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$50 scratch-off lottery trend takes off in multiple states
Is your state the latest to add a $50 scratch-off? By Kate Northrop Lottery players are seeing the dawn of a new era in the lottery industry where $50 scratch-off tickets are now becoming the most expensive games one can reach for at a lottery retailer. More of the most expensive scratch-off tickets yet are making their way to retailer shelves across multiple states, and players will have to shell out some serious cash for these. Among the jurisdictions who recently announced t ...
Feb 16, 2022, 8:20 pm - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania Lottery awards its largest online prize ever
One online player wins $4 million in Mega Millions drawing this week By Kate Northrop The Pennsylvania Lottery announced today that it awarded its largest online prize ever to a player residing in Luzerne County. One lucky player is celebrating behind a screen after scooping up the Lottery's largest online payout at $4 million. The prize-winning ticket bought for the Mega Millions drawing on Tues., Jan. 18 matched all five white balls drawn, 4, 19, 39, 42, and 52, but missed th ...
Jan 19, 2022, 12:31 pm - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania man wins his fourth lottery jackpot
Prolific player's luck is going strong, offers advice for jackpot-chasers like him By Kate Northrop A lottery enthusiast from Pennsylvania is raking in his fourth jackpot win since 1999, and he has some advice for others chasing millions. Mike Lucky Luciano won a $1 million top prize on a $20 Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off ticket on Jan. 6, bringing his total winnings to $4.6 million since 1999. It's not the largest prize he's ever won. In 2016, he struck gold when he won $3 ...
Jan 17, 2022, 3:08 pm - Lottery News forum

Audit of frequent Pennsylvania Lottery winners draws concern
Lottery pushes back against stricter auditing processes for potential fraud By Kate Northrop The Pennsylvania Lottery is butting heads with Pennsylvania Auditor General Tim DeFoor on whether stronger controls are needed to monitor frequent lottery winners. An audit conducted on Pennsylvania Lottery winners of prizes between July 1, 2017 through Jan. 26, 2021 revealed that the Lottery gathers data on players who claim prizes of $600 and above solely for tax-related purposes but does ...
Nov 20, 2021, 7:28 pm - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania great-great-grandmother nets $1.2 million Cash 5 jackpot
Upgraded lawnmower is on the way By Kate Northrop A great-great-grandmother has big plans for her yard after winning a $1.2 million Cash 5 jackpot in the Pennsylvania Lottery. 83-year-old Lillian Hess of Lancaster County has been playing Cash 5, the Lottery's longest-running game, for years. Her persistence has finally paid off to the tune of a $1.2 million jackpot from the Sat., Sept. 18 drawing. The funny thing is I usually check my numbers when the TV station has the drawing on, ...
Oct 11, 2021, 11:47 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery ticket sold in Pennsylvania wins $516 million Mega Millions jackpot
Updated annuity and cash jackpot final tallies, and location winning ticket was sold By Todd Northrop After a run of 26 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 27th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions game produced a single $516 million winner last night when one lottery ticket sold in Pennsylvania matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. The winner will now have to choose between being paid $516 million in 30 annually-increasing payments over 29 years or the lump-sum cash value ...
May 22, 2021, 9:16 am - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania man arrested after using scissors and glue to make winning lottery tickets
The cut-and-paste con was caught By Kate Northrop Police arrested and jailed a Pennsylvania man on Tuesday after he was caught altering scratch-off lottery tickets to look like winners using scissors and a glue stick. Craig Marshall Stout, 45, of Jeannette tried cashing in his DIY lottery tickets at a 7-Eleven convenience store on Fosterville Road in Hempfield but failed to get away with it this time. His cut-and-paste methods had initially worked. Stout brought in three other fake t ...
Apr 7, 2021, 9:01 pm - Lottery News forum

PA man ordered to give former girlfriend half of $100,000 lottery prize
He broke up with her a week after winning By Kate Northrop A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel ruled on Friday that a man who split from his long-time girlfriend one week after winning $100,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket must give her half the winnings. During a period of attempted reconciliation in February 2018, Jeffrey Jones and Ruthann Colachino were ecstatic to win a $100,000 prize from the Bingo Squared scratch-off game. The money used to buy the winning ticket came from ...
Oct 12, 2020, 12:30 pm - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania woman wins $1 million from scratch-off ticket following husband's recent death
Life-changing win comes as a comfort in difficult times By Kate Northrop After a Pennsylvania woman suffered the tragic loss of her husband, her life took another unexpected turn when she won $1 million from a scratch-off lottery ticket. Charity Stivason's husband, Travis, suddenly passed away from a brain aneurysm on October 29 at only 47 years old. Her big lottery win a few months later would not replace her loss, but did provide some rare comfort to her life. Stivason of Leechburg ...
May 20, 2020, 9:47 am - Lottery News forum

Pa. store clerk accused of stealing over $17K worth of lottery tickets
Police in Meyersdale, Pennsylvania, say a woman stole more than $17,000 worth of lottery tickets from a Sheetz store where she worked. According to a criminal complaint, 37-year-old Cheryl Delawder was confronted by her manager after she was seen on video taking tickets from the lottery machines. Police say during an interview, Delawder admitted to police to stealing the tickets and cashing them out at different locations. According to the complaint, Delawder told police she had been steal ...
Feb 27, 2020, 5:00 am - Lottery News forum

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