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Man tries to cash in on 1,300 stolen lottery tickets
A construction worker brought 1,300 stolen Iowa Lottery tickets into the Quad-Cities and cashed them at several stops in the area before Bettendorf police caught up with him, police say. Joshua Andrew Jorgensen, 31, was arrested Thursday and faces five felony charges related to illegal use of the lottery tickets. An investigation by the Iowa Lottery Commission and the Bettendorf Police Department showed the following trail of events, according to an affidavit in the case. Jorgensen came in
May 23, 2014, 12:20 pm - Lottery News

Iowa Lottery officials track down $1 million winner
Includes audio report After six months of sleuthing, Iowa Lottery officials made contact with a man who'd won a $1 million Powerball prize back in November but didn't know it because he hadn't checked the ticket. You've heard us say before that we want to see our prizes claimed when someone legitimately has won them, Lottery CEO Terry Rich said Monday. We hope that our work in this situation demonstrates that. Richard Watson of Belton, Mo., claimed his $1 million prize Monday at lotte
May 20, 2014, 10:29 am - Lottery News

Two Iowa Lottery executives leave on same day
Two vice presidents of the Iowa Lottery, which has been struggling to match last year's record profits, departed on the same day last week, and Lottery President Terry Rich isn't saying why they left. Molly Juffernbruch, who had been the lottery's general legal counsel, and Jack Schroeder, who had been vice president of operations and systems, both stopped working at the Iowa Lottery on Thursday, state officials confirmed. Both had worked for the state-run lottery for about four years, and
May 14, 2014, 10:07 am - Lottery News

Iowa Lottery no longer sharing Illinois Lottery drawings
State started conducting its own Pick 3 and Pick 4 drawings Wednesday Starting this week, it won't be share and share alike for Iowa Lottery players anymore. Beginning Wednesday, April 16, Iowa Lottery players finally got their own Pick 3 and Pick 4 lottery numbers. Iowa has been sharing Pick 3 and Pick 4 numbers with Illinois since the games were introduced, in 1998 and 2003, respectively. The time of the drawings also changed slightly, as did the deadline by which players must purchas
Apr 17, 2014, 8:38 pm - Lottery News

Lottery winners share their good fortune
In walked the Bondurant multimillionaires. She wore a sweatshirt, he a Chicago Bears jacket. They sat down and ate deli slices of ham with their hands off paper plates. Mary Lohse hit the $202 million Powerball jackpot 18 months ago, the second-biggest lottery win ever in Iowa, which kept her husband, Brian, from hunger. What's on your if-I-win list? Unhook the phone, run off and begin life as a full-time consumer? The Lohses kept the same telephone number they've had for 14 years, beca
Mar 24, 2014, 8:21 am - Lottery News

Man wins $200,000 playing Pick 4
Wiley Tuley is a lucky, lucky man. The retired electronics technician from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, won $200,000 in Thursday's evening drawing of the Iowa Lottery's Pick 4 game. Tuley actually won the game multiple times in the single drawing, which was why his prize was so large. He bought 14 tickets, with three plays per ticket. He played different combinations of the same four numbers 1, 9, 4, 3, his birth year for each of the plays. Those four numbers were all winners, which means he won a
Feb 21, 2014, 9:44 pm - Lottery News

Man wins $1M in Powerball after playing same numbers for 20 years
A dedicated lottery player has won a $1 million Powerball prize after playing the same numbers every week for two decades. Robert Winburn, 49, from Urbandale, Iowa, got his lucky numbers after assigning numbers to the letters of the alphabet and uses the corresponding numbers in his last name as his Powerball numbers. Previously he had only ever won $100 in one drawing. But his luck changed on Saturday night after he bought a ticket from a gas station. Winburn matched the first five num
Feb 19, 2014, 9:00 am - Lottery News

Iowa and Minnesota lotteries kick off new multi-state game
Includes video report By Todd Northrop The Minnesota and Iowa state lotteries have unveiled a new two-state game in which players win the prize by matching all of the numbers or none of them. In the new game, called All or Nothing, players choose 12 numbers from a pool of 24. There are 10 different ways to win prizes by matching various numbers, but the top prize of $100,000 is won by matching either all the numbers drawn or none of them. Tickets cost $1 each, and drawings are held t
Jan 28, 2014, 9:59 am - Lottery News

Lottery jackpot probe heats up after immunity deal
Investigators trying to unravel the mystery behind a bogus claim for a $14.3 million multi-state Hot Lotto jackpot won in Iowa in 2011 have received valuable information from a man in Canada who was granted limited immunity, state officials said Tuesday. A month ago, investigators traveled to Canada to conduct an interview after reaching an agreement in which a person of interest was promised the information given would not be used against him, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation assistan
Oct 8, 2013, 11:24 pm - Lottery News

7 state lotteries join forces for multi-state raffle
Tickets on sale Sept. 8 by Todd Northrop Seven United States lotteries will offer a first-of-its-kind multi-state raffle that goes on sale in about a week. Called the Multi-state Millions Raffle (and possibly other names in the participating states), it's guaranteed to hand out $1 million prizes just how many depends on how many of the $10 tickets are sold in the participating states. All of the lotteries are looking for new ideas and new games and new things to do to generate reven
Aug 30, 2013, 4:34 pm - Lottery News