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Lottery wins on Christmas were a glitch, so South Carolina won’t pay

Tim Dominick | The State/MCT | Getty Images A customer purchases lottery tickets in Richland County, South Carolina. Thousands of lottery players in South Carolina thought Christmas was their lucky day. Starting at 5:51 p.m. last Dec. 25, gas stations and convenience stores across the state dispensed a steady stream of what appeared to be winning tickets. Some customers caught ... Read More »

South Carolina Lottery Christmas Winners Won’t Get Prizes

On Wednesday the South Carolina Education Lottery announced it will not be delivering more than $30 million in prizes to players with winning tickets printed as a result of a computer glitch. Fitria Ramli / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm For two glorious hours it was the gift that kept on giving. And on Christmas Day no less. Between 5:51 p.m. and 7:53 ... Read More »

Sports lottery will fund new national sports plan, says Greg Hunt

Sports lottery will fund new national sports plan, says Greg Hunt Sports minister announces initiative which will be introduced as part of the 2017-2018 budget The sports minister, Greg Hunt, says there are great examples around the world of secure funding from a national sports lottery. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA View more sharing options Shares 26 Comments 117 Mike Hytner @mike_hytner ... Read More »