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No lottery for N.C. pleases S.C. retailers
With North Carolina's lottery hopes dashed until at least next year, some of South Carolina's top retailers say they're pleased to maintain the region's lottery monopoly.But despite relying heavily on Tar Heel residents for sales, retailers here say they were never really worried to begin with.Some stores along the state line in northern York County estimate that around 80 percent of their lottery sales come from North Carolina, though workers said Wednesday they weren't fretting over the potent ...
Aug 25, 2005, 1:38 pm - Lottery News forum

N.D. Lottery chief says gas price might hurt lottery sales
Higher gasoline prices appear to be slowing lottery ticket sales, the North Dakota lottery director says.Lottery Director Chuck Keller said convenience stores have reported that the rising prices at the pump are affecting the sales of lottery tickets as well as such items as candy and pop. Most of our retailers are truck stops, and C-stores, convenience stores that do distribute fuel, whether it's diesel, gas, or both, Keller said.More promotions are being planned, including one that would allo ...
Aug 16, 2005, 7:09 am - Lottery News forum

N.J. store owners win lottery jackpot
Not only did Jr.'s Wholesale on McBride Avenue in Paterson, New Jersey, sell two winning lottery tickets totaling $3.25 million last month, but the family that owns the convenience store includes the winners, New Jersey Lottery officials confirmed Monday.The DeLillos, of Garfield, took home the Pick 6 Lotto top prize for the July 14 drawing.Their numbers - 13, 15, 21, 28, 38 and 39 -represent various birthdays and years, said Bob DeLillo Sr., who started Jr.'s Wholesale 21 years ago. Yeah, it wa ...
Aug 3, 2005, 10:48 am - Lottery News forum

Store owner who stole customer's winnings stripped of lottery license
A North Andover, Massachusetts, convenience store owner who admitted stealing a customer's winning lottery ticket has been stripped of his license to sell Massachusetts Lottery tickets, a lottery spokeswoman said.Police said Simboli kept the ticket and claimed the prize.Gelarderes reported the incident to police after she realized she'd played the winning numbers.Simboli, who maintains addresses in Beverly and North Andover, pleaded guilty in Lawrence District Court on Tuesday to a charge of lar ...
Jun 29, 2005, 5:00 pm - Lottery News forum

Honest store clerk returns $100,000 lottery ticket
Leslee Hobson isn't just lucky when it comes to lottery tickets. She is lucky she buys her coffee from John Martin each morning.Hobson brought three Powerball tickets into the Circle K convenience store in Stayton, Oregon on May 29.Martin, a clerk at the store, went through the tickets and returned her winnings of $3. One of the tickets, however, couldn't be processed. Something came up on the screen on the Lottery machine I'd never seen before, Martin said. It said, This is not a ticket.' Ho ...
Jun 27, 2005, 7:42 pm - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma Lottery expects to have 3,500 sales locations
Oklahoma will have 3,500 lottery outlets after the statewide game gears up later this year, one for every 1,000 residents, the state's lottery director said.Speaking at the Oklahoma Grocers Association conference at the Cox Convention Center Wednesday, Director Jim Scroggins said about 80 percent of the tickets will be sold in grocery and convenience stores and retailers can expect a return of about 6 percent.Scroggins promised to keep retailers happy, because we're not going to succeed unless ...
Jun 10, 2005, 1:30 pm - Lottery News forum

Bill would reward Tenn. retailers for cashing lottery tickets
Tennessee lottery retailers would also reap the benefit of a winning ticket under legislation that's moving through the General Assembly in its final days. The House Budget Subcommittee and House Finance Committee Monday passed a bill that removes the restriction prohibiting additional compensation to lottery retailers for cashing lottery tickets or shares.The legislation could be scheduled for a vote on the House and Senate floors one day this week.Lawmakers are hoping to adjourn by Friday. ...
May 24, 2005, 7:14 pm - Lottery News forum

UK Lottery to roll out 'Fast-Pay' card
UK National Lottery operator Camelot is to launch a branded card that will enable shoppers to pay for lottery tickets at checkouts in thousands of retailers nationwide. The card, part of the National Lottery Fast Pay plan, will initially be rolled out to more than 1,000 Tesco stores by the end of the year.Other supermarkets, including Sainsbury's and Asda, are in talks with Camelot about adopting the system, which is designed to make playing its portfolio of games easier.Players fill out a draw ...
May 24, 2005, 9:53 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery Cheats Ruin Players' Chances
When it comes to the lottery, there are lots of games, and we all know they're games of chance. When we play, we expect a fair chance. But that's not always the case. Eyewitness News learned your odds of winning were hurt at times - sometimes by thieves stealing entire cases of lottery tickets and other times by the very people selling you the tickets.Drew Lowe was a clerk at a Brownsburg Shell Station until he was caught doing something the lottery calls fishing - when an employee literally ...
May 23, 2005, 9:24 pm - Lottery News forum

S.C. retailers fret over N.C. lottery
From his stool behind the counter at Miller's Produce, Jerry Warren surveys the steady line of noontime lottery players and laments the business's gloomy future.The players are mostly North Carolinians, lured to the convenience store at the state line by cheap gas and the chance to win big in the S.C. lottery.Miller's is a popular location. The store has sold $12 million in lottery tickets since the games were launched in 2002. Only two other retailers both also in York County brought in mor ...
May 9, 2005, 9:18 am - Lottery News forum