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Three tickets bought at same store share the same $8.3 million New York Lotto jackpot
Lucky convenience store sells a lucky trio of lottery tickets By Kate Northrop Three winning tickets sold at the same convenience store in New York will be splitting the $8.3 million New York Lotto jackpot that was drawn on Wednesday night. One retailer in Manhattan is living up to its name after it sold three winning tickets for one single New York Lotto jackpot worth $8.3 million. The Lucky Choice Convenience store on West 72nd Street in the Upper West Side was lucky for sure ...
Nov 26, 2021, 11:35 am - Lottery News forum

Texas woman steals cousin's lottery ticket worth $1 million
Family crook is caught red-handed By Kate Northrop Authorities arrested a Texas woman Monday after she stole a $1 million winning lottery ticket from her cousin in New York, tricking him with forged paperwork. Iris Amador Argueta, 32, of Houston, misled her New York cousin to believe that she would cash in the winnings on his behalf so he could remain anonymous. According to Nassau County prosecutors, she also forged lottery documents to convince her relative that he had only w ...
Nov 10, 2021, 2:14 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery ticket sold in New York wins $431 million Mega Millions jackpot
By Kate Northrop After a run of 29 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 30th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game produced a single $431 million winner last night when one ticket sold in New York matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. The winner will now have to choose between being paid $431 million in 30 annually-increasing payments over 29 years or the lump-sum estimated cash value of $314.4 million. According to USA Mega's Mega Millions Jackpot Analysis, aft ...
Sep 22, 2021, 2:53 pm - Lottery News forum

New York Lottery changes Take 5 game to twice-daily drawings
Second daily drawing to begin next week By Kate Northrop The New York Lottery added a second daily drawing to its popular Take 5 draw game, with the change effective starting next week. Beginning this Monday, July 26, the Lottery will offer New York players another daily drawing for the Take 5 game, with one drawing to take place in the afternoon and the other in the evening. Take 5 created more than 2.5 million cash prize winners last fiscal year, New York Lottery Executive Di ...
Jul 23, 2021, 11:36 am - Lottery News forum

Prize payouts from New York Lottery frozen for the past week
Lottery commission lacks transparency; blames glitch for delay; players frustrated Update: Lottery Post has prize data published By Kate Northrop Some players are still unable to claim winnings from the New York Lottery since they froze prize payouts last Wednesday. The Lottery has put a hold on prize claims for the Powerball, New York Lotto, Cash4Life, and Take 5 games, blaming the delay on a glitch. On Thursday, June 10, the Lottery put out a statement on social media to alert ...
Jun 15, 2021, 10:55 am - Lottery News forum

New York City considering vaccination lottery incentive similar to Ohio's
By Kate Northrop A week after Ohio announced their Vax-a-Million lottery, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that his administration is considering a similar idea to motivate residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19. On Wednesday at a City Hall press briefing, de Blasio responded to a reporter who inquired about New York holding a separate lottery to incentivize unvaccinated residents to get a dose. We are talking about whether that kind of approach would add something, de Bla ...
May 19, 2021, 6:23 pm - Lottery News forum

New York Lottery launches "Money Dots" Quick Draw feature
By Kate Northrop New York Lottery players can now try out the Lottery's newest feature to accompany their Quick Draw keno-style game, an additional drawing called Money Dots that takes place every four minutes, right after the drawing for Quick Draw. For $1 a wager, players are given extra chances to win prizes of up to $50 with every Quick Draw game using the new Money Dots option, available at official Quick Draw retailers. Money Dots is a unique feature that is colorful and fun to p ...
Dec 29, 2020, 7:57 am - Lottery News forum

NY Lottery draw times changed
By Todd Northrop The New York Lottery Monday started drawing its games at different times of the day, upending years of ingrained habits by its players. Effective November 2, the New York Lottery games with new draw times include New York's Daily Numbers, Win4, Take 5, Pick 10, and Lotto. We are always looking for ways to provide convenience and accessibility for our players, said Lottery Director Gweneth Dean. The new draw times will help our retailers and players alike by moving draw ...
Nov 3, 2020, 11:58 am - Lottery News forum

Players vent frustrations as New York Lottery claim centers struggle to keep up
Limited options mean longer wait times for New Yorkers By Kate Northrop Players in New York City, and New York in general, have very limited options for claiming winnings since the pandemic hit, but players are increasingly growing more frustrated as wait times pile up with little relief in sight. With no open lottery service centers in New York City, players who want to claim winnings above $600 in-person have no choice but to travel upstate. Even then, the next available appointment c ...
Sep 12, 2020, 5:42 pm - Lottery News forum

New York Lottery joins Multi-State Lottery Association
The Board of Directors of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) has approved the New York Lottery's request for membership, with transitioning activities having started this week. The Multi-State Lottery Association was built by jurisdictional lotteries working together, said May Scheve Reardon, MUSL Board President and Missouri Lottery Executive Director. We look forward to continuing that spirit of collaboration with the New York Lottery as we further our mission of helping member lot ...
Jul 3, 2019, 3:40 pm - Lottery News forum

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