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2014-03-13 12:36:00

MONOPOLY(TM) mirrors classic board game CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery released new instant games this month. Neon 9s, Lucky Green, Casino Cashword and MONOPOLY games offer players a chance to win big prizes ranging from $9,000 to $250,000. These four games join popular instant games like The MS Project and ongoing numbers games like Hit or Miss. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130528/CG21596LOGO The classic and beloved board game MONOPOLY is...

2014-03-10 20:21:42

In honor of the St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle CHICAGO, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If a leprechaun told you to follow him, would you? Well, a number of Chicagoans decided to follow a leprechaun holding a sign that read, "Blackhawks Fans, Follow me to the Gold!" down Michigan Avenue and into the Blackhawks store where they were treated to an amazing surprise - a personal appearance from Chicago Blackhawk, Patrick Sharp and a chance to view his 2014 Winter Games gold medal!...

2014-01-15 12:23:22

First U.S. lottery to sell tickets via an app CHICAGO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery has unveiled a mobile app where consumers can play Mega Millions, Powerball, and Lotto from their smart phone, check winning numbers and jackpots and, for the first time, even find a nearby retailer. The free app is available for download on iOS and Android devices and is the first of its kind in the United States offering any Illinois adult the chance to purchase lottery tickets via an...

2014-01-08 16:24:07

'Words with Friends' mirrors popular virtual game CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery released new instant games this month. Match 3 Tripler, $100 Frenzy, Words with Friends, Jokers Wild, and Fabulous Fortune offer players a chance to win big prizes ranging from $3,000 to $4 million. These five games join popular instant games like Wild Cherry Tripler and ongoing numbers games like Lotto with Extra Shot. (Logo:...

2014-01-03 12:23:51

Players over 18 Invited to Visit Lottery Booth at Farm Show Complex HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Moola" is the new, cow-themed, $1 Pennsylvania Lottery instant game paying tribute to the Pennsylvania Farm Show. It is available at the Farm Show and at Lottery retailers statewide. Moola offers 20 top prizes of $5,000 and players can win up to five times on each ticket. Scratch to reveal a "COWBELL" (CWBELL) symbol and win the prize shown under it. Reveal...

2013-12-18 12:24:32

MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although last night's $648 million Mega Millions® jackpot was won by two tickets sold in California and Georgia, the Pennsylvania Lottery today reminded players to check every ticket, every time. The Dec. 17 winning Mega Millions numbers were: 08-14-17-20-39. The Megaball number was 07 and the Megaplier was 04. During a jackpot run that began in early October and continued for 22 draws, PA Lottery Mega Millions players won a...

2013-12-13 20:22:16

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To show appreciation for the services it provides, an anonymous donor sent the Stuttering Foundation (www.StutteringHelp.org) 200 Mega Millions lottery tickets for the drawing scheduled for tonight. Lottery official estimate the potential winnings at more than $425 million. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131213/DC33539) "It only takes one good set of numbers," said Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering...

2013-11-12 12:26:21

CHICAGO, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery has released several new instant games with a holiday theme. Holiday Cash, Instant Cheer, Candy Cane Crossword, Reindeer Riches and Merry Millionaire provide players a taste of the holidays--and a chance to win prizes ranging from $200 to $2 million. They make great gifts and stocking stuffers for adults, and join popular new instant games like Veterans Cash--which benefits Illinois Veterans-- and numbers games like the...

2013-09-23 12:24:51

CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery is offering a new way to play with its newest draw-game, Hit or Miss, and has enlisted Chicago Blackhawk Patrick Sharp to help build excitement around this unique game. The popular Left Wing from the Stanley Cup champions will be onsite from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 25 at Pioneer Court, 401 North Michigan Avenue to help launch the new Lottery game. Sharp will assist lottery fans as they participate in a...

2013-08-02 23:04:39

Willit is a Mega Millions and Powerball lottery app by 227 LLC that automatically compares lottery tickets against drawing results and notifies users of their winnings via push notifications. Willit’s unique, widget-driven dashboard gives users the flexibility to prioritize a variety of features like, ticket tracking, historical number analysis and store locations. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 On July 2nd 2013, 227 LLC launched its new iOS app Willit, designed to remove the...