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Judge awards excluded worker $1 million share of Big Game jackpot
A New Jersey Superior Court Judge ruled that a supermarket employee who thought she was included in a ticket-buying pool even though she couldn't immediately pay is entitled to share in a $32.9 million Big Game lottery jackpot.In a non-jury trial, Judge Mitchel Ostrer ruled Wednesday that Mary Marinelli, 49, of Dover Township is entitled to one-34th of the money won by employees of the Pathmark supermarket in Brick Township.David Mazie, the woman's attorney, said her share will be about $1 milli ...
Feb 13, 2004, 8:03 am - Lottery News forum

Woman Who Claimed Mega Millions Jackpot Changes Plea
The woman who gained national attention when she said she lost a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket has changed her mind about her legal case. Elecia Battle, 40, changed her plea from no contest to not guilty.Battle is charged with filing a false police report saying she purchased the winning ticket and then lost it in the parking lot of the convenience store. Her story was shot down when the real winner, Rebecca Jemison, came forward.A judge has granted the change in her plea. Battle also ask ...
Feb 13, 2004, 7:54 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Lottery wastes $1M on needless legal activities
The Tennessee Lottery has incurred out-of-control legal expenses that stem from needless and insignficant legal activities, according to recent reportsThe state lottery became embroiled in more controversy yesterday with the disclosure that the Tennessee Education Lottery Corp., which oversees all lottery operations, has been billed for more than $1 million in legal fees since it began work last August.Lottery CEO Rebecca Paul told the legislature's Lottery Oversight Committee that the corporati ...
Feb 12, 2004, 6:54 am - Lottery News forum

Rightful owner of Powerball ticket finally gets $100,000 prize
A Morgan City, Louisiana man whose $100,000 Powerball ticket was allegedly stolen finally got his money on Tuesday.Charles Stone, 33, received the check at the Louisiana Lottery's Metairie office, eight days after state troopers arrested three people for allegedly altering the ticket and trying to claim the cash for themselves. A fourth suspect was arrested Jan. 29. I feel very lucky, said Stone, adding that he plans to invest some, spend some of his winnings.Stone bought the ticket at a Hou ...
Feb 4, 2004, 5:20 am - Lottery News forum

Store Clerk Pleads 'Not Guilty' In Lottery Ticket Theft Case
A convenience store clerk who allegedly stole a woman's $20,000 lottery ticket is denying the charge.Antoine Reiche pleaded not guilty Monday at his arraignment on a charge of larceny over $250.On Jan. 19, Erika Schmitt, 18, told police that she bought a $2 lottery ticket from the Westboro convenience store where Reiche worked, scratched off 10 stars and discovered she was the jackpot winner.When she tried to redeem it, Reiche allegedly grabbed the ticket and told her she had scratched off only ...
Feb 3, 2004, 5:42 am - Lottery News forum

Powerball Record-Holder Arrested for Drunk Driving
The man who won the largest single lottery jackpot in U.S. history is in trouble again.Jack Whittaker, who hit the $314.9 million Powerball jackpot on Christmas 2002, was charged Sunday with drunk driving - just weeks after being charged with trying to assault a bar manager.Whittaker said he was on his way Sunday afternoon to Tri-State Racetrack and Gaming when he pulled off of Interstate 64 because of the treacherous weather. I'm nowhere near intoxicated, Whittaker told a local television stat ...
Jan 26, 2004, 12:18 am - Lottery News forum

Woman Says Store Clerk Stole Winning Lottery Ticket
Disputed Ticket Worth $20,000A Westborough, Massachusetts man faces a charge of larceny in the alleged theft of a lottery scratch ticket believed to be a $20,000 winner.According to the ticket buyer, the lottery agent claimed the ticket was only worth $100 and then refused to return it to the buyer.Erika Schmitt, 18, said Monday she bought a lottery ticket and scratched it while at a Quick Mart convenience store in Westborough. I was scratching and it was all stars, 10 stars. And I said, 'I th ...
Jan 23, 2004, 8:23 pm - Lottery News forum

Pair Torn A$under
A terminally ill World War II veteran - who sued his wife because she dumped him to run off with their winning $25 million New York Lotto ticket - enjoyed a bittersweet victory yesterday, getting both a piece of the jackpot and a divorce. She betrayed me - it was nothing but greed. But this gave me closure and vindication, Kenneth Parker, 77, told The Post as he sat in a wheelchair hooked up to an oxygen tank.Connie Parker, 74, agreed to settle with her now ex-hubby following 11th-hour negotiat ...
Jan 21, 2004, 5:46 am - Lottery News forum

Commission approves settlement between House leader, GTECH
The Rhode Island state Ethics Commission was to vote Tuesday on a proposed settlement that would have House Majority Leader Gordon Fox pay a $10,000 fine for voting on a $770 million, no-bid deal for the lottery company GTECH in which his law firm was involved.If the deal is approved by the panel, Fox, D-Providence, would be spared a potential $25,000 fine, if found guilty.Fox denied knowing his law firm had been hired to work for GTECH when he voted on April 20 on legislation to have GTECH run ...
Jan 20, 2004, 5:02 pm - Lottery News forum

Lotto tickets only good one time around
An apparent gold mine found in the convenience store trash was too good to be true.Police said Michael John Dornbrock, 45, of 2306 W. Fourth St., Cedar Falls, found a batch of winning scratch-off lottery tickets in the garbage of a Jefferson Street store.The tickets -- 16 in all -- had already been redeemed for cash and then thrown out, according to the police report.But Dornbrock dug them out and took them to the Hy-Vee grocery store on University Avenue where he tried to turn them in for cash ...
Jan 15, 2004, 12:28 pm - Lottery News forum