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Defrauded lottery winner finally gets apology -- and money
More than five years after Bob Edmonds called the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to complain that he may have been defrauded out of a winning Super 7 ticket, he has an apology and the right to speak freely. But he still doesn't have the full $250,000 he originally won in the August 2001 draw. The 82-year-old cancer survivor and resident of Coboconk, Ont., only ended up with a total of $202,000, after a lengthy legal proceeding against the lottery corporation. The details of the
Oct 30, 2006, 5:51 am - Lottery News

Update: French arrests of BWIN Executives
Arrests called 'scandalous' by company; French lottery monopolists may be behind the moves Friday's surprise arrests in France of two senior BWIN executives introducing a company sponsorship to the AS Monaco football club elicited an immediate expression of outrage from the Austrian public company. French lottery officials admitted the detentions were inspired by similar US Department of Justice attacks against international businessmen visiting the United States recently. BWIN joint ma
Sep 16, 2006, 1:42 pm - Lottery News

Lottery win ends in lawsuit
Former common-law couple at war after winning $21 million in 6/49 It's a perfectly ordinary-looking convenience store at the corner of King Street East and Union Street in Preston. One Stop Convenience sells junk food, cigarettes and basic groceries definitely no caviar or diamonds. But according to a lawsuit filed in a Brampton court, the owner of the modest convenience store has a lottery ticket worth $21 million and he's trying to keep it all to himself. Young Hee Cho is alleg
Sep 1, 2006, 7:18 am - Lottery News

Reporter honored for lottery coverage
Steve Geissinger, the Sacramento bureau chief for ANG Newspapers, received a national award Friday night from the Association of Capital Reporters and Editors for coverage of California's controversial entrance into the multi-state Mega Millions lottery. Geissinger won third place. The association is composed of journalists from the capitals of all 50 states. Early last year Geissinger began writing more than two dozen lottery stories, which also appeared in the Los Angeles Daily News and
Aug 7, 2006, 11:38 am - Lottery News

Man appeals dismissal of lottery lawsuit
Robert W. Palese isn't folding just yet. The 49-year-old Bear resident filed an appeal in Delaware Supreme Court last week challenging a judge's decision to dismiss his claim that he was entitled to a $5 million lottery prize even though he lost the winning ticket in a laundry mishap. Last month, Chancery Court Vice Chancellor John W. Noble said Palese didn't have a claim because he no longer had the wining ticket. He was disappointed at the decision, said Palese's attorney, Patrick J
Jul 25, 2006, 7:43 am - Lottery News

Texas Lottery hires interim director to full-time post
FLASH: New lottery director may change computerized Megaplier to real lottery ball drawing, expert says computerized drawings flawed Anthony Sadberry, a longtime Houston attorney who led a reorganization of the Texas Lottery in the past five months as acting director, was named the agency's permanent head Wednesday. Sadberry's hiring was widely expected among agency observers and staff, many of whom have praised his straightforward and hands-on approach. Commission Chairman C. Tom Clow
Jun 29, 2006, 11:12 am - Lottery News

Indiana Lottery may spend $1M to settle lawsuit
A lawsuit over a winning $5 scratch-off lottery ticket may end up costing the state of Indiana more than $1 million. Indianapolis resident Tom H. Smith bought a $2 instant win ticket in 1996 and won $5. But he didn't try to collect the prize until months later and was told it was too late for the payout. Smith appealed to lottery headquarters, saying he had no way of knowing the game had ended, and eventually filed a lawsuit against the Hoosier Lottery. Others joined the lawsuit, sayi
Jun 26, 2006, 7:09 am - Lottery News

Family sues lottery ticket finder
Winner picked ticket out of the trash, family rejected offer of one-third of jackpot The heirs of a Blackstone man who tossed away a $1 million scratch ticket are suing the man who picked it out of the garbage, alleging he stole it. Daniel Donovan, the executor of his father Kevin Donovan's estate, filed suit May 26 against Edward St. John, who found the ticket, and Joseph Sullivan, the executive director of the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission. The lawsuit, filed in Worcester Sup
Jun 14, 2006, 8:09 am - Lottery News

California judge rules in favor of Mega Millions lottery
California Lottery officials announced Tuesday that the Sacramento Superior Court ruled that California's participation in the multi-state Mega Millions game is legal and that the California Lottery is authorized to operate the game in the state. The court further stated that the Lottery Commission is lawfully operating and the Mega Millions' joint operation in California does not require specific legislative approval. The ruling is a crushing blow to a small but vocal anti-lottery group,
Jun 8, 2006, 3:54 pm - Lottery News

Whittaker sued by casino over bad checks
Caesars casino is suing the winner of a $315 million lottery jackpot, claiming he bounced checks worth $1.5 million trying to cover gambling losses. Jack Whittaker, whose Powerball win in 2002 was at the time the largest undivided lottery jackpot, claims he doesn't owe the money. In a filing made in response to Caesars lawsuit, Whittaker said the casino actually owes him money because it agreed to give him a percentage of revenue from a slot machine he developed and to credit his gambling
Jun 8, 2006, 7:24 am - Lottery News