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Store clerk tricks Tennessee father and steals $1 million winning lottery ticket
Cashier who stole prize arrested Includes video report By Kate Northrop A Tennessee Lottery retailer clerk has been arrested after tricking a local father and stealing his winning ticket worth $1 million. A Tennessee man almost lost out on a $1 million prize he didn't even know about after a retailer clerk tricked him into thinking he hadn't won anything. Meet Patel, 23, has been put behind bars after getting caught stealing a $1 million winning lottery ticket from a customer
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UK National Lottery potential victim to worldwide "blue screen of death" catastrophe
Website and app completely offline, players unable to buy or cash tickets By Kate Northrop In what is being dubbed the largest IT outage in history, the U.K. National Lottery may have fallen victim to the Blue Screen of Death update over the weekend, after their website and mobile app were completely taken offline, leaving thousands of players unable to cash or buy tickets. A severe global IT outage caused by a botched CrowdStrike update jammed up emergency services, healthcare, tech
Jul 22, 2024, 4:54 pm - Lottery News

Virginia woman wins $180,000 in a single Pick 5 drawing
Six $30,000 prizes in just one day By Kate Northrop Buying six tickets for one Pick 5 drawing paid off for one Virginia woman, who ended up winning $180,000 in a single drawing. One lucky Virginia lottery player turned a $30,000 prize into $180,000 after all six of her tickets came up winners in one Pick 5 drawing. Latoya Burke presented six winning tickets to the Virginia Lottery, all with the same combination and for the same Pick 5 June 5 Day drawing. Burke bought her tick
Jul 22, 2024, 7:34 am - Lottery News

Rhode Island university president forgot about $1 million Mega Millions lottery ticket in a drawer
Million-dollar ticket sat untouched for five months By Kate Northrop A university president bought a Mega Millions lottery ticket, placed it in a drawer, and forgot about it for five months, unaware of the fact that it had won a $1 million prize. Ioannis Miaoulis, the president of Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island, thought it would be fun to buy a lottery ticket, but that ticket sat in his drawer for five months before he discovered it won $1 million in a Mega Millio
Jul 20, 2024, 9:17 am - Lottery News

$180 million Powerball winners embroiled in court battle after losing $20M to financial advisor
Mismanagement cost Powerball jackpot winners money and time By Kate Northrop A Minnesota couple who won a $180.1 million Powerball jackpot in 2008 have come forward to talk about how they lost millions to their financial advisor's poor management and spent five years embroiled in court battles. Two Powerball winners of a $180.1 million jackpot lost a significant portion of their lottery prize after a financial business they entrusted their winnings to sunk their portfolio. Paul a
Jul 18, 2024, 2:39 pm - Lottery News

Calif. Lottery Daily Derby software glitch created faulty 'Quick Pick' tickets, possibly for years
Lottery announces game promotion to account for error Error only happened under certain conditions By Kate Northrop The California Lottery's Daily Derby game was affected by a software glitch that could potentially limit the number of possible combinations a player could receive on their ticket, if their plays were purchased in specific ways. Following the discovery of a software error in the Daily Derby game, the California Lottery announced a compensatory promotion that will in
Jul 16, 2024, 7:55 pm - Lottery News

Birthday present for Massachusetts man turns out to be $1 million a year for life lottery prize
High-value lottery win is a hard birthday present to top By Kate Northrop A Massachusetts man won the birthday present of a lifetime after scooping the first top prize in a $50 scratch-off game that awards $1 million a year for life. It's going to be hard for future birthday presents to top the one a Massachusetts lottery player received on a $50 scratch-off ticket. A Massachusetts lottery player, whose name was not released by the Massachusetts Lottery, claimed the first top pri
Jul 16, 2024, 7:13 am - Lottery News

West Virginia man diagnosed with cancer thankful for $140,001 Ohio Lottery Rolling Cash 5 jackpot
Lottery player crosses border to play the lottery and finds himself luckier than before By Kate Northrop A West Virginia man who has been battling cancer is thankful for his $140,001 Rolling Cash 5 jackpot prize in the Ohio Lottery, calling the win a blessing. The $140,001 Ohio Lottery Rolling Cash 5 jackpot win will greatly help one West Virginia resident, whose newfound windfall will help him and his family amidst a difficult sickness. Melvin Stubbs III of West Virginia was ov
Jul 15, 2024, 7:09 am - Lottery News

£1 million EuroMillions lottery winner delivering babies as a midwife one decade later
Millionaire Midwife had no plans to give up on her passion By Kate Northrop A midwife who won a 1 million (US$1.29 million) EuroMillions lottery prize in 2014 never gave up her passion for her role in helping new parents and is still delivering babies a decade after the win. Ruth Breen had no plans to quit her job after winning 1 million in the lottery and has helped thousands of new mothers and fathers as they entered parenthood for the first time. Giving up my role as a midwife
Jul 13, 2024, 8:40 am - Lottery News

Connecticut Lottery moves draw studio and discontinues live drawings
Drawings to move exclusively online for viewing on the web By Kate Northrop The Connecticut Lottery announced that it is relocating its draw studio and that drawings will no longer be aired on live television. Connecticut Lottery drawings will be exclusively viewable online starting this month following a relocation of the draw studio, a press release from the Lottery revealed. In August, the Connecticut Lottery completed a move to its new Wallingford headquarters , about a 30-mi
Jul 12, 2024, 6:51 am - Lottery News

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