TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD: Lottery winner’s ticket mix-up turns into a cash windfall

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD: Lottery winner’s ticket mix-up turns into a cash windfall

We’ve all been there… winning $5 on a scratch ticket and hoping that when you cash it in it’s actually for $5 million and you just read it wrong. Well something similar happened to this one Seattle couple recently. They bought a lottery ticket and thought they won $360. But when they went to cash it,…

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Who invented the lottery?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Who invented the lottery?

With everyone talking about the historic Mega Millions jackpot (now at $1.02 billion for Friday btw) seems like a good time to look back and see just where the lotto started. For thousands of year people have experimented with raffles, prizes and all kinds of games or contests, but the first documented official lottery was…