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Alabama lottery plan could face uphill battle Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, who said a year ago that lotteries were as old-fashioned as leisure suits, now says they are the best remaining option to boost funding for important state programs, especially Medicaid.Legislation, Starting a Lottery, Alabama
Lottery Post | Aug 13, 2016 1:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NY man sentenced to 4+ years in prison for lottery scam targeting elderly A New York man who ran a bogus lottery scam, in which elderly people were told they won millions but would have to pay taxes in advance to receive a payout, has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison and ordered to repay more than $733,0
Lottery Post | Aug 11, 2016 6:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After cheating death in plane crash, Indian man wins $1M lottery days later After surviving a fiery plane crash, an Indian man has beaten the odds again, this time winning $1 million in the lottery.Winner Stories, International, Lucky, Raffle
Lottery Post | Aug 11, 2016 12:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Internal investigation concludes Tipton acted alone to rig lottery drawings An internal investigation into a national jackpot-fixing scandal has concluded that a single former lottery employee was responsible for any drawings that were manipulated, but it failed to uncover proof of his guilt.Insider Buzz, Scandal, Technology, Com
Lottery Post | Aug 11, 2016 01:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alabama senator introduces competing lottery proposal Alabama Sen. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, laid out a competing proposal Tuesday to Gov. Robert Bentley's plan to institute a statewide lottery as a means to addressing Alabama's budget shortfall.Legislation, Starting a Lottery, Alabama, Government
Lottery Post | Aug 9, 2016 8:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Appeals court hands loss to New Jersey sports betting effort A federal appeals court on Tuesday dealt another defeat to New Jersey's years long attempt to legalize sports betting, setting aside the state's legal challenge to a federal betting ban.New Jersey, Legal, Gambling, Sports Betting, Court, Sports
Lottery Post | Aug 9, 2016 3:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Mexico's gas pump lottery sales face legal hurdle The Play at the Pump pilot program is facing a legal test regarding how New Mexico customers purchase their Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets.New Mexico, Legal, Retailer, Technology, Ticket Machine, Vending Machine
Lottery Post | Aug 9, 2016 2:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Alabama Gov. releases legislation for lottery Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has released the legislation for his proposed lottery to support the state budget.Legislation, Starting a Lottery, Alabama, Government
Lottery Post | Aug 8, 2016 12:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
3 charged in theft of $250,000 lottery ticket An employee at an Iowa lottery retailer is charged with stealing a winning $250,000 instant scratch ticket and working with her boyfriend and mother in a clumsy attempt to claim the prize, investigators said last week.Legal, Iowa, Scratch Games, Theft, La
Lottery Post | Aug 5, 2016 1:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New Mexico lottery players now able to buy tickets at gas pumps A state lawmaker is concerned over a new program that allows people to purchase lottery tickets at gasoline pumps in New Mexico.New Mexico, Retailer, Technology, Vending Machine
Lottery Post | Aug 4, 2016 2:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend