Iowa Lottery Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Big Lottery Jackpots Push Ticket SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KSCJ-AM Sioux City

    Iowa Lottery spokesperson Mary Neubauer says the Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots have both climbed above the 300-million dollar mark for the first time ever. Neubauer says it's causing a lot of people to ask if they could win the Mega Millions drawing tonight and double down with the Powerball win on Saturday.

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  2. Spontaneous Decision To Buy A Scratch Ticket Pays Off For Oskaloosa ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Osky News

    ... me. More details about how to play this game, and number of prizes still up for grabs in it can be found on the Iowa Lottery's website, www.ialottery.com.

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  3. Iowa Lottery officials say someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Avoca has won a $1 million prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    The ticket purchased at Wings America Travel Centre matched the first five numbers drawn Wednesday but missed on the Powerball number. No one won the jackpot Wednesday, so it's expected to grow to an estimated $356 million for Saturday's drawing. That's $224 million for the lump sum option.

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  4. $1M Iowa Lottery prize won by ticket buyer in AvocaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    WEBVTT RAIN ONSUNDAY AND I WILL LET YOU KNOWWHERE IN THE REST OF THE EIGHTDAY THE MORNING BUZZ.ELIZABETH ARE YOU FEELING LUCKY: THIS MORNING?YOU COULD BECOME A MILLIONAIRETODAY.TONIGHT'S MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOTHAS JUMPED TO $393 MILLION.THE JACKPOT IS THE 5TH LARGESTIN THE GAME'S HISTORY.THERE HAS NOT BEEN A WINNERSINCE APRIL 28.AND THE POWERBALL IS ALSO MAKINGHEADLINES AT THE SAME TIME.SATURDAY NIGHT'S JACKPOT IS AT$356 MILLION.AND IF YOU WERE WONDERING, THEODDS OF THE SAME PERSON WINNINGTHE MEGA MILLIONS ON FRIDAY ANDTHE POWERBALL ON SATURDAY ARE 1IN 75 QUADRILLION. The ticket purchased at Wings America Travel Centre matched the first five numbers drawn Wednesday but missed on the Powerball number.

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  5. Second Yesway employee charged with theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | The Messenger

    For the second time in two weeks, a former Yesway worker has been charged with stealing lottery tickets from the store. According to the criminal complaint, filed with the Webster County attorney's office, the thefts occurred between June 26 and July 12 while Ornellas was a manager at Yesway, 115 N. 22nd St. During that time period, she is accused of stealing $600 worth of Iowa Lottery tickets, which included $2,573.34 in cash.

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  6. Hot Lotto lottery game to end in October after 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Lottery players have cooled to the Hot Lotto game to the extent that officials who run the game are ending it. Tickets for the $1 game, which has been around for 15 years, are sold in Iowa and 13 other states but Iowa Lottery officials say popularity has waned and the last drawing will be Oct. 28. The game is similar to Powerball but odds of winning the jackpot are one in 29 million, much better than Powerball's odds of one in 292 million.

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  7. Hot Lotto game's days are numberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Northfield News

    Officials with the Iowa Lottery announced plans Thursday to revamp some of the lotto games available, most notably calling an end to the Hot Lotto game this fall.

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  8. Fort Dodge man charged in theft of lottery ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The Fairfield Ledger

    A Fort Dodge man is charged with two counts of first-degree theft and one count of lottery fraud following an investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and Iowa Lottery. The Webster County Attorney's Office filed the three felony charges against Christopher A. Breyfogle, who was arrested by DCI and Fort Dodge Police on Monday and made an initial court appearance Tuesday in Webster County Magistrate Court.

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  9. Man accused of stealing lottery scratch tickets from storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... and has been charged with two counts of theft and one of lottery forgery or theft. The department says an Iowa Lottery employee saw Breyfogle scanning and redeeming scratch tickets at another retail location in Fort Dodge. The lottery contacted the ...

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  10. Employee Accused of Stealing Thousands of Lottery Tickets from Fort Dodge Gas StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    A Fort Dodge man is accused of stealing thousands of Iowa Lottery scratch tickets from his employer and then cashing in the winning tickets. Christopher Breyfogle is charged with two counts of first degree theft and one count of lottery fraud.

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  11. Fort Dodge man charged with theft and lottery fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KCRG

    A Fort Dodge man has been charged with two counts of first-degree theft and one count of lottery fraud following an investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and Iowa Lottery. The Webster County Attorney's Office filed the three felony charges against Christopher A. Breyfogle, who was arrested by DCI and Ft.

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  12. Iowa man charged after $20K in lottery tickets went missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A Fort Dodge man is charged with two counts of first-degree theft and one count of lottery fraud following an investigation by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and Iowa Lottery. The Webster County Attorney's Office filed the three felony charges against Christopher A. Breyfogle, who was arrested by DCI and Ft.

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  13. Charges say Yesway worker stole lottery ticketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | The Messenger

    ... St. According to the criminal complaint, filed with the Webster County attorney's office, in August 2016 an Iowa Lottery official spotted Bryefogle redeeming large amounts of scratch-off Iowa Lottery tickets at a local retailer. The district manager ...

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  14. Lottery scratch ticket sales set Iowa record for 3rd yearRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | Tama News-Herald

    Record sales of instant-scratch tickets led the Iowa Lottery to achieve annual results in its Top 4 overall and finish fiscal year 2017 well ahead of budget projections. The biggest difference from the previous year's record results came in the sales total for Powerball, which saw a world-record jackpot of nearly $1.6 billion in January 2016 that had spurred enormous sales in Iowa and across the country.

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  15. IPTV to Broadcast 2017 Iowa State Fair ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | KDIN-TV Johnston

    ... day, August 20, at 8 p.m. Support for Fair 2017 is provided by MidAmerican Energy, EMC Insurance Companies, the Iowa Lottery and the Friends of Iowa Public Television Foundation.

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  16. Iowa Lottery Profits DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | KICD-AM Spencer

    The state has shared the lack of luck with people who played Iowa Lottery games over the last fiscal year, as Lottery figures released Thursday show the lottery generated nearly $81 million for the state in the year ending June 30th. that's down around $7 million from the record $88 million the previous fiscal year.

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  17. More Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The state has shared the lack of luck with people who played Iowa Lottery games over the last fiscal year. Lottery figures released Thursday show the lottery generated nearly $81 million for the state in the year ending June 30 - down around $7 million from the record $88 million the previous fiscal year.

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  18. How much money do Arizonans spend playing the lottery? Less than most AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    ... trouble if they opt for an annuity but die before all 29 payments are made. Terry Rich, chief executive of the Iowa Lottery, said he's heard this one frequently and repeatedly explains that if someone dies, that person's estate will treat the ...

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  19. Lottery Scammer Got a Tax Break on His Dirty WinningsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... on his ill-gotten gains. Rhodes, 49, pleaded guilty in January to his role a scheme to scam millions from the Iowa Lottery . In exchange for a lenient sentence, he agreed to testify against his co-conspirators, two of whom pleaded guilty to the ...

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  20. Lottery's integrity isn't measured by ticket salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... had been less than cooperative and initially refused to cooperate with investigators. At one point, after Iowa Lottery officials refused to provide access to records, the ombudsman had to threaten to subpoena the records and take the case to the ...

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