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Wyoming Lottery Board Holds 1st Meeting in Casper

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

July 09, 2013 CASPER, Wyoming — The group setting up Wyoming’s new lottery is getting organized. The Wyoming Lottery Corporation board held its first meeting Monday in Casper. The nine members, appointed by Gov. Matt Mead last week, picked Brian Gamroth to serve as chairman. KCWY-TV reports that the board will meet several times in […]

Wyoming Lottery Board Sets January 2014 as Target

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

July 08, 2013 The nine-member Wyoming Lottery Board, meeting on Monday for the first time, set its sights on a January 2014 launch date for its games of chance. But six months leaves the group little time. Members began quick work on its corporate structure and the framework for equipping retail stores for a lottery […]

Battle for Online Gaming Sweeping the Country

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Internet-gaming fever has been spreading across the nation since the Department of Justice had a big change of heart right before Christmas. Nevada has, to no surprise, brazenly taken a lead in efforts to establish the first intrastate web-gaming industry. Poker being the obvious first choce, but it won’t be the last. Other states are […]

Powerball Ticket Costs Rising

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Beginning January 15, Powerball ticket prices are going up in price from $1 to $2.  Lottery organizers are hoping that the bigger jackpots, and the better odds, will entice more people to participate.  Powerball seems to be following in the footsteps of scratch ticket games, which have also risen in prices with the chance for […]

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Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Lottery News From Around The Country

More lottery vending machines may be coming

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

With Florida Lottery sales slumping overall with the recession, the state’s new instant ticket vending machine is looking like a bet lawmakers are willing to put more money behind this spring. Read More…

Powerball, Mega Millions share turf

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Lottery players in dozens of states hit the jackpot Sunday as two national games — Powerball and Mega Millions — began selling tickets in the same states. Read More…

Virginia Lottery drawings moving from TV to Internet

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Beginning today, Virginia Lottery drawings will move to the Internet. Read More…

Powerball helps Florida Lottery cover losses

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

Since the multi-state lottery game Powerball arrived in Florida a year ago, people have bought more than $430 million in tickets. Read More…

Pennsylvania Lottery’s raffle makes 4 millionaires

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

The Pennsylvania Lottery’s latest raffle-style game, Millionaire Raffle, was drawn Saturday, and made four instant millionaires. Read More…