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Georgia lottery machines knocked offline by software glitch
A glitch caused by a routine software update knocked Georgia's lottery network offline early Monday, leaving customers and retailers unable to print or redeem tickets for the games. It was a technical issue that happened as a result of a routine software update, said J.B. Landroche, the vice president of corporate affairs for Georgia Lottery Corp .Mr. Landroche said the machines went down early Monday morning, and most had service restored late in the afternoon. He said all the machines shoul ...
Nov 1, 2005, 8:12 am - Lottery News forum

Audit: 3,000 NY lottery operators didn't pay state taxes
More than 3,000 New York retailers licensed to operate lucrative state lottery machines failed to pay their state taxes, according to an audit released Monday.State Comptroller Alan Hevesi said the lottery operators owed more than $23 million in unpaid taxes over two years ending in 2004, and 350 of the operators owed more than $10,000 each. Some of the operators did more than $1 million a year in lottery ticket sales.One New York City area retailer owned $43,504 in taxes while using his state l ...
Nov 1, 2005, 7:23 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma lottery lines linger
Oklahoma University students and Norman residents continued to raid local convenience stores for lottery tickets Thursday; some even came home with extra cash.Aaron Rooney, zoology-biomedical sciences senior, said he won $50 after purchasing a lottery ticket. It was such a good feeling when the machine told me I had won, Rooney said. I plan on only buying one ticket per week, but we will see how that goes. Campus Market, 1313 Jenkins Ave., had lines throughout the store as people waited to pur ...
Oct 14, 2005, 9:03 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma lottery hopefuls waited in the dark for stores to open
Gas station attendants in Ardmore say Oklahomans were lining up outside convenience stores in their pajamas.It was all an effort to get lottery tickets when they first went on sale at five this morning.KTEN s Jocelyn Lockwood tells us if the lottery is going to a boom or bust for education.Judging from the lines at the gas station I was at today, I d say it s going to be a boom.But, not as many stores are selling the tickets as the lotto commission would like, and it may mean not as much money w ...
Oct 13, 2005, 11:33 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma border residents unable to buy lottery tickets
First day lottery sales exceeded $1.2 millionFive a.m. came and went without the fuss other parts of Oklahoma experienced Wednesday, the first day of the state's new lottery.West Siloam Conoco's sign welcomed crafters, not lottery fans. The store opened without any lines of customers or instant scratch-off tickets. Our understanding is that no one has everything in this part of the state, said store owner Rhonda Favano. The equipment is ready, but Favano and her husband, Frank, are waiting on ...
Oct 13, 2005, 8:52 am - Lottery News forum

Some Oklahoma lottery retailers struggle with last-minute details
Some Oklahoma retailers planning to sell the state's new lottery tickets today spent Tuesday wondering if that would come to pass.Steve Nafus, of Buck's Party Shop in Enid, said he was concerned about the system when he did not have his tickets Tuesday morning.However, his fears evaporated in the afternoon, when the tickets arrived. We were told UPS would deliver them yesterday, but they did come today, he said. Other retailers are probably getting theirs, too. After the tickets showed up, he ...
Oct 12, 2005, 9:10 am - Lottery News forum

Mass. shop's lottery sales earn visit from State Treasurer
The line of people which is usually present in front of the lottery machine at The News Shop on Main Street in Winchester, Massacusetts, should be a good indicator that the local store is one of the best in the state when it comes to lottery sales.A few weeks ago, the staff of The News Shop was personally thanked by State Treasurer Tim Cahill for helping to provide revenues for not just Winchester, but the 350 other cities and towns in the commonwealth as well.Kim Cater, owner of The News Shop, ...
Sep 22, 2005, 9:45 am - Lottery News forum

Retailers, Players Could Run Into N.C. Lottery Red Tape
Owners at many convenience stores in North Carolina say they cannot wait to begin selling lottery tickets, but under the state's lottery law, they could run into red tape and so could lottery winners. As soon as they say 'Now, you can apply,' we will definitely try to apply, said Bhavna Parmar, who owns a convenience store in Raleigh.But applying may not be so easy.Under the new law, storeowners must be current on all taxes not just for their business, but also for themselves. They must als ...
Sep 20, 2005, 11:57 am - Lottery News forum

N.J. Lottery Retailer Basking in Mega Millions Glory
Winning is good for business, said Yogi Patel, owner of the store that sold the winning $250 million Mega Millions lottery ticket. Now that I have a winner, business is up 100 percent, really 101 percent, Patel, owner of Leprechaun News in Rutherford, N.J., said Saturday. I always had a feeling I would have a big winner at my store, and I was right. The winning numbers drawn Friday night are 5, 16, 41, 46 and 50, with the Mega Ball number 1. The estimated cash value of the jackpot is about $15 ...
Sep 18, 2005, 12:09 am - Lottery News forum

Oklahoma Lottery ups the ante for retailers
Oklahoma Lottery commissioners have increased the financial incentive for store owners to sell scratch-off tickets, even before the games have begun.Commissioners decided Tuesday to give stores three-quarters of 1 percent of the value of each winning ticket cashed. They were already slated to receive 6 percent of ticket sales revenue.The scratch-off game is scheduled to begin next month.Under the new incentive, a store that sells $1,000 in tickets in a week and cashes winning tickets worth $500 ...
Sep 15, 2005, 10:48 am - Lottery News forum