November 2008 archive

St. Helens Man Wins Megabucks Jackpot

Source:  KATU.com ST. HELENS, Ore. – A St. Helens man has won the $12.5 million Megabucks jackpot from Saturday’s drawing. Rod Schwirse matched all six numbers to become the Oregon Lottery‘s 216th Megabucks millionaire.

Staff Share £2.6m Lottery Jackpot

Source:  Evening Start 24 A MARKET town is buzzing with speculation that a company syndicate might have scooped more than £2.5million in the National Lottery. Rumours are rife that staff at Havebury Housing Partnership in Haverhill might be celebrating the massive jackpot in Saturday’s draw.

Wild Card Lottery Winner Sold in Brookings

Source: AP PIERRE (AP) – According to the South Dakota State Lottery, a Wild Card 2 lottery ticket sold in Brookings is worth $698,933. State Lottery Director Norm Lingle said the ticket holder should sign the back of the ticket immediately, put it in a safe place and contact the Lottery office in Pierre or …

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Retiree Wins Lottery — Twice

Source: WGAL.com BOSTON — A retired Massachusetts firefighter who’s been buying lottery tickets for years still can’t believe how lucky he’s been. First, he won $10,000 on a $20 Billion Dollar Bonanza scratch ticket a few weeks ago, but the bigger surprise was when he picked up another scratch ticket at a convenience store last weekend …

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AG Supports Lottery, But Cites Cost Concerns

Source:  AP LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Friday said he voted for creating a state-run lottery to fund college scholarships, despite concerns about how much it will cost the state to start up the games. McDaniel said he wants lottery revenues to pay for any additional lawyers his office may need to …

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