Lottery Scratch Off

Massachusetts Family Charged in $21M Lottery Fraud

Three Massachusetts family members were charged Monday with multiple counts of fraud after they cashed nearly $21 million in winning the state lottery tickets. Ali Jaafar and his two sons, Mohamed Jaafar and Yousef Jaafar, are accused of committing fraud after cashing in nearly 13,000 state lottery tickets valued at …

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Pennsylvania Lottery

Pennsylvania Lottery Sees Record $1.3B Profit This Fiscal Year

The Pennsylvania Lottery has defied the pandemic by generating record-breaking profits of over $1.3 billion for the fiscal year that ended this June. The previous record was made in the 2018-2019 fiscal year when the lottery had reported $1.1 billion in profit, driven by 4.5 billion in sales. According to …

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Massachusetts Lottery "You Have to Play"

Massachusetts Lottery Made $1.1 Billion, An All-Time High, During the Past 12 Months of the Pandemic

Despite the pandemic, the Massachusetts Lottery has set a new record by posting an estimated profit of $1.1 billion in the fiscal year that ended last month. The agency announced Tuesday it set new records for revenue, profit, prize payouts, commissions, and bonuses for retailers, scratch ticket sales, and Keno …

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IGT Brings Cashless Technology to Washington Lottery

International Game Technology (IGT) has extended its lottery gaming systems contracts to deploy cashless lottery technology for Washington Lottery. According to the news provided Thursday by the IGT through a press release, Washington becomes the seventh US state to leverage the UK-based gambling company’s cashless lottery solutions. The renewed agreement …

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New York City

New York Lottery Revenue Plunges Nearly 20% in 2020

The New York Lottery and its nine racetracks with video lottery terminals have reportedly witnessed a 19% decline in revenue from 2020 to 2019. The data that the USA TODAY Network obtained through a Freedom of Information request revealed the major reason for the drop: coronavirus. The state racinos had …

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Lucky Winner Turns $3 Ticket into Largest Online Lotto Jackpot in Michigan History

The Mega Millions multistate lottery is offered in 44 states, but only five allow players to purchase their tickets online – Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, and New Hampshire. And after minting two new millionaires since legalizing the iLotto industry in 2014, Michigan just tripled up with its largest online winner to date. David Smith, a …

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