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DC woman wins two top prizes in different scratch-off lottery games within four months
Double-lucky winner is $300,000 richer By Kate Northrop One lucky Washington, D.C. woman won two top prizes on two different scratch-off tickets four months apart. Not only did Sherri Fowler of Washington, D.C. win two top prizes on a scratch-off ticket on two separate occasions, but she did so within four months. Most lottery winners are happy to finally come into their big win after buying scratch-off tickets for years. Fowler did it twice in four months. Not only that, bu
Jun 18, 2024, 2:48 pm - Lottery News

DC man sues the lottery after incorrect numbers posted on website would have won him $340 million
A Washington, D.C. man who thought he had won a $340 million Powerball jackpot is suing the lottery and other companies related to the Powerball game after the district's website displayed the wrong winning numbers, which happened to match the numbers on his ticket. John Cheeks purchased a Powerball lottery ticket at the center of the dispute on Jan. 6, 2023. Although Cheeks did not see the Powerball drawing the following day, he saw his numbers posted on the DC lottery's website two days la
Feb 21, 2024, 7:48 am - Lottery News

Washington, D.C. woman wins $2 million Powerball prize from lottery ticket gifted to her by husband
Winner unwraps the perfect present on Christmas Day By Kate Northrop A Powerball lottery ticket ended up being the best present under the Christmas tree for one Washington D.C. woman, who won $2 million from the ticket gifted to her by her husband. A Washington D.C. woman won $2 million on a Powerball lottery ticket that she received as a gift from her husband on Christmas Day. Pamela V. rang in the new year with a $2 million winning Powerball ticket in-hand thanks to her husband
Jan 9, 2024, 12:36 pm - Lottery News

Homeless veteran who lost everything in pandemic wins D.C. vaccine lottery prize
When I thought everything was going wrong, this really helped me out By Kate Northrop An Air Force veteran who lost his job, home, and car to the pandemic was desperate for support when he arrived at a Washington D.C. homeless shelter, but things changed for the better when he won a prize in the D.C. vaccine lottery. Everything was moving in the wrong direction for Sung-ha Jou, 44, right as the COVID-19 pandemic landed in the U.S. When all seemed lost, his luck suddenly changed when h
Jul 13, 2021, 2:04 pm - Lottery News

Questions surround D.C. lottery and gambling contract, but high-level D.C. staffer says it's fine
Several D.C. Council members are asking whether the $215 million lottery and sports gambling contract the council approved this summer fulfills local business subcontracting requirements. This week, they got an answer from a high-level District staffer: Everything's fine. Yes, the contract is compliant with D.C. law requiring companies with large public contracts to subcontract some of the work to local businesses, Kristi Whitfield, director of the department responsible for monitoring compl
Sep 18, 2019, 9:54 am - Lottery News

The little firm that got a big chunk of D.C.'s lottery and sports gambling contract has no employees
The Greek company Intralot, which last month received a $215 million contract to bring sports gambling to the nation's capital and to continue running its lottery, says more than half the work will go to a small D.C. firm a condition that helped the gaming giant win the no-bid contract. The firm, Veterans Services Corp., will perform the ENTIRE subcontract with its own organization and resources, according to a document signed this summer by a top Intralot executive. District law requires
Sep 2, 2019, 6:36 am - Lottery News

DC Lottery to payout $127K for reporting wrong winning numbers
The D.C. Lottery says it is paying out tens of thousands of dollars to people who have losing tickets after the lottery reported the wrong winning numbers due to human error. The mistake is limited to the evening drawings of the DC-2, DC-3, DC-4 and DC-5 games on Dec. 12, 2018. According to data provided by D.C. Lottery, 773 losing tickets were designated as winning because of the error. The total winnings for those tickets is $127,505. As of Tuesday, 443 of the tickets had been redeemed
Jan 11, 2019, 8:07 pm - Lottery News

[UPDATE] D.C. woman who tried to redeem faulty ticket admitted to forging second 'winner'
By Todd Northrop A Washington, D.C. woman who enlisted the help of local media to try and claim a faulty Virginia Lottery scratch-off ticket actually tried to claim a second lottery ticket of the same exact game that she admitted was a forgery. Lottery Post reported Wednesday morning that Ardella Newman of Washington, D.C. is taking the Virginia Lottery to task for denying her claim of a scratch-off ticket that she claims is worth $20,000. The Virginia Lottery had issued a statement that t
Sep 9, 2015, 7:48 pm - Lottery News

D.C. woman's 'winning' scratch ticket voided
Includes video report A Washington, D.C. woman is taking on the Virginia Lottery after she bought a winning ticket worth $20,000 but is not getting the money. The lottery said the ticket was issued in error. When I saw that $20,000, you don't know how excited I was, said Ardella Newman. On Aug. 22, at a lottery machine inside Shoppers in Alexandria, Newman thought she hit it big. On a $2 scratch-off ticket she matched the number 16 for $20,000. $20,000 could really, really help me,
Sep 9, 2015, 7:58 am - Lottery News

Director of DC Lottery dies after suffering an aneurysm
Buddy Roogow, the director of the DC Lottery since 2009, died Saturday after suffering an aneurysm. He was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. Roogow was 65. It is with great sadness that I announce that Buddy Roogow, director of the DC Lottery since 2009, passed away on Saturday morning, April 11, after spending Friday evening with family and friends. He was 65 years old. Buddy loved what he did and he was the Lottery's foremost champion. He was a consummate professional, dedicat
Apr 12, 2015, 8:56 am - Lottery News

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