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Michigan man gets taken by lottery scheme
Ann Arbor resident loses $3,150 after being told he won Canadian lottery An 86-year-old Ann Arbor man was bilked out of $3,150 after he received a letter from Canada claiming he won a lottery and needed to pay the taxes, Ann Arbor police said. The man called police Monday and said he received a letter in November, sent to his home on Alpine Drive. He said the letter claimed to be from Capital Financial Trust Inc. in Ontario and said he won a lottery in the amount of $275,000, reports
Dec 6, 2006, 9:06 am - Lottery News

Michigan lottery ticket thieves sought by deputies
Livingston County sheriff's officials are looking for a man and woman who stole a large amount of Michigan instant lottery tickets from a drugstore east of Howell. Deputies said surveillance videos from CVS Pharmacy, 2235 E. Grand River Ave. in Genoa Township, show a man and a woman walking into the business to return bottles at about 3:30 a.m. Nov. 17. The male then reached behind the counter and tore off an undisclosed amount of lottery tickets, deputies said. The man is described a
Nov 29, 2006, 7:48 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery starts Millionaire Raffle game
Popular tickets will likely sell out in just 10 days If you play by the odds, check these out: The Michigan Lottery is offering a 1 in 100,000 chance to become a millionaire. That's better than your shot at winning Classic Lotto (1 in 10.7 million) and way better than your chance of taking home the Mega Millions jackpot (1 in 175 million). Heck, it's better than the odds of being struck by lightning next year (1 in 400,000). These are the best odds we've ever offered on any lottery
Nov 15, 2006, 11:47 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery fetches prize with 'Lucky Dog' game
Scratch-off ticket wins honors as best new game; school aid fund shattered records this year. The Michigan Lottery's decision earlier this year to go to the dogs has earned it a coveted prize of its own. Michigan's Lucky Dog scratch-off ticket was named the best new instant game of the year by the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries, which includes 52 lotteries in the United States, Canada and Mexico. More than 2,350 instant games were in the running for the awar
Oct 18, 2006, 9:03 am - Lottery News

34-year lottery quest finally pays off
A Michigan woman who has been playing the lottery since 1972 won $400,000 by purchasing 80 $1 tickets, all with the same number that represents her late husband's birthday. Lidia Gutierrez, 63, is a regular customer at Wally's Mini Mart in Pontiac. On July 27, she bought 80 $1 tickets with the winning number 2123 for the Michigan Lottery's Daily 4 evening drawing. Each ticket is worth $5,000. She was very excited, store owner Wally Kinaia told The Oakland Press. There was no telephone
Aug 11, 2006, 9:39 pm - Lottery News

Michigan lottery backs GTECH, Lottomatica deal
The Michigan lottery has confirmed that the planned takeover of U.S. lottery operator GTECH by Lottomatica will not hurt its lottery concession in the state, the Italian company said in a statement on Thursday. Lottomatica plans to buy GTECH in a $5 billion deal that would create the world's biggest lottery operator. One of the conditions for the deal is that it will not have an impact on GTECH's lottery operating concessions in the United States. This has caused some hiccups for the two c
Aug 2, 2006, 9:11 am - Lottery News

Unclaimed $110,000 Michigan lottery ticket expires Monday
If you play the Michigan lottery and pass through St. Johns, check your glove compartment, your old pants pockets, your dresser drawers. A Fantasy 5 ticket worth $110,000 expires at 4:45 p.m. Monday. Find it today and you get $78,210 after taxes. Find it Tuesday and you get zilch. The ticket, with numbers 3, 5, 16, 23 and 28, was sold July 29, 2005, at Beck's Country Market gas station, 7525 N. U.S. 27. We're telling all our regular players to look through their stuff, manager B
Jul 28, 2006, 7:05 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery Employee Arrested for Stealing Tickets
A Michigan Lottery employee was facing larceny and embezzlement charges for his alleged scheme to steal scratch-off tickets, Thursday. 51-year-old Larry Adams worked for the Michigan Lottery Commission as a sales representative. It was his job to acquire contracts with stores to sell the lottery scratch-off games. When a game is discontinued the unsold tickets are supposed to be pickup by another person to be destroyed, but instead, prosecutors said, Adams would go to the stores and take
Jul 21, 2006, 12:27 pm - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery starts 'Lucky Dog' scratch game
The Michigan Lottery launches a new game on April 10, a $1 scratch-off named Lucky Dog with a picture of a Michigan dog on every ticket. The lottery staff picked the seven winning dogs from photos submitted by about 1,100 Michigan dog owners. The lottery looked for cuteness and a representative range of breeds. No money is paid to the winners. The response exceeded our expectations by far, and I think it shows how much people in Michigan love their dogs, Lottery Commissioner Gary Peter
Apr 3, 2006, 7:28 am - Lottery News

Man arrested after redeeming stolen lottery tickets
A 24-year-old Michigan man was arrested this week on a charge that he stole more than $20,000 worth of lottery tickets from his employer and redeemed the winning tickets at businesses across Wayne County. State Police said Jerry Allen Gallup worked at Hazel's Party Store in Taylor, where he was accused of taking Michigan Lottery Instant Game Tickets. The winning tickets were cashed in at more than 30 locations in Wayne County, police said. Police said Gallup confessed to the theft, an
Mar 16, 2006, 6:52 am - Lottery News