Arkansas Lottery News
Jun 22, 2016 | via The Hastings Tribune
Two decades after playing a tourist from Little Rock on a long-running television show about nothing, Jason Alexander has been working in the city this summer, directing a play about something. Comment?
Jun 11, 2016 | via NWAonline
During the first 11 months of fiscal 2016, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's revenue and net proceeds for college scholarships have each exceeded totals for the previous fiscal year, the lottery reported Friday. Revenue totaled $421.3 million in fiscal 2016 to date and net proceeds reached $74.1 million, the lottery said in a written report to Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Legislative Council's lottery oversight subcommittee. Comment?
Mar 29, 2016 | via NWAonline
The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery says Louis Miller of Winslow won the money by matching four white balls and the Powerball in Wednesday's drawing. That combination typically pays out $50,000, but Miller also bought the Power Play option, which in Wednesday's drawing tripled all non-jackpot prizes. Comment?
Feb 8, 2016 | via NWAonline
Looking at the latest financial report available on the Arkansas Lottery's website, it appears the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery grossed approximately $38.6 million in December of 2015, but transferred only $6.4 million to the Arkansas Department of Higher Education for college scholarships. That comes out to about 16.5 percent--or about 16 to 17 cents of every dollar the Arkansas Lottery made in December. Comment?
Jan 19, 2016 | via KTEN-TV Denison
A new government report estimates that this year's budget deficit will rise to $544 billion, an increase over prior estimates that can be attributed largely to tax cuts and spending increases passed by Congress... A new government report estimates that this year's budget deficit will rise to $544 billion, an increase over prior estimates that can be attributed largely to tax cuts and spending increases passed by Congress last... New York is well on its way to building a uniquely extensive statewide weather network, 125 automated stations stretching from Lake Erie to the tip of Long Island. Comment?
Jan 19, 2016 | via NWAonline
I won big in Wednesday's Powerball. In fact, I could be idling at my new tropical estate after a flight on my private jet. Comment?
Jan 15, 2016 | via Benton Courier
Tracie Cherry won $100,000 after she matched the numbers of four white balls and the Powerball in Wednesday night's world-record $1.6 billion drawing. In addition to matching the numbers, also elected to play the Power Play, doubling her winnings from $50,000 to $100,000. Comment?
Jan 15, 2016 | via NWAonline
Dwane Cole , mayor of Munford, Tenn., speaks Thursday in Naifeh's Grocery in Munford, Tenn. One of the winning Powerball tickets in Wednesday's record jackpot drawing of $1.6 billion was sold at the store. Comment?
Jan 13, 2016 | via 5NEWSonline.com
Six Union Pacific railroad workers in Van Buren pooled their money together and won $50,000 playing the Arkansas Lottery. They missed the jackpot by one number-- 41. "That's probably the most unluckiest number for the rest of our lives because it didn't hit on the ticket," said winner Jason Brown. Comment?
Jan 13, 2016 | via NWAonline
John Webb of Bryant looks at a Powerball ticket he bought from Y&E Superstop manager Michael Park on Tuesday morning at the store in Bryant. The record Powerball jackpot reached $1.5 billion Tuesday in advance of tonight's drawing, but Arkansas' lottery director hedged on whether the lottery would sell more Powerball tickets today than the record $4.4 million worth it sold Saturday. Comment?
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