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46 min ago | Cape Cod Times

Mass. bettors drawn to pricey 'world class' $30 instant lottery ticket

The Massachusetts Lottery's most expensive instant ticket, priced at $30, is the biggest success of its kind in the industry, beating nine other states that also introduced instant tickets at the same price this year, according to lottery officials.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Plainville, MA

4 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Mississauga couple has won two lottery houses in five years

Why would you hate Dawn Krolikowski? She is in many ways quite a normal person: Mother of two.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Scam alert: Residents warned of phony lottery mailer

The mailer, from the Award Notification Commission in Kansas City, Kan., appears to offer the recipient a prize of $2 million or a smaller lump sum figure.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, KS

Northwest Florida Daily News

Live Blog: Local election results

Bob Cole, who has trailed all night to Jim Melvin, now leads 50.24 percent to 49.76 percent with 40 of 41 precincts reported.

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Related Topix: Santa Rosa County, FL, Valparaiso, FL, Okaloosa County, FL, Destin, FL, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Breitbart.com

Chuck Todd: Lottery Players Contribute More than the 1%'s Taxes Do

Chuck Todd, the new host of NBC's Meet The Press , suggested that Americans who do not pay income tax fund public education more than the rich by buying lottery tickets and going to casinos.

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Related Topix: Tax

Post and Courier

Summerville man plans to save, pay bills with $1 million in lottery winnings

A Summerville man who won $1 million in a state lottery game plans to pay off some bills and save the rest, much to his wife's chagrin, the S.C. Education Lottery said in a statement Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Summerville, SC

Cotswold Journal

Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

A RAFT of charities and community projects across Worcestershire have been awarded a share of a A 1.7 million pot of funding.

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Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Dorsetecho.co.uk

Weymouth and West Dorset community groups celebrate after securing Lottery grants

COMMUNITY groups across south and west Dorset are celebrating after securing thousands of pounds in grants from The Big Lottery Fund.

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Eastlothian Today

Lottery provides A 36 million for East Lothian

More than 850 local projects have benefited from cash raised by 70 per cent of the UK adult population who buy tickets.

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Related Topix: Lothian County, Scotland, United Kingdom, World News,

New Berlin

Legislative Audit Bureau Releases Wisconsin Lottery Audit

The Legislative Audit Bureau released the yearly Wisconsin Lottery financial audit required by State Statute 13.94 .

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Lottery, Gaming

The Medina Gazette

Scratch it up to luck: Brunswick resident wins lottery twice this year

If someone who wins an Ohio lottery game is lucky, what do you call someone who hits it big twice in less than six months.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WKYT

Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in Lexington

Someone in Lexington is a million dollars richer. A Powerball ticket worth $1 million for Saturday's drawing was sold in Lexington.

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PennLive.com

Pa. Lottery outsourcing critics say Illinoisa failed privatization could have played out here

Illinois' decision to dump its private lottery management firm leave some glad that Gov. Tom Corbett decided to abandon a similar outsourcing arrangement with the Pennsylvania Lottery.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Outsourcing, Pennsylvania Lottery, Gaming

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Wyoming citizens line up to take a chance to win big in the lottery

History was made in Wyoming as a Sheridan woman bought the first Mega Millions ticket during the Wyoming Lottery launch.

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Related Topix: Pennington County, SD, Rapid City, SD

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Hot Lotto Ticket Sold In Sturgis Worth $9,000

A Hot Lotto ticket sold in Sturgis is worth $9,000 in the latest drawing. South Dakota lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Hot Ball to win the game's third prize of $3,000 in the Saturday drawing.

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Related Topix: Sturgis, SD

Ballymoney Today

Big Lottery Fund award A 676,384 to Cruse Bereavement

Ian Paisley MP has welcomed the news that the Big Lottery Fund have awarded a grant of 676,384 to the Cruse Bereavement Care project.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel,

Lottery Post

10 things you might not know about the lottery

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn decided this month not to take any more chances with Northstar Lottery Group, the company that runs the Illinois Lottery, after it fell far short of promised revenue.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Pat Quinn, US Governors, Startups, NorthStar, Harlem (New York, NY), New York Government, New York

HeraldNet

L.A.a s idea of using lottery to entice voters is a stinker

The Los Angeles Ethics Commission voted unanimously last week to ask the City Council to consider "financial incentives, such as a lottery system," to draw voters to the polls.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Cleveland.com

Winning $180 million Mega Millions ticket sold; Ohio Lottery numbers for Sunday

CBS Los Angeles reports the ticket was sold at a 7-Eleven in Calimesa, Calif. The retailer that sold the ticket will receive $900,000.

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Related Topix: Calimesa, CA

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Wyoming begins selling lottery tickets

Lottery officials say the first ticket was sold to Mary Ogg, a 67-year-old grandmother from Sheridan who doesn't normally enter games of chance.

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