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  1. Committee divided on bill to keep lottery winners confidentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WRAL.com

    - Big lottery winners would be able to keep their names out of public view under a bill the House Judiciary III Committee is considering. The measure, House Bill 30, would make the names of winners confidential unless they gave permission for ...

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  2. Mac: How unlikely is it to fill out a perfect bracket?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Arizona Republic

    ... odds - 9,223,372,036,854,775,808. Bergen said picking a perfect bracket would be like winning the Mega Millions lottery two times in a row buying one ticket both times. He also said it would be the mathematical equivalent of predicting the winning ...

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  3. Milpitas store owner sues customer for half of $1 million lottery prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Contra Costa Times

    Assembly line worker Evangelina Reyes had big plans for the $1 million she won earlier this year in the California Lottery's "Emerald 10" scratch-off game. But then the owner of the Milpitas liquor store where she bought the winning ticket slapped her with a lawsuit, claiming she'd signed a handwritten contract guaranteeing him half the prize.

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  4. Thumbnail imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | This is Derbyshire

    There are plenty of opportunities to win a lottery fortune out there - and the Health Lottery is one of them. It was set up to benefit a single good cause = health.

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  5. Baker budget relies on MassHealth savings, cutting spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WWLP

    ... to open this summer, officials said the governor has budgeted $87 million in revenues that will be used, along with Lottery profits, to fund unrestricted local aid to cities and towns. The administration also eliminated roughly $70 million in ...

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  6. GoLocalWorcester | News | NEW: Governor Baker Unveils Fiscal Year 2016 Budget ProposalRead the original story

    Wednesday | Go Local

    ... pledge to protect and increase unrestricted local aid by 3.6% to $980 million, based on conservative Gaming and Lottery revenue growths. This increase also fulfills the administration's commitment to boost local aid by 75% of projected revenue ...

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  7. Attorney General warns public of lottery scansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABC15.com

    Arizona's attorney general's office is warning the public to be cautious of foreign lottery schemes that trick victims into sending money for a fake prize. These lottery schemes pose as million-dollar prizes from lotteries in other countries, and ask victims to pay a free in order to receive their winnings.

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  8. Massachusetts man claims $15 million scratch-off prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lottery Post

    ... The store will get a $50,000 bonus for selling the $30 ticket. It's the highest bonus paid out to a store by the lottery. Milford picked up his prize with his fiance at lottery headquarters in Braintree Tuesday. He chose the cash and walked away ...

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  9. New Virginia woman wins $50,000 lottery prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Des Moines Register

    Sandra Wilson of New Virginia claimed the fifth of 11 top prizes of $50,000 available in the Iowa Lottery's "Bedazzled" instant-scratch game.

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  10. Retired locomotive engineer wins $1 million on scratch-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | FOX Carolina

    ... etired from 30 years as a locomotive engineer, says he'll let his wife decide how to spend the money, North Carolina Lottery officials said.

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  11. B.C. government placing big bets on influx of China's high rollersRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Canada.com

    The B.C. Lottery Corp. expects to improve its bottom line this year thanks to an influx of high-rolling gamblers from mainland China. With lottery sales softening, the Crown corporation and its partner casinos on the Lower Mainland have focused on attracting wealthy "industrialists and businessmen" keen to play baccarat for up to $100,000 a hand.

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  12. man is winner of $1 million Mega Millions prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Waukesha

    According to a news release from the Department of Revenue, the winning ticket was purchased at a Waukesha Speedway, 400 Summit Ave. The winning Mega Millions numbers from Feb. 27 were 7, 49, 53, 60 and 64 with a Mega Ball of 4. The Megaplier number was 2.

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  13. Southampton, Villa grab late winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The China Post

    ... month after the team dropped into the bottom three. "When I left home, my missus said to me she had done the Euro lottery - a 54-million jackpot - but I said I'd take three points all day." Sunderland manager Gus Poyet and Hull counterpart Steve ...

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  14. Twin River acquires rival Newport GrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Grand held by businessmen Joseph Paolino Jr. and Paul Roiff. The merger is subject to approval from the state lottery and the state Department of Business Regulation. Twin River says it expects the deal to close by June 30. Gambling is expected to ...

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  15. Scratch That! Ticket Is a $15 Million Jackpot for Engaged CoupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABC News

    Michael Milford and his fiancee got the jackpot of a boost just before tying the knot: a $15 million lottery prize. Milford, 28, a sales manager from Melrose, Massachusetts , outside Boston, and fiancee Allison Gilgun claimed the prize on Tuesday together, choosing the one-time cash payment of nearly $9.8 million, less taxes.

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  16. Judge Upholds Wild Horse RoundupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KGWN

    A federal judge has upheld nearly every part of a contested roundup of hundreds of wild horses in western Wyoming last year. Wild horse advocates led by the American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign sued over the roundup, alleging it violated several laws.

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  17. Investigation Into Former Campbell County Sheriff ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KGWN

    The new special prosecutor is Teton County deputy prosecutor Keith Gingery, who served 10 years in the Wyoming Legislature representing Teton County before retiring last year. Gingery will look into whether Pownall, when he was sheriff, ordered a drunken driving ticket against his 23-year-old son be reduced to a lesser charge.

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  18. Gov. Matt Mead Signs 'Disability Awareness Month' ProclamationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KGWN

    As he did so, Governor Mead met with Magic City Enterprises, who serve people with special needs, in the hope of helping to change a few stereotypes. Governor Mead says the disabled community needs to be "recognized [and] respected... for the value they contribute to our society" Magic City members hope to continue efforts to shatter misconceptions about people with disabilities while expanding their opportunities and influence, both in the workforce and in society.

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  19. KDF, Kentucky Lottery looking for the 2015 festival fanaticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLKY-TV Louisville

    For this year's 60th Celebration of the Kentucky Derby Festival, KDF has teamed up with the Kentucky Lottery to name someone the 2015 Festival Fanatic. One lucky winner, as part of a second-chance promotion, will have the opportunity to claim nine individual festival experiences ranging from VIP treatment and a ride down Broadway in the Republic Bank Pegasus Parade to being the Thundernator for the festival's opening ceremonies - the person who activates the fireworks sequence and starts Thunder Over Louisville.

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  20. Sporting chance to help projects 'make change'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | South Wales Argus

    AWARDED: Rob Franklin, regional development co-ordinator for the Wales Football Trust, Clare Parsons, Brecon Beacons National Park sustainable communities manager, and Cat Crimmins, Welsh Cycling Breeze co-ordinator THREE Gwent organisations are to get a share of A 2.35m in National Lottery funding from Sport Wales to boost sports participation in Wales. Newport-based Welsh Cycling, the Brecon Beacons National Park and Newport County AFC, as part of the Time to Change Wales project, were among ten projects to secure funding following successful bids to Sport Wales' Calls4Action grant scheme to tackle inequalities in sport participation in Wales.

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