Lottery

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Lottery Winner, Nepali Native Raises Funds For Disaster Relief

A North Texas man who recently made headlines for his good fortune is trying to pay it forward.

04/28/2015

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Mystery Lottery Case Delayed, Lotteries Heighten Security

The fraud trial for a former lottery worker accused of fixing a lotto game in an attempt to win a $14 million jackpot was delayed Monday, but officials said the case has prompted them to heighten security.

04/13/2015

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Police Say Lotto Win Led To Murder-Suicide

Police in Fort Worth said that a man who won $500 on a scratch-off lottery ticket apparently fatally shot his live-in girlfriend and then himself after they argued over the winnings.

04/01/2015

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Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $317 Million

It’s been a while, but there’s a giant Powerball jackpot that’s expected to have a prize of $317 million by Wednesday night’s drawing. This is a return to form for the game.

02/04/2015

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Dallas Woman Claims $202M Powerball Prize Sold In St. Louis

A Dallas, Texas woman has claimed a $202.6 million Powerball jackpot prize after buying the winning ticket at a St. Louis newsstand.

11/17/2014

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Couple Steals $10K In Dallas Lottery Scam

Dallas Police are looking for two suspects involved in scamming a 65-year-old woman out of thousands of dollars of merchandise.

05/07/2014

A woman fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket form at Liquorland on March 30, 2012 in Covina, California The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a high of $640 million  before the drawing tonight.   (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

$1 Million Lottery Ticket Sold At Frisco 7-Eleven

A $1 million lottery ticket was recently sold in Frisco.

03/23/2014

Mega Millions lottery tickets sit on a registar on March 30, 2012. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

$1 Million Lotto Ticket Purchased In Garland

The winning numbers were drawn Tuesday in a $400 million Mega Millions jackpot, and one of the consolation prizes will go to someone who bought a ticket in Garland.

03/19/2014

A sign advertising the $636 Million Mega Millions lottery jackpot hangs in a convenience store window. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Texans Dish Out Dough Hoping To Be The Next Multi-Millionaire

All it took as a dollar and a dream. Just minutes ago, the Mega Millions drawing may have helped someone turn a single ticket into some $636 million.

CBSDFW.COM–12/17/2013

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Mega Millions Jackpot Approaches Record

The Mega Millions lottery is living up to its name ahead of Tuesday’s drawing. Sales are climbing and that is only helping the already massive prize to grow even larger.

12/17/2013

A woman fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket form at Liquorland on March 30, 2012 in Covina, California The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a high of $640 million  before the drawing tonight.   (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Friday’s Mega Millions Drawing Estimated At $425M

Need some extra cash for your holiday shopping? Friday’s Mega Millions drawing is estimated to top $400 million — the second largest jackpot in Mega Millions history.

12/13/2013

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Lottery To Determine Who Can Adopt Rescued Pup

The pooch now known as ‘Stormy’ seems none the worse for wear after spending several days stuck in a Dallas storm drain.

CBS 11–11/27/2013

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