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$133.2 million Powerball lottery winner played same numbers for 30 years
By Todd Northrop Sometimes persistence does pay off. Colorado's biggest lottery jackpot winner in state history says she has played the same five numbers in the lottery every week, without fail, for the past 30 years. On Wednesday, Grand Junction area resident Judy Finchum claimed a $133.2 million Powerball jackpot, won in the Saturday, Sept. 16 drawing, making her the biggest jackpot winner ever in the state, and only the third Colorado player to win a Powerball jackpot. Judy has pl
Sep 21, 2017, 10:21 am - Lottery News

The 5 lottery jackpots Tipton and his friends stole
Eddie Tipton, the now-infamous former security chief at the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL), is accused of installing software on Random Number Generators that allowed him to predict winning combinations for drawings that occurred on three dates every non-leap year Nov. 23, Dec. 29 and May 27. So far, Tipton and his associates have been linked to winning tickets in five states between 2005 and 2011. Here are the details: Colorado, Nov. 23, 2005: Tipton's brother Tommy Tipton, a Tex
Jun 20, 2017, 8:01 am - Lottery News

Homeless man wins $50,000 Colorado Lottery scratch-off prize
By Todd Northrop A Kentucky native who fell on hard times in Colorado recently had a change of fortune when he won $50,000 in the state's lottery. Colorado Lottery officials say Adam H. claimed the jackpot from the Poker Celebration game on Feb. 23. He'll receive $35,500 after taxes are withheld. Colorado state law allows lottery winners to be identified by first name and last initial to provide partial protection of a winner's identity. Adam H. was living at the Denver Rescue Missio
Mar 4, 2017, 12:33 pm - Lottery News

Woman quit job days before winning $3.3M lottery
The Aurora, Colorado, woman who won a $3.3 million jackpot last Friday was still in shock when she came into the Denver claims office a week later, according to state lottery officials. Identified only by her first name, Yahnique, the big winner purchased the winning ticket at King Soopers located at 1155 South Havana in Aurora. The winning numbers were 10, 14, 25, 30, 31, and 32. Her total earnings? $3,312,287. Yahnique had just resigned from her job as a certified nursing assistant.
Feb 6, 2017, 9:28 am - Lottery News

Man files lawsuit over rigged lottery jackpots
Hopes to achieve class action certification Hundreds of thousands of lottery players who were allegedly cheated by an insider's long-running scheme to rig jackpots should be reimbursed for their losing tickets, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday that seeks class action certification. Lawyers filed the consumer fraud case against the Multi-State Lottery Association, the Iowa-based nonprofit that helps administer games that are offered by state lotteries. It alleges the association faile
Jan 4, 2017, 8:56 pm - Lottery News

Colorado siblings win lottery by playing the same numbers
A pair of Colorado siblings won a collective $250,000 when they played the same lottery numbers in the same Powerball drawing. Thinh D. of Denver told Colorado Lottery officials she chose numbers that she felt were lucky and her faith in the numbers inspired her brother, Phu D., to play a near-identical ticket. The only difference between the two lottery tickets was Thinh chose the Powerplay option, making her jackpot $200,000 to her brother's $50,000. The siblings said they bought thei
Sep 21, 2016, 2:48 pm - Lottery News

Colorado homeless man wins $500,000 in lottery
A Colorado man who had been homeless for more than six years finally got a little bit of luck Friday when he won $500,000 on a scratch-off lottery ticket. Michael Engfors, 60, was born and raised in Aspen. After struggling with alcoholism, losing his business, and getting a divorce, he has been homeless for more than six years. Michael has seen a bottom that has pushed him right to the edge, Jeremy Kowalis with the Aspen Homeless Shelter said. But Michael never gave up. He knew that if he
Dec 8, 2015, 7:39 am - Lottery News

Computerized drawing nightmare: Colorado, Wisconsin jackpots may have been rigged Authorities say criminal enterprise ongoing for years Includes video report By Todd Northrop Authorities on Friday filed new charges against a former Iowa Lottery security officer who was convicted months ago of rigging a Hot Lotto game so he could win a $14 million jackpot. Authorities are now asking the public to report any similar cases around the country. Representatives for the Iowa Lottery a
Oct 9, 2015, 8:50 pm - Lottery News

VIDEO: See what it's like to win a Colorado Lottery prize
Includes video report Jitters. Pounding hearts. Shaky hands. Tears of joy. If you've ever imagined what it must be like to win a Colorado Lottery Second-Chance Drawing, get ready to experience all of those winning moments. This week, the Lottery released a Prize Surprise compilation video, featuring winning reactions from more than a dozen Lottery winners from across Colorado. All of the winners entered non-winning tickets online in Second-Chance Drawings for prizes up to $1 million.
Aug 19, 2015, 9:14 am - Lottery News

$90M Colorado Powerball winner claims prize
Includes video report The winner of the largest lottery jackpot in Colorado history claimed his prize in Grand Junction on Wednesday afternoon. Claude Al G., who didn't want to give his last name, said he and his wife, Jackie, will do some traveling. Beyond that, he said he has no plans about what he wants to buy with the largest jackpot in Colorado history. In fact, Have fun is what Al said his plan was when asked Wednesday what he plans to do with the $90 million Powerball jackpot.
Aug 14, 2014, 9:18 am - Lottery News

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