Idaho Lottery's $1 million raffle almost sold out
The Idaho $1,000,000 Raffle is 90 percent sold out, meaning there are about 25,000 of the $10 tickets still available.
As fewer and fewer Raffle tickets remain, the speed at which players are purchasing them is definitely increasing, said Jeff Anderson, the Idaho Lottery director, in a prepared statement. There may not be any left in the next day or two.
Only 250,000 tickets were available for purchase when the game began on October 31, representing a one in 250,000 chance at winning the ...
Dec 21, 2009, 10:48 am - Lottery News forum
Idaho Lottery Commission approves Mega Millions
Tickets to go on sale in Jan. 2010
Idahoans may soon get the chance to play another multi-million dollar jackpot game.
The Idaho State Lottery Commission announced Tuesday that Mega Millions, the nation's other big jackpot, multi-state draw game could start selling tickets in Idaho early as Jan. 31, 2010.
The five-member Lottery Commission unanimously approved offering Mega Millions with Megaplier tickets in Idaho.
Powerball with PowerPlay, Idaho's other big jackpot game, will also c ...
Nov 17, 2009, 9:29 pm - Lottery News forum
Idaho Lottery raffle made a millionaire tonight
Idaho Lottery conducts first USA holiday raffle drawing of 2008
The Idaho Lottery conducted its $1,000,000 Raffle drawing Tuesday evening, and created one instant millionaire.
The winning numbers are available Lottery Post's Idaho Lottery Results page (www.lotterypost.com/results/id).
In addition to the $1 million top prize, there will be four winners of $15,000, 500 winners of $300, and 150 winners of $100. All prizes are lump-sum cash payments.
A total of 250,000 tickets were avail ...
Dec 31, 2008, 1:12 am - Lottery News forum
Fortune cookie prophecy comes true for lottery winners
Cookie credited with positive message, not winning numbers
Two Nampa men will split a $600,000 Powerball prize, and they credit a fortune cookie for their good fortune.
John Garcia and Eddie Dietrich bought their winning ticket at the Maverik Store at 2516 W. Karcher Road in Nampa.
Idaho Lottery officials say the winning ticket was for last Wednesday's Powerball draw. It matched five numbers, but not the Powerball and was worth $200,000, but since they paid an extra dollar for the Powe ...
Mar 10, 2008, 4:50 pm - Lottery News forum
New Year's Eve lottery raffles from around the USA
In addition to celebrating the new year last night, lottery players from around the United States were checking their raffle tickets to see if they would start 2008 as a new millionaire.
Raffle-style lottery drawings were held in several states, including Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, and Virginia. (Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania drew their raffles a couple days ago.)
Jan 1, 2008, 10:25 am - Lottery News forum
Visiting guest helps family win $200,000
For the Cremer family of Nampa, Idaho, this Thanksgiving was one to remember, thanks to a visiting brother-in-law who got them to go in on buying a Powerball ticket.
Greg Cremer and his wife and brother-in-law Paul Moore won $200,000 on a winning Powerball ticket. Moore was visiting from San Diego for a family Thanksgiving.
The Cremers usually don't play Powerball, but every time Moore visits he gets them to go in on tickets. They purchased a $10 Quickpick at the Gem Stop on Midland Boule ...
Nov 27, 2007, 9:14 am - Lottery News forum
Idaho woman hits fifth lottery jackpot in five years
Some people dream of winning the Lottery at least once. But for one Caldwell, Idaho, woman, winning the Lottery over the past five years has become common place.
Anna Pearl Rowell could be considered the luckiest Lottery Lady of all time.
Rowell claimed her $110,000 winning Wild Card check Friday morning from the Idaho Lottery and then retired from her position as the office manager for the Canyon County Assessor's Office.
Rowell became the third Wild Card jackpot winner from Idaho in ...
Nov 16, 2007, 5:17 pm - Lottery News forum
Four contenders will vie for winning lottery ticket in court
And the winner is ...
Confusion over who purchased what ticket and when has three people maybe four and one corporation claiming ownership of Saturday's $1 million winning lottery ticket.
With the winner still in question, The Idaho State Lottery announced Thursday, it has turned the case over to the courts to determine who gets the dough.
Right now, the four main contenders for what would be $672,000 after taxes are: Michelle McCollough of Boise, a clerk at the Mav ...
Mar 17, 2007, 12:51 am - Lottery News forum
Ownership of $1M winning lottery ticket in question
The $1 million winning ticket from Saturday night's draw was presented to Idaho Lottery officials for payment Tuesday, but the prize has not been paid out yet.
Lottery officials authenticated the ticket as being the winner and are in possession of the ticket. However, the ownership of the ticket is still in question.
We are working toward a swift conclusion regarding this matter, said Jeff Anderson, Idaho Lottery Director. We will have a resolution by the end of the week.
Mar 15, 2007, 12:03 pm - Lottery News forum
Idaho Lottery to pay state a record $33 million
Idaho Lottery officials say school districts and public buildings hit a record jackpot this year with $33 million in profits from ticket sales.
The dividend announced today is split evenly between Idaho's public schools and the state's Permanent Building Fund. It's the third straight year of record-setting dividends for the state-sanctioned gambling program.
Sales during the fiscal year that ends Friday were $131 million, up 16 percent from last year.
The biggest money maker for the Id ...
Jun 29, 2006, 1:24 pm - Lottery News forum