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Aunt threatens to sue nephew over lottery jackpot
Includes video report A woman awarded half of a $1.2 million lottery prize in Nova Scotia says her nephew is dead to her after he took half of the prize money, and that she only wrote his name on the ticket for good luck. Meanwhile, at least one lawyer says she may have a case. Barb Reddick and her nephew, Tyrone MacInnis, each received checks for $611,319.50 on Thursday after a $1,222,639 ticket with both their names on it was pulled Wednesday night at a Chase the Ace draw in Margaree, N. ...
Jul 14, 2018, 9:17 am - Lottery News forum

Woman who won $1,500 in first state lottery wins $1 million 44 years later
Includes video report Carol Vymetal says she just may be the luckiest woman in Woodridge. Back in 1974, she won $1,500 in the Illinois Lottery's inaugural draw, and since then she's been a regular player, matching five numbers three or four times along the way. But all that green pales in comparison to what Vymetal came away with as one of three people who won $1 million each in the St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle. It doesn't make any difference if you win back the price of the ...
Apr 5, 2018, 7:39 am - Lottery News forum

CT Lottery security chief on paid leave following review of botched raffle draw
The Connecticut Lottery Corp. has placed its $139,000-a-year year security director, Alfred DuPuis, on a paid leave pending possible disciplinary action after an internal investigation concluded that he acted with gross neglect... of his duties leading up to a million-dollar blunder in a Jan. 1 drawing. (See Connecticut Lottery forced to redraw special New Year's raffle after 'human error', Lottery Post, Jan. 2, 2018.) Interim lottery CEO Chelsea Turner imposed the leave Thursday. That was ...
Feb 17, 2018, 8:28 pm - Lottery News forum

CT consumer protection agency issues investigative report about botched raffle drawing
An investigative report on the $1.375 million, New Year's Day lottery blunder spreads blame among the Connecticut Lottery Corp., state Department of Consumer Protection (DCP), and a national accounting firm hired to send an observer to the drawing to verify that proper procedures were followed. But that accounting firm, Marcum LLP, is denying all culpability in the snafu despite a contract with the lottery corporation requiring it to [o]bserve] that... the Lottery's Official Drawing Procedure ...
Feb 16, 2018, 9:10 am - Lottery News forum

Minnesota lottery ticket given by daughter to dad as Christmas gift hits for $1M
Don DeSaer got a lottery ticket for Christmas from his daughter a Minnesota Millionaire Raffle ticket. It turned out to be true to its name. The ticket proved to be worth $1 million, and now the family of six is divvying up the winnings equally. DeSaer, of Courtland in southern Minnesota, got the ticket from his daughter Amber DeSaer, who also bought one for herself at Casey's General Store in New Ulm, lottery officials announced Monday. Amber said it didn't take long for her to realize ...
Jan 23, 2018, 8:12 am - Lottery News forum

CT Lottery holds do-over raffle drawing
Million-dollar winner is one of the tickets excluded from the first drawing 16 tickets won prizes in both drawings The Connecticut Lottery Corp. held a do-over drawing Tuesday morning to partially correct a $1.375 million blunder that happened Jan. 1, when nearly half of the eligible tickets in the New Year's Million-Dollar Super Draw game 100,000 out of the 214,601 sold at $10 each were excluded from the drawing. The electronic drawing was conducted without apparent problems by a team ...
Jan 16, 2018, 1:34 pm - Lottery News forum

Connecticut Lottery to re-draw raffle Tuesday
The Connecticut Lottery Corp. has set Tuesday at 11 a.m. as the time for a do-over drawing to partly make up for a Jan. 1 fiasco in which nearly half the eligible tickets in the Super Draw game 100,000 out of 214,601 sold at $10 each were excluded by mistake. But some lottery players are still unhappy. The new drawing will be held as two investigations are already underway into how the $1.375 million error occurred on New Year's Day and it's unlikely to satisfy many of the holders of the 1 ...
Jan 13, 2018, 4:43 pm - Lottery News forum

Connecticut lawmaker may request hearings over costly drawing error
It should have been so easy for the five-member team in charge of a Jan. 1 lottery drawing to enter and verify the right numbers in a machine that electronically selected the winners of the Connecticut Lottery Corp.'s New Year's $1,000,000 Super Draw game. Such an easy thing, but now so many problems. The team members had the benefit of illustrated, step-by-step instructions that you or I could follow in the form an Official Drawing Procedures manual for the game in which $10 tickets were ...
Jan 6, 2018, 6:17 pm - Lottery News forum

Two CT Lottery employees on paid leave during probe of botched drawing
The Connecticut Lottery Corp. said Wednesday that it has placed two employees on paid administrative leave while it investigates a human error that shut 100,000 eligible tickets out of Monday's drawing in the New Year's $1,000,000 Super Draw game, forcing a second drawing yet to be scheduled. (See Connecticut Lottery forced to redraw special New Year's raffle after 'human error', Lottery Post, Jan. 2, 2018.) Investigations are being conducted by both the CT Lottery and the [state] Departm ...
Jan 4, 2018, 3:22 pm - Lottery News forum

Connecticut Lottery forced to redraw special New Year's raffle after 'human error'
Error made 100,000 raffle tickets unable to win Players of a special New Year's lottery raffle game in Connecticut may be out of luck if they tossed their tickets, after officials disclosed they need to hold a new drawing after 100,000 eligible tickets were mistakenly disregarded Monday. The Connecticut Lottery said there was a problem with the drawing due to human error, and a second drawing will be announced later this week. Winning tickets from both drawings will be honored, according t ...
Jan 2, 2018, 9:12 am - Lottery News forum