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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

N.D. gets Hot Lotto starting Thursday
North Dakota lottery players will have a second game to play starting Thursday, four months after the introduction of Powerball.It's called Hot Lotto, and state lottery officials say it's similar to Powerball.For a $1 ticket, Hot Lotto players have a shot at a $1 million jackpot. Players select five numbers from 1 to 39 and one number from 1 to 19 and have a one in 16 chance of winning.Winning tickets will be drawn on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Jackpot prizes will roll over to the next drawing if ...
Jun 23, 2004, 7:14 am - Lottery News forum

N.D. to add two new lottery games
North Dakota lottery players will have a second game to play come June 24, four months after the state introduced Powerball.The North Dakota Lottery has announced the arrival of Hot Lotto, a game lottery officials describe as similar to Powerball.For a $1 ticket, Hot Lotto players have a shot at a $1 million jackpot. Players select five numbers from 1 to 39 and one number from 1 to 19 and have a 1 in 16 chance of winning.Drawing dates will take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays and jackpot prize ...
Jun 7, 2004, 10:50 am - Lottery News forum

Mass. Lottery to replace Mass Millions with new game
Massachusetts Lottery officials are replacing Mass Millions with a game aimed at increasing the odds of winning.Cash WinFall tickets, which go on sale Sept. 13 at $2 each, will award thousands of lower-level prizes whenever the jackpot reaches $2 million. The odds of winning a prize would be one-in-six. The jackpot starts at $500,000.The unveiling of the new game coincides with the Lottery's celebration of the 30th birthday of the widely popular scratch ticket. We celebrate a Massachusetts suc ...
May 27, 2004, 7:34 am - Lottery News forum

S.C. lottery to hold $1 million second-chance drawing
The South Carolina Education Lottery will give away $1 million in a drawing of losing instant game tickets.Players can enter by collecting $20 worth of losing tickets marked with Carolina Millionaire Promotion across the top. Entrants have to fill out the back of at least one ticket and mail them in an envelope to the designated post office box listed on the back of each ticket.The Carolina Millionaire games launch May 4 and include the following instant tickets: Carolina Payout ($10), Cash Ex ...
May 5, 2004, 7:31 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa Lottery adds machines resembling slot machines at taverns
The Iowa Lottery will begin distributing 4,000 video pull-tab machines which resemble slot machines to taverns and fraternal clubs in the next few weeks.Iowa Lottery Chief Executive Edward Stanek said Monday the machines are projected to help the lottery make an additional $20 million in annual profit.The new machines will charge $1 per play. The top prize is $300.Players insert money into the equipment as with any other vending machine. After the ticket is dispensed, the video monitor displays ...
Apr 27, 2004, 8:16 am - Lottery News forum

Ohio Lottery Seeking Input on New Lottery Game
The Ohio Lottery posted the details of two possible replacements for the Super Lotto Plus game, and is asking readers for their opinion.Details presented for each game include:The size of the number poolPrice of each ticketNumber of plays per ticketJackpot starting size and payment optionsEstimated number of winners per drawNumber of draws per weekPrize matrix with oddsOne game concept appears to be similar to the Pennsylvania Lottery's Match 6 game, while the other game concept is a more tradit ...
Apr 9, 2004, 4:25 am - Lottery News forum