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$175,000 Virginia Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Expires Today
Time is running out for a Virginia Lottery player who bought a winning Mega Millions ticket in Virginia Beach. The ticket is worth $175,000 until 5:00 PM Thursday, when it expires.The ticket was purchased for the November 14, 2003 drawing at General Booth Citgo, located at 1896 General Booth Blvd. in Virginia Beach. According to Virginia Lottery rules, the ticket expires after 180 days.Amazingly, another ticket sold at the same retailer won $175,000 in the same drawing. That prize was claimed by ...
May 13, 2004, 11:33 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia lottery winner badly in debt
Suzanne Mullins used her lottery winnings as collateral for a loan in 1998Eleven years after becoming a millionaire through the lottery, a Roanoke, Virginia woman has seen her fortune turn to debt.A circuit court judge ruled last week that Suzanne Mullins owes $154,146.50 in defaulted payments to a Florida company that gave her a loan six years ago with her lottery winnings as collateral.It seems an unlikely outcome for someone who once purchased a lottery ticket worth $4.2 million.But as with o ...
May 3, 2004, 9:43 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia Lottery has largest payout ever in Pick 4
Lady Luck waived her wand just right Tuesday for more than 1,500 Virginia Lottery ticket holders who played 7-7-7-7.The Virginia Lottery announced its largest payout ever for Pick 4 when the quadruple number was drawn in the afternoon game. The lottery will pay out $5.57 million to 1,503 ticket holders who matched the winning number. Our players won big today, said Virginia Lottery Executive Director Penelope W. Kyle. We paid out more today on the Pick 4 game than we ever paid in 15 years. Mos ...
Apr 14, 2004, 7:26 am - Lottery News forum

North Carolina man wins $100,000 in Virginia lottery
It seems that James Lawson's phone has been ringing a lot more these days. Reidsville is a small town, he says. News travel fast around here. The news: the 55-year-old retired tobacco plant worker won $100,000 Friday in the Virginia Cash 5 Lottery.Lawson learned of his winnings while watching golf on television. From his Reidsville home, he is able to pick up a Roanoke television station that broadcasts the lottery numbers at 2 and 11 p.m. every Monday through Saturday.Once the numbers were ...
Mar 31, 2004, 4:37 am - Lottery News forum

N.D.'s Lady Luck Not Backing Down to Virginia Lottery
Officials in North Dakota have decided there can be two Ladies Luck in the world of lottery promotion.The state's ad campaign for its new lottery drew some scrutiny from officials in Virginia -- who say luck was a lady in that state first.Both ads use a Lady Luck character to promote the lotteries. Virginia's has been around for more than a dozen years.But North Dakota lottery officials say the two characters are different enough that the North Dakota campaign will continue.A spokesman for the ...
Mar 22, 2004, 4:02 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia Schools Got $12 Million from Mega Millions Jackpot Runup
The ticket worth $239 million in last month's Mega Millions lottery wasn't the only winner, as public schools got more than $11.5 million.Virginia lottery retailers sold more than 26 million tickets. State law requires all profits go to public schools. When the excitement builds for a Mega Millions jackpot, Virginia's public schools benefit, said executive director Penelope W. Kyle.Lottery officials say last year, schools received more than $375 million.Meanwhile, the winner of the jackpot has ...
Mar 12, 2004, 7:41 am - Lottery News forum

Record Mega Millions jackpot still unclaimed
It's been 12 days since the single winning ticket for the $239 million Mega Millions lottery was announced, but no one has claimed the jackpot.Officials of the 11-state Mega Millions lottery say the winning ticket was sold Feb. 20 at the Red Apple convenience store in Stephens City, Va., the Washington Post reported Wednesday.Penelope Kyle, executive director of the Virginia Lottery, said two mysterious lawyers called her office to say they represented the winner but they both have vanished.Ot ...
Mar 4, 2004, 4:30 am - Lottery News forum

3rd time of 'almost lucky' still pays $175,000
A Virginia couple has hit five of the six lottery numbers three timesSome people may say matching five of six numbers in the lottery falls short of being lucky. A Bedford County couple would disagree.Enos and Linda Blankenship of Thaxton, Virginia have had five of six winning numbers in the lottery - three times.Most recently they matched five of six numbers in the Mega Millions drawing on Feb. 20. The lone winning ticket for the big jackpot - $239 million - hasn't been claimed.The Blankenships ...
Feb 26, 2004, 5:02 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia Lottery Rains on Lady Luck's Parade
Luck may be a lady in North Dakota, but Virginia officials say she was there first.Lady Luck is appearing in North Dakota ads as a weary figure in a red dress, traveling the state to get people to buy a ticket for the new state lottery that starts March 25.Virginia officials say another Lady Luck has been hustling to promote their state lottery since 1990. And they are looking closely at the North Dakota ads. At this point we're aware of it, said Ed Scarborough, a spokesman for the Virginia L ...
Feb 23, 2004, 5:08 am - Lottery News forum

N.C. man claims $12.6 million Lotto South jackpot
An Elizabeth City, North Carolina man who bought a lottery ticket on a whim after getting stuck in Chesapeake traffic won a $12.6 million jackpot, the Virginia Lottery announced Thursday.Hubert Griffin, a retired U. S. Army staff sergeant and former North Carolina corrections officer, was the only ticket holder to match all six numbers of the Lotto South jackpot on Saturday.It was the largest Virginia Lottery jackpot ever won by a North Carolinian, said Ed Scarborough, a Virginia Lottery spokesm ...
Jan 30, 2004, 6:47 am - Lottery News forum