May 2009 archive

Ten convicted in online lottery scam

Source:  The Standard HK Ten fraudsters from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Malaysia were yesterday convicted of laundering HK$14 million they collected in an online lottery scam.They conned 12 overseas Chinese into paying administration fees to claim prizes they supposedly won in an internet draw. Six men and three women – Chen Peng-jie, Hsu Chen-yuan, Hsiao …

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Powerball Up to a Whopping $150 Million!

Source: TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Lottery today announced that the Wednesday, May 13, POWERBALL drawing resulted in a rollover, producing a $150 million jackpot for the next drawing. One Florida player won $1 million by adding Power Play and matching five winning numbers.

Charity lotteries challenge state monopolies

Source: European charity lotteries are seeking a level-playing field with state lotteries to be able to raise up to €10 billion annually for a variety of good causes, including sports. “We want EU member states to allow charity lotteries where they don’t exist, and avoid discriminating againt them if they do exist,” the executive director of the Association of Charity Lotteries …

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Source:  Intralot News “Despite the difficult financial and economic situation in 2008, INTRALOT presented very satisfactory financial results. The company managed to accomplish its targets, notwithstanding the negative impact of the foreign currencies’ devaluation”, commented INTRALOT’s CEO, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, during the Shareholders’ Annual General Meeting. Mr. Antonopoulos presented the portfolio of the company’s activities …

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Powerball Prize Goes Unclaimed

Source: SURFSIDE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Someone in South Carolina is holding a Powerball ticket worth $200,000, and officials want to know if you’re the lucky ticketholder. The ticket, according to South Carolina Education Lottery officials, was sold at the Market Express on Coventry Road in Surfside Beach. The ticket matched all five white …

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