Virginia Lottery

A sign advertising the $636 Million Mega Millions lottery jackpot hangs in a convenience store window on December 17, 2013. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Virginia Lottery Made Record $538.6 Million in Past Year

The 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.

08/18/2014

Someone in Virginia missed their chance to be a millionaire. (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

$1 Million Lottery Ticket Goes Unclaimed

Someone who bought a Virginia Lottery ticket in Woodbridge has missed out on a $1 million prize.

07/01/2014

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Virginia Lottery: $1M Prize Expires June 30

The Virginia Lottery says time is running out for the winner of a $1 million prize to cash in.

06/21/2014

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$1 Million Virginia Lottery Ticket Still Unclaimed

Time is running out for the holder of a $1 million Virginia Lottery ticket to claim the prize.

05/14/2014

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Va. Deli Owner Unknowingly Sells Herself A Winning Mega Millions Ticket

A woman whose family owns a market and deli in Herndon, Va., unknowingly sold herself a Mega Millions ticket worth $3 million and, as a result, won a $10,000 bonus for the store.

03/24/2014

The scores of losing players in last week's $425 million Powerball jackpot did more than take an extremely long shot at getting rich. Their ticket purchases also helped fund a small but increasingly important part of their states' budgets. (Credit: THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Woman Wins $1,000 a Week in Va. Lottery Game

A Maryland woman will receive $1,000 a week for the rest of her life after winning the Virginia Lottery’s Win for Life game.

12/03/2013

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$99M Mega Millions Ticket Claimed in Virginia

The mystery behind who won a $99 million Mega Millions drawing in May is over.

10/31/2013

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$99M Mega Millions Ticket Bought in Virginia Unclaimed

A winning Mega Millions ticket worth $99 million remains unclaimed more than a month after the drawing.

06/24/2013

Joel Lyles won $1,000 per week for the rest of his life in the Virginia Lottery's Win for Life game. (Credit: Virginia Lottery)

Va. Man Wins $1,000 Per Week for Life

A Loudoun County man’s weekly paycheck is going to get a hefty bonus courtesy of the Virginia Lottery.

06/12/2013

The scores of losing players in last week's $425 million Powerball jackpot did more than take an extremely long shot at getting rich. Their ticket purchases also helped fund a small but increasingly important part of their states' budgets. (Credit: THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

College Student Wins $1M in Lottery Scratch-Off

A student at Thomas Nelson Community College won’t have to worry about tuition debt after she won $1 million in a Virginia Lottery scratch-off game.

05/23/2013

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