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

Mississippi Lottery announces its first daily draw game

Cash 3 will be available starting Tuesday, September 1

By Kate Northrop

JACKSON, Miss. — Since officially launching on November 25, 2019, the Mississippi Lottery will be releasing its first-ever daily draw game this coming Tuesday, September 1.

In Cash 3, players will pick one of eight different play types and choose a three-digit number from 000-999.… Read the rest