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Arizona AG begins investigation of former Lottery director

February 9, 2016, 7:45 pm ET

The former Arizona Lottery director, who abruptly resigned last month following allegations of mismanagement of the agency, is under investigation by the Attorney General Mark Brnovich's office.

Tony Bouie, who Gov. Doug Ducey appointed to the post early on in his administration, has adamantly denied wrongdoing, saying last month, "There is much more to this story than is being told. I have followed the rules that I was trained on," Lottery Post reported.

A spokesman for Brnovich confirmed the probe Tuesday but declined...


Lottery bill scheduled for early hearing in Alabama Legislature

February 9, 2016, 10:31 am ET

A proposal by some Republican lawmakers to allow a statewide vote on a lottery is scheduled for discussion in a public hearing on Wednesday.

The Economic Development and Tourism Committee in the House of Representatives plans to hold the hearing at 1 p.m. in room 410 at the State House.

The bill, by Rep. Alan Harper, R-Northport, does not specify how lottery proceeds would be used if the voters approved the constitutional amendment.

The Legislature would have to decide that later.

Sen. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, is sponsoring an identical bill in the Senate.

Florida Lottery

Jury: Lottery winner must pay ex-boyfriend part of winnings

February 5, 2016, 12:55 pm ET

A jury Thursday ruled that a former middle school teacher who won a $1 million lottery jackpot must pay $291,000 to her former sweetheart, who testified that he handed her the money to buy the winning ticket.

Lynn Poirier, 62, claimed the prize in 2007. Her live-in boyfriend, Howard Browning, 62, sued her a few months later, claiming they had a long-standing agreement: If one of them won a major lottery prize, they'd split it 50-50.

But Poirier gave jurors a very different version of events. She said there was no agreement and that four years earlier she broke off their romance and moved out.

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First lawsuit in state lottery-fixing scandal seeks millions

February 4, 2016, 9:10 pm ET

An Iowa man could become a key player in a barrage of litigation that threatens to cost state lotteries tens of millions of dollars in damages in an insider jackpot-rigging scandal.

California Lottery

With $63M jackpot expiring today, Calif. Lottery sued by owner of damaged ticket

February 4, 2016, 2:16 pm ET

With just hours remaining before California Lottery officials declare a $63-million jackpot winner an official no-show, a Los Angeles County man has filed legal papers saying he is the rightful winner and that lottery officials have "destroyed" the evidence.

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$63 million California Lottery jackpot expires Thursday

February 3, 2016, 8:53 am ET

Like a magical horse-drawn carriage that transforms into a pumpkin at midnight, someone's winning $63-million lottery ticket is about to turn into a worthless scrap of paper, according to California Lottery officials.


Tennessee Powerball lottery winners sued by inmate

February 3, 2016, 8:28 am ET

A prison inmate has filed a lawsuit that attempts to halt the payout of the Tennessee Powerball winners' share of the $1.6 billion jackpot.

Florida Lottery

Florida lottery winner back in court for retrial

February 2, 2016, 10:10 am ET

A retired Florida school teacher is back in court this week, fighting to keep her $1 million dollar lottery win.


Va. grocery store worker's lottery ticket mistake turns into $7 million grand prize

February 1, 2016, 8:20 am ET

A Virginia grocery store employee's mistake during Powerball jackpot fever earlier this month ended up turning into a $7 million windfall.

Michigan Lottery

Michigan man wins second lottery jackpot

January 29, 2016, 8:57 am ET

Clad in a basic t-shirt and jeans, you may never believe Pat Kukla is the luckiest man in Calhoun County, Michigan.

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