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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 - 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 - Lottery News

Technical difficulty with New Jersey Lottery Pick 4 drawing results in two sets of winning numbers
Physical error causes incomplete draw By Kate Northrop The New Jersey Lottery had to conduct a second Pick 4 evening drawing last night after a mechanical problem caused the first draw to fail, the Lottery announced today. A technical error involving the New Jersey Lottery's ball drawing machine led to an incomplete draw in the Pick 4 evening drawing on Thurs., March 14. All of the balls did not release into the chamber of the drawing machine before the winning numbers were sele
Mar 15, 2024, 12:18 pm - Lottery News

Limited-edition "Jaws" scratch-off lottery tickets coming soon to Massachusetts
Celebrates 50th anniversary of Steven Spielberg's classic movie By Todd Northrop The Massachusetts State Lottery Commission is making waves by announcing a limited-edition scratch-off lottery game inspired by the iconic movie Jaws. Set to launch on March 26, the new game offers players a chance to win big while reliving the suspense of the classic film. Jaws scratch tickets will be priced at $10 each. When players scratch off the ticket, they have the opportunity to win up to $1
Mar 1, 2024, 7:23 am - Lottery News

New $50 Massachusetts Lottery ticket offers "unprecedented" top prize of $1 million a year for life
Another huge prize-bearing game one year after the launch of the state's first $50 ticket Includes video report By Kate Northrop The Massachusetts Lottery released a new $50 scratch-off ticket that boasts an unprecedented top prize of $1 million a year for life. The new $50 scratch-off ticket from the Massachusetts Lottery, which offers a prize that is sure to keep anyone comfortable for the rest of their life, is certainly the first of its kind for that price point. Ticket r
Feb 7, 2024, 11:41 am - Lottery News

Texas Lottery Executive Director Gary Grief announces retirement
Lottery industry leader to step back after 32 years of service By Kate Northrop The Texas Lottery's Executive Director and longest-serving member Gary Grief announced he will retire at the end of February 2024. After 32 years of loyal service and dedication to the Texas Lottery, Executive Director Gary Grief will retire next month. Since 2010, Grief led the Texas Lottery in its mission to generate revenue for public education and veterans' services. He dedicated himself to a vari
Jan 26, 2024, 12:10 pm - Lottery News

Connecticut Lottery launches its first $50 scratch-off ticket
New game features best overall odds at winning any prize By Kate Northrop The Connecticut Lottery announced the launch of its first $50 scratch-off ticket ever, with the best overall odds of winning any prize in its game repertoire. Lottery players in Connecticut can now try their luck with the Connecticut Lottery's new $50 scratch-off game, the most expensive ticket offered in the state. Previously, ticket prices for instant games in Connecticut ranged from $1 to $30, but that h
Dec 14, 2023, 7:46 am - Lottery News

Washington Lottery to begin offering Cash Pop game
Washington becomes the latest state to offer draw game By Kate Northrop The Washington Lottery will become the latest lottery to launch Cash Pop, a draw game that has seen a rise in popularity among other states within the past couple years. Cash Pop is making its way into Washington, to be available later this month for players to try out. Washington's Lottery's Cash Pop will operate just like versions of the game drawn in other states, with one exception. Before Washington,
Oct 16, 2023, 1:20 pm - Lottery News

Arkansas Lottery celebrates one-year anniversary of Lotto game with new promotion
In-state players can get an extra shot at the jackpot By Kate Northrop The Arkansas Lottery is sweetening the deal for Arkansas players in celebration of the Lotto draw game's one-year anniversary. With the one-year anniversary for the Arkansas Lottery's in-state Lotto draw game taking place this month, Arkansas residents have some in-person events to look forward to, as well as some extra chances at hitting the jackpot. Just over one year ago on Sept. 21, the Arkansas Lottery he
Sep 27, 2023, 4:43 pm - Lottery News

New Jersey Lottery will begin selling tickets online
While some celebrate the move toward digital convenience, in-person retailers bite back By Kate Northrop The New Jersey Lottery has announced that it has voted to approve selling tickets online. During a meeting on Aug. 17, the New Jersey Lottery Commission announced its decision to start selling tickets directly to players online. The change applies to its popular draw games, such as Mega Millions, Powerball, and Jersey Cash 5, but it will not include scratch-off instant games.
Aug 22, 2023, 8:50 am - Lottery News

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