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Kansas may be loser in Oklahoma lottery
Mark Lunn can't wait for the Oklahoma lottery to get started.Lunn is a cashier at the Cenex gas station in South Haven, Kan., a dusty stopover four miles north of the state line on Interstate 35. Oklahoma residents, he said, form most of the station's customers for Kansas Lottery tickets.It can get overwhelming at times. We get swamped every time there's a drawing, Lunn said Thursday afternoon. They come from as far as Oklahoma City a lot of our regulars come from Oklahoma City. That may cha ...
Oct 3, 2005, 8:24 am - Lottery News forum

Kansas Lottery plans to unveil pocket-sized slot machines
If the Kansas Lottery has its way, thousands of people soon will be carrying small electronic slot machines in their coat or shirt pockets.The lottery plans to begin selling the battery-powered devices in early November for $20 each. They're about the size of a credit card, though a little thicker.The Lottery Commission unanimously approved the yet-unnamed game Monday, and Kansas would be the second state in the nation to try it. Iowa was the first, having started sales in May.Lottery Director ...
Sep 14, 2005, 6:39 am - Lottery News forum

Towns insulted by Kansas Lottery radio ad
Residents in two Kansas communities are angry over a radio spot for the Kansas Lottery that suggests their towns are boring.The Kansas Lottery is partnering with several Kansas radio stations to promote its Great Escape Hybrid Doubler tickets. The promotion gives listeners a chance to call in or register online for chances to win the tickets, trips or prizes such as concert tickets or spa treatments.But WIBW is changing its ad promoting the game after it angered tourism officials in Garden City ...
Aug 1, 2005, 10:30 am - Lottery News forum

Internet lottery game not popular with Kansas players
Despite a redesign and humorous new commercials, the Kansas eScratch lottery game is still underwhelming players.The lack of success by the Kansas eScratch lottery game illustrates that lottery players do not want a game to be played on the Internet just for the sake of being an online game.Since May, when the game was relaunched and promoted heavily, sales have been 89 percent higher than last year. But the games have still generated only $260,000 in the last month and a half, a mere drop compa ...
Jul 8, 2005, 12:24 pm - Lottery News forum

Kansas Lottery Re-tools eScratch Game
In addition to enjoying higher payouts and improved odds, Kansas eScratch players will be able to choose from more than 20 entertaining and interactive Internet games, including Hunting Bonanza, Groovy Hoops, Casino Golfer, Monopoly and Spin Words. Sales of eScratch have been somewhat disappointing since the initial launch of the game one year ago, said Kansas Lottery Executive Director Ed Van Petten. Our players have suggested ways to make the game better, and we've listened. We think Kansas ...
May 20, 2005, 1:09 pm - Lottery News forum

Kansas Man Claims $258,207 Super Kansas Cash Jackpot
A recent trip to the grocery store was a good reminder to check lottery tickets for one Cimarron, Kansas resident.When he checked his tickets, he discovered he had a Super Kansas Cash ticket worth $258,207. The man delivered the winning ticket to the Great Bend Lottery office on Monday afternoon and claimed the prize.We went to the local IGA store here in Cimarron to buy some groceries, said the winner. I saw that Lottery ticket in my wallet and decided we might as well check it. We had a $25 ...
Jan 4, 2005, 3:21 pm - Lottery News forum

Kansas Couple Discovers It Pays to Check Those Lottery Tickets
Kimberly Blatchford of Winfield, Kansas, recently claimed a $192,769 Super Kansas Cash jackpot from the Nov. 3, 2004 drawing. Blatchford and her fianc , Todd Cirks, delivered the winning ticket to Lottery Headquarters on Tuesday. We buy tickets for the Powerball and Super Kansas Cash games on a regular basis, said Todd Cirks. I had 15 to 20 tickets stuffed behind the sun visor in my truck. Last week I cleaned out the truck to take it in for some work, and just tossed my tickets on the desk i ...
Dec 8, 2004, 8:27 pm - Lottery News forum

Kansas lottery player keeps winning
Louis Guebara has good luck. In the year 2000, the Topeka resident won two big Kansas Cash jackpots. He won an $181,000 jackpot in May and a $130,002 jackpot in November. Now, he can add the title of $20,003 2by2 winner to his list of winnings. People ask me 'why I am so lucky?' and I just tell them that Im lucky because I keep on playing, Guebara said.Guebara, 78, is retired from Santa Fe, which is now Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad. Guebara worked for the railroad for 42 years. He ...
Aug 26, 2004, 3:05 pm - Lottery News forum

Winning Powerball lottery ticket in dispute
Kansas couple claims $200,000 Powerball ticket is theirsAn ownership dispute over a winning Powerball lottery ticket worth $200,000 prompted a Grantville, Kansas couple to file a lawsuit against the Kansas Lottery and the Kroger Co. earlier this month.Topeka attorney Danton Hejtmanek filed the lawsuit on Feb. 10 in Shawnee County District Court on behalf of Ara and Gary Carbonneau, who claim to have purchased a winning Powerball ticket and have a receipt to prove it.Michele A. Kaminski, who was ...
Feb 27, 2004, 4:40 am - Lottery News forum

Kansas Lottery Sales Above Projections
Kansas lottery sales continue to grow, as the third quarter of the fiscal year gets under way. Current sales reflect a $10 million increase over projected sales for the 2004 Fiscal Year. We believe our sales increases are a result of change we made in game development and marketing practices, reports Executive Director Ed Van Petten. We have introduced more instant games in the market, and these games have shown the largest increase. The Powerball game also boosts sales when the jackpots in ...
Jan 29, 2004, 7:01 am - Lottery News forum