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Lottery Controversy

Former Lottery Official Admits Stealing Thousands Of Tickets

AP | Posted 07.13.2013 | Business

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A former Arkansas Lottery security official pleaded guilty Friday to stealing and cashing almost a half-million dollars' worth of...

Kansas Lottery To Drawing 'Winner': No NASCAR For You!

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.16.2012 | Money

The Kansas Lottery awarded Leisa Mauch a NASCAR weekend for two, then shifted in reverse to take the prize back. Now Mauch feels run over. "I'm ...

Does It Pay To Buy Into The Lottery Hype?

Posted 08.16.2012 | Money

Every now and then, we go completely bananas over the lottery. Even though it's more likely you'll get killed by a falling coconut than win the lo...

Feud Over Lottery Ticket Found In Trash Escalates

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 07.24.2012 | Money

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas judge on Thursday ordered a new trial to decide who can claim a $1 million scratch-off lottery ticket prize, a l...

Emily Cohn

Mom Sues Son For Stealing Lotto Jackpot

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Cohn | Posted 05.04.2012 | Money

A 76-year-old woman claims her son stole her $51 million winning lottery ticket and ...

Woman Who Found Winning Lottery Ticket In Trash May Have To Give Up Winnings

AP | CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 07.02.2012 | Money

SEARCY, Ark. — An Arkansas woman who cashed a $1 million lottery ticket may have to give up the winnings to a woman who threw away the ticket af...