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May 4, 1988
Authorities accused a computer operator from a company that helps run the Pennsylvania lottery with forging a winning $15.2-million ticket and another man with trading it in for the jackpot. Mark S. Herbst, 33, of Harrisburg, was arraigned less than a week after he traded in the ticket for the first $469,989 installment of the prize from a Super 7 drawing last July 15. Herbst and computer operator Henry Arthur Rich, also 33 and from Harrisburg, were being held in lieu of bail. Atty. Gen.
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July 10, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Joseph Hornick Jr. of Coxeville, Pa., just hit another lottery jackpot. If that sounds familiar, it should. Hornick, 67, won his fourth major lottery jackpot Saturday, getting $71,037 in the Cash 5 drawing. His latest good fortune came shortly after winning $103,108 in a June 12 drawing of the same game. Hornick's luck began in 1989, when he won $2.5 million in the Wild Card Lotto. In 1997, he won about $68,000 in a Cash 5 drawing.
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October 15, 1987 | United Press International
Tickets for what could be North America's richest lottery were selling as fast as 19,140 a minute Wednesday, as dreamers waited in long lines for a shot at a $40 million-plus jackpot. "It's crazy, absolutely crazy," said Bill Jones, proprietor of Deacon's News, a lottery outlet in Scranton that was selling tickets to a steady stream of bettors. The winning numbers, drawn Wednesday night, were 6, 7, 10, 13, 19, 35, 55, 64, 65, 74 and 79. To win, a ticket must bear seven of the 11 numbers drawn.
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September 3, 1993 | Associated Press
Pennsylvania canceled its Cash Explosion lottery game after less than a week when it discovered that Ohio holds the rights to the name. Stores were ordered to stop selling the tickets Monday, but winning tickets sold since the game's debut Aug. 24 will be honored, officials said.
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July 10, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Joseph Hornick Jr. of Coxeville, Pa., just hit another lottery jackpot. If that sounds familiar, it should. Hornick, 67, won his fourth major lottery jackpot Saturday, getting $71,037 in the Cash 5 drawing. His latest good fortune came shortly after winning $103,108 in a June 12 drawing of the same game. Hornick's luck began in 1989, when he won $2.5 million in the Wild Card Lotto. In 1997, he won about $68,000 in a Cash 5 drawing.
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January 3, 1992 | Associated Press
A lottery winner donated $100,000 to send food and medicine to Russia, saying he wanted to set an example for other baby boomers who grew up hating the Soviet Union. "I was a baby boomer born in 1947, raised with Roy Rogers, Howdy Doody, and air raid drills," said Ken Wayne. "They told us not to trust the Russians, that they were bad and we were good. "But all that's changed, and now all the baby boomers who went through this have a chance to help Russia get back on its feet."
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April 28, 1989 | From Associated Press
Fourteen winning tickets were picked in the state's record $115-million lottery jackpot, a computer analysis showed Thursday, and two winning tickets quickly were claimed by a group of Ohio factory workers and a Pennsylvania family. The big jackpot totaled $115,578,980.14, about 30 minutes after 14 workers from a Windham, Ohio, brick factory arrived to claim a share of it, said Jim Scroggins, lottery executive director. "I couldn't believe it. I still don't," said brick worker Butch Shavers, 38, of Warren, Ohio.
NEWS
September 3, 1993 | Associated Press
Pennsylvania canceled its Cash Explosion lottery game after less than a week when it discovered that Ohio holds the rights to the name. Stores were ordered to stop selling the tickets Monday, but winning tickets sold since the game's debut Aug. 24 will be honored, officials said.
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April 18, 1987 | Associated Press
Two groups of lottery players savored the joy of sharing Friday as they claimed a record $26-million jackpot in the Pennsylvania Super 7 game. "To have it split 49 ways and have 49 happy people, I like that," said Randy St. Clair, who bought tickets for a winning group of warehouse workers. Twenty-nine people who work at the Benjamin Franklin elementary school in Philadelphia and 20 workers at the Joseph Notarianni & Co.
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January 3, 1992 | Associated Press
A lottery winner donated $100,000 to send food and medicine to Russia, saying he wanted to set an example for other baby boomers who grew up hating the Soviet Union. "I was a baby boomer born in 1947, raised with Roy Rogers, Howdy Doody, and air raid drills," said Ken Wayne. "They told us not to trust the Russians, that they were bad and we were good. "But all that's changed, and now all the baby boomers who went through this have a chance to help Russia get back on its feet."
NEWS
May 3, 1989
Two couples checked in at Pennsylvania lottery headquarters to claim a share of a North American record jackpot of $115.5 million, leaving only one of the 14 winning tickets unaccounted for. The 12th and 13th ticket-holders included a naturalized American couple from China, Alex and Typin Mark of Wayne, a Philadelphia suburb. Also presenting a ticket from the April 26 drawing were Ray and Diane Novotny, both 46, of the Philadelphia suburb of Malvern. The remaining ticket-holder has until April 26, 1990, to claim a share of the prize.
NEWS
April 30, 1989 | From Associated Press
Six winning ticket holders for the $115.5-million jackpot still had not come forward when Super 7 officials closed their offices for the weekend. The missing numbers are worth $8.3 million each. Eight of 14 winning tickets from Wednesday's jackpot had been turned in.
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April 28, 1989 | From Associated Press
Fourteen winning tickets were picked in the state's record $115-million lottery jackpot, a computer analysis showed Thursday, and two winning tickets quickly were claimed by a group of Ohio factory workers and a Pennsylvania family. The big jackpot totaled $115,578,980.14, about 30 minutes after 14 workers from a Windham, Ohio, brick factory arrived to claim a share of it, said Jim Scroggins, lottery executive director. "I couldn't believe it. I still don't," said brick worker Butch Shavers, 38, of Warren, Ohio.
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October 15, 1987 | United Press International
Tickets for what could be North America's richest lottery were selling as fast as 19,140 a minute Wednesday, as dreamers waited in long lines for a shot at a $40 million-plus jackpot. "It's crazy, absolutely crazy," said Bill Jones, proprietor of Deacon's News, a lottery outlet in Scranton that was selling tickets to a steady stream of bettors. The winning numbers, drawn Wednesday night, were 6, 7, 10, 13, 19, 35, 55, 64, 65, 74 and 79. To win, a ticket must bear seven of the 11 numbers drawn.
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