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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

Tennessee Lottery to launch Powerball on April 19
Powerball is rolling into Tennessee in just 12 days, the Tennessee Lottery announced Tuesday.The multi-state lotto game, which will launch on April 19, gives players a chance to win one of nine different cash prizes, including a multimillion-dollar jackpot.Powerball is a proven favorite of Tennesseans who have been anticipating its arrival since a lottery was created in the state, said Rebecca Paul, CEO and president of the Tennessee Lottery.Powerball will be an excellent enhancement to our curr ...
Apr 7, 2004, 3:19 am - Lottery News forum

War Dampens Indiana's Hope of International Lottery
Indiana's hopes of joining an international lottery -- boasting prizes as big as $500 million -- have become a casualty of war.Indiana was one of about 30 states and several foreign nations jockeying to organize the international game, which was expected to begin this year with one drawing each week.But talks of the game have stalled because several European nations have withdrawn, citing concerns about U.S. involvement in the Iraq war, Hoosier Lottery Director Jack Ross said. They felt they cou ...
Apr 6, 2004, 4:00 am - Lottery News forum

Governor Proposes Powerball for Maine
Saturdays Megabucks jackpot was $1.6 million. Soon jackpots will dwarf that if Maine joins the 24-state Powerball lottery game as proposed by Gov. John Baldacci.Stephanie Brown, assistant manager at Victor News on Park Street, cant wait. The jackpot for Wednesdays Powerball drawing is $79 million.We have many, many, many people who drive all the way to New Hampshire to buy Powerball tickets, Brown said. Youll hear some say, Do you want me to get you tickets? That bothers her. Were losing suppor ...
Mar 8, 2004, 4:56 am - Lottery News forum