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Tennessee man wins $4 million from second chance lottery drawing after years of entries
Non-winning ticket was a winner after all By Kate Northrop A Tennessee man's luck did not run out when his lottery ticket did not turn out to be a winner, rather it had only just begun when it won a $4 million second-chance prize. It's not every day that a second-chance drawing happens, and one player is glad his effort paid off after years of entering non-winning tickets. I've entered tickets over the years, and I can't believe I actually won, the winner told the Tennessee Lotte
Sep 1, 2022, 6:52 pm - Lottery News

North Carolina Veteran "blessed" by $1 million lottery prize from second-chance drawing
Lucky winner says he is familiar with second chances By Kate Northrop A North Carolina Veteran says he has had his fair share of second chances in life, but a $1 million lottery prize from a second-chance drawing is the most recent stroke of luck he's had. Joe Mathews of Raleigh is not only thankful for the $1 million second-chance prize he won from a scratch-off, but it's also a reminder of the good things he has going for him in life. I believe in second chance, Mathews told
Jun 13, 2022, 5:19 pm - Lottery News

$150,000 lottery prize makes for perfect Christmas and birthday present for NC player
Second-chance prize comes around just in time for two special days By Kate Northrop A North Carolina Lottery player celebrated her birthday and Christmas two-fold this year when she found out she won a $150,000 prize from a second-chance promotion. A $150,000 second chance prize helped Wendy Montagno turn two of her favorite days of the year into even more momentous occasions. On Wednesday morning, three days after her birthday and three days before Christmas, the Pinebluff res
Dec 26, 2021, 1:19 pm - Lottery News

N.C. COVID nurse 'in shock' after $1 million second-chance lottery win
A North Carolina nurse who works in the COVID-19 unit at a long-term care facility just hit a $1 million jackpot. Terri Watkins didn't believe she'd actually won the North Carolina Education Lottery's Supreme Riches second-chance lottery drawing last week but she did. I thought that it was a scam. I was a little upset actually! she said in a press release. I thought that it was not real, couldn't be real, Watkins added. It's still something that I really don't believe, I'm still in so
Jan 14, 2021, 10:24 am - Lottery News

UPDATE: Florida winner whose ticket was lost in mail gets her prize
Florida Lottery did receive the ticket after all; USPS tracking still shows undelivered By Kate Northrop Every lottery player's worst nightmare came true for a Florida woman whose ticket was supposedly lost in the mail by the United States Postal Service over a month ago. After telling her she would have to forfeit her $1,000 prize and then awarding it to another player, the Florida Lottery looked again and discovered the winning ticket was in their possession after all. Sue Burgess, 62
Oct 2, 2020, 10:47 am - Lottery News

Lottery nightmare: Florida woman's prize is forfeited after postal service loses winning ticket
Winner doesn't have much hope of claiming her prize after messy debacle By Kate Northrop It's every lottery winner's worst nightmare in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic your winning ticket getting lost in the mail. Sadly, that's exactly what happened to a Florida woman whose certified mail containing a ticket worth $1,000 was lost by the U.S. Postal Service. Worse, the Florida Lottery said her prize was forfeited and awarded to someone else. Since claim offices have closed or limited
Sep 30, 2020, 5:19 pm - Lottery News

NJ Lottery mistakenly printed malicious website address on lottery tickets
By Kate Northrop The New Jersey Lottery misspelled the address of their second-chance website on lottery tickets, leading players to visit a malicious website with the potential to install malware on their computer. According to the Lottery, a state vendor programmed store registers to print an incorrect web address on tickets for playing Collect 'N Win, a second-chance promotion that has been running for about three weeks. Bill Bauer, a former software engineer from Edison, said he enc
Aug 28, 2020, 12:26 pm - Lottery News

Man who beat cancer wins $100,000 second-chance lottery prize
By Kate Northrop Second-chances and luck are all-too familiar to one of North Carolina's most recent lottery winners, a cancer survivor who hails from Scotland Neck. For Eric Alexander, his most recent victory comes as a $100,000 lottery prize win from scratch-off tickets entered in second-chance drawings. Alexander beat Rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancer that forms in soft tissue such as skeletal muscle tissue or hollow organs like the bladder. On June 3, he beat the 1 in 10 million odds t
Jun 16, 2020, 8:27 am - Lottery News

Oklahoma tribe says state lottery 'second chance' game violates compacts
Oklahoma's expansion of the lottery and other forms of gaming violates the compacts tribes have with the state, the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes said in a court brief filed Tuesday. Tribes sued Gov. Kevin Stitt on Dec. 31, alleging the gaming compacts automatically renewed. A federal judge has ordered mediation over whether the compacts expired Jan. 1, as Stitt believes, and that continued operation of Class III gaming is now illegal. The governor is seeking to increase the exclusivity fe
Mar 18, 2020, 8:26 pm - Lottery News

Retired trucker wins $1M NJ Lottery 'second chance' jackpot
Includes video report James Wood shot up out of his seat Friday the second his name was called. He had the feeling all week that this would be his day. The Little Egg Harbor man, a retired trucker, won $1 million in Asbury Park Convention Hall at the New Jersey Lottery Million Dollar Replay event. He turned and gave a tearful hug to his brother-in-law, Jeffrey Brook, who accompanied him to Friday's event, which you can see in the video above. The part Wood, 56, was most excited for
Mar 6, 2020, 2:49 pm - Lottery News

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