2 06, 2020

Top 10 Ways To Stay Connected During COVID-19

2020-06-02T09:55:29-04:00

By Maura McCann, Director of Marketing, New Hampshire Lottery While the New Hampshire Lottery no longer has a Player’s Club, it does maintain an iLottery database as well as its former Player’s Club email list, weekly e-newsletter list, winning numbers list and more. Here are my Top 10 Ways to use your player registration database [...]

Top 10 Ways To Stay Connected During COVID-192020-06-02T09:55:29-04:00
21 05, 2020

Lotto to Feature Half-a-Million-Dollar Starting Jackpots in August

2020-05-21T09:31:09-04:00

This summer the Louisiana Lottery will upgrade its flagship game Lotto to offer starting jackpots of $500,000 beginning with the drawing on Aug. 5, 2020. These changes that double the starting jackpot mark only the fourth time Lotto has changed in the game’s 28-year history. “There will be more to love about Lotto this summer [...]

Lotto to Feature Half-a-Million-Dollar Starting Jackpots in August2020-05-21T09:31:09-04:00
20 05, 2020

CT Governor Nominates New Lottery Board Chairperson

2020-05-20T11:17:25-04:00

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont announced that he is nominating Rob Simmelkjaer of Westport to fill a vacancy as chairperson of the Connecticut Lottery Corporation’s Board of Directors. Membership on the board is an unpaid, volunteer role. Simmelkjaer is the founder and CEO of Persona Media, a Norwalk-based interview and conversation-focused social media startup. Prior to [...]

CT Governor Nominates New Lottery Board Chairperson2020-05-20T11:17:25-04:00
19 05, 2020

West Virginia VLTs Will Reopen on May 30

2020-05-19T09:21:02-04:00

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced that limited video lottery retailers will be permitted to reopen on Saturday, May 30, while all casinos across the state will be allowed to open their doors beginning on Friday, June 5, provided that all additional guidelines are followed. “Our Lottery Director, John Myers, has worked closely with all [...]

West Virginia VLTs Will Reopen on May 302020-05-19T09:21:02-04:00
18 05, 2020

Layoffs, Furloughs and Salary Cuts Help Oregon Lottery Bridge Financial Gap Cause by COVID-19

2020-05-18T13:50:03-04:00

Oregon Lottery Director Barry Pack announced significant measures the agency is taking in response to the sharp revenue decline sparked by the COVID-19 response. The reductions help Lottery address two major issues: the immediate reduction in cashflow, and a projected long-term contraction of the retail market. The reductions total about $7.4 million and impact every [...]

Layoffs, Furloughs and Salary Cuts Help Oregon Lottery Bridge Financial Gap Cause by COVID-192020-05-18T13:50:03-04:00
15 05, 2020

Rhode Island Lottery Launches iLottery

2020-05-15T15:38:39-04:00

Players Can Play Keno and eInstants Online Rhode Island Lottery announces iLottery - a new way to play Lottery games.  Players can now register for a free VIP+ Purchase Power account at RILOT.com, or on the Lottery’s new mobile app, to play Keno and eInstants from anywhere in Rhode Island. “We’re pleased to offer the [...]

Rhode Island Lottery Launches iLottery2020-05-15T15:38:39-04:00
8 05, 2020

Ohio Lottery Launches Mobile Cashing App

2020-05-08T12:20:11-04:00

The Ohio Lottery made cashing winning tickets between $50 - $5,000 easy and secure with the launch of the new mobile cashing feature, available through the Ohio Lottery mobile app. Over $6 million in prizes has been claimed through the new mobile application. The new mobile cashing feature allows players to cash eligible winning tickets [...]

Ohio Lottery Launches Mobile Cashing App2020-05-08T12:20:11-04:00
28 04, 2020

Roll Out Of Up To £600 Million National Lottery Funding To Tackle Coronavirus Impact

2020-04-28T08:35:53-04:00

Charities and organisations affected by the unprecedented impact of the coronavirus outbreak in the UK are being given access to a comprehensive package of support of up to £600 million of repurposed money from The National Lottery. Thanks to National Lottery players, hundreds of millions of pounds of National Lottery funding will be distributed over [...]

Roll Out Of Up To £600 Million National Lottery Funding To Tackle Coronavirus Impact2020-04-28T08:35:53-04:00
21 04, 2020

Game sales and interest rates to determine advertised Powerball jackpot

2020-04-21T16:08:20-04:00

The Powerball Product Group announced its decision to determine Powerball’s advertised jackpot based on game sales and interest rates. Following the April 8 drawing, guaranteed starting jackpot amounts and minimum jackpot increases have been eliminated, and future jackpot increases will be determined and announced by the Product Group prior to each drawing. Previously, Powerball® jackpots [...]

Game sales and interest rates to determine advertised Powerball jackpot2020-04-21T16:08:20-04:00
21 04, 2020

Mega Millions Adjusts Starting Jackpot Amount, Eliminates Minimum Jackpot Increases

2020-04-24T12:24:41-04:00

The Mega Millions Consortium has adjusted the game’s starting jackpot and will determine the amounts of subsequent starting jackpots and jackpot increases on a drawing-by-drawing basis.  The changes are in direct response to slowing sales during the current global pandemic. Starting jackpots and the rate at which the jackpot increases will be established based on [...]

Mega Millions Adjusts Starting Jackpot Amount, Eliminates Minimum Jackpot Increases2020-04-24T12:24:41-04:00
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