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Florida Lottery's new Wheel of Fortune scratch-off game sets sales records
The Florida announced last week that Scratch-Off ticket sales for the newest $5 Scratch-Off game, Wheel of Fortune, exceeded $6.1 million in its first week, setting a record for the highest first week of sales by any game at that price point. The game also set a record for having the highest single week sales ever for a $5 game, with $7.6 million in sales in its second week, eclipsing the previous record set by $500,000 Gold Rush in 2015 by 10 percent. Every new game the Florida Lottery r ...
Apr 25, 2016, 9:15 am - Lottery News forum

Wyoming Lottery looks at offering statewide raffle
While seeking permission last week to add a fourth game for Wyoming lottery players this year, WyoLotto officials were also looking at offering a statewide raffle. Right now we're doing research and focus groups on raffles to get an idea of what people think of them, WyoLotto CEO Jon Clontz said. Clontz said raffles could be held once or twice a year, beginning in 2017. The Wyoming Lottery Corp. board of directors would have to approve adding the raffle. You can give money away, but m ...
Mar 25, 2016, 4:33 pm - Lottery News forum

NC Lottery tries persuading lawmakers to expand games
North Carolina could collect more money through the state-run lottery if it expanded the number of games offered, Lottery Director Alice Garland told lawmakers Thursday. But such a move would likely have to wait until next year and would have to get past a sizable cadre of conservatives deeply suspicious of any move to expand the games. If that's a source of revenue other legislators want to pursue, that's out there, Rep. Jason Saine, R-Lincoln, said after the meeting, adding quickly that le ...
Mar 11, 2016, 10:29 am - Lottery News forum

More state lotteries adding "win for life" games
More than half of US lotteries now offer a for life lotto draw game By Todd Northrop In the past year a new multi-state lottery game concept where the top prize pays out over the lifetime of the winner has swept across the United States. Just like there are two big-jackpot multi-state lottery games Powerball and Mega Millions there are also two multi-state for life games: Cash4Life and Lucky for Life. The games offer a top prize and a second prize that pay off over the lifetime of th ...
Jan 22, 2016, 6:45 am - 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

Massachusetts Lottery considers its own online fantasy sports game
The Massachusetts Lottery is considering developing a daily fantasy sports game as the online competitions have exploded in popularity and faced increased scrutiny about their legality. Michael Sweeney, the lottery's executive director, said exploring options amid such games' legal ambiguity is necessary if state lotteries are to remain viable in a changing gambling landscape. Until such time as it becomes absolutely clear that this is illegal, we have an obligation to really grapple with ...
Nov 9, 2015, 9:26 am - Lottery News forum

Tennessee Lottery joins multi-state Cash4Life game Sunday
By Todd Northrop Starting Sunday, Nov. 1, lottery players in Tennessee can participate in a growing multi-state game offering a top prize of $1000 per day for the rest of your life. Cash4Life was started in 2014 as a two-state game, played in New Jersey and New York, and has been slowly expanding into other states. Tennessee will be the fifth state to participate. Playing Cash4Life is just like playing other typical lotto games: players select 5 numbers from a field of 1 to 60, and 1 Ca ...
Oct 30, 2015, 10:28 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

Texas Lottery starts new 'Texas Triple Chance' game next week
Includes video report By Todd Northrop Texas Lottery players will be getting a brand new game to play, starting next week. On Sunday, Sept. 27, tickets for the new Texas Triple Chance game will go on sale at lottery retailers throughout the state. It is the Texas Lottery's first all-new draw game since All or Nothing was launched on Sept. 9, 2012. The new game is played like a traditional lotto-style game, in which players choose seven numbers between 1 and 55. But unlike the other T ...
Sep 21, 2015, 4:58 pm - Lottery News forum

Here comes BBQ-scented N.C. Lottery scratch tickets
In the never-ending effort to make buying a lottery ticket new and fun, the N.C. Education Lottery has come up with tickets that smell like barbecue when you scratch them. Lottery officials will unveil their new BBQ Bucks scratch-off tickets Tuesday at Clyde Cooper's Barbecue in downtown Raleigh and at Queen City Q in Charlotte. The $2 scratch-and-sniff tickets will bring a chance to win up to $25,000 and to enter a secondary drawing for one of 10 prizes of 100 pounds of pork and a Big Green ...
Sep 1, 2015, 8:20 am - Lottery News forum

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