Maryland Lottery raffle game sells fewer tickets than hoped
Countdown to Millions, Maryland's raffle-like lottery, didn't sell as many tickets as lottery officials had hoped, and the drawing was delayed one day to sell more.
At $20 apiece, they were the most expensive tickets ever. The Maryland Lottery held its drawing Monday night for Countdown to Millions new game featuring the Maryland Lottery's best odds ever at winning $1 million.
The lottery sold about 325,000 tickets, short of the lottery's 420,000-ticket goal, said lottery spokeswoman Carol ...
Jan 2, 2007, 2:36 pm - Lottery News forum
Mother of 4 among Florida Lottery raffle winners
The Florida Lottery raffled of 10 tickets worth $1 million Monday as part of their Holiday Millionaire Raffle.
Lottery computers picked 130 winning numbers from the 1.25 million tickets for $20 each sold in its first-ever raffle.
Twenty tickets are worth $100,000 and holders of the other 100 tickets can claim $10,000.
Michelle Strother, of Deltona, was one of the winners to claim the $1 million prize. The mother of four said she was elated when she heard the news.
People at wor ...
Jan 2, 2007, 12:38 am - Lottery News forum
Maryland Lottery Countdown to Millions Raffle Winning Numbers Drawn
The winning numbers for the Maryland Lottery's first-ever raffle were selected on New Year's Day, 2007.
The Maryland Lottery added the game to its product mix on November 20th with the launch of Countdown to Millions, a $20 raffle-style game. Unlike other lottery and jackpot games, Countdown to Millions offers a limited number of tickets designed to be sold in their entirety prior to awarding prizes.
There were four million-dollar winners, and many winners of prizes ranging from $500 to ...
Jan 2, 2007, 12:34 am - Lottery News forum
Minnesota Lottery Millionaire Raffle Results
The Minnesota Lottery selected the winning numbers Monday for its special Millionaire Raffle drawing.
Minnesota Millionaire Raffle is the first Raffle game from the Minnesota State Lottery.
Players purchased tickets for $10 each. Tickets went on sale November 1st and sold out before the December 31st deadline.
The full set of winning numbers for Minnesota's Millionaire Raffle are posted at:
Lottery officials said that Minnes ...
Jan 2, 2007, 12:09 am - Lottery News forum
Winning numbers chosen in Delaware Lottery's first raffle
The winning numbers for the Delaware Lottery's first-ever raffle were selected yesterday, Dec. 31, 2006.
The winning number for the $250,000 grand prize is 00036224. The five winning numbers for the $25,000 prizes are 00029012, 00059271, 00066514, 00066667 and 00095829.
There were 250 winning numbers that paid $500 apiece as well. The full list of winning numbers can be seen at:
The 100,000 tickets sold for the raffle cost $10 e ...
Jan 1, 2007, 4:09 pm - Lottery News forum
Florida Lottery Holiday Millionaire Raffle Results
The Florida Lottery selected the winning numbers Monday for its special Holiday Millionaire Raffle drawing.
1.25 million Holiday Millionaire Raffle tickets costing $20 each were sold for the raffle. The tickets were sold out in just 12 days.
The raffle will produce 10 prizes worth $1 million, 20 prizes worth $100,000, and 100 prizes worth $10,000.
The full list of winning numbers can be found on the Holiday Millionaire Raffle page:
Jan 1, 2007, 3:37 pm - Lottery News forum
Penn. Lottery Millionaire Raffle results drawn
The Pennsylvania Lottery selected the winning numbers Saturday for its special Millionaire Raffle drawing.
Contestants have a 1-in-125,000 chance of winning one of five $1 million prizes.
The winning numbers for the $1 million prizes were 075378, 348743, 370503, 473527, 528773.
Numbers were also selected for other prizes ranging from $1,000 to $100,000.
The full set of winning numbers for Pennsylvania's MillionaireRaffle are posted at https://www.lotterypost.com/pa-lottery-raffle-2 ...
Jan 1, 2007, 12:21 am - Lottery News forum
Georgia Lottery's Millionaire Raffle results drawn
The Georgia Lottery selected the winning numbers Sunday for its special Millionaire Raffle drawing.
Only 500,000 tickets costing $20 each were sold for the raffle.
The odds of winning any prize in the Millionaire Raffle game are 1 in 982. The odds of winning one of the four $1 million prizes are 1 in 125,000. The odds of winning one of the five $100,000 prizes are 1 in 100,000. The odds of winning one of the 500 $1,000 prizes are 1 in 1,000.
Four tickets worth $1 million each were sol ...
Dec 31, 2006, 11:31 pm - Lottery News forum
NJ Lottery New Year's raffle results drawn
The New Jersey Lottery selected the winning numbers Sunday for its special Million Dollar New Year drawing.
Only 500,000 tickets costing $20 each were sold for the raffle. That gave contestants a 1-in-125,000 chance of winning one of the $1 million prizes.
The winning numbers for the $1 million prizes were 040063, 168140, 265354 and 278146.
Numbers were also selected for other prizes ranging from $500 to $100,000, officials said.
The full set of winning numbers for New Jersey's Mil ...
Dec 31, 2006, 9:29 pm - Lottery News forum
Most state lottery raffle games sold out
Around the United States, Christmastime raffle games have become the hottest ticket of the year, with most of the game tickets selling out well before the drawing date.
The raffle games are loosely modeled after the largest lottery game in the world, Spain's El Gordo, which gives back an unusually large 70% of all proceeds in the form of prizes, and makes many instant millionaires.
Unlike traditional lotto-style games, a fixed number of tickets are sold for raffle games, and the prizes are ...
Dec 30, 2006, 12:18 am - Lottery News forum