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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

NY lawyer in lottery mystery travels to Iowa this week
A New York attorney who signed a winning Lottery ticket turned in minutes before the deadline says he'll be in Iowa this week to explain the mysterious circumstances behind the jackpot. Crawford Shaw said he expected to arrive in Iowa on Monday night and spend a few days meeting with his lawyers and Iowa Lottery officials. He says he hopes to get everything straightened out. Shaw is representing a trust that turned in the winning Hot Lotto ticket on Dec. 29 less than two hours before the
Jan 17, 2012, 9:09 am - Lottery News

Iowa Lottery security chief bent on determining identity of jackpot winner
The mystery began on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010. Time: 3:24 p.m. Scene: a QuikTrip, 4801 N.E. 14th St., near Interstate Highway 35/80 in Des Moines. Somebody bought a Hot Lotto ticket there. Six days later, the ticket turned into a $16.5 million winner. Then the ticket went unclaimed for 364 days, 22 hours and 10 minutes. At 2:10 p.m. on Dec. 29, two attorneys from the prominent Des Moines firm Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors Roberts PC presented the ticket, one hour and 50 minutes before it was t
Jan 10, 2012, 6:18 pm - Lottery News

Iowa $16.5M Hot Lotto winner claims prize with two hours to spare
Includes video report Updated Dec. 31, 2011, 8:04 am, to include press conference video The winning ticket for a $16.5 million lottery jackpot was turned in Thursday less than two hours before it expired, the head of the Iowa Lottery said. Lottery officials tried for months to urge the winner to come forward and claim the prize. Iowa Lottery Chief Executive Terry Rich said the reminders worked as we had hoped, and brought in the winner just in time. The identity of the Hot Lotto win
Dec 29, 2011, 9:22 pm - Lottery News

Unclaimed Iowa lottery jackpot to expire Dec. 29
Even if claimed, winner gets $2M less due to fallen interest rates Time appears to be running out on somebody's multimillion-dollar lottery payday. Terry Rich, chief operating officer of the Iowa Lottery, said Tuesday the one-month countdown has begun for a Hot Lotto ticket that matched the jackpot numbers in last year's Dec. 29 drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at a Des Moines convenience store and will expire this Dec. 29 if the prize isn't claimed by then, he said. It is sad
Dec 1, 2011, 11:55 am - Lottery News

Iowa man claims $7.5M Hot Lotto jackpot
Checks numbers, calmly says, I won Waterloo, Iowa, retiree Wally Markham said he wasn't able to keep it secret for long in Smitty's bar on Sunday that he was the jackpot winner in Saturday's Hot Lotto drawing. Markham, 65, who retired in 2001 after 36 years working at the Deere plant in Waterloo, said he confided to the bartender that he was in line to claim the $7.54 million grand prize. From then on in, it cost me a fortune. On Wednesday, Markham collected a fortune at Iowa Lottery
Nov 9, 2011, 7:41 pm - Lottery News

Deadline for claiming $16.5M Hot Lotto jackpot nears
Winner has 3 months left to claim prize The Iowa Lottery has a message for folks who drove through Des Moines just before New Year's Day almost nine months ago: Dig deep into your dresser drawer and the car's glove compartment. Empty out your purse and shake out your wallet. Check your pants pockets and your backpack. Time is running out for a mystery lottery player to claim a $16.5 million Hot Lotto jackpot. The deadline is 4 p.m. on Dec. 29 for the winner to present the ticket at Iowa
Sep 21, 2011, 6:19 pm - Lottery News

Lotteries hit record profits last year
Lottery sales are strong, but there are points of weakness By Todd Northrop Government-sponsored lotteries are continuing their broad expansion as income-producing entities, as many lotteries reported record profits in the last fiscal year. Reports of record profits from the lotteries come despite continuing high unemployment and an economy that has been flat or downward-trending for the past two years. Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich says he believes the lottery does well in a bad econo
Jul 25, 2011, 1:19 pm - Lottery News

Minnesota shutdown boosts Iowa border lottery sales
Sales of Iowa Lottery tickets at retail stores along the Minnesota border are getting a boost from the Gopher State's government shutdown. State offices in Minnesota have been closed since July 1 because Gov. Mark Dayton and the Minnesota Legislature have failed to reach agreement on a new state budget. The shutdown includes the sales of Minnesota Lottery tickets. We have checked with locations in a few different communities that are along the major highways that run between Iowa and Minn
Jul 8, 2011, 10:54 am - Lottery News

Financial advisor wins the lottery
Wins $9.1M jackpot three months after buying how to win book Includes video report A Webster City, Iowa, man today claimed a $9 million prize from Saturday night's Hot Lotto drawing, one of the biggest prizes ever awarded in the history of the Iowa Lottery. Larry Dawson, 58, and his wife, Kathy, were surrounded by their four grown children, their spouses and 10 grandchildren during a news conference at Iowa Lottery headquarters in Des Moines. I am a little guy, but I am a big dreame
May 10, 2011, 8:41 am - Lottery News