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Woman sues TV station over lottery numbers error
A Fort Lee, New Jersey, woman who says she thought fortune had smiled on her with a $250,000 winner in a 2009 Mega Millions drawing is suing WABC-TV for allegedly broadcasting the wrong winning numbers and leaving her devastated when she discovered she had won nothing. Rakel Daniele is seeking $75,000 in damages from WABC-TV, American Broadcasting Co., the Walt Disney Co. and an unidentified Jane Doe in a lawsuit that was transferred to federal District Court in Newark last week from state Su
Feb 27, 2011, 8:25 am - Lottery News

Lottery scam victims finally get $12.5M jackpot
They had to wait seven years, but seven Ontario men each collected checks for more than $2 million Thursday, their share of a lottery win originally awarded to a woman now facing fraud charges. The men, all friends and former co-workers who lay cable for a living, will each receive $2.1 million their share of the original $12.5 million jackpot plus $2.3 million in interest for a total of $14.8 million split seven ways. The men bought the ticket jointly while working together at a construct
Jan 28, 2011, 10:24 am - Lottery News

Christmastime battle over lottery jackpot
A lottery lawsuit is all the talk in The Villages. A group of friends hit the Florida Lotto jackpot, but one single dollar has led to a fight over $16 million. It's known as Florida's friendliest neighborhood, but there's scandal at the Hacienda Hills Country Club. Yeah, yeah. Everybody knows, golfer Otto Strunck told local media. Eight employees and players are in a tug of war. The controversy is over a Florida lotto ticket, a winning ticket worth $16 million. It'd be an awful sha
Dec 24, 2010, 9:04 am - Lottery News

Ontario lottery players finally get their share of jackpot
Fifth claimant pulled out of lawsuit early; won't get share Santa Claus is finally coming to town for four local families who've waited almost three years to see him. Slawomir Kowalewski, a former employee of Powco Steel Co. who believed that he'd been duped out of his share of a $24,520,300 Lotto 6/49 jackpot on Jan. 16, 2008, is one of four recipients of this week's settlement of approximately $4 million from the Ontario Lottery Gaming Corp. (OLGC). I'm so happy for my family and my
Dec 13, 2010, 11:51 am - Lottery News

Man files 27 lawsuits over alleged lost lottery ticket
Finders keepers, losers weepers? Not in Isaac Mendez's book. Seven years ago, the former Jersey City resident lost a lawsuit in which he claimed to be the original purchaser of a $4 million New Jersey lottery ticket. But that court defeat hasn't stopped Mendez from pursuing the millions he claims is rightfully his. On Sept. 16, 2002, a New Jersey Pick 6 lottery ticket was sold from the Sunshine Grocery store in Hoboken. Mendez, who lived in Jersey City at the time, claimed he bought the
Dec 7, 2010, 9:04 am - Lottery News

Ex-wife gets millions from lottery winner 10 years after leaving him
A UK man who won $90 million in the lottery has been ordered to share his winnings with his ex-wife, who left him for another man 10 years ago. Nigel Page, 43, had offered to give ex-wife Wendy who is the mother of his 13-year-old daughter $1.6 million as a gift, but she responded by seeing a lawyer and fighting for four times as much. The court awarded Wendy a lump sum of $3.2 million which she can spend as she wishes after Page's push for it to be put into a trust for his daughter was re
Nov 22, 2010, 8:09 pm - Lottery News

Mass. Lottery ads still on radio two days after Cahill agreed to a halt
Radio spots from a million-dollar advertising blitz for the Massachusetts Lottery continued to run yesterday, two days after state Treasurer Timothy P. Cahill, an independent gubernatorial candidate, said he would stop airing the taxpayer funded advertisements. A spokesman for the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission said the ads would cease by last night, adding that the process for killing a major ad campaign took some time. The lottery said the ads could not have been stopped immediately
Oct 17, 2010, 7:34 pm - Lottery News

Mass. Lottery ad creates election controversy
Just 18 days ahead of Election Day, the Massachusetts Lottery now says it is pulling its ads from the air after accusations that the Cahill campaign may have been trying to benefit from them. Massachusetts state attorney general Martha Coakley will be investigating to see if there was any collaboration between Cahill's campaign and the state lottery. As part of his job as Massachusetts treasurer, Cahill oversees the lottery and has agreed to pull the multi-million dollar ad blitz while the al
Oct 15, 2010, 4:41 pm - Lottery News

Canadian family charged with stealing $12.5M lottery jackpot
Search is on for rightful owner of winning ticket Are you the victim of an alleged $12.5-million lottery jackpot theft? Ontario police say someone else celebrated with what should have been your happy dance. The rightful owner of the Super 7 ticket was defrauded of the winnings nearly seven years ago, police say. Meanwhile, investigators allege the family accused of stealing the winnings lived in the lap of luxury multiple homes and BMW and Mercedes vehicles were among their big-ticket
Sep 30, 2010, 8:23 am - Lottery News

W. Va. official wins $79M Powerball lottery jackpot
For about two hours, Berkeley County Magistrate W. Randy Smith believed he had come close, but that he didn't win Saturday's $79 million Powerball jackpot. On call Sunday morning at the Berkeley County Judicial Center to hold arraignment hearings, Smith asked his assistant, Mary D. Angelo, to look at the ticket that he bought from the ROCS store at 39 Kelly Island Road near Martinsburg. The ticket matched the winning numbers of 7, 10, 12, 22, 27 and the Powerball 26. Smith said the compute
Aug 24, 2010, 9:18 am - Lottery News