Aug. 7, 2017 – Mega news for WyoLottoTM players today. The Mega MillionsⓇ jackpot skyrocketed to $346 million, and the PowerballⓇ jackpot rose to $307 million—a lucky number for Wyomingites.
With jackpots this big, players can go from dreaming about an island vacation to owning their own private beach.
WyoLotto players have been winning across the state with Mega Millions and Powerball prizes every week, and the next winner could celebrate a life-changing ticket.
WyoLotto is encouraging players to stop by their nearest retailer and purchase a ticket today.
“These jackpots really get us amped up. I am really hoping to see the big winner of both Powerball and Mega Millions be from the Cowboy State!” said Jon Clontz, WyoLotto CEO.
The cash payout for Mega Millions would be approximately $216 million, and Powerball would be $193.2 million. This is the highest jackpot for Mega Millions in more than a year, when it hit a record $536 million on July 8, 2016. In the last year, Powerball’s jackpot has reached above $300 million three times.
Almost every day of the week is an opportunity for WyoLotto players to win big with drawings happening each day except Sunday. Mega Millions draws are on Tuesday and Friday at 9 p.m. Powerball draws are on Wednesday and Saturday at 9 p.m.
After nearly three months, the winners of the May 1 Cowboy DrawⓇ jackpot have finally come forward to claim their prize! WyoLottoTM officials, who’ve been searching for the winners since the May 1 drawing, are excited to celebrate the $611,781 jackpot win with Shane and Noniece Woolsey of Gunnison, Utah. The Woolseys purchased the winning ticket on April 26 at Kegger’s, located at 749 Overthrust Rd., Evanston, Wyo.
The Wyoming Lottery Corporation is scheduled to hold a Quarterly Board Meeting on July 31, 2017. The anticipated public hearing will be held at 8:00 AM in Sheridan, WY at the Holiday Inn Convention Center and via teleconference. For more information go to wyolotto.com; click on “About” and then “Board Meetings”, or contact the Wyoming Lottery Corporation Office at (307) 432-9300.
July 13, 2017– WyoLottoTM players have hit a lucky streak this week, cashing in on three big wins in just five days! The wins include two $50,000 PowerballⓇ wins in two consecutive draws and one $25,000 a year for life Lucky for LifeⓇ winner.
July 11, 2017– WyoLottoTM officials were able to celebrate more than just our state’s birthday on July 10, as they announced the newest Lucky for LifeⓇ winner, who secured a win of $25,000 a year for life in Monday’s drawing. The winning ticket was purchased on July 8 at Maverik located in Casper, Wyo., at 4651 W Yellowstone Hwy.