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New Delaware Lotto Game to be Launched Amid Concerns Over Drawings
While the Delaware Lottery is launching its new Multi-Win Lotto game on Thursday, lawmakers will be continuing work on a measure stipulating that the lottery must convert back to mechanical drawing machines and live television broadcasts.But lottery officials say their high-tech system provides top security and ensures the offerings remain games of chance.Inside lottery headquarters in Dover, an auditor from an outside firm and state lottery office personnel gather in a secure room to draw the n
Jan 22, 2005, 1:05 am - Lottery News

Iowa Lottery Unveils Chocolate-Scented Tickets
Iowa's lottery customers may get a chocolate craving when they buy their tickets next week.The Iowa Lottery will begin selling chocolate-scented Sweet Rewards instant scratch-off cards Monday.The Sweet Rewards tickets are $1 scratch-off game cards with a Valentine's Day theme, according to the agency's news release. Winnings range from $1 to $200.When a player scratches off the game card, a chocolate smell is emitted, the news release said. The tickets may be good enough to eat, but remember t
Jan 21, 2005, 5:06 pm - Lottery News

Wash. Lottery considers adding third weekly drawing
Lotto and Quinto players may get a third chance to strike it rich each week.The Washington Lottery Commission will meet at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport today to consider adding a drawing on Mondays for the flagship Lotto and Quinto games.Presently, drawings are conducted on Wednesdays and Saturdays.If approved, the new rule would take effect immediately.Ceil Buddeke, legal counsel for the Lottery Commission, hopes the extra draw day will increase player interest and revenue for the state
Jan 20, 2005, 8:24 am - Lottery News

NY Gov. proposes new lottery games
After cashing in a winning $50 state lottery scratch-off game Wednesday, Shantel Payne of Albany had a grin on her face. Last month I won $500, and at the same time last year I was cashing in a $2,500 ticket. I play every day. I'm not mad when I lose. You got to keep playing to win it, she said jokingly.Payne and other regular players, who helped the state collect an estimated $1.9 billion in lottery revenues this year, ducked in out of the bitter cold into stores, bars and restaurants near the
Jan 20, 2005, 8:06 am - Lottery News

N.H. Lottery Proposes $25 Scratch Tickets
New Hampshire's lottery chief warned House and Senate tax experts Thursday that revenue will remain flat unless lawmakers agree to raise the price of instant scratch tickets.Sweepstakes Commission Executive Director Rick Wisler is asking the Legislature for permission to double the most expensive ticket - from $10 to $20.The change would generate $3.8 million more in the year ending June 30, 2006, according to Wisler.If the commission were to get permission to raise the price still higher to $25
Jan 14, 2005, 10:00 am - Lottery News

Lottery company keeping Jamaica on hold
Four years after being granted a lottery licence, and after one false start, Telefun International is yet to begin operating in the Jamaican market, the directors apparently having failed so far to raise the capital to float their games.At the same time, however, other companies have applied for lottery licences and are awaiting Cabinet approval, Walter Scott, chairman of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission, confirmed yesterday.Telefun International, which was granted a 10-year licence
Jan 5, 2005, 12:30 pm - Lottery News

'4 This Way' is a Big Hit with New Mexico Lottery Players
The New Mexico Lottery Authority has announced that its newest lotto game, 4 This Way! has averaged more than three top prize winners a week since its launch in September.To date, 42 players from across the state have won the game's top $4,000 prize by matching all four winning numbers in the order they were drawn, a release from the Lottery says.Each play costs $1 and there are four prize levels, ranging from $4,000 to $1.It's difficult to compare the success of the Lottery's various games in
Dec 30, 2004, 9:05 am - Lottery News

NJ lottery player pursues an idea to help the environment
Ed Knorr was standing in line at a convenience store recently, waiting to buy a New Jersey lottery ticket.As he stood there, an idea struck him. What if funds from a state lottery game benefited the environment, aiding specific funding issues for various environmental causes?Knorr, chairman of the Williamstown-based Green Action Alliance, decided to pursue that idea. He devised the Best Dam Lottery Game, a lottery whose proceeds would provide assistance for private well testing to seniors and
Dec 28, 2004, 9:57 am - Lottery News

Oregon Lottery seeks to start video slot games in July
Despite the opposition of some legislators, Oregon Lottery officials yesterday indicated that July 1 is being targeted as the start-up date for the lottery's new video slot-machine games. We aren't just going to flip a switch. We are going to plan it and make it successful, Lottery Director Dale Penn said during a meeting of the state Lottery Commission.Penn's comment came as the panel voted to begin exploring the steps needed to implement Gov. Ted Kulongoski's plan to expand state-sponsored ga
Dec 18, 2004, 12:01 pm - Lottery News

Minnesota Lottery plans to add new game
Minnesota's new lottery director said the state will need to introduce a new lottery product if the lottery hopes to meet its revenue goals.The Minnesota State Lottery wants to double its revenue in the next 20 years -- from $100 million to $200 million by 2024.Lottery Director Clint Harris said to achieve the goal the lottery will need to collect about 4 percent more revenue a year. He said the current games aren't likely to generate that kind of growth.Harris said the lottery has sent a report
Nov 26, 2004, 12:21 pm - Lottery News