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Wisconsin Lottery launches new All or Nothing game
5 Card Cash retired to make room for new game By Todd Northrop A lottery game format that has grown in popularity in recent years is now finding its way to Wisconsin. Starting today, Wisconsin lottery players are able to buy tickets for the latest Wisconsin Lottery game called All or Nothing. In the new game, players choose 11 numbers from a total pool of 22 numbers, and they can win the top prize by matching either all or none of the 11 numbers drawn to the numbers on their game tic ...
Apr 7, 2019, 12:24 pm - Lottery News forum

Florida lottery to roll out new game
By Todd Northrop The Florida Lottery is launching a new draw game called Jackpot Triple Play with Combo next week. The new game, which goes on sale Jan. 30, will replace Lucky Money, which ends Jan. 29. Jackpot Triple Play is unique in that for $1 players get a triple chance to win the jackpot, as each ticket has three sets of numbers to match with the winning numbers drawn. In other states similar games are typically offered for $2 per play. The game's jackpot rolls over and down to ...
Jan 23, 2019, 12:28 pm - Lottery News forum

NJ Lottery scrapped instant scratch-off game after only 3 days
High Card Poker rules were confusing By Todd Northrop The New Jersey Lottery pulled its latest instant scratch-off game from retailers' shelves after players became confused by the game's rules. High Card Poker (Game #01436) went on sale Aug. 7, and was canceled three days later on Aug. 10. In a statement, the NJ Lottery said the cancellation was due to the potential for players to misunderstand the game's win scenarios as stated on the back of tickets. Despite the game being voide ...
Aug 18, 2017, 9:13 am - Lottery News forum

Hot Lotto multi-state lottery game to end in October
By Todd Northrop Hot Lotto, a multi-state lottery draw game currently played in 14 states, will end this October. The final Hot Lotto drawing will be conducted on Saturday, Oct. 28. It is normal practice in the lottery industry to change your gaming mix and keep products fresh in the field. Based on overall performance after 15 years, it was time to make a change, West Virginia Lottery Director Alan Larrick said. The 14 lotteries that offer Hot Lotto are working on new game options that w ...
Aug 9, 2017, 8:15 am - Lottery News forum

Turmoil: Connecticut Lottery interim CEO quits
Frank Farricker, the Connecticut Lottery Corp.'s board chairman and interim CEO, resigned from both unpaid but influential positions Monday after drawing heavy criticism during a legislative inquiry into lottery officials' handling of the fraud-plagued 5 Card Cash lottery game. Saying that he hopes to help the lottery agency by ceasing any further distractions, Farricker wrote to the quasi-public agency's general counsel, Matthew Stone, and said he was quitting immediately. I am proud to ...
May 15, 2017, 7:09 pm - Lottery News forum

CT Lottery ignored warnings that game was vulnerable to fraud, investigation finds
Connecticut Lottery officials knew in January of 2015 that there was a way for retailers to illegally access the numbers of the 5 Card Cash game on their computer screens and manipulate tickets but waited 10 months to notify the Department of Consumer Protection that fraud was occurring. At a legislative hearing Tuesday morning Connecticut Lottery Corp.'s chairman and acting president, Frank Farricker, acknowledged that lottery officials put revenues over security issues concerning the game, ...
May 2, 2017, 4:38 pm - Lottery News forum

CT Lottery settles 5 Card Cash dispute with vendor
Will receive $300,000 from Scientific Games, not $4M sought The Connecticut Lottery Corp. has agreed to settle for a fraction of the nearly $4.2 million it had claimed that Scientific Games, the international gambling giant, lost in last year's hacking of the popular 5 Card Cash instant game. Frank Farricker, acting president of the lottery, said Monday that Scientific Games will provide about $300,000 to develop a new, more-secure operating system. The Las Vegas-based company has also agr ...
Nov 29, 2016, 2:03 pm - Lottery News forum

Report finds no conspiracy in CT Lottery scandal
New details of how vendors outsmarted their lottery terminals and printed themselves hundreds of thousands of dollars in instant, winning 5 Card Cash tickets, are revealed in the Connecticut Lottery Corp.'s final assessment of the scandal. Frank Farricker, chairman of the board overseeing the lottery, sent the eight-page assessment of the fraud to the state Department of Consumer Protection on Friday. The department regulates the lottery and investigates the wrongdoing. In a Sunday intervi ...
Nov 1, 2016, 12:13 pm - Lottery News forum

Multi-state Wild Card 2 game ending in February
North Dakota joining Lucky for Life multi-state game By Todd Northrop Wild Card 2, a multi-state lottery game currently offered in four states, is ending with the Feb. 24 drawing. The lottery game that has been played in one form or another for more than 20 years is being dropped after a fall in popularity, according to lottery officials. Wild Card 2 offers two plays for $1. It got its start in 1994 as Tri-West Lotto and was offered only in Idaho, Montana and South Dakota. In 1998, i ...
Jan 18, 2016, 9:59 am - Lottery News forum

Arizona Lottery launches new poker-themed game
Replaces the retired Weekly Winnings game By Todd Northrop Arizona Lottery players now have a new evening draw game to play featuring a playing card theme is proving to be very popular throughout North America. The new $2 lotto game called 5 Card Cash is modeled after the popular poker-themed games found in several state and provincial lotteries throughout the United States and Canada. While most Arizona Lottery games either have the opportunity to win instantly, or in a daily drawin ...
Oct 5, 2015, 10:40 am - Lottery News forum

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