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  • Restore the promise October 8, 2021 8:06 am Arkansas Democrat Gazette It's been a full K-12 cycle since Arkansans approved writing a lottery into our state Constitution to help fund higher education. Kindergartners in 2009 are now the senior class of 2022, and the difference between what they were promised for lottery …
  • Former Arkansas lottery director Bishop Woosley launches consulting firm October 7, 2021 12:06 pm Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Former Arkansas lottery Director Bishop Woosley has formed a lottery and gaming consulting firm, Woosley Gaming Advisors. The company focuses on providing consulting services to existing and emerging gaming and lottery vendors and to North American …
  • Arkansas Lottery jackpot nears a combined $1 Billion this weekend September 18, 2021 2:30 pm FOX16 News - Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTVE/KARD) — Arkansans have two chances to become a multi-millionaire this weekend with both the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots totaling more than $862 million. The Powerball jackpot drawing will be on Saturday at 9:59 p.m. and …
  • Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots total nearly $1B September 17, 2021 9:25 pm Arkansas Democrat Gazette The jackpots for two lottery drawings to be held this weekend will total nearly $1 billion, Arkansas lottery officials said Friday. The Powerball jackpot for Saturday’s drawing, scheduled for just before 10 p.m., has reached $457 million and will continue …
  • Tennessee truck driver wins $200,000 on Arkansas lottery ticket August 24, 2021 9:49 pm Arkansas Democrat Gazette A truck driver from Tennessee won $200,000 on a lottery ticket during his last trip through Arkansas, according to state lottery officials. During Cody Wilson’s last delivery to Arkansas, he decided to buy a $10 Show Me ticket from a gas station in Lonoke, …
  • Texas man wins $1M on free vaccine incentive Arkansas Lottery Scholarship scratch-off July 19, 2021 9:28 pm FOX16 News - Arkansas Posted: Jul 19, 2021 / 04:20 PM CDT / Updated: Jul 19, 2021 / 04:20 PM CDT LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery released a statement Monday that a man from Texas claimed his $1M prize that he won on a scratch-off ticket he …
  • Heathcott-CJRW lawsuit dismissed after confidential settlement July 16, 2021 4:47 pm Arkansas Times Circuit Judge Tim Fox signed an order Wednesday dismissing ad man Gary Heathcott’s lawsuit against the Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods ad firm. The parties jointly asked that the case be dismissed with prejudice, meaning it cannot be refiled. Each side …
  • Arkansas Lottery Reports Record $106M in Annual Proceeds July 14, 2021 6:45 pm Arkansas Business We were unable to send the article. The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery announced Tuesday that it raised a record $106.6 million in proceeds for Fiscal Year 2021, which ended June 30. Since its inception in 2009, ASL has raised more than $1 billion in …
  • Lottery touts record year. But is it a ‘win, win’ July 13, 2021 9:46 pm Arkansas Times The Arkansas Lottery is bragging about a record year in the fiscal year ending June 30, with $106.6 million in net proceeds for college scholarships on $632 million in revenue. Its previous biggest year was $98 million in 2019. And the gross topped out …
  • Arkansas braces for 3rd COVID-19 surge as vaccination rate slows July 2, 2021 1:01 am WSJM - Michigan Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — As COVID-19 vaccination rollouts continue and the U.S. returns to a semblance of normality, Arkansas officials are warning of a third surge following a spike in cases. …
  • Arkansas vaccine incentives not working: Health officials June 29, 2021 11:51 pm WJBD Radio - Illinois MarsBars/iStock(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — Arkansas’s million-dollar stick and carrot has failed to pick up its lagging COVID-19 numbers, according to recent health data. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson took a page from other states, such as Ohio and New York, …
  • Arkansas' vaccine lottery isn't working, governor says June 29, 2021 9:57 pm KHBS/KHOG 40/29 ABC Arkansas' vaccine lottery isn't working, governor says Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 4:13 PM CDT Jun 29, 2021 Hide Transcript Show Transcript OH. NO, IT IS NOT. BEEN AFFECTIVE IN GREATLY INCENTIVIZED SEEING PEOPLE TO …
  • Mississippi Lottery transfers more money to state's Education Enhancement Fund June 18, 2021 5:26 pm The Scott County Times - Mississippi The Mississippi Lottery announced its latest transfer to the state’s general fund that will help fund both K-12 and higher education programs. According to the state law that created the lottery, the first $80 million in proceeds goes to road and bridge …
  • Deadline to apply for the Arkansas Academic Challange Scholarship is July 1 June 2, 2021 4:59 pm FOX16 News - Arkansas Posted: Jun 2, 2021 / 11:30 AM CDT / Updated: Jun 2, 2021 / 03:28 PM CDT LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery (ASL) announced on Wednesday that July 1 is the deadline to apply for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship. The …
  • NWA EDITORIAL: The sure thing May 30, 2021 6:28 am Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette As tragic as covid-19 has been, historians remind us the spread of an influenza strain misnamed the Spanish flu in 1918 and 1919 remains the most severe pandemic in the more recent history of humankind. The estimates are covid-19 has killed 3.51 million …

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