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Friday the 13th is lucky day for Ohio lottery player
For the first time since 2013, a winning Mega Millions jackpot ticket has been sold in Ohio, lottery officials announced early Saturday. Friday the 13th was actually a lucky day for one Ohio ticket-holder who matched all six numbers drawn Friday evening to win the estimated $200 million top prize. The cash value is $121 million. The ticket was purchased at Blendon Drive Thru in Westerville, about 16 miles north of Columbus, lottery spokeswoman Sandra Neal said. She didn't yet know the iden ...
Nov 14, 2015, 7:55 am - Lottery News forum

Friday Mega Millions jackpot raised to $164 million
By Todd Northrop Tickets for the Friday night Mega Millions drawing are selling faster than expected, prompting the state lotteries to raise the jackpot estimate to $164 million. The previous estimate for the drawing, established early Wednesday morning, was $159 million. Mega Millions offers two jackpot payment options: the $164 million annuity prize paid out as one immediate payment followed by 29 annual graduated payments, or a lump-sum cash option. USA Mega estimates that Friday's n ...
Nov 6, 2015, 1:14 pm - Lottery News forum

Player in Tennessee wins first Powerball jackpot since game changed in Oct.
Update: Location where winning ticket was purchased is now identified By Todd Northrop A Tennessee Lottery player who purchased a ticket in Antioch has won the first Powerball jackpot since the game was changed in October. The lucky ticket-holder won a jackpot of $144.1 million in the drawing held Wednesday, November 4. Of course, no information is known about the winner until the prize is claimed. The Powerball winning numbers drawn Wednesday night were 2, 12, 17, 20, and 65, with P ...
Nov 5, 2015, 8:23 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Lottery joins multi-state Cash4Life game Sunday
By Todd Northrop Starting Sunday, Nov. 1, lottery players in Tennessee can participate in a growing multi-state game offering a top prize of $1000 per day for the rest of your life. Cash4Life was started in 2014 as a two-state game, played in New Jersey and New York, and has been slowly expanding into other states. Tennessee will be the fifth state to participate. Playing Cash4Life is just like playing other typical lotto games: players select 5 numbers from a field of 1 to 60, and 1 Ca ...
Oct 30, 2015, 10:28 am - Lottery News forum

Mistake lottery ticket wins California man $380K
He was already known as a regular customer at the 7-Eleven on West Olive Avenue in Burbank, but now Pat Tucker is one happy customer after clerk Manjit Singh accidentally sold him a winning Powerball ticket last week worth $380,774. Singh routinely sees Tucker while working at the 7-Eleven, where Tucker will typically purchase two Mega Millions tickets, twice per week. But last week, Singh accidentally sold him a $2 Powerball ticket, and when he realized he hit the wrong button, Singh offe ...
Oct 30, 2015, 8:42 am - Lottery News forum

Five friends win lottery after a decade of buying tickets together
Money won't be an issue for five friends from Yonkers anymore. A decade of buying lottery tickets together paid off big for the group of pals who hit the $106 million jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions game on Sept. 11. It was 52-year-old limo driver Edgar Lopez's turn to pick up the tickets so he stopped at Yonkers Grocery and Convenience to grab a Mega Millions quick pick. The following weekend, he got his friends together to share some big news they were all millionaires. I ...
Oct 29, 2015, 1:52 pm - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma Lottery warns about Powerball scam spreading through Facebook
The Oklahoma Lottery Commission is warning the public of a new scam that is affecting Facebook users nationwide. The Oklahoma Lottery says there is a post circulating on Facebook that allows users to click on a link taking them to a website claiming the Powerball is giving away $1 million jackpot instantly. The website address reportedly includes various misspellings of Powerball, including Powerbooll and Pawerball. Officials say there is also a letter circulating with a fake offer fro ...
Oct 22, 2015, 12:34 pm - Lottery News forum

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