The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today reported that one player won $500, during the Mega Millions® drawing on Friday, Sept. 12.
Safeway Inc, located on 554 North Third St. in Laramie, sold the winning ticket valued at $500 on Aug. 27, 2014.
Mega Millions tickets cost $1 for each play plus $1 for 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). (more…)
The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today reported that two players won a total of $1,500, during the Mega Millions® drawing on Friday, Aug. 29.
Tollgate Station in Green River sold a winning ticket valued at $1,000 on Aug. 29, 2014. The winner matched 4 of 5 numbers and had purchased the Megaplier. The Megaplier was 2x- increasing their total winnings to $1,000 ($500 multiplied by 2).
Maverik in Cody sold a winning ticket valued at $500 on Aug. 28, 2014. The winner matched 4 of 5 white balls. (more…)
Aug. 28, 2014 – The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today reported that 4,889 players won a total of $21,028, during its first Mega Millions® drawing Tuesday night and 2,805 players won a total of $25,009 during its first Powerball® drawing Wednesday night.
“I’m very happy to see Wyoming residents winning so quickly after the launch of the lottery,” said Jon Clontz, Wyoming Lottery CEO. “The support for the lottery has been tremendous and sales are going well.”
Clontz encourged players to check wyolotto.com to see if they have won. (more…)
First drawing for Mega Million is Aug. 26
Aug. 25, 2014 – The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today reported $1,000 in sales per minute for the first hour of ticket sales on Aug. 24.
Between noon, when lottery sales opened, and midnight, there were $198,612 in sales the first day. ALF’s Pub and Package Liquors in Cheyenne and KIKS Chevron in Evanston tied for top retailer sales at $2,050 each, followed by $1,079 in sales at the Holiday Station in Sheridan where the first lottery ticket was sold.
Total Powerball® sales were $130,578 with Powerball sales being $108,910 and Power Play sales being $21,668. Powerball tickets cost $2 for each play plus $1 for each Power Play chosen. Powerball drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 8:59 p.m. Ticket sales close at 8 p.m.
Total Mega Millions® sales were $68,034 with Mega Million sales being $49,979 with Megaplier sales being $18,055. A Mega Millions ticket costs $1 for each play plus $1 for each Megaplier chosen. Mega Millions drawings are held every Tuesday and Friday at 8:59 p.m. Ticket sales close at 8 p.m.
“We had a very good grand opening day, showing the tremendous support that Wyoming residents have for the lottery,” said Wyoming Lottery CEO, Jon Clontz. “The credit also goes to the dedicated retailers, many of whom held their own launch parties.”
On Sunday, Mary Ogg, a 67-year-old grandmother from Sheridan, made Wyoming history when she bought the first two lottery tickets at the Holiday Station, located on the corner of Brundage and Coffeen in Sheridan. She was chosen randomly from among the more than 27,000 entrants in a giveaway the Lottery created to promote the launch of the lottery. In addition to purchasing the first lottery ticket sold in Wyoming, Ogg also won a 2014 Jeep® Wrangler and free Mega Millions tickets for a year.
When asked what she thought about being the central figure in a historic day for the Wyoming Lottery, Ogg responded, “I really did not believe that this was happening to this old lady.” (more…)
The Wyoming Lottery today announced that the first lottery ticket will be purchased at noon on Sunday, Aug. 24 by Mary Ogg at the Holiday Station, located at 936 Brundage Road in Sheridan.
Ogg was chosen randomly from among the more than 27,000 entrants in a giveaway the Lottery created to promote its upcoming launch. The actual drawing was held on Saturday in order to verify entries. Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and Secretary of State Max Maxfield read the winners names during a press conference at WyoLotto Headquarters in Cheyenne.
In addition to purchasing the first lottery ticket sold in Wyoming, Ogg also won a 2014 Jeep® Wrangler and free Mega Millions® tickets for a year. (more…)