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Texas Lottery launches new scratch game to celebrate 20 year anniversary
Today, the Texas Lottery launched its new 20th Anniversary scratch-off game to commemorate the lottery's two decades of generating revenue for the state of Texas. With more than $21.5 million in prizes, the 20th Anniversary game features nine top prizes of $250,000 and more than 100 second-tier prizes of $1,000. Odds of winning any prize in the new game are one in 3.52, including break-even prizes. We continually strive to incorporate innovation into our products to provide Texans with th ...
May 14, 2012, 12:16 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery Post ranked among biggest lotto Web sites in March
Mega Millions $656 million jackpot causes traffic spike at lotto sites The record $656 million Mega Millions jackpot on March 30 caused a huge lift in traffic to lottery-related Web sites, according to the latest comScore Media Metrix report released today, with LotteryPost.com cited among the industry's biggest winners. comScore reported that the Lotto/Sweepstakes category attracted nearly 29 million visitors in March, a 25 percent increase, making it the top-gaining category for the mont ...
Apr 25, 2012, 10:30 am - Lottery News forum

MD Lottery: winner has not come forward yet
Press Release Rumors may be swirling, but the lucky Maryland winner who shares in Friday evening's record-breaking $656 million Mega Millions jackpot has not yet come forward. Despite numerous rumors to the contrary, no one has come in to claim the prize, said Maryland Lottery Director Stephen Martino. We will announce when we have a confirmed winner. The Lottery urges the ticket holder, who has 182 days from the drawing date to claim, to sign the back of his/her ticket, keep it in a ...
Apr 2, 2012, 12:32 pm - Lottery News forum

Arkansas Lottery Commission picks new director
The Arkansas Lottery Commission picked Bishop Woosley, the lottery's chief legal counsel, to be the state's new lottery director. The nine-member commission made the decision at the end of a day-long meeting Saturday at its headquarters in downtown Little Rock, after interviewing Woosley and six other candidates, lottery spokeswoman Julie Baldridge said. Baldridge, who has been serving as interim lottery director since Ernie Passailaigue resigned in October, said she looks forward to worki ...
Feb 12, 2012, 1:43 am - Lottery News forum

2011 Lottery Results Almanac Published
Latest edition of highly-regarded annual lottery reference book U.S. and Canada editions published simultaneously The latest edition of Lottery Post's highly-regarded lottery results reference book officially went on sale today. Lottery Post 2011 Lottery Results Almanac, United States Edition (ISBN 978-0-9826272-4-2), written by the founder of the popular Lottery Post web site and published by Speednet Group, is available for purchase immediately online at the publisher's web site (http ...
Jan 24, 2012, 9:15 pm - Lottery News forum

Free access to entire past year of lottery data also announced Lottery Post, the world's largest community of lottery players and home of the Internet's most popular lottery results service, announced today the launch of its latest industry-leading innovation: current and past lottery prize payout results for all of the hundreds of lottery games shown at the Lottery Post Web site, on both computers and smartphones, such as iPhone and Android. Although the 'winning numbers' portion of lotte ...
Oct 18, 2011, 2:30 am - Lottery News forum

NJ Lottery drawings to return to broadcast TV
Public Media, the New Jersey parent company of NJTV, announced today that New Jersey state lottery numbers will once again be carried on New Jersey public television. Beginning September 6, the Lottery's daily winning numbers results will be aired at 1:58 p.m. and 8:58 p.m. seven days a week. New Jersey state lottery drawings had previously been televised each day on NJN but ceased when the state turned over operation of the network to PMNJ. The live Lottery drawings will continue to be he ...
Sep 1, 2011, 3:43 pm - Lottery News forum

Changes coming to Powerball multi-state lottery game in January
Starting jackpots double to $40 million Better overall odds for more winners Ticket price will increase to $2 Changes coming Jan. 15, 2012 As Powerball prepares to celebrate its 20th year in 2012, the game is being redesigned to bring more value to its players. Jackpots will start at $40 million and the jackpot is being made easier to win. The overall odds of winning any prize are also easier, and there are more chances to win a prize of at least $1 million cash. The ticket pr ...
Jun 27, 2011, 5:15 pm - Lottery News forum

Kentucky Lottery launches 50/50 raffle Friday
State's first raffle in 4 years Lottery Post Exclusive by Todd Northrop On Friday, the Kentucky Lottery kicks off sales for its newest game, 50/50 Split the Pot Raffle. Tickets for the new raffle game will only be available for a period of less than four weeks, and on June 10, one lucky winner is going to win half the proceeds. Unlike a traditional raffle, the 50/50 game does not impose a limit on the number of tickets sold; rather, the more tickets that are sold, the better, beca ...
May 12, 2011, 5:35 pm - Lottery News forum

2 NY Powerball winners of $170M being introduced
New York Lottery officials say they'll present checks worth more than $170 million to two upstate New York winners of two recent Powerball drawings. New York Lottery is holding a news conference at a 11 a.m. Friday in downtown Albany to present a $48.8 million check for a winning ticket sold in Wilton, Saratoga County, and a $122 million check for a winning ticket sold in Catskill, Greene County. Lottery officials say the winners, New York's first in the multi-state lottery, will be introd ...
Feb 11, 2011, 10:15 am - Lottery News forum