Are International Lottery Sales In The USA A Problem That Regulators Need To Solve?

Are International Lottery Sales In The USA A Problem That Regulators Need To Solve?

US gambling operators are highly regulated, and anyone in the legal, regulated online gambling industry knows how invasive state regulators can be when determining suitability and licensure. But the industry also has a lot of grey zones, with significant sectors falling through the legal and regulatory cracks. Products like online lottery courier services have discovered…

NC Man Wins Over $550k After Accidentally Buying Two of the Same Lottery Ticket

NC Man Wins Over $550k After Accidentally Buying Two of the Same Lottery Ticket

A North Carolina man is $551,850 richer after winning a Lucky for Life drawing last month. Scotty Thomas, age 49 of Fayetteville, managed to win the game’s second-largest prize twice after accidentally purchasing two of the same ticket.   Thomas was unsure if he had bought a ticket for the lottery drawing, so he filled…

Retail Clerk Cheats Boston Lottery Player Out of Winnings

Retail Clerk Cheats Boston Lottery Player Out of Winnings

Buying a lottery ticket and winning a big prize is exciting. Most players turn in their tickets right away to claim the win. Imagine winning and claiming your ticket, only to realize the sales clerk only paid a portion of your prize money. This situation is precisely what happened to Amelia Smith in Boston. She…

Seven State Lotteries Host Special Facebook Live Drawing

Seven State Lotteries Host Special Facebook Live Drawing

To appeal to social media users and boost $2 ticket sales, seven state lotteries collaborated on a live Facebook drawing for a special 7-11-21 contest. The official state lotteries of Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Georgia, Maine, South Carolina, and North Carolina hosted the event in partnership with Scientific Games, giving players in multiple states…

New Mexico, Illinois, and West Virginia Announce Vaccine Lotteries This Week

New Mexico, Illinois, and West Virginia Announce Vaccine Lotteries This Week

Over the past few weeks, several states in the US have decided to use the lottery as a form of reward for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. Ohio and Maryland were among the first to offer a coronavirus lottery drawing, and this week, officials in Illinois, New Mexico, and West Virginia have decided to provide lottery…

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