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Man changes his mind about suing Washington Lottery
The Kennewick, Washington, man says he has decided to back off plans to sue the Washington State Lottery Commission over a misleading scratch card game. Ken Goldsmith raised objections with state lottery officials in June claiming the Red Hot 5s scratch card was misleading, giving many ticket holders, including himself, the impression they had won the $55,555 grand prize. (See Washington man to fight state lottery; says new scratch card 'misleading', Lottery Post, June 17, 2013.) After
Sep 2, 2013, 7:41 am - Lottery News

5 Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots still unclaimed
Somewhere out there are five tickets that recently won five major jackpots, including one in Philadelphia and another in South Jersey. It's not surprising that Philadelphia's waiting to find out the identity of the lucky soul who scored a $131.5 million Powerball jackpot. The winning ticket was purchased just 10 days ago at Federal Beer in Point Breeze. The winning numbers: 13, 19, 23, 33 and 57, with Powerball number 28. After all, lottery winners are often advised to first sign the ticke
Jul 7, 2013, 8:03 am - Lottery News

Another lottery contract is under the D.C. Council's microscope
For more than two hours Thursday, a D.C. Council committee discussed the merits of the lottery contract. No, not that lottery contract. Not the one for the city's electronic numbers games, which has been a pox on city politics for five years now, prompting numerous hearings, lawsuits, reports, investigations, newspaper articles, editorials, and much embarrassment. This lottery contact is a smaller one, worth $9.7 million over four years to produce and distribute scratch-off tickets, awarde
Jun 30, 2013, 2:11 pm - Lottery News

High court dismisses Arkansas lottery name lawsuit
A businessman who said he owns trademarks to the lottery's name can't sue the Arkansas Lottery Commission, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. In a 4-3 decision, the high court reversed a lower court's decision and dismissed a lawsuit from Ed Dozier's company, Alpha Marketing, against the lottery commission. The court said the commission is a state entity entitled to sovereign immunity, which prohibits lawsuits against the state. Because a judgment for Alpha would operate to control t
May 31, 2013, 1:12 pm - Lottery News

Arkansas Lottery Commission wants lawsuit dismissed
The Arkansas Lottery Commission says the state Supreme Court should dismiss a lawsuit about the lottery's name. Assistant Attorney General David Curran on Thursday asked the justices to dismiss Alpha Marketing's lawsuit after a lower court last year refused to do so. (See Arkansas Supreme Court hears arguments in lottery trademark suit, Lottery Post, Dec. 9, 2011.) The Lottery Commission has said it should be immune from the lawsuit, but a judge in Pulaski County ruled in 2012 that the
May 9, 2013, 7:53 pm - Lottery News

California family's fight over $51 million lottery jackpot is over
A year after winning the big $51 million Mega Millions jackpot, Bakersfield resident Etta May Urquhart took her son to court saying he commandeered the money and went on a spending spree. (See Woman accuses son of taking $51 million lottery ticket, Lottery Post, May 6, 2012.) Well, that lawsuit has now been quietly dismissed following a settlement agreement. I checked it twice before I went outside because I couldn't believe it, Urquhart told 17 News in May 2011. Grinning from ear t
Mar 28, 2013, 9:42 am - Lottery News

Judge won't give bakery workers partial lottery prize
A Cook County, Illinois, judge on Thursday refused to award a partial payout of a $118 million Mega Millions prize won by employees of a Chicago Heights-based bakery. Twelve employees of the Pita Pan Bakery, 401 E. Joe Orr Road in Chicago Heights, who have taken to calling themselves the Dirty Dozen, have possession of the winning ticket from a May 4 drawing that won them the record-high prize. But another seven employees of the bakery have filed assorted lawsuits in Cook County Circuit Co
Mar 1, 2013, 6:08 pm - Lottery News

DC lottery contract is the subject of a federal probe with numerous officials under scrutiny
A federal grand jury is investigating the awarding of the $38 million contract to run the District of Columbia lottery, a process that raises further questions about corruption in a city government already beleaguered by criminal prosecutions. Although no one has yet been charged in the lottery probe, authorities are looking for evidence of crimes including bribery and illegal steering of contracts, and numerous officials are under scrutiny, according to several people familiar with the probe
Dec 12, 2012, 9:01 am - Lottery News

Beware of sharks swimming in your office lottery pool
Linda Sebastian enjoys her job , but she knows exactly what would happen if the members of her office lottery pool hit their numbers and won Wednesday's record $500 million Powerball jackpot. My group, we'd wipe our whole floor out, she laughed. There'd be nobody left in the office. Even her boss is a member of the pool. I tease him all the time, she said. I say, 'I'll meet you at the lottery headquarters.' But if you join an office lottery pool, you may want to consult a lawyer firs
Nov 28, 2012, 9:15 am - Lottery News

Big lottery winners offer advice, cautionary tales as $500M Powerball drawing approaches
So you just won the $500 million Powerball jackpot, the second highest in lottery history. Now what? Perhaps it's time for a tropical vacation or a new car. There are bills to pay, loans to settle, debts to square. Past winners of mega-lottery drawings and financial planners have some more sound advice: Stick to a budget, invest wisely, learn to say no and be prepared to lose friends while riding an emotional roller-coaster of joy, anxiety, guilt and distrust. I had to adapt to this ne
Nov 28, 2012, 9:08 am - Lottery News