‘Jackpocket’ App Aims to Modernize – and Monitor – Lottery Purchases
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‘Jackpocket’ App Aims to Modernize – and Monitor – Lottery Purchases

(CBS News) – Big prizes typically drive a surge in lottery ticket sales, but one…

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Lotteries: America’s $70 Billion Shame
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Lotteries: America’s $70 Billion Shame

Derek Thompson, THE ATLANTIC   (The Atlantic) — This floored me: Americans in the 43 states…

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NC Powerball Winner Quit Her Jobs at Walmart, McDonalds to Care for Her Kids
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NC Powerball Winner Quit Her Jobs at Walmart, McDonalds to Care for Her Kids

SHALLOTTE, North Carolina (WTVR) — A 26-year-old mother of four who said she holds a…

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BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Gambling on Gambling
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BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Gambling on Gambling

by William Reed NNPA Columnist Gambling and gambling-related problems are common among all racial and…

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Retired Mailman Wins Lottery For The Fourth Time
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Retired Mailman Wins Lottery For The Fourth Time

Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Chronicle Retired postal worker Melvyn Wilson (pictured) is probably one of…

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Cashing in on the “Lootery”
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Cashing in on the “Lootery”