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IRS ruling on Lotto fought
Greece woman wants sale of rights to be taxed as capital gain.New York Lottery winner Shirley B. Prebola of Greece could end up a $1.3 million loser if the Internal Revenue Service has its way.Prebola, also known as Shirley D. Begy, filed a petition asking the U.S. Tax Court here to overturn the IRS ruling that her 2000 sale of the remaining rights to her annual lottery payments was taxable as ordinary income instead of a long-term capital gain.Prebola won $17.5 million playing Lotto on May 31, ...
Apr 16, 2004, 9:42 am - Lottery News forum

Woman's love of lottery pays off big
Pleasant Valley resident wins $1 millionIt's a good thing Marlene Morrisette didn't listen to her husband.The 57-year-old Pleasant Valley mother and grandmother has been playing the Win For Life New York State Lottery game for years. Her husband, Gordon, thought she might have a problem. I'm the husband who told her 'stop playing, you're addicted,' Gordon Morrisette said Thursday. He would yell at me every once in a while, Marlene Morrisette agreed.Gordon Morrisette won't be complaining about ...
Apr 2, 2004, 5:01 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery millionaire admits laundering money for drug dealers
A man who won $6.7 million in the lottery a decade ago was ordered to stay in his house for six months for laundering money for drug dealers.That was the penalty imposed Tuesday on 73-year-old Carlos Rivera, who will be electronically monitored during that time. U.S. District Judge Norman Mordue also fined Rivera $30,000 and placed him on probation for three years after his home confinement is completed.Rivera admitted concealing cash payments he received from convicted drug dealers Victor and H ...
Mar 17, 2004, 11:05 am - Lottery News forum

New York Lottery Director Named
Niskayuna resident Nancy Palumbo has been named to head New York state's Division of the Lottery.Palumbo replaces Margaret DeFrancisco in the $137,000 job. DeFrancisco will take over as head of the Georgia State Lottery.Since 1999 Palumbo's been the executive deputy commissioner in charge of finance and administration for the state Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation. She was also deputy commissioner at the agency.Palumbo, who has worked in state government for 20 years, has hel ...
Jan 28, 2004, 9:16 am - Lottery News forum

4 women split $7M New York Lotto jackpot
Winning ticket, 2nd sold on Island in 10 weeks, purchased in Graniteville deliA dollar, a dream, and a ticket from a Richmond Avenue deli.In the past 10 weeks, Staten Island has produced a pair of lottery jackpot tickets worth a combined $24 million, and they've come from delis on the same street, separated by a few blocks.In November, a couple from Bulls Head won $17 million from a $5 Quick Pick ticket at A S Salumeria and Catering at 1720 Richmond Ave. in Bulls Head, walking away with a lump-s ...
Jan 27, 2004, 9:35 am - Lottery News forum

Pair Torn A$under
A terminally ill World War II veteran - who sued his wife because she dumped him to run off with their winning $25 million New York Lotto ticket - enjoyed a bittersweet victory yesterday, getting both a piece of the jackpot and a divorce. She betrayed me - it was nothing but greed. But this gave me closure and vindication, Kenneth Parker, 77, told The Post as he sat in a wheelchair hooked up to an oxygen tank.Connie Parker, 74, agreed to settle with her now ex-hubby following 11th-hour negotiat ...
Jan 21, 2004, 5:46 am - Lottery News forum

One winner takes $35 million New York Lotto jackpot
One ticket matched all six numbers in Wednesday's New York Lotto drawing to win a jackpot of $35 million.The winning ticket was sold in New York City.In addition to the jackpot, two tickets matched five numbers plus the Bonus Number to each win the second prize of $319,527. Those tickets were sold in Nassau County and Richmond County. The Richmond County ticket was a Quick Pick.91 tickets matched five numbers without matching the bonus for a prize. Those ticket are each worth $834.The winning ...
Jan 15, 2004, 6:04 am - Lottery News forum

New York Lotto Rolls to $35 Million
There were no tickets matching all six numbers in Saturday's New York Lotto drawing, sending the jackpot to $35 million for the Wednesday drawing.Although there were no first prize winners, 46 players matched 5 of 6 numbers for a $1,934 prize, and 3,115 players matched 4 out of 6 numbers for a $32.00 prize.None of the 46 players matching 5 of 6 numbers matched the Bonus Number. The bonus prize was worth $536,865, and it will roll over to Wednesday's drawing.The winning numbers were 15-18-39-45- ...
Jan 12, 2004, 6:52 am - Lottery News forum

Mega-visions of $ugarplums
Long lines as jackpot hits 155MA lunch hour spent standing in line is a small price to pay for a shot at $155 million.Holding tight to hopes of whirlwind vacations and early retirement, New Yorkers waited as long as it took yesterday for Mega Millions lottery tickets. It gives you one great night of sleep dreaming about winning, said Adam Berman, 37, a lawyer who lives on the upper West Side. That's worth a dollar. Yesterday's rush for tickets in the 11 states that play Mega Millions hiked the ...
Dec 30, 2003, 5:48 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery 'winner' sues for $63M
All he wants for Christmas is $63 million - plus interest.A Brooklyn man has filed suit against New York Lottery, claiming he won last year's Mega Millions drawing on Christmas Eve.Dr. Fritzner Bechette claims he lost the ticket in a non-retrievable situation and has tried to claim the prize since last Dec. 25.Lottery officials say the ticket is worth $68 million. It wasn't immediately clear why Bechette is suing for $5 million less. The suit was filed in Queens Supreme Court last week.The dea ...
Dec 23, 2003, 5:37 am - Lottery News forum