Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is rejecting Gov. Tom Corbett’s contract to hire a British firm to manage the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania Lottery.
When lottery games reach big jackpots, it’s usually tens of millions of dollars in games like Mega Millions or Powerball, not jackpots around $2 million.
Here’s a recap of the Thursday edition of the KDKA Afternoon News, in case you missed anything.
Gov. Tom Corbett said his administration on Wednesday night signed off on the Pennsylvania Lottery deal. Corbett is giving a 20-year contract to a British firm to operate the lottery.
One of the two companies that dropped its pursuit of a contract to manage the Pennsylvania Lottery says it was unable to get all of its questions answered by Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration.
Here’s a recap of Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News.
Lottery scams are not uncommon, but they typically involve a scam artist in another country or at least another state. What makes this latest local case unusual is that a person involved in the scam actually showed up at the victim’s house. KDKA is hiding the victim’s identity for her own safety.
Gov. Tom Corbett has signed off on a controversial bid by a British company to take over the Pennsylvania Lottery. http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/tag/lottery/And some Democratic legislators are furious.
It’s getting down to the wire for Gov. Tom Corbett to okay a deal with a British company to take over the Pennsylvania lottery, but outgoing Pa. Auditor General Jack Wagner is raising some red flags.
Someone in Beaver County is $1 million richer this holiday season.
Police used a hidden camera to catch the former employee of a western Pennsylvania cigarette store stealing smokes and lottery tickets – and say he’s acknowledged doing the same thing 14 times in the last month.
Two lottery tickets worth a total of $500,000 were sold in Pennsylvania.
Although the no one in Pennsylvania won the $550 million powerball jackpot, tickets worth $1 million were sold in three counties.
Across the country, people lined up to get a shot at Wednesday night’s massive Powerball lottery jackpot. It’s a record-breaker with more than $550 million up for grabs.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to CBS MoneyWatch’s Jill Schlessinger about what you should do and what to watch for if you win the Powerball jackpot.