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Update: Every US state lottery's COVID-19 response Following up on our previous report two weeks ago, Lottery Post revisited the websites of every United States lottery to find out if all the states have added COVID-19 responses, and what changes have been made at states that had already published a respo
Lottery Post | 7 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mega Millions to adjust starting jackpot amount, eliminate minimum increases The Mega Millions Consortium announced today that in response to flagging sales due to the COVID-19 response, the multi-state lottery game's starting jackpot has been lowered and the amounts of subsequent starting jackpots and jackpot increases will be de
Lottery Post | Apr 3, 2020 7:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Declining lottery sales prompt more Powerball jackpot changes The Powerball Product Group today announced its decision to further modify the rules for determining each successive Powerball jackpot roll, and set a firm implementation date rather than waiting for the next jackpot winner.Powerball, Financials, Jackpots
Lottery Post | Apr 2, 2020 9:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CT Lottery moving operations after employee tests positive for COVID-19 A Connecticut Lottery Corp. employee who had been self-isolating at home has tested positive for COVID-19, prompting lottery officials to announce they are temporarily moving operations from the lottery's Rocky Hill headquarters to a "backup facility" the
Lottery Post | Apr 2, 2020 5:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ireland Lottery releasing 16 million in unclaimed funds to help battle against COVID-19 Unclaimed Ireland Lottery funds of 16 million (US$17.5 million) are being rapidly released to help battle coronavirus.International, Unclaimed Prize, Financials, Government, Ireland, Medical
Lottery Post | Apr 1, 2020 6:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Oregon man wins $6.3 million from free lottery ticket An Oregon man's $6.3 million lottery jackpot was made all the more lucky by the fact that his ticket was free and he almost left it at the store.Winner Stories, Jackpots, Oregon
Lottery Post | Mar 31, 2020 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lottery plant workers learn fellow employee tested positive for COVID-19 A supply worker at Scientific Games in Alpharetta, Georgia, where scratch-off lottery tickets are made has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a company statement issued Monday.Georgia, Scientific Games, Scratch Games, Medical
Lottery Post | Mar 31, 2020 9:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. gaming industry hanging hopes on stimulus package Hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, the American gaming industry, including the expanding legal sports betting market, is optimistic the federal relief bill signed into law Friday by President Donald Trump will help its recovery.Financials, Legislation,
Lottery Post | Mar 31, 2020 12:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Liquor, cannabis, lottery: Are our vices essential services in face of COVID-19? In a series of executive orders, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has increasingly forced businesses to close their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19, but there are three notable exceptions: Liquor, cannabis, and lottery tickets.Oregon, Retailer, General Interes
Lottery Post | Mar 30, 2020 8:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
California lottery closes office after Sacramento employee tests positive for coronavirus The California Lottery has closed its Sacramento office to employees after one of them tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a staff email the lottery sent on Friday night.California, Administration, Headquarters, Medical
Lottery Post | Mar 29, 2020 11:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend