Stolen Ticket Leaves Winner Empty Handed

Posted on October 14th, 2013

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 [...]

Lottery Winners Leave Millions Unclaimed

Posted on May 29th, 2012

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 [...]

Wisconsin Lottery Player Plays Wrong Game-Wins Huge Jackpot

Posted on January 25th, 2012

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 [...]