| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:31 PM
PIERRE – While many contend a smoking ban in 2010 cut into gambling revenues, a new report shows that video lottery’s difficulties began years earlier.
Video lottery revenue began to stagnate in 2005-2006 and dropped in the two years...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Look for an increase in electronic table games at Calder Casino and Race Course, notes Paul Pippen, senior director of slot operations.
Pippen, who worked in Las Vegas and elsewhere, joined Calder in July, and is evaluating the casino's next step.
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:13 PM
It's all treat, no tricks for a Florida man who has nothing but good luck to show off this Halloween as lotto officials announced Thursday that he had claimed his second multimillion-dollar jackpot.
James Bozeman Jr., 67, won a $10-million jackpot...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Eleven weeks after reaching a record jackpot of $590.5 million, Powerball is creeping up there again -- and so is the Florida Lotto, thanks to a record-breaking dry spell.
The current jackpot for tonight's Powerball drawing is at an estimated $425...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Could you use $5,000 a week for life?
Sure you could. That's what Publishers Clearing House will be giving away at someone's door at the end of the month, and that's why scammers exploit that well-known contest's name to trick you into opening...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Wednesday night's $448.4 million Powerball jackpot spread its wealth into Florida, awarding four players with $1 million each.
The winning Quick Pick tickets were sold at: 7-Eleven, 51 Harbor Drive in Key Biscayne; Circle K, 4500 East Olive Road in...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:48 PM
PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Lottery office says a Spearfish man has come forward to claim Wednesday night's Dakota Cash Jackpot prize.
Jake Barbarevech of Spearfish had one crumpled dollar bill left after buying his Powerball, Hot Lotto and Wild...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:34 AM
David Slaughter, 67, of Jupiter turned a $5 Monopoly scratch-off ticket into a $500,000 win, the most available in that game. Slaughter bought his ticket at Winn-Dixie, 6707 W. Indiantown Road in Jupiter. The game, which started July 2, is the most...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:08 PM
The South Dakota Lottery Commission is heading into its meeting Wednesday with good news in mind.
Play of lotto and scratch games grew in July over a year ago.
Lotto, with $2.95 million sales from July 1 through Aug. 3, was up nearly 10 percent.
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:53 PM
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard gave the bottom line to the South Dakota Lottery when he took office in 2011: make more money for state government. The fiscal 2013 sales report delivered Wednesday to the Lottery Commission showed one of the best...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Mega Millions, the multi-state lottery game sold in Florida and most of the United States, is bumping up its starting jackpots, starting Oct. 19.
The top prize will starts at $15 million, up from $12 million, and will grow by at least $5 million...