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One Week Left For $7 Million Winning Lotto Ticket Sold In Brooklyn To Be Claimed

If you play the lottery in Brooklyn, you better check your ticket! Someone out there has only one week left to claim a $7 million prize.

07/17/2015

Joseph Amorese of Pennsylvania received a get well card from his father containing a scratch-off lottery ticket. It turned out to be a winner worth $7 million. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Wins $7 Million On Scratch-Off Ticket In Get Well Card From Rockland County Dad

The “$7,000,000 Golden Ticket” scratch-off was purchased at Just A Dollar at 20 North Main St. in New City.

03/25/2015

Officials say this official-looking correspondence is a scam. (Credit: CBS2)

Scammers Looking To Make Money With Fake Winning Lottery Email

The promise of millions from the New York Lottery attracts players and their hopes for quick cash attract scammers, like the con artists behind an official-looking email, complete with the New York Lottery logo.

01/28/2015

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Search Is On For $1 Million Powerball Winner On Long Island

New York Lottery officials are trying to track down the owner of a $1 million Powerball ticket purchased on Long Island in July.

01/30/2014

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Powerball Jackpot To Climb To $400 Million

The Powerball jackpot is expected to swell to an estimated $400 million after no ticket matched all of Saturday’s winning numbers.

09/15/2013

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$1 Million Lottery Ticket Sold In Westchester County Remains Unclaimed

Someone has been missing out on a $1 million fortune from an unclaimed New York state lottery ticket sold in Westchester County.

08/24/2013

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Brooklyn Teen Wins $1K Per Week, For Life, In New York Lottery’s ‘Win For Life’ Game

You’ve heard it all before: it only takes a dollar and dream. A Brooklyn teenager is living that dream.

06/12/2012

Brendan Riordan and Yolanda Vega - Yonkers, NY - Feb 10, 2012 (credit: Al Jones / 1010 WINS)

Lucky Irishman Brendan Riordan Wins New York Lottery

28-year-old Brendan Riordan, a native son of Cavan (yes, Cavan, Ireland), had been playing the New York Lottery with the money he was saving having given up cigarettes – and he’s won big!

02/10/2012

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Winning Tickets Not So Lucky For Long Island Lottery Thieves

Police on Long Island say three people stole beer, cigarettes, and dozens of lottery tickets from a Williston Park store.

09/14/2011

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Mega Millions Ticket Worth $319M Sold In Albany

A lottery official says a winning ticket for the Mega Millions lottery jackpot worth $319 million has been sold at a variety store in Albany, N.Y.

03/26/2011

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NY Lotto: MasterCard Users Paying Illegal Fees

Spokeswoman Jennifer Givner said that since June 1, MasterCard users have been billed as if they were taking cash advances.

09/18/2010