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Washington Lottery to begin accepting debit card payments
In a digital age, convenience is key By Kate Northrop The Washington Lottery is planning to rollout debit card payments for tickets at all its vending machines. In an increasingly digital and cashless era, offering different modes of convenience is a necessity for businesses that aim to stand out and thrive. By accepting debit payments, the Washington Lottery hopes to make it easier for players who don't always have cash on-hand. We recognize the world is evolving into a cashle
Jun 3, 2022, 12:52 pm - Lottery News

Washington man finds winning lottery ticket worth $2 million in his car window
Unsuspecting winner finds the right kind of ticket sitting on his dashboard By Kate Northrop While many loathe the thought of discovering a ticket sitting on the car windshield, a forgotten lottery ticket worth $2 million sitting on his dashboard turned out to be an early holiday present for one Washington man. A winning lottery ticket worth $2 million went unnoticed for a month as it sat undisturbed on a Granite Falls man's dashboard until he decided to clean out his car. The
Dec 14, 2021, 1:57 pm - Lottery News

Record number of winning tickets sold in single Washington Lottery Match 4 drawing
Over half a million dollars awarded in one drawing By Kate Northrop A record number of top prize-winning tickets were sold in a single Washington Lottery Match 4 drawing, awarding over half a million dollars in prizes in just one night. 53 Match 4 tickets hit all four drawn numbers on Oct. 30, awarding over half a million dollars in prizes to ticketholders who picked the combination 8-10-17-20. As each top prize-winning ticket is worth $10,000, the Lottery handed out $530,000 j
Nov 23, 2021, 10:41 am - Lottery News

Washington Army veteran of 29 years wins $5.4 million Lotto jackpot
Last minute deviation from routine rewards in full By Kate Northrop A quick and simple deviation from an everyday routine earned a Washington Army veteran a $5.4 million Lotto prize. Having served in the Army for 29 years, 59-year-old Kenneth C. of Spokane was used to a daily routine since transitioning to a civilian life. On most days after work, he would stop at a store, buy what he needed, and pick up a few lottery tickets while he's at it. He always has a play slip handy, ready t
Aug 20, 2021, 8:18 am - Lottery News

Daily routine helps Washington man win lottery twice at the same store
Player starts the day right with a cup of coffee, a newspaper, and some lottery tickets By Kate Northrop A retiree is walking away from the same retailer with two lottery wins totaling $120,000 thanks to his rinse-and-repeat routine. Some players spontaneously buy a lottery ticket and hit it big on a whim, while others find success in faithfully sticking to a set schedule or system. One Washington man won the lottery not once, but twice, thanks to his daily routine all at the same store
Apr 9, 2021, 5:51 pm - Lottery News

Washington Lottery making changes to Hit 5 game
Lottery reveals adjustments to Hit 5 a week after announcing rebranding of its Daily Game By Kate Northrop The Washington Lottery revealed modifications to its popular Hit 5 lottery game just a week after announcing its rebranding of Daily Game to Pick 3 . Starting Sunday, August 30, players will see those changes in effect. Currently, Hit 5 offers drawings three times a week and for a chance to win a minimum starting jackpot of $100,000. At the end of this month, the drawings will be r
Aug 19, 2020, 7:00 pm - Lottery News

Washington Lottery makes new changes to its oldest game
After 36 years, the last Daily Game draw will occur on August 29, 2020 By Kate Northrop The Washington Lottery is making new changes to its longest-running game of 36 years, with the final drawing under the name Daily Game to occur on August 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm. The draw game was initially released in 1984 under the name Triple Choice but then changed to Daily Game in 1987. 13,000 drawings later, it will be going through a rebranding once more. Starting August 30, the Daily Game will
Aug 11, 2020, 5:07 pm - Lottery News

Washington woman wins state's biggest lottery jackpot in a decade
A big surprise came to a woman in the small city of Brier after discovering she had won the $12.2 million Washington Lottery jackpot. The woman and her husband who wished to remain anonymous came forward Friday with the winning ticket. We're shocked, this is an unbelievable experience, the woman said in a press release According to a Washington Lottery press release, this is the largest the jackpot has reached in a decade. After hearing the winning Lotto numbers announced on July 3, th
Jul 24, 2019, 8:47 am - Lottery News

Washington Lotto ticket generated with two identical quick picks
Mitch Tracy beat the odds with a recent lottery ticket, but it didn't turn him into a millionaire. Tracy purchased the $1 ticket at a lottery machine in Spokane, Wash., and opted to let the Quick Pick feature choose his numbers. As he was walking away, he realized he'd been given the same numbers twice. You're supposed to get two lines for a buck, and both lines were the same numbers, Tracy said. Officials say the odds of that happening are about one in 14 million, which is double t
Apr 1, 2019, 8:44 am - Lottery News

Washington man wins lottery, then leaves ticket at gas station
A Pasco, Washington, man is making plans for his new restaurant after winning $180,000 in the Hit 5 lottery game. But he came close to losing the winning ticket. He bought his Hit 5 ticket at the Tesoro at 1212 N. Fourth Ave. in Pasco, Washington, for the drawing on Nov. 22. A few days later he returned to the gas station to check his ticket. When he heard he had a winning ticket splitting a $360,000 prize with the buyer of a second winning ticket his first thought was to share the g
Dec 5, 2017, 9:18 am - Lottery News

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