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Australian woman's winnings stolen after she posts selfie with winning ticket
Includes audio report By Todd Northrop A Perth, Australia, woman who won $825 on the Melbourne Cup horse race was shocked to find someone else claimed her winnings before she could, using details from her celebratory Facebook selfie. Chantelle told radio station Triple M she was thrilled to have won hundreds after picking 101-to-1 shot Cup winner Prince of Penzance. She posted a selfie of herself posing with the winning ticket to celebrate. When we found out we naturally took a bit o ...
Nov 4, 2015, 9:22 am - Lottery News forum

Maryland Lottery to join Cash4Life game in early 2016
Includes audio report Maryland gambling officials issued their approval Thursday for the state to join the multi-state Cash4Life game starting in early 2016. Cash4Life, which started in 2014 as a two-state game played in New Jersey and New York, has been popular with players and is steadily adding new member states. In addition to the original two states, the game currently is offered in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Our expectation is to join them probably in January or February, said Go ...
Aug 28, 2015, 8:35 am - Lottery News forum

Wyoming Lottery kicks off media blitz
Powerball, Mega Millions tickets on sale Aug. 24 Includes video report The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today kicked off a comprehensive, statewide, multimedia marketing campaign as part of the countdown toward the initial sale of lottery tickets in Wyoming on August 24. The Get Ready to Play campaign launches today, July 23, across Wyoming in a number of mediums, from traditional print and broadcast advertising, to digital efforts. Television and radio ads focus on the quest to catch th ...
Jul 23, 2014, 2:47 pm - Lottery News forum

Iowa Lottery officials track down $1 million winner
Includes audio report After six months of sleuthing, Iowa Lottery officials made contact with a man who'd won a $1 million Powerball prize back in November but didn't know it because he hadn't checked the ticket. You've heard us say before that we want to see our prizes claimed when someone legitimately has won them, Lottery CEO Terry Rich said Monday. We hope that our work in this situation demonstrates that. Richard Watson of Belton, Mo., claimed his $1 million prize Monday at lotte ...
May 20, 2014, 10:29 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery hopefuls line up for chance to win $400M Powerball jackpot
Includes audio report Tonight's Powerball drawing carries an estimated $400 million jackpot, one of the largest in U.S. lottery history. It's rolled over 15 times since December and will be the fourth-biggest Powerball jackpot and sixth-highest lottery prize of all time. At A A Market in Hell's Kitchen, cashier Ali Muhammed is preparing for customers to line up. Everybody comes, said Muhammed. They play extra. Some people play for $100, $200. Changes in the ways big multistate l ...
Feb 19, 2014, 7:36 pm - Lottery News forum

Canadian lottery winner donates $40 million jackpot to charity
Includes audio report Unlike most big lottery winners who spend days, or even months, trying to figure out how they'll spend their newfound riches, Tom Crist needed only a moment to decide where his $40 million in winnings would go: all to charity. Top on the list would be the medical center that cared for his late wife when she developed cancer. Still, it took Crist more than six months to tell anybody including family members he'd won. The retired Calgary executive had been lunching betw ...
Dec 20, 2013, 9:45 am - Lottery News forum

Good Samaritan may get unclaimed lotto jackpot in Spain
Includes audio report A city in northwest Spain issued a rather unusual lost-and-found notice this week: FOUND: A lottery ticket bought more than a year ago, which entitles the owner to an unclaimed $6.3 million jackpot. LOST: The ticket's owner. From its El Gordo ( The Fat One ) Christmas lottery, to the summertime EuroMillions drawing, Spain is a country obsessed with playing the lottery especially in a dismal economy. With unemployment above 27 percent, many Spaniards figure th ...
Sep 20, 2013, 9:25 am - Lottery News forum

When love and lotto don't mix
Includes audio report Imagine winning lotto. If you're happily married you'll be sharing your windfall with your spouse without a second thought and if you're not so happily married, and you've separated, the money's all yours, right? It turns out things are not that simple and the Family Court could award a substantial amount to your ex. Believe it or not, there are quite a few cases involving lost love and lotto. Transcript Damien Carrick: Today on the Law Report, law students who ...
Sep 18, 2013, 7:33 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery winner stays grounded after $220 million jackpot
Says waiting to claim jackpot was best thing he did Includes audio report In 2005, Brad Duke of Star, Idaho, hit a huge jackpot: $220 million in the Powerball lottery. It took a couple days, even a couple of weeks, for the magnitude of his win to hit. He didn't tell anyone, and went about his daily routines while he tried to figure out what he wanted to do next. As a regular lottery player, Duke had let himself fantasize about what it might be like to win thousands of dollars someday. A ...
Aug 12, 2013, 4:15 pm - Lottery News forum

Is the future of the Mass. Lottery online?
Includes audio report Massachusetts has the highest per capita spending on the lottery, and the Massachusetts State Lottery raked in almost $1 billion in net profit last year. And yet, some state officials say there's an imminent threat to the Massachusetts lottery internet gambling. State Treasurer Steve Grossman wants to beat both the federal government and private gambling companies to the punch. He plans to ask the Legislature to change state law so that the Massachusetts lottery can g ...
Jan 10, 2013, 9:18 am - Lottery News forum

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