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New Jersey Lottery Game Hurts Atlantic City Casinos, State Lawmakers Contend

New Jersey Lottery Quick Draw

The New Jersey Lottery game Quick Draw poses a serious threat to Atlantic City casinos, so says two state lawmakers arguing this week before the Assembly Tourism, Gaming and Arts Committee. A keno-like format that costs $1-10 per play, Quick Draw debuted last year in an effort to grow lottery revenues. Players select from 1…Read More

Canadian Woman Suing Ex-Boyfriend Over $6.1 Million Lottery Win

Ontario Lotto Couple Lawsuit

A woman in Ontario has filed a statement of claim against her former boyfriend over a lottery jackpot that she says she should have half of. Denise Robertson filed the claim in a Windsor, Ontario court against her ex-boyfriend Maurice Thibeault on Monday. She’s hoping to get half of the C$6.1 million ($4.85 million) prize,…Read More

Privacy: New Hampshire Powerball Winner Goes to Court to Keep Her $560M Win Secret

New Hampshire Powerball winner battles for privacy

A New Hampshire woman who won $560 million playing Powerball is now in a fight for her private life, challenging a state law that prevents her big winners from remaining anonymous. The woman, known in court papers as “Jane Doe,” is challenging a law in the Granite State that dictates a lottery winner’s name, town,…Read More

South Carolina Lottery in Lawsuit Hell After Printing 42,000 Winning Tickets on Christmas Day

Is South Carolina Lottery the victim of a Bad Santa?

The South Carolina Lottery is facing a lose-lose situation over a botched lottery game that allowed everyone who played it to win-win. For players of the Holiday Cash Add-A-Play game, it was like Christmas had come early, except that it actually was Christmas, so in this case Christmas was pretty much bang on time. Because,…Read More

Florida Store Clerk Charged with Stealing $600 Winning Lottery Scratch Card

uor store clerk Crystelle Yvette Baton arrested by Florida lottery

Winning lottery scratch cards are hard enough to come by, but the odds are even longer when the store clerk is working against you. But that’s what allegedly happened in one Winn-Dixie liquor store in Fort Myers, Florida recently. When a customer at the store approached Crystelle Yvette Baton with a $600 winning ticket, he…Read More