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Notes From a Dive Bar XXXIII - Wheel of Fortune
The Bar Slice
MAC spins in for an early visit. He keeps count. 19 dead in 10 years in his shabby hotel. The latest, a blind man stepped
California Man Can't Find Winning Powerball Ticket By Deadline
By Reuters, Reuters
This is the second time a California lottery ticket buyer has lost out on a prize since officials in 2012 began releasing
Man Wins $2.5M On Lottery Ticket On April Fools' Day, Thinks It's A Joke
A man received a lottery ticket on April Fools' Day from his mother, like you might expect, it was a big winner... only it wasn’t an April Fools' joke.
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Do Flowers Make You Rich?
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Flowers are healthy, they don't make false promises and they deliver nourishment to your soul. For the price of a fancy coffee drink, they will watch over you all week and remind you that no matter what your bank account says, you are rich.
City Searches For Mystery Lottery Winner
South Carolina Man Wins Lottery Twice In 4 Months, Earns $400,000
A Rock Hill, S.C., resident has won the lottery twice in the past four months, WCNC News reports. After purchasing a winning
Powerball Jackpot Hits $100 Million
This is the first time the Powerball Jackpot has hit the triple digits since late November, WTAQ reports, and any lucky winner
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Store Managers' Lucky Lotto Wins
Powerball Hopefuls Cross Borders To Buy Tickets For $550 Million Jackpot
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Matthew Carter, New York Teen, Wins $3 Million Lottery
According to the Fairport-East Rochester Post, the teen works part-time as a roofer and plans to go back to school to study
Lottery Tickets Sales Hitting Record Numbers
While it's possible to make the argument that there are worse ways to waste your money than playing the lottery, there's
Emily Leach, Lottery Winner, Lawyers Up To Fight For Jackpot She Gave Away
Million-dollar lottery winner Emily Leach is not giving up her claim on a second jackpot worth $260,000. The 31-year-old
Powerball Lottery: Sole Michigan Winner Yet To Come Forward
By Reuters, Reuters
The winner had not come forward by Thursday evening to claim the third-largest winner's share ever for a U.S. lottery, which
In It To Win It
Some men bring women flowers on a first date. I bring my dates lottery tickets. What better way to potentiate a lifetime of romance and wonderment than by winning $80 million, or more, together?
Winning Lottery Ticket Stolen From 77-Year-Old Great-Grandmother, Say Police
Similarly, five New Jersey construction workers were vindicated in March after a co-worker claimed to be the sole winner
Susan Perez, Virginia Convenience Store Clerk, Charged With Taking Man's Lottery Ticket Winnings (VIDEO)
Lavoie didn't even realize he'd be shortchanged on the ticket until his son called to congratulate him. His son reminded
Robert Salo, Brooklyn Teen, Wins $1,000 A Week For Rest Of His Life
Salo, who is graduating from high school this month, told the New York Daily News he's ecstatic about the win. Thankfully
John Ross Jr., California Lottery Winner, Tied To Stolen Car
More Unusual Lottery Stories: This is far from the first time lottery winners have ended up in precarious situations following
Sharon Duncan, Arkansas Woman Who Threw Away Lottery Ticket, Doesn't Feel Bad For Woman Forced To Return Winnings (VIDEO)
“I don’t feel bad for her,’’ Sharon Duncan, the purchaser of the winning ticket, said in an interview with Ann Curry. An
Paul Pasquarosa's Misprinted Lottery Ticket Fooled Him Into Thinking He Won $1 Million
That, in turn, has led critics to label the lottery a "regressive tax" -- a financial mechanism that tends to draw the most
Doug's Dozen: 12 Things I'll Do As Soon As I Win That $640 Million in the Lotto
L.A. Comedy Writer, Novelist
If I won Mega Millions, I'd buy a $40 million house... with a $600 million wall to keep all you envious poor people out.
Mega Millions Tickets: Why We Buy Into The Lotto
"In a time where so many people are hurting economically (or preoccupied, even if it hasn’t affected them as acutely), this
Felix Salmon Plays The Lottery, Do You?
Have you bought your lottery ticket yet? The jackpot’s up to $241 million! An interesting thing happens, when the jackpot
Lottery: Georgia Lotto Players Gambled Away The Largest Percentage Of Their Incomes
Why suckers? Bloomberg helpfully reminds readers that state-run lotteries have the "worst odds of any form of legal gambling
Lottery Tips: How To Get The Best Rate Of Return
So goes popular opinion: the lottery's an egregious societal evil implemented and overseen by shape-shifting, blood-drinking
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