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News Releases 2021

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Jan 27, 2021 KATY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 26, 2021 CORPUS CHRISTI RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Jan 25, 2021 TEXAS LOTTERY SHATTERS ALL-TIME SALES RECORD FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE WEEK
Jan 22, 2021 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** MEGA MILLIONS® JACKPOT EXPANDS TO $1 BILLION FOR TONIGHT’S DRAWING
Jan 21, 2021 $5.5 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT-WINNING TICKET SOLD IN COMANCHE
Jan 21, 2021 ALLEN RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 19, 2021 SOARING JACKPOTS POWER THE TEXAS LOTTERY TO A HISTORIC SALES WEEK
Jan 15, 2021 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** MORE THAN $1.3 BILLION UP FOR GRABS THIS WEEKEND
Jan 13, 2021 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** TONIGHT’S POWERBALL® JACKPOT STANDS AT $550 MILLION
Jan 12, 2021 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** TONIGHT’S MEGA MILLIONS® JACKPOT INCREASED TO $625 MILLION
Jan 12, 2021 PASADENA RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 11, 2021 $7.75 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT-WINNING TICKET SOLD IN HUMBLE
Jan 11, 2021 TEXAS LOTTERY SETS NEW SCRATCH TICKET SALES RECORD WITH MORE THAN $133 MILLION IN ONE WEEK
Jan 8, 2021 DESOTO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 7, 2021 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 7, 2021 KEENE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Jan 6, 2021 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 6, 2021 EL PASO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 5, 2021 MULTIPLY TEXAS LOTTERYВ® PRIZES WITH FIVE NEW SCRATCH TICKET GAMES

News Releases 2020

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Dec 30, 2020 FORNEY RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 16, 2020 FORNEY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 15, 2020 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 14, 2020 NEW CANEY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 9, 2020 ATASCOSA RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 9, 2020 EL PASO RESIDENT CLAIMS $9 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Dec 8, 2020 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 7, 2020 ARCHER CITY RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 3, 2020 MISSOURI CITY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 1, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY REMINDS PLAYERS TO GIFT RESPONSIBLY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Nov 30, 2020 $9 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT-WINNING TICKET SOLD IN EL PASO
Nov 19, 2020 KATY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Nov 18, 2020 HEARTLAND RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Nov 17, 2020 GIVE, SCRATCH AND BE MERRY WITH HOLIDAY SCRATCH TICKET GAMES FROM THE TEXAS LOTTERY
Nov 13, 2020 EUSTACE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Nov 12, 2020 BULLARD RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Nov 9, 2020 PFLUGERVILLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Nov 5, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY PRESENTED WITH PAIR OF PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL AWARDS
Nov 2, 2020 NEW TEXAS LOTTERYВ® SCRATCH TICKET GAME SUPPORTS VETERANS
Oct 26, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGER RECEIVES TOP INDUSTRY HONOR
Oct 21, 2020 ROUND ROCK RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Oct 19, 2020 SEGUIN RESIDENT CLAIMS $47 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Oct 13, 2020 DALLAS RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Oct 12, 2020 FOUR TEXANS WIN TOP TEXAS LOTTERYВ® PRIZES IN ONE NIGHT
Oct 1, 2020 $47 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT-WINNING TICKET SOLD IN SEGUIN
Sep 30, 2020 DALLAS RESIDENT CLAIMS 1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONS В® PRIZE
Sep 28, 2020 CLUTE RESIDENT CLAIMS $2 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Sep 24, 2020 TEXAS RETAILERS COME THROUGH FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION AND VETERANS WITH RECORD LOTTERY SALES AND REVENUE
Sep 23, 2020 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** $44 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT UP FOR GRABS WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Sep 21, 2020 TAYLOR RESIDENT CLAIMS $2 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Sep 17, 2020 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT EMERGES AS THE LARGEST IN NORTH AMERICA
Sep 17, 2020 FORT WORTH RESIDENT CLAIMS $2.5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 16, 2020 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** TONIGHT’S LOTTO TEXAS® JACKPOT NOW SECOND-LARGEST IN NORTH AMERICA
Sep 16, 2020 CORPUS CHRISTI RESIDENT CLAIMS $2.5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 14, 2020 LAREDO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Sep 10, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY AWARDED WORLD LOTTERY ASSOCIATION’S LEVEL 3 RESPONSIBLE GAMING RECERTIFICATION
Sep 2, 2020 LONGVIEW RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 1, 2020 LAKE DALLAS RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 31, 2020 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** LARGEST LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT UP FOR GRABS IN MORE THAN A DECADE
Aug 25, 2020 BAYTOWN RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 25, 2020 BROWNSVILLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 25, 2020 EL PASO RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 24, 2020 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** LOTTO TEXAS® JACKPOT CLIMBS TO $34.75 MILLION FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT’S DRAWING; LARGEST SINCE 2014
Aug 21, 2020 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $4 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Aug 19, 2020 DEL VALLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 18, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY AND HOUSTON TEXANS LAUNCH NEW SCRATCH TICKET GAME
Aug 18, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY AND DALLAS COWBOYS LAUNCH NEW SCRATCH TICKET GAME
Aug 17, 2020 GARLAND RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 17, 2020 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 13, 2020 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT GROWS TO LARGEST IN NORTH AMERICA
Aug 13, 2020 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Aug 12, 2020 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 12, 2020 IRVING RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 27, 2020 HOLLAND RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 22, 2020 IRVING RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 21, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY LAUNCHES NATION’S FIRST IN-LANE RECEIPT TICKET
Jul 20, 2020 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 16, 2020 KILLEEN RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 15, 2020 DALLAS RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 6, 2020 ARLINGTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 30, 2020 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 30, 2020 BURLESON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 25, 2020 UNCLAIMED $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® TICKET EXPIRES JULY 23
Jun 23, 2020 FORT WORTH RESIDENT CLAIMS $2 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Jun 17, 2020 CORPUS CHRISTI RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 16, 2020 TEXARKANA RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Jun 16, 2020 PEARLAND RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 15, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY COMMISSION APPOINTS TOM HANSON DIRECTOR OF CHARITABLE BINGO
Jun 11, 2020 SEMINOLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 9, 2020 SCHERTZ RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 9, 2020 MANOR RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 8, 2020 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 5, 2020 MCCOY RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 26, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY ISSUES INSTRUCTIONS FOR REQUESTING PRIZE CLAIM APPOINTMENTS
May 14, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY PLANS TO REOPEN CLAIM CENTERS JUNE 1
Apr 3, 2020 MEGA MILLIONS TO ADJUST STARTING JACKPOT AMOUNT, ELIMINATE MINIMUM JACKPOT INCREASES
Apr 2, 2020 UPDATE – GAME SALES AND INTEREST RATES TO DETERMINE ADVERTISED POWERBALL JACKPOT
Mar 25, 2020 ATTENTION P LAYERS – POWERBALL to make changes to starting jackpot amount and minimum jackpot roll increases
Mar 19, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY CLAIM CENTERS TO CLOSE DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS
Mar 19, 2020 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Mar 17, 2020 CYPRESS RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Mar 11, 2020 WYLIE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Mar 5, 2020 WACO RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 28, 2020 THE WOODLANDS RESIDENT CLAIMS $2 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Feb 27, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY JOINS EFFORTS TO PROMOTE PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARENESS MONTH
Feb 18, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY’S NATIONAL CERTIFICATION FOR RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING PROGRAM EXTENDED AND ELEVATED
Feb 7, 2020 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 7, 2020 COMBINE RESIDENT CLAIMS $ 1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 6, 2020 DENTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Feb 5, 2020 SACHSE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 4, 2020 MESQUITE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 30, 2020 LAREDO RESIDENT CLAIMS $17.5 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Jan 27, 2020 THE WOODLANDS RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 23, 2020 BROWNWOOD RESIDENT CLAIMS $2.5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 21, 2020 POINT BLANK RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 17, 2020 SAN ANGELO RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 16, 2020 $17.5 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT-WINNING TICKET SOLD IN LAREDO
Jan 09, 2020 EDINBURG RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 08, 2020 PEARSALL RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 07, 2020 TEXAS LOTTERY TO PAY OUT LARGER PRIZES AT METROPOLITAN CLAIM CENTERS STARTING JAN. 6
Jan 02, 2020 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 02, 2020 PLANO RESIDENT CLAIMS $2 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE

News Releases 2019

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Dec 13, 2019 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 13, 2019 ROWLETT RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 12, 2019 MEXIA RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 5, 2019 TEXAS LOTTERY REMINDS PLAYERS TO GIFT RESPONSIBLY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Dec 3, 2019 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 2, 2019 GARLAND RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH PRIZE
Nov 25, 2019 ALVIN RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Nov 18, 2019 TEXAS LOTTERY LAUNCHES NATION’S FIRST IN-LANE DRAW GAME TICKETS
Nov 15, 2019 LAST CHANCE! UNCLAIMED $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® TICKET EXPIRES NOV. 25
Oct 29, 2019 TEXAS LOTTERY CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF SUPPORTING TEXAS VETERANS
Oct 28, 2019 LEANDER RESIDENT CLAIMS $227 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® JACKPOT
Oct 15, 2019 NEW WAVERLY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Oct 10, 2019 DALLAS RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Oct 1, 2019 TEXAS LOTTERY RADIO ADVERTISEMENT WINS INDUSTRY AWARD
Sep 30, 2019 AUSTIN RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 27, 2019 BAYTOWN RESIDENT CLAIMS $23.75 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Sep 27, 2019 LIVE OAK RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 27, 2019 BASTROP RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 26, 2019 $23.75 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT-WINNING TICKET SOLD IN MONTGOMERY
Sep 25, 2019 $227 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® JACKPOT WINNING TICKET SOLD IN CEDAR PARK
Sep 17, 2019 TEXAS LOTTERY SMASHES ALL-TIME SALES RECORDS WITH NEW $6.25 BILLION MARK IN FY 2019
Sep 11, 2019 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 11, 2019 PALMER RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 5, 2019 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 23, 2019 IRVING RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 22, 2019 KINGSVILLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 22, 2019 FORT WORTH RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 21, 2019 LAST CHANCE! UNCLAIMED $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® TICKET EXPIRES SEPT. 2
Aug 20, 2019 TEXAS LOTTERY AND DALLAS COWBOYS LAUNCH NEW SCRATCH TICKET AND SECOND-CHANCE DRAWING FOR 2019 SEASON
Aug 20, 2019 AMARILLO RESIDENT CLAIMS $2.05 MILLION TEXAS TWO STEPВ® PRIZE
Aug 19,2019 DALLAS RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 15, 2019 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** TEXAS TWO STEPВ® JACKPOT GROWS TO $2.05 MILLION
Aug 9, 2019 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
July 24, 2019 TEXAS LOTTERY FINANCIAL OPERATIONS MANAGER RECEIVES TOP INDUSTRY HONOR
July 11, 2019 INAUGURAL LOTTERY WEEK KICKS OFF JULY 15
July 3, 2019 FRIENDSWOOD TRUST CLAIMS $6.25 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
June 20, 2019 LAST CHANCE! UNCLAIMED $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® TICKET EXPIRES JUNE 30
June 13, 2019 TEXAS LOTTERY WILL MAKE HISTORY IN FISCAL YEAR 2019
June 7, 2019 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
June 5, 2019 AUSTIN RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
June 5, 2019 KATY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 31, 2019 PLANTERSVILLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 31, 2019 ARLINGTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 28, 2019 DALLAS RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
May 23, 2019 DALLAS RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 22, 2019 GROVES RESIDENT CLAIMS $2.5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 22, 2019 CEDAR HILL RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
May 22, 2019 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 14, 2019 DALLAS COWBOYS TEAM WITH TEXAS LOTTERY TO AWARD YOUTH HEALTH & WELLNESS GRANTS TO TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
May 14, 2019 CORRIGAN RESIDENT CLAIMS $2.5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 10, 2019 EAGLE LAKE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 4, 2019 $6.25 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT-WINNING TICKET SOLD IN HOUSTON
May 3, 2019 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Apr 26, 2019 LUMBERTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE HOURS BEFORE TICKET EXPIRES
Apr 25, 2019 HONDO RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY HALF GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Apr 24, 2019 TEXAS LOTTERY TO ADD NEW FIREBALL FEATURE TO PICK 3в„ў AND DAILY 4в„ў STARTING APRIL 28
Apr 22, 2019 CHANNELVIEW RESIDENT CLAIMS $15.75 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Apr 22, 2019 UNCLAIMED $2 MILLION POWERBALLВ® TICKET SOLD IN COLLEGE STATION EXPIRES APRIL 25
Apr 22, 2019 UNCLAIMED $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® TICKET SOLD IN BEAUMONT EXPIRES APRIL 25
Apr 16, 2019 OHIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Apr 15, 2019 $15.75 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT-WINNING TICKET SOLD IN HOUSTON
Mar 22, 2019 POWERBALL® JACKPOT GROWS TO $625 MILLION FOR SATURDAY NIGHT’S DRAWING
Mar 21, 2019 FORT WORTH RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Mar 15, 2019 ROUND ROCK RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Mar 14, 2019 SUGAR LAND RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Mar 8, 2019 RIVIERA RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Mar 6, 2019 SPRING RESIDENT CLAIMS $1.075 MILLION TEXAS TWO STEPВ® PRIZE
Mar 4, 2019 BRYAN RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Mar 1, 2019 TEXAS LOTTERY PROMOTES PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARENESS MONTH
Feb 27, 2019 MESQUITE RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 22, 2019 FORT WORTH RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 14, 2019 TYLER RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 13, 2019 ROSENBERG RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 13, 2019 BRYAN RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 12, 2019 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Feb 12, 2019 PORT ARANSAS RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 31, 2019 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Jan 30, 2019 EL PASO RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 28, 2019 ABILENE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 24, 2019 MANSFIELD RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 18, 2019 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $12.5 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Jan 16, 2019 ARLINGTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 15, 2019 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 14, 2019 $12.5 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT WINNING TICKET SOLD IN HOUSTON
Jan 7, 2019 TYLER RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 7, 2019 ZAPATA RESIDENT CLAIMS $1.050 MILLION TEXAS TWO STEPВ® PRIZE
Jan 4, 2019 WALLIS RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 4, 2019 TENNESSEE COLONY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 4, 2019 LONGVIEW RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 4, 2019 CROSBY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 3, 2019 ROSHARON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONS В® PRIZE
Jan 3, 2019 KATY RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE

News Releases 2018

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Dec 31, 2018 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 31, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERY REACHES $100 MILLION IN ONE WEEK FOR SCRATCH TICKET SALES
Dec 21 , 2018 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 7, 2018 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Dec 3, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERY URGES PLAYERS TO GIFT RESPONSIBLY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Nov 30, 2018 WICHITA FALLS RESIDENT CLAIMS $15.25 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Nov 21, 2018 HUMBLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Nov 21, 2018 SELMA RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Nov 13, 2018 ARLINGTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Nov 9, 2018 BOERNE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Nov 9, 2018 NEW VETERANS CASH SCRATCH TICKET SUPPORTS TEXAS VETERANS
Nov 6, 2018 DALLAS RESIDENT CLAIMS $2.5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Nov 2, 2018 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Nov 2, 2018 SEAGOVILLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $2 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Nov 1, 2018 $15.25 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT WINNING TICKET SOLD IN WICHITA FALLS
Nov 1, 2018 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Oct 29, 2018 BIG SANDY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Oct 26, 2018 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Oct 25, 2018 COVE RESIDENT CLAIMS $2 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Oct 22, 2018 FLORESVILLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Oct 19, 2018 ***JACKPOT ALERT***RECORD MEGA MILLIONSВ® JACKPOT GROWS TO $1 BILLION FOR TONIGHT’S DRAWING
Oct 18, 2018 SAN ANGELO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Oct 16, 2018 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** TONIGHT’S MEGA MILLIONS® JACKPOT INCREASED TO RECORD-BREAKING $667 MILLION
Oct 15, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERY RECEIVES NATIONAL CERTIFICATION FOR RESPONSIBLE GAMING TACTICS
Oct 5, 2018 FORT WORTH RESIDENT CLAIMS $2.5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Oct 3, 2018 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Oct 1, 2018 ANGLETON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 25, 2018 EDNA RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY HALF GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 25, 2018 CONROE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1.1 MILLION TEXAS TWO STEPВ® PRIZE
Sep 25, 2018 LEWISVILLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 24, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERY ACHIEVES NEW $5.627 BILLION SALES RECORD
Sep 21, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERY TO LAUNCH REDESIGNED CASH FIVEВ® SEPT. 23
Sep 18, 2018 EDDY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 13, 2018 LAST CHANCE! UNCLAIMED $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® TICKET EXPIRES SEPT. 26
Sep 12, 2018 LONGVIEW RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 11, 2018 MOUNT PLEASANT RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Sep 11, 2018 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 30, 2018 DALLAS RESIDENT CLAIMS $1.175 MILLION TEXAS TWO STEPВ® PRIZE
Aug 30, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERY CHANGES SATELLITE BROADCAST SCHEDULE
Aug 24, 2018 KILGORE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Aug 23, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERYВ® AND DALLAS COWBOYS LAUNCH NEW SCRATCH TICKET AND SECOND-CHANCE DRAWING
Aug 21, 2018 SAN JUAN RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Aug 15, 2018 BELTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $16 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Aug 14, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERY CONTRIBUTIONS TO VETERANS TOP $100 MILLION
Jul 31, 2018 EL PASO RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY HALF GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 31, 2018 GRAND PRAIRIE RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 31, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERY GENERAL COUNSEL WINS TOP INDUSTRY HONOR
Jul 30, 2018 GUN BARREL CITY RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Jul 23, 2018 ATASCOSA RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 18, 2018 DALLAS RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 13, 2018 FAIRFIELD RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Jul 12, 2018 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 9, 2018 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 9, 2018 GROVES RESIDENT CLAIMS $4.777 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jul 9, 2018 HOWE RESIDENT CLAIMS $2 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Jun 26, 2018 AUSTIN RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 25, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERY COMMISSION APPOINTS MICHAEL FARRELL DIRECTOR OF CHARITABLE BINGO
Jun 21, 2018 SOUTH HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Jun 12, 2018 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $4.777 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 5, 2018 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $30.25 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Jun 4, 2018 GARLAND RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jun 1, 2018 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 29, 2018 LAST CHANCE! UNCLAIMED $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® TICKET EXPIRES MAY 30
May 24, 2018 DALLAS COWBOYS TEAM WITH TEXAS LOTTERY TO AWARD YOUTH HEALTH & WELLNESS GRANTS TO TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS
May 22, 2018 CALIFORNIA RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
May 17, 2018 $30.25 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT WINNING TICKET SOLD IN HOUSTON
May 16, 2018 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 16, 2018 HEMPSTEAD RESIDENT CLAIMS $2.5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 14, 2018 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $4 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
May 14, 2018 ROWLETT RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
May 7, 2018 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Apr 30, 2018 LAST CHANCE! UNCLAIMED $2 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® TICKET EXPIRES MAY 2
Apr 23, 2018 DICKINSON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Apr 18, 2018 SAN ANTONIO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Apr 17, 2018 JUSTIN RESIDENT CLAIMS $1.025 MILLION TEXAS TWO STEPВ® PRIZE
Apr 17, 2018 HIDALGO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Apr 17, 2018 WICHITA FALLS RESIDENT CLAIMS $2 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Apr 12, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERYВ® PLAYERS HAVE CHANCE TO WIN VIP CARIBBEAN CRUISE PACKAGES
Apr 10, 2018 FORT WORTH RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Apr 10, 2018 FRISCO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Apr 9, 2018 HALTOM CITY RESIDENT CLAIMS $2.6 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Mar 30, 2018 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** TONIGHT’S MEGA MILLIONS® JACKPOT INCREASED TO $521 MILLION
Mar 22, 2018 LITTLE ELM RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Mar 15, 2018 FORT WORTH RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Mar 9, 2018 SANDIA RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Mar 9, 2018 ALABAMA RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Mar 5, 2018 ELECTRA RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Mar 1, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERY RECOGNIZES PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARENESS MONTH
Feb 23, 2018 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 22, 2018 MANVEL RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 20, 2018 LAST CHANCE! UNCLAIMED $1 MILLION POWERBALL TICKET EXPIRES FEB. 22
Feb 16, 2018 BURLESON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 14, 2018 LACY LAKEVIEW RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Feb 14, 2018 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 13, 2018 ARIZONA RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 6, 2018 MISSOURI RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Feb 6, 2018 HUMBLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $3 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Feb 1, 2018 WACO RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 30, 2018 BEAUMONT RESIDENT CLAIMS $520,000 WEEKLY HALF GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 23, 2018 TYLER RESIDENT CLAIMS $2 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Jan 12, 2018 LIBERTY RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Jan 11, 2018 POOLVILLE RESIDENT CLAIMS $5.5 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Jan 11, 2018 BAYTOWN RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION MEGA MILLIONSВ® PRIZE
Jan 10, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY RESIDENT CLAIMS $5 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Jan 10, 2018 MARLIN RESIDENT CLAIMS $24.75 MILLION LOTTO TEXASВ® JACKPOT
Jan 10, 2018 BURLESON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Jan 10, 2018 BELLS RESIDENT CLAIMS WEEKLY HALF GRAND SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 10, 2018 HOUSTON RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION POWERBALLВ® PRIZE
Jan 8, 2018 BULLARD RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 8, 2018 ALLEN RESIDENT CLAIMS $1 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 8, 2018 BROWNWOOD RESIDENT CLAIMS $2.5 MILLION SCRATCH TICKET PRIZE
Jan 5, 2018 ***JACKPOT ALERT*** MORE THAN $1 BILLION UP FOR GRABS
Jan 3, 2018 TEXAS LOTTERY INTRODUCES AMERICA’S FIRST TRIPLE-WIDE SCRATCH TICKET

News Releases 2017

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Dallas lottery winner

Links to Various Sad but True Winners Stories
(All links found below take you to stories found on this website
and each linked page may contain multiple stories)

Originally Posted: Feb 27, 2005
Revised: May 8, 2008
(New links added frequently)

Before you buy that next scratch ticket . Click here

A Dallas Observer Feature Story
My hats off to the Dallas Observer and reporter, Rick Kennedy,
for a fantastic feature story about my life since I decided to keep
an eye on the Texas Lottery. Click here to read.
( Posted on my web site June 12, 2005 and
now includes comments and links )

Told Ya So – Another Dallas Observer Story
About me, Judicial Watch & the cheated winners
Dallas Observer , posted 8/11/05 – Click here

Ex-boyfriend charged with killing $5M lottery winner
Florida lottery winner dies penniless
(Texas) Alleged lottery cheat wins big bucks . A G-Tech Rep
Single-Vehicle Crash Kills $9 Million Winner
Lottery winner gives up fight to keep house
$13 Million Florida Lottery Winner Dies Broke
Stories Posted 5/8/08, Click here

Sad but True & Educational Stories – (18 Stories)
Store clerk is charged with claiming lottery ticket of patron
Women sue Whittaker over 2004 incident
Lottery winners’ good luck can go bad fast
Financial planners: Winning the lottery isn’t always a dream
Catching Up! Posted 3/15/06, Click here

Lottery winner must pay
Lottery winner arrested for theft of over $60K
Lotto winner in machete horror
Lottery winner gets prison term for bankruptcy lies
Lottery winner sues state
British lottery winner lands in prison
Catching Up! Posted 3/15/06, Click here

TX – Lottery Commission Tells Woman $11,000 Ticket Was Misprint
Former lottery winner gets 30-month prison sentence
Famous lottery winner dead after lifetime of troubles
Luck was fickle to lottery winner
Lottery dispute takes bizarre turn
Employee made lottery own jackpot
Is lottery vulnerable to inside tampering?
Uncle Sam wins your lottery winnings
Catching Up! Posted 3/15/06, Click here

Sad but True Winners Stories
– Texas Stories Have Gone World Wide Now –
( FYI – We tried to settle the payment issue
PRIOR to contacting the media )
( Texas ) Left with a $25,000 question – Man lost his winning
ticket, then got it back, now it’s in lottery limbo ( A disgace )
( Texas ) Tale of winning ticket combines faith, hope
( Texas ) What once was lost – lottery ticket – now is found.
Texas Lottery should be clear about jackpots
Instant Millions Can’t Halt Winners’ Grim Slide
State probe, drug arrest trip up Powerball winner
Posted & Revised Dec 8 & 9, 2005 – Click here.
If you want to see all the stories – world wide – click here.

Eight Sad but True Winners Stories
Powerball winner found days after death
Million dollar lottery winning causes family tensions
Lottery shop shortchanges winner bigtime
Ripped-off lottery winner is a Mexican
Lottery winner charged in theft
Lottery winner cries foul
Caller claims to be recent lottery winner
Stop begging, says lottery winner
Posted Nov 27, 2005 – Click here

Seven Sad but True Winners Stories
Lottery Winner Hangs Self 7 Years After Collecting Win
Lottery winner lied at bankruptcy hearing
Lottery Winner Lands in Jail
Lottery Winner Sentenced For Failing To Pay Taxes
Suspect in death of lottery winner pleads not guilty
Lottery winner could face legal action
Lottery Winner’s Business Target of Complaints
Posted Oct 8, 2005 – Click here to read all stories

(AZ) Store clerk accused of stealing $1M lottery ticket
& Man sues lottery over $5 million jackpot
Posted August 19, 2005 – Click here.

(TX) Lottery Commission’s personnel policies questioned (AP Wire)
They Won The Jackpot. Lottery money can bring mixed blessings
Posted August 4, 2005 – Click here

Florida Lottery will not honor misprint scratch-off jackpot ticket
This is very, very WRONG. Posted 7/31/05 – Click here.

Lotto Winner Murdered & Indiana Goes to Computerized Draws (Both sad)
Search continues for couple accused of killing lottery winner.
(Indiana) Lottery not chancing integrity . Balls inside a cage were
fun to watch, but computer system maximizes reliability
( Sorry, but we don’t agree with the Indiana Lottery’s “excuses”
for switching to computerized draws. We KNOW why they want
computerized draws – so they can control the outcome of the draws. )
Posted July 29, 2005 – Click here.

Four Interesting Stories
San Antonio – Mother loses daughter over lotto win
Former Lottery Winner In Trouble With The Law
Two plead guilty in lottery ticket scheme
Cause of lottery glitch remains a mystery
Posted June 12, 2005, Click here

Three Interesting Stories
1) Terminal Says $3 Million Scratch Ticket
“Not A Winner” . The Terminals Favorite Words!
2) Wetzel prosecutor will refuse to collect on lottery bad
checks . (Good For Him)
3) Pair will testify against ex-lottery official . (Good For Them)
Posted June 1, 2005, Click here

A Texas Player Shares Her Winning Experience
This is an experience that I hope all of you read and learn from.
(Posted May 27, 2005) Click here.

More Lottery Stories
Store Manager Steals Winning Ticket .
Woman Stiffed By Store Manager Collects .
Whitaker Can’t Withdraw Plea .
Chances Are Lottery Is A Waste of Your Money .
Click Here
(Posted May 25, 2005)

Winners Stories And A Call For Texas Players To Take Action
Stories Include
Attention Texas Lottery Players .
Computer Glitch Caught in California – Affected Repeat Numbers Drawn .
Super Model Sues Mayor, Bank and Step Dad .
Lottery Dispute Goes to Court . Clerk Claims Computer Glitch .
$37.5 million winner taken into custody on federal drug and gun charges .
Click here
(Posted May 13, 2005)

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
Story as it appeared in the May 2005 edition
of Maxim Magazine is now online. (5/22/05)
Winners talk! Click here to read it.

One very sad winners story .
Two really cute editorials .
About NY and CA (Mega Millions states)
1) Lottery millionaire Zell convicted in fatal crash.
2) Making it harder to win may be best for all involved.
3) Don’t save your coins for Mega Millions lottery just yet.
State lawmakers question whether CA Lottery Commission
has authority to join multistate game.
4) I know how the state can fund education reform,
fix the Big Dig, pay for universal health care and even
have enough left over to cover Charlie Lincoln’s retirement.
5) Major Changes in NY Gambling Possible
Click here.
(Posted March 27, 2005)

Students From San Antonio College Explain
175 Million-to-One Mega Millions Odds. WOW – what analogies!
Also included .
What would your life be like if you won hundreds of millions of dollars?
Click here.

Four heart wrenching editorials . The truth about the cost
of gambling is in police reports, court records and graveyards.
NY model – Stepfather stole to play lottery. Powerball Winner
Jack Whitaker sued. Efforts to raise revenues can
bring problems . Click here.
(Posted March 2005)

What is problem gambling? Click here.
(Posted March 2005)

Real Life Examples of Gambling Related Crime
and Corruption. Click here.
(Link takes you to another web site. Posted March 2005)

Texas Lottery Denies Cheating Lotto Texas Winners
But excerpts from Commission Meetings refutes the TLC claims
of innocence. The complete story including a winners complaint letter
to the DA. ( Special note to those winners who called inquiring about
the way you were paid – your suspicions. I’ve included a spreadsheet
that includes the rate that was applicable at the time of your win
so you can now figure out if you received your full amount. )
Click here. (Posted Feb 2005)

Sad but True Winners Stores (2), Click here.
And did lottery terminal err or did clerk steal?
(Posted Feb 27, 2005)

Players learn chances of winning scratch tickets
may be zero. Click here. (Posted Feb 2005)

Rich Man, Poor Man.
A big Powerball win cost Jack Whitaker dearly.
Click here. (Posted Jan 2005)

Sad but True Winners Stories (1), Click here .
(Posted Dec 2004)

Read story about a Texas $31 million winner
who committed suicide (1999). Click here.
(Posted Nov 2004)

Inside Information Nets Big Scratch Ticket Win
Click here. (Posted Nov 2004)

More Sad but True Winners Stories (AOL), Click here.
(Posted Nov 2004)

Store Owners and Employees Admit Stealing
$100,000 Powerball Ticket . Don’t let this happen
to you. Click here.
(Posted Nov 2004)

One Winner – One Loser – What a story.
Everyone should read this one. Three other stories
include an interview with a winner, a news story
regarding the Oct 13 Lotto Texas machine malfunction
and the huge sales decline for New York’s in state
Lotto game since joining MM. Click here.
(Posted Oct 2004)

A Lotto Trouble Over Money .
Texas winner faces problems! Click here.
(Posted July 2002)

Lawsuit Filed by Scratch Ticket Players
Click here. (Posted June 2004)

Thank You Dallas Morning News . Their 2005 study of lottery sales
by districts confirms who really plays the games of Texas. Click here.
(Posted Feb 2005)

About that 2005 Texas Lottery Demographics Study.
See what the “real” truth was! A Texas Tech Study. Click here.
(Posted Feb 2005)

Canada Has A Gambling Problem. And so will Texas.
Governments hooked on gambling. Here’s WHY we need to oppose
expanded gambling in Texas and why the TLC turns me OFF.
Click here. (Posted Jan 2005)

Before you buy that next scratch ticket . Click here

Texas Winners Stories . Click here.
(Updated as lotto winners collect winnings.
Mostly Texas winners.)

The Lotto Report
Dawn Nettles
P. O. Box 495033
Garland, Texas 75049-5033
(972) 686-0660
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