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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

Players win $56,330 in first Tenn. Cash 3 drawing
Yellow balls spun in a clear acrylic container and spit out the three winning numbers -- 5-6-6 -- that netted players a total of $56,330 as the Tennessee Lottery debuted its Cash 3 game Monday night.About 500,000 people played the first Tennessee game where they could choose their own numbers, which was enough to please lottery chief executive Rebecca Paul. I'm real comfortable with this, she said with a glass of wine in her hand as she stood among a crowd of about 50 lottery officials, televis ...
Mar 2, 2004, 5:53 am - Lottery News forum

Luck, Be a Lady, Madame, and Senora
Inspired by American lotteries like Mega Millions, outfits in Spain, Britain, and France have joined forces to woo European bettorsViviane Leconte isn't one to bet on the ponies -- too complicated to be much fun, in her view. But two weeks ago, Leconte, a 58-year-old receptionist in Paris, finally found her gambling Valhalla with the launch of Euro Millions, the first pan-European lottery, and won $400 on her first try. It's so easy, she beams.After more than a decade of research, three nation ...
Mar 1, 2004, 4:21 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Cash 3 lottery game starts today
Phillip Caple won't even have to think about which numbers he will play today when the Tennessee Lottery debuts its first pingpong ball drawing game, Cash 3.His list goes back to the day he was born.The retired Brentwood obstetrician plans to use combinations of his birthdate - Dec. 8, 1948 - along with those of his wife and three children for the first several tickets he buys. Hope springs eternal,'' Caple said last week after redeeming $23 in winning scratchoff tickets at a Mapco convenience s ...
Mar 1, 2004, 4:09 am - Lottery News forum

Euro Millions Launches Tonight
The first draw of a new European multi-country lottery game which offers jackpots of up to 50m takes place tonight.Tickets for the Euro Millions game have been on sale in the UK, Spain and France for the first draw which takes place in Paris tonight.The jackpot is thought to be in the region of 10m, although organizers say this will grow as time goes on.Players choose five numbers from a list of one to 50, then two numbers from one to nine from a Lucky Star panel on the play slip.It will initi ...
Feb 13, 2004, 8:21 am - Lottery News forum

EuroMillions lottery launches; jackpots 'may top £50m'
A new European lottery with a possible jackpot of 50 million or more has been launched.EuroMillions will link the UK's National Lottery to equivalent games in France and Spain.The tickets will go on sale in the UK on Saturday February 7, priced 1.50, for the first draw on Friday February 13. Camelot, operator of the National Lottery, estimate the first jackpot will be 10 million, rising to an average of around 14 million. With rollovers, the big prize could reach 50 million or more, the com ...
Feb 5, 2004, 6:18 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Adds Four New Scratch Games
The Tennessee Lottery will add more instant games to its repertoire this weekend, giving players four more choices of games to play and more ways to win, officials said.The colorful tickets, which contain fields of play that players must scratch in order to win, will offer prizes ranging from a free ticket to $1 million. Due to the tremendous amount of interest during our first 10 days, we're answering the demands of retailers and players by introducing four new games a few days ahead of sched ...
Jan 30, 2004, 2:45 pm - Lottery News forum

Tenn. will launch Cash 3 within 60 days
Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation CEO Rebecca Paul announced Monday the first online game called Cash 3 would be up and running within 60 days.Playing Cash 3, gamblers pick three numbers and if they match the numbers drawn can win up to $500.Cash 3 drawings will be televised daily. Paul said three ball machines would be used to find the winning combination. Each machine holds 10 balls numbered from 0-9 and someone will draw the final three numbers.The lottery corporation sent out requests ...
Jan 27, 2004, 5:59 am - Lottery News forum

Florida Mega Money game getting "way more mega"
The Florida Lottery announced today that beginning January 28, the Mega Money game is getting way more mega. The first drawing for the new game will be held Friday, January 30, 11:15 p.m. EST. I am pleased to announce exciting changes to the new Mega Money game, Florida Lottery Secretary Rebecca Dirden Mattingly said. We listened to our players in redesigning the game. They told us they wanted more ways to win and bigger prizes and we have given it to them. Top annuity prizes for the new Me ...
Jan 23, 2004, 8:47 am - Lottery News forum

Mass. Lottery games to merge, jackpots to increase
Lottery Director also announces expansion of Mega Millions into new stateThe executive director of the Massachusetts Lottery said offering games with larger jackpots will attract more players, increasing revenues for cities and towns while diminishing demand for casino gambling.Joseph C. Sullivan said Wednesday that the lottery plans to consolidate MassMillions and Megabucks, both Massachusetts-based games, into one game with bigger jackpots, in an attempt to attract more players.The lottery als ...
Jan 16, 2004, 5:57 am - Lottery News forum