Mississippi Lottery announces three new scratch-off games

4 games to retire by the end of the month

By Kate Northrop

In a press release, the Mississippi Lottery announced three new scratch-off lottery games. Starting Tuesday, July 7, Mississippi players will be able to find these scratch-off lottery games at official retailers.

The lottery will be retiring four games to make room for the new entries.… Read the rest

Arkansas Lottery claim center closed after possible exposure to COVID-19

Players must temporarily mail prize claims greater than $500

By Kate Northrop

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery took immediate action today after a possible exposure to COVID-19 at their facilities. As of July 6, 2020, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery has temporarily closed its claim center at 124 West Capitol Avenue in Little Rock to rectify the situation.… Read the rest

Quebec couple married for 57 years wins $200,000 in Banco lottery game

Winner doubles and quadruples her earnings in Keno-style game

By Kate Northrop

MONTRÉAL, Canada — A couple from Quebec has a plenty of reason to celebrate after bringing home a $200,000 (US$147,260) prize in the June 9 Banco lottery draw.

Suzanne Lussier Godère of Estrie regularly buys tickets for the Banco lottery, her personal favorite game, using the same numbers every time.… Read the rest