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Ex-Minnesota Lottery executive pleads guilty in car-crash case A former top Minnesota Lottery official suing over her termination pleaded guilty Monday to a drunken-driving charge stemming from a serious car crash last December.Legal, Administration, Minnesota, Court, Lawsuit
Lottery Post | Oct 27, 2015 1:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ex-TSA agent, Atlanta police officer sentenced in lottery scheme A Douglasville, Ga., man must serve 27 months in prison and one year of supervised release after pleading guilty for his role in a Jamaican-based fraudulent lottery scheme targeting senior-adult victims in the United States.Scam, Jamaica, Fraud, Crime, Co
Lottery Post | Oct 26, 2015 4:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Daily Show' knocks Illinois for shortchanging lottery winners during budget battle The ongoing budget impasse in Illinois was under the heat of the national spotlight this week when the 'Daily Show' took a jab at the state for its treatment of lottery winners during the stalemate.Financials, Illinois, Broadcast, Government, Television,
Lottery Post | Oct 25, 2015 1:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Judge: Wyoming Lottery lawsuit against man can continue A judge has denied a Cheyenne man's request to dismiss a lawsuit the Wyoming Lottery Corporation is pressing against him that seeks to force him to stop criticizing it to national lottery groups and others.Legal, Wyoming, Lawsuit
Lottery Post | Oct 23, 2015 4:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Daughter accused of stealing mom's lottery jackpot starts collecting winnings The woman?? who's being sued by her? ?Brooklyn ???mother?, who says she stole her $1 million lottery jackpot?,? got a lucky break Thursday as? ?a judge? ?gave her back? ?access to some of the? ?loot.Legal, Winner Stories, New York, Scratch Games, Theft, D
Lottery Post | Oct 23, 2015 1:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oklahoma Lottery warns about Powerball scam spreading through Facebook The Oklahoma Lottery Commission is warning the public of a new scam that is affecting Facebook users nationwide.Powerball, Oklahoma, Scam, Technology, Multi-State Game
Lottery Post | Oct 22, 2015 4:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
N.C. Powerball winner's fianc jailed for third time this year The man engaged to the North Carolina woman who claimed a $188 million Powerball lottery jackpot payout earlier this year was placed back in jail for the third time in less than a year on Monday.Powerball, Legal, Winner Stories, North Carolina, After the
Lottery Post | Oct 20, 2015 1:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Wyoming Lottery shelves keno plan Some Wyoming lawmakers say they're bothered the Wyoming Lottery Corp. considered introducing keno without their approval and they expect to introduce legislation limiting the lottery.Legal, Wyoming, Keno, Government
Lottery Post | Oct 20, 2015 1:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Georgia lottery officials question legality of fantasy sports companies Georgia Lottery officials are questioning whether the daily fantasy sports industry can legally operate in the state, according to a letter sent last month to CEOs of DraftKings and FanDuel.Georgia, Legal, Gambling, Sports Betting, Sports
Lottery Post | Oct 20, 2015 12:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saskatchewan couple hid winning $2 million ticket under shirt for safe-keeping A couple from Ponteix, Sask., say their first order of business after winning a $2 million lottery prize will be to visit relatives in the Philippines. | Oct 20, 2015 03:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend