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AT&T fixes problem that stalled lottery
The AT T phone problem that affected Maryland Lottery machines and some long-distance customers on Monday was resolved around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, AT T spokesman Dave Johnson said.The problem, which shut down 329 lottery machines in Washington County for most of Monday, was caused when snow melted and froze on an AT T microwave tower outside Hagerstown, Johnson said.Callers experiencing problems encountered a fast busy signal or a recording saying all circuits were busy and to try later, Johnson s ...
Dec 10, 2003, 7:16 am - Lottery News forum
Phone trouble halts MD lottery sales for 6 hours
On Monday, lottery players were having a hard time getting clerks to take their money.That's because 329 lottery machines were down in Washington County for about six hours because of a problem with AT T phone lines, according to Maryland Lottery spokesman Brian Johnson and AT T spokesman Dave Johnson.Snow that melted and froze on an AT T microwave tower outside Hagerstown probably was the culprit that caused the lottery machines to go down, a problem that also affected some long-distance caller ...
Dec 9, 2003, 7:55 am - Lottery News forum
S.D. Lottery investigating system failure
The South Dakota Lottery has asked a private company to explain why connections to the central lotto computer system failed, leaving many retailers unable to sell lotto tickets for nearly 2 1/2 hours last Saturday night.It was the third network outage since early July, said Clint Harris, executive director of the Lottery.Phone lines and equipment connecting the Lottery and retail outlets to a central lotto computer system in Dover, Del., and backup site in Sharon Hill, Pa., failed.It kept most o ...
Oct 17, 2003, 4:40 am - Lottery News forum