lottery

Wyoming Lottery Bill Advances
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The state House of Representatives has approved a bill that would allow Wyoming to offer a lottery. The proposal passed on a 31-28 vote Monday. It now moves to the Senate for consideration. The proposal allows the state to offer a state lottery or join a multi-state lott…
Wyo. Lawmakers Plan To Propose Lottery Bill
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Some Wyoming legislators are suggesting bringing Powerball to the state. The Associated Press reports a group of lawmakers plans to draft a lottery bill that would bring games like Powerball to the state and earmark proceeds for highway maintenance. Legislators have tried …
2 Tickets Strike Gold In Powerball Lottery
CHICAGO (AP) — The richest Powerball jackpot ever — and the second-largest top prize in U.S. lottery history — has been won. The question now becomes: Who are the lucky winners waking up to new lives as multimillionaires? Powerball officials said early Thursday that tickets sold…
Lottery Winner Cut From Food Stamp Program
LINCOLN PARK, Mich. (AP) — State officials say a Detroit-area woman who won a $1 million lottery prize but continued to get food stamps has been removed from the food assistance program. The Michigan Department of Human Services said Wednesday the lottery winner no longer was getting benefits…
Wyo. Man Claims $10,000 Lottery Prize in So. Dak.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Wyoming man has claimed $10,000 in lottery winnings in South Dakota. Henry Fales of Cheyenne, Wyo., won the prize in last Friday’s Mega Millions drawing. His ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Mega Ball to win the game’s third prize.…
Legislative Report: Odds Beat Lottery [AUDIO]
Wyoming lawmakers struck down a bill proposing the sale of multi-state lottery tickets. Amy Richards has the details in Wednesday’s Legislative Report. The Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. The Wyoming House killed House Bill 186, the lottery bill on a 27 -33 vote…
Legislative Report: Lottery Plays The Odds [AUDIO]
Lawmakers considered bills dealing with open meetings, open records, charter schools and a lottery for Wyoming. Amy Richards has more in Friday’s Legislative Report. The Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. A bill that says people in Wyoming have no duty to retreat b…