Gambling

Dreamstime
February 12, 2018 - 9:40 pm
A Wichita man was charged Monday in federal court with operating illegal gambling businesses. Jack Oxler, 41, was charged with one count of operating an illegal poker gambling business and one count of operating an illegal sports betting business. If convicted, he faces up to five years in federal...
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Dreamstime
February 05, 2018 - 6:15 pm
A Wichita man pleaded guilty to not reporting hundreds of thousands of dollars from illegal bookmaking on his federal income taxes. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said Daniel Dreese, 65, of Wichita, pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of making false statements on income tax returns. He admitted...
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Dreamstime
January 27, 2018 - 7:38 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lottery officials say a Kansas man has claimed a $7.3 million Missouri Lotto jackpot. The lottery announced Friday that Charles Maybrier, of Kansas City, Kansas, bought the winning ticket for the Dec. 27 drawing at the Brooklyn Mart in Kansas City. Maybrier used...
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Dreamstime
January 07, 2018 - 2:37 am
One Powerball ticket sold in New Hampshire has matched all six numbers and will claim a $570 million grand prize. The winning numbers drawn Saturday night to claim the nation's seventh largest jackpot were 12-29-30-33-61 and Powerball 26. A Powerball winner may choose to receive the jackpot in 30...
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Dreamstime
August 20, 2017 - 9:09 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former lottery computer programmer who's pleaded guilty in Iowa to running a criminal scheme that allowed him to collect $2 million in lottery winnings in four states is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday. A state prosecutor is seeking a 25-year prison term for former Multi...
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Dreamstime
August 20, 2017 - 3:21 am
All of us here in Kansas will have to wait until sometime next week to perhaps quit our jobs because we're the country's newest millionaires. The numbers for the $541.9 million Powerball jackpot were drawn Saturday night -- but there was no winner. The jackpot now jumps to $650 million. Numbers...
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Dreamstime
August 19, 2017 - 2:25 am
Many people in Kansas love to play the lottery. Last fiscal year — July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 — Kansas spent more than $272 million dollars on lottery tickets! Prizes totaled nearly $150 million, according to Kansas Lottery spokeswoman Sally Lunsford. According to Kansas lottery reports,...
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Wichita Police Department
Ted Woodward
August 01, 2017 - 2:32 pm
The Wichita police department has been working on a gambling investigation for more than a year, seizing illegal gambling machines from multiple locations. Wichita police chief Gordon Ramsay says last Thursday, police served 14 search warrants, making four arrests, and seizing 284 gambling machines...
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