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By Knight-Ridder Newspapers | June 29, 1993
HILLSDALE, Mich. -- People in this rural southern Michigan town are asking themselves an $18-million question: Where is that winning Michigan Lotto ticket?Residents have scoured every place they can think of, from pockets of old clothes to dresser drawers and boxes. Still, no one has come up with the ticket bearing the winning numbers: 9-13-17-18-30-38.And with just two days left to claim the lottery drawing from July 1, 1992, most people have concluded that the ticket must have left town with the person who bought it.When word came last month that the only winning ticket for the $18 million jackpot had been sold at a local 7-Eleven, it created a wave of excitement in Hillsdale, a town of about 8,000 people near the Michigan-Ohio border.
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By New York Times | March 6, 1992
RICHMOND, Va. -- An Australian syndicate that tried to corner a $27 million Virginia Lottery game handed over a pink ticket bearing the winning numbers yesterday. But state officials here said they would not pay the prize until they investigate the ticket's validity.The Lottery Department said last night that it would rule on the matter by the end of next week.Lottery officials said that the International Lotto Fund, based in Melbourne, Australia, bought 5 million of the 7 million possible numerical combinations in the Feb. 15 game.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 10, 2000
Douglas Ordway of Charlotte, N.C., had the winning ticket last night in the Howard County Democratic Party's handgun trigger-lock raffle. Ordway's ticket was plucked from among 1,000 $1 tickets that were sold as part of a partisan effort to draw a contrast to Carroll County Republicans, who raffled a 9 mm semiautomatic handgun in February. The raffle for the safety device came after three hours of schmoozing and speeches at the Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner, an annual fund-raising event for the Democratic Party.
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By Carol L. Bowers and Carol L. Bowers,Special to The Sun | December 15, 1990
CHESAPEAKE CITY -- Mary Alice Banks is going to stay on as manager of the Elkton K mart's camera and jewelry counter at least through Christmas, even though she just won enough money to buy the whole store and then some.The 57-year-old Chesapeake City resident was sole winner of the $8 million Maryland Lotto jackpot of Dec. 8. Mrs. Banks received her first payment yesterday in front of the Chesapeake City grocery store where she bought the winning ticket."I've been working there at K mart for six years," Mrs. Banks said.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | January 8, 2014
If you played the Mega Millions lottery at the Magothy Inn recently, double-check your ticket. The Pasadena pub, located at 546 Center Street, sold a second-tier winning $1 million ticket. Paul Paesch, owner of Magothy Inn, said Wednesday he had "no clue" who purchased the winning ticket. "We didn't really sell that many," he said. Paesch said the eatery would be awarded between $500 and $2,500 for the sale. The million-dollar win was the second announced this week by lottery officials.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 15, 1997
John and Julie Nicholson, both 61, are still playing to win, even after learning they will collect a $1.6 million Lotto jackpot over the next 20 years.John Nicholson, a retired Naval officer, said he has already bought another $2 Quik Pik Lotto ticket from Odenton Liquors on Annapolis Road, the place he bought the winning ticket Thursday."Not that I'm greedy, but my wife said to," the self-described "house husband" said. Buying two $2 tickets a week has been a habit for 14 years, said Mr. Nicholson, who asked that his address not be published.
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By Deborah Overton and Deborah Overton,Staff Writer | March 27, 1993
Playing the Lotto is a family affair for Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fawley and their two daughters. And because it is, the parents and children will share equally the $10 million that Mr. Fawley won in Wednesday's Maryland State Lottery drawing.Mr. Fawley will split the prize with his daughters, Deborah Fawley Wise and Sharon Fawley Folden.The rule in the family is: "If the winning ticket was between any of us, we would split it three ways," said Mrs. Wise.The Fawleys and their children live in Myersville, Frederick County.
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June 24, 1994
For Daniel and Albina Thoma, a weekly 20-mile drive from their home in Townsend, Del., to Elkton proved to be a trip worth $8.3 million.Yesterday, Mr. and Mrs. Thoma accepted a facsimile check for $8.3 million from the State Lottery Agency a week and a day after they bought a winning Lotto ticket.They didn't even realize they had won until a week after the drawing and were so nervous about driving to Baltimore yesterday -- on Mr. Thoma's 61st birthday -- that they rented a limousine for the trip.
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By Alisa Samuels and Alisa Samuels,Evening Sun Staff | August 7, 1991
Emma Jones, 54, thinks she just might hold the winning ticket.Welder Harry Bushrod believes he might.So does sales rep Inelda Abraham, as well as thousands more across Maryland and even some out-of-towners.All are pouring money into the state's pocketbook in hopes of getting rich quick in today's by hitting today's Lotto jackpot, which could exceed $14 million, the fourth-largest in state lottery history. In May 1988, four winners split the state's largest pot, $15 million.Carroll Hynson, spokesman for the Maryland State Lottery Agency, said today's sales of lottery tickets for the $14 million jackpot are still brisk.
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September 16, 2008
Mega Millions player produces winning ticket A Baltimore woman got a piece of good news on her 49th birthday last week: She learned she had bought the winning Mega Millions ticket from last week's $24 million jackpot drawing. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, and her daughter brought a locked safe containing the winning ticket to the state lottery office yesterday, said agency spokeswoman Carole Everett. The lottery office is not far from Carroll Station, the bar-restaurant on Washington Boulevard in Pigtown where the ticket had been sold.
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