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Texan Sues Over Stolen $1M Lottery Ticket

Lottery board sued after store clerk makes off with jackpot

(Newser) - A Texas man allegedly scammed out of a lottery jackpot by a convenience store clerk is taking the state lottery commission to court. Navy veteran Willis Willis, 69, says clerk Pankaj Joshi told him his ticket was not a winner, then kept it for himself, cashed it in for $1... More »

Woman Hits Lotto Jackpot —for 4th Time

And she's not even a resident of the state where she won

(Newser) - Everyone knows your chances of getting hit by lightning are way better than your chances of winning the lottery, so Joan Ginther must live in perpetual fear underground. The 63-year-old scored $10 million in the Texas lottery—her fourth win since 1993 for a total of $20.4 million, reports... More »

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