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Lottery scam investigation comes to Tennessee
Includes video report The Tennessee Education Lottery is cooperating with investigators as they look into one of the most elaborate lottery scams in U.S. history. The scam was the work of Eddie Tipton, a former security director with the Multi-State Lottery Association. Tipton has been convicted of fraud and sentenced to ten years in prison. But his brother and his old college roommate were recently arrested as the jackpot fixing investigation expanded. Prosecutors in Iowa say sur ...
May 11, 2016, 7:56 am - Lottery News forum

One New Jersey lottery player wins $429.6 million Powerball jackpot
By Todd Northrop It will be a Mother's Day unlike any other for one lucky New Jersey household. One winning ticket purchased in New Jersey matched the numbers drawn on Saturday night for the multi-state Powerball jackpot for a payout estimated at $429.6 million, the eighth-largest U.S. lottery prize in history. The winning numbers selected at 10:59 p.m. EDT were 5, 25, 26, 44, and 66, with Powerball number 9. The Power Play multiplier was 2. According to New Jersey Lottery officials, ...
May 8, 2016, 8:58 am - Lottery News forum

$415 MILLION: Powerball jackpot surges on rollover
7th-largest cash value in history By Todd Northrop Ready to start dreaming about dollar signs again? Just four months after people from every country went into frenzy trying to find creative ways to buy tickets for the biggest jackpot the world had ever seen, Powerball is back with another top-10 jackpot that can deliver multi-generational wealth. After nobody won Wednesday's advertised $348 million grand prize, the Powerball jackpot increased to a whopping $415 million for Saturday' ...
May 5, 2016, 8:18 am - Lottery News forum

$348 MILLION: April misses bring May riches
Powerball making another run at the record? By Todd Northrop This week Powerball will be the hot ticket, featuring a jackpot that will tempt a lot of people to take a chance at unimaginable wealth. The new high-water mark of $348 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $314 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Wednesday's Powerball jackpot is $226.1 million the 12th-largest ever recorded in Unite ...
May 1, 2016, 9:35 am - Lottery News forum

Third suspect surrenders in national lottery rigging scandal
A third man charged in a still-unfolding, multi-million dollar lottery rigging scandal investigation surrendered to authorities in Iowa on Thursday, his attorney said. Robert Clark Rhodes II was arrested last spring in his home state of Texas by authorities there, after Iowa prosecutors charged him with two counts of fraud for helping a then-top lottery security official allegedly rig multiple jackpot drawings. Rhodes challenged the arrest in court, claiming investigators did not have suff ...
Apr 28, 2016, 3:43 pm - Lottery News forum

$314 million jackpot puts Powerball back in spotlight
By Todd Northrop Big lottery jackpot hunters will have a jumbo-sized target this weekend, as the multi-state Powerball jackpot has crossed the $300 million mark. In fact, the lump-sum cash value of Saturday's $314 million Powerball jackpot is the 17th-largest of all time: $202.9 million. The complete top-25 list of United States lottery jackpot cash values can be found at the end of this article. Saturday's Powerball jackpot is the biggest US lottery jackpot since the world went bonkers ...
Apr 28, 2016, 10:14 am - Lottery News forum

Preliminary hearing rescheduled for Tommy Tipton in lottery rigging case
The latest case in a large-scale lottery rigging scheme is headed to the courtroom next week. Tommy Tipton turned himself in earlier this month after being charged with ongoing criminal conduct. Tommy's brother is former Multi-State Lottery Association employee Eddie Tipton, who is currently serving prison time for tampering with lottery equipment. Police say Eddie rigged the Hot Lotto game electronically to win him a jackpot for $16 million in December of 2010. Prosecutors recently ...
Apr 22, 2016, 9:53 am - Lottery News forum

Boyfriend of NC's $188M Powerball winner gets prison for heroin trafficking
At least she won't have to bail him out again anytime soon By Todd Northrop The boyfriend of North Carolina's biggest Powerball winner will spend time in prison and pay a hefty fine as part of a plea agreement in a drug case. Lamarr McDow, the 32-year-old boyfriend of $188 million Powerball winner Marie Holmes, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to traffic heroin in a Brunswick County, North Carolina, court Wednesday. McDow, who also goes by the name Hot Sauce , was sentenced ...
Apr 8, 2016, 10:04 am - Lottery News forum

Investigators find Tipton's software code to rig computerized lottery drawings
Last remaining defense shattered as investigators find and decipher jackpot rigging code A lottery vendor for years manipulated drawings to enrich himself and associates by installing software code that allowed him to predict winning numbers on specific days of the year, Iowa investigators alleged Wednesday. Authorities called the newly obtained forensic evidence a breakthrough in the investigation of alleged jackpot-fixing scheme by Eddie Tipton, former security director of the Multi-Stat ...
Apr 7, 2016, 8:32 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery scammer's brother facing criminal charges
The brother of a former Iowa lottery security official convicted of fixing a 2010 Hot Lotto drawing in an attempt to win millions is now facing an Iowa criminal charge of his own, online records show. Tommy Tipton, of Flatonia, Texas, was booked into the Polk County Jail at about 4:40 a.m. Wednesday on a felony charge of ongoing criminal conduct. He posted a $25,000 bond and was released from the jail before 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Tipton, 43, resigned his elected position as a Texas justi ...
Apr 6, 2016, 12:50 pm - Lottery News forum