Students head back to campus thanks to help from the Kentucky Lottery

As college students across Kentucky head back to school, a large number of them have proceeds from Kentucky Lottery sales to help pave the way.

Lottery proceeds provide every dime of the KEES scholarship ever awarded, many of which will be used at college campuses this semester. In addition, Lottery proceeds fund the need-based College Access Program and Kentucky Tuition Grants programs.… Read the rest

Lottery Post becomes installable app for mobile users

Popular lottery website adds Progressive Web App (PWA) technology

By Todd Northrop

Speednet Group, a leading lottery technology company, today announced the general availability of its latest version of the Lottery Post mobile website, which allows mobile users to install the site as an app on their phones.

By installing Lottery Post as an app, and not just using it as a regular website, users can enjoy quicker load times, offline use when a network is not available, and usage as a stand-alone app, rather than existing within a web browser.… Read the rest

Arkansas woman becomes millionaire after second time playing lottery

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A 28-year-old Arkansas woman, who only has played the lottery twice, Thursday claimed a lottery prize of $1 million. Shayla Burton’s win came from the $20 instant-ticket game, Ultimate Millions.

The top prize amount for Ultimate Millions is $1 million. Two top prizes now remain on that ticket.

Burton, who resides in White Hall, purchased the winning ticket from Sam Food Mart, 100 W.… Read the rest

Some Oregon lottery tickets printed with wrong date

By Todd Northrop

Oregon residents who purchased Powerball lottery tickets over the weekend will want to double check the draw dates after a computer glitch caused some tickets to misstate which date the winning numbers will be drawn, lottery officials said Tuesday.

“Advance 24-draw quick-pick Powerball tickets printed between Friday, Aug. 10 and Monday, Aug. 12 listed incorrect dates for the Oct. 26, 29 and Nov. 2 draws,” the lottery said in a statement.… Read the rest