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N.J. Gov. wants video lottery
Is Corzine trying to make up for his throwing away millions during lottery/casino shutdown? New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine, who cost the state millions of dollars in tax revenue by shutting down the state's lottery and casino games in a move to force legislators to accept massive tax increases, proposed Tuesday that New Jersey should add video lottery terminals. (See Budget Process Questioned After Shutdown, below.) The terminals have long been proposed for the Meadowlands and ot
Jul 26, 2006, 7:02 pm - Lottery News

First Ever Multi-State Video Lottery Game Up and Running
Jackpot Over $540,000 and Growing The lotteries of Delaware, Rhode Island, and West Virginia have begun operation of America's first multi-state video lottery game. Ca$hola (pronounced cash-O-lah) features a shared prize pool that will create the progressive jackpot game for players in all three states; a jackpot that currently has an annuity value of over $540,000 and grows until won. Sales of the Ca$hola game have begun at video lottery terminals (VLT's) located at tracks in the thr
Jul 26, 2006, 5:23 pm - Lottery News

Arizona Ballot Could Become Lottery Ticket
To anyone who ever said, I wouldn't vote for that bum for a million bucks, Arizona may be calling your bluff. A proposal to award $1 million in every general election to one lucky resident, chosen by lottery, simply for voting no matter for whom has qualified for the November ballot. Mark Osterloh, a political gadfly who is behind the initiative, the Arizona Voter Reward Act, is promoting it with the slogan, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Vote! He collected 185,902 signatures of re
Jul 18, 2006, 8:27 am - Lottery News

N.C. Lottery to introduce $10 scratch game
Officials hope bigger prize will rub off on more people North Carolina will soon join the majority of state lotteries with the kind of pricey scratch-off game that has helped boost game revenue nationwide. The $10 game will begin in November, N.C. Lottery Executive Director Tom Shaheen said. North Carolina is surrounded by states selling $10 tickets. In South Carolina, $10 games have been the state's top sellers since debuting in 2004. Top prizes reach $1 million a more lucrative purs
Jul 10, 2006, 8:39 am - Lottery News

N.C. Powerball lottery sales begin, with difficulty
Computer glitches and printer problems hit 20% of vendors North Carolinians played Powerball to the tune of more than $1 million during the first day of sales Tuesday, despite computer glitches and printer problems that plagued nearly 20 percent of the state's lottery retailers. Many ticket buyers and sellers in the Charlotte area were upbeat, even though some stores could not sell tickets for the multi-state lottery game for several hours. The new game paid off in sales for Victor Madh
May 31, 2006, 9:51 am - Lottery News

Oklahoma Lottery announces new Pick 5-style game
Oklahoma lottery officials announced a new game will start that's similar to Powerball , although the game appears to have much more in common with Pick 5-style games. The game requires players to match five numbered balls and those that do will win $35,211, or $25,000 after taxes. Lottery officials are hoping the new game will prevent a drop-off in sales after the first full year of the lottery. The Lottery Commission is estimating sales and other earnings will bring in more than $400
May 18, 2006, 8:00 am - Lottery News

N.C. Lottery will pay Scientific Games one way or the other
Scientific Games might get a piece of North Carolina's lottery action after all. When the state joins the multi-state Powerball game May 30, the big jackpot game probably will offer a feature allowing players to pay extra for a separate drawing to have winnings (other than the jackpot) multiplied by a random number. But Scientific Games now under investigation by the state for possible violations of lobbying law owns the patent to the extra feature, known as Power Play. Lottery offi
Apr 19, 2006, 6:51 am - Lottery News

N.C. lottery introduces 2 new scratch games
Two new scratch-off games will be available April 18, the North Carolina Education Lottery announced today. The games are $25,000 Pay and Fast 5's. Four scratch-off games are currently available from the state lottery, which began March 30. As of Monday lottery ticket sales have reached over $51 million, according to the state lottery. Approximately $25 million has been paid out in prizes. The lottery is scheduled to make its first deposit to the state's Education Lottery Fund
Apr 11, 2006, 11:36 am - Lottery News

Michigan Lottery starts 'Lucky Dog' scratch game
The Michigan Lottery launches a new game on April 10, a $1 scratch-off named Lucky Dog with a picture of a Michigan dog on every ticket. The lottery staff picked the seven winning dogs from photos submitted by about 1,100 Michigan dog owners. The lottery looked for cuteness and a representative range of breeds. No money is paid to the winners. The response exceeded our expectations by far, and I think it shows how much people in Michigan love their dogs, Lottery Commissioner Gary Peter
Apr 3, 2006, 7:28 am - Lottery News

Kansas Lottery adds 'Hot Lotto' game
Mini Powerball is coming to Kansas. Sales for the multi-state Hot Lotto numbers game began Sunday for Wednesday's first biweekly drawing that will include the Sunflower State. Like Powerball, winning Hot Lotto numbers are selected and announced every Wednesday and Saturday. Hot Lotto jackpots are smaller than those offered by Powerball, but players have better odds of winning. The odds are 1 in 16 of getting any winning Hot Lotto ticket for prizes that range from $2 to the minimum $
Mar 14, 2006, 8:42 am - Lottery News