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  1. Anti-scam scheme is given new lotto fundRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

    A COMMUNITY education project which provides older residents with the knowledge they need to protect themselves against doorstep crime, scams and frauds is set to expand across West Yorkshire - thanks to Lottery funding worth A 444,589. The Scams and Frauds Education for Residents project in Wakefield is one of 11 projects in the region sharing almost A 3.7 million from the Big Lottery Fund's Reaching Communities programme.

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  2. Michigan Lottery sales reach record $2.6 billionRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    The lottery said Thursday that 2014 is the 10th straight year of sales over $2 billion. Sales reached about $2.48 billion in 2013.

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  3. BBB warns of Facebook lottery scams in AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... been a recent rash of private Facebook accounts being hacked and then used to send friends and family bogus Facebook lottery and malware posts as well as other links that contain computer viruses. If you receive a post that does not seem in line ...

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  4. Ulster 'devastated' after missing out on casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Times Herald-Record

    ... state legislature to reconvene immediately to consider what he called "backstop" legislation that would allow video lottery terminals at two locations in Ulster County. Eric Atkins, the Nevele's vice president of operations, said he couldn't ...

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  5. Volunteers create new look garden at ScampstonRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Gazetteherald.co.uk

    ... to the gardens to enjoy." The educational and volunteer visits to Scampston are part of the A 1 million Heritage Lottery Fund supported restoration project to save the Victorian Conservatory at Scampston Walled Garden from collapse. Next year, their ...

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  6. Norris Museum in St Ives launches upgrade appealRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

    ... for visitors young and old and I earnestly hope we can raise the funds needed to give us access to the Heritage Lottery Fund grant." The Norris wants to provide more space for learning and more attractions for families to help it promote the ...

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  7. Anti-scam scheme is given new lotto fundRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Wharfedale Observer

    A COMMUNITY education project which provides older residents with the knowledge they need to protect themselves against doorstep crime, scams and frauds is set to expand across West Yorkshire - thanks to Lottery funding worth A 444,589. The Scams and Frauds Education for Residents project in Wakefield is one of 11 projects in the region sharing almost A 3.7 million from the Big Lottery Fund's Reaching Communities programme.

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  8. Post offices dealing with higher demand during holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    ... packages and purchase stamps also are being opened through partnerships in local businesses - one at the Aspen Hill Lottery Beer and Wine store on Connecticut Avenue had a grand opening on Thursday. On Wednesday, customers at the Leisure World post ...

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  9. Lottery winner waits till deadline to claim $1M prize 'just because'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lottery Post

    A Sterling, Virginia, man redeemed his $1 million Virginia lottery ticket four days before the prize money was set to expire. Virginia lottery officials said Aaron Monsey, who works as a carpenter, bought the winning ticket nearly six months ago at Sterling Park Exxon at 209 East Holly Avenue in Sterling.

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  10. Czech finance ministry wants to increase tax on gambling firmsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... The finance ministry is proposing to raise the gambling tax element to up to 40 percent. Fixed-odds betting and the lottery will be taxed at a 30 percent sector rate while the higher level will apply to gaming machines. The bookmaking market is ...

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  11. Missing A 1m Ealing Lottery ticket still not handed inRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ealing Times

    LUXURY holidays in the snow and time with family top the Christmas wishes list for people in Ealing if they had the Lotto jackpot ticket that is due to expire on Christmas Day. With only days remaining for the owner of the ticket, bought in the borough for the draw on June 28, to come forward and claim their Christmas windfall, the National Lottery is urging everyone to have one last seasonal search.

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  12. Police announce Ozbox scheme is to close including Ashbourne sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    OzBox has been running since 2003 as a partnership project funded jointly between Derbyshire Constabulary and Derbyshire County Council, supported for the past three years by money allocated from the Big Lottery Fund. It offers free boxing sessions to young people aged between 11 and 19. OzBox sessions take place at nine gyms across Derbyshire, as well as five mobile gyms.

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  13. Stop the Scammers: Veteran soldier lost a 2,000 in Spanish lottery scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bucks Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. An veteran solider from Aylesbury who was tricked out of 2,000 by in a 'Spanish lottery' scam is one of hundreds of people across Bucks who falls prey to con-artists every year.

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  14. Stop the Scammers: Bucks residents found on 'suckers' listRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bucks Herald

    ... to go out loud and clear to encourage more people to let us know.' Typical scams that crop up in junk mail include lottery 'wins' and prize draws that promise big wins if the victim sends back money, and catalogues offering over-priced goods that ...

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  15. Following casino announcement, developer of Bay racino hopeful project could be OKa d in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    Following a state board's recommendation Wednesday of three proposed upstate resort casinos, a pair of Rochester developers are optimistic the state will shift its attention toward approving a proposed racino in Alexandria Bay. Rochester developer Mark Bohn of Bennett Heights Capital LLC said he expects the state will now focus on reviewing applications for racinos - harness racetracks with video lottery terminals.

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  16. Raissman: James Dolan shouldn't charge more to watch KnicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    ... the garbage product Dolan charges top dollar for. Like, talk about how bad the Knicks would have to suck to get a lottery pick. Or trading Carmelo Anthony. Or cleaning house now. Or how "no one expected" the Knicks to do anything this season anyway ...

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  17. Lottery: NM needs to go high-tech to boost salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alamogordo Daily News

    ALBUQUERQUE >> The New Mexico Lottery needs to catch up with the mobile revolution if it wants to attract the next generation of players and raise more money for the lottery scholarship program, the head of the gaming agency told lawmakers Thursday. Lottery CEO David Barden and state Higher Education Deputy Secretary Glenn Walters testified before the legislative Revenue Stabilization and Tax Policy Committee on the status of the popular scholarship program.

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  18. Mead Criticized for Same-Sex Marriage in WyomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KGWN

    Thirty-three members of the Goshen County Republican Party have signed a letter that rebukes Republican Gov. Matt Mead for not doing more to fight same-sex marriage in Wyoming. The letter also calls on GOP officeholders to heed the Wyoming Republican Party's platform planks that oppose gay marriage.

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  19. FinCEN Assesses $1 Million Penalty and Seeks to Bar Former MoneyGram...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... victims were solicited through the mail, e-mail, and telephone, and told, among other things, that they had won a lottery, had been hired for a "secret shoppers" program, had been approved for a guaranteed loan, or had been selected to receive an ...

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  20. Monopoly lottery game ending in all 23 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cincinnati.com

    Heather Bruce, assistant manager at the Bader's Food Mart #1 at Jefferson and First Street, rings up an $87 order of Powerball tickets for Rob Mastro, left, Wednesday afternoon. Slow sales have prompted a decision by lottery officials to discontinue the new Monopoly Millionaires' Club game effective Dec. 26 in all 23 states where the game is played, including Kentucky and Indiana.

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