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Atlantic Lotto checking fraud complaints
Atlantic Lottery Corporation is investigating several complaints from customers who are worried they may have been defrauded of lottery winnings by retailers. The customers are concerned they might have won big prizes, but weren't told by the retailers checking the tickets, who then went on to claim the prizes as their own. Atlantic Lotto said it received the complaints in the days following reports on the CBC about similar incidents in Ontario and the United States. We did get a lot of c ...
Nov 14, 2006, 10:21 am - Lottery News forum

Atlantic Lottery Corporation starts online ticket sales
The online cash has started flowing for the Atlantic Lottery Corporation.It has pioneered a controversial website that sells lottery tickets on the Internet.The service went online Tuesday and by lunch time over 100 customers had wagered on games.The move has made it the first publicly-owned agency to sell virtual lottery tickets in Canada.Darlene Doucet, an Atlantic Lottery spokeswoman, says the corporation is particularly interested in people who already bank, make purchases and seek entertain ...
Aug 26, 2004, 7:29 am - Lottery News forum

Woman must split lottery windfall with ex-fiancé
A provincial Supreme Court judge has ruled that a Newfoundland woman must share her lottery winnings with her former fianc .In 1999, Susan Devereaux of Petty Harbour, Nfld., won $750,000 in an Atlantic Lotto draw. She and her fianc , Jim Everard, paid off the mortgage of the home they were sharing and each bought a vehicle.But shortly after the win, they split up.That's when the court battle began over the remaining $250,000, as well as the division of property bought with the original winnings. ...
Aug 18, 2004, 8:03 am - Lottery News forum

Atlantic Canadian couple wins $10 million
A Canadian woman who had just lost her job at a Cape Breton hardware store had a big change in her luck this weekend as she won a $10 million lottery jackpot. It's not hit yet, it really hasn't, Ferne Hawley told the ATV News on Sunday.Hawley was in the kitchen of her modest home in New Waterford when her longtime partner Tom Young returned from walking the dogs and started checking his lottery numbers. I said did you win? He said 'No, but somebody told me that the winner is in New Waterford. H ...
May 24, 2004, 8:36 am - Lottery News forum

Canada to change Lotto 6/49
Canada's Lotto 6/49 is going for gold with bigger jackpots and better chances of winning. Starting May 30, the first major changes in the game's 22-year history will take effect. We're hoping these changes will provide added excitement, said Kathleen Polyak, spokeswoman for the Western Canada Lottery Corporation.The game will still be based on the popular 6/49 format, but it will offer bigger jackpots more often, a new $5 prize category and better overall odds of winning a prize.But to enable b ...
May 20, 2004, 7:25 am - Lottery News forum

Luck almost went in the trash
Dartmouth lotto winner nearly tossed out million-dollar ticketBob and Joyce Waterfield have played the lottery for decades hoping to hit the jackpot.When they finally did, they very nearly chucked their good fortune in a trash bin.Mr. Waterfield had a list of Atlantic 6-49 winning numbers in his hands and the Dartmouth senior didn't like what he saw. I looked at it, I didn't have one number right. I damn near threw it away, he said Tuesday.But luck stayed with him and his wife of 59 years.He ke ...
Jan 21, 2004, 5:53 am - Lottery News forum

Santa comes early for LeBlanc family
A check for almost $65,000 is one way to guarantee a merry Christmas.Erica and Brandon LeBlanc of Fredericton celebrated their son Kieran's first birthday at Atlantic Lottery's head office in Moncton.They were the winners of the $64,900 second prize on Atlantic 6/49 for the Dec. 10 draw.LeBlanc, who went to a local corner store to buy a few grocery items, never dreamed she'd also be buying a winning ticket. It was only my second time buying an Atlantic 6/49 ticket, and I never thought this would ...
Dec 22, 2003, 6:06 am - Lottery News forum

Atlantic Lotto boosts 6/49 ticket prices and jackpots
Odds of winning will also improve when price of Lotto 6/49 ticket doubles to $2Atlantic Lottery Corporation's Lotto 6/49 is getting a face lift - its first since the game's inception in 1982.The changes will see bigger jackpots offered more often, better odds of winning at least something, and a new $5 prize category, all to be funded by doubling the cost of a ticket.Known by most players simply as the 6/49, Lotto 6/49 is one of the most popular lottery games ever. 6/49 is played on average by ...
Nov 26, 2003, 4:48 am - Lottery News forum