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File photo of lottery ticket. (Photo Credit: Barbara Ann Kelley)

Lottery Officials Warning People Of Scams To Get Personal Information

Florida Lottery officials say their logo and letterhead are being used in scam emails seeking personal data to claim fake prizes.

CBS Tampa–07/01/2014

Mega Millions lottery officials say two tickets will split the $400 million prize. (Getty Images)

One Of Two Winning $400 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Tickets Sold In Florida

Another ticket purchased in Maryland matches all six numbers in Tuesday’s drawing.

CBS Tampa–03/19/2014

File photo of money. (photo: BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

No Winner In $425 Million Mega Millions Jackpot

The jackpot for Tuesday’s drawing is expected to climb to $550 million.

12/14/2013

File photo of Florida Lieutenant Governor Jennifer Carroll, who resigned earlier this year due to this case.  (credit:  Vallery Jean/Getty Images)

Attorney In Fla. Gambling Scheme Found Guilty

A Florida attorney has been found guilty of running a gambling operation that was disguised as a veterans charity.

10/11/2013

Clearwater waitress Alexandra Chaar jumping for joy after winning 1 million dollars from the Florida Lottery. (Photo Credit: Florida Lottery)

Fla. Lottery Sales Top $5 Billion For First Time

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Lottery says it topped $5 billion in sales for the first time during the fiscal year that ended June 30. The department made the announcement Monday. It also said […]

CBS Tampa–07/08/2013

File photo of lottery tickets (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Small Florida City Anxious To Learn Who Won The Jackpot

It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.

05/20/2013

It's all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials said Sunday. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lottery Officials: Lone Winning Powerball Ticket In Florida, Record $590M Winnings

It’s all about the odds, and one lone ticket in Florida has beaten them all by matching each of the numbers drawn for the highest Powerball jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million, lottery officials said Sunday.

CBS Tampa–05/19/2013

File photo of a sign displaying a Mega Millions jackpot.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Fla. Launches Sale Of Mega Millions Tickets

No one is quite sure if the numbers will add up, but the Florida Lottery on Wednesday will start selling tickets to the popular Mega Millions lottery game.

05/14/2013

File photo of a person filling out numbers for a lottery ticket. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Found Guilty Of Murder In Lottery Death

A Florida woman was convicted Monday of first-degree murder in the slaying of a lottery winner in central Florida.

12/10/2012

File photo of a person filling out numbers for a lottery ticket. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Fla. Lottery Killing Defendant Reacts Badly To Meds

The fifth day of a woman’s trial in the slaying of a Florida lottery winner was delayed Friday when she reacted badly to medications and a doctor had to be called.

11/30/2012

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