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$180 million Powerball winners embroiled in court battle after losing $20M to financial advisor
Mismanagement cost Powerball jackpot winners money and time By Kate Northrop A Minnesota couple who won a $180.1 million Powerball jackpot in 2008 have come forward to talk about how they lost millions to their financial advisor's poor management and spent five years embroiled in court battles. Two Powerball winners of a $180.1 million jackpot lost a significant portion of their lottery prize after a financial business they entrusted their winnings to sunk their portfolio. Paul a
Jul 18, 2024, 2:39 pm - Lottery News

Lottery Post's guide to 2023 holiday raffles across the USA
U.S. states to host annual holiday raffles this year Montana Millionaire raffle tickets sell out in five hours By Kate Northrop Within a mere five hours of sales for Montana's Millionaire raffle going live, all 380,000 tickets were sold out. This year marked an unheard-of demand for the Montana Millionaire raffle, even more so than the unprecedented response that Montana Lottery officials saw to their statewide raffle last year. For reference, tickets sold out in 29 hours after g
Nov 2, 2023, 7:16 pm - Lottery News

Minnesota woman made $117,000 from illegal lottery she claimed benefitted charity
Lottery organizer tried to disguise raffles after law enforcement told her to stop all operations By Kate Northrop A Minnesota woman has allegedly raked in at least $117,000 by operating an illegal lottery on Facebook and tried to disguise further attempts to run it after authorities gave her a hard warning. Kathryn Jean Deblack, 39, of Hibbing, has been issued multiple charges after she ran an illegal lottery that brought in more than $117,000 over the course of ten months. She
Sep 18, 2023, 2:24 pm - Lottery News

Minnesota Lottery confirms technical communications error delayed $2 billion Powerball drawing
Lottery staff and vendors overloaded by sales data By Kate Northrop The Minnesota Lottery confirmed yesterday that the cause for the delayed $2 billion Powerball drawing was a technical communications error brought on by an overwhelming amount of sales data. If you recall the Powerball fever that took over the nation this past week, you'll also remember the ten-hour delay before the drawing took place. When the drawing did finally occur Tuesday morning, it turns out that just one
Nov 11, 2022, 4:03 pm - Lottery News

Lottery courier service allows Minnesota players to buy tickets online
Minnesota Lottery players can now order tickets remotely By Kate Northrop Minnesota Lottery players now have the option of playing the state's top draw games online after a lottery courier service expanded its operations to the North Star State. Lottery courier service theLotter recently launched its Minnesota website to allow state residents to play their favorite local games online. In the past, the company established itself as a mode for international players to play USA lo
Mar 23, 2022, 6:15 am - Lottery News

$50 scratch-off lottery trend takes off in multiple states
Is your state the latest to add a $50 scratch-off? By Kate Northrop Lottery players are seeing the dawn of a new era in the lottery industry where $50 scratch-off tickets are now becoming the most expensive games one can reach for at a lottery retailer. More of the most expensive scratch-off tickets yet are making their way to retailer shelves across multiple states, and players will have to shell out some serious cash for these. Among the jurisdictions who recently announced t
Feb 16, 2022, 8:20 pm - Lottery News

Minnesota Lottery to discontinue Lucky for Life
Minnesota is the latest state to end participation the multi-state game By Kate Northrop The Minnesota Lottery revealed that it will no longer offer the Lucky for Life multi-state draw game after the drawing on Jun. 28, 2021. The Lottery also announced that advance draw purchases will be limited in Minnesota starting this Thurs., May 13. Players will gradually be able to purchase fewer advance draws with each consecutive drawing, with 13 advance draws available during the sales perio
May 11, 2021, 4:41 pm - Lottery News

Minnesota will allow anonymous lottery prize claims
New law comes into effect September 1 By Kate Northrop Minnesota will join the growing list of states that allow players to claim lottery prizes anonymously when a new law goes into effect granting winners of certain big prizes the option to withhold their names from the public record. On Friday, Governor Tim Walz signed a bill into law that will allow lottery winners of prizes over $10,000 to keep their names private. The bill passed through the Minnesota Legislature unanimously and
May 10, 2021, 1:38 pm - Lottery News

State lotteries exceed expectations in 2020
Despite hardships, lotteries are breaking sales records By Kate Northrop In previous months defined by economic hardship brought on by the global pandemic, the lottery industry has proven to be a beacon of light, with some state lotteries defying expectations and exhibiting record sales. The Texas Lottery, which has made headlines recently for its internationally-ranking Lotto Texas jackpot (now standing at $45.5 million), is also exceeding expectations with its 10th-consecutive record-
Sep 25, 2020, 4:29 pm - Lottery News

Minnesota man claims $21.6 million Lotto America jackpot
A Minnesota man drove by this certain building nearly every day and imagined going inside one day to claim his riches. That day came Friday for Jeffery Love of Elk River, holder of a Lotto America ticket that hit the jackpot this week for $21.6 million before taxes. The ticket was purchased in Ramsey, at the Holiday convenience store on Ramsey Boulevard just off Hwy. 10. It matched all five numbers drawn plus the Star Ball 16, 22, 32, 36, and 42, with Star Ball number 8 to win the jackpot.
Jul 13, 2019, 7:40 am - Lottery News

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