Stolen Ticket Leaves Winner Empty Handed

In Eau Claire Wisconsin two men and one woman have been charged with theft after police told reporters they got caught stealing a winning ticket worth $10,000. The rightful winner, also from Eau Claire, said he has had to put retirement on hold after his winning ticket was stolen by a grocery store employee who… Read more

Lottery Winners Leave Millions Unclaimed

When lottery jackpots get huge people flock to lottery retailers to buy a chance at sudden wealth. The recent record Mega Millions jackpot prompted American lottery players to spend billions on Mega Millions tickets in advance of the drawing. Lottery retailers reported long lines as people lined up for a chance to win over half… Read more

Wisconsin Lottery Player Plays Wrong Game-Wins Huge Jackpot

Occasionally a big lottery win comes at the nick of time. There have been several cases of people facing foreclosure winning a huge jackpot in time to save their homes. For Napolean Elvord, 58, of Madison, Wisconsin a $14.3 million lottery win arrived in time to literally save his life. Elvord is a veteran who… Read more

Professional Sports and State Lotteries

Several state lotteries have teamed up with professional sports teams to create unique and popular instant win lottery games. Massachusetts was one of the first state lotteries to offer players sports themed lottery games. Sales in instant win lottery tickets bearing the logos of the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Celtics and Boston… Read more

Minnesota Shutdown Benefits Wisconsin, Iowa Lotteries

The Minnesota state government has been shut down by a raging budget fight. It is the largest shutdown of government services in Minnesota‚Äôs history and no end is in sight. The fight is partisan in nature and neither side seems willing to compromise. The Minnesota lottery has been hit by the government shutdown and lottery… Read more

Playing the Wisconsin Lottery

Playing the Wisconsin Lottery Playing the Wisconsin Powerball game is a great way to let off steam and have some fun. Even if you don’t win the big prize, you are bound to have a great time! There are a variety of different Wisconsin lottery games to choose from, including scratch-off, pull tab and drawing… Read more