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Lottery scam investigation comes to Tennessee
Includes video report The Tennessee Education Lottery is cooperating with investigators as they look into one of the most elaborate lottery scams in U.S. history. The scam was the work of Eddie Tipton, a former security director with the Multi-State Lottery Association. Tipton has been convicted of fraud and sentenced to ten years in prison. But his brother and his old college roommate were recently arrested as the jackpot fixing investigation expanded. Prosecutors in Iowa say sur ...
May 11, 2016, 7:56 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Powerball lottery winners sued by inmate
Maybe all those TV appearances weren't such a great idea As the Powerball jackpot topped $1 billion, the frenzy grew. It was fun to dream, even if you knew you stood little chance. But often, a winner faces suits by friends, co-workers, even family. Sadly, it has now happened to the winning Robinson family of Munford, Tennessee. Jonathan Lee Riches, also known as Jihadi Schitz, has sued the Multistate Lottery Commission, Powerball and the Robinson family. The suit attempts to halt the payout ...
Feb 3, 2016, 8:28 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

Tennessee couple claims share of $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot
By Todd Northrop A Tennessee couple that won a share of the $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot says they plan to return to their jobs after winning the mammoth prize. At a press conference Friday, Tennessee Lottery president Rebecca Hargrove said that John and Lisa Robinson had the winning ticket and the lottery had verified it. The Robinsons are from Munford, Tennessee, a small town about 25 miles north of Memphis. John and Lisa Robinson said they plan to pay off the mortgage on their smal ...
Jan 15, 2016, 6:00 pm - Lottery News forum

Record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot won by 3 tickets
Winning Powerball lottery tickets sold in California, Florida, and Tennessee Final jackpot total of $1.5864 billion will be split 3 ways How would you react if you won? By Todd Northrop The largest lottery jackpot the world has ever seen has been won Wednesday night by three tickets sold in California, Florida, and Tennessee. Since the initial jackpot estimate was set to $1.3 billion early Sunday morning, the Powerball lottery jackpot was raised two more times before the Wednesday ...
Jan 14, 2016, 2:51 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Lottery chief retrofits Powerball billboard to 'Billion'
With the record Powerball Jackpot climbing into the billions, Rebecca Hargrove, President and CEO of the Tennessee Lottery, decided to tackle the issue of the billboard's inability to display an amount that great. Yesterday, with the help of a bucket truck and an outdoor crew, Hargrove changed 'Million' to 'Billion' to reflect the world-record jackpot that is now an astounding $1.5 billion. The Powerball jackpot has continued to increase from its initial Sunday morning estimate of $1.3 bil ...
Jan 13, 2016, 11:01 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee woman charged with stealing ex-husband's $50,000 lottery prize
McMinnville, Tennessee, police have arrested a woman accused of stealing an unsigned $50,000 lottery ticket and then cashing it in herself. Imagine winning a $50,000 lottery jackpot only to see someone else cash it in? That's what happened to one mid-state man. Kimberly Milstead had the winning ticket. She signed it, and went to the Tennessee Lottery Commission to collect, but surveillance video showed that she didn't purchase the ticket. This should have been me right here, said Jeff ...
Dec 18, 2015, 9:24 am - Lottery News forum

$144M Powerball jackpot won in Tennessee claimed by trust
By Todd Northrop The second largest prize and fourth Powerball jackpot won in Tennessee was claimed today at the Tennessee Lottery's Nashville headquarters. The $144.1 million ticket, purchased at Hobson Tobacco and Beer, 2216 Hobson Pike in Antioch, was claimed by the Avondale Revocable Trust. Winners of big jackpots sometimes use trusts as a way to avoid having their names appear in the media. (See More lottery winners using trusts to accept prizes anonymously, Lottery Post, Nov. 29, ...
Dec 3, 2015, 4:05 pm - Lottery News forum

Player in Tennessee wins first Powerball jackpot since game changed in Oct.
Update: Location where winning ticket was purchased is now identified By Todd Northrop A Tennessee Lottery player who purchased a ticket in Antioch has won the first Powerball jackpot since the game was changed in October. The lucky ticket-holder won a jackpot of $144.1 million in the drawing held Wednesday, November 4. Of course, no information is known about the winner until the prize is claimed. The Powerball winning numbers drawn Wednesday night were 2, 12, 17, 20, and 65, with P ...
Nov 5, 2015, 8:23 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Lottery joins multi-state Cash4Life game Sunday
By Todd Northrop Starting Sunday, Nov. 1, lottery players in Tennessee can participate in a growing multi-state game offering a top prize of $1000 per day for the rest of your life. Cash4Life was started in 2014 as a two-state game, played in New Jersey and New York, and has been slowly expanding into other states. Tennessee will be the fifth state to participate. Playing Cash4Life is just like playing other typical lotto games: players select 5 numbers from a field of 1 to 60, and 1 Ca ...
Oct 30, 2015, 10:28 am - Lottery News forum

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