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Lottery ticket number crucial to trial
When did Julie Prive learn the number of a lottery ticket worth $4 million?The outcome of a civil case pitting Prive, 27, who worked at the Tedeschi's in East Falmouth when the $10 scratch ticket was sold, against two other Falmouth residents could hinge on the answer to that question.Prive is being sued by Raymond MacDonald, 65, and Monica Hertz, 62, who both claim ownership of the $600 Million Spectacular ticket.MacDonald and Hertz both say they bought the ticket May 17, 2002, but did not real ...
Aug 13, 2004, 8:56 am - Lottery News forum

Store clerk tells how she found winning ticket
Battling the sniffs and coughs of a summer cold, Julie Prive, 27-year-old mother of two, stood before a jury in Barnstable County, Massachusetts Superior Court yesterday and recalled the evening in May 2002 when she had believed her life had changed forever.Prive said she was at home, sorting through a pile of lottery tickets she had collected from the trash at the Tedeschi convenience store where she worked, checking them and repackaging them for a second-chance game run by the state lottery to ...
Aug 12, 2004, 8:25 am - Lottery News forum

Two couples in court over ownership of $4 million scratch ticket
Two couples are fighting in court over ownership of a Massachusetts Lottery scratch ticket worth $4 million.According to testimony in the civil jury trial in Barnstable Superior Court, which got under way Monday, Julie Prive was a clerk at a Tedeschi's market in Falmouth in 2002, and began regularly collecting discarded losing scratch tickets. She entered these tickets in the Clean Fun Sweepstakes, the lottery's second-chance game designed to keep used tickets from becoming litter.Prive said tha ...
Aug 10, 2004, 9:47 am - Lottery News forum

Winning Scratch-off, Twice Cashed and Once Stolen
A Florida convenience store customer scratched off a winning ticket two weeks ago. But since he cashed in the winning lottery ticket, there's been trouble.After the winner cashed in his 5-hundred dollar prize, the ticket was stolen. A second man now admits he took the ticket and also cashed it in.Lottery tickets are big business at Pat's Kwik Stop. According to Ravi Patel, the store'sowner, lottery ticket sales amount to Something like 800, 900 dollars a day. Patel has owned the Nothwest Gain ...
Jul 30, 2004, 8:19 am - Lottery News forum

Evidence mounts against defendant in Mega Millions lawsuit
Stephen Kyle may have to reconsider his retirement plans.Kyle, an Olmsted Falls mail carrier, won $175,000 in the Mega Millions lottery last month but neglected to tell 19 co-workers in his lottery club.Kyle called the ticket a godsend, arriving just as he was preparing to file for bankruptcy. He said he hoped to retire within three years.Kyle, 51, of Amherst, told his deflated colleagues that he used $10 from his own pocket to buy the $175,000 ticket.The $100 from the club produced a measly $2 ...
Jul 30, 2004, 8:04 am - Lottery News forum

SEC Investigating Gtech in Brazil
Gtech Holdings Corp. said Thursday that the Securities and Exchange Commission opened a formal investigation into the lottery operator's dealings in Brazil.The SEC previously issued an informal request for documents from Gtech, as part of its investigation into public corruption matters in Brazil. Gtech said regulators told the company that the new order is a routine action, unrelated to any recent developments, that is intended to give the SEC adequate investigatory powers if needed.Gtech said ...
Jul 29, 2004, 1:44 pm - Lottery News forum

Missouri shuts down illegal lottery Web site
A young man from Festus, Missouri set up his own online lottery and named it after a TV show. He called his Web site pimpmyride.com. Pimp My Ride is a show on MTV. There's no connection between the show and the lottery.The lottery Web site invited people to enter the contest for a $2 fee. The winner of a random drawing was to get $20,000 to customize, or pimp out, their vehicle.The site drew entries from across the country. Some people entered as many as 100 times.According to court record ...
Jul 29, 2004, 1:30 pm - Lottery News forum

Mega Millions lottery fraudster tries boxing
Elecia Battle, the woman who caused a controversy when she falsely claimed that she lost a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket, is back in the news, and she's literally fighting to get there.Battle is now turning to boxing, fighting under the name Mega Battle Bad Girl. The former high school kick boxer made headlines in January when she claimed to have lost the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket, worth more than $150 million.She later said she was mistaken, and was charged with filing a fals ...
Jul 22, 2004, 7:33 am - Lottery News forum

$10,000 winner suing Tennessee lottery
How much is a lost chance at $1 million worth?That's the crucial question raised by a lawsuit filed by a Fayetteville man who claims mistakes during the state's first $1 million lottery drawing cost him a chance at the top prize.But determining how much he was damaged by a lost chance would be difficult, local attorneys said.Dennis Perry, a 57-year-old disabled veteran, won $10,000 in the June 26 drawing at Opry Mills. He was one of three finalists for the big prize. In a lawsuit filed in Lincol ...
Jul 19, 2004, 8:23 am - Lottery News forum

NY Court Says Video Lottery Games Unconstitutional
Video lottery games at New York State racetracks are illegal, a panel of state judges ruled on Wednesday, dealing a setback to Gov. George Pataki, who is counting on revenue from the terminals to help fund education.The judges' ruling found that a part of the law authorizing the terminals was unconstitutional because it earmarks a portion of revenues to horsebreeders and for larger racetrack purses. The law requires that the money be allocated exclusively for education, the court said.However, a ...
Jul 7, 2004, 5:50 pm - Lottery News forum