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New Jersey Lottery increasing Jersey Cash 5 ticket price
Bullseye feature now included automatically on every ticket By Kate Northrop The New Jersey Lottery announced today that the price of a Jersey Cash 5 ticket will increase from $1 to $2 and that every ticket will automatically include the Bullseye add-on option. New Jersey Cash 5 tickets are getting a bump in ticket price starting next month, the Lottery revealed in a press release today. Starting July 1, 2024, ticket prices for the in-state daily progressive jackpot game will inc
Jun 27, 2024, 7:06 pm - Todd - Lottery News

Lottery ticket sold in Illinois wins $560 million Mega Millions jackpot
Winning ticket purchased online By Todd Northrop After a run of 19 drawings without a jackpot winner, the 20th drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery game produced a single $560 million winner last night when one ticket sold in Illinois matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball. The winner will now have to choose between being paid $560 million in 30 annually-increasing payments over 29 years or the lump-sum estimated cash value of $264 million. According to USA Mega
Jun 5, 2024, 9:36 am - Todd - Lottery News

Nebraska Lottery will join Lotto America in May
Multi-state game to be offered in yet another state By Kate Northrop The Nebraska Lottery officially announced today that it will begin offering tickets for the multi-state game Lotto America. The Mississippi Lottery is not the only state lottery to recently announce its decision to join the multi-state game . Just today, the Nebraska Lottery revealed that it will start offering the game, too. In addition to Mega Millions and Powerball, Nebraska lottery players will soon have ano
Apr 21, 2024, 8:14 am - Todd - Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery to begin offering Lotto America
Third multi-state game to be offered in the state By Kate Northrop The Mississippi Lottery officially announced today that it will expand its repertoire to begin offering tickets for the multi-state game Lotto America. Mississippi lottery players will soon have another multi-state draw game to play in addition to Mega Millions and Powerball, with Lotto America launching locally next month. Lotto America is currently offered by 13 other U.S. lotteries. Mississippi will bump up tha
Apr 15, 2024, 4:15 pm - Todd - Lottery News

Arkansas Lottery Natural State Jackpot to move to daily drawings
Change to increases will also mean bigger, faster-growing jackpots, Lottery says By Kate Northrop The Arkansas Lottery announced today that it will change the draw format of the Natural State Jackpot (NSJ) game to daily drawings, starting this month. The Natural State Jackpot lottery game, which is local to the state of Arkansas, will change from having six drawings a week to seven in a new daily draw format. Starting Sun., April 21, 2024 at 8:00 pm Central Time, the local draw g
Apr 12, 2024, 3:15 pm - Todd - Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery passes $2 billion in gross sales
Played their lottery in Biloxi finally. Noticed they just added Double play to Powerball. A letter was mailed to them to compliment on them getting a lottery because they did not rush into it and memory says they thoroughly researched other lotteries before starting. Mentioned before, I think about WDRB interviewing me a year ago November regarding sports betting in Kentucky. I don't do that but mentioned folks will just go to neighboring states to bet. It did not pass, then suddenly it went
Jan 18, 2024, 5:40 pm - Bleudog101 - Lottery News

Canadian man will never work again after winning $66 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot
Winner splurges on new cars, eyes up new home, and tells boss to kick rocks Includes video report By Kate Northrop A Canadian man declared that he will never work again after scooping a $66 million (US$48.4 million) Lotto 6/49 Gold Ball jackpot, the largest Lotto 6/49 prize ever won in Western Canada. Upon claiming his record-breaking $66 million Lotto 6/49 Gold Ball jackpot, one Canadian lottery player has announced that he is retiring for good and looks forward to enjoying life
Jul 10, 2024, 8:07 am - Todd - Lottery News

UPDATE: Proposed changes to Mega Millions game will raise ticket price to $5
Montana Lottery reveals game modifications that could come as soon as 2025 UPDATE Watch Lottery Post's exclusive video report UPDATE 2 New information from Montana Lottery Includes video report By Kate Northrop Note: One state lottery indicated that these amendments to the game are in progress of undergoing final review, but we are attempting to confirm it with a second source. State lotteries may not yet be ready to officially announce the following changes, and it is unco
Jun 13, 2024, 5:14 pm - Todd - Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery passes $2 billion in gross sales
Since the first tickets were sold in November 2019, the Mississippi Lottery has passed $2 billion in gross sales. These four years have passed in a flurry of excitement and growth, said Mississippi Lottery Corp. President Jeff Hewitt. Reaching the $2 billion mark is an incredible accomplishment, and we are excited about continuing our growth and success into year five. MLC has returned more than $500 million to the state for roads, bridges and education. More than $377 million has gone
Jan 18, 2024, 6:59 am - Todd - Lottery News

Connecticut Lottery moves draw studio and discontinues live drawings
Drawings to move exclusively online for viewing on the web By Kate Northrop The Connecticut Lottery announced that it is relocating its draw studio and that drawings will no longer be aired on live television. Connecticut Lottery drawings will be exclusively viewable online starting this month following a relocation of the draw studio, a press release from the Lottery revealed. In August, the Connecticut Lottery completed a move to its new Wallingford headquarters , about a 30-mi
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