If you played a Cash 5 lottery ticket at a supermarket in Northeast Philadelphia, check your tickets, you could be a lot richer.
A holiday TV tradition in Pennsylvania is changing this year. The Pennsylvania Lottery’s “12 Days of Christmas” commercial, which originally aired in 1992, has been revamped.
Governor Tom Corbett’s spokesman disputes the claims of Democrats who say that adding games like Keno to the Lottery’s line-up would require an act of the legislature.
If you purchased tickets for Wednesday night’s Powerball lottery in Bucks County, check your tickets, you could be $50 million dollars richer.
Minority Democrats in the Pennsylvania legislature say Governor Tom Corbett needs to be more open about his effort to privatize the management of the state Lottery.
Tonight’s Powerball drawing is worth an estimated $550-million annuity or $325-million for the cash payout.
The administration has now completed its “due diligence” phase and will begin evaluating the bidders’ business plans. Governor Corbett says privatizing Lottery management is still not a certainty.
Despite concern about expanding competition from casinos, the Pennsylvania Lottery set another sales record in the 2011-12 fiscal year.
As expected, the Corbett administration has put out a call to firms that would be interested in running the operations of the Pennsylvania Lottery.
This coming Tuesday night’s “Mega Millions” lottery jackpot has reached what’s being reported as an American record cash jackpot of almost $260 million.
Changes are coming to the Powerball lottery game later this month, including a hike in ticket prices.
The Powerball pool of white balls will shrink from 39 to 35, increasing the odds of winning. Ticket prices will rise from $1 to $2.
Someone in the Philadelphia area is $200,000 richer today. One Powerball ticket worth $200,000 from the October 12th drawing was sold at the Sunoco station on the 8200 block of Stenton Avenue.
Possible damage to the Pennsylvania Lottery was the source of much hand-wringing when legalizing casinos was being debated.
Officials with the Pennsylvania Lottery say time is running out for winners of two separate $200,000 prizes to claim their winnings.