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N.C. Powerball winner's fiancé jailed for third time this year
By Todd Northrop The man engaged to the North Carolina woman who claimed a Powerball lottery jackpot share worth $188 million earlier this year was placed back in jail for the third time in less than a year on Monday. Lamarr Andre McDow, also known as Hot Sauce, was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon. A spokeswoman for the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office said that McDow turned himself in after being indicted on the charge. He was processed out of the jail a short time lat ...
Oct 20, 2015, 9:14 am - Lottery News forum

Texas authorities had previously investigated brother of lottery cheat
By Todd Northrop The outrageous Hot Lotto rigging scandal that started in Iowa is now spreading into other states including Texas. Officials are taking a second look at a $570,000 winning multi-state lottery ticket purchased a decade ago in Colorado by a Central Texas judge. The investigation does not involve the Texas state lottery. Tommy Tipton, the subject of the investigation, is a Fayette County Justice of the Peace for Precinct 3, based in Flatonia. According to records from the T ...
Oct 14, 2015, 10:01 am - Lottery News forum

HOT LOTTO DRAWING CHEAT CHARGED WITH RIGGING MORE JACKPOTS
Computerized drawing nightmare: Colorado, Wisconsin jackpots may have been rigged Authorities say criminal enterprise ongoing for years Includes video report By Todd Northrop Authorities on Friday filed new charges against a former Iowa Lottery security officer who was convicted months ago of rigging a Hot Lotto game so he could win a $14 million jackpot. Authorities are now asking the public to report any similar cases around the country. Representatives for the Iowa Lottery a ...
Oct 9, 2015, 8:50 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan woman instantly quit job after winning $310M Powerball jackpot
Includes video report By Todd Northrop A Michigan woman found out she was the winner of the $310 million Powerball jackpot while sitting in the drive-thru at McDonald's. Julie Leach, 50, of Three Rivers, Michigan, was introduced as the big winner during a press conference on Tuesday held by the Michigan Lottery. Leach was a supervisor at Aquatic Bathware, a Michigan fiberglass factory, where she has worked for the past 23 years. Leach learned she was the big winner while she was at ...
Oct 6, 2015, 1:03 pm - Lottery News forum

Winning Powerball lottery ticket worth $310 million sold in Michigan
By Todd Northrop One lucky Michigan lottery player in possession of a Powerball ticket containing the numbers 21, 39, 40, 55, and 59, with Powerball number 17, just became a whole lot richer. After all the proceeds were tallied Wednesday night, the Powerball jackpot stood at $310.5 million. It was the second-largest Powerball jackpot prize offered this year. The winning ticket was sold at a Shell gas station in Three Rivers, Michigan. Customers and employees were at the gas station last ...
Oct 1, 2015, 8:03 am - Lottery News forum

Psychic key to Calif. man's $1 million Powerball win
A West Hollywood, California, man who won $1 million playing Powerball recently told California lottery officials that he might not have bought the ticket had it not been for an encounter with an online psychic. Kevin Millard matched five out of six numbers in the Powerball draw on Sept. 19, winning a total prize of $1,009,368, the state lottery said in a news release on Friday. Although he regularly played the lottery at one time, Millard had recently scaled back, except when it came to l ...
Sep 28, 2015, 7:42 pm - Lottery News forum

$301 MILLION: Huge Powerball jackpot on tap for this week
By Todd Northrop This week Powerball will be the hot ticket, featuring a jackpot larger than any other United States lottery drawing in more than seven months. The new high-water mark of $301 million for the current Powerball jackpot was achieved after no winning tickets were sold for Saturday night's $267 million grand prize. The lump-sum cash payout value of Saturday's Powerball jackpot is $191.4 million the 19th-largest ever recorded in United States lottery history. Players looki ...
Sep 27, 2015, 8:12 am - Lottery News forum

$1M lottery ticket found in Michigan woman's old mail
A Kentwood, Michigan, woman is $1 million richer after finding a winning Mega Millions ticket in a pile of old mail. During a recent visit to the store, the clerk told Tuttle someone had won $1 million with a ticket that had been purchased at the store. Tuttle then went home to check a pile of some old mail where she found the ticket, learning she was the big winner, according to the Michigan State Lottery. Linda Tuttle matched the first five winning numbers in the May 26 Mega Millions ...
Sep 25, 2015, 10:01 am - Lottery News forum

MUSL security worker who rigged drawing gets 10 years
Judges denies request for new trial By Todd Northrop Eddie Tipton, a former security official with the Multi-State Lottery Association, was sentenced to 10 years behind bars Wednesday morning. Tipton was sentenced to five years for each of the two counts of fraud, to run consecutively. He did not make a statement during the sentencing hearing. In July, a Polk County jury found him guilty of two counts of fraud. (See Former lottery security employee guilty of rigging $14.3M drawing, L ...
Sep 9, 2015, 11:34 am - Lottery News forum

Minnesota retiree scores his second big payout in 2015
Turns out, when it comes to beating long odds, Jeffrey Bock has just the right touch. For the second time this year, the 65-year-old St. Paul retiree has struck lottery gold, with his latest odds-defying reward proving even more lucrative than the first. Bock scored a $100,000 top prize payout by matching all 12 numbers in Sunday's All or Nothing drawing, Minnesota Lottery officials said Tuesday. About eight months ago, Bock won $20,000 with a $2 scratch-off ticket. After Sunday's dr ...
Sep 2, 2015, 8:27 am - Lottery News forum