Ultimate treat for Halloween- Mega Millions jackpot up to an estimated $284 million

October 29, 2014

Cheyenne, Wyoming

Winning the 11th largest jackpot in the history of Mega Millions® could be the ultimate Halloween treat for a lucky Wyoming player. That’s $284 million reasons to get to a WyoLotto retailer now for your chance to win the next drawing on Friday, Oct. 31.

No ticket matched all six numbers (3, 50, 57, 58 and 60, plus the Mega Ball of 11) in the October 28 drawing. Since Wyoming started offering lottery tickets for sale on Aug. 24, Mega Millions, a multi-state game, has not been hit.  The jackpot has grown to an estimated $284 million with a cash payout of $172 million since a California player won $180 million on Aug. 22.

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Sundance retailer sells winning Mega Millions ticket

October 29, 2014

Cheyenne, Wyoming

The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today reported that one player won a total of $500 in the Mega Millions® drawing on Tuesday, Oct. 28. The Fresh Start store, located on 522 Cleveland in Sundance, sold the $500 winning ticket on Oct. 28.

So far 84,347 players have won a total of $418,296 since the launch of the lottery in Wyoming.

The jackpot for Mega Millions is now an estimated $284 million, the 11th largest in the history of this multistate game.  Mega Millions tickets cost $1 for each play, plus $1 for the Megaplier. Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 9 p.m. Ticket sales close at 8 p.m. Winning numbers can be found at wyolotto.com or by calling toll free 1-855-995-6886 (855-WY-LOTTO). Players can also subscribe to receive WyoLotto winning numbers notifications by email. For more information, visit www.wyolotto.com/signup.

To find out if you have won, check your numbers online at wyolotto.com or take your ticket to any official WyoLotto retailer. The retailer will check your ticket by passing it under the machine. The retailer is authorized to pay up to $599 in prizes. Prizes over $600 must be processed through lottery headquarters in Cheyenne either in person or by mail. See wyolotto.com for details. Please remember that the ticket is your property and you need to sign it. Payment of any prize shall be made as directed by the person(s) whose signature(s) appear on the back of the ticket.

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Mega Millions jackpot up to $224 million and growing

October 23, 2014

Cheyenne, Wyoming

The Mega Millions® jackpot is up to $224 million and growing. That’s a couple hundred million reasons for players to visit a WyoLotto retailer for a chance to win the next drawing on Friday, Oct. 24.

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The Mega Millions jackpot has not been hit since the Wyoming Lottery started selling tickets on Aug. 24. The last time someone won the Mega Millions jackpot was on Aug. 22, when it stood at $180 million. The Powerball jackpot is up to $110 million, so between the two multi-state lotteries, there’s a huge amount of money on the table. (more…)

Wyoming Lottery Corporation Board Meeting

October 22, 2014

SPECIAL MEETING

Agenda

Teleconference: 866-730-7514 PIN: 486838#

Board of Directors: Chair: Brian Gamroth, Vice Chair: Mark Macy, Secretary: Erin Taylor, Treasurer: Gerry Marburger, Dave Bonner, Sandra Chitwood, Jim Griffin, Ross Newman and Jim Whalen

Attendees: Jon Clontz, CEO; Louise Plata, COO; Donna Dittemore, CFO; Alisha Pineda,  Administrative Assistant

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Retailers in Cheyenne and Riverton sell winning Mega Millions tickets

October 22, 2014

Cheyenne, Wyoming

The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today reported that two players won a total of $1,000 in the Mega Millions® drawing on Tuesday, Oct. 21. The Maverik store, located at 140 Gardenia Drive in Cheyenne, and Big Horn Co-Op Marketing Association, located at 1157 North Federal Blvd. in Riverton, each sold a $500 winning ticket on Oct. 20.

So far 74,511 people have won a total of $390,114 in Wyoming. Don’t forget the next drawing for Mega Millions is this Friday, Oct. 24. Since Wyoming started the lottery on Aug. 24, Mega Millions has not been hit. The jackpot for Mega Millions is now up to $224 million and growing.   (more…)

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