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$1M winning lottery ticket sold in Wisconsin goes unclaimed
The Powerball ticket could be at the bottom of a garbage can. Or wedged into a glove compartment. Perhaps it went through the laundry, never to be seen again. Regardless, the unknown holder of the ticket lost a lot of money. The ticket, purchased in Eau Claire in September, was worth a cool $1 million, but since it wasn't redeemed by the March deadline, the money goes toward property tax relief. The winner did not come forward, said Stephanie Marquis, communications director for the Wisco ...
Apr 4, 2016, 8:03 pm - Lottery News forum

Wyoming Lottery looks at offering statewide raffle
While seeking permission last week to add a fourth game for Wyoming lottery players this year, WyoLotto officials were also looking at offering a statewide raffle. Right now we're doing research and focus groups on raffles to get an idea of what people think of them, WyoLotto CEO Jon Clontz said. Clontz said raffles could be held once or twice a year, beginning in 2017. The Wyoming Lottery Corp. board of directors would have to approve adding the raffle. You can give money away, but m ...
Mar 25, 2016, 4:33 pm - Lottery News forum

Store employees accused of stealing $140,000 in lottery tickets
Three Oshkosh, Wisconsin, women each face a felony theft charge after authorities say they collectively stole more than $140,000 in lottery tickets from their employer during the course of three years. Sheila A. Coates, 32, Nicole A. Cushman, 30, and Christina A. Jacques, 35, all appeared Monday in Winnebago County Circuit Court, where Commissioner Bryan Keberlein set $1,000 signature bonds and scheduled preliminary hearings for each defendant. According to the criminal complaint, the owne ...
Feb 23, 2016, 8:45 pm - Lottery News forum

Faulty $50 Wisonsin lottery ticket causing a flap
Celeste Davis is haunted by a scratch-off lottery ticket. I played Joker's Wild, and now the joke is on me, she sighed. The Milwaukee woman spent $5 on a ticket that appears to be a $50 winner. So we're not talking about a lot of money here. But the ticket never paid out, despite extraordinary efforts by Wisconsin Lottery staff to validate it. It's just a mystery. We tried to re-create her ticket so we could pay her, lottery communications director Stephanie Marquis said. We be ...
Dec 4, 2015, 9:36 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois border states report increased lottery sales
With Illinois delaying payouts of more than $600 because of its budget mess, neighboring states are salivating at the chance to boost their own lottery sales. Businesses near borders, particularly in Indiana, Kentucky and Iowa, say they've already noticed a difference. The Lottery problems stemming from Illinois' budget impasse have led to a lawsuit and come amid questions about Illinois revenues and a shake-up in lottery management. Many gas stations, smoke shops and convenience stores in ...
Oct 27, 2015, 9:54 am - Lottery News forum

HOT LOTTO DRAWING CHEAT CHARGED WITH RIGGING MORE JACKPOTS
Computerized drawing nightmare: Colorado, Wisconsin jackpots may have been rigged Authorities say criminal enterprise ongoing for years Includes video report By Todd Northrop Authorities on Friday filed new charges against a former Iowa Lottery security officer who was convicted months ago of rigging a Hot Lotto game so he could win a $14 million jackpot. Authorities are now asking the public to report any similar cases around the country. Representatives for the Iowa Lottery a ...
Oct 9, 2015, 8:50 pm - Lottery News forum

Former teacher wins Wisconsin's largest Megabucks jackpot ever
Bought winning ticket while running to the store for milk By Todd Northrop A former high school teacher won Wisconsin's biggest Megabucks jackpot ever, thanks to a quick trip to pick up a gallon of milk. John Rumpel, of Milwaukee, won $22.2 million from a Megabucks drawing, the Wisconsin Lottery said in a news release on Friday, marking the biggest Megabucks jackpot ever since the game began in 1992. The winning numbers from the Saturday, May 30 Megabucks drawing were 21, 22, 34, 36, ...
Aug 11, 2015, 11:29 am - Lottery News forum

Wisconsin Lottery's Megabucks jackpot hits record high
By Todd Northrop Officials with the Wisconsin Lottery said the Megabucks jackpot is currently at a record high for its next drawing on Saturday. The jackpot is at $21.4 million. The last time the jackpot was this big was in 2001 when the jackpot was $20.3 million, according to a release. Wisconsin is the only state that offers the Megabucks game it is not a multi-state game. If a winner of the $21.4 million jackpot were to choose the cash payout, they would get a lump sum of $15.2 ...
May 15, 2015, 11:41 am - Lottery News forum

Wisconsin man repeats same feat of winning multiple lottery jackpots
By Todd Northrop Last week, the Wisconsin Lottery announced that three SuperCash! winning tickets had been sold in Dane County. Amazingly, all three winning lottery tickets were purchased by the same person from three different stores. But the real jaw-dropping part? He's done this before. Verlyn Adamson of Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, is the lucky winner of all three top prizes from the Monday, January 26 SuperCash! daily lotto game. His winning tickets matched all six numbers of 3, 10, ...
Feb 5, 2015, 8:39 am - Lottery News forum

Wisconsin man's two winning lotto tickets said to be "misprints"
Includes video report Ivory Mitchell thought he had two $1,000 dollar winning crossword scratch tickets back on July 20th. When he tried to cash them in, he was told there was an error and that the tickets were misprints. He thinks the Wisconsin Lottery should pay up for a mistake they made. He was told to fill out a claim form and that he would have to wait 30 days to hear if they would honor the tickets. CBS 58 asked the Wisconsin Lottery about this and they sent this statement: ...
Jul 29, 2014, 9:42 am - Lottery News forum

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