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Pittsburgh newsstand sold winning Powerball lottery ticket
Jackie Murray probably gave away $26 million Friday.The winning Powerball lottery ticket was sold at Nielsen's newsstand, at 2 PNC Plaza in downtown Pittsburgh, where Murray was working Friday. Store manager Bob Fulton said it is the first winning Powerball ticket sold Downtown since the multi-state lottery came to Pennsylvania in 2002.The winner hasn't claimed the prize, valued at about $26.4 million if the person takes the payout over 29 years. If the winner opts for a lump-sum payment, it's w ...
Jan 25, 2005, 1:51 pm - Lottery News forum

Penn. woman wins $1 million with scratch-off lottery ticket
Donna Goeppert kissed a copy of her winning lottery ticket Wednesday, a day after the game had given her a big, fat, million-dollar smooch.Goeppert, a lifelong Bethlehem, Pennsylvania resident who plays the lottery religiously, scratched off a $1 million winner at Linden Food Market in the city. After taxes, she'll take home $750,000.''I'm still numb,'' Goeppert said Wednesday, standing next to her husband and mother at the Bethlehem Volunteer Fireman's Home Association, where she runs bingo twi ...
Jan 13, 2005, 9:06 am - Lottery News forum

Penn. store that sold winning Powerball lottery ticket identified
When Russell DeMatteo got the 3 a.m. call Thursday from New Castle police, he thought his Lawrence County convenience store had been robbed.Instead, he found Pennsylvania Lottery officials at Country Food Mart waiting to tell him that the store had sold the winning $171.4 million Powerball ticket. DeMatteo will collect $100,000 -- once a winner comes forward, or within 90 days. I certainly didn't expect this, said DeMatteo, 23. Lottery (officials) wanted me to come and meet them immediately. I ...
Dec 10, 2004, 9:59 am - Lottery News forum

First Penn. Lucky for Life Lotto Winner Claims Prize
Two Lehigh Valley residents became big winners in the Pennsylvania Lottery this week.One was Center Valley resident Donna DeMatos, who became the first winner of the state's new Lucky for Life game. The other is an unnamed Bethlehem man whose winning ticket has not been verified by state officials.DeMatos always wanted to be a nurse, but she worried about how to pay tuition while raising a family.Now, she will worry no more.DeMatos matched all six winning numbers in the game's initial drawing Sa ...
Oct 7, 2004, 8:16 am - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania Lottery Numbers Drawing Suspicions
The same four digits have hit in the daytime Big 4 lottery drawing in three out of the past four days.Yesterday, 5048 was the winning Big 4 number, as seen on Lottery Post's Pennsylvania Results Page. On Saturday, 8504 was the winning number, and 5408 hit on Friday.Also, 4508 hit in the Aug. 9 midday Big 4 drawing.The odds of any one four-digit number hitting on a given day are 1-in-10,000. Someone who regularly plays a boxed ticket -- that is, uses the same four digits, but rearranges them t ...
Aug 24, 2004, 8:33 am - Lottery News forum

Penn. Lottery's Midday Mistake Leads to Questions About Drawings
When news outlets received the results of the Pennsylvania midday lottery drawing 20 minutes earlier than usual, some questioned how the nontelevised drawing operates.Sales for the Daily Number and Big 4 midday drawing end at 1:05 p-m every day.Until recently, the Pennsylvania Lottery Web site had said the drawing took place at 1:35 p-m daily.But this week, news organizations received the midday drawing results around 1:15 p-m.Now, lottery officials say the Web site was wrong and news outlets re ...
Aug 21, 2004, 3:40 pm - Lottery News forum

Penn. Lottery has record sales
Lottery Sales Increase by More Than 10 Percent for Second Straight YearThe Pennsylvania Lottery, the only state lottery to designate all its proceeds to programs that benefit older residents, had record sales of $2.35 billion in fiscal 2003-04, topping the old record of $2.13 billion, set in 2002-03, by $219 million or 10.3 percent. This has been a tremendous year for the Pennsylvania Lottery and for the hundreds of thousands of older Pennsylvanians who benefit from Lottery-funded programs, sai ...
Jul 13, 2004, 7:47 am - Lottery News forum

Ex-lottery manager sues Penn. officials
A former Republican state House candidate from Bethlehem is claiming that Democratic state officials violated her rights by firing her from the Pennsylvania Lottery for political reasons.Pamela Opp, who was the lottery's Lehigh Valley manager, is suing state officials, alleging that they violated her rights to freedom of speech and association by replacing her with a Democrat.Her replacement, Craig Rogan, supported Democrat Ed Rendell for governor, according to her federal lawsuit, and he previo ...
Jun 30, 2004, 8:06 am - Lottery News forum

474 keeps coming up in Pennsylvania Lottery
Wanna make a quick $250? Or maybe more?If recent history is any indication -- which it isn't -- play 474 on today's Daily Number, and you just may beat the long odds. The number has hit four times since May 17, when 474 was drawn as the midday Daily Number. On May 29, the number hit during the evening drawing. And Saturday, the number hit twice, once in the afternoon and again that evening.The odds of that happening are quite literally one in a million. That's better than your odds of hitting a ...
Jun 15, 2004, 8:06 am - Lottery News forum

Employees to share store's lottery commissions
Ten employees who work at the Cumberland Farms store in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania where the winning $213.2 million Powerball ticket was sold last month will share in the proceeds.Company officials would not say how much of the $400,000 lottery commission the store received would go to the workers. We feel that that's personal, general manager John J. Babbitts said at a news conference yesterday.Before several television cameras, Babbitts presented two charities - the Muscular Dystrophy ...
Jun 11, 2004, 2:21 pm - Lottery News forum