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Maharashtra State Lottery

Maharashtra State Lottery

Maharashtra State Lottery has been in existance from 12th April 1969. The Finance Department of the State initiated the lottery to prevent cheating of the common people by miscreants through illegal gambling schemes like Matka. The State run lottery is totally trustworthy and provides an opportunity to the citizens to win a large prize amount from a very small investment and fulfill their dreams. The revenue generated from the lottery sales also helps the State to improve the infrastructure, provide health and education facilities, enhance the status of women and child welfare, for agriculture sector etc. Simultaneously many unemployed persons are engaged in sale of lottery tickets and provide them with full time or part time employment.

Achievements so far

Maharashtra State Lottery has produced many happy winners and more than 2327 persons have become Lakhpatis in last 5 years. The prize money has helped them to invest in their business or agriculture activities, buy a vehicle or a tractor or to purchase house or for the education of their children. Each draw is conducted publicly before a panel of Judges. The draw is done either by an electric machine or by selecting numbers from drums. The draws are completely transparent and trustworthy. In the transition of 42 years, Maharashtra State Lottery proved its motto ‘Reputed and Trustworthy’.

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How to Play Powerball

To play Powerball, you must select five main numbers between 1 and 69 and one Powerball from 1 to 26. Draws take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59pm EST, and the price per line is $2. You can also add the Power Play option to your ticket for an additional $1, which will multiply any non-jackpot prizes you win by up to 10 times their original value.

Play at an Authorized Retailer

You can buy tickets from authorized retailers in any of the participating jurisdictions. The game is available in 45 states, as well as Washington D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. It is easy to take part, and you just have to follow the steps below:

How To Fill Out A Ticket

Follow our step-by-step guide below to find out how to fill out your Powerball ticket when playing in-store. You can also use Quick Picks to help you decide on your number if you would prefer.

Visit the retailer of your choice and pick up a playslip.

Select five numbers from 1 to 69, plus one Powerball between 1 and 26. Alternatively, opt for a Quick Pick to have them randomly generated for you.

Decide whether to add the Power Play option.

Choose to enter just the next draw or multiple consecutive draws.

Pay for your ticket and keep it safe until the draw.

You can purchase tickets without being a resident of the state in which you are playing, but you must be the minimum age to play, which varies by state. Go to the Rules page to find out about the age restrictions in different states.

You can buy tickets seven days a week until the cut-off time on the night of the drawings. The cut-off time for ticket sales varies in each jurisdiction but is typically one to two hours before each draw.

You can also enter several games on one ticket, giving you multiple chances of winning. There is a section on your playslip where you can select how many draws you wish to enter. Just mark the relevant box to specify how many consecutive draws you would like to play. The maximum number of draws you can enter in advance varies from state to state.

Each Powerball line costs $2, but the total price of your ticket will depend on how many games you play, how many consecutive draws you enter and whether you have added the Power Play option.

How to Play Powerball with Power Play

Power Play is an optional add-on that costs an extra $1 per game. For example, if you want to enter just one line of Powerball numbers with Power Play, it will cost $3. To add it to your ticket, just select the Power Play box on your playslip. It is available in all participating jurisdictions apart from California.

If you win a prize with Power Play, any non-jackpot winnings on your Powerball ticket are multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5 or 10 (the 10x Power Play multiplier is only available when the jackpot is an estimated $150 million or less). The only exception is the ‘Match 5’ prize, which is always doubled to $2 million, regardless of the Power Play number drawn.

The multiplier is selected at random just before each drawing. Go to the prizes page to see the expected payouts when you opt in to Power Play.

Claiming Prizes

You must claim any Powerball prizes in the state in which your ticket was purchased. In general, you can claim a prize of up to $600 from any licensed lottery retailer. Above that value, the rules for claiming a Powerball prize differ by state but it is likely that you will need to visit a local lottery office or headquarters. Find out more about how to collect your money on the How to Claim Winnings page.

If you played online, prizes are paid directly into your player account. You can then withdraw the funds or use them to enter future draws.

How to Play Online

Powerball tickets are available over the internet in some of the participating jurisdictions, and you can also take part in the game from overseas by choosing numbers online. Follow these steps to get started:

Create an account. Select any of the ‘Pick Numbers’ banners on Powerball.net. You will then be able to set up an online account.

Pick your numbers. You can select your own numbers – five main numbers from 1 to 69 and one Powerball from 1 to 26 – or use the ‘Quick Pick’ option to have a random selection picked for you.

Confirm your purchase. Once you are happy with your numbers, select the ‘Add to Cart’ button and pay for your entries.

Check the results. The latest numbers are available on Powerball.net soon after each draw. Visit the Numbers page for more information.

Email notification. If you win a prize, you will receive an email with the details. You can also check in your online lottery account to see if you are a winner.

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It’s That Time Again – Mega Race 2

This week all the build up to Mega Race 2 finally came to a head as The 405 crew faced off against Richard Rawlings once again. Meanwhile, Farmtruck and Azn had their own little build off against the mechanics of Misfit Garage.

Fastest car down the track wins. Best of three.

TEAM GAS MONKEY

The Car: 2015 Dodge Challenger, V8, 3200 Horse Power, 36 inch tires

The Driver: Alex Laughlin

The Car: The Fireball Camaro – Twin Turbo, Big Tire, the current number one on the list.

The Driver: Ryan Martin

$25,000 from each team + Another $25,000 from Kyle Busch

Race 1: Ryan was faster at the light, but it was still a very close race. OKC wins by a fender. Street Outlaws 1, Fast N Loud 0.

Race 2: The Gas Monkey car came off the light like a bat outta hell and had the lead for 60 feet until the tires started to spin out. Alex dragged the car over the center line and started to spark.

STREET OUTLAWS WINS, GOING HOME WITH 75 GRAND

Ten laps around a windy track. Best of 3 races.

TEAM FARMTRUCK N AZN

The Car: The Gonorail. SUV body with a train shell. High horse power LS motor.

The Driver: Farmtruck race 1 / Azn race 2

TEAM FIRED UP GARAGE

The Car: Ford motor, 17 inch tires

The Driver: John Klump race 1 / Kevin Clark race 2

Race 1: Despite having issues economizing the amount of fuel, Farmtruck had an early lead when Fired Up spun out. From there it was smooth sailing. Street Outlaws is up 1 to 0.

Race 2: This time it was the Gonorail that went off-road. Unfortunately for Street Outlaws, the car was dead in the dirt and would be unable to go for a round 3.

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List of Mathematical Functions Done in Scratch

This page lists ways in which important mathematical functions and formulas can be expressed using the Scratch Operators Blocks.

Contents

  • 1 Conventional Measurement Abbreviations
    • 1.1 Common Constants
  • 2 Area and Surface Area
    • 2.1 Cone
    • 2.2 Cylinder
    • 2.3 Ellipse
      • 2.3.1 Circle
    • 2.4 Frustum
    • 2.5 Möbius Strip
    • 2.6 Quadrilateral
      • 2.6.1 Kite
      • 2.6.2 Parallelogram
      • 2.6.3 Trapezoid/Trapezium
    • 2.7 Regular N-gon
    • 2.8 Sphere
    • 2.9 Sector of a Circle
    • 2.10 Square-based Pyramid
    • 2.11 Torus
    • 2.12 Triangle
    • 2.13 Pick’s Theorem
  • 3 Volume
    • 3.1 Cone
    • 3.2 Cylinder
    • 3.3 Frustum
    • 3.4 Pyramid
    • 3.5 Regular Tetrahedron
    • 3.6 Sphere
    • 3.7 Torus
  • 4 Law of Sines
    • 4.1 Sides
    • 4.2 Angles
  • 5 Law of Cosines
    • 5.1 Sides
    • 5.2 Angles
  • 6 Hyperbolic Functions
    • 6.1 sinh and cosh
    • 6.2 sech and csch
    • 6.3 tanh and coth
  • 7 Pythagorean Theorem
    • 7.1 Distance between two Points
    • 7.2 Distance between two Points in Any Dimension
    • 7.3 Inverse Pythagorean Formula
    • 7.4 Midpoint between Two Points
  • 8 Roots and Linear Equations
    • 8.1 Linear Equations
      • 8.1.1 System of 2 Linear Equations
    • 8.2 Quadratic Formula
    • 8.3 Cubic Formula
  • 9 Powers and Roots
    • 9.1 Tetration
    • 9.2 xth root
      • 9.2.1 Fourth root, Eighth root, etc.
  • 10 Derivatives and Integrals

Conventional Measurement Abbreviations

Abbreviation Measurement
b Length of a side of the base, plus the area of the base
h Height
r Radius. In a torus, the radius of the tube.
l Slant Height
a, b, c Side lengths of a triangle
A, B, C Angle measures of a triangle (angle A is opposite side a)
R The radius of the hole, plus the radius of the tube
m Slope of a line segment

Common Constants

Note: Since pi is an irrational number, it is up to the user to decide the number of decimal places it is rounded to. 3.14, 3.142 or 3.1416 are some conventional roundings. 355/113 is a common estimation of pi provided as a fraction.
Constant Approximate Value
pi (π) 3.141592654
Golden Ratio (φ) 1.618033989

Area and Surface Area

Cylinder

Ellipse

Circle

Also known as a degenerate ellipse, this is the area of a circle:

Frustum

Möbius Strip

w is the distance between the edges, and r is half the distance between two points on opposite sides of the strip

This formula derives from the fact that the Möbius strip is one-sided (non-orientable).

Quadrilateral

Here, “d1” and “d2” are the lengths of the two diagonals of the kite:

Parallelogram
Trapezoid/Trapezium

Here, “a” and “b” are the two parallel sides of the trapezoid:

Regular N-gon

Here, “n” is the number of sides in the polygon:

Sphere

Sector of a Circle

This will find the answer in degrees:

Square-based Pyramid

Torus

Note that this formula is just the product of the circumferences of two circles with radii R and r.

Triangle

There are numerous ways to calculate the area of a triangle:

The most common formula is Area = (base/2)*height (see below) where base is any side and height is the length of a line segment perpendicular to the base, ending at the vertex opposite the base. In Scratch, this translates to:

If two side lengths are known (a and b) and one angle (C), the following formula may be used to find the area:

If one side length is known (c) and two angles (A and B), the following formula may be used to find the area:

If 3 side lengths are known (a, b, c), the following formula, known as Heron’s formula, may be used to find the area:

If the triangle’s vertices have integer coordinates, it is best to use Pick’s theorem or Heron’s formula (above) (using the distance formula to find the lengths of the triangle’s sides).

If one knows the radius of the triangle’s incircle and its semiperimeter (half the perimeter), we can use this formula:

Pick’s Theorem

Pick’s theorem says that the area of a polygon with integer coordinates can be determined by:

In the equation, a is the number of integer coordinates on the perimeter of the shape, and b is the number of coordinates inside the figure. In Scratch this translates to:

Volume

Cylinder

Frustum

Pyramid

Regular Tetrahedron

Here, “b” is the length of each edge:

Sphere

Torus

Note that this formula is just the product of the area of a circle with radius r and the circumference of a circle with radius R. It is only correct when R ≥ r.

Law of Sines

Sides

This will give an answer for side “a”:

Angles

This will give an answer for angle “A”:

Law of Cosines

Sides

This will give an answer for side “c”:

Angles

This will give an answer for angle “C”:

Hyperbolic Functions

  • sinhx (the hyperbolic sine)
  • coshx (the hyperbolic cosine)
  • tanhx (the hyperbolic tangent)
  • cothx (the hyperbolic cotangent)
  • sechx (the hyperbolic secant)
  • cschx (the hyperbolic cosecant), also, cosechx

sinh and cosh

Just as in normal trigonometry, the sinh and cosh functions are the fundamental units. They can be replicated with

sech and csch

In normal trigonometry, the secant and cosecant are given by 1/cosx and 1/sinx, respectively. The hyperbolic secant and cosecant can be expressed in the same way: sechx = 1/coshx, or:

and cschx = 1/sinhx:

tanh and coth

The tangent function is expressed by sinx/cosx. Similarly, the hyperbolic tangent is expressed by sinhx/coshx. In Scratch, that is:

Similarly, the cotangent is 1/tanx, so the hyperbolic cotangent is:

Pythagorean Theorem

This will give the length of the hypotenuse:

And these will give the length of sides “a” and “b” (assuming the hypotenuse is “c”):

Distance between two Points

The distance between two points can be calculated by using the Distance Formula which is derived from the Pythagorean Theorem, The following is a ScratchBlocks representation of the distance formula. It has been broken into three lines. The distance formula is as follows:

Distance between two Points in Any Dimension

The distance between two points on a 2D coordinate plane is caluclated using the formula above. However, this formula can be further expanded to any dimension. For example, the distance between any two 3D points is as follows:

Simply add further squares of delta coordinates for each dimension.

Inverse Pythagorean Formula

If a,b are the lengths of the two shortest legs of a right triangle and c is its altitude then:

To find c (the altitude):

Midpoint between Two Points

The coordinate of the midpoint of a line is found using the midpoint formula, which is as follows (the equation gives a (x,y) paired coordinate):

Roots and Linear Equations

Linear Equations

A linear equation is an algebraic equation in which each term is either a constant or the product of a constant and a single variable.

Here is an example of a linear equation: 2x+4=14, for which in standard form would look like this:

In scratch, we could solve for x using the following script:

Inputting the values of a, b and c scratch could solve the equation with ease.

System of 2 Linear Equations

For two equations in the system we have:

Quadratic Formula

These will give the two possible values of “x”:

Caution: If b 2 -4ac is negative, a script error will happen. Here’s how to avoid the error:

In this case these will give you the two possible values of “x”:

. where i 2 is given to be -1.

Warning: a≠0. If a=0 is plugged in, an invalid solution will be recieved. As a rule in math, the “a” coefficient in Quadratic equations should not have a value of 0.

Cubic Formula

Note: This formula may deal with complex numbers that cannot be handled by Scratch. If it were to be worked out properly, the complex numbers would cancel out, but unfortunately here a lot of problems will be unsolvable because Scratch does not support complex roots.

This will give the answer to the equation:

The analogous formula for this is:

In Scratch this translates to this (scroll the equation to see more):

There are ways to work around Scratch’s incapability of calculating complex roots with the aid of the Trigonometric Form of Solutions.

Powers and Roots

Tetration

Tetration is iterated exponentiation. It is written as b a, a^^b, or a[4]b, where a is the base and b is the height. Tetration is computed by the following procedure: b a=a aa , where there are b as So 4 2 is 2 2 2 2 , which is 65536. It can be written in Scratch as:

Here, “a^^b” is your answer. This method only works for whole heights, however, but there is no known algorithm for calculating the value for non-integral heights.

xth root

The xth root of a number n is number that must be multiplied x times to get n. For example, the cube root (3rd root) of 2 (written ∛2) is about 1.2599, because 1.2599*1.2599*1.2599≈2.

A universal formula for finding the xth root of a number can be found using logarithms. To find the x root of n, use the following formula:

This is based on a method of using exponents and logarithms, which Scratch supports, to find powers, which Scratch does not directly support (see solving exponents using the logarithmic method).

Fourth root, Eighth root, etc.

The fourth root of a number is the number that, when squared twice, gives the original number. The fourth root of 81, for example, is 3. Therefore, it can be replicated in Scratch with this script:

Similarly, the eighth root of a number is the number, when squared three times, gives the original number. The eighth root of 256, for example, is 2. It can be replicated with this script:

In general, to get the 2 n th root of a number, nest n () of () blocks together, and then enter the desired value, or insert a variable.

Derivatives and Integrals

Derivative and integral estimation is important in advanced simulation projects.

The derivative of a function is defined to be:

Center finite difference can be used to estimate the derivative of a function.

Integrals can be evaluated using trapezoidal approximation:

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We are looking for pentagon powerball to try our luck ourselves and become a lucky one. Each of us wants to experience his own happiness and win a couple of millions, maybe a couple of tens or even hundreds of millions of dollars. We know that with powerball we can do it. Here are some recent major gains: in 2013, one of the lottery participants won 590 million dollars, and in 2017 the winnings amounted to 758.7 million dollars. The largest jackpot was raffled off in 2016 between three lottery participants and the winning amount was 1.5 billion dollars. This became possible, among other things, thanks to the pentagon powerball.

How to play and pentagon powerball.

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Powerball results for 11/25/20; jackpot worth $204 million

Powerball is played each Wednesday and Saturday night.

LANSING, MI – There was no winner of the $204 million Powerball jackpot for the drawing held on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

That means the Powerball drawing on Saturday, Nov. 28 will be worth $216 million with a cash option of $168.4 million.

The Powerball Numbers (white) for Nov. 25: 2-57-58-60-65

The Red Powerball Power Number: 26

The Power Play Number: 2

Powerball winners for Nov. 25:

· Along with no grand prize winner, no one matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million.

· In Michigan, one ticket sold matched four white numbers and the Powerball while also playing the Power Play to win $100,000 in the drawing. That was the largest prize won in the state.

· There were 651,228 tickets sold that won at least $4 in the drawing. In Michigan, 20,804 tickets sold won at least $4.

Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Players select five white numbers from (1 to 69) and one red ball (1 to 26). Tickets cost $2 each.

In other Michigan Lottery news:

· The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday, Nov. 27 with an estimated jackpot of $214 million and a cash option of $165.7 million.

· The next Lotto 47 drawing is Saturday, Nov. 28 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1.25 million. Deadline is 7:08 p.m. that day.

· Thursday’s Fantasy 5 jackpot is an estimated $155,000. The drawing is at 7:29 p.m. Deadline is 7:08 p.m.

For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site, which also offers more information on instant tickets, raffles and other lottery games.

The last player from Michigan to win a Mega Millions or Powerball jackpot was Cristy Davis of Waterford who won $70 million playing Powerball in February. With her winnings, Davis said she planned to buy a new house and car.

And while she was a lucky winner, it’s smart for players to check their tickets immediately as a winner worth $1 million sold in Hartland last year went unclaimed. The ticket was purchased at the Speedway in Hartland, but the winner never came forward to claim the prize. The money instead went to the state’s School Aid Fund.

If you’d like to be the next player from Michigan to win a huge lottery prize, take a look at these tips from lottery expert Richard Lustig. The author of “Learn How To Increase Your Chances Of Winning The Lottery” has won more than $1 million in Florida by winning top jackpot prizes in smaller games.

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Oregon Lottery winners for 2020: Winning $6.3 million jackpot? ‘I was cool as a cucumber’

Here are some of the winners of the Oregon Lottery so far in 2020. All text from the Oregon Lottery. Here are the 2019 winners. Read up on 2018 winners here.

$80,000 Scratch-it winner

May 12, 2020 – Salem, Ore. – The are a multitude of ways to play Oregon Lottery Scratch-its. Some people scratch to see the prizes first, some go line by line. Others simply scratch the barcode and scan the tickets to find out they won. Then you have Harry Goodier of Springfield.

Goodier’s system for playing Scratch-its paid off this week — scratching the game part of the ticket first, then revealing his prize.

“I like to not see the prizes until I’m done,” Goodier said. “I saw I had a winner, went back, and when it said $80,000 I couldn’t believe it.”

Goodier won $80,000, the top prize, on the $10 Bonus Slots Scratch-it. As of Tuesday, May 12, one top prize remained on the popular Scratch-it. Goodier purchased his ticket the Chevron on 42nd Street in Springfield when he stopped for an energy drink.

“As I was checking out, that Scratch-it called my name,” Goodier laughed. “After I scratched it, I checked it on the mobile app, and when I got the balloons and ‘Congratulations Harry!’ I knew it was real.”

To protect the health and safety of its employees and the public, the Oregon Lottery has temporarily closed the Salem and Wilsonville Lottery offices. Officials with the Lottery continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely. If players have a winning ticket, they can fill out a claim form on the Oregon Lottery website, https://oregonlottery.org/about/claim-prizes , and then mail in the signed ticket and claim form.

Players who have winning tickets of $50,000 or more, will need to make an appointment to come to the Oregon Lottery office in Salem. Call 503-540-1000 for assistance. As always, players should be certain to sign the back of their tickets.

Goodier was one of several Scratch-it winners who visited the Oregon Lottery this week. With the shuttering of Video Lottery terminals across the state due to public health concerns, Lottery officials say that Scratch-it sales last week were double what they were a year ago.

$50,000 Scratch-it winner

April 17, 2020 – Salem, Ore. – The boredom of being cooped up in her Medford home during the recent stay-at-home guidelines, turned into an excellent week after Maria Salas visited her local Minute Mart.

And thanks to that visit, Salas’ boredom soon became excitement as she came home with a Scratch-it worth $50,000.

“We normally play Video Lottery, and when we went to the market we saw the Scratch-its and decided to play,” she said. “The first ticket we played was the winner. I was in shock – I am still in shock.”

Instead of coming home with snacks, Salas Laris said she came home with the down payment for some property.

“I haven’t been able to sleep, I’m so excited,” she said. “I have a down payment now, it’s great.”

Salas Laris turned the $5 Lucky Lemons Scratch-it she purchased at the Minute Mart in Medford, into $50,000, that’s a lot of lemonade! She then contacted the Oregon Lottery to claim her prize.

To protect the health and safety of its employees and the public, the Oregon Lottery has temporarily closed the Salem and Wilsonville Lottery offices. Officials with the Lottery continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely. If players have a winning ticket, they can fill out a claim form on the Oregon Lottery website, https://oregonlottery.org/about/claim-prizes , and then mail in the signed ticket and claim form.

Players who have winning tickets of $50,000 or more, will need to make an appointment to come to the Oregon Lottery office in Salem. Call 503-540-1000 for assistance. As always, players should be certain to sign the back of their tickets.

$6.3 million Megabucks winner

March 27, 2020 – Salem, Ore. Robert (Bob) McCauley of Mt. Vernon is the Oregon Lottery’s newest Megabucks jackpot winner. McCauley matched all six of his numbers – on a free Megabucks ticket he’d won from a previous drawing – and won the $6.3 million jackpot for the Monday, Mar. 23 Megabucks drawing.

“I decided to go to the Post Office,” said McCauley. “It’s only a couple of blocks away.” Luckily for him, as he passed the Blue Mountain Mini Mart on his way to the Post Office, he thought he’d check his Megabucks ticket from the last drawing and get a new ticket for the next drawing.

Practicing good social distancing, McCauley went to the Mini Mart’s drive-up window to make his Lottery purchase. Working at the store was Mini Mart Manager Jolene Moulton. “I checked Bob’s ticket and actually gave him the voucher slip that came with his free ticket,” said Jolene. “As he was walking away, I saw the free play ticket sitting on the counter and realized Bob had the wrong ticket. I called him back to the window gave him the free ticket.”

The next day, McCauley had a knock on his door at home. “It was Bill, from the city,” said McCauley. “I answered the door and Bill says, ‘Bob. You need to check your ticket because Jolene thinks you may have won the lottery.’” Knowing the winning jackpot ticket had been sold in Mt. Vernon, population 512, and knowing she’d sold only three Megabucks tickets at the Mini Mart for Monday’s Megabucks drawing, Jolene dispatched Bill to McCauley’s house.

McCauley asked his daughter, Pam, to check the winning numbers online. They soon learned that Jolene’s hunch was true “Pam was screaming and jumping up and down,” said McCauley. “I was cool as a cucumber.”

After calling the Lottery to make an appointment, Bob arrived in Salem Thursday, Mar. 26 with a small group of family and friends to claim his prize. Asked what he was going to buy first, he said his wife wanted a new refrigerator. And after the fridge, Bob will get a new truck.

McCauley chose to take the bulk-sum option, which splits the prize in half, and after taxes, he took home $2.14 million.

At this time, to protect the health and safety of our employees and the public, we have temporarily closed the Salem and W

$1 million raffle winner

March 20, 2020 – Salem, Ore. – After Ann Charkowicz and her husband Brian saved a toddler from being hit by a car, she had a “good feeling” and purchased an Oregon Lottery Raffle ticket that won her $1 million.
The Coos Bay couple, who have been married for 36 years, were getting ready for a vacation to hunt for agates when they noticed a toddler walking into a busy street. They got the child home safely, and after the vacation Ann decided to purchase the tickets.
“I figured I did something good, something good might happen to me,” Ann said.
Ann purchased the winning $1 million jackpot ticket at the Safeway where she works in Coos Bay, on Johnson Avenue. Ann has worked for the company for 34 years.
Earlier this week, when the Raffle winning numbers were announced, she printed the numbers to post them for customers. When she looked at the printout, the winning number looked familiar. When she checked her ticket, she couldn’t believe it.
“The first thing I said to Brian was, ‘How much do we need for me to retire?'” she said. “I had a feeling I was going to win, and it came true. It was karma.”
The couple took home $680,000 after taxes and said they were going to save the money until things stabilize with the economy. She did say she may try to reduce her hours at work.
“It is crazy right now,” Brian said. “We are being extremely careful with this money.”
Officials with Safeway said currently their staff is so busy keeping up with shopping demand, that it was great to hear some good news.
“We are so thrilled for Ann!” said Jill McGinnis, director of communications and public affairs for Safeway. “Our employees work so hard, now more than ever. I can’t think of a better time for her to win. I hope that she feels a great sense of security because of this — and has some fun too!”
The winning number was 080948. There are a total of 1801 winning tickets, with one $1 million prize, 300 prizes of $500 and 1,500 prizes of $100. For a complete list of winning numbers visit the Oregon Lottery’s Raffle website at oregonlottery.org/raffle.

$1 million Mega Millions winner

March 9, 2020 – Salem, Ore. – A Tualatin Air Force veteran had the shock of his life when he realized he won $1 million playing Mega Millions.

James Robbins of Tualatin purchased his $2 Mega Millions ticket at his local Fred Meyer, with one set of numbers, for the Feb. 21 drawing. A few days later he took the ticket to the customer service desk, where the clerk told him he’d have to claim his prize at an Oregon Lottery payment center because he’d won more than $600. Last Friday, he visited the Oregon Lottery’s Wilsonville Payment Center, where he learned he had matched 5 numbers but missed the Mega Ball – meaning he won $1 million.

“I was so shocked I started shaking and the staff asked me if I wanted some water,” he said. “They also had me sign the back of the ticket and told me that I had to go to Salem to get the prize. I kept saying ‘Are you serious?’”

Since Robbins was so excited, he opted to get a friend to drive him to Oregon Lottery headquarters where he claimed his prize this week. Oregon Lottery’s Wilsonville Payment Center can only pay out prizes up to $50,000.

“I plan on helping my daughter out with the prize, otherwise I am going to be saving it,” he said.

This is the second large prize Fred Meyer has been responsible for this year, and officials said they think 2020 is off to a great start.

“Fred Meyer is proud to offer Oregon Lottery at our stores. We are excited to have sold a $1 million winning Mega Millions ticket at our Tualatin store,” said Jeffery Temple, Director of Corporate Affairs. “This is the second large prize we have sold this year. So far, 2020 is a good year to purchase Lottery tickets at Fred Meyer!”

Oregon Lottery winners for 2020: Winning $6.3 million jackpot? ‘I was cool as a cucumber’ Here are some of the winners of the Oregon Lottery so far in 2020. All text from the Oregon Lottery. Here

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Lottery Winner Fights State Law To Keep Identity Private

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — If you won the lottery, would you want to keep it a secret and stay anonymous?

That’s what a woman who won more than half a billion dollars is fighting to do, but you might be surprised that most states, including Pennsylvania, do not protect the privacy of lottery winners.

In January, a woman in New Hampshire won $560 million in the Powerball lottery. She signed the back of her ticket, but didn’t realize that when she signed it, her name was about to go public.

Her lawyers sued the Lottery Commission, attempting to keep her identity private, in part, because they say her safety would be in jeopardy.

New Hampshire Lottery officials argued the state’s right-to-know law allowed them to reveal her name.

A judge ruled Monday the woman can keep her identity private because the judge had no doubt that she would suffer an alarming amount of harassment and solicitation.

You might be surprised to know the Pennsylvania Lottery wouldn’t protect your privacy either.

“As in most states, Pennsylvania Lottery winners cannot remain anonymous and certain winner information is made public under the state’s Open Records law. This assures the public that Lottery winners are real people and that the Lottery operates with integrity and transparency,” the Lottery said.

At one point, former state Rep. Ted Harhai, of Westmoreland County, tried to challenge that. He twice introduced legislation that would have allowed lottery winners to keep their identities private, but it never went anywhere in Harrisburg.

For now, you can’t stop the Pennsylvania Lottery from releasing your information. To give people some privacy, however, on its website, it only lists your first name and an initial for your last name, along with your county and winnings.

As for the woman in New Hampshire, by not cashing in right away and fighting for her privacy in court, she lost $15,000 a day, or half $1 million a month, in interest.

If you won the lottery, would you want to keep it a secret and stay anonymous?

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Murdered Florida lottery winner’s girlfriend wins $1 million scratch-off

Antoinette Andrews’ new winning ticket in Florida. (Fox 13)

A Florida woman whose boyfriend pocketed a $30 million lottery prize a decade ago — before he was murdered — just won a $1 million prize herself, local media reported Wednesday.

Antoinette Andrews first went to Tallahassee in 2006 with her partner, Abraham Shakespeare, to claim his lottery winnings. Andrews and Shakespeare shared a child.

In 2010, Shakespeare’s body was found behind a home in East Hillsborough County. He had been missing for close to a year.

Dec. 7, 2012: Dorice “Dee Dee” Moore, seen talking with her defense attorney, was convicted of murdering Florida lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare, inset. (AP)

Two years later, Dorice (Dee Dee) Moore was convicted of his murder and is serving time in jail. At the time, Fox News reported Moore had befriended Shakespeare in 2008 and later became his financial advisor, ultimately dwindling away his winnings, leaving the $30 million untraceable.

When he realized she had stolen his money, he threatened to kill her but she killed him first, according to Assistant State Attorney Jay Pruner.

Raheem Dumas, Andrews’ son, told Fox 13 he felt like God was giving them a second chance. “We didn’t get to get what we wanted and God blessed us in this day and age, that we can get whatever we want,” said Dumas.

He said his mom was thinking about buying him a new car and buying the family a different home.

Andrews called Dumas when she saw she had won. Dumas recalled, “she was just crying and screaming on the phone. I was like, are you sure that it’s not $1,000 or $100,000?”

Andrews sent him a picture of the ticket to confirm. “When she did, I called her back and started freaking out,” said Dumas.

Andrews told The Ledger she’s “a little scared” of the winning ticket, and that “it still doesn’t seem real.”

Andrews chose to take the cash payout of $770,000.

A Florida woman whose boyfriend pocketed a $30 million lottery prize a decade ago — before he was murdered — just won a $1 million prize herself, local media reported Wednesday.

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CDC considering shortening quarantine time for COVID-19 exposure

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Posted: Nov 26, 2020 / 05:28 AM CST / Updated: Nov 26, 2020 / 09:38 AM CST

(WIAT) — The CDC is considering changing its quarantine guidelines for people that have come into contact with COVID-19. Current guidelines mandate a 14-day quarantine for those exposed, even if you test negative.

The guideline change would reduce the 14-day quarantine to 7-10 days for those exposed to COVID-19. Officials said with diagnostic testing available, and more widely available, a shorter quarantine may be possible.

“You know, if you find out you’ve been exposed, but it doesn’t meet the criteria for a significant exposure and you want to try to take a chance and be with family, it really does allow good access for a pretty reliable answer,” said Dr. Amy Bentley-Illescas; Board Certified Internist.

Bentley-Illescas has been on the frontlines of this pandemic, offering drive-up testing at her practice. She said, if the CDC does change quarantine guidelines for COVID exposure, more people may follow it.

“I think people have really good intentions,” said Bentley-Illescas. “But if you could give them an option, with a little more certainty that they are safe, I think it would help increase their compliance with quarantine.”

The Jefferson County Health Department is warning families this Thanksgiving, don’t let your guard down, even if you’ve already had and recovered from the coronavirus.

“Just because you go it before doesn’t mean you can’t get it again,” said Dr. David Hicks. “So you still have to wear the mask, social distance.”

Hicks said if we want to enjoy the holidays for years to come, six feet apart is better than six feet under.

“If we spread COVID-19 and give it to the wrong person at the wrong time, in a couple of weeks, that person could be in the ICU, in the hospital, or dead,” said Hicks.

Until new guidelines are formally announced, for people that have had close contact with COVID-19, the CDC mandates a 14-day quarantine, and you can’t test out of staying at home.

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(WIAT) — The CDC is considering changing its quarantine guidelines for people that have come into contact with COVID-19. Current guidelines mandate a 14-day quarantine for those exposed, even if you test negative. The guideline change would reduce the 14-day quarantine to 7-10 days for those exposed to COVID-19. Officials said with diagnostic testing available, […]