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Mississippi Lottery's new Cash Pop game launching this month
Cash Pop craze comes to Mississippi in a few weeks By Kate Northrop Cash Pop is about to make its way into Mississippi, to be available later this month for players to try out. Today, the Mississippi Lottery announced that it will be adding a Cash Pop draw game to its lineup on Nov. 20. Cash Pop has lately been cementing itself as a lottery staple in numerous states, such as Florida , Virginia , and South Carolina . Mississippi's version of Cash Pop will feature similar rules
Nov 1, 2022, 3:07 pm - Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery to add midday drawings and new Fireball feature to Cash 3 and Cash 4 games
By Kate Northrop Today the Mississippi Lottery announced a second daily drawing for two of their popular draw games, plus a new add-on feature called Fireball. Starting July 31, Mississippi lottery players will be able to participate in two daily drawings for both Cash 3 and Cash 4, with an additional midday drawing set to take place at 2:30 PM CT. That will be in addition to the current nightly drawing scheduled at 9:30 PM CT. Many of our players are well-versed with lotteries in o
Jul 18, 2022, 11:26 am - Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery announces new Cash 4 game
Ringing in the New Year with a new daily draw game By Kate Northrop This week, the Mississippi Lottery announced that it is adding a third draw game to its lineup, a daily Pick 4-style game called Cash 4. Mississippi players will have a shot at a $5,000 top prize in the Lottery's new Cash 4 game. Tickets for Cash 4 go on sale when the game officially begins Mon., Jan. 10, 2022. Cash 4 operates very similarly to our draw-style game Cash 3, Mississippi Lottery Corporation Pre
Dec 2, 2021, 11:38 am - Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery to launch new Match 5 game in April
Newest game becomes the state's second locally-drawn game By Kate Northrop Mississippi lottery players hoping for another local draw-style game won't have to wait much longer last Monday, the Mississippi Lottery announced that it will be releasing its newest draw game in April called Match 5. Match 5 will be the fourth draw-style game in its current lineup, joining multi-state games Powerball and Mega Millions and in-state game Cash 3. Drawings will take place three nights a week on Tue
Mar 24, 2021, 8:41 pm - Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery to launch its first $20 scratch-off
By Kate Northrop The Mississippi Lottery announced yesterday that it will be launching its first $20 scratch-off on March 2. The Lottery's first-ever $20 instant game, $100 Million Extravaganza, will officially go on sale at approved retailers next week, making it the highest value ticket in its current lineup of scratch-offs. Our players are really looking forward to this $20 game, Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) President Tom Shaheen said in a press release. It is filled with m
Feb 24, 2021, 10:52 am - Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery could begin funding education by 2021
Lottery posts promising results after less than one year in operation By Kate Northrop The Mississippi Lottery's first year in operation has been an eventful one, from selling its first-ever lottery ticket in November 2019 to battling sales dips caused by COVID-19 just four months later. Yet, it's currently traveling down the road to success, having transferred $70.7 million to the state treasury in less than one year in operation. This could very well mean that the Lottery is set up to
Sep 29, 2020, 2:01 pm - Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery announces its first daily draw game
Cash 3 will be available starting Tuesday, September 1 By Kate Northrop Since officially launching on November 25, 2019, the Mississippi Lottery will be releasing its first-ever daily draw game this coming Tuesday, September 1. In Cash 3, players will pick one of eight different play types and choose a three-digit number from 000-999. Players can also elect a Quick Pick option, which allows the lottery terminal to randomly choose their numbers for them. Prior to Cash 3, the Lottery o
Aug 26, 2020, 2:53 pm - Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery announces three new scratch-off games
4 games to retire by the end of the month By Kate Northrop In a press release, the Mississippi Lottery announced three new scratch-off lottery games. Starting Tuesday, July 7, Mississippi players will be able to find these scratch-off lottery games at official retailers. The lottery will be retiring four games to make room for the new entries. The prices and top prizes for the games are listed below: Game Price Top Prize Total Top Prize Count Strike It Rich! $5 $100,000 4
Jul 6, 2020, 7:48 am - Lottery News

Mississippi lottery revenue dips in March amid pandemic
State revenue from the Mississippi Lottery decreased in March as people began facing restrictions because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Mississippi Lottery Corporation said it deposited $9.9 million into the state treasury the net proceeds from lottery games played during March. Mississippi has collected more than $37.5 million from the lottery since it started operating in November. The state collected $11.6 million from lottery games played in February, $8.4 million during January
Apr 21, 2020, 7:41 am - Lottery News

Lottery exceeding expectations in Mississippi
Through a little more than two months of operation, Mississippi's lottery has generated about $16 million in revenue for work on the state's roads and bridges. Thomas Shaheen, president of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation, speaking at a legislative hearing, recently estimated that during its first full fiscal year the lottery would generate $81 million in revenue for the state. We are very pleased with these early results, Shaheen said recently. Retailer and player support have been fa
Feb 17, 2020, 9:27 am - Lottery News

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