Arkansas Lottery marks 5th anniversary
With over 150,000 Arkansas students awarded almost half a billion dollars in lottery-funded Academic Challenge Scholarships, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery is celebrating five full years of big wins and big opportunities as an engine for higher education and an educated, higher-earning workforce.
Before that first ticket was bought at 12:01 a.m. on September 28, 2009, we could only guess at what this lottery could do for our state, Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Director Bishop Woosley said. ...
Oct 7, 2014, 9:25 am - - Lottery News forum
Arkansas Lottery recoups $1M in unpaid taxes, child support
In its five years of operation, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery has raised nearly a half-billion dollars in scholarships to help 135,000 Arkansas students attend in-state public and private colleges and universities. But thanks to an often-forgotten provision of the Arkansas Code, the Lottery has also benefited state operations by recouping nearly $1 million in unpaid taxes and child support payments.
The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Act of 2009 requires the Lottery to cooperate in identifyi ...
Sep 3, 2014, 8:37 am - - Lottery News forum
Kentucky Lottery finally able to advertise where the money goes
I read last year ( in the Lexington , Kentucky Herald Leader Newspaper ) where the scholarship money
was way down back then from what it used to be
I posted about that in another Ky. article in the New forum back then
But at least they finally are gonna release the info ( that they should have released years ago )
Aug 27, 2014, 2:37 pm - - Lottery News forum
Georgia: 7/1 - 7/31/2014
Nice HB! I was stuck on the 7's you posted yesterday so good thing I didn't play. I would have given Debbie more money. I am all for the HOPE scholarship...but would rather not contribute any more than I will anyways!
Jul 13, 2014, 1:54 pm - - Pick 3 forum
Keno opens a new fight over Arkansas lottery
The Arkansas Lottery Commission this year approved launching keno, a bingo-style game that would have draws every six minutes, which players would track on monitors. The lottery projected it would sell $12.5 million worth of tickets for the monitor games, which would create $3.8 million in revenue for college scholarships.
Had the Arkansas legislators read the LP news story about the Kentucky lottery's Keno game having more than expected ticket sales (about $500,000 more than estimated), they ...
Jul 9, 2014, 12:56 am - - Lottery News forum
Georgia Lottery Scratch Offs
Maximum Fortune is trash. The most I have ever gotten was $50. I played about 15 tickets in a row once and there was only a $20 winner. I am on day 2 of not playing and it feels good. The GA lottery is draining its players now to increase funds in the Hope Scholarship. It was no surprise they came out with a $30 ticket. They are going to make billions
Mar 28, 2014, 7:44 pm - - Instant ("Scratch-Off") Games forum
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