Lucky number 9: thousands of lottery players win a total of $9.2M with winning numbers 9-9-9-9

It’s the largest payout for North Carolina’s Pick 4 game

By Kate Northrop

RALEIGH, N.C. — Thousands of North Carolina lottery players are celebrating lucky number 9 after winning numbers 9-9-9-9 were drawn for the Pick 4 game on Monday night.

There were 2,574 winning tickets in all. 1,303 of those tickets purchased for $1 will earn the top prize of $5,000 each, and 1,095 tickets bought for $0.50 will earn $2,500.… Read the rest

Mary Harville appointed President and CEO of Kentucky Lottery

New leadership follows strong sales of more than $1.2 billion for fiscal year of 2020

By Kate Northrop

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — After a selection committee reviewed over 350 potential candidates for the position, Mary Harville was chosen from a national pool of potential successors and was appointed President and CEO of the Kentucky Lottery Corporation by Governor Andy Beshear.… Read the rest