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N.H. Lottery Proposes $25 Scratch Tickets
New Hampshire's lottery chief warned House and Senate tax experts Thursday that revenue will remain flat unless lawmakers agree to raise the price of instant scratch tickets.Sweepstakes Commission Executive Director Rick Wisler is asking the Legislature for permission to double the most expensive ticket - from $10 to $20.The change would generate $3.8 million more in the year ending June 30, 2006, according to Wisler.If the commission were to get permission to raise the price still higher to $25 ...
Jan 14, 2005, 10:00 am - Lottery News forum

Lottery company keeping Jamaica on hold
Four years after being granted a lottery licence, and after one false start, Telefun International is yet to begin operating in the Jamaican market, the directors apparently having failed so far to raise the capital to float their games.At the same time, however, other companies have applied for lottery licences and are awaiting Cabinet approval, Walter Scott, chairman of the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Commission, confirmed yesterday.Telefun International, which was granted a 10-year licence ...
Jan 5, 2005, 12:30 pm - Lottery News forum

'4 This Way' is a Big Hit with New Mexico Lottery Players
The New Mexico Lottery Authority has announced that its newest lotto game, 4 This Way! has averaged more than three top prize winners a week since its launch in September.To date, 42 players from across the state have won the game's top $4,000 prize by matching all four winning numbers in the order they were drawn, a release from the Lottery says.Each play costs $1 and there are four prize levels, ranging from $4,000 to $1.It's difficult to compare the success of the Lottery's various games in ...
Dec 30, 2004, 9:05 am - Lottery News forum

NJ lottery player pursues an idea to help the environment
Ed Knorr was standing in line at a convenience store recently, waiting to buy a New Jersey lottery ticket.As he stood there, an idea struck him. What if funds from a state lottery game benefited the environment, aiding specific funding issues for various environmental causes?Knorr, chairman of the Williamstown-based Green Action Alliance, decided to pursue that idea. He devised the Best Dam Lottery Game, a lottery whose proceeds would provide assistance for private well testing to seniors and ...
Dec 28, 2004, 9:57 am - Lottery News forum

Oregon Lottery seeks to start video slot games in July
Despite the opposition of some legislators, Oregon Lottery officials yesterday indicated that July 1 is being targeted as the start-up date for the lottery's new video slot-machine games. We aren't just going to flip a switch. We are going to plan it and make it successful, Lottery Director Dale Penn said during a meeting of the state Lottery Commission.Penn's comment came as the panel voted to begin exploring the steps needed to implement Gov. Ted Kulongoski's plan to expand state-sponsored ga ...
Dec 18, 2004, 12:01 pm - Lottery News forum

Minnesota Lottery plans to add new game
Minnesota's new lottery director said the state will need to introduce a new lottery product if the lottery hopes to meet its revenue goals.The Minnesota State Lottery wants to double its revenue in the next 20 years -- from $100 million to $200 million by 2024.Lottery Director Clint Harris said to achieve the goal the lottery will need to collect about 4 percent more revenue a year. He said the current games aren't likely to generate that kind of growth.Harris said the lottery has sent a report ...
Nov 26, 2004, 12:21 pm - Lottery News forum

NJ Lottery adds second Internet game
New Jersey, the first state to unveil an Internet lottery game earlier this year, is forging ahead with a second online offering in an effort to lure younger players.Tetris, an action puzzle computer game popular in the 1980s, will officially become a lottery e-game starting today. Just like Cyber Slingo, the Internet game the New Jersey Lottery launched in February, players can buy Tetris tickets from retailers and scratch off a computer access code that enables them to play online.The goal for ...
Nov 2, 2004, 10:43 am - Lottery News forum

Euro Millions lottery expands to six new countries
Lottery players in six new countries will be able to cash in on the Euro Millions lottery starting from Friday, said the French creator of the game.Up to now only people in Britain, France and Spain could play Euro Millions, but starting Friday inhabitants of Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Portugal and Switzerland will be able to purchase tickets and try their luck.The European lottery was launched in February of this year by the national lottery companies of Britain, france and Spain -- Camelot, ...
Oct 5, 2004, 11:49 am - Lottery News forum

Iowa Lottery unveils first electronic scratch game
Lottery players in Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Waterloo and Cedar Falls have the first chance at playing the first electronic scratch game beginning today.The Iowa Lottery will begin distributing battery powered cards loaded with 80 plays. Each card will cost $20 -- that amounts to 25 cents per play, thus the name Quarter Play, lottery officials said.The cards, about the size of a driver's license, guarantee a payout of at least $5. Among the 20,000 cards to be sold in the initial marketing test, 3 ...
Oct 4, 2004, 3:35 pm - Lottery News forum

Ohio Lottery Rolls Out New Game: Rolling Cash 5
The Ohio Lottery Commission yesterday announced a new game for Ohio Lottery players that provides a little lotto twist. Rolling Cash 5, a new 5-of-39 game set to replace Buckeye 5, goes on sale Sunday, Oct. 3.Rolling Cash 5s first drawing will be held Monday, Oct. 4. Buckeye 5s final drawing takes place Saturday, Oct. 2.Top prize odds for Rolling Cash 5 are 1 in 575,757; overall odds are 1 in 9.Rolling Cash 5 offers a rolling jackpot prize that starts at $100,000. If the jackpot is not hit, i ...
Sep 28, 2004, 8:59 am - Lottery News forum