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Biggest lottery game ever in the works?
Editor's Note: Lottery Post first reported details of the new national game under consideration nine months ago (Lottery leaders convene in D.C. to discuss future of games, Lottery Post, Apr. 26, 2012). It seems the rest of the media is finally catching up. The folks behind the nation's two biggest lotteries continue to dream of creating an even bigger game. The idea was widely reported a few years ago, when states got the OK to start selling both Mega Millions and Powerball. If we dev ...
Jan 25, 2013, 10:34 pm - Lottery News forum

Delaware Lottery adds Keno to lineup
Delaware's latest effort to squeeze state revenues out of an increasingly competitive regional gambling market launched Tuesday with the activation of Keno instant lottery terminals at 81 bars, restaurants and other private businesses. The state expects the new game to bring in $1 million by June 30, a small slice of the $238 million forecasters estimate will be generated by all other forms of legal gambling in the state this fiscal year. The Keno figure is down from the $1.6 million in st ...
Jan 23, 2013, 7:55 am - Lottery News forum

New Fla. Lottery raffle to make a millionaire every week
By Nick Sortal A guaranteed millionaire every week, a decent holiday present and a chance to have a very happy New Year's Eve. Florida Lottery officials are betting that a new seven-week raffle series will attract players excited by at least one of those three facets of their new game, called 25th Anniversary Millionaire. The first drawing is Monday. As opposed to lottery-type games, such as Powerball and the Florida Lotto which may or may not produce a winner after a drawing a raffle c ...
Nov 19, 2012, 12:07 pm - Lottery News forum

Arizona Lottery launches new game
Weekly Winnings replaces outgoing Ca$h 4 game By Todd Northrop The Arizona Lottery announced a new draw game called Weekly Winnings, which launches Saunday, Sept. 23, and offers a top prize of $1,000 per week for an entire year, taxes paid. Weekly Winnings has a prize structure unlike any other draw game currently being offered. With each ticket, players will have the chance to win up to six times. A top prize winner can select a payout of $1,000 per week for a year or a lump sum payme ...
Sep 23, 2012, 8:58 am - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery launching a new game Sunday
Includes video report The Illinois Lottery is launching a new game this weekend. The new game, called My3, will go on sale Sunday. According to lottery officials, the game is not replacing Pick 3. The My3 game will allow players to pick their favorite numbers without the need to specify what type of wager is being made. The prize levels for My3 are also different than Pick 3. There are two daily My3 drawings. Players must match all three numbers in exact order to win $200. Lesser ...
Sep 8, 2012, 4:39 pm - Lottery News forum

New Arkansas Lottery jackpot game kicks off today
By Todd Northrop Starting today, Arkansas Lottery players can play the state's new Natural State Jackpot game, featuring a rolling jackpot that starts at a minimum of $25,000. Lottery officials estimate the average jackpot will be more than $150,000. The Arkansas-only jackpot game was created in response to player request, with dozens of calls to Lottery headquarters asking for a lotto-style game exclusive to Arkansas players. Tickets for the new game went on sale this morning at 12 ...
Aug 27, 2012, 8:02 am - Lottery News forum

Texas Lottery launches new scratch game to celebrate 20 year anniversary
Today, the Texas Lottery launched its new 20th Anniversary scratch-off game to commemorate the lottery's two decades of generating revenue for the state of Texas. With more than $21.5 million in prizes, the 20th Anniversary game features nine top prizes of $250,000 and more than 100 second-tier prizes of $1,000. Odds of winning any prize in the new game are one in 3.52, including break-even prizes. We continually strive to incorporate innovation into our products to provide Texans with th ...
May 14, 2012, 12:16 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery leaders convene in D.C. to discuss future of games
La Fleur's annual symposium draws hundreds of lottery personnel, vendors By Todd Northrop This week leaders from nearly every U.S. and Canadian lottery met in Washington, D.C. at the annual La Fleur's Lottery Symposium to discuss the future of government lotteries, especially with regard to Internet sales and play. Emboldened by a U.S. Department of Justice opinion issued in Dec. of last year clarifying that the Wire Act only has bearing on sports wagering, state lotteries have immediat ...
Apr 26, 2012, 3:40 pm - Lottery News forum

Texas Lottery approves new game to start in fall
'All or Nothing' will be drawn four times a day UPDATED: ticket price, drawing type, prize table By Todd Northrop The three-member Texas Lottery Commission (TLC) unanimously voted to approve the new All or Nothing game. All or Nothing, scheduled to begin in the fall of 2012, will give lottery players the chance to win up to $250,000 by picking 12 of the 24 numbers drawn or none of the numbers drawn. The object of the game is to either select as many or as few numbers that match th ...
Apr 2, 2012, 8:25 pm - Lottery News forum

New England states start new lottery game Thursday
Updated Mar. 13, 2012, 11:12 am: New game replaces Weekly Grand Extra. By Todd Northrop For the first time ever, the six New England states will jointly run a multi-state lottery game, starting this week. The new Lucky for Life regional draw game begins this Thursday, March 15 for the six following states: Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massechusetts, and Rhode Island. Ticket sales for the new game started Sunday. For Connecticut, the new Lucky for Life replaces a simila ...
Mar 13, 2012, 9:00 am - Lottery News forum