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Scientific Games Launches "Lottery Museum"
Scientific Games Corporation announced that it has launched the Internet Scientific Games Lottery Museum at http://www.scientificgames.com in honor of the 30th anniversary of the introduction of the first secure instant lottery ticket.The site features images of Scientific Games' instant tickets from 1974 to 2004, along with a short history of the developments in each era.Scientific Games is a key player in the lottery industry and is dedicated to the research, authentication, acquisition and pr ...
Jun 2, 2004, 11:37 am - Lottery News forum
Delaware agent wins "fastest lottery fingers" award
The second time was the charm for Aimee Truitt.Miss Truitt, 18, of Georgetown, Delaware, walked away with $800 after winning the Delaware Lottery's 12th annual Fastest Fingers championship March 30 in Dover.A clerk at Bodie's Market in Georgetown, Miss Truitt was one of 14 terminal operators from Delaware Lottery retail stores eligible to compete in the finals. Competitors raced through a test that determined which operator could produce a set number of lottery tickets in the shortest time. Mi ...
Apr 8, 2004, 6:18 am - Lottery News forum
Mega Millions drawings won't go home until someone wins
Tonight's $222 million Mega Millions drawing will be broadcast live from Times Square in New York City, and Mega Millions drawings will continue to originate from Times Square until the Mega Millions jackpot is won, according to Michigan Lottery officials.Mega Millions drawings normally run 45 seconds in length, but will be extended to 60 seconds for the special drawing(s) being held in Times Square.The Georgia Lottery said the 11 participating states decided to move the drawing to New York's Ti ...
Feb 20, 2004, 9:07 am - Lottery News forum
300 years of winners, losers in state's lottery-history exhibit
Scandal strikes the lottery system; a former politician who's a mathematician argues passionately that lotteries should be banned; the General Assembly holds hearings.The scenario sounds like the state lottery of today: Lincoln Park's executive director and the CEO of Lincoln's parent company stand indicted for allegedly trying to bribe the law firm of the former speaker of the House. Rodney Driver, a former state representative and mathematics professor, argues to anyone who will listen that lo ...
Oct 6, 2003, 4:04 am - Lottery News forum