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Virginia lottery jackpot winners can stay anonymous, starting in July
A new law passed by the Virginia General Assembly and signed by the Governor prohibits the Virginia Lottery from disclosing information about big jackpot winners. The bill was unanimously passed by the House, and it passed the Senate in a vote of 34 to 5. A similar bill was introduced by Senator Lionell Spruill, Sr. who represents part of Chesapeake. Governor Ralph Northam signed the bill into law on February 27. When the bill goes into effect this summer, the Virginia Lottery will not ...
Apr 5, 2019, 7:35 pm - Lottery News forum

Virginia woman wins $150,000 lottery payout in one Pick 4 drawing
Some people have all the luck. In February, that person was Deborah Brown. When Deborah Brown bought 20 Pick 4 tickets from the Virginia Lottery all with the same four digits for the same drawing she just had a feeling. A couple of times during the day, I saw those numbers, she said. A little while later, when she bought 10 more plays again for the same drawing with that same number combination (1-0-3-1) she said she was really feeling it. Turns out, that feeling was right! When ...
Mar 10, 2019, 10:16 am - Lottery News forum

Bill to allow lottery winners to remain anonymous passes Virginia Senate
A bill that would allow lottery winners in Virginia to remain anonymous has cleared one hurdle toward becoming a law. The bill passed in the Senate Friday morning, but still has to be approved by the House of Delegates. It passed with a 33-7 vote. Sen. Lionell Spruill, Sr. (D-Chesapeake) helped introduced the bill, which would let winners submit a notice to the Virginia Lottery that they do not wish to have their name or personal information disclosed. The bill would not, however, preve ...
Jan 20, 2019, 10:27 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia Lottery winner has three minutes to fill grocery shopping cart
Hands gripping the handle of a shopping cart, Jeff Marsten stood poised behind a black-and-white checkered strip of tape near the entrance of the Weis Markets on Deacon Road at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Give me a countdown to 10 seconds, Kim McGregor said to Angela Beachy. Ten, nine, eight, began Beachy. When she reached one, the 63-year-old Stafford County man was off and running down the coffee aisle. Right behind were the two women, who work for Weis, along with representatives from the Virgi ...
Sep 20, 2018, 10:39 am - Lottery News forum

The man who won the lottery 14 times (part 2)
Just after 11 PM on February 15, 1992, a lottery ball machine at the Virginia State Lottery HQ spit out 6 winning numbers on live television: 8... 11... 13... 15... 19... 20. In the coming days, officials would find out that one person had secured not only the $27,036,142 jackpot, but 6 second prizes, 132 third prizes, and 135 minor prizes collectively worth another $900k. What unfolded next was the strangest, most improbable lottery tale in history one involving thousands of international ...
Aug 27, 2018, 6:56 pm - Lottery News forum

The man who won the lottery 14 times (part 1)
Just after 11 PM on February 15, 1992, a lottery ball machine at the Virginia State Lottery HQ spit out 6 winning numbers on live television: 8... 11... 13... 15... 19... 20. In the coming days, officials would find out that one person had secured not only the $27,036,142 jackpot, but 6 second prizes, 132 third prizes, and 135 minor prizes collectively worth another $900k. What unfolded next was the strangest, most improbable lottery tale in history one involving thousands of international ...
Aug 20, 2018, 7:29 pm - Lottery News forum

Father and son win big in Virginia Lottery Cash 5
A Newport News man and his son split a hefty Virginia Lottery win. Lamar Mouling, Sr. bought three Cash 5 tickets for himself and one for his son, Lamar Mouling, Jr. Each ticket had the same 5 numbers in the June 14th drawing, and they turned out to be the winning numbers. Together the pair won a total of $400,000, or $100,000 per ticket. The winning numbers were 3, 10, 13, 14, and 15. Lamar Sr. purchased all four tickets at Stop Go located at 14609 Warwick Boulevard in Newport News. Th ...
Jul 5, 2018, 9:01 am - Lottery News forum

Woman finds $1 million lottery ticket in husband's backpack
A woman who found a $1 million winning Virginia Lottery ticket in her husband's backpack said he told her he had thought the ticket was a prank. Rose Ibarra of Avalon, Texas, told Virginia Lottery officials she and her husband were in Virginia while he worked on a construction project. Ibarra said she was cleaning out her husband's backpack when he found a Hot Millions Multiplier scratch-off ticket that appeared to be a $1 million winner. She brought the ticket to her husband, who said ...
Dec 5, 2017, 9:31 am - Lottery News forum

Maryland postal worker wins $10 million scratch-off lottery jackpot
Woody Simmons sat in his car and screamed. Thankfully, it was for good news the Maryland man had just realized that he won $10 million in a Virginia lottery scratch-off game. A week ago, Simmons, who works for the U.S. Postal Service and lives in Hyattsville, stopped at a Woodbridge convenience store where he often shops. He noticed a sign inside about a new lottery game, Extreme Millions. I thought, 'Well, let me take a chance,' Simmons told lottery officials in Virginia. He bought ...
Nov 3, 2017, 6:33 pm - Lottery News forum

Virginia Lottery wasn't quite ready for Mega Millions game changes
Lottery says 182 tickets have no chance of winning but may be as high as 628 UPDATE: Now includes exact number of invalid plays and possible invalid plays, corrects claim period for refunds By Todd Northrop If you buy a Mega Millions ticket, you normally have a 0.00000033 percent chance of winning the big jackpot. But at least 182 tickets were sold in Virginia on Friday that have a 0 percent chance of winning and there may be up to 628 plays with no chance, depending on the numbers draw ...
Oct 31, 2017, 9:20 am - Lottery News forum

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