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Lotteries hit record profits last year
Lottery sales are strong, but there are points of weakness By Todd Northrop Government-sponsored lotteries are continuing their broad expansion as income-producing entities, as many lotteries reported record profits in the last fiscal year. Reports of record profits from the lotteries come despite continuing high unemployment and an economy that has been flat or downward-trending for the past two years. Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich says he believes the lottery does well in a bad econo ...
Jul 25, 2011, 1:19 pm - Lottery News forum

Two get probation in scheme to avoid taxes on lottery win
A pair of men who conspired to hide from the tax man that one of them won $500,000 in the lottery were each sentenced to two years of probation Tuesday. Pennsylvania convenience store owner Charig R. Patel and frequent lottery player Kendrick D. Francis each admitted to conspiracy to defraud the IRS and making a false statement on a tax return in March and faced up to three years in a federal prison. However, attorneys for each of the men argued to Chief District Judge Gregory M. Sleet tha ...
Jul 13, 2011, 9:25 pm - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania Lottery's raffle makes 4 millionaires
By Todd Northrop The Pennsylvania Lottery's latest raffle game, Millionaire Raffle, was drawn Saturday, and made four instant millionaires. The winning numbers can be found at Lottery Post's Pennsylvania Lottery Results page. Millionaire Raffle is a raffle game offered by the Pennsylvania Lottery, with only 500,000 of the $20 tickets available for purchase. Each of the game's $20 tickets offers a 1-in-125,000 chance of winning $1 million. There was one drawing on July 9, 2011 to sele ...
Jul 9, 2011, 10:26 pm - Lottery News forum

PA Lottery raffle ticket worth $1M set to expire this week
Time is running out for the holder of a Pennsylvania Lottery Millionaire Raffle ticket worth $1 million from the July 10, 2010, drawing to claim the prize. The ticket and prize will expire one year from the date of the drawing, but because that date falls on a Sunday, it must be presented a bit sooner. This is the only one of the four $1 million winning tickets sold in last July's Millionaire Raffle drawing to remain unclaimed, said Drew Svitko, Lottery interim executive director. We know ...
Jun 29, 2011, 8:11 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery winner charged in tax conspiracy
In February 2008, Kendrick D. Francis won a 10,000-to-one bet on the Pennsylvania Lottery's Big 4 game for a payday of $532,000. But, federal prosecutors in Delaware said, that apparently wasn't enough for Francis, a Wilmington resident, who then conspired with a convenience-store operator to hide his winnings and make it appear a number of other people had won instead to avoid federal taxes. This month, the U.S. Attorney's Office for Delaware filed felony conspiracy and tax evasion charge ...
Jan 26, 2011, 4:01 pm - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania Lottery's raffle makes 4 millionaires
By Todd Northrop The Pennsylvania Lottery's latest raffle game, Millionaire Raffle, was drawn Saturday, and made four instant millionaires. The winning numbers can be found at Lottery Post's Pennsylvania Lottery Results page. Millionaire Raffle is a raffle game offered by the Pennsylvania Lottery, with only 500,000 of the $20 tickets available for purchase. Each of the game's $20 tickets offers a 1-in-125,000 chance of winning $1 million. There was one drawing on Jan. 2, 2010 to sele ...
Jan 2, 2011, 7:41 am - Lottery News forum

Unclaimed Pa. lottery prize worth $50K to expire
Time is running out for a Pennsylvania Lottery winner to claim a $50,000 prize. The winning Quinto ticket from Dec. 10, 2009, was sold at Jean's in Schuylkill County. Lottery officials noted Monday that the ticket and prize expire one year from the date of the drawing. That's in less than two weeks. The ticket correctly matched all five numbers drawn in exact order: 6-6-4-3-1. The prize is $50,000, minus 25 percent in federal taxes. Expired prizes remain in the lottery fund. They're ...
Nov 30, 2010, 6:33 am - Lottery News forum

Shop owner sells himself winning lottery ticket
A shop owner in western Pennsylvania has sold himself a winning $1.8 million lottery ticket and as the seller of the ticket, he'll get an extra $10,000. Ron Rea owns Tobacco World stores in Uniontown and Belle Vernon. He bought the winning ticket for the Nov. 18 Match 6 Lotto drawing at the Belle Vernon store. The Match 6 lotto game returned to the Pennsylvania Lottery games on June 3rd and since then it has produced two jackpot winners. This is also the second largest Pennsylvania Lottery ...
Nov 25, 2010, 8:57 am - Lottery News forum

PA Millionaire Raffle lottery tickets on sale today
Tickets for the Pennsylvania Lottery's 11th Millionaire Raffle, which offers 6,000 cash prizes totaling more than $5 million, go on sale today, Nov. 19. The Lottery is bringing back the Millionaire Raffle game for another New Year's Day drawing, said Lottery Executive Director Ed Trees. This Pennsylvania Lottery game offers our best odds of winning a $1 million prize. Each of the game's $20 tickets offers a 1-in-125,000 chance of winning $1 million. The overall odds of winning any prize ...
Nov 19, 2010, 8:54 am - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania Lottery's raffle makes 4 millionaires
The Pennsylvania Lottery's latest raffle-style game, Millionaire Raffle, was drawn Saturday, and made four instant millionaires. The winning numbers can be found at Lottery Post's Pennsylvania Lottery Results page (http://www.lotterypost.com/results/pa). Millionaire Raffle is a raffle game offered by the Pennsylvania Lottery, with only 500,000 of the $20 tickets available for purchase. Each of the game's $20 tickets offers a 1-in-125,000 chance of winning $1 million. There was one drawi ...
Jul 11, 2010, 4:56 pm - Lottery News forum