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Mass. Lottery rolls out new game
CASH Winfall To Replace 17-Year-Old Mass Millions GameIt's out with the old and in with the new at the Massachusetts Lottery.The lottery retired the 17-year-old Mass Millions game after Thursday night's drawing. Mass Millions will be replaced by the new $2 CASH WinFall game, which will be drawn Monday and Thursday nights.Over the course of its life, Mass Millions earned the lottery $1 billion, of which $543 million went to cities and towns. However sales of the tickets have been going down.Lot ...
Sep 10, 2004, 1:43 pm - Lottery News forum

Mass. Lottery to host 'retirement party' for Mass Millions game
Treasurer Tim Cahill and Massachusetts State Lottery Director Joe Sullivan will mark the last drawing of the Lottery's Mass Millions game by throwing a retirement party for the game and by unveiling the Lottery's new numbers game.After 17 years, and over 1,000 drawings, Mass Millions is being retired. The game has paid out $898 million in jackpots, and has provided millions of dollars to the Commonwealth during its run.Unfortunately for the public, the Massacusetts Lottery invited only the ne ...
Sep 8, 2004, 2:13 pm - Lottery News forum

Michigan Lottery to start new lottery game
Michigan Lottery players will have a chance at a daily jackpot of at least $100,000 with Fantasy 5, a new daily game that debuts on September 12.With Fantasy 5, players select five numbers from a field of 39. A match of all five numbers wins the jackpot, which will start at $100,000. If there is no winner, the jackpot grows by $5,000 per day until it is won. Average jackpots are expected to be $155,000.In addition to the jackpot, players who match four numbers are guaranteed $100; three numbe ...
Sep 2, 2004, 7:58 am - Lottery News forum

Kentucky Lottery rolls out new game
A kid's game - tic tac toe - is the Kentucky Lottery's newest online offering.Tic Tac Cash debuted Monday, the first game of its kind nationally, lottery officials said. It offers a $25,000 top prize.Concepts for other online games are on the drawing board as the lottery tries to recoup millions being lost across the border to the new state lottery in Tennessee.Kentucky Lottery President and CEO Arch Gleason said the goal is to keep our games fresh and fun. He said Tic Tac Cash fits that descr ...
Sep 1, 2004, 7:51 am - Lottery News forum

Michigan Lottery dropping Roll Down, adding Fantasy 5
The Michigan Lottery says it is dropping the Roll Down game Sept. 11 and adding Fantasy 5, a game in which players try to match five numbers from one to 39.Fantasy 5 will have a guaranteed first prize of $100,000. It starts Sept. 12.The jackpot will grow until someone wins it, said Michigan Lottery Commissioner Gary Peters. We expect the average jackpot to be about $155,000, Peters told The Detroit News. We call it our mini-lotto. Peters said Roll Down, like many lottery games, lost popularity ...
Aug 23, 2004, 7:29 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee unveils new lottery game
The Tennessee Lottery Monday unveiled its newest computerized game, Lotto 5, set to launch August 29.Prizes will be paid in cash, and the top prize will likely range from the tens of thousands to more than one-hundred thousand dollars.Until ticket sales begin, its difficult to predict what the prize amounts will be, said Rebecca Paul, CEO and president of the Tennessee Lottery. However, weve heard from so many players who are looking forward to this type of game, so we can safely say Lotto 5 wil ...
Aug 17, 2004, 8:22 am - Lottery News forum

UK National Lottery has new rival
A rival national draw that promises to make competitors millionaires and to take the lottery out of donating money to charity was today dismissed as a threat by Lotto operator Camelot.The new game, Chariotlottery, is due to launch in October and will allow players to choose which good causes benefit from an estimated weekly fund of 600,000.It has already won backing from City businessman who believe that the game could tap into supposed disillusionment with National Lottery grants awarded to mi ...
Aug 3, 2004, 8:57 am - Lottery News forum

Powerball lottery tickets go on sale in Maine
Eric Moody used to go to New Hampshire to buy Powerball lottery tickets. Now he goes to his neighborhood store.On Friday, Moody was among the first people to buy Powerball tickets at Joe s Smoke Shop when they went on sale in Maine for the first time. Moody, 52, knows the odds of winning the jackpot are 120 million to 1, but he likes the huge payouts -- which can be 100 times higher, or even more, than the Tri-State Megabucks lottery. Set for life, right? The jackpot is $54 million this weekend, ...
Aug 2, 2004, 9:55 am - Lottery News forum

Maine gears up for Powerball
Powerball tickets go on sale in Maine on FridayBarbara Lawrence works the pizza and sandwich counter at the Randolph Takeout, a convenience store with just about everything -- cold beer, graham cracker pie crusts, breath mints for the dog, blood worms and, yes, lottery tickets.Lawrence and her customers have been talking for weeks about the next big item for sale -- Powerball lottery tickets. I've already told everybody that I'll be the first winner from Maine, said Lawrence, 57, who's worked a ...
Jul 26, 2004, 8:42 am - Lottery News forum

Missouri Lottery expands games to twice a day
The Missouri Lottery's daily games will expand from one to two drawings a day later this month, officials said Friday.Gary Gonder, the lottery's spokesman, said the Pick 3, Pick 4 and Show Me 5 games will have a mid-day drawing in addition to the evening drawing, starting July 26. As a customer convenience, we're adding the mid-day draw, he said.Gonder said 21 other states already offer mid-day drawings, including neighboring Iowa and Illinois, and Missouri is catching up. Prices to play the va ...
Jul 10, 2004, 3:37 am - Lottery News forum