More lottery winners using trusts to accept prizes anonymously
They tried to pass legislation earlier this year in Michigan to allow lottery winners to remain anonymous but it has stalled out in the senate. Boo Hiss!
HB 4433, Michigan: Gaming; Lottery; Multistate Lottery Games; Allow Winner to remain anonymous. Amends Sec. 25 of 1972 PA 239 (MCL 432.25).
Today, 5:33 am - - Lottery News forum
Illinois border states report increased lottery sales
A Republican Governor plus a Democrat legislation equals gridlock. Electing a Democrat Governor with a Republican legislation will be the same. The real problem is checks are issued to some agencies, but the lottery winners fund isn't one of them. Add that to the fact paying off lottery winners is not a priority.
Oct 27, 2015, 8:54 pm - - Lottery News forum
Bill would allow Florida Lottery tickets to be sold online
Capitalizing on a recent change in federal law, legislation has been filed to allow the Florida Lottery to sell tickets online.
The bill, SB 270 by Sen. Gwen Margolis (D-Miami Beach), is aimed at broadening the Lottery's revenue base to include out-of-state customers and occasional players who might be enticed to play more frequently if online tickets were an option. Last year, the Lottery posted a record $5.5 billion in sales.
Several states have have already taken advantage of the federa ...
Sep 16, 2015, 8:06 am - - Lottery News forum
Last try for Alabama lottery dies in Senate committee
Legislation that would have authorized a public vote to establish an Alabama Powerball like lottery died this afternoon in a state Senate committee.
The bill, sponsored by Sen. Paul Sanford, R-Huntsville, was effectively killed when a majority of senators in the Tourism and Marketing Committee voted against it. That included both Republicans and Democrats.
Democrats said Sanford's power ball lottery which would see the state team with other states to offer a lottery would not generate as m ...
Sep 14, 2015, 8:54 am - - Lottery News forum
Is there an attorney willing to look into this case/matter NYS lottery Do we have a case?
You know what I like the petition idea. if and IF is a big word., we can get 100,000 people to sign it would force the president of the U.S. to look into the matter which could get the NYS legislation to do something about it.
Aug 23, 2015, 1:08 pm - - Instant ("Scratch-Off") Games forum
$136M Powerball winner sued for 'dooring' cyclist
It is not US Laws that are attacking motorists, it is the bicycle advocates in certain states that create bad legislation.
And if the law says the very subjective opening a car door in an unsafe manner , it's terrible legislation.
Jun 27, 2015, 1:08 pm - - Lottery News forum
Arizona $188.9M Powerball winner claims prize
'Earlier this year, state lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a bill that prevents lottery winners' identities from being released for 90 days after a prize claim. However the new law doesn't take effect until July 3.
The Arizona Lottery in this case appears to have granted the Powerball winner the rights allowed under the new legislation, even though it is not yet officially enacted.'
At long last, some Common Sense!
Jun 17, 2015, 1:22 am - - Lottery News forum
Ok so i found a problem with online lotto here in australia
Maybe Australia being a colony of Britain .
Australia became an independent nation on 1 January 1901 when the British Parliament passed legislation allowing the six Australian colonies to govern in their own right as part of the Commonwealth of Australia. The Commonwealth of Australia was established as a constitutional monarchy.
Jun 13, 2015, 9:19 pm - - Lottery Discussion forum
Wow WA Lotto might shut down due to budget..
Found the history of the Washington Lottery legislation and the lottery fund was redirected to the general fund in 2009 and a portion ($100 million) was directed to the Opportunity Pathways Account in 2010.
Jun 10, 2015, 2:32 pm - - Lottery Discussion forum
GOP proposal would open door to lottery, casinos in Alabama
The Alabama news people believe the state legislation will pass a bill legalizing a lottery and casino gambling.
May 5, 2015, 7:29 pm - - Lottery News forum