Category: Press Releases


Powerball changes starting jackpot amount, minimum jackpot roll increases

March 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – Per the national Powerball® Product Group announcement on March 25, 2020, the game will change following the next Grand Prize win. The Powerball Product Group stated that these changes will ensure the game continues to support good causes in all 48 U.S. lottery jurisdictions.

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WyoLotto’s COVID-19 Response

March 16, 2020

Offices closed through April 5

March 16, 2020 – The spread of COVID-19 is affecting every one of us, even here in Wyoming. We put our players, staff and supporters first, and we want to make sure we are following all precautions recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Our entire team wants to assure everyone that we are constantly monitoring the situation.
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Cowboy Draw jackpot at $500K!

February 13, 2020

Right now may be the best time for Wyoming to thaw off their cars and go get a Cowboy Draw® ticket! The jackpot has now warmed up to half a million dollars. That could buy 10,000 really nice heated blankets. 

Cowboy Draw tickets also make great Valentine’s Day gifts. “We have seen many winners of $1,000 and more from a ticket given to them as a gift,” said Jon Clontz, CEO of the Wyoming Lottery Corporation.

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Powerball Jackpot at $321 million

January 17, 2020

Powerball’s® jackpot is growing to levels the nation hasn’t seen in months. The jackpot is now at $321 million, which is a cash value of $218.7 million. This jackpot is the highest it’s been since June 1, 2019 at $350 million, which was hit in North Carolina. 

The record for Powerball’s jackpot was on January 13, 2016 when it was $1.5 billion and three winners split the pot. 

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Friends share Cowboy Draw® jackpot winnings

January 10, 2020

Two friends came together in a life-changing moment, and continue to share these moments living their dream in Etna, Wyo.

Gale and Judy (last names excluded to protect privacy) met approximately 25 years ago, when Gale became very ill and was in the hospital. Judy happened to be a blood donor that was on call if donations were ever needed urgently, which occurred from time to time.

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