Lotteries

December 18, 2019 - 2:27 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Someone in Ohio is going to have a wonderful life! A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $372 million was sold at a Giant Eagle supermarket in Mentor, a suburb of Cleveland. The winning numbers drawn on Tuesday, just eight days before Christmas, were: 22-30-53-55-56 +16. It’s the...
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Rep. Alyce Clarke, D-Jackson, shows a ceremonial first scratch-off ticket purchased from at a Jackson, Miss., convenience store, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Licensed lottery retailers in the state began selling tickets Monday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 25, 2019 - 3:28 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — People across Mississippi got into the scratch-off fever Monday as lottery tickets went on sale for the first time in the state. For decades Mississippi was one of only six states without a lottery. There was strong opposition from politically powerful churches. People often...
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This May 9, 2011 photo provided by the Iowa Lottery shows Larry Dawson and his wife, Kathy, claiming their $9.09 million Hot Lotto jackpot in Des Moines. A national lottery group rocked by an insider’s jackpot-rigging conspiracy has settled a lawsuit brought by the Iowa grandfather who said the $9 million prize he won in 2011 should have been nearly three times as big. The Multi-State Lottery Association and Dawson informed a judge of the settlement this month, cancelling a trial that had been scheduled to begin next week in Des Moines, Iowa. (Iowa Lottery via AP)
November 25, 2019 - 3:20 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A national lottery group rocked by an insider’s jackpot-rigging conspiracy said Monday it has settled a lawsuit brought by an Iowa grandfather who alleged that a $9 million prize he won in 2011 should have been nearly three times as big. The Multi-State Lottery Association...
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This May 9, 2011 photo provided by the Iowa Lottery shows Larry Dawson and his wife, Kathy, claiming their $9.09 million Hot Lotto jackpot in Des Moines. A national lottery group rocked by an insider’s jackpot-rigging conspiracy has settled a lawsuit brought by the Iowa grandfather who said the $9 million prize he won in 2011 should have been nearly three times as big. The Multi-State Lottery Association and Dawson informed a judge of the settlement this month, cancelling a trial that had been scheduled to begin next week in Des Moines, Iowa. (Iowa Lottery via AP)
November 25, 2019 - 2:51 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A national lottery group rocked by an insider’s jackpot-rigging conspiracy said Monday it has settled a lawsuit brought by an Iowa grandfather who alleged that a $9 million prize he won in 2011 should have been nearly three times as big. The Multi-State Lottery Association...
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This May 9, 2011 photo provided by the Iowa Lottery shows Larry Dawson and his wife, Kathy, claiming their $9.09 million Hot Lotto jackpot in Des Moines. A national lottery group rocked by an insider’s jackpot-rigging conspiracy has settled a lawsuit brought by the Iowa grandfather who said the $9 million prize he won in 2011 should have been nearly three times as big. The Multi-State Lottery Association and Dawson informed a judge of the settlement this month, cancelling a trial that had been scheduled to begin next week in Des Moines, Iowa. (Iowa Lottery via AP)
November 25, 2019 - 11:29 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A national lottery group rocked by an insider’s jackpot-rigging conspiracy has settled a lawsuit brought by an Iowa grandfather who said a $9 million prize he won in 2011 should have been nearly three times as big. The Multi-State Lottery Association and Larry Dawson informed...
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Rep. Alyce Clarke, D-Jackson, shows a ceremonial first scratch-off ticket purchased from at a Jackson, Miss., convenience store, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Licensed lottery retailers in the state began selling tickets Monday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 25, 2019 - 11:02 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi residents don’t have to leave the state to buy lottery tickets anymore. Tickets went on sale Monday. The tickets are available in roughly 1,200 convenience stores and other sites. Democratic state Rep. Alyce Clarke of Jackson has been pushing for years to bring a...
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Rep. Alyce Clarke, D-Jackson, shows a ceremonial first scratch-off ticket purchased from at a Jackson, Miss., convenience store, Monday, Nov. 25, 2019. Licensed lottery retailers in the state began selling tickets Monday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 25, 2019 - 10:24 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi residents don’t have to leave the state to buy lottery tickets anymore. Tickets went on sale Monday. The tickets are available in roughly 1,200 convenience stores and other sites. Democratic state Rep. Alyce Clarke of Jackson has been pushing for years to bring a...
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, photo, Kadaisha Haymer works the cash register as an electronic sign flashes reminders that as of Monday, Nov. 25, customers can purchase scratch-off lottery tickets at this RaceWay store in Jackson, Miss. The store is one of many locations statewide that will be offering scratch-off games. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 25, 2019 - 10:10 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi residents don’t have to leave the state to buy lottery tickets anymore. Tickets went on sale Monday. The tickets are available in roughly 1,200 convenience stores and other sites. Democratic state Rep. Alyce Clarke of Jackson has been pushing for years to bring a...
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, photo, Kadaisha Haymer works the cash register as an electronic sign flashes reminders that as of Monday, Nov. 25, customers can purchase scratch-off lottery tickets at this RaceWay store in Jackson, Miss. The store is one of many locations statewide that will be offering scratch-off games. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 25, 2019 - 10:08 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi residents don’t have to leave the state to buy lottery tickets anymore. Tickets went on sale Monday. The tickets are available in roughly 1,200 convenience stores and other sites. Democratic state Rep. Alyce Clarke of Jackson has been pushing for years to bring a...
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In this Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, photo, Kadaisha Haymer works the cash register as an electronic sign flashes reminders that as of Monday, Nov. 25, customers can purchase scratch-off lottery tickets at this RaceWay store in Jackson, Miss. The store is one of many locations statewide that will be offering scratch-off games. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 25, 2019 - 1:08 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi residents don’t have to leave the state to buy lottery tickets anymore. Tickets go on sale Monday. The tickets will be available in roughly 1,200 convenience stores and other sites. For decades Mississippi was one of only six states without a lottery. There was...
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