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Lotto winner's ex-wife fights back
The gloves have come off in the legal battle over Canada's biggest-ever individual lottery jackpot.In a new court filing, Nynna Ionson, the ex-wife of $30 million lottery winner Ray Sobeski, makes it clear that she considers him a calculating liar who would go to almost any lengths to keep his new-found wealth out of her hands. . . .after winning the $30,000,000, the Husband had told reporters that he did not have anyone special in his life, Ms. Ionson says in her 54-page affidavit. He did no ...
Dec 20, 2005, 7:57 am - Lottery News forum

SoCal man sues to get share of $315 million lottery jackpot
A medical lab technician has sued seven co-workers who shared a $315 million Mega Millions multi-state lottery jackpot, claiming he deserves a share of the money.Jonathan De La Cruz says he had always been part of the group when they bought lottery tickets but was off work the day they bought the winning ticket. His Orange County Superior Court lawsuit contends the group had an oral agreement that everyone would be included whenever they pooled their money to buy tickets.The winners - six lab te ...
Dec 16, 2005, 10:03 am - Lottery News forum

Group sues to stop N.C. lottery
North Carolina's state lottery would be declared illegal and work on the game would stop if a lawsuit filed in Wake County Superior Court on Thursday is successful.The suit claims the House and Senate circumvented requirements set forth in the state constitution when members of both houses voted on the lottery law this year.The N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law, a Raleigh-based group that sued to stop state economic incentive payments to Dell, filed the lottery suit on behalf of several clie ...
Dec 16, 2005, 7:41 am - Lottery News forum

Woman found guilty of stealing winning lottery ticket
On the day she allegedly stole a $175,000 winning lottery ticket, Dora Leal was a confused, emotional wreck, mourning the loss of her baby dog Pablo, Leal testified in a Cook County courtroom Tuesday.In fact, Leal's attorney would later tell jurors, Leal was so shaky that had she been working in a nitroglycerine factory, she could have blown up the whole town. If that was a plea for sympathy or an explanation for why Leal didn't realize she held a winning lottery ticket, jurors didn't buy it. ...
Dec 14, 2005, 7:12 am - Lottery News forum

Stolen lottery ticket trial underway in Chicago
The trial began Monday for a woman accused of stealing a winning lottery ticket from her co-workers. The Mega Millions prize was worth $178,000. The winning ticket is still missing.There was no violence involved in this case, and the person on trial was actually given at one point the item she is accused of stealing. Nonetheless, this two-year-old lottery controversy has found its way to the Cook County Criminal Courts Building.The 46-year-old wife and mother of two adult daughters sat at the de ...
Dec 13, 2005, 8:30 am - Lottery News forum

Group Expected To File Lawsuit To Stop N.C. Lottery
A lawsuit challenging how the lottery was created could be filed by the end of the week.The North Carolina Institute For Constitutional Law plans to base its lawsuit on the fact that when Senate leaders squeaked out the lottery bill in late August, they suspended the rules to complete three readings in just a matter of moments.Critics said, by law, the votes should have been spread out over a three-day period. Supporters moved quickly because two Republicans were absent.In recent months, Gov. Mi ...
Dec 13, 2005, 6:51 am - Lottery News forum

Illegal deals of Minn. Lottery revealed in court documents
Authorities investigating former Minnesota lottery director George Andersen suspected he was involved in bribery, conspiracy and conflicts of interest, court documents show.Search warrants unsealed Friday lay out the still-open criminal investigation into Andersen's dealings with Media Rare, a public relations firm that had no-bid contracts with the lottery. The warrants are the first public indication that investigators thought Andersen's dealings might have amounted to more than mismanagement. ...
Dec 5, 2005, 9:45 am - Lottery News forum

State, gambling foes argue about California joining Mega Millions
Attorneys for an antigambling group told a judge Friday that the hugely popular Mega Millions lottery game is illegal because it is not run solely by the state, violating the intent of the 1984 voter initiative authorizing California's lottery.State officials countered that the 12-state Mega Millions game is just like any other state lottery game. California retains control over the administration of Mega Millions within the state, including how and where tickets are sold, Deputy Attorney Genera ...
Dec 5, 2005, 7:57 am - Lottery News forum

N.C. Lottery panel trip may violate open meeting law
The North Carolina State Lottery Commission's planned trip to Tennessee appears to violate open meetings laws, some lawyers argue, although the commission chairman disagrees.At least five commissioners are going to Nashville, Tenn., on Friday to tour the Tennessee Lottery headquarters. They canceled their regularly scheduled meeting in Raleigh, but didn't send out notices of the Tennessee event nor post a notice in its regular meeting place in the Department of Administration building in Raleigh ...
Dec 2, 2005, 9:20 am - Lottery News forum

Million-dollar ticket fight goes before Mass. Lottery board
In the opening round of what may be a lengthy legal battle, an 83-year-old local man who found a winning Massachusetts lottery ticket in a trash bin defended his right to the $1 million prize yesterday, fending off a rival claim.The hearing, at the headquarters of the Massachusetts Lottery Commission in Braintree, was largely an exercise in legal technicalities.The commission said earlier this month is had already rejected a counterclaim on a ticket found by Edward St. John in a trash bin at the ...
Nov 30, 2005, 12:03 pm - Lottery News forum