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  • Arkansas lottery revenue slips with rise in gas prices May 12, 2022 10:22 am Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette With the average price of gasoline in Arkansas rising, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's revenue and the amount raised for college scholarships in April slipped from a year ago. "Record fuel prices, a higher ring in the grocery lane, and rising …
  • What to buy if you won the Arkansas Lottery April 25, 2022 11:18 pm KARK 4 News - Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – You have a 1 in 14,000,000 chance to win the lottery, however, that’s not stopping Arkansans from trying to win the Arkansas Powerball jackpot. The jackpot went up to $421,000,000. So, after taxes, you’d walk away with roughly $171,428, …
  • Rising gas prices have Arkansas lottery officials bracing for dip in ticket sales March 11, 2022 11:56 am Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette The surging price of gasoline has Vicki Skaggs, a Benton office manager, eventually planning on slicing her lottery ticket purchases. She said she normally buys about $20 of lottery tickets every other day, but she's expecting gasoline to rise over $5 …
  • Arkansas lottery takes in $47.2M in January, a drop from revenue a year ago February 12, 2022 9:57 am Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's revenue and the amount raised for college scholarships slipped in January compared with the same month last year, when the lottery's fortunes were bolstered by ticket sales fueled by a $1 billion Mega Millions …
  • Arkansas lottery explores slowly entering digital sales January 31, 2022 10:48 am Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's greatest potential for growth during the next five years is the digital sales of tickets, said Eric Hagler, who has been lottery director since August 2020. But he emphasized there is no specific date on the calendar …
  • Two people win $1 million in Arkansas lottery to start off 2022 January 19, 2022 8:20 pm THV11 - Arkansas In the first month of 2022, Arkansas lottery players have hit it big winning as much as $1 million in cash prizes. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery announced some big wins Wednesday for the first month of 2022, including two people who …
  • Halfway through fiscal year, Arkansas lottery takes in $290M, has nearly $47M set aside for scholarships January 12, 2022 11:14 am Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette Halfway through the current fiscal year, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's revenue is up slightly over the same period in fiscal 2021, while the amount raised for college scholarships is virtually flat. The lottery's performance so far in fiscal …
  • Hutchinson creates committee to recommend best use of federal infrastructure money December 21, 2021 9:00 pm The Center Square (The Center Square) – Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said a new advisory committee will make recommendations on how the state can apply for grants and best use designated funds available from the federal $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. …
  • Arkansas lottery pulls in $47.1M in November revenue, raises $7.2M for scholarships December 11, 2021 10:08 am Arkansas Democrat Gazette The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's total revenue in November rose by about $4 million, or 9%, over the same month a year ago to $47.1 million, but the amount raised for college scholarships dropped by about $1 million, or 12%, to $7.2 million. Scratch- …
  • Illegal-exaction lawsuit targets lack of Arkansas funding for programs on problem gambling December 3, 2021 11:05 am Arkansas Democrat Gazette The Arkansas Racing Commission and the state Department of Finance and Administration have not fulfilled their constitutional duty to establish compulsive-gambling-disorder treatment and educational programs, a lawsuit filed Wednesday claims. Amendment 100 …
  • Birthday numbers prove lucky for Arkansas lottery player who claimed $410k November 5, 2021 10:29 pm THV11 - Arkansas Dopson purchased the winning $1 Natural State Jackpot ticket at Little’s Grocery, located on Haynesville Highway in El Dorado. EL DORADO, Ark. — On Friday, Nov. 5, Catherine Dopson of El Dorado claimed a $410,000 lottery prize at the Arkansas Scholarship …
  • Arkansas lottery officials say lucky player is holding on to a $410,000 ticket sold in El Dorado November 1, 2021 10:22 pm KARK 4 News - Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas Scholarship Lottery officials announced Monday that someone purchased a Natural State Jackpot ticket for last Thursday night’s drawing and is now $410,000 richer. The ticket was purchased at Little’s Grocery in El Dorado, with …
  • 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 …

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