Virginia Lottery Made Record $538.6 Million in Past YearThe Virginia Lottery said Monday it earned a record $538.6 million in the most recent fiscal year on the strength of sales of instant scratch-off tickets, a new branding effort and a huge Mega Millions jackpot drawing in December.
Md. Lottery Worker Stole Tickets, Collected $67,000 in WinningsA former lottery worker has pleaded guilty to felony theft over $10,000 for stealing thousands of scratch-off tickets and collecting the winnings.
D.C. Likely to Run Out of Scratch-Off Lottery TicketsThe D.C. Council's rejection of a proposed contract to provide scratch-off lottery tickets means the District of Columbia is likely to run out of instant tickets at least temporarily.
D.C. Council Set to Vote on Lottery ContractThe D.C. Council is set to consider a contract to provide scratch-off lottery tickets in the city that does not meet a requirement that local businesses get 35 percent of the deal.
Bid for D.C. Scratch-Off Lottery Contract Hits SnagThe local company that has a majority share of the District of Columbia's lottery contract is at least temporarily out of the running for a chance to control the city's instant scratch-off tickets.