Tag Archives: michigan lottery
- Massachusetts to take another run at passing online lottery legislation
October 5, 2016
Massachusetts will make another run at approving online lottery products in 2017, according to the state treasurer. On Wednesday, Massachusetts treasurer Deborah Goldberg (pictured) told the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce that she will renew her push for legislation that will allow the Massachusetts Lottery to join its counterparts in...
- Michigan Lottery website hands out second $1m prize in 17 months
July 28, 2016
The Michigan Lottery’s website has given out its second $1m prize in 17 months. On July 13, a woman won $1m playing the Powerball lottery from a ticket she purchased through the Michigan Lottery’s website. This marked the first time any Michigan Lottery player had won a seven-figure Powerball jackpot...
- Michigan Lottery online sales bring in additional $147m for the state
June 24, 2016
The Michigan Lottery says the number of players making use of its online site has nearly quadrupled since the product made its debut. Michigan launched online sales in November 2014, offering both draw ticket sales and instant win games via website or mobile app. By January 2015, Michigan Lottery Bureau...
- Michigan tribe objects to online lottery, withholds state’s share of casino revenue
August 18, 2015
A native group in Michigan is refusing to share its casino revenue with the state because the Michigan Lottery decided to take its action online. The Gun Lake Tribe, more formally known as the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, was due to make a $7m semi-annual revenue sharing payment to...
- Kentucky Lottery CEO’s anti-RAWA letter to Sen. Mitch McConnell
March 13, 2015
Lottery services and products provider Pollard Banknote says the Michigan Lottery’s new online site is performing better than expected. In delivering its Q4 results, the Canada-based Pollard noted that initial results from the November launch of the Michigan Lottery’s iLottery site have been “very encouraging.” Pollard said “all metrics have...
- Michigan Lottery hands out first $1m prize via online scratch ticket
February 19, 2015
The Michigan Lottery has awarded its first $1m online prize since launching online lottery operations in November. Even more notable, the $1m prize wasn’t won by a regular draw ticket purchased online but by a $20 online scratch game called Diamond Payout. Michigan Lottery spokesman Jeff Holyfield told Mlive.com that...
Chaos reigns as Powerball-mad Aussies crash Lottoland website
January 14, 2016