Louisiana retailer sells two winning lottery tickets in one week

Things looking up for both players and Lottery as sales see a boost

By Kate Northrop

BATON ROUGE, La. — One gas station in Baton Rouge might find more players frequenting its store for a dab of luck since it sold two winning lottery tickets within one week.

The RaceTrac convenience store on South Sherwood Forest Boulevard received a lot of attention this week after selling two winning tickets for a Pick 4 prize worth $5,000 and a Powerball prize valued at $150,000.… Read the rest

Illinois lottery player wins $1 million Powerball prize and $10K scratch-off prize in a week

Double the luck for one lucky man

By Kate Northrop

LOVES PARK, Il. — A Loves Park, Illinois, resident is over-the-moon after one major lottery prize leads to another, all within the same week.

The double-lucky winner, who chose to remain anonymous, won a $1 million Powerball prize right after claiming a $10,000 prize he won from the $5 Million Jackpot scratch-off game.… Read the rest

MUSL to debut new Powerball Draw Show

Organization considers future of lottery industry in wake of pandemic

By Kate Northrop

As businesses across every industry have been adapting to survive amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL) is taking a look at their own business practices to chart out their latest approach for keeping the Powerball game in the minds of lottery players across the nation.… Read the rest

$232 million Powerball lottery winner from South Dakota lists ranch for sale

Rancher who won jackpot in 2009 will move on from sprawling property he purchased with winnings

By Kate Northrop

VALE, S.D. — A South Dakota rancher who won a $232 Powerball jackpot in 2009 is selling the sprawling near-50,000 acre property he purchased with his lottery winnings.

Neal Wanless, then 23 years old, lived up to his reputation as a young and ambitious cowboy after buying and amassing an extensive working ranch with his Powerball winnings.… Read the rest