| 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...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 5:24 AM
Someone in Central Florida is about to be a lot richer. The winning Florida Lotto ticket worth $59 million was sold in Orlando, breaking the longest dry spell in Florida Lotto history.
The lucky numbers are 11-24-36-45-46-47 with a multiplier of 4....
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:21 AM
The longest dry spell in Florida Lotto history is over: One winning ticket, with the numbers 11-24-36-45-46-47 hit for $59 million Saturday night.
Alas, it was sold in central Florida. The vendor was 7-Eleven, 12298 Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:53 AM
Fast-food restaurants push combo meals, phone companies bundle service and, now, the Florida Lottery offers its version of a package deal.
With the $5 Jackpot Combo, players get tickets for Powerball, Florida Lotto with Xtra and Mega Millions. All are...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Eight people were shot -- one fatally -- in a drive-by shooting in which two men fired on a group of people at a home in the Lawndale neighborhood Saturday evening, authorities said.
At least one of the shooters used a rifle and casings were recovered...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:38 PM
On Wednesday, the rainbow gay pride flag flew at the governor's residence by order Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The flagpole is shaped like a lower case "t" with the American flag at the top. The gay flag flew from one end of the lower crosspiece. On the...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Now, this is what a good daughter does: Magali Prins Nogueira, of Miami Beach, claimed the $16 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the drawing held on March 30.
How'd she get the ticket?
Her daughter gave it to her as a gift, according to lottery...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 9:06 AM
A long dry spell -- and a big jackpot runup -- ended Saturday night, when Powerball hit for $320 million.
The winning numbers were 17-29-31-52-53, with a Powerball of 31. The winning ticket was sold in New Jersey. The jackpot resets to $40 million for...
| May 26, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Just a week after a record $590.5 million Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in Zephryhills, the area has another winner, this time in Tampa.
The ticket was sold at Carrollwood Convenience and Market, 4550 W. Village Drive, Tampa. It was one of...