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Virginia lottery winner claims first Set for Life check
Last week, Gordon McKinney suddenly fell back in a chair at the Scott County Tobacco Co.Those at the store thought he was having a heart attack.But Gordon, of Chuckey, Tenn., realized that he won the top prize in the Virginia Lottery s new scratch-off game, Set for Life. He will receive $2,000 a week, or $104,000 a year before taxes, for the rest of his life. It really hasn t sunk in yet, said Gordon, who was holding his first $2,000 check.Phil Hankey, the Virginia Lottery southwest regional ma ...
Jun 30, 2005, 11:00 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia Pick 4 Lottery Player Wins Big
A Virginia woman's dream of winning the lottery came true to the tune of $90,200, the Virginia Lottery said.Richard and Chris Marshall of Charlottesville bought 19 tickets for the May 6 Pick 4 night drawing, each with the numbers 2, 7, 5 and 8. Seventeen tickets matched the winning numbers in exact order to win $5,000. Two matched 50/50, meaning they would win if the numbers come up in exact order or in any order. Those tickets won $2,600 each. I had a dream two weeks ago that I would hit the lo ...
May 16, 2005, 9:57 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia provides reference for N.C. lottery decision
With its peaked roofs, prairie-style windows and earth-toned stained glass, the elementary school situated on the poor side of town bears the hallmarks of the architect who inspired its design: Frank Lloyd Wright.Yet the soon-to-open Roanoke Academy for Mathematics and Science Elementary School is more than eye candy.What other elementary school, especially one where 98 percent of students receive free or reduced lunches, has a greenhouse? And halls that look like downtown streets, complete ...
Apr 18, 2005, 10:09 am - Lottery News forum

Interim Virginia Lottery director appointed
The Virginia governor has promoted a Virginia Lottery administrator as its interim executive director.Donna VanCleave will take over the job June 1st. She'll succeed Penelope Kyle, who's leaving the lottery post to become the president of Radford University.VanCleave started work at the Virginia Lottery in 1997 and has served as Budget and Planning Manager and is now the Director of Finance.She's also worked at Virginia State University, and the Virginia Department of Planning and Budget.VanCle ...
Apr 15, 2005, 9:45 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia Lottery sales top $1 billion for fifth straight year
Virginia Lottery sales have increased even as competition looms in neighboring states, lottery officials announced Tuesday.Lottery sales surpassed the $1 billion mark on April 6, compared to April 20 last year, said Virginia Lottery Executive Director Penelope Kyle. Lottery sales stood at $1.02 billion Monday, she said.Lottery officials forecast sales to top out at $1.35 billion by the end of the fiscal year, in June.Kyle attributed the upward trend to brisk sales of scratch-off tickets and big ...
Apr 13, 2005, 10:18 am - Lottery News forum

Workers indicted in lottery scandal
Two former employees of an Exxon store in Gordonsville, Virginia have been indicted on charges of embezzling $14,000 in Virginia lottery tickets.An Orange County grand jury on Monday indicted Jessica Denise Adams and Tamirria Burke on one charge each of felony embezzlement, which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.A problem was discovered in late October when brothers Bob and David Brockman, who run Brockman Oil Co. in Orange, decided to stop selling Virginia Lottery tickets at the ...
Mar 30, 2005, 10:54 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia lottery director becomes university president
On Thursday, Virginia Lottery director Penelope Ward Kyle was named the next president of Radford University.The Galax native brings with her more than a decade's experience in state government and years of service on public college boards. The Radford presidency will be her first job in higher education administration.Radford officials expect Kyle, who begins in June after Douglas Covington retires, to be a major fund-raiser for the university. She talked with The Roanoke Times on Friday about ...
Mar 7, 2005, 12:45 pm - Lottery News forum

VA Lottery Director wants to be college president
Virginia Lottery Director Penelope Ward Kyle said a lack of university experience shouldn't hamper her management abilitiesVirginia Lottery Director Penelope Ward Kyle assured Radford University faculty Tuesday that she wouldn't institute radical changes if she succeeded Douglas Covington as president. Far be it from me with my career experience ... to tell you what you should be doing, she said. I haven't been doing what you all have been doing for all these years. Before coming to the lotter ...
Feb 2, 2005, 3:09 pm - Lottery News forum

Virginia Lottery Sales Pass the $15 Billion Mark
Best Second Quarter in Lottery's History Is Good News for K-12 Public SchoolsThe Virginia Lottery reached two major milestones as the second quarter of fiscal year 2005 came to a close.Executive Director Penelope W. Kyle today announced the best second quarter in the Virginia Lottery's history as nearly $330 million in sales were reported from October through December 2004.Kyle also announced that the Virginia Lottery has passed the $15 billion mark in total sales since the Lottery began in Sept ...
Jan 24, 2005, 10:31 pm - Lottery News forum

Triple 8's Still Hot in Virginia Lottery
Virginia Lottery players are once again coming out ahead.Just two weeks to the day since 8-8-8 was drawn in the Virginia Lottery's Pick 3 game, the exact same order combination was drawn in Monday's Pick 3 day drawing.That means that every player who wagered $1.00 on the Exact Order combination won the top prize of $500. When you add it all up, Virginia Lottery players wagered a total of $363,310 for the Monday, January 10, 2005 Pick 3 day drawing, and they won a total of $1,005,025 in prizes! ...
Jan 11, 2005, 8:18 am - Lottery News forum