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Iowa lottery winner donates $500K to veterans' group
Includes video report A Powerball winner in Iowa this week donated $500,000 of her prize to a group supporting disabled veterans. Lerynne West, who was part of a group sharing an-almost $700 million jackpot, announced the donation on the Ellen DeGeneres Show Wednesday. West said she was donating the money to the Travis Mills Foundation, a group based in Hallowell, Maine, and that three of her brothers served in the military and that her father was a Vietnam War veteran. It's very im
Nov 16, 2018, 9:32 am - Lottery News

Iowa single mom claims half of $687.8 million Powerball lottery jackpot
Winner established foundation to use money to help others Includes video report One of two winners of the $687.8 million Powerball jackpot was revealed Monday as a woman from Redfield, Iowa who happened to buy a ticket as she was picking up a slice of pizza and coffee at a local store. Lerynne West, 51, came forward as the winner during a news conference with the Iowa Lottery. West, a mother of three daughters and grandmother of six children, said she is going to take the lump sum op
Nov 6, 2018, 10:01 am - Lottery News

Winners in Iowa, New York to share $687.8 million Powerball lottery jackpot
By Todd Northrop Two winning tickets sold in Iowa and New York will split the third-largest Powerball jackpot in the game's history. The winning numbers for the $687.8 million prize were 8, 12, 13, 19, and 27, with Powerball number 4. The Power Play was 3. The lump-sum cash payout option is $396.2 million. The winning ticket in New York was sold at the West Harlem Deli at 2040 5th Ave in West Harlem, Manhattan. Iowa's jackpot-winning ticket was purchased at Casey's at 425 Second St.
Oct 28, 2018, 9:22 am - Lottery News

Sales halted for Iowa Lottery scratch game
Sales are being stopped for one of the Iowa Lottery's $5 instant-scratch games. The Lottery says it has received reports from players that Cash Wheel game tickets have been misprinted. We take seriously our responsibility to provide our players with accurate information and quality products, Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich said. And while we have only received two reports of difficulties after more than 720,000 tickets have already been distributed in the 'Cash Wheel' game, we are removing th
Sep 13, 2018, 8:14 am - Lottery News

Memo: Iowa Lottery kept selling games after security warning
A newly unsealed memo shows the Iowa Lottery kept marketing four popular games despite an August 2015 warning from its security chief that their integrity was compromised. The memo was written following the trial of Eddie Tipton, who was convicted of rigging a Hot Lotto jackpot worth $16 million. Steve Bogle, its vice president of security, recommended that the lottery immediately suspend sales of Hot Lotto, Pick 3, Pick 4, and All or Nothing. He told CEO Terry Rich, we cannot allow the ci
Aug 1, 2018, 2:27 pm - Lottery News

Iowa lawmakers, casinos, lottery 'all in' for sports betting
It's estimated that Americans spend somewhere between $100 billion and $150 billion annually on illegal sports betting. Following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in May overturning a federal law that had prohibited legalized sports betting in all but Nevada, Iowa lawmakers, retailers and casinos are looking at how best to bring black market bettors into the light. They're all in, Rep. Jake Highfill, R-Johnston, said about Democratic and Republican colleagues who have been calling him since th
Jul 12, 2018, 9:59 am - Lottery News

Iowa man claims $4.38 million Lotto America prize
A Davenport, Iowa, man on Thursday claimed a $4.38 million lottery jackpot, acknowledging he had beaten long odds to win a jackpot with a ticket he received as a free play in a lottery promotion. But Chuck Anderson emphasized he wasn't getting ahead of himself. I'm waiting until the money is deposited, he said. I won't believe it until it's there. Anderson, 52, won Iowa's first jackpot in Lotto America just six months after the game's start. In an interesting twist, his winning ticket
May 10, 2018, 3:50 pm - Lottery News

Lotto America ticket worth $4.4 million won in Iowa
By Todd Northrop Iowa Lottery officials say a Lotto America ticket bought at a convenience store in Davenport is worth nearly $4.4 million. The ticket matched the six numbers in Saturday's Lotto America drawing: 8, 15, 18, 32, and 45, with Star Ball number 1. The ticket was generated free when the person bought a Powerball ticket at the Kwik Trip convenience store, located at 2850 W. Locust Street in Davenport, Iowa, as part of an Iowa Lottery promotion for May. Lotto America is a mu
May 8, 2018, 8:32 am - Lottery News

The man who cracked the lottery
Crime story: A recounting of the biggest lottery scandal in history The file landed on Rob Sand's desk with something less than a thud. Despite holding the contents of an investigation still open after more than two years, the file was barely half an inch thick. Happy birthday, his boss said. It was not Rob Sand's birthday. His boss, an Iowa deputy attorney general named Thomas H. Miller, was retiring in July 2014 after nearly three decades of prosecuting everything from murder to fraud. H
May 3, 2018, 2:49 pm - Lottery News

Iowa Lottery CEO announces retirement
Iowa Lottery CEO Terry Rich announced Thursday that he intends to retire in late 2018 or early 2019. Rich has led the Iowa Lottery since February 2009 and is just the second person to serve as its CEO since the lottery's start in 1985. Rich, 65, released this statement regarding his retirement: Over the past years, I've had the privilege of serving three Iowa governors while achieving some significant milestones at the lottery, helping with projects to address some of the state's biggest
Apr 20, 2018, 8:35 am - Lottery News