Kentucky store clerk wins $200,000 from duplicate lottery ticket
Someone out there has the other ticket worth $200,000
David Lee Franey owns four Franey's Food Mart locations in Owensboro. From time to time, one of his clerks will misprint a Kentucky Lottery ticket. Instead of going through the hassle of filing paperwork for a $1 ticket, I just always tell my clerks to tape them on the side of the terminal and I'll eat the cost myself, Franey said.
Little did he know yesterday that a $200,000 winning Powerball ticket had been taped to the side of the te ...
Dec 16, 2011, 4:45 pm - Lottery News forum
Retailer perspective: Selling a $254M lottery ticket
At first, Ranjit Singh didn't recognize the name of the customer who bought the quarter-of-a-billion-dollar-winning Powerball ticket across the counter of his gas station on Nov. 1. But then when he saw the man on television, he remembered. All of the employees of the BP on McGee Avenue in Stamford recognized him. He lived in the condos you could see from the station. He came in almost every workday and bought a cup of coffee on his way to work. Mr. Singh is pretty sure he remembers now, he told ...
Dec 12, 2011, 3:03 pm - Lottery News forum
Ct. Powerball lottery winners signed affidavit swearing they are only members of trust
The trust fund established by three Greenwich men who claimed the $254 million Powerball prize last month will expire in one year and the money will then go into a second trust, according to a copy of the trust agreement obtained by local media.
The three men signed an affidavit the day after a press conference announcing the Putnam Avenue Family Trust as the winner, swearing that the second trust named the West Putnam Avenue Trust has no silent partners and that no person ineligible to win t ...
Dec 7, 2011, 9:11 am - Lottery News forum
Powerball lottery winners award $1 million in grants
Three Connecticut men who claimed a $254 million Powerball jackpot last week made good on their statement that they would be immediately donating a sizable amount to charity.
The trustees of the Putnam Avenue Family Trust has awarded their first $1 million in charitable grants to five veteran support organizations.
The Putnam Avenue Family Trust was set up after the winning Connecticut lottery ticket, worth $254 million, was bought.
The organizations were selected on their proven abilit ...
Dec 5, 2011, 12:24 pm - Lottery News forum
Unclaimed Iowa lottery jackpot to expire Dec. 29
Even if claimed, winner gets $2M less due to fallen interest rates
Time appears to be running out on somebody's multimillion-dollar lottery payday.
Terry Rich, chief operating officer of the Iowa Lottery, said Tuesday the one-month countdown has begun for a Hot Lotto ticket that matched the jackpot numbers in last year's Dec. 29 drawing. The winning ticket was purchased at a Des Moines convenience store and will expire this Dec. 29 if the prize isn't claimed by then, he said.
It is sad ...
Dec 1, 2011, 11:55 am - Lottery News forum
Connecticut Powerball mystery deepens
Includes video report
Three money managers who claimed the state's record-breaking $254.2 million Powerball jackpot on Monday may still have a fight ahead of them in the court of public opinion.
A day after the trio announced they had scored the windfall on a $1 ticket one of them bought at a gas station, media reports surfaced Tuesday that the men had in fact acted on behalf of an anonymous client.
The speculation started almost immediately: Who could the mystery buyer be? A lucky hedg ...
Nov 30, 2011, 12:26 pm - Lottery News forum
Asset managers accused of fronting for real $254M Powerball winner
For three men who had apparently just won $254 million they looked far from ecstatic.
And last night the three wealthy bankers who came forward to claim a record Powerball jackpot were facing claims that they were not in fact the real winners.
An anonymous man one of their clients is said to have actually purchased the ticket but came to the trio to avoid the 'hassle' of his name becoming public.
They then allegedly set up a trust 'as a front' so that Tim Davidson, Brandon Lacoff, and G ...
Nov 29, 2011, 7:46 am - Lottery News forum
$254M Ct. Powerball jackpot claimed by 3 asset managers
Includes video report
The mystery winners of a $254 million Powerball jackpot, a record for Connecticut, need only look in the mirror for wealth management advice.
All three work for a boutique money management firm in Greenwich, which has fewer assets under its control ($82 million) than their newfound winnings.
Greg Skidmore, Brandon Lacoff and Tim Davidson of Belpointe LLC revealed themselves as the winners during a check presentation Monday at the Connecticut Lottery headquarters in ...
Nov 28, 2011, 8:12 pm - Lottery News forum
Prize money awarded to rightful lottery ticket holder
The Tennessee Lottery on Tuesday presented a $200,000 Powerball prize to a Sumner County man whose winning ticket was allegedly stolen by two convenience store clerks earlier this year.
The clerks were arrested and their case is pending in the Sumner County court system.
I am so thankful for the work that has gone into getting this prize to me, said Roy Chase, a retired employee of the Ford Glass Plant. This is a blessing for me and my family.
Police said Chase took the winning Powerb ...
Nov 23, 2011, 9:01 am - Lottery News forum
Georgia man turns trashed ticket into $250,000
Andrew Hunter, 24, turned his trash into cash when he picked up a discarded Mega Millions ticket.
When he realized he won $3 dollars for matching one number plus the Mega Ball number, he retrieved the ticket from the dumpsters at the end of his driveway and headed to the Quik Trip, 1655 Buford Highway in Cumming, Georgia.
Hunter, of Dawsonville, played his earnings on three quick pik numbers and scored.
The Taco Mac server won $250,000 on Tuesday's, Nov. 15 drawing. The notoriety is goi ...
Nov 18, 2011, 9:44 pm - Lottery News forum