Iowa Lottery News
Friday Nov 20 | via NewsOK.com
In this July 15, 2015, photo, Eddie Tipton looks over at his lawyers before the start of his trial at the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Tipton was convicted of fixing the Hot Lotto game in 2010 to give himself a winning ticket. Comment?
Friday Nov 20 | via KWWL-TV Waterloo
The head of the Oklahoma Lottery says a $1.2 million jackpot won in 2011 has been connected to a former security official of an Iowa-based multi-state lottery vendor accused of rigging lotteries in four different states. Oklahoma Lottery Executive Director Rollo Redburn confirmed Friday that a criminal investigation in Iowa has been expanded to include a winning Hot Lotto ticket sold in Idabel in November 2011. Comment?
Thursday Nov 19 | via Daily Mail
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Thursday Nov 19 | via KWWL-TV Waterloo
A former lottery security officer in Iowa convicted of rigging a Hot Lotto game to win a $14 million jackpot also allegedly fixed a lottery game in Oklahoma in 2011. Tipton was convicted in July of fraud for a 2010 Iowa Hot Lotto game. Comment?
Oct 9, 2015 | via KCRG
Investigators say the man convicted of tampering with Iowa Lottery equipment to win a Hot Lotto jackpot helped friends and family cash in jackpots from several other state lotteries. Edward Tipton, of Norwalk, was convicted of fraud and sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to collect a 16-million dollar Hot Lotto jackpot in December 2010. Comment?
Oct 9, 2015 | via Tama News-Herald
DES MOINES, Iowa Based on information developed in the ongoing investigation by the Iowa Department of Public Safety's Division of Criminal Investigation , the Iowa Attorney General's Office filed additional charges in the ongoing major lottery investigation. Edward Tipton turned himself in to authorities on October 9, 2015, and is charged with Ongoing Criminal Conduct, Iowa Code 99G.36 , 706A.1, 706A.2 , and 706A.4. Tipton has bonded out of the Polk County Jail. Comment?
Oct 9, 2015 | via Lottery Post
Authorities on Friday filed new charges against a former Iowa lottery security officer who was convicted months ago of rigging a Hot Lotto game so he could win a $14 million jackpot. Representatives for the Iowa Lottery and the Iowa Department of Public Safety said Eddie Tipton was charged with ongoing criminal conduct in the tampering of lottery equipment in connection with additional lottery game winnings in Colorado and Wisconsin, a class B felony. Comment?
Sep 21, 2015 | via KCRG
Richard Martin, 43, who drives a truck delivering flooring products to stores in Iowa, and his wife, Elizabeth, 40, a receptionist at a health clinic, claimed their $1 million Powerball prize at Iowa Lottery headquarters Monday. Their net proceeds were $700,000 after federal and state taxes were withheld, according to lottery officials. Comment?
Sep 16, 2015 | via KNEB-AM Scottsbluff
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Sep 9, 2015 | via The Messenger
A former lottery security official was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday for rigging a computerized Hot Lotto game in 2010 in an attempt to win a $14 million jackpot in Iowa. Eddie Tipton never got any of the money, but a jury convicted him in July on two counts of fraud. Comment?
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