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4 hrs ago |

Lottery-Winning Waltham Cop Gets 5-Year Sentence in Child Porn Case

Paul Manganelli, the Waltham police officer who won $1 million on a 2011 lottery ticket has been convicted of federal pornography charges.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

6 hrs ago | NBC12

On Your Side: Tips for avoiding foreign lottery scams

The Virginia Lottery is rolling out an ad campaign called Play Smart to alert peopleespecially seniors - about lottery-related scams.


10 hrs ago |

US cracks down on Caribbean drug trafficking ring

The indictment charges members of the group with generating some $127 million in revenue by trafficking Colombian cocaine from the Dutch Caribbean territory of St. Maarten by boat and plane for almost a decade.


Related Topix: Drugs, South America, World News, Colombia

10 hrs ago |

Edmonton couple kept $50M lottery win secret for months

The Edmonton couple won the $50 million LOTTO MAX, the city's largest ever lottery draw way back in December, but lived life normally while waiting until now to break the news.


14 hrs ago | The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

Texas Lottery Commission presents $365,312.72 check to Stripes Store

StripesA Convenience Stores recently sold a winning Texas Lottery ticket worth an estimated $36.25 million at Stripes Store #9416 on 111 E. Morgan Ave. in Cuero.


Related Topix: Gaming, Texas Lottery Commission, Cuero, TX

14 hrs ago | The Otago Daily Times

Malaysian lottery scam posted to NZ

Erin Howard, of Dunedin, holds granddaughter Anika Boereboom and the Malaysian lottery scratch tickets sent in the mail.


Related Topix: World News, Malaysia,

17 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Ocoee woman wins $3M in Florida Lottery scratch-off

One of Florida's newest multi-millionaires has a simple plan for her windfall: she want to pay off her mortgage in Ocoee then buy a second home for her family.


21 hrs ago |

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.


Yesterday | 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.


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.


Related Topix: Fontana, CA


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.


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 The identity of the winner will be revealed at a Thursday news conference, according to a press release from the New York State Lottery.


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

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.




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


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.


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.


Related Topix: Port Richey, FL