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  1. NJ lowers 2015 lottery revenue projectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    Two years after Gov. Chris Christie privatized the state's lottery, New Jersey's treasurer is lowering revenue projections for fiscal year that ends June 30. Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff did not say specifically how much the expected revenue dropped on Monday during an Assembly budget hearing but attributed the decrease to industry-wide trends. State documents show that initial revenue forecasts projected $1.037 billion in revenue for the current fiscal year, but Christie's 2016 proposal reflected lower receipts at $955 million.

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  2. Lotto officials: $150K winning ticket sold in ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FOX Carolina

    A Clinton man said he wasn't a football fan but is definitely a fan of the "Carolina Panthers Big Win!" lottery scratch-off game, according to officials with the SC Education Lottery.

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  3. After Christie's privatization, NJ lottery missing targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | MyFoxAtlanta

    When Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games. Instead, a lottery once ranked among the nation's top performers is now lagging for the second straight year, trailing its state income targets by $64 million seven months into the current fiscal year.

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  4. Search is on for A 1m EuroMillion winnerRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | News Guardian

    ... ticket before the deadline, then the prize money, plus the interest it has generated, will go to help National Lottery-funded projects across the UK. A National Lottery spokesperson said: "We're desperate to find this mystery ticket-holder and unite ...

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  5. Company hired by Christie to run N.J. lottery misses revenue goal by $64MRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    WASHINGTON - When Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games. Instead, a lottery once ranked among the nation's top performers is now lagging for the second straight year, trailing its state income targets by $64 million seven months into the current fiscal year.

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  6. After 18-Hour Debate, House Gives Early Approval to BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    ... Miles , D-Houston, took issue with an amendment from state Rep. Scott Sanford , R-McKinney, to reduce funding to the Lottery Commission. Miles accused Sanford of being hypocritical for claiming to oppose the lottery because of its impact on poor ...

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  7. A 1m lottery win - for a second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

    A UK couple have won A 1 million in the EuroMillions for the second time - beating odds of more than 283 billion to one. The pair from Scunthorpe, who scooped the big money prize on Friday night, won their first A 1 million within the last two years.

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  8. Zero-Hours Ban: Paul Kenny, general secretary of the GMB unionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Northern Echo

    ... to be addressed. This news will be welcomed by the tens of thousands of people for whom the world of work is a daily lottery. A study by Citizens Advice yesterday showed that workers on zero-hours contracts and irregular hours were afraid to speak ...

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  9. Classic Car Parade set to Smash Two Guinness World Records in CoventryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... million visitors per year. The museum's redevelopment is funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund, Garfield Weston Foundation, Biffa Award, Arts Council England and WREN. The project is due to be completed in June ...

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  10. Shares Of Chinese Sports-Lottery Firm 500.com Down Due To Corruption RumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... in this environment, rumors of corruption can drive a company down. The latest example is Shenzhen-based sports-lottery firm 500.com. Shares of the New York-listed company were down 9.76% to $10.63 on Monday. They rebounded a bit to $10.79 on ...

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  11. Lawmaker wants to reduce casino, racino credits that reduce taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Review

    ... credits from the total. Those credits are used by casinos and racinos -- race tracks that are allowed to offer video lottery terminals on their premises -- to draw customers, giving them free plays on slot machines and table games. Coley said when ...

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  12. Tories still in love with the quango stateRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Peter Black AM

    ... to quangos and arts bodies before the election. They add that key funding boards, which distribute government and lottery money, are now overseen by former Tory MPs while some of Britain's finest museums have Tory donors on their boards: Most of the ...

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  13. Texas couple both dead after argument over $500 lottery ticket winRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CNews

    A powerball Lottery ticket is shown in this photo illustration after being purchased at a gas station in San Diego, California, February 10, 2015. Gamblers betting on the multi-state Powerball lottery this week could win one of the biggest jackpots in the game's history, as the total climbed to $485 million on Tuesday, the Powerball website showed.

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  14. Better lives sought for larimar miners in Dominican RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    ... years of digging to become an investor, putting up $40,000 at a time to sponsor an excavation project. "It's like a lottery: You never know what you are going to get," Franquis said. "Sometimes months pass when you get nothing. But there are years ...

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  15. Where are our beer caves? Convenience stores want US-style alcohol salesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Age

    ... to sell beer and wine, and that's really what we're looking for, to be able to sell responsibly, as we sell tobacco, lottery, other restricted-type products." These were to develop "more effective misuse of market power provision, [to] consider ...

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  16. Obama wants a deal at any price, ending sanctions that brought Iran to the table in the first placeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    ... of civilized nations they will begin to act civilized. And my hope is that I will win the $50 million power-ball lottery without buying a ticket (I'm hoping to find a stray one in the street). The chances of either of those happening are about the ...

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  17. Exclusive: Sessions Hits Intel over Anti-American Worker H-1B Increase PushRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

    ... at least 1,000 engineer jobs inside the United States. "Next week, America's most innovative companies will enter a lottery to keep some of the world's brightest engineers, scientists, and programmers employed here in the United States. Many of them ...

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  18. Dock funding is denied againRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | South County Spotlight

    The Oregon Transportation Commission has again denied state money for a much-debated renovation of a Columbia River dock that became a proxy in a wider debate over coal exports to Asia. The commission voted 3-1 for the allocation of $7 million in lottery-backed bonds to six other projects under Connect Oregon, which funds projects other than highways and bridges.

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  19. 300 years since sunken fleetRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | KeysNews.com

    ... are still big finds to be made," Bry said. "The tough part is gold and silver is not iron, so it's like playing the lottery." Those interested in a more detailed history of the tragedy, Bry recommends Kip Wagner's 1966 book, "Pieces of Eight."

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  20. Says Goodbye to Chief Meteorologist Chris YatesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KGWN

    Tonight, KGWN said goodbye to our Chief Meteorologist Chris Yates. Chris is headed to Peoria, Illinois where he'll continue to manage a Meteorology department and bring the people of Peoria their weather.

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