Gambling

June 17, 2017 - 12:45 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The New York Lottery is celebrating a big anniversary. Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of the sale of the first ticket in 1967. New York was only the second state to begin operating a lottery after New Hampshire. State officials say more than $83 billion has been given...
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March 07, 2017 - 10:44 am
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Lottery officials say a New York couple has won $10 million on a scratch-off ticket, the single largest cash prize for scratch-off games in the state lottery's history. State officials say the winning ticket was purchased at a Stewart's Shop on Vassar Road in Poughkeepsie...
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