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Texas Legislature proposes bill to block online lottery courier services
I would assume that if the legislation were to pass and get signed into law that every lottery company, including TheLotter, would be prohibited from doing business in the state. Hopefully that does not happen, for Texans sake.
Apr 29, 2023, 6:28 am - Todd - Lottery News

Online credit card purchases to be banned for Australian gamblers, except for the lottery
Lotteries present a low risk to gambling harm. By Kate Northrop Australians may soon not have the ability to use credit cards for online betting, except for lottery purchases. A new legislation is being proposed by the Australian federal government that would prevent gamblers from placing online bets using a credit card unless they are for the lottery. The new law, expected to be introduced by the government within months, calls back to a parliamentary inquiry from 2021 that rec
May 12, 2023, 8:46 am - Todd - Lottery News

PATR IOTS, AND ALL INTERESTED IN OUR AMERICAN HISTORY
Nota Bene: On this day in 1931, President Herbert Hoover signed into law legislation making The Star-Spangled Banner the nation s official national anthem. Francis Scott Key (1779-1843) composed the poem that became The Star-Spangled Banner on Sept. 14, 1814, after witnessing the massive overnight British bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore harbor, a key assault during the War of 1812. Key, a lawyer, watched the siege while being detained aboard ship by British sailors. He pe
Mar 3, 2024, 2:51 pm - eddessaknight - Mystical Forum

Virginia Lottery retailers refuse to sell tickets to draw attention to skill games amendment
Let's be crystal clear about what's happening here. The government is protecting a revenue source (the lottery). The whole thing about schools and churches is a way to achieve that goal. Any government lottery official reading this would not be happy with me, but although I am a big supporter of the lottery, I am not a shill for the lottery. First they tried banning skill games. That did not work, so they are now trying to limit where they can be played to the point of banning them for a
Apr 18, 2024, 10:55 am - Todd - Lottery News

California couple face felony charges for stealing $135 worth of Iowa Lottery tickets
Couple burglarizes lottery retailer on Christmas Day Includes video report By Kate Northrop A California couple are facing multiple felony charges each after stealing an Iowa Lottery ticket kiosk and attempting to cash $135 worth of winning tickets. Two California residents are facing felony charges as well as potential prison time and thousands in fines over just $135 worth of lottery tickets. Rather than spending it with friends, family, and loved ones, Robert Price and Sam
Jan 11, 2024, 9:12 am - Todd - Lottery News

VIDEO: Is a Nevada Lottery in the cards?
New lottery bill has progressed farther than any other bill of its type in the state By Kate Northrop A bill proposing a Nevada lottery has passed the Assembly vote, making it the farthest a lottery bill has ever progressed in the state. What would normally be a throwaway story about a lottery bill inevitably being shut down in a casino-ridden state has now turned heads when it passed a vote for the first time in Nevada history. Earlier this month, the Nevada Assembly passed a bi
Apr 27, 2023, 5:13 pm - Todd - Lottery News

Court finds that skill games are legal in Pennsylvania
State casinos and lottery to co-exist with skill game machines By Kate Northrop The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court found that unregulated skill games are legal in Pennsylvania, much to the disappointment of online and retail casinos. Unregulated skill games are now considered legal in Pennsylvania after a court order from the Commonwealth Court clarified their stance on whether skill games are considered games of chance or skill. The legality of skill games, as well as what exac
Dec 8, 2023, 7:22 am - Todd - Lottery News

New bill in Wisconsin could allow some lottery winners to remain anonymous
Bill advocates for a balance between transparency and a winner's right to privacy By Kate Northrop A bill was recently introduced in Wisconsin that would allow certain lottery winners to hide their identity when claiming a prize. Some lottery winners might have access to more privacy in Wisconsin should bill LRB-4130 pass, which calls for extended confidentiality for those winning above a certain amount. Representative William Penterman, the bill's primary sponsor, published a pr
Dec 7, 2023, 11:32 am - Todd - Lottery News

Bill to allow Pennsylvania lottery players to claim anonymously passes unanimously in Senate
Senator warns current laws can lead to having a target on your back By Kate Northrop A bill that would allow some lottery winners in Pennsylvania to claim prizes anonymously passed unanimously in the Senate. On Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Senate approved a bill that would allow lottery winners of prizes $100,000 and above to remain anonymous. Senator Lisa Baker, the bill's sponsor, said Senate Bill 373 will provide protection for players' winnings, families, and identities. Th
Sep 21, 2023, 5:58 pm - Todd - Lottery News

$70 million Michigan Powerball winner says lottery winners should be able to remain anonymous
Jackpot winner: winning the lottery is too good to be true because of the fallout that comes after By Kate Northrop A $70 million Powerball lottery winner from Michigan, who won the jackpot back in 2020 , has come forward to argue that lottery winners should be able to choose to remain anonymous. The winner of a $70 million Powerball jackpot feels strongly based on her own experiences that there should be legislation passed allowing lottery winners to claim a prize without revealing
Sep 20, 2023, 5:43 pm - Todd - Lottery News

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