$1 million Powerball ticket bought in Portsmouth
Someone won $1 million in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing -- the only ticket in the nation to win the second prize by matching the first five numbers.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Mega Millions jackpot up to more than $350 million
Virginians have had somewhat of a lucky streak lately, as lottery players in the commonwealth bought more than 114,000 tickets, and won a total of $239,571 in Tuesday night's drawing.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Lottery Winner Didn't Know He Had $250,000 Ticket
Release, Virginia Lottery: For nearly five months, Scott Murillo had a Virginia Lottery ticket worth $250,000 in his possession, and he didn't even know it.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Wednesday's Virginia Powerball winner still unknown
The $1 million winner of Wednesday's Powerball has yet to come forward after buying the winning ticket at a 7-Eleven in Springfield, Va.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Richmond man follow's girlfriend's advice, scores $1 million
But when his girlfriend told him he should, he went ahead and bought a ticket for the February 21 drawing.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
To protect state revenue, Virginia must allow casinos
It's nonsense, Darryl Peake fumed, that state lawmakers continue to oppose casino gambling while droves of Virginians travel elsewhere to play slots, spin the roulette wheel and hit or hold at blackjack tables.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Lottery Winners Gets $200,000 For Picking Same Numbers Twice
Ashburn's Nghia Nguyn had two reasons to hope his numbers paid off in a recent Cash 5 drawing, according to Virginia Lottery officials.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Lottery's Win for Life game to be played only in Va.
The game - which offers jackpot winners $1,000 a week for life - also was played in Georgia until Feb. 22, according to a Virginia Lottery news release.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Gloucester Co. man wins $1M in Virginia Lottery game
Dennis Farmer said in a news release that he thought he had a loser when he scratched off the first two lines and then thought he won $10 when he got to the bottom of the ticket.
Charlottesville Man Wins Big Prize In Scratcher Game
A local man has won the top prize in a Virginia Lottery scratcher game. 27-year-old Bobby Huff of Charlottesville won $150 thousand in the Money Money Money game.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Powerball jackpot climbs to $400 million
With the Powerball jackpot climbing to an estimated $400 million, Virginia Lottery officials expect to sell about 1.4 million tickets in the Commonwealth on Wednesday alone.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Politicians react to gay marriage ruling
PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Favorite teachers are remembered for a lifetime and for the seventh year in a row, the Virginia Lottery is teaming a More A PORTSMOUTH, Va.