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3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Winning $5,000 Mega Millions Ticket Bought in Bergen County

Carole Hedinger, New Jersey Lottery Executive Director, announced that while there were no jackpot or second New Jersey prizewinners of the Mega Millions game, there was one $5,000 third prizewinning ticket that matched 4 white balls and the Gold Mega Ball for the Tuesday, Sept. 16 drawing.

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Related Topix: Bergen County, NJ

8 hrs ago | Denbighshire Free Press

Bodewyddan father-of-five spends A 60,000 on scratchcards in six months

A BODELWYDDAN father-of-five has warned of the dangers of gambling after spending 60,000 in six months on National Lottery scratchcards. Mark Thomas, aged 50, of Ffordd Terfyn, said his addiction, which he said has taken over his life, has seen him lose his life savings He said: "This problem has taken all of my savings in a six month period.

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8 hrs ago | MLive.com

Mega Millions numbers for Sept. 16; tonight's Powerball jackpot at $171 million

No one matched the Mega Millions winning numbers on Sept. 16, 2014, increasing the next jackpot to $72 million.

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11 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Lottery: Gov. Bentley said money from possible lottery should go to meet more than...

Talking about a looming financial crisis the state is facing next year, Gov. Robert Bentley said proceeds from a possible state lottery should go in part to fund needs other than just education. "I think that if one were pushed and devised I think what we need to do is make sure we know where that money goes, make sure we know who is making money off of it other than the state.

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Related Topix: Robert Bentley, US Governors, US Politics, Representative Parker Griffith, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Sep 16, 2014

WHTC

Powerball Jackpost at 171-million dollars

Someone in Michigan could be getting life changing money this week. The estimated Powerball Jackpot for Wednesday's drawing is 171-million dollars and even the lump sum cash option is 102-million.

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Dallas Morning News

A half-million win? Scratch that, lottery tells disappointed ticket buyers

Dozens of Fun 5's players have complained to Dawn Nettles, whose website tracks games and rules, that they should have won by scratching off a money bag symbol. She says she thinks ticket buyers have a strong case, based on the language on the ticket.

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Related Topix: Texas, Italy, TX, Ellis County, TX, Travis County, TX, Silsbee, TX

WSB-TV

Augusta man wins 2014 Kia Soul playing the Georgia Lottery

An Augusta man has won a brand-new vehicle playing an instant game from the Georgia Lottery. Milton Singleton, 49, won a 2014 Kia Soul from being selected as a winner of the 21 Black Series Second Chance Promotion.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Kia Soul, Kia, Gaming, Georgia Lottery

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Walla Walla Man Keeps Winning Streak Alive Playing Washington Lottery

Ryan Waggoner of Walla Walla won a $50,000 top prize playing Washington's Lottery "Spy Some Cash" Scratch game. Waggoner's big win came in the wake of a number of smaller Lottery wins over the last several weeks.

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Related Topix: Walla Walla, WA

KIMA

Winners claim $7.3 million lottery ticket sold in Union Gap

A million-dollar mystery has been solved. According to the Washington state lottery, the Blue Dragonfly Joint Revocable Trust has claimed the $7.3 million prize.

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Related Topix: Union Gap, WA, Ahtanum, WA, Mattawa, WA

The Washington Post

Scotland decision could ride on a lucky lottery ticket

If Scotland votes to separate from the United Kingdom on Thursday, could nationalists have a lucky lottery ticket to thank? Three years ago, Colin Weir, a former television cameraman, and his wife, Christine, a former psychiatric nurse, were enjoying a night watching CSI on the telly. Before going to bed, Christine decided to check their lottery ticket numbers.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Science / Technology

WCTV Tallahassee

Universities Want Boost in Aid for Needy Students

Florida universities say they need millions to deal with the fallout from changes to the state's popular Bright Futures scholarship program. The Board of Governors is expected this week to discuss a $45 million boost in financial aid that goes to students who come from lower income families.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government

Watford Observer

Millionaire benefit cheat's plan to build 30-bedroom motel on Green...

Edward Putman, who carried on claiming nearly A 13,000 in benefits after scooping A 5 million on the lottery in 2009, submitted plans to build a 30-bedroom motel in Station Road, Kings Langley. The 47-year-old was jailed for nine months after admitting benefit fraud at St Albans Crown Court in July 2012.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire County, England,

Northwest Florida Daily News

Expert tips keep scrapbooking memories fun

It's time to break out the albums, paper trimmers and stickers with vacation season over as well as a new school year underway.

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Related Topix: Life, Scrapbooking, Hobbies

Ottawa Citizen

CHEO dream home opens to launch Dream of a Lifetime lottery

Rustic meets industrial with generous helpings of glamour to create an intelligent fusion of styles in this year's CHEO dream home. The lavishly furnished monster home in Manotick makes up the bulk of the $1.76-million grand prize in the annual Dream of a Lifetime lottery launched Monday to benefit the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Winner of $7.2 million Lotto ticket comes forward

WINNING FEELING: A $7 million Lotto ticket sold at Feilding Video Centre and manager Shirley Hearn and Sharon Jensen, assistant manager, are buzzing. The ticket netted the lucky winner both the $7m Powerball first division prize and $200,000 from first division during Saturday night's Lotto draw.

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Canada.com

Nanaimo couple stunned by second major lottery win

Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.

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Chilliwack Times

Orillia couple win $50-million lottery

Eating your fiance's last ice-cream bar may not be a smart thing to do, but the craving certainly paid off for an Orillia, Ont., woman. A trip to the local store to "replace" the treat - and a Lotto Max ticket purchased there - have made the newly engaged couple Ontario's latest multimillionaires.

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CBC News

Manitoba liquor, lottery commissions merger saves $36M

The Manitoba government said it's savings are 'overwhelmingly positive' from the merger of its liquor and lotteries commissions. "In Budget 2012, our government gave direction to begin the merger of Liquor and Lotteries in order to reduce administrative spending, find efficiencies and improve services," said Ron Lemieux, the minister responsible for Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Winning Powerball ticket sold in Lowcountry set to expire soon

If you purchased a Powerball ticket from the Circle K at 1380 Fording Island Road in Bluffton in March, you should check your tickets. The ticket purchased for the March 26 drawing must be claimed no later than Monday, Sept.

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Lottery Post

Ohio Lottery investigating frequent winners

The top lottery winners in Ohio have claimed hundreds of large prizes over the past decades, some in such short spans of time that it seemingly defies the odds and has prompted investigations by the Ohio Lottery. State lottery investigators track multiple-winners to look for retailers who are either stealing prizes for themselves or store employees turning in tickets for others wanting to avoid paying off debts.

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