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Ga. man throws away -- then recovers -- $10,000 in winning Cash 4 lottery tickets
By Todd Northrop Imagine having lottery tickets worth $10,000, and then realizing you had thrown them away. That's precisely what happened to Cedric Jackson of Rome, Georgia, over the weekend. But the story doesn't end there. Jackson was a regular customer at Rick's Food Mart, 2000 N. Broad St., and went to the store early Saturday morning to buy new Cash 4 tickets. He has played the lottery every day for five years, picking the same numbers for weeks until he wins a prize. Friday ...
Aug 4, 2015, 8:23 pm - Lottery News forum

Wyoming Lottery refuses to release individual salaries
The Wyoming Lottery Corp. wants to keep its salaries and benefits secret from the public, with officials saying disclosure will hurt the new organization from a competitive standpoint. The Casper Star-Tribune sent a records request to the lottery, asking for compensation of executives and board members. CEO Jon Clontz denied the request May 8. The lottery and newspaper disagree in the interpretation of the 2013 law that created the organization. Lottery officials argue it is a private c ...
May 18, 2015, 7:13 am - Lottery News forum

Former Georgia Lottery official files whistleblower lawsuit
A former top finance official with the Georgia Lottery has filed a whistleblower lawsuit claiming that he was fired after refusing to present inflated sales projections. Kenneth Knight, former vice president for financial management at the Georgia Lottery, names the lottery and its president, Debbie Alford, in the lawsuit. Knight argues that he was pressured by Alford and his boss to present the lottery board with flawed sales projections in April 2014. Knight says in the lawsuit that he t ...
Apr 25, 2015, 6:28 pm - Lottery News forum

Georgia Lottery has first Jumbo Bucks Lotto jackpot winner
Winning ticket worth $2.1M was sold in Tennille By Todd Northrop A Georgia Lottery retailer in Tennille has sold the first Jumbo Bucks Lotto with Cash Match jackpot-winning ticket, worth $2.1 million. The lucky jackpot ticket for Thursday's drawing was purchased at Hungry Hunter, 91 N. Fourth St., Tennille. Winning numbers from the drawing were 7, 18, 27, 28, 36, and 46. The winner has 180 days from the draw date to claim. Seventeen players around the state each won the game's $50 ...
Apr 3, 2015, 8:47 pm - Lottery News forum

Georgia Lottery launches new Georgia-only lotto game
By Todd Northrop The Georgia Lottery tonight is kicking off the first drawing of its latest Georgia-only lotto game: Jumbo Bucks Lotto with Cash Match. The new game combines a classic lotto draw game with an instant-win component, and is the first time the game concept has been offered in the state of Georgia. Jumbo Bucks Lotto with Cash Match offers jackpots starting at $1 million. The jackpot will continue to grow until there is a jackpot winner. Additionally, players can select Ca ...
Feb 23, 2015, 11:15 am - Lottery News forum

$380 MILLION: Massive sales push Powerball jackpot higher
Now 10th-largest jackpot in US history By Todd Northrop Due to larger than expected sales volume, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has raised the official Powerball lottery jackpot estimate for Saturday's drawing to $380 million. The updated jackpot figure propelled Saturday's drawing into the top 10 highest jackpots in United States lottery history. (See the top 25 annuity and cash value jackpots below.) The all-important lump-sum cash value of the jackpot has been raised ...
Feb 6, 2015, 2:04 pm - Lottery News forum

$360 MILLION: Powerball jackpot surges on rollover
6th-largest cash value in US history By Todd Northrop This weekend Powerball will be the hot ticket, featuring a jackpot larger than any other United States lottery drawing in almost a year. The new high-water mark of $360 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Wednesday night's $324.7 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Saturday's Powerball jackpot is $250.5 million the 6th-largest ever recorded in United Stat ...
Feb 6, 2015, 9:35 am - Lottery News forum

Georgia woman accused of scheme to steal lottery winnings
A Georgia woman has been indicted in Missouri on charges that stole nearly half a million dollars in lottery winnings from a 60-year-old victim. Freya Pearson, 41, of Georgia and formerly of Kansas City, Mo., was charged last month in a nine-count indictment by a federal grand jury in Kansas City, according to Don Ledford, public affairs officer for the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Western District of Missouri. The indictment, according to Ledford, alleges that Pearson convinced her victi ...
Nov 12, 2014, 12:04 pm - Lottery News forum

$321 MILLION: Mega Millions jackpot is red hot
20th-largest U.S. jackpot of all time By Todd Northrop The multi-state Mega Millions lottery game continued its months-long climb Friday night, and is now at the point where jackpot rolls are sharply increased. After nobody won Friday night's grand prize, the Mega Millions jackpot grew to an estimated $321 million the largest since a $414 million Mega Millions jackpot was split between two tickets from Florida and Maryland on March 18, 2014. (See Florida couple, nearly penniless, claim ...
Nov 1, 2014, 1:09 pm - Lottery News forum

Georgia man wins $1M on forgotten lottery ticket
A Savannah, Georgia, resident realized this week that it was no trick when he found a forgotten lottery ticket that led to a major treat: a $1 million prize. David Bramble, 42, matched the first five numbers from the July 9 Powerball drawing, winning a $1 million prize. Georgia Lottery representatives presented Bramble with an oversized check Wednesday at the Georgia Lottery District Office in Savannah. His lucky lottery ticket went unnoticed for three months. I had these tickets th ...
Oct 30, 2014, 9:03 am - Lottery News forum

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