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Virginia truck driver claims Mega Millions jackpot in Pa.
A professional truck driver for nearly 30 years will be retiring early thanks to a lottery ticket he purchased at a Pennsylvania travel plaza. On Wednesday, Steven Peloquin claimed a $91.8 million Mega Millions jackpot from the July 21 drawing. It is the second jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket sold by the Pennsylvania Lottery and the fourth-largest prize awarded in the Lottery's history. Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko presented a ceremonial check for $91,781,644.00 to Peloqu ...
Jul 29, 2015, 9:58 pm - Lottery News forum

Scratch-off games propel Ohio Lottery to record sales
Like other state lotteries have recently reported, the Ohio Lottery has managed to increase its sales to record levels in the past year, despite a sharp downturn in multi-state lottery sales, through an emphasis on scratch-off ticket sales. The Ohio Lottery Commission sold $1.55 billion in instant scratch-off lottery tickets in the fiscal year ending June 30, which was $123.3 million, or 8.6 percent, more than the previous year, according to annual, unaudited sales figures released on Thursda ...
Jul 10, 2015, 3:02 pm - Lottery News forum

Powerball changing in October to generate bigger jackpots
By Todd Northrop The multi-state Powerball game will be changing in October, making it harder to win the jackpot, while at the same time making it easier to win a smaller prize. With the state lotteries becoming reliant upon big multi-state jackpot games driving ticket sales, the long streak of Powerball jackpots being won before reaching historic levels has crimped state budgets. The October changes are designed to fix that problem by forcing the jackpot to be won less often. After the ...
Jul 8, 2015, 10:30 am - Lottery News forum

Wisconsin Lottery's Megabucks jackpot hits record high
By Todd Northrop Officials with the Wisconsin Lottery said the Megabucks jackpot is currently at a record high for its next drawing on Saturday. The jackpot is at $21.4 million. The last time the jackpot was this big was in 2001 when the jackpot was $20.3 million, according to a release. Wisconsin is the only state that offers the Megabucks game it is not a multi-state game. If a winner of the $21.4 million jackpot were to choose the cash payout, they would get a lump sum of $15.2 ...
May 15, 2015, 11:41 am - Lottery News forum

Pennsylvania Lottery adds multi-state Cash4Life game
Third state to offer game; Virginia starting in May By Todd Northrop Ticket sales are underway for the new Pennsylvania Lottery Cash4Life game, a multi-state game offering a top prize of $1,000 a day for life and a second prize of $1,000 a week for life. In Pennsylvania, the first ticket was sold over the counter at 5:23 a.m. at Fast Fill, 24 Blakeslee Blvd., Lehighton, Carbon County. A few seconds later, the first ticket generated by a self-service terminal was sold at Wawa, 8220 W. Ba ...
Apr 9, 2015, 7:47 am - Lottery News forum

Multi-state Lucky for Life game comes to Kentucky
Now available in 15 states plus D.C. The Kentucky Lottery is now offering the multi-state game called Lucky for Life that has a top prize of $1,000 a day, every day, for the rest of the winner's life, or for a minimum of 20 years paid to the player's estate, in case of death. Tickets for the game, which is structured similar to the popular, high-jackpot Powerball game, went on sale Sunday throughout Kentucky. Lucky for Life tickets sell for $2 each, with drawings on Monday and Thursday ...
Mar 23, 2015, 7:04 pm - Lottery News forum

Lucky for Life multi-state lottery game set to expand next week
Updated: Number of states the game will be expanded to By Todd Northrop New England's Lucky for Life lottery game is set to expand into an additional eight states starting next week. The multi-state game offers a grand prize of $1,000 a day for life, and has drawings every Monday and Thursday. Uniquely, the game offers a another lifetime prize for the second prize level $25,000 a year for life. Both for Life prizes are payable for the length of a winner's life. At minimum, 20 year ...
Jan 22, 2015, 12:15 pm - Lottery News forum

Wyoming Lottery to start its first in-state game in March
New game has generous 68 percent payout By Todd Northrop The United States' newest lottery, Wyoming, is set to begin its first in-state lottery game in two months. Cowboy Draw is a Pick 5 rolling jackpot game the gives Wyoming lottery players much better odds than the multi-state games that are available in the state. Being a Wyoming-specific game means more Wyoming players winning top jackpot prizes and more Lottery money staying in the Cowboy State, said Jon Clontz, CEO of the Wyo ...
Jan 20, 2015, 7:05 am - Lottery News forum

States pull the plug on Monopoly Millionaires' Club
Last drawing on Dec. 26 By Todd Northrop The states involved in the Monopoly Millionaires' Club lottery game have decided to halt ticket sales for the game as of Dec. 26. Twenty-two states plus the District of Columbia current offer the multi-state lottery game, which started just two months ago. The decision means players in the participating states can buy tickets for the game until Dec. 26. Three more drawings will be held, including those scheduled for Dec. 12, Dec. 19, and Dec. ...
Dec 12, 2014, 8:20 pm - Lottery News forum

Texas Lottery suspends sales of Monopoly Millionaires' Club game
Low sales to blame The Texas Lottery announced today that it will suspend sales of the multi-state Monopoly Millionaires' Club game following the drawing on Friday, Dec. 12. Texas is one of 23 states participating in the game that was launched on Oct. 19. Sales for the game have not met the lottery industry's projections and have continued to decline nationally since its introduction. After careful review, the Texas Lottery has decided to suspend sales of the game because of the prize l ...
Dec 11, 2014, 4:09 pm - Lottery News forum

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