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Florida lottery raffle tickets being illegally re-sold
Special Florida Lottery $20 holiday raffle game tickets that sold out over the weekend are now appearing for sale illegally on an online auction site, in some cases for thousands of dollars.
Since the Florida Lottery only printed up 1.25 million tickets, the Holiday Millionaire Raffle is the best chance ever for Floridians to win a $1 million.
However, some Floridians are trying to cash in early by illegally selling their tickets.
We found that these $20 slips of paper are in extrem ...
Dec 6, 2006, 7:14 am - Lottery News forum
Some people think $20 is too much for lottery ticket
Raffle-style lottery games are the hot ticket this holiday season
The New Jersey Lottery is giving four players a chance to celebrate New Year's Eve with a million dollar prize, although it is coming with a larger than usual price tag.
Recently, the lottery introduced a new game Million Dollar New Year that offers players the best-ever odds at winning a million dollars, along with several other smaller prizes.
But it comes with a small catch the tickets cost $20 each.
The game h ...
Dec 4, 2006, 10:41 am - Lottery News forum
Florida Lottery holiday raffle game sold out
10 players will win $1 million each on New Year's Day
At 10:33 pm Thursday night the last of the 1.25 million Holiday Millionaire Raffle tickets was sold. Players who purchased tickets will need to hold on to them for the New Year's Day drawing to see who will become the Florida Lottery's first 10 millionaires in 2007.
The winning numbers will be posted to the Florida Lottery Web site by 3:00 pm, January 1, 2007. The numbers will also be posted at Lottery Post.
Holiday Millionaire Raf ...
Dec 3, 2006, 3:59 pm - Lottery News forum
Florida Lottery raffle tickets almost sold out
Holiday Millionaire Raffle tickets could be sold out by the end of this week based on the current rate of sales, the Florida Lottery reports.
As of 1 p.m. Tuesday approximately 956,000 of the tickets had been purchased statewide - meaning almost 77 percent of the tickets sold in just eight days.
Only 293,500 (23 percent) of the 1.25 million tickets remain available.
Holiday Millionaire Raffle will provide a total of 130 cash prizes worth $13 million.
There will be 10 prizes of $1 mil ...
Nov 29, 2006, 9:12 am - Lottery News forum
N.J. Lottery to offer limited raffle-style New Year's drawing
The New Jersey Lottery is offering a special New Year's drawing in which a limited amount of tickets will be sold for four $1 million prizes.
Tickets for the drawing, called Million Dollar New Year, go on sale Monday, lottery officials said in a statement.
Officials will sell 500,000 tickets costing $20 each, giving contestants a 1-in-125,000 chance of winning one of the four top prizes. Each ticket will have a unique nine digit number on it, and players cannot pick their own number.
Nov 19, 2006, 6:37 pm - Lottery News forum