Numbers game
Numbers game, also known as the numbers racket, the policy racket, the policy game, the Italian lottery, or the nigger pool. It is an illegal lottery played mostly in poor neighborhoods in the United ...
Struggling Mom Wins The Lottery And Donates $700,000 To Her Pastor, But He Sues Her For More Money
Most of us have dreamed of winning the lottery one day, I know I’ve done it a couple of times. We all dream of the things we’d do with our winnings. Pay off the mortgage, get a dog, buy some nice clot...
Powerball Jackpot Hits $1.5 Billion: Here's How To Stay Anonymous If You Win
So you didn't win Saturday night's Powerball jackpot. But the good news is, nobody else did either, bringing the grand prize to a record-breaking $1.5 billion, giving the winner the option of taking a...
Here's What to Do If You Actually Win the Powerball
If you win actually win the Powerball, here are a few tips.
Lottery jackpot-fixing investigation expands nationwide in wake of official's fraud conviction in Iowa
The allegations read like a movie plot: a lottery industry insider installs an undetectable software program in the computers that pick winning numbers so he can know them in advance. He enlists accom...
Lottery security head accused of scam to claim $16.5 million prize
Eddie Tipton, former director of information security for Multi-State Lottery Association, prepares to face fraud charges in an upcoming trial. Investigators say he orchestrated a high-tech scam to cl...
US lottery security boss charged with fixing draw
The former security boss of a US lottery is charged with fraud after allegedly hacking the computer that picks the winning numbers.
Lottery
A lottery is a form of gambling which involves the drawing of lots for a prize. Lotteries are outlawed by some governments, while others endorse it to the extent of organizing a national or state lott...
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Struggling Mom Wins The Lottery And Donates $700,000 To Her Pastor, But He Sues Her For More Money
Most of us have dreamed of winning the lottery one day, I know I’ve done it a couple of times. We all dream of the things we’d do with our winnings. Pay off the mortgage, get a dog, buy some nice clot...
James Joseph Hines
James Joseph Hines (December 18, 1876 – March 26, 1957) was a Democratic Party politician and one of the most powerful leaders of Tammany Hall in New York City.
In his early years, Hines act...
Dutch Schultz
Dutch Schultz (born Arthur Flegenheimer; August 6, 1902 – October 24, 1935) was a New York City-area German Jewish-American mobster of the 1920s and 1930s who made his fortune in organi...
Dutch Schultz - Wikipedia
Albert J. Adams
Albert J. Adams (1845 – October 1, 1906) was known as The Policy King and the Meanest Man in New York. He ran the numbers game in New York City from around 1890 to around 1905.
He was born i...
Frank Palumbo
Frank Palumbo was a restaurateur, local celebrity, humanitarian and power broker in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.He is best known as the owner of Palumbo’s, an entertainment complex in South Philadelphi...
Joseph Vincent Moriarty
Joseph Vincent Moriarty (June 1910 – February 26, 1979), also known as Newsboy Moriarty, was an Irish American mobster in Hudson County, New Jersey who controlled the numbers game.
He was bo...
Joseph Vincent Moriarty - Wikipedia
Stephanie St. Clair
Stephanie St. Clair (1886–1969) was a female gang leader who ran numerous criminal enterprises in Harlem, New York in the early part of the 20th century. St. Clair resisted the interests of the ...
Stephanie St. Clair - Wikipedia
Casper Holstein
Casper Holstein (December 7, 1876 – April 5, 1944) was a prominent New York mobster involved in the Harlem "numbers rackets" during the Harlem Renaissance. He, along with his occasional rival St...
Jueteng
Jueteng (pronounced hwe-teng) is an illegal numbers game played in the Philippines. Jueteng originated from China and means "flower" (jue) and "bet" (teng). Although illegal, it is a widely popular g...
Anthony Salerno
Anthony "Fat Tony" Salerno (August 15, 1911 – July 27, 1992) was a New York mobster who served as front boss of the Genovese crime family from 1981 until his conviction in 1986. Usually seen wea...
Zachariah Simmons
Zachariah Simmons was an underworld figure involved in running policy games in New York during the late 19th century. Supported by the Tweed Ring, he took over the policy rackets from Reuben Parsons a...
The Association for Legalizing American Lotteries
The Association for Legalizing American Lotteries was an illegal lottery disguised as an organization in 1936.