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OH-NO!" Woman claims $162 million Mega Millions ticket lost
A Cleveland woman has told police she picked the winning numbers for the $162 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot but lost the ticket before the drawing, according to a police report.Elecia Battle told police she dropped her purse as she left the Quick Shop Food Mart in suburban South Euclid last week after buying the ticket. She said she realized after the drawing last Tuesday that the ticket was missing.The Ohio Lottery said last week that the winning ticket was sold at the store, about 15
Jan 5, 2004, 8:39 pm - Lottery News

Lottery, legislators tug at unclaimed jackpots
A record-setting $50 million lottery ticket that went unclaimed looks likely to be more bad luck, this time for the Florida Lottery.The largest jackpot left on the table in Florida history is inspiring a flood of legislation requiring that such dollars go directly to education not back into future prizes or promotions as current law allows.The Florida Lottery warns such a move could backfire, reducing payouts and, in turn, the volume of ticket sales.Some state legislators, eager to pump money in
Dec 24, 2003, 6:51 am - Lottery News

Millions in lottery winnings unclaimed in Singapore
Millions of dollars in lottery prizes have gone unclaimed in Singapore by people who struck it rich but did not collect the prizes, it was reported on Thursday.So forgetful or careless are these players that a whopping 23 million Singapore dollars (US$13.3 million) went unclaimed between April and March, according to the daily newspaper Streats.A spokeswoman for Singapore Pools, which runs Toto, 4-D, Big Sweep and Score, said the amount was less than 1 per cent of the total annual price payout
Nov 28, 2003, 6:05 am - Lottery News

£2.6m Lottery win goes unclaimed
A 2.6 million National Lottery jackpot has gone unclaimed and is to be handed over to good causes.It's the third largest prize in the lottery's history to go unclaimed.Organisers Camelot had urged players to have a final search for the winning Lotto Extra ticket.It was bought in south-east Northumberland for the draw on Saturday May 10 and carried the numbers 2, 7, 17, 25, 38 and 44.In February this year a 2,928,214 Lotto jackpot ticket, also bought in the Northumberland area, remained unclaim
Nov 7, 2003, 4:34 am - Lottery News

House approves spending unclaimed lottery jackpot on colleges
The Florida Legislature voted unanimously Thursday to direct $30 million from an unclaimed lottery jackpot to community colleges and state universities.A ticket sold in the Miami area last March was the sole winner of a $50 million jackpot, but nobody turned it in before a 180-day deadline. The total amount available from the jackpot is $30.1 million -- the same as if the winner took a lump sum payment instead of 30 annual payments.State law normally requires unclaimed winnings to be put back in
Oct 24, 2003, 3:51 am - Lottery News

$28M Calif. Lotto Ticket Still Unclaimed
Someone out there could be a millionaire tonight and not even know it. A huge lottery jackpot has gone unclaimed for more than a month now.You could call it the biggest little casino in Northern California, Kavanagh's Liquor Store boasts four lotto winners totaling $48 million. The house's - or, rather, the liquor store's - share totals about a quarter million dollars. Now that the word of Kavanagh's win streak is out, folks are pouring in.Lottery player Sally Holloway says, After the last winn
Oct 16, 2003, 3:36 am - Lottery News

Check your tickets: $30M still unclaimed
Take this $30 million, please.The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has $30.5 million to give away, but nobody is coming forward to take the prize. The jackpot from the April 11 Super 7 draw is still unclaimed after almost six months.It's the largest jackpot on the corporation's books ever to go without being claimed.The winner has up to a year to claim the $30-million prize.If it is not claimed, the money goes back into the general lottery pot for future draws, she said.Lottery officials said th
Sep 29, 2003, 3:29 am - Lottery News

$5 million Texas Lottery jackpot unclaimed
As the midnight deadline passed Monday night, Kenneth Ford locked the doors of the Texas Lottery Commission claims department, and $5 million dollars quietly went unclaimed.Ford and Jesse Ireland, lottery specialists, volunteered to be the two of six commission employees to keep vigil until the 180-day deadline to claim the jackpot that expired at midnight. They said they volunteered because overtime is hard to come by, especially within a state agency. The best I can say is, you know, I don't
Jul 30, 2003, 3:42 am - Lottery News

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