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  • 4 Unclaimed $100,000 Massachusetts Lottery Prizes Set To Expire 16 Sep 2020 22:15 WBZ Boston - Massachusetts BOSTON (CBS) – Four people in Massachusetts are running out of time to claim their big lottery winnings. The Massachusetts Lottery said four unclaimed $100,000 Mass Cash prizes are set to expire in the upcoming weeks. Two tickets with the winning numbers …
  • LISTEN: Massachusetts State Lottery Unveils New Jingle 02 Sep 2020 20:01 WBZ Boston - Massachusetts BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts State Lottery has a new jingle. The Lottery launched a contest to find a new song and this week unveiled a winner. Andrew Brink of Somerville won the $5,000 grand prize for his song “Everyone’s A Winner In The Commonwealth …
  • Lottery profits doused by flood of prize payouts 25 Aug 2020 21:42 Southcoast Today - Massachusetts The Massachusetts Lottery saw a decent bump in sales last month, but a surge of pent up winning tickets that were turned in as the Lottery reopened its claims centers helped drive monthly profits lower than in July 2019. Sales of $426.9 million in July …
  • Kentucky Lottery online sales up 68% while Massachusetts waits another year 30 Jul 2020 03:06 Calvin Ayre Online lottery sales have proven a godsend for many US state lotteries during COVID-19, which makes it all the more inexplicable when states pass up the opportunity to introduce an online option. On Wednesday, the Kentucky Lottery reported record sales of …
  • Long live the lottery: Future-proofing your business model 28 Jul 2020 09:05 Calvin Ayre Ade Repcenko, CEO of Spinola Gaming discusses the new forms of technology available for the lottery sector and how it can help companies innovate their offering and create a future-proof business model in order to adapt to new market behaviour. He explores …
  • Treasurer disappointed in House jobs bill snub 25 Jul 2020 08:04 WWLP 22 BOSTON (SHNS) – The economic development bill the House is expected to debate early next week would allow gamblers to place legal wagers on sporting events from a phone or on the internet but does not allow the Massachusetts Lottery to expand online — and …
  • Lottery overcomes pandemic slide to post strong profits 21 Jul 2020 23:10 Southcoast Today - Massachusetts Despite seeing sales plummet in March and April as the pandemic closed many businesses and changed consumer habits, the Massachusetts Lottery had its third-best year in terms of revenue in fiscal year 2020 and projects that it will return $979 million in …
  • Online play, sales could throw Lottery a life line 27 May 2020 11:11 Boston Herald If the Massachusetts Lottery were a boat taking on water, this would be the moment when diligent bailing still has a chance to prove fruitful. Failure to act all but guarantees the agency will sink. The cause of the agency’s predicament is, as one expects, …
  • Mass. Lottery Struggling During Coronavirus Pandemic 27 May 2020 10:42 WBZ Boston - Massachusetts BOSTON (CBS) – The coronavirus pandemic has cost the state millions of dollars in lost lottery money. Ticket sales in April were down more than $128 million when compared to the year before. That is $22.5 million in lost profit for the state. Mass. Lottery …
  • Director: Mass. Lottery at risk of becoming obsolete 26 May 2020 19:31 Southcoast Today - Massachusetts The Massachusetts Lottery, one of the most vaunted in the nation over the years, faces "a significant threat of becoming somewhat obsolete" as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates industry-wide shifts toward online and cashless interactions, Lottery …
  • Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today’s Developments 13 May 2020 03:21 WBZ Boston - Massachusetts TUESDAY, May 12 • Massachusetts reports 870 new coronavirus cases and 33 more deaths • The Whole Foods in Lynnfield has reopened after closing on Sunday because employees tested positive for coronavirus • Gov. Charlie Baker files bill to authorize $1 …
  • Ticker: Lottery sales down; Mortgage rates at record lows  01 May 2020 06:32 Boston Herald Weekly Massachusetts Lottery sales were down about 33% in mid-April compared to the beginning of March and the Lottery is trailing last year’s estimated profit pace by more than $73 million. Executive Director Michael Sweeney walked the Lottery Commission …
  • Crisis puts pressure on treasury to maintain cash flow 16 Apr 2020 01:44 WWLP 22 BOSTON (SHNS) – Not only will Massachusetts’ rainy day fund of roughly $3.5 billion give state budget managers a pool of money to tap into if needed, but it will also make the state stand out among its peers in what is expected to be a competitive bond …
  • Coronavirus Severely Hurting Massachusetts Lottery Sales 15 Apr 2020 04:19 WBZ Boston - Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts State Lottery is taking a big hit as the COVID-19 state of emergency temporarily shutters many stores that sell tickets, Treasurer Deborah Goldberg told lawmakers Tuesday. More than 1,800 of the state’s 7,500 lottery agents …
  • Lottery sales sink as market for products shrinks 01 Apr 2020 03:08 Milford Daily News - Massachusetts BOSTON - The coronavirus pandemic has taken a significant bite out of Massachusetts Lottery sales as restaurants and bars are closed and fewer people make regular trips to their local convenience store, shrinking the market for the cash-only products. …

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