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Jury: Lottery winner must pay ex-boyfriend part of winnings
A jury Thursday ruled that a former middle school teacher who won a $1 million lottery jackpot must pay $291,000 to her former sweetheart, who testified that he handed her the money to buy the winning ticket. Lynn Poirier, 62, claimed the prize in 2007. Her live-in boyfriend, Howard Browning, 62, sued her a few months later, claiming they had a long-standing agreement: If one of them won a major lottery prize, they'd split it 50-50. But Poirier gave jurors a very different version of event ...
Yesterday, 12:55 pm - Lottery News forum

First lawsuit in state lottery-fixing scandal seeks millions
It was one of those feel-good moments that lotteries love to promote when Lucky Larry Dawson smiled as he claimed a $9 million jackpot, surrounded by kids and grandkids. But five years later, the Iowa man could become a key player in a barrage of litigation that threatens to cost state lotteries tens of millions of dollars in damages in an insider jackpot-rigging scandal. A Des Moines law firm filed a lawsuit Wednesday on Dawson's behalf seeking to declare that his Hot Lotto jackpot in May 20 ...
Feb 4, 2016, 9:10 pm - Lottery News forum

With $63M jackpot expiring today, Calif. Lottery sued by owner of damaged ticket
A man who claims he purchased the winning $63 million SuperLotto Plus ticket purchased in Chatsworth has taken legal action to be declared the winner as lottery officials continue their search for a last-minute winner. The winning ticket for the Aug. 8 drawing was sold at the 7-Eleven store located at 20871 Lassen Street and whoever bought that ticket has 180 days to claim their prize, Lottery Post reported. The ticket matched all of the winning numbers: 1, 16, 30, 33, and 46, with Mega nu ...
Feb 4, 2016, 2:16 pm - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Powerball lottery winners sued by inmate
Maybe all those TV appearances weren't such a great idea As the Powerball jackpot topped $1 billion, the frenzy grew. It was fun to dream, even if you knew you stood little chance. But often, a winner faces suits by friends, co-workers, even family. Sadly, it has now happened to the winning Robinson family of Munford, Tennessee. Jonathan Lee Riches, also known as Jihadi Schitz, has sued the Multistate Lottery Commission, Powerball and the Robinson family. The suit attempts to halt the payout ...
Feb 3, 2016, 8:28 am - Lottery News forum

Florida lottery winner back in court for retrial
Includes video report A retired Florida school teacher is back in court this week, fighting to keep her $1 million dollar lottery win. Her live-in boyfriend at the time, Howard Browning, says the couple had a more than 10 year oral agreement that if either won the lottery, they would split the money. This case went to trial back in 2012, and teacher Lynne Poirer won that case, but the Supreme Court of Florida sent the case back for retrial. In front of Judge Melanie Chase, Browning took ...
Feb 2, 2016, 10:10 am - Lottery News forum

NC Powerball winner in trouble again
This time she is served criminal summons for threats and harassment Includes video report The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office has served a misdemeanor criminal summons to North Carolina's $188 million Powerball winner, Marie Holmes. According to court documents, Lorna Marlowe has accused Holmes of making threatening and harassing phone calls on Jan. 10. Marlowe filed the complaint that same day. The criminal summons alleges Holmes threatened to inflict bodily harm on Marlowe. It al ...
Jan 15, 2016, 9:12 am - Lottery News forum

WATCH: Buddhist monk fights back after getting robbed buying lottery tickets
Includes video report Police are searching for a man who was caught on video robbing a Buddhist monk as he bought lottery tickets in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, convenience store. Police said the 61-year-old monk was at a Sunoco gas station store on South Broad Street buying lottery tickets from a machine on Jan. 3 when an unidentified black male snatched $350 in cash from the monk's hands and ran out of the door. The monk is then seen on video chasing the man into the gas station pa ...
Jan 12, 2016, 11:05 am - Lottery News forum

Canadians need to be creative about buying, redeeming Powerball lottery tickets
Includes video report With Canadians in a frenzy to get a piece of the U.S. Powerball draw, consumer advocates say people should exercise caution before forking out cash for tickets. No one matched the Powerball numbers this weekend, meaning the already-record setting prize is now at an estimated $1.3 billion US almost $2 billion Canadian. The next draw is Wednesday, and the odds to win are close to one in 300 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. It's expected ...
Jan 12, 2016, 8:59 am - Lottery News forum

N.C. lottery winner bails out convict fiancé fourth time
This time she posts $12 million bond for 'Hot Sauce' He might win a prize of his own for being the worst fianc ever. Or maybe she'll win a prize for being most gullible. In what almost seems like clockwork, $188 million Powerball winner Marie Holmes has bailed out her fianc from jail for a fourth time in less than a year, this time posting a $12 million bond for his release. Holmes made national headlines last February when she was one of three winners who split a $564 million Powerball ...
Jan 4, 2016, 8:46 am - Lottery News forum

Dutch court rules woman who won lottery during divorce can keep it all
A woman who won a 2.1 million (US$2.3 million) lottery prize during a divorce has no obligation to share it with her ex-husband, according to a Dutch court decision published on Tuesday. The Amsterdam District Court ruling said the couple had listed the shared assets they wished to divide at the time they filed for divorce on Oct. 20, 2014, though the divorce was not formally granted until June 2015. The woman won the Post Code Lottery on New Year's Day 2015. The man had argued that he and ...
Dec 29, 2015, 2:14 pm - Lottery News forum

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