Lottery News

Lottery news stories from all around the world. Whether you want lottery news about who won the latest EuroMillions jackpot, how the SuperEnalotto jackpot is shaping up or where the Powerball and Mega Millions games stand in the USA, visiting this lottery news section regularly will provide you with all the information you need.

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Recent News Stories

Powerball Jackpot Hits $261 Million for Tonight’s Drawing Powerball Jackpot Hits $261 Million for Tonight’s Drawing

Wednesday 28th January

Fans of Powerball are eyeing up a jackpot worth $261 million for tonight’s drawing after no players were able to grab the coveted top prize on Saturday 24th January. The winning numbers were 16, 19, 20, 29 and 33 with Powerball 10 and Power Play 2.

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Wyoming Lottery Introduces Cowboy Draw Wyoming Lottery Introduces Cowboy Draw

Wednesday 21st January

Hold onto your (cowboy) hats, Wyoming residents - there’s a new game in town and it’s set to pay out some big prizes. The first state-level offering, Cowboy Draw, is set to start on March 15th after lottery officials conducted extensive research into what players would want to see in a new game.

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Arrest Made in Controversial Hot Lotto Case Arrest Made in Controversial Hot Lotto Case

Friday 16th January

An arrest has been made in relation to the mysterious Hot Lotto case that began in December 2010. Authorities claim that an Iowa-based lottery employee, Eddie Raymond Tipton, was illegally purchasing lottery tickets. Two counts of fraud have been brought against Tipton, who was arrested and charged on Thursday. After buying Hot Lotto tickets on December 23rd, 2010, he happened to win the $14.3 million jackpot offered in the drawing held on December 29 of that same year.

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Wyoming Lottery to Introduce In-State Game Wyoming Lottery to Introduce In-State Game

Wednesday 14th January

The CEO of the Wyoming Lottery has announced plans to introduce an in-state draw game for residents. Over $6.5 million in ticket sales has been raised since the Lottery opened for business in the Cowboy State on August 24th last year. Until now, players could only purchase tickets for Mega Millions and Powerball; state-level lottery games were unavailable. However, CEO Jon Clontz is set to unveil additional Wyoming Lottery games this year, with more details being made available on Friday.

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Last Updated: 28/01/2015 10:43:02

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