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Vacationing Vermont couple comes home to $200,000 lottery prize
The winners of a $200,000 Powerball prize from the August 2nd drawing redeemed their winning ticket at Vermont Lottery Headquarters Monday. The ecstatic winners, The couple had no idea the ticket was a big winner until they had it checked; they have been in a state of disbelief ever since. Visibly delighted, and not appearing the least bit exhausted, Ron reported that he hadn't slept since Thursday. Upon discovering their win, the ebullient couple visited each of their children and gave t ...
Aug 18, 2006, 12:34 pm - Lottery News forum

New tri-state lottery game to go on sale Sunday
Declining sales have prompted lottery officials from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont to replace the Tri-State Heads or Tails game.The last Heads or Tails drawing is Saturday.Tickets for a new game, Tri-State Triple Play, are to go on sale Sunday, and the first drawing is Tuesday. Subsequent drawings will happen twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays.Triple Play tickets will sell for $2.In the new game, players may choose 5 numbers from a field of 1 through 45, or they can have the lottery termina ...
Jun 24, 2005, 11:33 am - Lottery News forum

Vermont Lottery to Issue Amber Alerts
State officials have enlisted the Vermont Lottery to aid the Amber Alert system, which Rep. Patricia O'Donnell, R-Vernon, initiated in the Legislature.The system will send messages about abducted children through state lottery machines. Those messages will appear on all lottery terminals and then be printed on a customer's lottery ticket, with a message similar to a classified ad, Gov. James Douglas said.Amber Alerts send an emergency announcement to the public in the dvent of a child abduction ...
Aug 25, 2004, 9:08 am - Lottery News forum

NY resident wins Vermont scratch game
A clerk at the back of a North Bennington, Vermont variety store might have thought he was being robbed, when really a customer was just shouting with excitement over winning the lottery. I guess I must have let out a yell after checking the numbers several times, said Scott Harrington, a resident of Eagle Bridge, N.Y., who hit it big over the weekend when he won $55,555 playing the Vermont Lottery's instant game Fortune 5's. Harrington purchased several instant game tickets at the North Benni ...
Jun 1, 2004, 12:44 pm - Lottery News forum

Vermont Resident Captures $50,000
A Bethel, Vermont resident hit it big over the weekend when he won $50,000 playing the Vermont Lotterys instant game, Big Money Action.Alfred Hill was purchasing gas on Sunday morning and decided to use part of his change to purchase a $5 instant ticket. I scratched the ticket outside the store and didnt think it was a winner at first noted Mr. Hill. Then I looked closer and saw something that looked like a prize. Still uncertain, Mr. Hill reentered the store and asked the clerk to validate t ...
Mar 26, 2004, 9:25 am - Lottery News forum

Vermont woman is first Tri-State Megabucks jackpot winner of 2004
How's this for a great start to the New Year: Madelyne Wight of Vergennes, Vermont claimed $2,084,503 in cash this morning after she correctly picked the winning numbers in the December 31 Tri-State Megabucks drawing.Ms. Wight learned of her good fortune when she logged onto the Vermont Lottery¹s web site. I sat staring at the screen for 20 minutes with tears rolling down my face said the Vergennes resident. I had to call the toll-free number to make sure there was no mistake. I even ...
Jan 5, 2004, 2:58 pm - Lottery News forum

$3.4 Million Vermont Megabucks Winner for New Year's Eve
Single Winning Ticket Sold at Vergennes VarietyThe holder of the single winning Tri-State Megabucks ticket for the New Year's Eve drawing will be starting 2004 with a lot more than just a few New Year's resolutions.There was one winning Tri-State Megabucks ticket for the drawing held on December 31, 2003. That single ticket is worth an estimated, annuitized $3.4 million dollars.The winning ticket was sold at Vergennes Variety in Vergennes, Vermont at 1:37 PM on December 29, 2003. The winning n ...
Jan 2, 2004, 9:11 am - Lottery News forum

Vermont Man Claims "Power" Bug in Vermont Lottery Powerball Promotion
Anyone looking to guess the correct number of jelly beans in a jar would do well to ask the opinion of Michael Patterson of Williamstown, Vermont. Mr. Patterson was declared the winner of a red, 2003 Volkswagen Beetle by the Vermont lottery when he guessed that the POWER BUG contained a total of 24,260 ping-pong balls. The correct number, as certified by the Vermont Lottery auditors, was 24,264 -- only four more than Mr. Patterson's solitary entry.The Vermont Lottery awarded the car as the g ...
Oct 10, 2003, 4:02 pm - Lottery News forum