
May 10, 2005, 8:37 pm - Lottery News forum

Missouri couple's lottery prize is 10-times what they expected
Pam and John Baur were thrilled when they thought they had won $130,000 from the Missouri Lottery.Imagine how they felt when they added another zero to the total.The St. Louis couple went to the Lottery office in St. Louis April 20 to claim what they thought was a $130,000 prize. In fact, the had won $1.3 million in the April 9 drawing. When I saw the $1.3 million on the (terminal), I told John, 'we missed a zero,' Baur said. He looked at the machine and then at me and just grinned. Baur bough ...
Apr 27, 2005, 1:09 pm - Lottery News forum

Arkansas man claims $1.4 million Missouri lottery jackpot
An Arkansas man said his seven children are full of suggestions after he won a $1.4 million Missouri Lottery jackpot. The kids are giving us lists for things like bigger televisions, said John Gilbert, 49, who presented his winning ticket from the March 26 drawing to lottery officials last week.But Gilbert and his wife, Maria, plan a more practical approach. The couple from Harrison, Ark., plan to take the prize in one lump sum payment of $700,000 before taxes and invest most the money for thei ...
Apr 19, 2005, 10:51 am - Lottery News forum

Missouri Lottery faces downturn in sales
The Missouri Lottery faces a $3.5 million budget cut that could force layoffs of a fourth of the agency's workers plus another General Assembly-ordered retreat from advertising.This will be the fourth year in a row we're taking a significant budget cut, director Jim Scroggins told Lottery Commission members last week.We are struggling to understand that and to understand how we are expected to grow business and increase sales.Despite more than $6 million in advertising cuts the past three years, ...
Mar 22, 2005, 8:42 am - Lottery News forum

Missouri Lottery makes its 200th millionaire
Gary DeHaven of Republic, Missouri became the state's 200th lottery-made millionaire after winning a $1.4 million jackpot in the March 9 drawing, the Missouri Lottery announced yesterday afternoon.The 62-year-old employee of the accounting firm BKD purchased his winning Lotto ticket for $5 at Price Cutter, 1013 East U.S. 60 Highway in Republic.DeHaven and his wife, Gina, plan to pay off their house and some minimal credit card debt, plus work on their driveway and buy a new lawn tractor, he said ...
Mar 16, 2005, 10:17 am - Lottery News forum

Bending the rules wins man $300,000 lottery prize
Shirley and Rolf Walker of Pacific, Mo., have bridged many differences in their 48 years of marriage, including disagreeing about how many lottery scratch-offs a responsible person should buy in any one week. If you left it up to me, I wouldn't buy a single one, said Shirley. We don't have the money to spend. But marriage is about compromise, so the Walkers decided some years ago that if Rolf Walker just purchased a couple of scratch-offs a week, that would be OK. And if, when he won, he'd put ...
Mar 7, 2005, 7:45 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery yields $6, new heart for Missouri man
Richard Silvey had never hit the jackpot with lottery tickets. Hed play Powerball and Missouri Lottery each week, occasionally winning a few dollars.And luck didnt abound when his defibrillator, which applies a brief electric shock to the heart to maintain a normal heartbeat, stopped working properly. Hed received the defibrillator in 1999 to correct his ventricular tachycardia, or rapid heart beat, but he started fainting from the failing defibrillator in November.So he checked into St. Lukes M ...
Jan 18, 2005, 7:35 am - Lottery News forum

GTECH to earn $85M from Missouri lottery contract
GTECH Holdings Corporation announced Thursday that its wholly-owned subsidiary, GTECH Corporation, was chosen by the State of Missouri to provide a new online lottery central system, terminals, and ongoing services under a proposed seven-year integrated services contract.The contract is expected to commence July 1, 2005 with the option to renew the contract for up to eight years beyond the expiration date of June 30, 2012.GTECH expects to generate approximately $85 million over the seven-year te ...
Dec 17, 2004, 3:10 pm - Lottery News forum

Missouri man collects $1.7 million jackpot
Save one person, a retired southwest Missouri man doesn't plan to shower friends or family members with gifts after winning a $1.7 million Missouri Lotto jackpot. My family and friends haven't nurtured any sort of relationship with me, said Bill Michael, 66, of Carthage, and, in my best Jack Nicholson voice, 'What do you think of me now?' Michael, who is a retired laborer at a plant nursery, came forward Wednesday to collect his $1.7 million Missouri Lotto jackpot.Michael let the computer pick ...
Oct 21, 2004, 9:38 am - Lottery News forum

Missouri lottery winner to validate $3.1 million winning ticket
Missouri Lottery asks man to 'Show Me'He bought a lottery ticket at the Mini Mart in Ava. On Saturday he hit the jackpot. At least he thinks so.Now, an Ava man must wait until Wednesday or Thursday for state lottery officials to verify whether his lottery ticket will turn him into a $3.1 million winner in the Missouri Lottery. The man turned in his ticket Monday morning at the Ava convenience store, said worker Rhonda Yost. Her co-worker was on duty when the man arrived. She said he was just lik ...
Sep 21, 2004, 6:54 am - Lottery News forum