Pick 3 and Pick 4 games were affected
Several lottery players in Illinois were unable to purchase Pick 3 and Pick 4 tickets from retailers Tuesday, just before the midday drawing.
Around 5:50 p.m. Tuesday, Lottery officials said that the technical issue they experienced with Pick 3 and Pick 4 has been resolved.… Read the rest
West Virginia Lottery officials will back two bills intended to increase revenue, but do not plan to pursue legalization of online gaming this session, Lottery Director John Myers told the House Finance Committee Friday.
“We certainly see the opportunity in iGaming,” he said. “We fully intend to come back with that at some point.”
Online gaming, or iGaming, can run the gamut from being able to able to buy tickets for Lottery drawings or scratch-off games online, to sports betting apps, to online poker and casino games.… Read the rest
The U.S. Department of Justice’s legal counsel office reversed a 2011 opinion that the Federal Wire Act applies only to sports betting, potentially throwing the small U.S. Internet gaming market into question.
A 23-page opinion is dated Nov. 2, 2018 but became public Monday. Justice Department attorneys said they have, “Based on the plain language of the issue, we reach a different result” from the 2011 opinion of the 1961 Act.… Read the rest
The D.C. Lottery says it is paying out tens of thousands of dollars to people who have losing tickets after the lottery reported the wrong winning numbers due to “human error.”
The mistake is limited to the evening drawings of the DC-2, DC-3, DC-4 and DC-5 games on Dec. 12, 2018.… Read the rest
With the Kentucky Lottery’s 30th anniversary occurring in 2019, a new logo that better represents its roots in the Bluegrass State has been unveiled.
“The lottery is a different organization than we were ten years ago when the last logo was rolled out, and I felt it was time for a redo,” said Lottery President and CEO Tom Delacenserie. … Read the rest