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Delaware woman wins $300,000 on her way home from claiming $100,000 lottery prize
It was absolute insanity. By Kate Northrop A woman from Delaware could not believe she won yet another top prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket immediately after she had just finished claiming one at Lottery headquarters. Although it's not out of the realm of possibility, an anonymous Delaware player is completely dumbfounded that her luck brought her not one, but two six-figure lottery prizes, claiming both on the same day. The Newark resident's string of luck began when she
Nov 9, 2022, 4:40 pm - Lottery News

Delaware Lottery celebrates its 45th year in operation
By Kate Northrop This Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, the Delaware Lottery will celebrate its 45th year in operation with a year full of new featured games, events, and promotions for players to take part in. The state was one of the earliest to adopt a government-regulated lottery when the idea of establishing lotteries as a source of state revenue gained traction in the 1960's and 1970's. As a result of the versatility that has allowed the Delaware Lottery to keep up the pace with game changes an
Oct 27, 2020, 9:33 am - Lottery News

Pandemic continues to batter state lotteries and programs
While some states see sales increases, others bear the economic brunt By Kate Northrop Unsurprisingly, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to batter state programs and lotteries as lottery revenue streams take a hit. While some state lotteries saw unprecedented sales increases within the past few months, diminished sales in other states leave others in a realm of uncertainty, looking for ways to make up for the deficits. Sales for nationwide draw games and state lottery games alike
Jul 13, 2020, 5:01 pm - Lottery News

Kentucky Lottery now using computerized drawings
Coronavirus claims another victim: Real lottery drawings By Todd Northrop Starting today, you will no longer be able to watch how the Kentucky Lottery draws its daily numbers games because the drawings now take place inside a computer program. The daily Pick 3, Pick 4, and CashBall 225 games are all transitioned to computerized drawings starting Monday, and will no longer be drawn using balls and machines. Instead, a dedicated computer system known as a random number generator will rand
Apr 13, 2020, 9:11 am - Lottery News

The world may never know who won a $202 million lottery jackpot
$202 million is more money that most of us can even fathom. But one lucky lottery winner from New Jersey may be able to relish all that money in secret thanks to a new law that went into effect just last month. Last Tuesday's drawing of the Mega Millions jackpot was won by a single ticket sold at a Quick Stop Food Store in Edison, according to the New Jersey Lottery. The ticket matched all six numbers of 4, 6, 32, 52, and 64, with Mega Ball number 6. The $202 million jackpot has a cash
Feb 16, 2020, 10:37 am - Lottery News

NJ Lottery winners can now stay anonymous
Lottery tasked with developing the specifics of how it will work Lottery winners in New Jersey will have the option to remain anonymous under a new law Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday. The law directs the state lottery commission to set regulations permitting lottery players to keep their identities secret. It takes effect immediately, but it's unclear how long it would take for the regulations to be written. New Jersey is joining a growing list of states to permit lottery winners to
Jan 22, 2020, 6:30 pm - Lottery News

NJ lottery winners might soon be able to stay anonymous
Big jackpot winners and lucky scratch-off ticket holders in New Jersey are one step closer to keeping their winnings a secret after the state Assembly passed a bill that would shield the identity of lottery winners in the state. The measure (S2267), sponsored by state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-Gloucester, and Sen. Kristin Corrado, R-Passaic, would directly amend the state's lottery regulations. Currently, the state requires the ticket holder to publicly come forward to claim thei
Jan 14, 2020, 9:09 am - Lottery News

After 20 years of playing the same lottery numbers, Delaware man wins $25,000 a year for life
Ever since he won $500 in the lottery 20 years ago, one 65-year-old New Castle, Delaware, man has been playing the same numbers over and over, hoping they'd pay off again. On Sept. 9, they finally did, winning him $25,000 per year for life in the Lucky for Life drawing. The man, who wished to remain anonymous, purchased the ticket at Dave's Liquors in New Castle, the state lottery office said. He matched all five numbers. I thought I was dreaming, the man said when he learned that h
Sep 15, 2019, 7:43 pm - Lottery News

NC man ignored million-dollar winning ticket on his table for weeks
A North Carolina man was a millionaire, only he didn't know it. That's because the man who won $1 million playing Powerball left the winning ticket unattended for weeks, the South Carolina Education Lottery said in a news release. I have a bad habit of waiting to check my lottery tickets, said the man, who has chosen to remain anonymous, according to the news release. After weeks of ignoring the ticket that sat on his dining room table, the man said he was stunned and his wife was spee
Jul 25, 2019, 8:24 pm - Lottery News

Virginia lottery jackpot winners can stay anonymous, starting in July
A new law passed by the Virginia General Assembly and signed by the Governor prohibits the Virginia Lottery from disclosing information about big jackpot winners. The bill was unanimously passed by the House, and it passed the Senate in a vote of 34 to 5. A similar bill was introduced by Senator Lionell Spruill, Sr. who represents part of Chesapeake. Governor Ralph Northam signed the bill into law on February 27. When the bill goes into effect this summer, the Virginia Lottery will not
Apr 5, 2019, 7:35 pm - Lottery News

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