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Record Oregon lottery jackpot still unclaimed
Oregon lottery players, check your pockets. All of `em.Somewhere in those deep recesses, amid the lint and loose change, may dwell the biggest Megabucks payoff in the history of the drawing.Nobody has claimed the $30 million prize.It's been two weeks since the six winning numbers turned up on a ticket sold in Milwaukie.Typically, big winners wait to come forward until they get their legal and financial houses in order, said lottery spokesman Chuck Baumann.However, it could be sitting on somebo ...
Nov 30, 2004, 7:24 am - Lottery News forum

One ticket scoops $30 million Oregon Megabucks
The jackpot is a record in Oregon's Megabucks gameOne lucky person won the $30 million jackpot Monday in the Oregon Lottery's Megabucks game, the largest single Lottery award in state history.The winning ticket had not been claimed at press time, nor was it known where the ticket was purchased.The jackpot eclipsed the previous high of $23 million won in July 1991. The last Megabucks jackpot was won April 12, when a $15.6 million prize was awarded. The Oregon Lottery has featured the Megabucks ga ...
Nov 16, 2004, 8:46 am - Lottery News forum

Oregon Megabucks reaches record $25.5 million
When people walk through the door of Center Market looking for a few essentials these days, those essentials often include an Oregon Lottery ticket -- thanks to a record Megabucks jackpot. Usually, they come in for something else and buy the tickets as well, said Soni Singh, manager of the store near Center and 17th streets NE. Today, they're just coming in for the tickets. And they are buying them in bunches, Singh said. On Wednesday, one customer spent $125 on tickets; another spent $325. La ...
Nov 4, 2004, 12:38 pm - Lottery News forum

New Oregon Lottery Director Appointed
Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski has chosen Marion County District Attorney Dale Penn as the new director of the Oregon Lottery.Penn was appointed Thursday, and will start the job Oct. 25 if the appointment is confirmed by the state Senate.Marion County Deputy District Attorney Walt Beglau was selected by the governor as acting district attorney. He will officially become the district attorney when Penn leaves. (Penns) commitment to upholding the integrity of the law and to serving taxpayers are the q ...
Oct 8, 2004, 10:20 am - Lottery News forum

Internet casino profits from lottery name confusion
The Oregon Lottery likes to tout how its revenues create jobs and boost economic development. But one of its latest instant scratch-off ticket games apparently has been helping generate a tidy sum of revenue for the owners of a 9-year-old, offshore-based online casino.Call the confusion over the name Casino Fortune unintended offshoring, if you will.And while lottery officials say they dont see how anyone could confuse a scratch-ticket game with Internet gambling, casino officials say their own ...
Sep 15, 2004, 8:14 am - Lottery News forum

Man wins Oregon lottery game
What would you do with an extra $1,000 a week?That's a question one lucky Vancouver man can now happily answer.David Bartkowski, 46, is the latest winner in Oregon Lottery's Win for Life contest.The game awards $1,000 a week for the rest of the winner's life if their ticket has the correct matching numbers drawn in the online game.Bartkowski, a truck mechanic, said he hasn't given much thought to how he will spend the money, only that he will step back and ponder the possibilities before makin ...
Sep 7, 2004, 10:06 am - Lottery News forum

Oregon lottery posts record sales
The Oregon Lottery finished its 19th year of operation with record overall sales for the second consecutive year.Overall, the Lottery completed the 2004 fiscal year with total sales of $895.1 million, surpassing last year's record of $855.8 million.Some of the sales highlights for fiscal year 2004 include:Video Lottery net sales of $530.9 million, new recordKeno sales of $116.5 million, new recordPowerball sales of $45.9 million, new recordSports Action with $10.1 million, new recordMegabucks sa ...
Aug 6, 2004, 9:00 am - Lottery News forum

New Oregon Lottery Game Causing Problems
Lottery games are going hi-tech in Oregon.A new game gives you a computer disc instead of a paper ticket.It's called Click and Play but some gamers are now calling it click and pay. This is the latest Oregon Lottery game and it could be dangerous to your computer.An unidentified user claimed that the Click and Play disc caused her computer to go haywire. She had to repeatedly re-boot and re-program.But those aren't the worst of the problems. The first one broke after a couple of days of us pl ...
Apr 23, 2004, 6:32 am - Lottery News forum

Oregon Lottery Drops Plan to Cut Taverns' Commissions
The Oregon Lottery director said Monday that she plans to rework her controversial proposal to cut bar and tavern owners' video poker compensation.Director Brenda Rocklin's initial proposal turned out to yield far less revenue for state-funded programs than first estimated, prompting calls from education advocates and others for more drastic reductions in the share of video poker proceeds that bars and taverns are allowed to keep as compensation.But bars, taverns and restaurants and their trade ...
Mar 17, 2004, 5:11 am - Lottery News forum

Oregon Lottery increases number of Keno drawings
The Oregon State Lottery has increased the number and frequency of its Keno drawings in an attempt to boost revenue.The drawings will be held every four minutes, instead of five.Keno sales have increased an average of 19 percent in the five states that have made the switch from five minutes to four, said Chuck Baumann, a lottery spokesman.Keno is the state lotterys third-highest revenue producer, topped by video poker and Scratch-its. Keno brought in sales of $111.3 million in the past fiscal ye ...
Feb 25, 2004, 4:21 am - Lottery News forum