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Pennsylvania Lottery Reveals Age Checking Lottery Terminals
Pennsylvania Secretary of Revenue Gregory C. Fajt today announced that more than 6,700 Lottery retailers will be able to electronically check the ages of customers through online Lottery terminals using a new age verification system.Age verification software will be downloaded, free of cost, to all Lottery terminals across the Commonwealth. The Department of Revenue and the Pennsylvania Lottery recognize our social responsibility to help retailers prdvent the sale of Lottery tickets to minors,
May 12, 2004, 11:33 am - Lottery News

Pennsylvania Lottery to enforce ID check
The Pennsylvania Lottery will announce a new program this morning in Harrisburg designed to enforce age limits on lottery ticket sales.Lottery ticket ID checks will be added to those checks already in place at Pennsylvania stores to verify IDs on people buying beer and cigarettes. A special machine reads the magnetic strip on the back of a driver's license.The owner of Old Forge Beverage in Lackawanna County thinks adding checks for lottery tickets is a good idea. It's going to enhance it, act
May 12, 2004, 6:38 am - Lottery News

Powerball lottery win energizes Pennsylvania neighborhood
Not often is a middle-aged woman seen hopping in public, yet there was Mary Ann Seems, bouncing on her toes yesterday in a , her fists quivering in post-lottery fever. This is so exciting! exclaimed Seems, 47, of Titusville, N.J. I don't care who it is; it's in our neighborhood! Seems lives just across the Delaware River from Washington Crossing, where a Cumberland Farms store last week sold the richest winning lottery ticket so fare in Pennsylvania history.Annuity value: $213.2 million.Cash o
May 11, 2004, 7:24 am - Lottery News

Verizon Network Failure Halts Penn. Lottery Sales
Verizon, the telecommunications provider for the Pennsylvania Lottery, experienced a network failure in Central Pennsylvania around lunchtime Tuesday.The problem was resolved within approximately an hour and a half and all retail operations have been restored.The failure affected 274 Pennsylvania Lottery retailers in the Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Tamaqua, Nanticoke and State College areas.Some Lottery terminals in the (717), (570), and (814) area codes began experiencing technical problems ar
May 5, 2004, 7:28 am - Lottery News

News agency owner wins $259,000 in Penn. lottery
Wayde Christophel will soon be smiling all the way to the bank.Christophel, a Waynesboro resident who owns The Waynesboro News Agency on West Main Street with his wife Kim, won the $259,000 jackpot in Friday night's Cash 5 drawing of the Pennsylvania Lottery.He's not a complete stranger to lottery luck, though. Six years ago, he won $5,000 in the former Saturday Night Spin game.Christophel said he plans to file a claim at lottery headquarters today in Harrisburg, so he was unable to provide deta
Mar 23, 2004, 4:39 am - Lottery News

Dreams of lottery cash turn to dust
When a friendly telemarketer called a 74-year-old Bethlehem, Pennsylvania woman two weeks ago to tell her she'd won $5 million in a Canadian sweepstakes, it sounded too good to be true.But the young man on the other end of the line convinced the woman she was a winner and to claim her prize she had to send him $1,900 cash to cover taxes and fees on the winnings.Bethlehem police later learned the man was a con artist, but only after the victim took out a home loan to wire him the original amount
Mar 22, 2004, 4:11 am - Lottery News

In Pennsyvania, lottery tickets a big seller
York County sold $52.3M tickets last yearWith more than $1.1 million in sales, the Manchester Shell in Manchester Township near York sold more lottery tickets than any other outlet in York County last year.With nearly $750,000 in sales, Lynn's Shur Fine at 5660 York Road in New Oxford, sold more than any other retailer in Adams County.In all, York County's 230 lottery outlets sold a total of $52.3 million in tickets in 2003, according to data provided by the state lottery.Adams County's 51 lotte
Mar 15, 2004, 7:11 am - Lottery News

Five charged in Pennsylvania lottery ticket thefts
A mother and daughter and three other employees of a Scranton, Pennsylvania convenience market stole more than $62,000 last year by taking thousands of instant lottery tickets and cashing in winners, a Lackawanna County detective charged Thursday.The five were tripped up when the owner of Sdventh Avenue Kwik N Ezy Kwik Mart noticed a large discrepancy in lottery ticket sales during a year-end review of accounts, according to an arrest affidavit.They are charged with single counts of theft by unl
Feb 20, 2004, 6:44 am - Lottery News

Hundreds split lottery winnings on popular number combo
The Pennsylvania Lottery either made a lot of people happy Friday night or reminded them that learning to share is still one of life's toughest lessons.For the first time since its inception in 1992, the CASH 5 game was won by a set of numbers that an elementary school kid would love -- 5, 10, 15, 20, 25.Exactly 242 tickets were sold for that combination, meaning each one is worth $439 each. While that's a nice return on a $1 investment, it looks pretty paltry compared to the $446,373.50 jackpot
Feb 9, 2004, 6:03 am - Lottery News

Final Penn. Super 6 Lotto Drawing Increases Prizes for 70,518 Players
No one matched all six numbers drawn in the final Super 6 Lotto drawing Tuesday night, 8-9-11-23-44-45.The $8,115,513 million cash jackpot prize - more than one million dollars greater than the estimated cash jackpot of $7 million -- rolled down into the lower prize tiers for the game, awarding 70,518 players enhanced prizes.The jackpot money was shared proportionately by second-, third- and fourth-tier winners:$2,839,054 - 33.33 percent of the prize pool - was allocated to match-five prizes,$2,
Jan 28, 2004, 9:10 am - Lottery News