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Québec Lottery launches first-ever lottery ticket printed on 100% recycled materials
Lottery sets an environmentally friendly precedent By Kate Northrop The Qu bec Lottery announced last week that they have just launched the first-ever lottery ticket printed on entirely recycled materials. It's the Lottery's latest step toward a reduced environmental footprint and the first time that any lottery corporation in the world has released a ticket made completely from recycled materials. The environmentally friendly ticket is from the scratch-off game Évasion, which ...
Jan 29, 2021, 1:28 pm - Lottery News forum

Lottery courier service pioneers online sales model in Texas
Massive multi-state jackpots fuel surge in online ticket sales By Kate Northrop Lottery courier service theLotter is changing the way people in the state of Texas are buying lottery tickets, and two multi-state mega jackpots combined with pandemic-driven online sales are proving to be the perfect storm. As 2021 kicks off with two multi-state lottery jackpots swelling over $1 billion combined, players are buying up their tickets in a frenzy any which way. Online ticket sales are surging ...
Jan 14, 2021, 6:59 pm - Lottery News forum

Misprinted Kentucky Lottery tickets lead players to mistakenly believe they won
IGT software error dashes players' hopes and excitement By Kate Northrop Quite a few Kentucky Lottery players thought they had won big time when they saw matching symbols printed on their Tic Tac Cash Fast Play tickets, but that joy quickly dissipated when they found out that those symbols were not indicators of winning the lottery at all, rather they were a result of a software error. According to the Kentucky Lottery, a vendor software issue affected some lottery vending machines in O ...
Dec 17, 2020, 5:19 pm - Lottery News forum

NJ Lottery mistakenly printed malicious website address on lottery tickets
By Kate Northrop The New Jersey Lottery misspelled the address of their second-chance website on lottery tickets, leading players to visit a malicious website with the potential to install malware on their computer. According to the Lottery, a state vendor programmed store registers to print an incorrect web address on tickets for playing Collect 'N Win, a second-chance promotion that has been running for about three weeks. Bill Bauer, a former software engineer from Edison, said he enc ...
Aug 28, 2020, 12:26 pm - Lottery News forum

Texas Lottery introduces new in-lane option for purchasing lottery tickets
For the first time in the U.S., numbers can be printed directly on receipt paper By Kate Northrop The Texas Lottery just adjusted the way players can buy their lottery tickets the purchasing process, along with the appearance of a ticket, is gaining a new alternative. For the first time in the United States, players can buy their Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets printed on cash register receipt paper, otherwise known as a Receipt Ticket. Currently, the Texas Lottery is offeri ...
Jul 21, 2020, 4:07 pm - Lottery News forum

Nebraska Lottery warns players about misprinted Lucky for Life tickets
Lucky for Life players are encouraged to check lottery tickets printed on or before Thursday after about 125 multi-draw tickets were misprinted with incorrect end-of-game dates, Nebraska Lottery officials said in a release Friday. Multi-draw tickets allow players to purchase up to 12 weeks of drawings in advance, and those tickets contain the start and end dates of drawings, the release said. An incorrect end date can cause players to mistakenly believe their ticket has lost. The start ...
Jun 6, 2020, 9:43 am - Lottery News forum

Texas Lottery to expand ticket sales at checkout lanes
Charlie Thomas, a home health care provider who also scrubs floors in the evening, says he buys lottery tickets every time I get a paycheck. Thomas, 55, has been playing the Texas Lottery for two decades. His fortune hunting takes a $30 bite out of his weekly pay, but he's won about $1,000 over the years. His most recent good fortune was a $100 win on a bingo lottery ticket. He was less lucky one day last month: The $2 scratch-off he bought at an East Austin convenience store came up empt ...
Jan 21, 2020, 9:36 am - Lottery News forum

Some Oregon lottery tickets printed with wrong date
By Todd Northrop Oregon residents who purchased Powerball lottery tickets over the weekend will want to double check the draw dates after a computer glitch caused some tickets to misstate which date the winning numbers will be drawn, lottery officials said Tuesday. Advance 24-draw quick-pick Powerball tickets printed between Friday, Aug. 10 and Monday, Aug. 12 listed incorrect dates for the Oct. 26, 29 and Nov. 2 draws, the lottery said in a statement. While the dates on the tickets are o ...
Aug 15, 2019, 8:30 am - Lottery News forum

Florida Lottery issues last-minute challenge to 'addictive' warning labels on tickets
The Florida Lottery wants another look at the potential impact on education funding from legislation that would require slapping gambling-addiction warning labels on the front of tickets and ads. Gov. Ron DeSantis is getting closer to deciding whether to approve the bill (HB 629), which passed the House and Senate in early May. An initial projection about the bill's impact on education funding was made in March. But, appearing this week before state economists, Florida Lottery Director of ...
Jun 13, 2019, 9:43 pm - Lottery News forum

World Lottery Association president urges veto of warning labels
Florida's first lottery secretary called on Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto legislation placing warning labels on tickets. Rebecca Paul Hargrove, now president of the World Lottery Association, said Florida could set an unfortunate precedent. Should the bill (HB 629) become law, it could hurt lottery-funded programs nationwide. The instant scratch-off games have been around for over 45 years, and sales of these games continue to grow every year, Hargrove wrote in a letter to DeSantis, but more ...
May 20, 2019, 9:45 am - Lottery News forum

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