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S.D. couple claim Powerball lottery jackpot
Beating 1-in-146 million odds to become South Dakota's latest multimillionaires, Pierre couple Lan Bill Nguyen and his wife, Tina, stepped forward Tuesday with the winning ticket for a nearly $117 million Powerball lottery jackpot. The couple declined to participate in the usual news conference that large jackpot winners attend to answer reporters' questions and be photographed with a blown-up replica of their check. Norm Lingle, executive director of the South Dakota Lottery, said the N
Jun 6, 2006, 6:34 pm - Lottery News

$117 million S.D. Powerball winner contacts Lottery
The South Dakota Lottery was contacted Tuesday by a Pierre lawyer representing someone who claims to have the winning Powerball lottery ticket worth nearly $117 million. The attorney has shared some information about the ticket, some unique information about the ticket, that indicates it is likely a legitimate claim, said Mike Mueller, state lottery advertising and public relations director. The winning ticket for the May 17 drawing was sold in South Dakota's capital city, but no one has
May 25, 2006, 3:03 pm - Lottery News

Lottery winner doesn’t live like a millionaire
When Pat Fossum describes her day, it doesn't sound like the lifestyle of a millionaire. We get up in the morning, feed the animals, go to work, work until 5 or sometimes midnight and then go home to bed, said Fossum, who won $1 million in a Powerball drawing in October.The Lennox mother and business owner said the winnings haven't really changed her and her family, and she doesn't expect they will.Fossum became the sixth-largest lottery winner in South Dakota's history after she bought a ticke
Jan 2, 2006, 9:24 am - Lottery News

New South Dakota Lottery Chief Named
Norm Lingle of Pierre has been named the new director of South Dakota Lottery.Lingle takes over the post on Jan. 18 at a salary of $58,000. He replaces Clint Harris, who resigned last fall to become director of the Minnesota Lottery.Lingle has been manager of the Community Development Block Grant program in the Governor's Office of Economic Development since 1989. He also serves on the Pierre School Board.He said one of his main goals is to keep the lottery running in an efficient, fair and fun
Jan 5, 2005, 11:36 am - Lottery News

Cut Line Causes Lottery Problems
A cut phone line has silenced thousands of telephones in South Dakota. The problems started at 10th and Dakota, in downtown Sioux Falls. Tuesday a worker accidentally cut a main line, knocking out service to 9,700 homes and businesses.The impact of the Qwest cut extends beyond city limits and beyond phone calls. A lot of convenience stores rely on their phone lines to connect them to the South Dakota Lottery. So, a cut quest line put ten Sioux Falls Powerball machines out of service. It also a
Sep 30, 2004, 7:35 am - Lottery News

Minnesota Lottery hires S.D. lottery chief
The nationwide search for a new director to lead the beleaguered Minnesota Lottery ended close to home Thursday with the appointment of Clint Harris, executive director of the South Dakota Lottery.Harris, 49, has led the South Dakota Lottery since 2000 and posted four consecutive years of record profits beginning in 2001. In fiscal 2004, the South Dakota Lottery produced more than $115 million for a state with a population of 738,000. That's due, in part, to its reliance on video gambling, with
Sep 24, 2004, 8:46 am - Lottery News

South Dakota Lottery upgrades lottery terminals
Some in South Dakota who buy tickets for Powerball, Dakota Cash, Hot Lotto and Wild Card 2 should have a shorter wait in line by next summer.The South Dakota Lottery has signed a new contract with Scientific Games Corp., the company that operates the 355 lotto terminals across the state.The Lottery will pay about $8 million over three years for the company to run the lotto games.But the agreement includes a savings of about $1.5 million and an agreement that Scientific Games will replace all the
Sep 16, 2004, 7:53 am - Lottery News

S.D. Lottery investigating system failure
The South Dakota Lottery has asked a private company to explain why connections to the central lotto computer system failed, leaving many retailers unable to sell lotto tickets for nearly 2 1/2 hours last Saturday night.It was the third network outage since early July, said Clint Harris, executive director of the Lottery.Phone lines and equipment connecting the Lottery and retail outlets to a central lotto computer system in Dover, Del., and backup site in Sharon Hill, Pa., failed.It kept most o
Oct 17, 2003, 4:40 am - Lottery News

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