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Men who threw away $100,000 scratch ticket now seek prize
Two men who say they bought a scratch-off lottery ticket and threw it away are seeking the $100,000 prize a woman claimed after she plucked it from a cafe's trash can.The men -- Ron Douglas of Waldron and Ron Vinson of Shelbyville, Indiana -- have hired a lawyer who said he sent a formal request to Hoosier Lottery officials for a $100,000 payment.Attorney Lee McNeely said he also talked about the situation with Ellen Corcella, the lottery's security director. The letter that I forwarded to them ...
Feb 25, 2005, 2:12 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery ticket plucked from trash wins $100,000
Finders keepers.That's the word from the Hoosier Lottery after a winning ticket worth $100,000 purchased in Shelbyville was tossed in the trash, then plucked out by a luckier person. If I drop $100,000 in the street and walk away and the next person picks it up, it's their money, Ellen Corcella, the lottery's security director, said Wednesday.The lottery paid the winnings, minus taxes, to Kerry Jeremiah, a Shelbyville woman who took the Hold 'em Poker ticket to the lottery's Downtown Indianap ...
Feb 17, 2005, 8:36 am - Lottery News forum

Special lottery for Indiana National Guard troops won't advance
An Indiana lawmaker expressed disappointment Thursday that her proposal for a special lottery to support the Indiana National Guard will not get a chance to advance in the state Senate.Republican Sen. Thomas Wyss of Fort Wayne, chairman of the Homeland Security, Utilities and Public Policy Committee, said he had problems with the bill by Sen. Vi Simpson, D-Bloomington, and would not give it a hearing. Among other things, he said it could set a precedent of the Legislature dictating special lotte ...
Feb 11, 2005, 2:42 pm - Lottery News forum

Indiana legislator attacks computerized lottery drawings
In a move hailed by opponents of computerized lottery drawings, Indiana State Representative Robert Alderman (R) introduced a bill last month that would force the Hoosier Lottery to revert back to traditional lottery ball machines.The bill, which would take effect on July 1, 2005, requires the Indiana State Lottery Commission to use numbered balls and machines to conduct lottery drawings. If passed, the bill would also voids a conflicting administrative rule which allows the Hoosier Lottery to ...
Feb 4, 2005, 11:27 am - Lottery News forum

Indiana gets new gaming and lottery chiefs
A Clay County judge who presided over the high-profile murder trial of nurse Orville Lynn Majors will become Indiana's next gambling regulator and the point person in a state review of Donald Trump's plans for the French Lick casino.Gov. Mitch Daniels on Thursday appointed Ernest E. Yelton, who spent 25 years on the Clay Circuit Court bench, as executive director of the Indiana Gaming Commission. One of Yelton's first tasks will be to review the commission's split decision in July to award the s ...
Jan 14, 2005, 11:36 am - Lottery News forum

Couple claims $15.7 million Hoosier Lottery jackpot
A Rushville, Indiana couple on Monday claimed a $15.7 million Hoosier Lottery jackpot, 12 days after the winning numbers were drawn.Ryan and Mary Beth Emerson claimed the prize from the Dec. 29 drawing.Ryan Emerson said he had gone to a Speedway near his house to change a $50 bill and decided to buy a lottery ticket, which turned out to be the winner.He said he saw the newspaper headline that said there was a local winner of the drawing, but figured it wasn't him. Finally on Friday, he checked ...
Jan 11, 2005, 9:15 am - Lottery News forum

Hoosier Lottery asks State Police to join scam probe
Hoosier Lottery officials Friday asked the Indiana State Police to help investigate their agency after a scandal over a rigged $1 million scratch-off game.Lottery Director Jack Ross said police will review and authenticate an internal investigation the agency is making following the controversy, which was uncovered earlier this week. I want to make sure the people of Indiana have confidence in the Hoosier Lottery, Ross said.Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi already is investigating the scam ...
Nov 13, 2004, 10:52 pm - Lottery News forum

Informant reported lottery scam
Agency criticized for silence in scratch-off case; director says he lacked evidence to notify policeMarion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi said Tuesday that Hoosier Lottery officials knew for months there were potential problems with a scratch-off game, but failed to notify police about their suspicions of a possible scam.A day after charging ex-security agent William C. Foreman and two other men with stealing from the lottery, Brizzi said an informant, rather than lottery officials, alerted his o ...
Nov 10, 2004, 1:21 pm - Lottery News forum

Ex-lottery official charged in $1 million payout scam
Man told 2 others where a winning ticket would be sold, prosecutors say.A former security officer for the Hoosier Lottery is accused of conspiring with two other men to rig a $1 million scratch-off game.Prosecutors say William C. Foreman told two men that a winning ticket in the $2,000,000 Bonus Spectacular game had been sent to a store in Cross Plains, Ind.One of those men then went to that store and bought its entire supply of the game's $20 tickets -- about $700 worth, according to court do ...
Nov 10, 2004, 1:19 pm - Lottery News forum

Woman To Use Lottery Winnings For Sister's Transplant
Woman Wins $10,000 On 'Hoosier Millionaire Show'A Martinsville, Indiana woman plans to use money she won on the Hoosier Millionaire Show to buy her sister a chance at life.Cindy Hoskins was diagnosed with nephritic syndrome 10 years ago, a disease that swells and damages the kidneys, RTV6's Jennifer Carmack reported. The damage has become so severe that doctors say she needs a kidney transplant in order to survive. I didn't have to ask ... my son, my daughter, my sister, all three were matches ...
Oct 19, 2004, 11:06 am - Lottery News forum