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…)

Casper Resident Wins UW Football Ticket Giveaway

October 21, 2014

Cheyenne, Wyoming

The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today announced that Wanda Street, of Casper, Wyoming, won a trip to see the University of Wyoming Cowboys play the Fresno State Bulldogs at Bulldog Stadium in Fresno, California on November 1.

Street is an emergency medical technician for the Evansville Fire Department. Originally from Torrington, she has been a University of Wyoming Cowboy fan all her life. (more…)

Wyoming Lottery to introduce a special halftime performance at UW homecoming game on Oct. 18

October 16, 2014

Cheyenne, Wyoming

The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today announced its plans for a special halftime performance at the University of Wyoming homecoming game versus San Jose State at War Memorial Stadium on Oct. 18.

Along with the halftime entertainment, the Lottery will be unveiling the WyoLotto bus at tailgate parking spot #53 and selling lottery tickets, as well as offering fun games and prizes. Yolo, the Lottery’s bright yellow jackpotalope mascot, will also make an appearance.

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