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Missouri woman "accidentally" wins $100,000 lottery jackpot
Simple blunder leads to a good ending By Kate Northrop A lucky mistake that led a woman to accidentally win a $100,000 lottery jackpot just proves that some things are meant to be. Page Nelson of Chesterfield made the right decision to go with the flow when she was handed the wrong ticket by the clerk, according to the Missouri Lottery. Nelson made a trip to the 7-Eleven on Olive Boulevard in Chesterfield to buy a scratch-off lottery ticket but did not receive a ticket for the game s ...
Nov 18, 2020, 9:21 pm - Lottery News forum

U.S. Marine Corps veteran wins the lottery on Veteran's Day
Combat engineer scoops up the final top prize in North Carolina instant game By Kate Northrop A veteran from Creswell, North Carolina was not even in the state when he found out he won a $1 million prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket. In fact, he completely forgot that he bought them in the first place, only to discover the winning ticket right before his return flight home to North Carolina from Colorado. Yaheem Jones, formerly a combat engineer in the U.S. Marine Corps, got the bi ...
Nov 13, 2020, 4:41 pm - Lottery News forum

North Carolina veteran plans on using $10 million lottery prize to honor his son
Windfall from lottery winnings allow parents to pay touching tribute By Kate Northrop A retired veteran from North Carolina will be using his $10 million lottery prize to honor his recently deceased son by giving back to the community. Marine Master Sergeant Alvin Mack II of Jacksonville retired from the military in May. His 19-year-old son, Alvin Mack III, who served in the Air Force Honor Guard at Arlington Cemetery, passed away that same month. With a winning lottery ticket worth $10 ...
Nov 5, 2020, 5:17 pm - Lottery News forum

Check again — Florida man's $1,000 winning ticket was actually worth $1 million
Winner kept the million-dollar ticket in his pocket all day, unaware of its true value By Kate Northrop As if the initial surprise of winning $1,000 from the lottery wasn't enough for one day, one Florida player experienced the shock of a lifetime when he re-checked the ticket in his pocket and discovered that it was actually worth $1 million. Lee Wingfield, 63, of Tallahassee checked his scratch-off lottery ticket to find that he had won a prize of $1,000. The only issue, if there was ...
Oct 29, 2020, 7:25 am - Lottery News forum

Colorado police arrest thief who stole lottery tickets on two separate occasions
Criminal stole nearly $7,300 in lottery tickets; one more suspect remains unidentified By Kate Northrop Following an investigation of two separate burglaries involving the theft of Colorado Lottery tickets, police have identified and arrested the perpetrator who organized both ordeals. On Thurs., Oct. 22, Platteville police arrested Francisco Lorenzo Pedraza, 25, just hours after he was accused of breaking into a gas station on Justin Avenue. At around three in the morning, Pedraza a ...
Oct 28, 2020, 4:59 pm - Lottery News forum

Delaware Lottery celebrates its 45th year in operation
By Kate Northrop This Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, the Delaware Lottery will celebrate its 45th year in operation with a year full of new featured games, events, and promotions for players to take part in. The state was one of the earliest to adopt a government-regulated lottery when the idea of establishing lotteries as a source of state revenue gained traction in the 1960's and 1970's. As a result of the versatility that has allowed the Delaware Lottery to keep up the pace with game changes an ...
Oct 27, 2020, 9:33 am - Lottery News forum

Nebraska man wins second scratch-off lottery jackpot this year
Lightning strikes twice for one lucky player By Kate Northrop Will third time be the charm? A Nebraska lottery winner might consider buying one more lottery ticket after winning a second jackpot this year. The Nebraska Lottery saw Michael Christiansen back in March when he won and claimed a $50,000 top prize from the $5 Money Clip scratch-off game. Last Thursday, he paid them another visit to claim his second top prize, this one worth $100,000. Christiansen had actually bought the tw ...
Oct 23, 2020, 8:55 am - Lottery News forum

Ohio man accused of killing lottery winner found not guilty
Identity of true murderer still a mystery two years after the deadly encounter By Kate Northrop A jury's decision to acquit a former suspect of the murder of a player who had just won $50,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket was made public yesterday. Michael Ward Jr., 19, was found not guilty of the murder of his cousin Isaac Carson Jr., a father of two, a barber who worked at Professional Cutters in Euclid, and an aspiring R B singer who participated in local American Idol auditions. ...
Oct 20, 2020, 1:51 pm - Lottery News forum

Calif. man who spent $60K on lottery tickets wins $6 million jackpot
Dedicated player finally gets a return on his investment after 30 years By Kate Northrop A California resident's persistence has finally paid off, and it only took 30 years of commitment and dedication. The devoted player's tenacity landed him a $6 million jackpot after he had collectively spent around $60,000 on lottery tickets. Like any fan of the lottery, Jerry Murray of Newcastle has always dreamed of winning a huge prize. After spending about $60,000 on lottery tickets in the past ...
Oct 13, 2020, 3:35 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

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