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N.D. Lottery mistake leads callers to sex line
Lady luck , the symbol of North Dakota's new Powerball lottery, may be blushing a bit.It turns out a toll free number posted on lottery ticket terminals at nearly 400 sites statewide is incorrect.The 800 number is meant for retailers who have questions about the lottery. But it refers callers to another number. The second number is a sex talk line.State lottery spokeswoman Eileen Walsh says it was a misprint. The wrong prefix was used. Instead of an 800 prefix -- the number should have carried ...
Mar 19, 2004, 4:33 am - Lottery News forum

Virginia Lottery Rains on Lady Luck's Parade
Luck may be a lady in North Dakota, but Virginia officials say she was there first.Lady Luck is appearing in North Dakota ads as a weary figure in a red dress, traveling the state to get people to buy a ticket for the new state lottery that starts March 25.Virginia officials say another Lady Luck has been hustling to promote their state lottery since 1990. And they are looking closely at the North Dakota ads. At this point we're aware of it, said Ed Scarborough, a spokesman for the Virginia L ...
Feb 23, 2004, 5:08 am - Lottery News forum

Powerball won't be only lottery option
When North Dakota's new lottery begins selling Powerball tickets on March 25, it will represent only the first sample of a gambling assortment that state officials plan to offer this year.At least two lesser-known games, Hot Lotto and Wild Card 2, are slated for introduction this summer. Another, called 2 by 2, may be rolled out in the fall, although Chuck Keller, North Dakota's lottery director, said that has not been decided.North Dakota also may participate in an international lottery by June ...
Jan 5, 2004, 6:03 am - Lottery News forum

Big lottery jackpot spurs border rush
Perry Graves didnt cross the state line from North Carolina to Virginia just to play the lottery.Im up here to win the game! the Reidsville man said.He was not alone.Many Tar Heels flocked across the Virginia line and plunked down cash for a chance at the $155 million jackpot in tonights multistate Mega Millions game. The drawing will be at 11 p.m.The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 135,145,920, but that didnt stop the steady stream of customers at Peoples General Store, just a mile and a h ...
Dec 30, 2003, 5:45 am - Lottery News forum

Starting date for N.D. lottery is set for March 25
North Dakota will begin selling Powerball tickets March 25, the director of the new state lottery said.The date, a Thursday, was suggested by Scientific Games International, the company that has been hired to supply computer terminals and other equipment for retailers to use in selling tickets.North Dakota's lottery will begin business by selling tickets to Powerball, a game that is played in 24 states, including Montana, South Dakota and Minnesota.Later next year, the lottery will begin offerin ...
Dec 10, 2003, 7:14 am - Lottery News forum

Company picked to operate North Dakota state lottery
Scientific Games International, which sells Powerball lottery tickets in Montana, Iowa and four other states, has been chosen to provide equipment for North Dakota's entry into the game next year.An advisory board voted Monday to pick Scientific Games over two competitors, GTech Corp. and Intralot USA, as the state's lottery supplier.State Rep. RaeAnn Kelsch, R-Mandan, the chairwoman of the board, said the company offered a more favorable commission rate than its competitors. Scientific Games c ...
Dec 2, 2003, 4:19 am - Lottery News forum

N.D. lottery supplier nearly picked
Organizers of North Dakota's new lottery have interviewed companies that are competing to sell tickets, and a potential supplier -- and a new promotional logo for the game -- may be approved as early as next week.Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said no specific date for selling the first Powerball ticket has been set, although he still expects the game to begin by April 1. It just takes time, and people get very anxious -- especially when the Powerball jackpot gets up -- to buy their tickets, a ...
Nov 24, 2003, 5:03 am - Lottery News forum

N.D. Lottery Sales Applications Open
North Dakota's lottery office is taking applications from businesses that want to sell tickets.Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says today the lottery is expecting to license about 300 businesses. The demand for a lottery license will probably be much greater.Merchants who sell lottery tickets will get a five percent commission.Getting a sales license takes money. It costs 50 dollars to turn in the application, 30 dollars for a records check and 20 dollars for most credit checks.The fees are not ...
Oct 6, 2003, 5:33 am - Lottery News forum

N.D. Gets Lottery Director
North Dakota's lottery now has a permanent director, as Chuck Keller was hired for the job Wednesday.Keller has been the interim director of the state lottery office. He is a long-time administrator in the state's gaming division.The state's lottery advisory board unanimously agreed today to recommend Keller for the job. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says he'll go along and hire Keller for the position.Keller will be paid 65-thousand-dollars a year.North Dakota's new Powerball game is expecte ...
Sep 25, 2003, 2:20 am - Lottery News forum

N.D. rules out credit cards for lottery
North Dakota should forbid credit-card sales of lottery tickets, and merchants should have the discretion to decide whether to take gamblers' checks or debit cards, a lottery advisory board concluded Wednesday.The committee, which is made up of three state legislators and two former lawmakers, is helping to write rules to implement North Dakota's entry into the Powerball lottery. State regulators hope to begin Powerball sales by April.Its members voted Wednesday to bar ticket sellers from allowi ...
Sep 25, 2003, 2:16 am - Lottery News forum