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Hoosier Lottery Commission votes to approve $50,000 prize claim to winner whose ticket was ripped up
Commission votes in the same meeting to deny $500 payout to another player By Kate Northrop Within the same meeting, the Hoosier Lottery Commission voted to approve a $50,000 prize claim to a winner whose ticket was ripped up and to deny a $500 prize to another scratch-off winner who posted their winning ticket online. The Hoosier Lottery Commission was faced with two rather interesting cases regarding the validity of two very different prize claims and ultimately voted to approve on
Dec 2, 2023, 7:31 am - Lottery News

Iowa Lottery blames "human reporting error" for posting incorrect Powerball results
Players who claimed prizes under wrong numbers can keep their winnings By Kate Northrop The Iowa Lottery attributed posting the wrong Powerball numbers on their website for Monday's draw to a human reporting error and told players who already redeemed prizes that they can keep the winnings. Several hours after the wrong Powerball numbers were posted on the Iowa Lottery's website the night of the drawing on Mon., Nov. 27, the Lottery removed the incorrect sequence and republished the
Nov 30, 2023, 9:12 pm - Lottery News

Retailer mistake helps Illinois man win $25,000 a year for life in Michigan Lottery
A retailer's error is a lottery player's happy accident By Kate Northrop A store clerk's error helped an Illinois man land a $25,000 a year for life prize in the Michigan Lottery's Lucky for Life game. Just as famous painter Bob Ross once said, we don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents. The same could be said for one Illinois man who ended up winning a $25,000 a year for life Lucky for Life prize thanks to one such lottery retailer's happy accident. Illinois resident Mi
Nov 27, 2023, 1:25 pm - Lottery News

Two-person Michigan lottery club claims $1 million Powerball prize
Retailer owner who lost husband before forming group had a feeling she won before checking ticket By Kate Northrop A two-person Michigan lottery club won a $1 million Powerball prize and had to use a special code word with each other for the first time to celebrate the win. A lottery retailer owner formed a two-person lottery club after she had lost her husband, and following a Powerball drawing in September, she had a feeling she had won before even checking the ticket. Kristi S
Nov 20, 2023, 12:51 pm - Lottery News

$1.35 billion Mega Millions lottery winner suing mother of his child for revealing win to family
Anonymity might not last for billion-dollar jackpot winner By Kate Northrop The winner of the $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot is suing the mother of his child for allegedly telling his family about the lottery win. An anonymous Maine man who won the $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot is accusing the mother of his child of blabbing about his win and is taking legal action in retaliation. In February, one lucky winner stepped forward to claim the then-fourth-largest lottery ja
Nov 17, 2023, 11:21 am - Lottery News

Texas Lottery pays out largest jackpot in state history with $360 million Mega Millions claim
South Dakota-based trust claims largest prize ever paid out to a Texas Lottery player By Kate Northrop A trust based in South Dakota made Texas Lottery history when they claimed a $360 million Mega Millions jackpot this week. The Blue Yucca Trust, of Rapid City, South Dakota, came forward to claim a $360 million Mega Millions jackpot and because the biggest lottery winner in the state of Texas, the Texas Lottery announced on Wednesday. On Oct. 6, 2023, one Quick Pick ticket match
Nov 16, 2023, 10:26 am - 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

Michigan woman scoops $25,000 a year for life after playing Lucky for Life for the first time
Rounding off October with more beginner's luck By Kate Northrop A Michigan woman is proving that it's worth trying new things after winning a $25,000 a year for life Lucky for Life prize while playing the lottery game for the first time. A Michigan lottery player has a Disney trip in her sights after her first-ever Lucky for Life ticket purchase netted her a $25,000 a year for life prize. Warren resident Shayla Kauflin, 39, buys her Michigan Lottery tickets online, but this time,
Nov 1, 2023, 7:01 pm - Lottery News

$1.76 billion Powerball jackpot won by one ticket sold in California
Lump-sum cash option worth $774.1 million By Todd Northrop For the fourth time, someone in the state of California has purchased a winning ticket for a lottery jackpot worth more than $1 billion. Last night, after 35 consecutive drawings without a winner, the multi-state Powerball lottery game finally produced a winner on the 36th try, resulting in a single ticket worth $1.7649 billion in 30 payments over 29 years, or $774.1 million in cash all at once. After the historic jackpo
Oct 12, 2023, 7:49 am - Lottery News

Michigan bill may allow lottery winners of multi-state games to remain anonymous
Michigan legislator compares revealing identities to throwing meat in a shark-infested ocean By Kate Northrop Michigan legislators are discussing a bill that would allow winners of multi-state games like Powerball and Mega Millions to remain anonymous when claiming their prizes. House bill 4048, sponsored by state Representative Pat Outman, is currently a hot topic, especially considering the looming $1.73 billion Powerball jackpot that has lottery players across the nation in a tic
Oct 11, 2023, 7:04 pm - Lottery News

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