Colorado Lottery launches new jackpot game next week
The Colorado Lottery will launch its first new Jackpot game in nine years next week.
Called MatchPlay, the game will offer a rolling, $100,000 jackpot and more ways to win than the Lottery's current Jackpot games.
Drawings for MatchPlay will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays at approximately 7:40 p.m.. The first tickets for the game will be sold on Sun., Feb. 21, and the first drawing will be held on Tue., Feb. 23.
MatchPlay is a fresh, new game that will provide our players with fun fea ...
Feb 17, 2010, 12:11 pm - Lottery News forum
Canada lottery almanac for 2009 published
For the first time, Canada lottery players can obtain a year's worth of lottery winning numbers for each of the country's games in one book.
Lottery Post 2009 Lottery Results Almanac, Canada Edition (ISBN 978-0-9826272-1-1), available for purchase immediately by publisher Speednet Group, is offered just two weeks after the United States edition of the same title was published.
Over time these lottery results almanacs will become increasingly important to daily lottery players, says Todd N ...
Feb 9, 2010, 6:14 pm - Lottery News forum
Lottery Results Almanac is first mainstream lottery results reference book
Creator of Lottery Post publishes milestone title
Lottery players finally get the respect they deserve, with the publication of the first in a series of lottery results reference books geared to a market that has been largely underserved by mainstream publishers.
Lottery Post 2009 Lottery Results Almanac, United States Edition (ISBN 978-0-9826272-0-4), written by the creator of the popular Lottery Post web site and published by Speednet Group, is available for purchase immediately online a ...
Jan 24, 2010, 2:12 pm - Lottery News forum
Iowa Lottery gives raffle game another try
The Iowa Lottery is giving a raffle game another try and hoping for more luck with the weather.
Lottery vice president, Mary Neubauer says the first raffle game launched in the spring of 2008 timing that turned out not to be so lucky.
Neubauer says the raffle sales started just at the time when the tornadoes and flooding hit the state and that had a big impact on the raffle says. The new raffle is called Pot O' Gold Raffle and the winner will be drawn on St. Patrick's Day.
She says the ...
Jan 19, 2010, 8:01 am - Lottery News forum
Arkansas Lottery announces 'points for prizes' rewards program
The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery is adding even more value to instant lottery tickets with a new program called Points for Prizes.
In the new program, players earn points by going to the lottery's website and entering their non-winning instant tickets. These points can then be redeemed for exciting merchandise.
The Play It Again second-chance drawing program began with the Lottery on September 28, 2009. Since then, more than 100,000 players have registered for an online player services acc ...
Jan 19, 2010, 1:06 am - Lottery News forum
Missouri Lottery names new director
The Missouri Lottery Commission named May Scheve Reardon of St. Louis as the executive director of the Missouri Lottery during a commission meeting held today in Jefferson City. Her appointment takes effect immediately.
Reardon will be the Lottery's fifth executive director since Lottery sales began in January 1986.
Reardon, the first woman to hold the position, brings extensive leadership experience in the financial, nonprofit and government sectors, including 12 years as a state represen ...
Dec 10, 2009, 10:30 pm - Lottery News forum
Kentucky Lottery approves adding Mega Millions
The Kentucky Lottery Corporation's board of directors has approved a cross-selling agreement allowing sales of the Mega Millions multi-state jackpot game in the Commonwealth.
Tentatively set to go on sale in Kentucky at the end of January 2010, lottery players will have both Mega Millions and Powerball available as multi-state multi-million dollar games.
Drawings for Mega Millions are held Tuesday and Friday nights, while Powerball drawings will continue to be held Wednesday and Saturday n ...
Dec 7, 2009, 9:57 pm - Lottery News forum
S.C. Lottery ending MegaMatch 6 game
To avoid confusion with Mega Millions
The South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) announced MegaMatch 6 will end with the Tuesday, December 29 drawing.
The MegaMatch 6 rolling jackpot game has enjoyed a successful run for nearly two years, generating more than $24 million in sales and over $16 million in prizes.
MegaMatch 6 has been a vital part of our family of games, said Paula Harper Bethea, SCEL's Executive Director. These games are fun but are primarily designed to raise money for ...
Dec 3, 2009, 8:42 am - Lottery News forum
Arizona Lottery announces raffle with 'Early Bird' drawing
Early buyers also get free Powerball tickets
With Christmas and New Year's Day approaching, the state lotteries are once again preparing their latest holiday raffle promotions.
Thursday the Arizona Lottery announced their Holiday Edition of the Millionaire Raffle game that will award more than $3 million in total cash prizes, including one $1 million grand prize and a special Early Bird drawing on Nov. 19 worth $100,000.
Tickets for the Arizona Lottery's latest Millionaire Raffle go on ...
Oct 30, 2009, 7:29 am - Lottery News forum
Texas Lottery unveils scratch-off ticket that benefits veterans
The Texas Lottery Commission on Nov. 9 just ahead of Veterans Day will start selling the first scratch-off ticket dedicated to a cause other than public education, where game profits now go.
The Veterans Cash scratch-off ticket is predicted to pour $9 million a year into veterans' services when fully operational, and $5 million for the start-up year. The red, white and blue, eagle-adorned tickets will cost $2 apiece with a top prize of $20,000.
Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio, and ...
Oct 19, 2009, 8:33 pm - Lottery News forum