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Former Mississippi Lottery VP sentenced to 20 years after pleading guilty to embezzlement
Embezzling funds from a state lottery is no joke By Kate Northrop A former Vice President at the Mississippi Lottery pleaded guilty to embezzlement of over $187,000 and was sentenced to 20 years in state custody. On Thursday, the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor announced that a former Mississippi Lottery Vice President pleaded guilty to embezzlement. According to State Auditor Shad White's press release, Hope Bishop, who served as the Vice President of Human Resources at
Jun 17, 2024, 12:44 pm - Lottery News

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

Mississippi Lottery passes $2 billion in gross sales
Since the first tickets were sold in November 2019, the Mississippi Lottery has passed $2 billion in gross sales. These four years have passed in a flurry of excitement and growth, said Mississippi Lottery Corp. President Jeff Hewitt. Reaching the $2 billion mark is an incredible accomplishment, and we are excited about continuing our growth and success into year five. MLC has returned more than $500 million to the state for roads, bridges and education. More than $377 million has gone
Jan 18, 2024, 6:59 am - Lottery News

Mississippi Lottery Match 5 will move to daily drawings
Pick 5 jackpot game will become a daily draw game this fall By Kate Northrop Later this year, the Mississippi Lottery's Match 5 draw game will move to a daily draw schedule, joining other daily draw games in the evenings. Beginning Sept. 10, Mississippi lottery players will be able to enter daily drawings for the Pick 5-style Match 5 game. As of now, drawings for the game take place every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 9:30 pm CT. Now, the draw schedule will align with the Lo
Jul 15, 2023, 8:16 am - Lottery News

Two record prizes claimed by Mississippi lottery players in one day
A big day for the Mississippi Lottery record books By Kate Northrop Two Mississippi Lottery players scooped up two remarkable prizes in one day, setting a new record for the state's largest prizes won in two particular lottery games. One Mega Millions prize of $4 million and a nearly-$1 million Match 5 prize were claimed on Wednesday in Mississippi. The two prize claims set the record for the largest prizes won in both games in the state of Mississippi since the state started sel
Feb 12, 2023, 7:29 am - Lottery News

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

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