Tag Archives: Iowa lottery
- Multi-State Lottery fraudster Eddie Tipton finally admits his guilt
June 30, 2017
The leader of a conspiracy that netted millions of dollars by fixing lottery drawings in multiple US states has admitted his guilt for the first time. On Thursday, Eddie Tipton, a former computer information security director for the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL), appeared in an Iowa court to plead guilty...
- Iowa judge greenlights winner’s lawsuit in lottery-fixing case
October 14, 2016
The lonely and arduous legal battle for the correct lottery jackpot winnings continues for an Iowa resident after an Iowa District Court Judge took cognizance of his case against the state lottery and the Multi-State Lottery Association (MSLA) in connection with the 2010 lottery-fixing scandal. District Court Judge Karen Romano...
- US lottery industry under fire as evidence mounts of multi-state jackpot scam
December 19, 2015
The US lottery industry fears a crisis of consumer confidence as investigations continue into the fraudulent awarding of multiple jackpots in multiple states. In September, Eddie Ray Tipton was sentenced to 10 years in prison for rigging a Multi State Lottery Association (MUSL) computer to produce a set of pre-programmed...
- Iowa Lottery boss says online lotteries “socially acceptable:’ Minnesota online lottery has three weeks to live
April 24, 2015
The CEO of the Iowa Lottery says the business faces a lot of red ink unless it starts selling tickets online. Iowa Lottery boss Terry Rich appeared before the state’s House Government Oversight Committee on Thursday to discuss the Lottery’s future. Rich told legislators that the 2011 Department of Justice...
- Former lottery security official’s fraud trial delayed
April 14, 2015
The trial of a former lottery exec accused of rigging a multi-million dollar Iowa Lottery jackpot has been delayed. Eddie Ray Tipton (pictured), a former director of information security for the Multi State Lottery Association, was arrested in January. The 51-year-old Tipton is facing two counts of fraud for allegedly...
- Illinois Lottery cancels Northstar contract seven years ahead of schedule
August 15, 2014
The CEO of the Iowa state lottery has become the latest to suggest that the future lies in online sales. On Monday, Terry Rich told the Gazette that lottery players wanted “to have that convenience, and that desire or convenience factor continues to increase.” Rich said this desire was most...
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