A lottery ticket turned out to be the Mother’s Day $1.3 million “gift of a lifetime” for a North Carolina woman.
For Mother’s Day, Vielka Roman of Autryville, North Carolina, received a Carolina Cash 5 ticket as a gift from her sister, Neris. It turned out to be a $1.3 million jackpot winner.… Read the rest
“Lucky Larry” may have a shot to win millions more — this time from a jury.
A judge has ordered a trial in a lawsuit filed by Iowa lottery winner Larry Dawson, who contends a $9 million jackpot that he won in 2011 should have been nearly three times as big.
Dawson filed his lawsuit in 2016 after an investigation revealed that lottery contractor Eddie Tipton rigged the previous $16.5 million jackpot, bought the winning ticket himself and unsuccessfully worked with associates to claim it.… Read the rest
A plan to allow voters to decide whether to set up a state lottery in Alabama advanced Wednesday in the House of Representatives.
The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee approved the bill. The committee had held a public hearing last week but did not vote.
Sen. Greg Albritton, R-Range, is sponsor of the legislation, which passed the Senate.… Read the rest
A husband and wife from Southeastern Massachusetts have now each cashed winning $1 million Massachusetts State Lottery instant tickets.
The husband, in fact, has won twice.
Janet Pflaumer-Phillips of Lakeville claimed her $1 million prize on Monday. She won on a $30 “Diamond Millions” instant ticket, according to the Massachusetts State Lottery. She bought the ticket at A&A Petro, 381 West Grove St.… Read the rest
A Michigan man who has stuck to the same lottery-playing routine for the past 30 years had his habits finally pay off when he won a $167,407 jackpot.
“I have been buying a seven-draw Fantasy 5 ticket at the same store every Monday for 30 years,” said the lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous.… Read the rest