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Iowa Lottery starts its own Pick 3 and Pick 4 drawings
Discontinues shared drawings with Hoosier Lottery By Kate Northrop Iowa Lottery players now have their own in-state versions of Pick 3 and Pick 4 after sharing drawings and results with the neighboring Hoosier Lottery since 2017. Both the Pick 3 and Pick 4 draw games in Iowa will now have winning numbers and drawings that are unique to Iowa only, following a procedural update. Iowa residents have been able to enjoy playing Pick 3 and Pick 4 since 1998 and 2003, respectively, but
Oct 4, 2022, 8:26 am - Lottery News

Lottery rigger Eddie Tipton released on parole
Final decision after back-and-forth fate of convicted former MUSL Security Director By Kate Northrop Convicted lottery rigger Eddie Tipton was released from prison on Friday following a series of events that had his freedom in limbo. According to the Iowa Department of Corrections online prison records, Eddie Tipton, 59, was released from prison in Clarinda, Iowa on parole. Tipton changed lottery history forever when he was sentenced to the maximum 25 years in prison for rigging
Jul 21, 2022, 7:45 am - Lottery News

Parole revoked for lottery rigger Eddie Tipton
Decision to release former security director reversed By Kate Northrop Eddie Tipton, the former MUSL Director of Security who was convicted of rigging multiple lottery drawings in several states, will not be released from prison after his parole was revoked. In January, Tipton re-entered national headlines when the Iowa Board of Parole decided to grant him his release from prison. However, the board revoked his parole in March after an incident involving him in prison came to light
Apr 9, 2022, 5:01 pm - Lottery News

Eddie Tipton released from prison on parole
Convicted lottery rigger continues to plead innocence By Kate Northrop Lottery rigging mastermind Eddie Tipton has been released on parole after serving a prison sentence for 4 years. In 2017, Eddie Tipton, 58, was sentenced to a maximum 25 years in prison for rigging multiple computerized lottery drawings in several states so he and other accomplices could collect multi-million-dollar jackpots. In a plea deal, the former lottery security chief also agreed to pay about $2.2 mil
Jan 31, 2022, 7:44 am - Lottery News

VIDEO: Why we hate computerized drawings
You'll never want to watch an animated lottery drawing again By Kate Northrop If you know Lottery Post, you know we hate computerized drawings, but it's not that we dislike computers and technology... so why all the hate? There are far too many documented incidents that prove again and again why computerized lottery drawings are too risky, no matter how many safety precautions and procedures are in place. Lottery players overwhelmingly prefer traditional ball machine drawings b
Jan 28, 2022, 5:48 pm - Lottery News

NEW VIDEO: The biggest scandal in lottery history
The scam that changed the lottery forever By Kate Northrop It was the hottest scandal and largest invasion of trust in lottery history, something that never should have happened, was predicted by Lottery Post or years, and absolutely could have been prevented. Many lottery players think of a now-retired multi-state game when they hear the name Hot Lotto, but most lottery connoisseurs will remember the long-running drama associated with it, one that changed the lottery industry fore
Aug 27, 2021, 5:14 pm - Lottery News

The transformation of Lucky for Life into a computerized daily drawing
How the popular multi-state game evolved By Kate Northrop In April, state lotteries participating in the popular multi-state Lucky for Life lottery game announced that the game would be moving from bi-weekly drawings to a once-daily draw format. Now that the changeover has officially transpired since last Monday, Jul. 19, Lottery Post took a closer look at how and why the game offering players the opportunity to wi n $1,000 a day for life evolved as a whole. For a little over a week
Jul 28, 2021, 2:12 pm - Lottery News

UPDATE: New Jersey Lottery restores Fast Play sales following glitch
Lottery promises compensation for some players By Kate Northrop The New Jersey Lottery today announced that sales for its Fast Play family of games will be restored this evening after a software issue forced ticket sales offline and provided details regarding compensation for affected tickets. On Tuesday, the Lottery suspended Fast Play sales immediately after discovering a vendor software error. Sales for the Fast Play family of games are scheduled to resume tonight, Apr. 29 at 5:00
Apr 29, 2021, 4:16 pm - Lottery News

Sequential numbers drawn in South Africa Lottery stirs up suspicions of fraud
20 players share the jackpot after consecutive numbers are drawn By Kate Northrop An unusually perfect series of sequential numbers that came up in South Africa's most recent PowerBall drawing has led to accusations of fraud, while others jumped in to defend the integrity of a game based on pure luck and chance. The winning numbers drawn on Tuesday, Dec. 1 were all consecutive numbers, including the PowerBall itself 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and PowerBall 10. 20 people purchased a ticket with t
Dec 3, 2020, 1:03 pm - Lottery News

Kentucky Lottery now using computerized drawings
Coronavirus claims another victim: Real lottery drawings By Todd Northrop Starting today, you will no longer be able to watch how the Kentucky Lottery draws its daily numbers games because the drawings now take place inside a computer program. The daily Pick 3, Pick 4, and CashBall 225 games are all transitioned to computerized drawings starting Monday, and will no longer be drawn using balls and machines. Instead, a dedicated computer system known as a random number generator will rand
Apr 13, 2020, 9:11 am - Lottery News

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