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Lottery law sets rivalry in motion
Get ready for the lottery border wars.With the North Carolina lottery bill signed into law by Gov. Mike Easley on Wednesday, lottery operators in surrounding states said they will fight to keep their share of a couple of hundred million dollars now being spent by Tar Heels in their states.Operators in South Carolina and Virginia say they plan to aggressively market their lotteries and to offer prizes that will make their lotteries more attractive than what will be offered by North Carolina.They ...
Sep 1, 2005, 2:17 pm - Lottery News forum

Disabled players sue Virginia Lottery
Roger Winborne thought he was in luck recently when he found a winning $3 lottery ticket while walking his dog.So he drove around Salem trying to find a convenience store where he could redeem the scratch-off ticket.Winborne's luck ran out when he discovered that at least three stores in the area did not have a handicap-accessible parking space or access ramp.Winborne, 51, and three other disabled Virginians filed a lawsuit yesterday against the Virginia Lottery for allowing such businesses to s ...
Jul 27, 2005, 9:51 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery Ticket Sold in Virginia Beach Worth $175,000 Expires Thursday
A winning Mega Million Lottery Ticket worth $175,000 is set to expire at 5:00pm Thursday unless the lucky owner comes forward to claim his or her prize.Official say the ticket was sold January 14th in Virginia Beach, at the Citgo located at 841 South Military Highway. The station is at the intersection of Military and Indian River Road.The winning ticket matched all the numbers except the Mega Ball number. The numbers for that drawing were 15, 19, 24, 40 and 47, with a Mega Ball number of 50. Th ...
Jul 13, 2005, 7:54 pm - Lottery News forum

Virginia lottery winner claims first Set for Life check
Last week, Gordon McKinney suddenly fell back in a chair at the Scott County Tobacco Co.Those at the store thought he was having a heart attack.But Gordon, of Chuckey, Tenn., realized that he won the top prize in the Virginia Lottery s new scratch-off game, Set for Life. He will receive $2,000 a week, or $104,000 a year before taxes, for the rest of his life. It really hasn t sunk in yet, said Gordon, who was holding his first $2,000 check.Phil Hankey, the Virginia Lottery southwest regional ma ...
Jun 30, 2005, 11:00 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia Pick 4 Lottery Player Wins Big
A Virginia woman's dream of winning the lottery came true to the tune of $90,200, the Virginia Lottery said.Richard and Chris Marshall of Charlottesville bought 19 tickets for the May 6 Pick 4 night drawing, each with the numbers 2, 7, 5 and 8. Seventeen tickets matched the winning numbers in exact order to win $5,000. Two matched 50/50, meaning they would win if the numbers come up in exact order or in any order. Those tickets won $2,600 each. I had a dream two weeks ago that I would hit the lo ...
May 16, 2005, 9:57 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia provides reference for N.C. lottery decision
With its peaked roofs, prairie-style windows and earth-toned stained glass, the elementary school situated on the poor side of town bears the hallmarks of the architect who inspired its design: Frank Lloyd Wright.Yet the soon-to-open Roanoke Academy for Mathematics and Science Elementary School is more than eye candy.What other elementary school, especially one where 98 percent of students receive free or reduced lunches, has a greenhouse? And halls that look like downtown streets, complete ...
Apr 18, 2005, 10:09 am - Lottery News forum

Interim Virginia Lottery director appointed
The Virginia governor has promoted a Virginia Lottery administrator as its interim executive director.Donna VanCleave will take over the job June 1st. She'll succeed Penelope Kyle, who's leaving the lottery post to become the president of Radford University.VanCleave started work at the Virginia Lottery in 1997 and has served as Budget and Planning Manager and is now the Director of Finance.She's also worked at Virginia State University, and the Virginia Department of Planning and Budget.VanCle ...
Apr 15, 2005, 9:45 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia Lottery sales top $1 billion for fifth straight year
Virginia Lottery sales have increased even as competition looms in neighboring states, lottery officials announced Tuesday.Lottery sales surpassed the $1 billion mark on April 6, compared to April 20 last year, said Virginia Lottery Executive Director Penelope Kyle. Lottery sales stood at $1.02 billion Monday, she said.Lottery officials forecast sales to top out at $1.35 billion by the end of the fiscal year, in June.Kyle attributed the upward trend to brisk sales of scratch-off tickets and big ...
Apr 13, 2005, 10:18 am - Lottery News forum

Workers indicted in lottery scandal
Two former employees of an Exxon store in Gordonsville, Virginia have been indicted on charges of embezzling $14,000 in Virginia lottery tickets.An Orange County grand jury on Monday indicted Jessica Denise Adams and Tamirria Burke on one charge each of felony embezzlement, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.A problem was discovered in late October when brothers Bob and David Brockman, who run Brockman Oil Co. in Orange, decided to stop selling Virginia Lottery tickets at the ...
Mar 30, 2005, 10:54 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia lottery director becomes university president
On Thursday, Virginia Lottery director Penelope Ward Kyle was named the next president of Radford University.The Galax native brings with her more than a decade's experience in state government and years of service on public college boards. The Radford presidency will be her first job in higher education administration.Radford officials expect Kyle, who begins in June after Douglas Covington retires, to be a major fund-raiser for the university. She talked with The Roanoke Times on Friday about ...
Mar 7, 2005, 12:45 pm - Lottery News forum