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Check again — Florida man's $1,000 winning ticket was actually worth $1 million

October 29, 2020, 7:25 am ET

Winner kept the million-dollar ticket in his pocket all day, unaware of its true value

By Kate Northrop

As if the initial surprise of winning $1,000 from the lottery wasn't enough for one day, one Florida player experienced the shock of a lifetime when he re-checked the ticket in his pocket and discovered that it was actually worth $1 million.

Lee Wingfield, 63, of Tallahassee checked his scratch-off lottery ticket to find that he had won a prize of $1,000. The only issue, if there was one to begin with, was that he didn't notice a few extra zeros at the end of that number.

Colorado Lottery

Colorado police arrest thief who stole lottery tickets on two separate occasions

October 28, 2020, 4:59 pm ET

Criminal stole nearly $7,300 in lottery tickets; one more suspect remains unidentified

By Kate Northrop

Following an investigation of two separate burglaries involving the theft of Colorado Lottery tickets, police have identified and arrested the perpetrator who organized both ordeals.

On Thurs., Oct. 22, Platteville police arrested Francisco Lorenzo Pedraza, 25, just hours after he was accused of breaking into a gas station on Justin Avenue.

Delaware Lottery

Delaware Lottery celebrates its 45th year in operation

October 27, 2020, 9:33 am ET

By Kate Northrop

This Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, the Delaware Lottery will celebrate its 45th year in operation with a year full of new featured games, events, and promotions for players to take part in.

The state was one of the earliest to adopt a government-regulated lottery when the idea of establishing lotteries as a source of state revenue gained traction in the 1960's and 1970's. As a result of the versatility that has allowed the Delaware Lottery to keep up the pace with game changes and evolving technology since then, the...

Mega Millions

Michigan man wins two $1 million lottery prizes in one day

October 26, 2020, 11:07 am ET

One incredibly lucky lottery player from Michigan was not expecting his simple mistake to pay out double what he hoped for. His accidental purchase of two tickets led to him winning two Mega Millions prizes each worth $1 million.

Nebraska Lottery

Nebraska man wins second scratch-off lottery jackpot this year

October 23, 2020, 8:55 am ET

Will third time be the charm? A Nebraska lottery winner might consider buying one more lottery ticket after winning a second jackpot this year.

North Carolina Lottery

N.C. man rewards friend with new car in return for lucky winning lottery numbers

October 22, 2020, 4:08 pm ET

A North Carolina lottery player is ready to give credit where credit is due after his friend suggests five lucky numbers that ended up winning him a share of a Carolina Cash 5 jackpot.

Canada 6/49

Canadian player splits jackpot with himself after buying two identical lottery tickets

October 21, 2020, 6:08 pm ET

A player from Alberta, Canada, accidentally purchased two Lotto 6/49 tickets that had the same exact numbers, but he's not sweating the trivial amount he spent on that extra ticket. Instead, he won the entire $5 million (US$3.8 million) jackpot, split into an identical pair of $2.5 million (US$1.9 million) jackpots.

Ohio Lottery

Ohio man accused of killing lottery winner found not guilty

October 20, 2020, 1:51 pm ET

A jury's decision to acquit a former suspect of the murder of a player who had just won $50,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket was made public yesterday.

Tennessee Lottery

World Lottery Association unanimously re-elects Tennessee Lottery CEO as President

October 16, 2020, 3:47 pm ET

Rebecca Paul Hargrove, the current CEO of the Tennessee Lottery, will continue to serve as WLA President, marking the second time she was elected for the two-year term position.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

Ontario Lottery announces new President and CEO

October 16, 2020, 1:07 pm ET

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) announced the appointment of A. Duncan Hannay as their new President and CEO, whose term will begin Oct. 26, 2020.

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