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Despite sales influx from $2B Powerball, Massachusetts Lottery ticket sales falter
The Massachusetts State Lottery Tuesday stated it could be in some financial trouble regarding its overall sales for the fiscal year, despite the massive ticket sales generated by the recent Powerball jackpot worth $2 billion. According to Lottery Interim Director Mark Bracken, as of Sunday, lottery sales for the 2023 fiscal year are $22.5 million less than what they were for fiscal 2022. This includes overall instant ticket and scratch ticket sales, but it's an improvement from the $60 mill
Today, 8:10 am - Lottery News

Arkansas Lottery's Lotto jackpot worth nearly $800,000; has yet to be won since game's launch
Still no winner for newest game in Arkansas as jackpot continues to climb By Kate Northrop Since the Arkansas Lottery launched its newest game more than two months ago, Lotto has yet to produce its first big winner, with the jackpot climbing to nearly $800,000 for Wednesday's drawing. The state of Arkansas is still waiting for the first-ever Lotto jackpot winner to match six numbers as the jackpot steadily nears seven figures. In September, the Lottery officially opened sales for
Nov 30, 2022, 2:32 pm - Lottery News

Kentucky Lottery launches daily in-state jackpot game, records first winner
Game had first jackpot winner in just five days By Kate Northrop Last Monday, the Kentucky Lottery officially conducted the first drawing for its new in-state daily jackpot game, Kentucky 5. Kentucky 5 is the latest game to be added to the list of available games in the state of Kentucky, and the Lottery is already celebrating the game's first jackpot winner. Our players love jackpots, and we hear often that they want a game that is just played in Kentucky, Lottery President and
Nov 29, 2022, 5:26 pm - Lottery News

83-year-old grandmother scoops up $60 million Lotto Max jackpot
Ontario woman doesn't let anything get in the way of her weekly lottery purchase By Kate Northrop An 83-year-old woman was not about to lose out on an opportunity to participate in the Lotto Max draw on Nov. 1 for $60 million (US$44.8 million) which she ended up winning. Vera Page, of Vankleek Hill, would not have bought her usual lottery tickets had she abided by the retirement home's rescheduled trip to the grocery store and subsequently would not have won the $60 million Lotto Max
Nov 27, 2022, 6:04 pm - Lottery News

Tennessee Lottery launches Daily Tennessee Jackpot draw game
By Kate Northrop The Tennessee Lottery released its first Tennessee-only jackpot game with drawings every day, including Sundays. Tennessee lottery players now have a shot at the first daily jackpot drawn exclusively in-state in a game called Daily Tennessee Jackpot. The Lottery keeps its games creative, fresh and exciting, which helps us accomplish our mission of raising valuable dollars for education programs in the state, Lottery CEO Rebecca Paul, said in a press release. We're pr
Nov 17, 2022, 5:07 pm - Lottery News

One lottery ticket sold in California wins $2 billion Powerball jackpot
Lump-sum cash option worth $997.6 million By Todd Northrop Around the United States, millions of people had to wait an extra ten hours last night to find out if they won the unbelievably massive Powerball jackpot, due to one unnamed state's inability to deal with the huge amount of ticket sales data. When the drawing did finally occur Tuesday morning, it turns out that just one ticket sold in California matched all six numbers drawn and won the entire jackpot. After all sales we
Nov 8, 2022, 1:00 pm - Lottery News

Record $1.9 billion Powerball drawing delayed until Tuesday
By Todd Northrop One of the most hotly-anticipated lottery drawings of all time never happened Monday night, as lottery officials were scrambling to process the massive amount of ticket sales data generated by the record $1.9 billion jackpot. Officials now estimate that the drawing should kick off sometime Tuesday morning. A specific time has not been set. The delay was initially caused by one participating lottery that needed extra time to complete required security protocols, the C
Nov 8, 2022, 6:27 am - Lottery News

$39.3 million Classic Lotto jackpot won by Ohio player after nearly two years without a winner
In-state prize finally won amidst world-record Powerball climb an omen? By Kate Northrop The Ohio Lottery's Classic Lotto jackpot finally had a winner after going through almost a full two years' worth of rollovers. Someone in Ohio has ended the Class Lotto's nearly two-year climb on Saturday night, scooping up a $39.3 million jackpot. Today, the Ohio Lottery announced that Village Pantry on West 5th Street in Marysville sold one winning ticket for the Classic Lotto drawing that
Nov 7, 2022, 4:29 pm - Lottery News

Jaw-dropping prize money on the line for Monday drawing Cash option nearly $1 billion By Todd Northrop Last night Powerball didn't just set a new lottery jackpot record, it crushed the old record, putting the concept of a $2 billion lottery jackpot within reach. When the 40th drawing of the current Powerball jackpot run was conducted last night, it produced a combination of numbers that most lottery players typically wouldn't choose on their own: All the numbers except one were
Nov 6, 2022, 7:36 am - Lottery News

Chinese man hides $30 million lottery jackpot from family, worries that money will make them "lazy"
Winner fears his family will become complacent By Kate Northrop A man who won a 219 million yuan ($30.5 million) lottery jackpot kept the news from his wife and child, fearing that the extra fortune would curb their motivation. Somewhere in China near the town of Litang, there's a family out there that has no idea they're sitting on a huge lottery haul. An anonymous winner, known as Li, finally had the luckiest day of his life after playing the same numbers for ten years. He wou
Nov 5, 2022, 2:13 pm - Lottery News

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