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Arkansas woman will use $1 million lottery prize to buy headstone for her son
Grandmother says her grandchildren will love her a lot more now By Kate Northrop An Arkansas woman will be able to cross off several top priority action items on her to-do list with the $1 million prize she won in the lottery, including purchasing a headstone for her son. One grandmother was skeptical that she'd win the lottery even as she handed over the money to buy her ticket, but she's singing a different tune now that she has a check for $1 million from the Arkansas Lottery in h
Feb 5, 2024, 6:47 pm - Lottery News

Arkansas woman sleeps with lottery tickets under pillow, wins $2 million Powerball prize
It worked for her in the past! By Kate Northrop An Arkansas woman wanted to win Powerball so badly, she slept with her lottery ticket under her pillow and she woke up to a $2 million prize the next morning. While children will place their baby teeth under their pillow to look forward to a visit from the Tooth Fairy, some lottery players rest their heads on their tickets dreaming of that big win. For one Arkansas woman, that dream came true when she woke up the next day. An anonym
Dec 17, 2023, 9:52 pm - Lottery News

Arkansas woman convinces her friend to play Powerball, wins $100,000 lottery prize
Pair of friends make a pact should one of them win By Kate Northrop An Arkansas woman claimed a $100,000 Powerball prize after she and her friend were inspired by the roaring jackpot to play the lottery. Many casual lottery players make the leap to chip in some cash for big multi-state draw game tickets when the jackpots reach remarkably high amounts. Two Arkansas friends are no different, and now they are ready to spend a $100,000 Powerball prize after making a pact. Prior to th
Oct 4, 2023, 11:29 am - 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

Arkansas woman almost gifts winning lottery ticket to ex-father-in-law
Gift giver decides to keep lottery ticket at the last minute not knowing it was a winner By Kate Northrop An Arkansas woman nearly gave away a scratch-off lottery ticket that would have won the gift recipient $75,000, but she decided to keep the ticket in the end. A lottery player who resides in Texarkana, Arkansas almost gifted a winning lottery ticket to her ex-father-in-law for his birthday, but the decision to leave it out of the envelope meant she won a huge prize instead. P
Sep 11, 2023, 1:32 pm - 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

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

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