Mega Millions

A Small Bet Wins A PA Mom A Divine Fortune Of $443,000 Right Before The Holidays At BetRivers.com

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 12:12am

When she hit the mega jackpot she said her husband didn't believe her until she showed him the screen.

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  • When she hit the mega jackpot she said her husband didn't believe her until she showed him the screen.
  • "This is one of many recent Divine Fortune jackpots which proves our players can win big, even when placing small bets."
  • In May of this year, a Divine Fortune record jackpot worth $533,239 was hit at PlaySugarHouse.com in Pennsylvania.
  • This is the sixteenth Divine Fortune jackpot between BetRivers.com and PlaySugarHouse.com in Pennsylvania since its launch last summer.

Texas Lottery Renews Agreement with SCA to Support Retailer Bonus Program

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:03pm

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Texas Lottery has renewed its risk transfer agreement with SCA, the leader in promotional risk management, for its successful Retailer Bonus program.

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  • DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Texas Lottery has renewed its risk transfer agreement with SCA, the leader in promotional risk management, for its successful Retailer Bonus program.
  • Shortly after the original contract began in 2019, a winning Mega Millions ticket was sold by a Texas retailer.
  • The Texas Lottery Commission notified SCA immediately and within 10 business days, a $1 million check was issued to the lucky retail owner.
  • "We got off to a successful start last year with a $1 million retailer bonus payout just two weeks into our 2019 inaugural contract with SCA.

Online Lottery Ticket Sales Growing As Consumers Embrace Online Purchasing Platforms

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 5:00pm

Along these same lines sale of lottery tickets online has also increased sharply, driven by a demand from consumers to perform purchases in ways that are alternative to traditional retail sales.

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  • Along these same lines sale of lottery tickets online has also increased sharply, driven by a demand from consumers to perform purchases in ways that are alternative to traditional retail sales.
  • Lottery.com allows consumers in many states to legally purchase real lottery tickets, like Powerball and Mega Millions, using their smartphone or computer.
  • Contact: Tony DiMatteo is available to speak directly with any media outlets looking to report on how social distancing is leading to increased digital lottery ticket sales across America.
  • Lottery.com is an Austin-based company enabling consumers to play state-sanctioned lottery games directly from their mobile phones or the web.

Lucky Player Hits $76,598.13 Jackpot During First Day on HollywoodCasino.com

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 3:00pm

I decided to try your site because of the jackpot opportunity, and, boy, did it pay off!

Key Points: 
  • I decided to try your site because of the jackpot opportunity, and, boy, did it pay off!
  • The online-only game Divine Fortune draws players as the only digital game in Pennsylvania with a local progressive jackpot.
  • In addition to the growing Mega Jackpot, Divine Fortune offers a Minor Jackpot that pays 20X the players bet, and a Major Jackpot which pays 100X the players bet.
  • Players can improve their chances of winning the Mega Jackpot by placing higher bets, though the Mega Jackpot can be won at any bet amount.

App to Play Lottery Launches in New Jersey as Mega Millions Hits $340M

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 8:01pm

Jackpocket today announced the public launch of its lottery app in New Jersey, giving players an easy,secure way to order official state lottery tickets.

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  • Jackpocket today announced the public launch of its lottery app in New Jersey, giving players an easy,secure way to order official state lottery tickets.
  • New Jersey is the first state lottery to formally authorize lottery courier services, allowing the placement of orders through a mobile app.
  • New Jersey players can place ticket orders in the Jackpocket app for well-loved favorites such as Mega Millions, Powerball, and Cash4Life, as well as New Jersey's own Pick-6.
  • "Jackpocket's mission is to make the lottery more accessible and convenient to play," said Jackpocket Founder and CEO Peter Sullivan.

MyLotteryStore Opens its Pre-Registration Affiliate Membership

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 7:20pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MyLotteryStore, a secondary lottery platform created on blockchain technology, announced its pre-registration to allow users the opportunity to own and manage their own lottery store via open-enrollment Pre-Beta membership.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MyLotteryStore, a secondary lottery platform created on blockchain technology, announced its pre-registration to allow users the opportunity to own and manage their own lottery store via open-enrollment Pre-Beta membership.
  • MyLotteryStore is designed to revolutionize the way the lottery is played globally by allowing its members to not only purchase lottery tickets, but also own their own lottery store for profit.
  • We are excited to be opening up pre-registration membership opportunities to MyLotteryStore.
  • MyLotteryStore is a global secondary lottery for the US Powerball and MegaMillions designed with transparency, security, and the future of lottery in mind.

App to Play Lottery Launches in Texas as Mega Millions Soars to $475M

Monday, June 3, 2019 - 2:30pm

Jackpocket is betting more people in Texas will want to Texas Two Step with the public launch of its flagship app, which offers players a secure way to order official state lottery tickets for well-known favorites like Powerball, Mega Millions, Pick 3 and Daily 4, Texas Lottery -specific Lotto Texas and Texas Two Step, and many more games.

Key Points: 
  • Jackpocket is betting more people in Texas will want to Texas Two Step with the public launch of its flagship app, which offers players a secure way to order official state lottery tickets for well-known favorites like Powerball, Mega Millions, Pick 3 and Daily 4, Texas Lottery -specific Lotto Texas and Texas Two Step, and many more games.
  • The launch comes as Mega Millions climbed to an estimated $475 million for the drawing on Tuesday, June 4.
  • In 2018, the Texas Lottery transferred over $1.4 billion to the Foundation School Fund, administered by the Texas Education Agency.
  • Jackpocket is the first third-party app in the U.S. that offers players a secure way to order official state lottery tickets, such as Powerball, Mega Millions and more.

Peaks Breaks Through GEICO’s 17 Millionth Policy Sales Goal

Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 12:55pm

The odds of GEICO selling its 17 millionth policy were far better than the one in 302,575,350 shot of winning the Mega Millions lottery.

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  • The odds of GEICO selling its 17 millionth policy were far better than the one in 302,575,350 shot of winning the Mega Millions lottery.
  • Even so, when Iowa City GEICO sales associate TyShaye Peaks learned she had sold GEICOs record-breaking 17 millionth policy, she was shocked.
  • The entire Iowa office is excited about the 17 millionth policy being sold by one of our own, said Iowa sales/service director Pete Rizzo .
  • Peaks joined GEICO two years ago, starting just months before the companys 16 millionth policy was sold.

US Powerball to Break Through $1 Billion Ceiling

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 12:30pm

Millions of Europeans, Australians and Latin Americans are ordering tickets for the $750 million US Powerball , and with sales at an all-time high, industry insiders fully expect the prize to rise before the draw.

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  • Millions of Europeans, Australians and Latin Americans are ordering tickets for the $750 million US Powerball , and with sales at an all-time high, industry insiders fully expect the prize to rise before the draw.
  • TheLotter's spokesman Adrian Cooremans: "US lotteries like Powerball and Mega Millions adapted their rules a few years back and the result is: mouth-watering jackpots.
  • We have since seen an ever-increasing number of players from Latin America, Europe, Asia and Australia on our site.
  • And no wonder We've had two $1.6 billion jackpots Powerball offered one in January 2016, and, most recently, in October 2018, Mega Millions had a single winner scoop up the same amount.

$Billion is the new $Million for Lotteries

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 11:00am

And, about half of these say they didn't buy until the jackpot reached its peak of $1.6B (the highest advertised amount).

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  • And, about half of these say they didn't buy until the jackpot reached its peak of $1.6B (the highest advertised amount).
  • Of those who bought Mega Millions tickets for this jackpot, Ipsos asked if they'd ever bought Mega Millions tickets before this jackpot started in July.
  • Conversely, if the jackpot was hit each week at its base level, the lotteries would actually lose money.
  • To combat this, lotteries may raise ticket prices or tinker with the games to make them even harder to win."