| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:13 PM
It's all treat, no tricks for a Florida man who has nothing but good luck to show off this Halloween as lotto officials announced Thursday that he had claimed his second multimillion-dollar jackpot.
James Bozeman Jr., 67, won a $10-million jackpot...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:31 PM
PIERRE – While many contend a smoking ban in 2010 cut into gambling revenues, a new report shows that video lottery’s difficulties began years earlier.
Video lottery revenue began to stagnate in 2005-2006 and dropped in the two years...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Look for an increase in electronic table games at Calder Casino and Race Course, notes Paul Pippen, senior director of slot operations.
Pippen, who worked in Las Vegas and elsewhere, joined Calder in July, and is evaluating the casino's next step.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:34 AM
David Slaughter, 67, of Jupiter turned a $5 Monopoly scratch-off ticket into a $500,000 win, the most available in that game. Slaughter bought his ticket at Winn-Dixie, 6707 W. Indiantown Road in Jupiter. The game, which started July 2, is the most...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:15 AM
It's a big weekend for lottery players.
The Mega Millions jackpot is up to an estimated $119 million for Friday night's 11 p.m. drawing. Powerball is around $317 million for Saturday's 10:59 drawing. Final numbers will be based on last-minute sales....
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:53 AM
Fast-food restaurants push combo meals, phone companies bundle service and, now, the Florida Lottery offers its version of a package deal.
With the $5 Jackpot Combo, players get tickets for Powerball, Florida Lotto with Xtra and Mega Millions. All are...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:21 AM
The longest dry spell in Florida Lotto history is over: One winning ticket, with the numbers 11-24-36-45-46-47 hit for $59 million Saturday night.
Alas, it was sold in central Florida. The vendor was 7-Eleven, 12298 Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Mega Millions, the multi-state lottery game sold in Florida and most of the United States, is bumping up its starting jackpots, starting Oct. 19.
The top prize will starts at $15 million, up from $12 million, and will grow by at least $5 million...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 5:24 AM
Someone in Central Florida is about to be a lot richer. The winning Florida Lotto ticket worth $59 million was sold in Orlando, breaking the longest dry spell in Florida Lotto history.
The lucky numbers are 11-24-36-45-46-47 with a multiplier of 4....
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:53 PM
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard gave the bottom line to the South Dakota Lottery when he took office in 2011: make more money for state government. The fiscal 2013 sales report delivered Wednesday to the Lottery Commission showed one of the best...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:08 PM
The South Dakota Lottery Commission is heading into its meeting Wednesday with good news in mind.
Play of lotto and scratch games grew in July over a year ago.
Lotto, with $2.95 million sales from July 1 through Aug. 3, was up nearly 10 percent.
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Wednesday night's $448.4 million Powerball jackpot spread its wealth into Florida, awarding four players with $1 million each.
The winning Quick Pick tickets were sold at: 7-Eleven, 51 Harbor Drive in Key Biscayne; Circle K, 4500 East Olive Road in...