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1 hr ago | Cleveland.com

New racinos and a $30 ticket propel Ohio Lottery to record sales - providing $904 million...

New racinos and its 40th anniversary were just the ticket for the Ohio Lottery, which is celebrating record sales and more than $900 million to fund education.

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5 hrs ago | FOX16

Arkansans Warned About Lottery Phone Scam

The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery is warning Arkansans about scammers who are making false representations about individuals winning a lottery prize.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Fontana market sells winning Powerball ticket worth nearly $36 million

Someone who purchased a ticket at the grocery store in the 8900 block of Sierra Avenue won the Powerball lottery during Saturday night's drawing, the California Lottery announced Sunday.

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Related Topix: Fontana, CA

ClickOnDetroit

Former N. Michigan prosecutor accused of murder-for-hire

In the late 90s he was Leelanau County prosecutor. Now, he's charged in neighboring Grand Traverse County with solicitation of murder.

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Related Topix: Leelanau County, MI, Grand Traverse County, MI, Traverse City, MI

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schuyler County man wins $1 million in lotterySchuyler County man...

Schuyler County man wins $1 million in lottery Winner's identity will be announced at a Thursday news conference Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mwRD71 The identity of the winner will be revealed at a Thursday news conference, according to a press release from the New York State Lottery.

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Related Topix: Schuyler County, NY, Burdett, NY, Steuben County, NY

Mirror.co.uk

8 of the luckiest people alive: from incredible escapes to multiple lottery winners

Maarten de Jonge, 29, had booked onto both of the doomed Malaysia Airlines flights but changed his plans at the last minute.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Train Disaster, Air Accidents

Myrtle Beach Online

To encourage saving, some states turn to prizes

Nearly a dozen states believe they've found a way to encourage people to save more money - and have fun doing it.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Nebraska Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Business News

Ashland Times-Gazette

New raffle devices this fall for Ohio vets' posts

Lottery officials say 700 next-generation electronic raffle machines will be installed at Ohio veterans' posts and fraternal organizations in September and probably be in operation by the following month.

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Related Topix: Ohio Lottery Commission, Gaming

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

$230,000 Lottery Ticket Sold In Watertown

South Dakota Lottery officials say a ticket sold in Watertown matched all five numbers and the wild card to win the $230,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot in Saturday's drawing.

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Related Topix: Watertown, SD

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Powerball won; jackpots rise for Easy 5, Lotto

A ticket bought in California won the $60 million Powerball jackpot, dropping Wednesday's estimated jackpot to $40 million.

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MyFoxAtlanta

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National Park Service officials say more than 7 million people visited Georgia parks in 2013 and had an economic benefit of about $348 million.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

The Modesto Bee

Calif. store sells $60 million Powerball ticket

California Lottery officials said Sunday that the ticket sold at Cardenas Market #21 in the city of Fontana correctly matched the numbers 10, 53, 17, 25, 45 and the Powerball 9 during Saturday night's drawing.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA, Fontana, CA, Modesto, CA

The Macon Telegraph

4 Fantasy 5 players win $62,536.92 jackpots

Two winning tickets were purchased in Laurel Hill, and the others were purchased in Port Richey and Hallandale, lottery officials said.

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Related Topix: Port Richey, FL

Patch.com

Revenge Porn, West Nile Virus, Silver Line, Top Hospitals and Homeless Kittens

Patch has 31 sites in Northern Virginia and D.C. We collect the top posts daily.

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Boston.com

10 most prolific Mass. lottery winners

Ten players cashed at least 100 winning tickets worth $600 or more between Jan. 1, 2013, and May 14, 2014, according to a Globe analysis of lottery winnings obtained through a public records request.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Boston.com

Massachusetts State Lottery Some winning streaks have defied belief

April 11: Surveillance video shows members of the Brudnick family cashing in winning tickets at the lottery's Woburn office.

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The Charlotte Observer

NC lottery director says there is room for growth

RALEIGH It may have taken more than two decades for the North Carolina General Assembly to enact a lottery, but it is now an attractive moneymaker in the eyes of state lawmakers.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Garland, NC, Beverly Perdue, US Governors

Ledger-Enquirer.com

$3.4 million in lottery prizes unclaimed last year

The Appleton Post-Crescent Media reported that since 1997, nearly $55 million in winning tickets have gone unclaimed.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government

Darlington and Stockton Times

Wicked helped bring Hot Flush to Darlington's Civic Theatre

A COUNCIL has agreed to underwrite A 1.6m of the estimated A 8.2m cost of restoring a North-East theatre, in the hope of encouraging further investment.

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The Macon Telegraph

No tickets win $2 million Lucky Money jackpot

Seven tickets matched 4-of-4 numbers to win $2,998 each; 134 tickets won $342 each for picking 3-of-4 plus the Lucky Ball number; 1,374 tickets won $98.50 each for picking 3-of-4; 2,734 tickets won $35 each for picking 2-of-4 plus the Lucky Ball; 22,914 tickets won $5 each for matching one number plus the Lucky Ball; 36,996 tickets won $3.50 each ... (more)

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