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Arkansas man left trembling after winning $1 million lottery prize
One top prize left in scratch-off game after El Dorado resident wins big By Kate Northrop An El Dorado man has a huge reason to celebrate after becoming Arkansas' newest millionaire, thanks to a $20 scratch-off lottery game. Last Friday, FredTavious Davis was out driving with his wife when they made a fateful stop for gas at the Mobile gas station on N. West Avenue in El Dorado. He decided to head into the convenience store on a whim to buy a scratch-off lottery ticket so he could scrat ...
Jun 30, 2020, 4:26 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan man wins $4 million for the second time within three years
He might be the luckiest lottery player in Michigan right now By Kate Northrop A Michigan resident might be the luckiest lottery player in the state right now after he won a $4 million prize from a scratch-off ticket not once, but twice in three years. Winning one $4 million prize from an instant game in 2017 did not deter Mark Clark, 50, from playing the lottery going forward. Luckily for him, it was the right choice he ended up winning a second $4 million prize just three years later. ...
Jun 23, 2020, 1:42 pm - Lottery News forum

Last minute decision to buy a third ticket earns NC man $1 million from scratch-off lottery game
Gut feeling? Pure instinct? Whatever it was, it helped the lucky winner score big-time By Kate Northrop A North Carolina man must be feeling really good about his intuition right about now his decision to head back into the store to buy a third scratch-off lottery ticket earned him a $1 million prize. In early May, Larry Parks of Valdese purchased two $10,000,000 Colossal Cash scratch-off tickets for $30 each at Mel's Superette in Hickory. Parks left the store, but for some reason, he d ...
Jun 9, 2020, 10:26 am - Lottery News forum

Wisconsin woman receives probation for stealing and cashing $25,000 lottery ticket
Former convenience store clerk gets a total of three years' probation for theft and fraud By Kate Northrop Jessica N. Surratt, 32, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin was sentenced on Tuesday to two years of probation after pleading guilty to fraud for cashing a winning ticket worth $25,000. This is in addition to the one year of probation she was initially handed for the theft of tickets back in 2018. On June 16, 2018, Surratt stole nine scratch-off lottery tickets from the Portage Market Bask ...
May 28, 2020, 8:32 am - Lottery News forum

Nebraska woman carried $200K winning lottery ticket in purse for 2 weeks before claiming
A Nebraska woman carried around the scratch-off lottery ticket for quite a while before she realized she had a $200,000 winner. Earlier this month, Pamela Beauchamp bought a $20 Ultimate Bonus Crossword scratch ticket from the Nebraska Lottery at a Kwik Stop in North Platte about an hour's drive from her home in Lemoyne, a village on Lake McConaughy. After Beauchamp scratched off the ticket, she thought she'd won something like, maybe, $5,000. I kept it in a bag I carried around, Beauc ...
May 25, 2020, 2:19 pm - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania woman wins $1 million from scratch-off ticket following husband's recent death
Life-changing win comes as a comfort in difficult times By Kate Northrop After a Pennsylvania woman suffered the tragic loss of her husband, her life took another unexpected turn when she won $1 million from a scratch-off lottery ticket. Charity Stivason's husband, Travis, suddenly passed away from a brain aneurysm on October 29 at only 47 years old. Her big lottery win a few months later would not replace her loss, but did provide some rare comfort to her life. Stivason of Leechburg ...
May 20, 2020, 9:47 am - Lottery News forum

N.C. man wins $10 million from scratch-off lottery ticket
Iron worker's big win is the largest scratch-off lottery prize in the state By Kate Northrop On his way home from work, Wade Harmon purchased some lottery tickets at the Big Boy's Truck Stop on Bagley Road in Kenly. He originally stopped to try his luck on the Pick 3 and Pick 4 lottery games. His decision to tack on an additional $30 scratch-off ticket to his purchase awarded him the $10 million top prize, the largest scratch-off prize in the state. In a news release by lottery official ...
May 18, 2020, 4:38 pm - Lottery News forum

Skyrocketing scratch-off sales indicate lotto players are resilient
By Kate Northrop While ticket sales and jackpots are down for draw games like Powerball and Mega Millions, Americans have no problem finding entertainment in other lottery alternatives. Vendors have been selling tickets for multi-state games during stay-at-home orders, but customers are understandably reluctant to take the time to pick out numbers and hand cash to attendants while making essential shopping trips. Instead, quick buys like scratch-off tickets make great substitutions for the ...
May 14, 2020, 2:08 pm - Lottery News forum

Man waiting to cash in $1,000 lottery ticket wins another $177,777
A Virginia man waiting to cash in his $1,000 winning lottery ticket ended up winning an additional $177,777 before collecting his prize. Jeff Melick of Newport News told Virginia Lottery officials he was waiting until the lottery's customer service centers reopened to cash in his $1,000 winning scratch-off ticket when he purchased a Lucky 7s Tripler ticket. The ticket turned out to be a $177,777 top prize winner. I kind of went numb, Melick said. I was doing good with the $1,000 winner ...
May 11, 2020, 10:13 am - Lottery News forum

Texas Lottery sales surge amidst the COVID-19 pandemic
By Kate Northrop In an announcement on Tuesday afternoon, the Texas Lottery revealed that sales of scratch-off tickets surged to $112 million from the previous week's sales of $95 million. Revenue for scratch-off tickets during this week are up $15 million compared to 2019, a 16% increase. The boost comes after a month of weakened overall sales, mostly for draw games, that are likely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The full report is available on the official Texas Lottery website. A s ...
Apr 24, 2020, 3:15 pm - Lottery News forum

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