Sixteen brothers and sisters from New Jersey who pooled money for a decade to buy lottery tickets got the ultimate payout '' a $20 million Pick 6 jackpot they'll use to repair homes they lost in Sandy, send their children to college and preserve the legacy of their late mother, who urged them to vie for the pot together in the first place.New Jersey, Winner Stories, Jackpots, Pool
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has asked the state Office of Administration to carry out a comprehensive review of the Missouri Lottery's operations after the lottery missed its profit goal in the last fiscal year.Financials, Missouri, Education, Audit
The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today kicked off a comprehensive, statewide, multimedia marketing campaign as part of the countdown toward the initial sale of lottery tickets in Wyoming on August 24.Advertising, Starting a Lottery, Wyoming
For almost two months, Dennis Romero of Albuquerque, New Mexico, drove around town with a lottery ticket worth $385,000 in the backseat of his car.New Mexico, Winner Stories, Jackpots
Steady growth has always been a challenge for state lotteries as they age, and the Missouri Lottery is trying to come up with solutions to that problem.Financials, Missouri, Education, Sales, General Interest
The Massachusetts Lottery suspects the Brudnicks may be 'Ten Percenters,' people who claim others' prizes for a fee. It's a long-obvious problem the state has done little to stop.Winner Stories, Massachusetts, General Interest, Investigation, Won multiple times
Rich enough to quit, but would you? Most people would keep working, even if those lottery balls lined up in their favor, says a Harris Poll survey released today.Insider Buzz, After the Big Win, General Interest
An Albuquerque, New Mexico, man came to New Mexico Lottery headquarters Wednesday to claim 15 prizes totaling $60,000 from the July 8 Mega Millions drawing.Mega Millions, New Mexico, Winner Stories, Multi-State Game, Won multiple times
With the launch of the Wyoming Lottery just over a month away, officials will begin a statewide advertising campaign and training the retailers who will be selling the tickets.Advertising, Starting a Lottery, Retailer, Wyoming
After a two-day trial in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, court, a jury decided two Mechanicsburg-area brothers, Charles Thomas Meehan and Ira Sharp, would split a $1 million lottery ticket straight down the middle.Legal, Pennsylvania, Scratch Games, Dispute, Trial, Court, Lawsuit
Two estranged half brothers faced off on Tuesday in a Pennsylvania court in a fight over a winning million-dollar lottery ticket.Legal, Pennsylvania, Scratch Games, Dispute, Trial, Court, Lawsuit
In a legal ruling no one could have predicted, a judge in England has ordered a lottery winner to split his jackpot with the waiter who predicted the win.Winner Stories, UK National Lottery, Dispute, Euro Millions, Court, Multi-Country Game
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