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Changes Are Coming for the Lottery’s Mega Millions
I used to ponder why I have never won a prize from the lottery. No big jackpots, no little ones, either. Why, I wondered, are all these people walking off with free tickets, hundred dollar, or thousand dollar, or million dollar prizes while I've gotten exactly jack squat? Short answer: I d…
Gurnee Man Has 2 Million Reasons to Celebrate His Birthday
I remember when my dad turned 60 years old. I asked him how it felt to be that age, and he pointed out that it didn't really matter to him what the number was, he was just happy to keep having birthdays (he got 24 more). He also said that after turning 40, the time between birthdays seemed to s…
Be Glad You Didn’t Win the Powerball Jackpot
I know, that sounds a little strange, perhaps full of sour grapes, but after learning about what's happened to some previous winners of big lottery jackpots, I'm working on convincing myself that I should be relieved that I didn't match a single number during Wednesday's drawing.…
Second Lawsuit Filed Over Non-Payments to Lottery Winners
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois lottery winners who weren't paid because of the state's budget impasse have filed a lawsuit contending they are owed interest accrued during the months winning tickets weren't honored.
Thomas Zimmerman, attorney for the plaintiffs in the class-action lawsuit filed Thursday in …

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