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Roaring sales of Kerala Onam lottery tickets


August 26th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) The Kerala 'Thiru Onam Bumper lottery', billed as carrying the biggest prize money of over Rs.20 crore in the country, is seeing roaring sales, an official ... Read more...

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China has 7 million lottery addicts


March 26th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) A study in China has revealed that of the country's over 200 million lottery players, seven million are lottery addicts.The survey has been conducted by Lottery ... Read more...

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Women take more risks in company of other women


November 30th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Women tend to take more risks at the workplace when they are in the company of other women, suggests a new study.Alison Booth, researcher at the ... Read more...

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Bengal lottery industry flays five-fold tax hike


November 28th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) With the West Bengal government announcing a five-fold increase on the draw charge levied on lotteries, distributors and stockists Monday closed down operations claiming their ... Read more...

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Online lottery legalised by Mamata government: CPI-M


September 12th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Former West Bengal finance minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Asim Dasgupta Monday alleged that by imposing charge on online lottery the Trinamool ... Read more...

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Charlotte family - McCauley win the lottery for the third time


July 27th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Charlotte, N.C., July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A family in North Carolina has been third time lucky with regards to lottery wins. The family could pass as the luckiest in the world because ... Read more...

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Two Nigerians held for running lottery scam


June 17th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Two Nigerians acused of running a fake lottery scam were arrested from in south Delhi, police said Thursday."The accused have been identified as Igbinovia Osayando ... Read more...

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Court orders CBI probe into Kerala lottery scam


May 24th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 24 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday gave its nod for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into an alleged multi-crore rupee lottery scam in the state.There ... Read more...

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Kiwi man swears by bird poop after winning $100K


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 23 (ANI): A man in New Zealand has sworn that bird poop does bring good luck, after he won 100,000 dollars on an Instant Kiwi ticket after one pooped on ... Read more...

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FTC releases list of top consumer complaints of 2010


March 10th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Consumer complaints received by the Federal Trade Commission in 2010 have been ranked and released.The commission received a total of about 1,339,265 complaints in 2010. The ... Read more...

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‘No specific request by Kerala for CBI probe into lottery scam’


February 24th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The centre Thursday ruled out the possibility of a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the lottery scam in Kerala as the state government has ... Read more...

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Kerala lottery scam being politicised: Karat


January 17th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The alleged scam in the sale of lottery tickets in Kerla was being used by the Congress and the opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) to score points against ... Read more...

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Congress stops Singhvi from addressing media


October 6th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 6 (ANI): In the wake of Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi appearing in the Kerala lottery case, the party has stopped him from addressing the media till further orders.This ... Read more...

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Singhvi lottery case row continues in Kerala


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 3 (IANS) The Congress and Kerala's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday continued trading charges over Congress spokesman and lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi defending a lottery distributor accused ... Read more...

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Kerala Lottery Case: Singhvi withdraws


September 30th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi (Kerala), Sep 30 (ANI): All India Congress Committee spokesman Abhishek Singhvi today announced his decision to withdraw from the lottery case in Kerala after his appearance in the court on behalf ... Read more...

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Jagathy Sreekumar Will Not Do Lottery Ads Anymore


September 2nd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Veteran Malayalam movie actor Jagathy Sreekumar is usually known for playing some jovial and comedy roles. The actor is also seen in various advertisements and he endorses ... Read more...

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RBI suggests action against fake lotteries, prize money


August 18th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Aug 18 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked the state governments to crack down on fake lotteries and people offering fictitious prize money through SMS, email and letters, ... Read more...

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Texas Woman Wins Lottery, Getting Millions For The Fourth Time


July 10th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Texas, July 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joan Ginther, a woman from Texas has just won a lottery worth of millions. This however is not why the news is so special. Interestingly, ... Read more...

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RBI cautions people against fraudulent e-mails


June 30th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Wednesday cautioned the public against fraudulent e-mails on winning millions of rupees in lotteries. "Recently, we have come to know that residents of ... Read more...

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‘World Cup’ text message scam warning for Aussies


June 25th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 25 (ANI): Australians have been warned of fraudsters who are trying to make money from the World Cup hype by sending text messages claiming the recipient has just won millions ... Read more...

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Auckland man claims lottery prize 24 hours before ticket’s expiry date!


April 20th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20(ANI): A man in Auckland, New Zealand claimed his lottery prize of 391,581dollars just 24 hours before the ticket would have expired.He had kept the ticket in a drawer a ... Read more...

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Autistic Boy Makes Perfect NCAA Bracket Prediction


March 26th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarChicago, March 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There have been many instances where people with disability have performed activities which has left people astounded. This time the surprise comes from a 17 ... Read more...

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Hiccup! Officials barred from drawing Punjab liquor lottery


March 18th, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, March 18 (IANS) This is one diktat that officials across Punjab will not say "cheers" to. They have been asked not to physically draw the lottery for allotment of ... Read more...

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Hoosier Lottery Next Draw On December 16


December 14th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec.14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many people in the United States try their luck on different lotteries to become rich instantly. Drena George and Albert George, were no exception and had tried ... Read more...

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