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Audit: Michigan Stores Buying Players’ Winning Lottery Tickets

Some stores that sell lottery tickets are hitting the jackpot by buying winning tickets from desperate players at a discount, according to auditors who are urging a crackdown on the illegal practice.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2014

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Audit: Stores Buying Winning Lottery Tickets From Players

Players apparently are willing to sell a winning ticket at a discount because they don’t want the state to learn their identity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2014

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Michigan Ends Welfare Benefits For More Than 800 Lottery Winners

More than 7,200 people who won at least $1,000 in the Michigan Lottery last year were living in households that received public assistance, according to a state report.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2014

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$218,000 Michigan Lottery Prize Goes Unclaimed

The ticket was sold at the Garden City Fuel Stop last summer…

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2014

Kelsey Zachow, 24, of Port Huron, is a Mega Millions jackpot winner. (credit: Ron Dewey/WWJ)

Michigan Mega Millions Winner Plans To Open No-Kill Animal Shelter

Friday the 13th turned out to be lucky for a 24-year-old Port Huron woman who bought a ticket worth $66M.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2014

AUBURN HILLS, MI - MAY 15: Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores (L) talks with new head coach and President of Basketball Operations Stan Van Gundy.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Cavaliers Win NBA Draft Lottery, Pistons Shut Out Of First Round

The Cleveland Cavaliers have won the NBA draft lottery and will have the No. 1 pick on June 26.

97.1 The Ticket–05/20/2014

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Keep Dreaming: 2 Winning Tickets In $400M Mega Millions Jackpot

The winning numbers are: 11, 19, 24, 33 and 51 with a Mega Ball of 7.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2014

$1 Million Powerball Winner Sold At Downriver Party Store

Someone in Metro Detroit is a whole lot richer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2014

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$280 Million At Stake In Michigan Powerball Jackpot

Did you get your ticket?

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2014

2 Winners In $636M Mega Millions Drawing

The $636 million jackpot was the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

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