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Woman Charged with Stealing Winning Lottery Cards

Racine police say a 19-year-old Kenosha woman is facing a misdemeanor theft charge after stealing money off of winning lottery cards. Elizabeth Cooper was charged Wednesday with one count of misdemeanor theft in a business setting. If convicted, she faces up to nine months in jail and/or up to $10,000 in fines. According to the […]

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Powerball Approaches $350 Million

After 17 drawings without a winner, the Powerball jackpot is expected to be pretty close to $350 million come Wednesday. The largest jackpot in lottery history was $1.5 billion in January and was split between three winners from California, Florida and Tennessee. The last winner was drawn March 2. Powerball officials are advertising the total winnings […]

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Where Did You Buy Your Lottery Ticket?

Potential Powerball winnings this weekend could near $1 billion – yes, billion … with a “b” – and Racine area residents have been flooding area stores to purchase tickets to try and grab their piece of this very large pie. After two $1 million tickets were sold at the Durand Avenue Mart at the corner […]

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$2 Million in Unclaimed Lottery Winnings Last Year, $57 Million Since 1997

Wisconsin residents are pretty good about playing the various lottery games offered here, but need to work on actually collecting their money when they win. More than $2 million went unclaimed in 2014, a story from The Associated Press reads, and a total of $57 million has gone uncollected since the statewide lottery started in […]

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Wisconsin Lottery Sells Out Of 31 Holly Days Scratch Off Ticket

If you were looking to buy the 31 Holly Days Wisconsin Lottery scratch off tickets, you might have a hard time finding them. The $15 dollar instant scratch off ticket, which features 31 ‘days’ of scratch off spots has sold out, said Jennifer Western, assistant deputy secretary of the Department of Revenue. “The warehouse sold […]

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