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Arkansas Lottery to debut new Lotto draw game
First new in-state draw game since 2012 By Kate Northrop Yesterday the Arkansas Lottery officially announced the introduction of its newest draw game, Lotto. Next week, lottery players in Arkansas will have a new in-state game to try out, one that features a starting jackpot of $250,000. It's the first addition of a new game since the Lottery brought Lucky for Life into the fold in January 2015. Before that, the Natural State Jackpot launched in August 2012. We are extremely
Sep 14, 2022, 10:40 am - Lottery News

Arkansas woman wins largest Natural State Jackpot ever at $520,000
Record win has lottery winner running down the street By Kate Northrop Someone in Arkansas has claimed the record $520,000 Natural State Jackpot after the prize continued to swell beyond record levels day by day. On Thursday, Kashema Marks of Pine Bluff claimed the largest-ever Natural State Jackpot (NSJ) that, at long last, finished its run at $520,000. In mid-June, the NSJ top prize had reached an all-time high of $500,000 after it surpassed the previous record of $430,000.
Jun 28, 2022, 4:38 am - Lottery News

Arkansas Lottery Natural State Jackpot climbs to record $500,000
Lottery celebrates record high with in-person event, jackpot continues to rise By Kate Northrop The Arkansas Lottery Natural State Jackpot (NSJ) has reached an all-time high and continues to climb to new heights, having surpassed half a million dollars after the drawing took place on Thurs., June 16. There's a record amount of money up for grabs in the Arkansas Natural State Jackpot game, and it only continues to grow now that it has officially whizzed by the $500,000 milestone.
Jun 17, 2022, 5:13 pm - Lottery News

Rising gas prices may impact lottery sales
Arkansas Lottery Director says they are not surprised about potential dip in sales By Kate Northrop With gas prices on the rise, players may be cutting back on their lottery spending in the near future. State lotteries may begin to see a downward trend in their revenue stream in the upcoming months should lottery players start to rethink their budget to accommodate for rising gas prices. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette interviewed Vicki Skaggs of Benton, Arkansas, an office manag
Mar 14, 2022, 8:48 am - Lottery News

Powerball and Mega Millions bundle promotion returns to Arkansas
Arkansas Lottery brings back popular 5-Buck Bundle for multi-state game lovers By Kate Northrop Multi-state lottery game lovers in Arkansas are in for a New Year's surprise with the return of the Arkansas Lottery's 5-Buck Bundle starting back up this month. The Arkansas Lottery is kicking off 2022 by bringing back a promotion that awards a free lottery ticket with the purchase of a $3 Powerball ticket with Power Play and a $2 Mega Millions ticket. Players who buy a $3 Powerball
Jan 2, 2022, 1:43 pm - Lottery News

Arkansas mother quits job after winning $500,000 lottery prize
From a night-shift factory position to relaxing on the beach By Kate Northrop The lives of an Arkansas woman and her family drastically changed overnight thanks to a $500,000 top prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket. A week ago, Sabrena Jones of Paragould was working the night shift at a factory from the hours of 5:00 pm to 5:00 am. A major windfall in the form of a $500,000 top prize means that she'll no longer have to endure the rough routine. I was really needing something goo
Mar 28, 2021, 6:38 pm - Lottery News

Arkansas bill would allow lottery winners to remain anonymous
Bill granting anonymity to winners of $500,000 or more passes in Senate By Kate Northrop Arkansas lottery players looking for their next big win might be granted the choice to claim their winnings anonymously after a bill protecting winners' identities passed in the Senate. On Wednesday, a bill allowing Arkansas winners of $500,000 or more the choice to remain anonymous was approved in the Senate 26-9. The bill was drafted and sponsored by Senator Larry Teague, who had previously put
Mar 16, 2021, 7:43 am - Lottery News

Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Director Bishop Woosley resigns
Will stay on in current role until August 3 By Kate Northrop As of August 3, 2020, Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Director Bishop Woosley will be moving on from the Lottery to pursue other opportunities. In an email sent on Monday, Woosley notified Larry Walther, the Secretary for the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, that he would be resigning. According to Scott Hardin, a spokesman for the department, the resignation was completely voluntary. It has been an absolut
Jul 15, 2020, 11:57 am - Lottery News

Arkansas Lottery claim center closed after possible exposure to COVID-19
Players must temporarily mail prize claims greater than $500 By Kate Northrop The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery took immediate action today after a possible exposure to COVID-19 at their facilities. As of July 6, 2020, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery has temporarily closed its claim center at 124 West Capitol Avenue in Little Rock to rectify the situation. It is unclear how transmission of the virus may have occurred or who was potentially exposed. Out of an abundance of caution, we
Jul 6, 2020, 6:59 pm - Lottery News

Arkansas man left trembling after winning $1 million lottery prize
One top prize left in scratch-off game after El Dorado resident wins big By Kate Northrop An El Dorado man has a huge reason to celebrate after becoming Arkansas' newest millionaire, thanks to a $20 scratch-off lottery game. Last Friday, FredTavious Davis was out driving with his wife when they made a fateful stop for gas at the Mobile gas station on N. West Avenue in El Dorado. He decided to head into the convenience store on a whim to buy a scratch-off lottery ticket so he could scrat
Jun 30, 2020, 4:26 pm - Lottery News

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