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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

SC Lottery to end Carolina Cash 6 game
The Carolina Cash 6 game from the South Carolina Education Lottery will end with the Thursday, October 17 drawing. The announcement comes after ticket sales for the game introduced on April 2 of this year fell short of expectations. Our players never fully embraced the Carolina Cash 6 game, and without their support there was no reason to continue selling tickets for a game that did not generate player interest, Lottery Executive Director Paula Harper Bethea said. At the Education Lottery ...
Aug 25, 2013, 7:10 am - Lottery News forum

Colorado Lottery ends MatchPlay game
By Todd Northrop The Colorado Lottery conducted its final MatchPlay drawing Friday, capping a two-year run for the jackpot game. The $2 game, which launched in February, 2010, was originally designed to be on the market for approximately 18-24 months. In a statement issued earlier this month, the Lottery is said to be reviewing different game options to offer players in the near future. We want to offer a product mix that is fresh and entertaining, said Abel Tapia, director of the Colo ...
Jun 30, 2012, 5:57 am - Lottery News forum

Mass. Lottery ends game that was exploited by high-rollers
State will add New England multi-state game in March By Todd Northrop Massachusetts lottery players looking to buy Cash WinFall tickets this week had their last chance on Monday, the game's final drawing. The canceled game was the talk of the lottery industry last year, when it was revealed that a small group of high-rollers had identified a weakness in the game's prize structure that would occasionally make the payouts astronomical for players who could afford to wager huge amounts of ...
Jan 27, 2012, 7:57 am - Lottery News forum

Three state lotteries set to begin new multi-state game
Decades of Dollars to replace Win For Life game By Todd Northrop UPDATED: Since the original news story was written, it has come to our attention that Arkansas will not be participating in the new lottery game, due to legislative hurdles, and the Win For Life game will continue to be played in Virginia. The title of the story has been changed to reflect three state lotteries, rather than the four state lotteries originally referenced, and the body of the article has been updated with the a ...
Jan 11, 2011, 10:00 am - Lottery News forum

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