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Missouri widow wins $199,000 lottery jackpot with numbers related to her late husband
Lottery winner in shock from gift from Heaven By Kate Northrop A Missouri woman who lost her husband says she won a $199,000 Show Me Cash lottery jackpot with numbers inspired by her late spouse. An anonymous Missouri woman is six figures richer after winning a lottery prize using a special set of numbers with heartfelt meaning. On Aug. 16, the nameless woman, who remains anonymous under Missouri's laws regarding lottery winner privacy, entered the Missouri Lottery's Show Me Cas
Sep 14, 2023, 12:58 pm - 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

One Michigan lottery ticket wins $842.4 million Powerball jackpot
The lottery in America is considered one of the most unfair lotteries. Firstly, there are high taxes, a 40% deduction from the prize for the 'Lamp Sum,' state taxes, and on the other hand, in many cases, lottery winners lack any contribution to the country's growth and development. If you look at the list of lottery winners, none of them are recognized as scientists, researchers, inventors, or entrepreneurs. Unfortunately, the lottery often favors those who shouldn't, and this is fundamentally u
Jan 4, 2024, 6:51 pm - Albert4433 - Lottery News

Washington man wins $717,500 in lottery after heartwarming moment he rescues kitten
Karma came calling when postal worker refused to give up on Peaches the kitten By Kate Northrop A Washington man won $717,500 playing the Washington Lottery's Hit 5 draw game after he saved a trapped kitten. Joseph Waldherr, of Tacoma, was rewarded with a $727,500 lottery win after the heartwarming moment he rescued a helpless kitten. Last month, the postal worker got to his workplace as usual and heard a tiny meowing sound. He looked up, down, left and right but couldn't figure
Aug 24, 2023, 1:32 pm - Todd - 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

Editorial: Study of lottery winners still receiving food stamps is flawed but raises good points
Independent group finds that more than 65,000 lottery winners stayed on food stamps after their wins By Kate Northrop An independent group surveyed government data and found that over 65,000 individuals who won significant lottery prizes have continued collecting food stamps. A think tank called the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) submitted Freedom of Information Act requests to all 50 U.S. states for data on lottery winners collecting food stamps since 2019 and found
Oct 23, 2023, 6:01 pm - Todd - Lottery News

Lottery Post's guide to 2023 holiday raffles across the USA
In my opinion, Pennsylvania has consistently delivered an excellent raffle structure for the longest of any lottery in the USA. I really like the weekly early bird drawings that deliver really good prizes, and the main drawing offers a nice spread of cash prizes. Tickets go on sale next week, so I'll be starting my weekly ticket buy. I am frankly mystified as to why New Jersey doesn't offer a raffle every year. On the years they do offer it, their raffle always seems to have a good structure
Nov 3, 2023, 6:44 pm - Todd - Lottery News

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