Category Archives: State Lottery

An Ambitious Oregon Lottery Partnership to Sell Mega Millions Tickets Online Gets Slapped Down

The Oregon Lottery agreed last month to end a lucrative partnership that allowed retailers to sell Mega Millions tickets through an online company based in Malta called the Lotter.com. Source: An Ambitious Oregon Lottery Partnership to Sell Mega Millions Tickets Online Gets Slapped Down

Oregon Lottery revenue grows 10 percent, looks to add sports betting

The Oregon Lottery’s revenues continued to soar in 2018, reflecting the state’s investment in video lottery machines and increased interest in playing Mega Millions. The lottery’s growth is such that it’s intertwined itself into Oregon’s budget planning that rises above $1 billion each two-year budget cycle. Source: Oregon Lottery revenue grows 10 percent, looks to add sports […]
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$3 million winning Oregon Lottery ticket, sold in Cottage Grove, still unclaimed — for now

An Oregon Lottery ticket, bought in Cottage Grove last November and worth a $3 million prize, remains unclaimed. But an attorney with the apparent winners has been in contact with state officials and said they plan to claim the money this week, Oregon Lottery spokesman Chuck Baumann said. Source: $3 million winning Oregon Lottery ticket, […]
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Oregon Department of Education accepting nominations for teacher of the year

The Oregon Department of Education, in partnership with the Oregon Lottery, is accepting nominations for Oregon Regional Teacher of the Year. Nominations are open statewide through Jan. 31, 2019. Teachers must submit applications by March 29. Oregon Education Service Districts will select a winner from their region. Regional teachers will be honored across the state […]
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An Oregon Lottery Whistleblower Case Is Set for Trial Monday in Salem

A whistleblower case against the Oregon Lottery will go to trial in Marion County Court on Monday. Source: An Oregon Lottery Whistleblower Case Is Set for Trial Monday in Salem

Checking Oregon lottery tickets? There’s an app for that

New mobile phone application for iPhone, Android allows gamblers to scan lottery tickets. Once upon a time, gamblers rushed out to check the local paper for the latest lottery numbers. Now there’s an app for that. The Oregon Lottery has released a new mobile phone application that allows users to scan a variety of tickets, […]
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A Looming Federal Decision Could Transform Tribal Gaming in Oregon. The Lottery Has Its Fingers Crossed.

The Coquille tribe wants to build a new casino in Medford. The state and the Cow Creek tribe hope to block it. Source: A Looming Federal Decision Could Transform Tribal Gaming in Oregon. The Lottery Has Its Fingers Crossed.

Where was unclaimed $1M lotto ticket sold? They won’t say

It’s another run of hard luck for Portland’s gamblers. Someone in Southeast Portland purchased a Powerball on Nov. 25, 2017 — and won a cool million dollars. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Where was unclaimed $1M lotto ticket sold? They won’t say

$8.5 million Megabucks jackpot claimed by Tigard woman

Tina McClendon opted to take the bulk sum payment, which came out to $2.89 million. Tina McClendon of the King City/Tigard area claimed the $8.5 million prize earlier Friday. She won on a Quick Pick $1 ticket she purchased when she visited King City Liquor Store. Source: Pamplin Media Group – $8.5 million Megabucks jackpot […]
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188,658 people in Oregon won something in the Mega Millions lottery Tuesday

Oregon caught Mega Millions fever Tuesday, hitting an all-time single-day record with $4.6 million Mega Millions sales. Throughout the state, in the day leading up to the drawing, people in Oregon purchased Mega Millions tickets at a rate of 106,827 per hour. Source: 188,658 people in Oregon won something in the Mega Millions lottery Tuesday […]
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