Study: Seven Ohio residents won the lottery more than 100 times
Includes video report
An analysis of an Ohio Lottery database reveals that seven Ohio residents have won the state lottery more than 100 times in the last three years.
A majority of those winners are in Northeast Ohio. Broadcast network News 5 attempted to contact the winners but they either did not want to be interviewed or could not be reached.
Lucky, said Sandy Hibsman, a Middleburg Heights resident reacting to the frequency of winners. Very, very lucky.
Hibsman added that she p ...
Apr 24, 2017, 8:58 am - Lottery News forum
NJ Lottery adding Quick Draw game to its lineup
Keno-style game will have drawings every five minutes
The New Jersey Lottery announced that it will soon be adding a new style of lottery play to its product lineup with Quick Draw, a game with drawings held every five minutes. Winning numbers are displayed on a television screen installed in retail locations where tickets are sold.
Quick Draw will most commonly be played in social settings such as bars, restaurants, bowling alleys, etc., where players stay for a period of time to socializ ...
Apr 19, 2017, 10:12 am - Lottery News forum
Waitress wins $292K from the Michigan Lottery's Keno game
Rachel Signorello made some money in tips while working at Playoffs Sports Bar and Grill on Friday, April 14.
She made significantly more making a quick Club Keno bet during that same shift. Signorello, 48, had to lock herself in a bathroom to calm down after winning a $292,524 Club Keno The Jack prize from the Michigan Lottery.
The waitress at the sports bar located at 27409 Goodard Road in Taylor matched her Jack numbers 05-07-10-27-29-31-37-40 to eight of the numbers drawn in drawn ins ...
Apr 19, 2017, 9:40 am - Lottery News forum
Free lottery ticket wins Indiana man $300,000
An Indiana man could hardly believe his eyes when he saw that he won $300,000 in the state's Quick Draw game.
I was at work, and I looked it up on my phone, Tim Ruston said. Finally, I saw ten numbers matched. I thought, 'No way!'
Tim matched 10 numbers on Quick Draw on Friday, March 24. He drove to Hoosier Lottery headquarters in Indianapolis from his hometown of Evansville the following Monday to claim the prize.
After discovering he won, Tim immediately called his wife from work to ...
Apr 4, 2017, 7:35 pm - Lottery News forum
Keno lottery games coming to North Carolina this fall
North Carolina's state-run lottery is expanding its gambling options with a new game starting this fall that could attract younger players and satisfy the thirst of legislators seeking more money for education initiatives.
The North Carolina Education Lottery Commission agreed Tuesday to offer the draw game called keno, which is already offered by lotteries in 16 other states. It's billed as an amusement for people who like to socialize in bars, restaurants, truck stops and other settings.
Mar 15, 2017, 7:54 am - Lottery News forum
Update: Players sue Delaware Lottery for $2M over disputed Keno tickets
Two Delaware men are claiming they haven't seen a penny of the $2 million they say the state lottery owes them after a computer glitch spewed out multiple matching numbers.
John Brookings Jr. and Richard Spence played Keno a bingo-style lottery game in which players can win based on how many numbers they match and how much they wager at a retailer in New Castle County last December, according to the lawsuit.
(See Keno players cash in on lottery glitch in Delaware, Lottery Post, Dec. 24, 20 ...
Nov 29, 2016, 1:08 pm - Lottery News forum
Idaho Lottery, legislature may be headed for showdown over new games
Idaho State Lottery officials are asking potential vendors to provide information on how they would offer Keno, simulated racing, fantasy sports and other illegal gambling games when they bid on a lucrative decade-long contract.
The state Lottery Commission could select the winner of the 10-year contract which comes with two optional 5-year extensions as early as November.
But some lawmakers are upset about the lottery's request for information on games like Keno, which is specifically ban ...
Sep 12, 2016, 11:20 am - Lottery News forum
Oregon man wins largest Keno 8-Spot prize ever
More than three months after hitting the winning numbers, a Springfield, Oregon, man has claimed a record-breaking Keno win of more than $300,000.
Bruce Buckley of Springfield purchased a single $2 Keno ticket on December 11, 2015 after turning in some bottles. That $2 ticket was worth $300,246.50 and was the highest Keno 8-spot win in Oregon Lottery history, Oregon Lottery said Monday.
I saw that the Keno 8-Spot jackpot was more than $50,000 and figured I would just buy one ticket, Buckl ...
Apr 5, 2016, 11:35 am - Lottery News forum
Keno players cash in on lottery glitch in Delaware
The luck has run out for some lottery winners in Delaware after state officials realized that a glitch meant the exact same winning numbers were drawn for six Keno games.
Sam Patel, owner of the Convenient Store in Wilmington, Delaware, says last week's glitch with the Keno Lottery game had business booming. He didn't realize something was wrong until a customer hit it big.
She was screaming again, 'Oh my God, oh my God. The same numbers are coming out again. Well, at that point she got m ...
Dec 24, 2015, 9:21 am - Lottery News forum
Wyoming Lottery shelves keno plan
Lawmakers not happy with Lottery pushing the limits of law
Some Wyoming lawmakers say they're bothered the Wyoming Lottery Corp. considered introducing keno without their approval and they expect to introduce legislation limiting the lottery.
In keno, players try to match numbers with random numbers displayed on video screens at a restaurant or a bar. The idea has been withdrawn after meetings with the lottery board and state lawmakers, said lottery CEO Jon Clontz.
The lottery has other ...
Oct 20, 2015, 9:09 am - Lottery News forum