Georgia Online Lottery Approved

ATLANTA (AJC/ WAOK) – State lottery officials approved an online ticketing system Thursday, with sales to the public expected to begin as soon as November. The lottery expansion is projected to increase the Georgia Lottery’s […]


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Illegal Immigrant Allowed To Collect Winning $750,000 Lottery Ticket

An illegal immigrant from Guatemala will be able to collect $750,000 he won from a lottery ticket he purchased in 2010.


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Governor Says No To Casinos

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC)-Gov. Nathan Deal has decided to say not to casino-style gambling in Georgia. According to the AJC, a statement from the governor’s office came Thursday after the newspaper reported about a Georgia Lottery Corp. study […]


Danny Glover at Spelman College Commencement

New Loan for College Students

ATLANTA (WAOK) – Starting Monday, Georgia students can apply for a low interest loan designed to serve as a “gap-stop” for those who need extra help affording college.  But, the program is no money tree. […]



Powertalk Wrap Up! Hope Scholarship Cuts!

The South side buys the lottery tickets, and the North side benefits. How should the Community respond to the proposed Hope Scholarship cuts? Listen to Powertalk 6-9a.m. on News and Talk 1380 WAOK