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Another winning Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania
For the third time in four months, a winning Powerball ticket was bought in Western Pennsylvania -- this time in Marshall, state lottery officials said Thursday.The ticket for Wednesday's $18.7 million drawing was sold at the Sunoco A-Plus convenience store on Route 19.The winner -- who has not come forward yet -- matched all five white balls, 11-19-25-38-50, and the Powerball, 35. The lucky buyer can opt for the full annuity value or take a lump sum payment of $10.16 million, less 25 percent fo ...
Mar 18, 2005, 6:30 am - Lottery News forum

Self-service lottery machines popular in Pennsylvania
To Billy Kaldes, owner of The Spot in downtown Harrisburg, selling Pennsylvania lottery tickets is the biggest thing for business since the introduction of the Rendell Burger in 2003.Kaldes installed one of the lottery's new self-service ticket dispensers this month, and its first-week sales of $4,297 set a record.It earned him a visit yesterday from The Spot's last big thing, Gov. Ed Rendell, who touted the lottery's growth and picked up a couple of burgers. This terminal allows the player to g ...
Mar 16, 2005, 11:21 am - Lottery News forum

Self-service lottery machines to be installed in Penn. liquor stores
Officials at two Pennsylvania state agencies are working on introducing player-activated lottery-ticket terminals in state liquor stores. We're interested in anything that helps the state produce revenue, said Bill Epstein, a spokesman for the state Liquor Control Board, which is working with the state Department of Revenue, the lottery's overseer.The terminals allow players to buy instant tickets plus tickets for daily lotteries and Powerball, making them a step beyond the instant-ticket vendi ...
Feb 28, 2005, 10:11 am - Lottery News forum

Penn. officials study slots' effect on lottery revenues
Pennsylvania state senators pressed state Revenue Secretary Greg Fajt last week on just one of the many multimillion dollar questions pertaining to the imminent arrival of slot machines.Will the new gaming harm the Pennsylvania Lottery, now flourishing due to the many small-time gamblers who focus their wagering dollars on the numbers and instant games?Fajt's answer on behalf of the pro-slots Rendell administration: We don't think so.But no one knows for certain. The question has not been studie ...
Feb 21, 2005, 9:30 am - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania Lottery Scratch Games Investigated
Lottery tickets -- even the instant kind -- don't last forever.Not knowing about that expiration date could ruin your lucky day.If you've ever played a scratch-off lottery game, you have plenty of company in western Pennsylvania.Instant lottery ticket sales last year were $12 million in Beaver County, $14 million in Butler County, $36 million in Westmoreland County, $15 million in Washington County and $97 million -- the highest in Pennsylvania -- in Allegheny County.Ed Mahlman, Pennsylvania Lot ...
Feb 15, 2005, 10:06 am - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania trio claims Powerball lottery jackpot
Three Pittsburgh-area women who work at PNC Financial Services Group will split $14.7 million for sharing the winning ticket in the Jan. 22 Powerball drawing. I don't have any idea what I'm going to do with this, said Janet Bigler, of Blawnox, who works for PNC Advisors.Bigler bought the ticket with her sister, Karen Rodgers, assistant vice president of commercial loans, and their friend, Kathleen Fitzgerald, a clerk at PNC Bank.The women appeared at a news conference Tuesday with Gov. Ed Rende ...
Feb 9, 2005, 8:30 am - Lottery News forum

Pittsburgh newsstand sold winning Powerball lottery ticket
Jackie Murray probably gave away $26 million Friday.The winning Powerball lottery ticket was sold at Nielsen's newsstand, at 2 PNC Plaza in downtown Pittsburgh, where Murray was working Friday. Store manager Bob Fulton said it is the first winning Powerball ticket sold Downtown since the multi-state lottery came to Pennsylvania in 2002.The winner hasn't claimed the prize, valued at about $26.4 million if the person takes the payout over 29 years. If the winner opts for a lump-sum payment, it's w ...
Jan 25, 2005, 1:51 pm - Lottery News forum

Penn. woman wins $1 million with scratch-off lottery ticket
Donna Goeppert kissed a copy of her winning lottery ticket Wednesday, a day after the game had given her a big, fat, million-dollar smooch.Goeppert, a lifelong Bethlehem, Pennsylvania resident who plays the lottery religiously, scratched off a $1 million winner at Linden Food Market in the city. After taxes, she'll take home $750,000.''I'm still numb,'' Goeppert said Wednesday, standing next to her husband and mother at the Bethlehem Volunteer Fireman's Home Association, where she runs bingo twi ...
Jan 13, 2005, 9:06 am - Lottery News forum

Penn. store that sold winning Powerball lottery ticket identified
When Russell DeMatteo got the 3 a.m. call Thursday from New Castle police, he thought his Lawrence County convenience store had been robbed.Instead, he found Pennsylvania Lottery officials at Country Food Mart waiting to tell him that the store had sold the winning $171.4 million Powerball ticket. DeMatteo will collect $100,000 -- once a winner comes forward, or within 90 days. I certainly didn't expect this, said DeMatteo, 23. Lottery (officials) wanted me to come and meet them immediately. I ...
Dec 10, 2004, 9:59 am - Lottery News forum

First Penn. Lucky for Life Lotto Winner Claims Prize
Two Lehigh Valley residents became big winners in the Pennsylvania Lottery this week.One was Center Valley resident Donna DeMatos, who became the first winner of the state's new Lucky for Life game. The other is an unnamed Bethlehem man whose winning ticket has not been verified by state officials.DeMatos always wanted to be a nurse, but she worried about how to pay tuition while raising a family.Now, she will worry no more.DeMatos matched all six winning numbers in the game's initial drawing Sa ...
Oct 7, 2004, 8:16 am - Lottery News forum