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Oregon Powerball winners deny making demands for interviews
The Powerball jackpot winners from Southern Oregon say they have been unfairly portrayed in the national media.The claim came after The New York Post reported that Steve and Carolyn West of Medford and Bob and Frances Chaney of Jacksonville demanded amenities such as a private jet, Broadway tickets and a limousine tour in exchange for an exclusive interview on the NBC Today show. The two couples won a record $340 million Powerball jackpot on Oct. 19.But a spokesman for the family told the Medf ...
Nov 14, 2005, 9:48 am - Lottery News forum

Powerball lottery winners talk about hitting the jackpot
Remember the Powerball winners from southern Oregon? Well, they almost didn't win.When Carolyn West's parents asked her if she wanted to go in on a Powerball ticket, her husband told her not to waste her money. She didn't listen to him, and it turned out to be a decision worth millions. I told my wife we never win at that, let's go up to Seven Feathers and play some blackjack and have a good evening, but she has a mind of her own so she whispered to her dad and mom, 'go ahead, we'll go in with ...
Nov 8, 2005, 2:28 pm - Lottery News forum

Winners of $340 million Powerball lottery step forward
The answer to a multi-million dollar mystery has been revealed.For nearly three weeks Americans have been wondering who in Oregon won the $340 million dollar Powerball jackpot drawn on October 19.Well, now we know it was Steve and Carolyn West and Frances and Bob Cheney of Jacksonville, Ore. The two couples are splitting the largest Powerball jackpot in history.And it's staying all in the family, Frances and Bob are Carolyn's parents and the first to realize they'd won. That night, I got on the ...
Nov 8, 2005, 2:05 pm - Lottery News forum

Oregon Powerball winner will finally be announced
A Milton, West Virginia, native living in Oregon claims he won the $340 million Powerball lottery jackpot, according to his sister in Milton.Sylvia Neal said at first she didn't believe her brother, Robert Chaney, 72, when he called her the night of the drawing and said he was not only a millionaire, but a multimillionaire. You hear these things; you know it is true, but it did not sink in, Neal said. It is beginning to sink in. I feel at peace. We have always been close. He is a wonderful per ...
Nov 5, 2005, 10:15 am - Lottery News forum

Rumors of minor’s lottery buy unfounded
Oregon lottery officials said Monday there's no truth to reports that they're investigating whether a 17-year-old bought a $340 million Powerball lottery ticket believed to belong to a Medford family.Representatives from the state Attorney General's Office and the Oregon Lottery Commission denied a Portland television station's report that they are looking into allegations that a minor bought the ticket reportedly held by local landscaper Steve West. We have no reason to believe a 17-year-old pu ...
Nov 1, 2005, 11:11 am - Lottery News forum

Winning lottery ticket purchased with stolen credit card
A woman bought a winning lottery ticket worth $1 million with a stolen credit card and could wind up with nothing if convicted, police said.Christina Goodenow, 38, of White City in southern Oregon faced numerous theft-related charges, forgery and possession of methamphetamine, said authorities, who searched her home Thursday. The card belonged to a deceased relative, they said.If convicted of any of the charges, Goodenow will not be able to collect prize money from the winning ticket, said polic ...
Oct 28, 2005, 5:25 pm - Lottery News forum

Dad's Powerball lottery win causes honor student to miss exam
OSU student loses sleep, misses an exam after family wins huge Powerball prizeWho can think about school when your family's net worth suddenly stretches to nine numbers?Curtis West, the son of the reported $340 million Powerball jackpot winners, said he was so excited about the news that he missed one of his midterm exams at Oregon State University. I ended up not getting any sleep and when I did finally fall asleep I slept through my exam, the freshman wrote in an e-mail to the Mail Tribune ne ...
Oct 26, 2005, 9:12 am - Lottery News forum

Powerball lottery 'winner' turns coy
Steven West answered his front door Saturday morning, but he still wouldn't talk about his reportedly winning Powerball ticket.West, a self-employed landscape contractor who says he won the record $340 million jackpot, repeated that the family would talk to reporters Tuesday after meeting with a financial adviser. Oregon Lottery officials said Friday in Salem that no one has contacted them about the winning ticket, which is not official until verified by the Lottery. We don't know what to say, ...
Oct 24, 2005, 6:47 am - Lottery News forum

Oregon businessman has record Powerball lottery ticket
Steve West of Medford, Oregon, is a wealthy, wealthy man.West, a self-employed businessman, confirmed to ABC News that he and three other family members are the owners of the winning Powerball ticket worth $340 million. I still don't really believe that it's true, West told ABC News Radio. It just really hasn't sunk in well. I'm told by everybody else that this is a life-changing situation, and I didn't plan on wanting to change that much. I mean, the money always sounded great, but I didn't w ...
Oct 21, 2005, 1:20 pm - Lottery News forum

$340 million lottery ticket bought in Oregon gold rush town
A Powerball ticket worth $340 million was sold in the Gold Rush town of Jacksonville, Oregon lottery officials said today morning.Lottery officials said the winner or winners have not yet stepped forward to claim the largest jackpot in the game's history and the second-biggest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. Jacksonville is near Medford in the southwest part of the state.They said the tickets were sold at one of the two retailers in Jacksonville Ray's Food Place and J'ville Tavern.The store t ...
Oct 20, 2005, 1:46 pm - Lottery News forum