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N.J. Gov. wants video lottery
Is Corzine trying to make up for his throwing away millions during lottery/casino shutdown? New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine, who cost the state millions of dollars in tax revenue by shutting down the state's lottery and casino games in a move to force legislators to accept massive tax increases, proposed Tuesday that New Jersey should add video lottery terminals. (See Budget Process Questioned After Shutdown, below.) The terminals have long been proposed for the Meadowlands and ot
Jul 26, 2006, 7:02 pm - Lottery News

Lottery, casino shutdown cost N.J. millions
At Cafe Ole, a coffee house a block from the New Jersey capitol where business slowed to a trickle during a weeklong government shutdown, a new sign adorned the shop's door Monday. All of you are essential to us, read the sign, referring to the 45,000 state workers who flooded back into the city on the first work day after New Jersey approved a new budget, ending a weeklong government shutdown that furloughed workers, halted most state services and closed casinos for three days. The shut
Jul 13, 2006, 11:42 am - Lottery News

N.J. Lottery shut down over Gov.'s tax raise plan
New Jersey may be penalized for failing to sell Mega Millions tickets Without a state budget in place and the prospects for one unclear, Gov. Jon S. Corzine began an unprecedented shutdown of New Jersey government Saturday. Given that the new fiscal year began on a weekend, the immediate impacts weren't significant though if you were hoping to test your luck Saturday, you may have been out of it. The New Jersey Lottery stopped selling tickets at 8 p.m. Saturday. Atlantic City casi
Jul 2, 2006, 4:08 pm - Lottery News

Florida lottery winners indicted on tax charge
Alex and Rhoda Toth were down to their last $24 in May 1990 when they won $13 million in the Florida Lotto. The Toths said then that they hoped the money would buy them a simple, quiet life. They ended up with anything but. Their wealth led to family squabbles and bankruptcy court. On Tuesday, it led to a federal grand jury indictment. The Hudson couple are charged with filing fraudulent income tax returns in 2000, 2001 and 2002. If convicted, both face up to 24 years in federal pris
Apr 14, 2006, 7:48 am - Lottery News

N.C. Lottery moves ahead after favorable court ruling
State judge says games came about legally; opponents may appeal North Carolina's new lottery is on schedule to begin selling tickets March 30, after a state judge declined yesterday to stop it and after the top attorney for lottery opponents said he probably won't ask for an immediate stop to the games. The long-term status of the lottery is less clear, though, as lottery opponents consider appeals to higher courts. Among the opponents are several research groups from Raleigh, including
Mar 22, 2006, 7:30 am - Lottery News

N.C. Lottery lawsuit dismissed
North Carolina lottery will not be blocked A Superior Court judge ruled today that the lottery legislation is not a tax, and threw out a lawsuit challenging how lawmakers created the state lottery. Superior Court Judge Henry Chip Hight of Franklin County dismissed the lawsuit filed by the N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law representing several taxpayers and interest groups. No person is forced to purchase a lottery ticket, Hight wrote in an 11-page ruling. The lottery act does n
Mar 21, 2006, 2:17 pm - Lottery News

N.C. Lottery in court
According to N.C. constitution, games are a tax, former justice says Just 10 days before the first scratch-off tickets go on sale in North Carolina, lawyers argued yesterday about whether legislators followed proper procedure when they adopted a state lottery last year, and they asked a judge to block the lottery's start March 30. Ultimately, the decision could come down to whether the lottery is considered a tax. Lottery opponents from both the left and the right filed suit last year a
Mar 21, 2006, 6:48 am - Lottery News

Ohio woman decides to drop appeal over lottery tax
An Ohio woman who thought she didn't owe city income tax on lottery money she and her ex-husband received has given up her appeals court case.Tina Marie Rodepouch, of Parkman Road Southwest, had filed an appeal with the 11th District Court of Appeals challenging a Warren Municipal Court decision Sept. 20, 2005, saying she had to pay city taxes on the money.But she has dropped that case and will continue to pay the taxes, said Gregory V. Hicks, Warren's law director. She didn't want to spend any
Jan 19, 2006, 9:30 am - Lottery News

Audit: 3,000 NY lottery operators didn't pay state taxes
More than 3,000 New York retailers licensed to operate lucrative state lottery machines failed to pay their state taxes, according to an audit released Monday.State Comptroller Alan Hevesi said the lottery operators owed more than $23 million in unpaid taxes over two years ending in 2004, and 350 of the operators owed more than $10,000 each. Some of the operators did more than $1 million a year in lottery ticket sales.One New York City area retailer owned $43,504 in taxes while using his state l
Nov 1, 2005, 7:23 am - Lottery News

Lottery Winner Sentenced For Failing To Pay Taxes
A big lottery winner from Chevy Chase, Maryland, has been ordered to serve six months of home confinement for failing to report his windfall to state tax collectors.It's part of a three-year suspended sentence for Faegh Ansari-Jaberi. The state attorney general's office said Ansari-Jaberi, 57, failed to file state tax returns between 2000 and 2002.Ansari-Jaberi admitted to having received more than $158,000 in lottery winnings between 2000 and 2002 none of which he reported to the state.Additi
Oct 6, 2005, 10:33 am - Lottery News

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