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Quaker Oats workers claim $241 million Powerball jackpot
Winners hold press conference but don't reveal names Includes video report Winners of a $241 million Powerball jackpot, the largest ever won by an Iowa Lottery player, claimed their prize Wednesday in Des Moines, but they refused to identify themselves. A bus carrying about 50 people from Cedar Rapids pulled up to Iowa Lottery headquarters on Grand Avenue shortly before noon. The group included almost all of the 20 workers from the Quaker Oats plant in Cedar Rapids who jointly purchased
Jun 21, 2012, 10:06 am - Lottery News

Powerball lottery jackpot makes Iowa history
$241 million Powerball ticket is bought at Cedar Rapids Hy-Vee Winners might be Quaker Oats workers Will the winner or winners of the biggest lottery jackpot in Iowa history please step forward? Cedar Rapids residents were busy speculating Thursday on the identities of possible lucky ticket holders after the Iowa Lottery announced that a single ticket sold at a Hy-Vee grocery store there was the sole winner of a $241 million jackpot in Wednesday night's multi-state Powerball drawing. No
Jun 15, 2012, 8:08 am - Lottery News

Iowa Lottery to give away millions from jackpot mystery
Share of expired Powerball jackpot sold in Georgia also to be given away A secret winner's loss will be some lucky Iowans' gain. The Iowa Lottery announced plans Friday to give away $2 million in cash prizes, including a $1 million prize at the Iowa State Fair, with the state's share of a leftover jackpot that went unpaid after a New York lawyer refused to explain how he ended up with the winning ticket. We're going to see if we can have better luck the second time around, Iowa Lottery
Feb 26, 2012, 8:52 am - Lottery News

Iowa Legislators satisfied with Lottery's handling of mystery jackpot winner
State lawmakers gave Iowa Lottery officials high marks Tuesday for the way they handled the mysterious circumstances surrounding a winning Hot Lotto jackpot that went unclaimed when attorneys representing a trust that turned in a valid ticket withdrew a claim for the multimillion-dollar prize last week. That's the damndest thing I've every heard of, Sen. Tom Courtney, D-Burlington, said after lottery officials walked members of the Legislature's Oversight Committee through a 13-month saga th
Feb 1, 2012, 7:43 am - Lottery News

$14.3 million Hot Lotto prize claim withdrawn
Includes video report Someone really doesn't want to be a multimillionaire. Crawford Shaw, the enigmatic 76-year-old New York attorney who represented a trust attempting to claim a Hot Lotto jackpot worth as much as $14.3 million, abruptly withdrew any claim to the money Thursday evening. Apparently even Shaw doesn't know the identity of the person or persons behind Hexham Investments Trust, the group that sought the prize. Shaw told Iowa Lottery officials that the trust was a corporati
Jan 27, 2012, 7:16 pm - Lottery News

Lawyer gives up $14 million Iowa lottery ticket claim
Strangest winner story ever? Lawyer sacrifices $14 million jackpot to prevent lottery from learning the winner's identity The New York lawyer who tried to redeem a multi-million dollar lottery ticket in Iowa last month only to have his claim called into question by officials demanding to know who he represented is giving up the quest for the jackpot. Crawford Shaw, 76, said on Thursday he was withdrawing his claim to a Hot Lotto ticket worth up to $14.3 million because I'm not going to arg
Jan 26, 2012, 8:02 pm - Lottery News

Iowa Lottery threatens to deny jackpot payout if winner stays anonymous
Unprecidented move by lottery may include criminal investigation Includes video report By Todd Northrop Iowa Lottery officials have set a 3 p.m. Friday deadline for the mystery winner of a multi-million dollar Hot Lotto jackpot to reveal themselves or their claim on the prize will be denied. Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich talks about the Friday deadline for an unclaimed Hot Lotto jackpot during a press conference Monday afternoon. (Rodney White/The Register) The mysterious winner or
Jan 23, 2012, 10:01 pm - Lottery News

Hot Lotto trust representative won't name winner
Iowa Lottery investigators may not recommend paying out jackpot An Iowa Lottery spokeswoman says a New York attorney behind the jackpot mystery didn't answer key questions during their meeting Tuesday. She said Shaw also refused to identify members of Hexam Investments Trust, which would get the proceeds and is being represented by Shaw as its trustee. Lottery spokeswoman Mary Neubauer said Thursday Crawford Shaw declined to reveal who bought the winning ticket and how he got it. She sa
Jan 20, 2012, 12:49 pm - Lottery News

Representative of Hot Lotto winner named in lawsuit
The case of the most mysterious jackpot winner in the history of the Iowa Lottery got even more convoluted Thursday. The attorney who represents a trust attempting to claim a multimillion-dollar Hot Lotto jackpot faces legal troubles in Delaware, court documents show. Crawford Shaw, who is trying to claim a jackpot worth much as $14.2 million on behalf of his client, Hexam Investments Trust, is being sued over his involvement in a now-bankrupt company called Industrial Enterprises of Ameri
Jan 20, 2012, 8:57 am - Lottery News

Iowa Lottery security chief to grill NY lawyer over Hot Lotto ticket
Includes audio report Meetings to take 'several days' The Iowa Lottery's security chief says it will likely take several...days of face-to-face meetings with a New York attorney and others to get all the questions answered about a winning Hot Lotto ticket. The ticket was sent via FedEx to a Des Moines law firm and turned in at Iowa Lottery headquarters just hours before the deadline. Steve Bogle, the vice president of security at the Iowa Lottery, says he needs to determine the chain
Jan 17, 2012, 1:37 pm - Lottery News