Category Archives: State Lottery

Preserving Land

Oregon conservation and land officials gathered June 28 at the Bennett Ranch in southern Baker County for a tour of Mark and Patti Bennett’s 8,000-acre property and to learn about the conservation efforts earning the couple attention from across the state. Source: Preserving Land;

Oregon’s $150.4 million Powerball winner comes forward

Steven Nickell, a lifelong Salem resident, is the winner of a $150.4 million Powerball jackpot after he carried the winning ticket around in his wallet for two weeks. Oregon Lottery officials announced at a Friday morning press conference that Nickell would receive a lump sum of nearly $61.7 million after taxes. Source: Oregon’s $150.4 million […]
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Salem man claims $150 million Powerball ticket sold at Salem Circle K

Oregon Lottery officials revealed Friday morning Steven Nickell of Salem is the the winner of the $150 million Powerball jackpot. After almost three weeks, the winner of the $150.4 million Powerball jackpot has finally stepped forward to claim his prize. Source: Salem man claims $150 million Powerball ticket sold at Salem Circle K

Man accused in Oregon Lottery shooting threat apologizes, says he was mad about lost money

In a message provided by Oregon State Police on Thursday, Jason Ouellette apologized to anyone at the lottery agency frightened by the shooting threat and says he plans to get help for his gambling addiction. Source: Man accused in Oregon Lottery shooting threat apologizes, says he was mad about lost money | OregonLive.com

Man arrested after shooting threat lodged against Oregon Lottery

A Lebanon man was arrested Tuesday after a shooting threat was lodged against the Oregon Lottery, troopers say. The Oregon State Police said Jason David Ouellette, 42, was arrested on suspicion of menacing Tuesday afternoon. The arrest came about 5-1/2 hours after an email with “an imminent threat to shoot and kill people” was sent […]
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Eight things about Salem’s unclaimed $151 million winning Powerball ticket

Oregon Lottery officials are still waiting for the winner of the $151 million Powerball jackpot to claim their prize. The winning ticket was purchased in Salem. Lottery officials said the specific store location won’t be revealed until after the ticket has been redeemed and validated.   Source: Eight things about Salem’s unclaimed $151 million winning […]
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The Oregon Lottery Is Moving Aggressively Toward Mobile Phone Betting

The first apps could debut next month. “It’s evolve or die.” Source: The Oregon Lottery Is Moving Aggressively Toward Mobile Phone Betting

Sports betting: a good way to make revenue | Editorial

The U.S. Supreme Court didn’t exactly legalize sports betting in its decision last week. The court nullified a law passed by Congress that prohibited states from allowing sports betting. Oregon was Congress’ target when the law was initially proposed — and by the time it passed, it was meant to keep Oregon’s sports-betting contagion from […]
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Among Oregon athletic directors, sports betting’s potential return sparks hope and concern

The athletic departments at Oregon’s seven public universities receive a cut of Oregon Lottery revenues, and the athletic directors overseeing those programs are watching the potential return of sports betting carefully after a landmark Supreme Court ruling. Source: Among Oregon athletic directors, sports betting’s potential return sparks hope and concern

Oregon paved the way for ruling on betting

The U.S. Supreme Court didn’t exactly legalize sports betting in its decision earlier this week. The court nullified a law passed by Congress that prohibited states from allowing sports betting. Oregon was Congress’ target when the law was initially proposed — and by the time it passed, it was meant to keep Oregon’s sports-betting contagion […]
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