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National Lottery Day: New Jersey Tops The Most Lottery-Loving States

With National Lottery Day around the corner on July 17, one mobile gaming company is literally scratching a consumer itch and disrupting the $80.5B lottery industry. Consider th.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 11th, 2019

Nevada is tops in gambling spending, but what's the lottery, casino tab in other states?

Americans spend about $261 in casinos and on lottery tickets. Nevadans spend the most, $5,000 per adult. Rhode Island leads in l.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 7th, 2019

Nevada is tops in gambling spending, but what is other states' lottery and casino tab?

Americans spend about $261 in casinos and on lottery tickets. Nevadans spend the most, $5,000 per adult. Rhode Island leads in l.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 7th, 2019

Why states like S. Carolina, New Jersey and Iowa ban lottery ticket purchases with credit cards

The winning Mega Millions ticket was purchased with cash in South Carolina, one of nearly two dozen states that ban credit card purchases .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 24th, 2018

MSG Networks falls after draft lottery sinks Knicks" Zion hopes

Shares of MSG Networks Inc. tumbled after the New York Knicks failed to secure the biggest star in the National Basketball Association draft lottery: Zion Williamson. Investors&…; were betting that... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

AP Analysis: Justice Dept. reversal could cost states $220M

A recent opinion by the U.S. Justice Department has put a handful of states in danger of losing at least $220 million annually in lottery profits......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 25th, 2019

Growing number of states move to shield lottery winners

A growing number of states are moving to allow the winners of big lottery jackpots to stay anonymous as privacy concerns are increasingly trumping lottery groups' wishes to publicize winners to boost sales and show that the games are fair......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 12th, 2019

Unemployed man nearly forgot winning $273M lottery ticket

An unemployed New Jersey man.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 8th, 2019

Man nearly forgets winning $273M lottery ticket

An unemployed New Jersey man.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 7th, 2019

$533 million Mega Millions lottery winner will get the check Friday

New Jersey law requires that the winner be identified though some have speculated that a series of trusts might be able to shield the ti.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 12th, 2018

MGM National Harbor rakes in $57.7 million in April

Southwest Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino reported the only year-over-year revenue decrease among Maryland's casinos last month, according to data released Monday by Maryland Lottery and Gaming. Altogether, the state's six casinos pulled in nearly $1.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2018

Sports wagering is a safe bet for New York

Personally, I don’t gamble. When I find lottery receipts under the mattress, my husband gets a lecture about money not growing on trees. But New York cannot afford to have neighboring states... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 24th, 2018

National Lottery Grant Success for London Stroke Choir means it can carry on being a lifeline for Stroke Survivors

National Lottery Grant Success for London Stroke Choir means it can carry on being a lifeline for Stroke Survivors.....»»

Category: topSource: pressatJun 5th, 2018

New Jersey Police Trooper Pulls Over Retired Officer Who Helped Deliver Him 27 Years Ago

"We’re not sure what the odds are of this happening—maybe they’re close to the odds of a hole-in-one, winning the lottery, or being struck by lightning—but it happened.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 7th, 2018

Curious Minds awarded £1m National Lottery funding to improve young people’s involvement in heritage

Curious Minds awarded £1m National Lottery funding to improve young people’s involvement in heritage.....»»

Category: topSource: pressatJul 20th, 2018

Key Words: How one $19-million lottery winner went from Bentleys to bank robberies

According to the National Endowment for Financial Education, about 70% of those who receive a sudden cash windfall are destined to lose it within a few years. There’s no percentage figure for how many of them turn into bank robbers, however......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 1st, 2018

How one $19-million lottery winner went from Bentleys to bank robberies

According to the National Endowment for Financial Education, about 70% of those who receive a sudden cash windfall are destined to lose it within a few years. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 2nd, 2018

The Mega Millions jackpot is at a record-high $868 million — here"s which states spend the most buying lottery tickets

Kena Betancur/Getty Images The Mega Millions jackpot is at a .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2018

States That Are Addicted To The Lottery Have A Lot In Common

Chances are you had to go to work today — because you did not have the Mega Millions ticket that netted a near-U.S. record of $1.537 billion. The winning ticket was drawn at a convenience store........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 25th, 2018

States That Are Addicted to the Lottery Have a Lot in Common

Chances are you had to go to work today — because you did not have the Mega Millions ticket that netted a near-U.S. record of $1.537 billion. The winning ticket was drawn at a convenience store........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 25th, 2018

Lottery ticket: Can you buy with a credit card?

The winning Mega Millions ticket was purchased with cash in South Carolina, one of nearly two dozen states that ban credit card purchases of tickets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 2018