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Indiana man wins $1 million twice in 3 months
The chances of getting a $1 million lottery ticket are slim. Winning the same lottery twice is rarer still. Yet an Indianapolis man defied the odds twice, winning his second $1 million prize in three months. Robert Hamilton claimed his $1 million from the Hoosier Lottery Commission July 22, according to a news release. He purchased the ticket in the $120 Million Cash Spectacular Scratch-off from a Speedway on South East Street. After taxes, Hamilton collected $792,846.04, according to t ...
Jul 31, 2014, 4:44 pm - Lottery News forum

Largest instant prize in Mass. lottery history claimed by trust
The first $15 million grand prize in the Mass. State Lottery's $30 World Class Millions instant game has been claimed. According to Christian Teja of the Mass. State Lottery, the BWE Nominee Trust of Marblehead claimed the money. The trust was represented by trustees Andrew G. Christensen and Stephen J. Farrar. This is the largest instant scratch and win prize ever awarded in Mass. Lottery history. The trust chose the cash option and received a one-time payment of $9,750,000, less taxes. ...
Jul 30, 2014, 12:57 pm - Lottery News forum

Wisconsin man's two winning lotto tickets said to be "misprints"
Includes video report Ivory Mitchell thought he had two $1,000 dollar winning crossword scratch tickets back on July 20th. When he tried to cash them in, he was told there was an error and that the tickets were misprints. He thinks the Wisconsin Lottery should pay up for a mistake they made. He was told to fill out a claim form and that he would have to wait 30 days to hear if they would honor the tickets. CBS 58 asked the Wisconsin Lottery about this and they sent this statement: ...
Jul 29, 2014, 9:42 am - Lottery News forum

Jury rules that estranged brothers must split $1M lottery prize
Over a year of legal bickering ended Wednesday afternoon, but it appeared neither brother feuding over a jackpot lottery ticket was ready to move on and sing Kumbaya together. After a two-day trial in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, court, a jury decided two Mechanicsburg-area brothers, Charles Thomas Meehan and Ira Sharp, would split a $1 million lottery ticket straight down the middle. Sharp sued Meehan, his half-brother, for half of the prize he said they won together at Johnny Joe's b ...
Jul 16, 2014, 5:34 pm - Lottery News forum

Half brothers fight over million dollar lottery ticket
Two estranged half brothers faced off on Tuesday in a Pennsylvania court in a fight over a winning million-dollar lottery ticket. Ira Sharp claims he gave his half brother Charles Meehan $20 to buy a Hot Million instant ticket in Johnny Joe's sports bar and they agreed to split any winnings, Sharp's attorney R. Mark Thomas said in the Cumberland County Court of Pleas. The ticket was a winner, but Meehan tried to hide it and keep all of the money, the attorney said. The two men, who both ...
Jul 16, 2014, 5:30 pm - Lottery News forum

Massachusetts man turns 21, wins $1 million lottery
Ryan McNulty of Marshfield, Massachusetts, turned 21 and celebrated a day later by claiming a $1 million prize in the state lottery's Billion Dollar Bonanza instant game. McNulty chose to collect in annual payments of $50,000 (before taxes) over 20 years. He told lottery officials he will use the money to buy a new car and pay some bills. His lucky ticket was purchased at Green Harbor General Store, 40 Marginal Street in the Green Harbor section of Marshfield. The store will receive a $10, ...
Jul 11, 2014, 11:04 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery mystery yields clues to $7.5 million prize
This story has been removed at the author's request. By Peter Mucha, Philly.com Third of three parts See Part 1 and Part 2 Ever notice that instant lottery tickets are consecutively numbered? Ever wonder if those numbers could help in a hunt for riches? They theoretically can, at least in Texas. They helped us create a list, predicting the whereabouts of a missing $7.5 million ticket. A $50 scratch-off game called $7,500,000 Fortune started out with three top prizes among a ...
Jul 3, 2014, 8:16 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery legend Joan Ginther known as bigtime ticket buyer
This story has been removed at the author's request. By Peter Micha, Philly.com People confirm what statistics suggest: Lottery legend Joan Ginther bought thousands of high-priced scratch-off tickets on her way to winning millions of dollars four times. A store clerk named Victoria said she sold Ginther countless tickets, entire rolls of $50 scratch-offs at a time, according to a report by Houston TV station KPRC. And that was at just one of eight stores in and around Ginther's home ...
Jul 2, 2014, 3:59 pm - Lottery News forum

How lottery legend Joan Ginther used odds, Uncle Sam to win millions
This story has been removed at the author's request. By Peter Mucha, Philly.com Second of three parts See Part 1 Joan Ginther wasn't necessarily lottery loco. Maybe it wasn't a case of dumb luck, but smart luck. She may have purchased at least 80,000 pricey tickets worth $2 million or more, according to expert analysis of 28 instant prizes she won, including three totalling $15 million. If she also was the source of two dozen lesser wins by her friend Anna Morales, Ginther mig ...
Jul 2, 2014, 10:07 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery's 'luckiest woman' bet flabbergasting sums on scratch-offs
This story has been removed at the author's request. By Peter Mucha, Philly.com First of three parts For years, people who dream of beating the lottery have puzzled over the amazing case of Joan Ginther, who made headlines around the world by scratching off 10MILL on a $50 instant ticket in June 2010 to win her fourth multimillion-dollar prize. Skeptics wondered if she cheated or had an ingenious system for pinpointing winners. After all, Ginther received a Ph.D. from Stanford and ...
Jul 2, 2014, 8:26 am - Lottery News forum

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