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Lottery winner who spent $20M on boyfriend's bail money to appear on 'Fix My Life' series
A North Carolina woman who spent part of her $188 million lottery jackpot bailing her boyfriend out of jail is due to appear on a Fix My Life reality series. Marie Holmes, who won a $188 Powerball jackpot in 2015, made headlines when she spent more than $20 million of her newfound fortune bailing her boyfriend, Lamar Hot Sauce McDow, out of jail on multiple occasions. The Oprah Winfrey Network announced Holmes is slated to appear on Iyanla: Fix My Life in September. The network said Holmes ...
Aug 24, 2016, 6:07 pm - Lottery News forum

Ohio Lottery's Cash Explosion Show wildly popular after 29 years
Twenty-nine years after it launched, the Ohio Lottery's Cash Explosion show remains must-see TV for thousands of Ohioans, who turn in every Saturday evening to watch ordinary folks jump, cry and scream over winning tens of thousands of dollars. The attraction is easy; it takes no skill to be chosen to appear on the slightly corny show or to win just a lot of luck. Every contestant walks away with about $10,000. Like Cindy Feasel, who always wanted to swim with dolphins. Now, with a $50,000 ...
Feb 16, 2016, 9:29 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery veterans question Tennessee family's behavior before claiming Powerball winnings
California and Florida winners should learn from mistakes made by Tennessee winners Godspeed, John and Lisa Robinson of Munford, Tenn. The 50-somethings may have been Average Joes a day ago, but not after Friday morning when they revealed themselves on national television as big time winners in this week's record-breaking lottery. The Robinsons' decision to fly to New York City to appear on NBC's Today show several hours before claiming their stake in the Powerball jackpot left some lo ...
Jan 16, 2016, 2:58 pm - Lottery News forum

S.C. Lottery to honor two winning sets of Pick 3 numbers
The South Carolina Education Lottery says it will honor two sets of winning numbers for Friday night's Pick 3 drawing. During the broadcast of the lottery drawing at 6:59 p.m. on December 18, the numbers 6-2-0 were announced, and those numbers were put up on the screen. However, a short time later, the lottery's independent auditor released the numbers as 9-2-0, and those results were put on the lottery's website and distributed to the public. The lottery now says the 6-2-0 were incorrectl ...
Dec 22, 2015, 9:18 am - Lottery News forum

'Daily Show' knocks Illinois for shortchanging lottery winners during budget battle
Includes video report The ongoing budget impasse in Illinois was under the heat of the national spotlight this week when the 'Daily Show' took a jab at the state for its treatment of lottery winners during the stalemate. One of the show's correspondents Jordan Klepper headed to central Illinois to speak with Danny Chasteen and Susan Rick, who have won $250,000 in the Illinois lottery, but have yet to receive their winnings. The lottery is not paying individuals who have won more than $600 ...
Oct 25, 2015, 9:36 am - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania Lottery seeking volunteer witnesses on evening drawing show
Includes video report The Pennsylvania Lottery is looking for volunteers who are Pennsylvania residents over the age of 55 to appear as witnesses on the evening drawing show in Harrisburg. Witnesses perform different functions on two consecutive evenings, and will appear on-camera one of those days. The process lasts approximately 2.5 hours and starts at 5 p.m. each night. All witness are directly involved in the selection of the drawing machines and ball sets used for drawings. They a ...
Oct 3, 2015, 9:49 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery Places mobile app featured on Discovery Channel
Lottery store locator app works on iPhone, Android and Windows Includes video report How many lottery tickets go unpurchased every day because people with an urge to play the lottery right now aren't sure where they can buy tickets? That's a question a new mobile app hopes to eliminate, by giving everyone a quick and easy and free way to find the nearest lottery retailers. The app is called Lottery Places, and it will be featured on the Discovery Channel Friday morning, Aug. 7, on th ...
Aug 6, 2015, 7:53 pm - Lottery News forum

Serbian lottery chief resigns amid drawing scandal
Includes video report The head of Serbia's national lottery has resigned after a television graphic during this week's draw appeared to predict a winning number. The incident triggered outrage and dominated front-pages in the Balkan country, where Serbs had hoped the lottery was above the corruption that permeates much of national life. Police said they have questioned six people during an investigation into whether the winning combination had been set up in advance. The affair erupt ...
Jul 31, 2015, 8:02 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery Post Founder featured in John Oliver HBO segment
Includes video report By Todd Northrop On the final episode of HBO's Last Week Tonight for the year, host John Oliver took a look at state lotteries and argued that they disproportionately take money from the poor by selling hope while failing to deliver on the promise of a better life or improved funding of state programs. Included in the segment was an examination of how difficult the Mega Millions multi-state lottery game is to win. The show borrowed a clip from CNN's New Day program ...
Nov 10, 2014, 9:39 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery mulling changes to drawings
Could this be a move to all-computerized drawings and the death of real drawings in Illinois? After 20 years of perky hosts and ping pong balls, the future of live Illinois Lottery drawings on WGN-Ch.9 is up in the air. Lottery officials said Tuesday they are considering parting ways with WGN-TV, home to daily drawings since 1994, when the current one-year contract expires in June. Advances in lottery technology, an influx of new games and the move by Tribune Co. to pull the evening drawin ...
Apr 16, 2014, 8:07 am - Lottery News forum

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