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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

Virginia Lottery's new in-state game awards $1 million, taxes paid
$1,000,000 Money Ball game being retired Wouldn't it be nice if you won some money, and you received a bonus to pay the taxes on your windfall? That's the idea behind the Virginia's Lottery's newest game, Bank a Million. The top prize in this new draw game is $1 million, but winners of that prize receive something extra. The top prize amount is calculated so that winners actually receive $1 million after the federal and state tax-withholdings. In other words, winners get to actually bank a ...
Aug 24, 2015, 8:53 am - Lottery News forum

Minnesota paperless, instant-win Lottery games to end
The Minnesota Lottery's experiment with paperless, instant-play tickets sold over the Internet and other platforms will come to an end as Gov. Mark Dayton decided Thursday against vetoing legislation suspending the games. The Legislature had sent Dayton the bill to stop the virtual games after overwhelming votes in the Senate last week and the House on Thursday. Spokesman Matt Swenson said Dayton would defer to their will rather than veto it, which could have subjected him to a possible overr ...
May 15, 2015, 8:45 am - Lottery News forum

States pull the plug on Monopoly Millionaires' Club
Last drawing on Dec. 26 By Todd Northrop The states involved in the Monopoly Millionaires' Club lottery game have decided to halt ticket sales for the game as of Dec. 26. Twenty-two states plus the District of Columbia current offer the multi-state lottery game, which started just two months ago. The decision means players in the participating states can buy tickets for the game until Dec. 26. Three more drawings will be held, including those scheduled for Dec. 12, Dec. 19, and Dec. ...
Dec 12, 2014, 8:20 pm - Lottery News forum

Texas Lottery suspends sales of Monopoly Millionaires' Club game
Low sales to blame The Texas Lottery announced today that it will suspend sales of the multi-state Monopoly Millionaires' Club game following the drawing on Friday, Dec. 12. Texas is one of 23 states participating in the game that was launched on Oct. 19. Sales for the game have not met the lottery industry's projections and have continued to decline nationally since its introduction. After careful review, the Texas Lottery has decided to suspend sales of the game because of the prize l ...
Dec 11, 2014, 4:09 pm - Lottery News forum

Illinois Lottery cancels My3 game
Last drawing Sunday By Todd Northrop Illinois lottery officials, acting on the recommendation of its private manager, Northstar Lottery Group, announced Tuesday they are removing My3 from its draw game portfolio. The final drawing of My3 will be Sunday, September 14th at 6:30pm. The game was launched two years ago and was designed to be a simplified alternative to the Pick 3 and Pick 4 games. However, due to its sales performance, the game is being removed from the draw game portfoli ...
Sep 10, 2014, 6:58 pm - Lottery News forum

Arkansas, Georgia and Kentucky lotteries to cancel Decades of Dollars
Making room for upcoming national Monopoly game By Todd Northrop There are just twenty remaining chances to play and win the multi-state Decades of Dollars game in Arkansas, Georgia, and Kentucky. The first drawing of Decades of Dollars was on Feb. 3, 2011, in the states of Georgia, Kentucky, and Virginia. Arkansas later joined the game starting with the drawing on May 5, 2011. Arkansas, Georgia, and Kentucky will not be participating in any drawings after October 16, 2014. After tha ...
Aug 8, 2014, 1:23 pm - Lottery News forum

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