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10 min ago | Cleveland.com

Powerball jackpot reaches $171 million; Ohio Lottery numbers for Sunday

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.

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4 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Ohio Lottery investigating people who win multiple times

A newspaper investigation has identified 13 people who have claimed prizes from Ohio's state lottery more than 100 times each, including a Cleveland man who claimed more than 300 prizes totaling $800,000 since 2008. The Springfield News-Sun reports investigators at the Ohio Lottery track such multiple winners to look for retailers who are stealing prizes or taking a cut to redeem winning tickets for customers who want to avoid paying taxes, child support or other debts.

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6 hrs ago | WTOV9

Frequent winners on Ohio Lottery's watch list

A newspaper investigation has identified 13 people who have claimed prizes from Ohio's state lottery more than 100 times each, including a Cleveland man who claimed more than 300 prizes totaling $800,000 since 2008. The Springfield News-Sun reports investigators at the Ohio Lottery track such multiple winners to look for retailers who are stealing prizes or taking a cut to redeem winning tickets for customers who want to avoid paying taxes, child support or other debts.

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9 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Lottery industry tries new ways to engage young adults in the games

Madi Williams, 21, spends her days selling lottery tickets at TAZ's Supermarket One convenience store in downtown Raleigh. She sees a steady stream of customers daily, but she's not one of them.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, North Carolina

13 hrs ago | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

No Lucky Money winner; jackpot now $900,000

Lottery officials said Friday four tickets matched 4-of-4 numbers to win $1,744.00 each; 50 tickets won $305.5 each for picking 3-of-4 plus the Lucky Ball number; 835 tickets won $53.5 each for picking 3-of-4; 1,734 tickets won $18 each for picking 2-of-4 plus the Lucky Ball; 14,715 tickets won $2.50 each for matching one number plus the Lucky Ball; 25,628 tickets won $2 each for picking 2-of-4; and 35,713 won a free Quick Pick ticket for matching the Lucky Ball.

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17 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

Celluloid dreams

Sahirr Sethhi, a Los Angeles-based filmmaker from Mumbai, who has worked in the technical team of Hollywood hits such as Life of Pi and the Mission Impossible series, has started a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for his upcoming short film California Dreaming A lottery addict, a helpless wife, a multi-million dollar jackpot and an armed robbery sound like a perfect recipe for an entertaining feature film. But director Sahirr Sethhi, a Los Angeles-based filmmaker, plans to showcase all this and more in his 10-minute short film titled California Dreaming, which is based on the Natyashashtra theory of nine emotions.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Buxton Advertiser

Fears for future of Crescent project

Two Buxton councillors have raised concerns that the town's long-awaited Crescent development could be in jeopardy because of rising costs. The A 35 million project to transform the Grade I listed building into a 79-bedroom, five-star spa hotel has already been hit by funding shortfalls, and after being told in a confidential briefing that the costs have increased substantially, borough councillors Linda Baldry and John Faulkner now fear the project will never be completed.

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Manawatu Standard

Powerball player scoops $7.2m

Life is about to get a whole lot more interesting for one Feilding Lotto player who is set to bank a cool $7.2 million. The total Lotto Powerball prize of $7.2m is made up of $7m from Powerball First Division and $200,000 from Lotto First Division.

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The Otago Daily Times

Reduced funding 'a shock'

Alzheimers Society Otago manager Julie Butler , Council of Social Services Dunedin executive officer Alan Shanks and Brain Injury Association liaison officer Cathy Matthews ponder the consequences of reduced lotteries funding this year. Photo by Dan Hutchinson Dunedin's community sector is facing tough times, with funding down and the demand for services high.

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Business Wire

Fitch Rates $76MM West Virginia Excess Lottery Rev Bonds 'A+'

In addition, Fitch affirms the 'A+' rating on outstanding bonds secured by West Virginia's lottery and excess lottery fund revenues, as detailed at the end of this release. Lottery and excess lottery revenue bonds are secured by separate statutory allocations of net profits of the lottery fund and state excess lottery revenue funds, special revenue funds of the state of West Virginia.

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MLive.com

Mega Millions numbers for Sept. 12; tonight's Powerball jackpot at $149 million

No one matched the Mega Millions winning numbers on Sept. 12, 2014, increasing the next jackpot to $62 million.

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MyFoxAtlanta

GA Lottery targets shadow winners

The Georgia Lottery tells the Fox 5 I-Team it's launching a full-scale effort to crack down on so-called "shadow winners." Anyone with a winning ticket over $600 must show the Georgia Lottery proof of ID to collect their money.

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Related Topix: Georgia Lottery, Gaming

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Daily Mail

Hollyoaks' Stephanie Waring stuns at The National Lottery Awards

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Highlands Today

Lake Placid woman wins the lottery

6 Fantasy 5 drawing, and it turned out to be the $254,904.63 winner. Martha Windham, 40, of Lake Placid, claimed the Fantasy 5 top prize at the Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee, officials said.

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Newsday

2 Long Islanders among NY Lottery's newest millionaires, jackpot winners

Lotto jackpot winner Jerry Ritieni, an auto body shop owner in Massapequa, opted for a onetime payment of $1,241,407. Ritieni, 48, said he'll use the money to help his family.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Man accused in robbery, beating may be connected to fatal stabbing

Police say a man charged in connection with a robbery and beating of a store owner may have been involved with the fatal stabbing of a Luzerne County man. It all started around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday when two black men entered the Tresckow Superfood market at 6 Walnut Street in Banks Township, Carbon County.

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Related Topix: Luzerne County, PA, Tresckow, PA, Carbon County, PA

Western Telegraph

Loyal lottery player scoops super draw jackpot

LUCKY NUMBER: Malcolm Harts from Jeffreyston wins the Pembrokeshire Lottery's first super draw jackpot of 8,000. PICTURE: Western Telegraph Malcolm Harts from Jeffreyston won A 8,000 in the first of the new super draws last Wednesday .

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The Independent

Chester student wins more than A 1 million from A 2 lottery ticket

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Jirtchaya Klongjarn, 30, picked some of the winning numbers on Friday based on her birthday and did the rest at random, winning A 1,000,990 in total.

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Transitions Online

The Kyrgyzstan Preschool Lottery

A serious shortage of kindergartens has driven the few who can afford it into private schools of debatable quality. First in an occasional series.

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Related Topix: Asia, World News, Kyrgyzstan, Kids, Family

WBRZ

Metairie man claims $1 million Powerball prize

The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says a Metairie man has claimed a $1 million prize from the Aug. 20 multistate Powerball drawing. Fifty-four-year-old Gerardo Solis claimed the prize Monday morning.

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