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58 min ago | WSB-TV
An Augusta man has won a brand-new vehicle playing an instant game from the Georgia Lottery. Milton Singleton, 49, won a 2014 Kia Soul from being selected as a winner of the 21 Black Series Second Chance Promotion.
2 hrs ago | KVEW-TV Kennewick
Ryan Waggoner of Walla Walla won a $50,000 top prize playing Washington's Lottery "Spy Some Cash" Scratch game. Waggoner's big win came in the wake of a number of smaller Lottery wins over the last several weeks.
6 hrs ago | KIMA
A million-dollar mystery has been solved. According to the Washington state lottery, the Blue Dragonfly Joint Revocable Trust has claimed the $7.3 million prize.
7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
If Scotland votes to separate from the United Kingdom on Thursday, could nationalists have a lucky lottery ticket to thank? Three years ago, Colin Weir, a former television cameraman, and his wife, Christine, a former psychiatric nurse, were enjoying a night watching CSI on the telly. Before going to bed, Christine decided to check their lottery ticket numbers.
10 hrs ago | WCTV Tallahassee
Florida universities say they need millions to deal with the fallout from changes to the state's popular Bright Futures scholarship program. The Board of Governors is expected this week to discuss a $45 million boost in financial aid that goes to students who come from lower income families.
13 hrs ago | Watford Observer
Edward Putman, who carried on claiming nearly A 13,000 in benefits after scooping A 5 million on the lottery in 2009, submitted plans to build a 30-bedroom motel in Station Road, Kings Langley. The 47-year-old was jailed for nine months after admitting benefit fraud at St Albans Crown Court in July 2012.
16 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News
It's time to break out the albums, paper trimmers and stickers with vacation season over as well as a new school year underway.
WINNING FEELING: A $7 million Lotto ticket sold at Feilding Video Centre and manager Shirley Hearn and Sharon Jensen, assistant manager, are buzzing. The ticket netted the lucky winner both the $7m Powerball first division prize and $200,000 from first division during Saturday night's Lotto draw.
Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.
Eating your fiance's last ice-cream bar may not be a smart thing to do, but the craving certainly paid off for an Orillia, Ont., woman. A trip to the local store to "replace" the treat - and a Lotto Max ticket purchased there - have made the newly engaged couple Ontario's latest multimillionaires.
The Manitoba government said it's savings are 'overwhelmingly positive' from the merger of its liquor and lotteries commissions. "In Budget 2012, our government gave direction to begin the merger of Liquor and Lotteries in order to reduce administrative spending, find efficiencies and improve services," said Ron Lemieux, the minister responsible for Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries.
If you purchased a Powerball ticket from the Circle K at 1380 Fording Island Road in Bluffton in March, you should check your tickets. The ticket purchased for the March 26 drawing must be claimed no later than Monday, Sept.
The top lottery winners in Ohio have claimed hundreds of large prizes over the past decades, some in such short spans of time that it seemingly defies the odds and has prompted investigations by the Ohio Lottery. State lottery investigators track multiple-winners to look for retailers who are either stealing prizes for themselves or store employees turning in tickets for others wanting to avoid paying off debts.
The single biggest challenge facing the UK games industry is clear as crystal: too many studios fail. Almost a third of all the UK games companies that have existed at any point in the last five years have closed down.
South African billionaire Johann Rupert, chairman of the Peace Parks Foundation, said the conservation group has returned about $2 million in funding from the Dutch Postcode Lottery after a method it backed to combat rhino poaching failed. Founded by Rupert's father, Anton, to establish trans- border conservation areas, the group benefited from a 14.4 million euro grant to protect rhinos from the lottery's Dream Fund, according to the PPF website.
The ticket from Saturday night's draw only missed Powerball number 27, but matched the other five numbers.
The jackpots for all of the major lotteries have grown after no winning tickets were sold for the weekend's drawings. Powerball has reached $171 million for next Wednesday's drawing.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:57 pm
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