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Jack Whittaker

Powerball lottery winner Andrew "Jack" Whittaker dies at 72

July 2, 2020, 12:56 pm ET

Won record-breaking jackpot, then suffered unprecedented string of bad luck

By Kate Northrop

Andrew "Jack" Whittaker, a Powerball player infamous for the string of bad luck following his record-breaking jackpot win, died at the age of 72 on Saturday, June 27 after battling a long illness, according to his obituary.

In December 2002, Whittaker, 55, won the...

Loto-Québec

Quebec couple married for 57 years wins $200,000 in Banco lottery game

July 1, 2020, 5:06 pm ET

Winner doubles and quadruples her earnings in Keno-style game

By Kate Northrop

A couple from Quebec has a plenty of reason to celebrate after bringing home a $200,000 (US$147,260) prize in the June 9 Banco lottery draw.

Suzanne Lussier Godère of Estrie regularly buys tickets for the Banco lottery, her personal favorite game, using the same numbers every time. Her patience paid off, and she managed to match eight numbers in the draw. Not only that, but she doubled and then quadrupled her earnings by wagering $2 instead of $1 and selecting the Turbo option, which turned out to be 4x in that drawing.

Illinois Lottery

Four out of five Illinois Lottery claim centers reopen today

July 1, 2020, 11:22 am ET

"Virtual lobby" claim procedures and safety precautions in effect

By Kate Northrop

Illinois lottery players will find it easier to claim winnings in person now that four out of five of the state's claim centers are open.

As of today, the Des Plaines, Fairview Heights, Springfield (Lottery Headquarters), and Rockford claim centers are open. The claim center in the James R. Thompson Center (JRTC) in Chicago will remain closed to the public until a later date. Claim center hours of operation are weekdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Arkansas Lottery

Arkansas man left trembling after winning $1 million lottery prize

June 30, 2020, 4:26 pm ET

An El Dorado man has a huge reason to celebrate after becoming Arkansas' newest millionaire, thanks to a $20 scratch-off lottery game.

Kentucky Lottery

Kentucky Lottery sales rebound

June 27, 2020, 9:14 am ET

In Friday's meeting of the Kentucky Lottery Corporation's board of directors, it was announced strong sales in the month of May has helped get the lottery back on track to meet budgeted sales amounts for the year.

Atlantic Lottery Corporation

Atlantic Lottery Corporation cuts its workforce by nearly a tenth

June 25, 2020, 8:21 am ET

As the coronavirus continues to linger in varying degrees around the world, the Atlantic Lottery Corporation is the latest lottery in the gaming industry to react. On Wednesday, the Canadian lottery laid off 61 employees, citing problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as a shift in digital demand for gambling.

Massachusetts Lottery

Massachusetts lottery offices reopen for prizes of $5,000 or more

June 25, 2020, 7:43 am ET

As of Wednesday, June 24, Massachusetts lottery offices are now open for large prize claims of $5,000 or more with some restrictions in place depending on the office location.

Scam Alert

Lottery scammer who stole thousands from elderly women pleads guilty

June 24, 2020, 7:48 am ET

A Colombian woman who helped a fraud ring execute lottery scams that systematically targeted grandmothers was found guilty of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.

Michigan Lottery

Michigan man wins $4 million for the second time within three years

June 23, 2020, 1:42 pm ET

A Michigan resident might be the luckiest lottery player in the state right now after he won a $4 million prize from a scratch-off ticket not once, but twice in three years.

New Jersey Lottery

NJ Lottery announces new evening draw times and other changes

June 22, 2020, 6:04 pm ET

The New Jersey Lottery is modernizing its core games line-up starting June 29 with a new draw time, new way to watch, and a bigger starting jackpot for Jersey Cash 5.

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