A ticket sold at "First in NH" store on South Broadway in Salem for the Powerball drawing on January 28, 2009 is about to expire. The winning ticket is valued at $10,000.
New Hampshire is the latest state to approve a plan to cross-sell Mega Millions lottery tickets twice a week. The state already sells Powerball twice a week.
The head of the NH Lottery for the past 15 years, Rick Wisler, says he will retire from the agency this February after nearly 35 years of service.
Stephanie Foy has won $1 million in a live NH Lottery drawing in front of a capacity crowd in Manchester. Stephanie Foy’s name was pulled from a drum of approximately 135,000 entrants in the second chance drawing for the “NH Millionaire’s Club.”
"Tri-State Megabucks Plus" has higher starting jackpots - starting at $1m - and better odds at winning. The new game replaces “Tri-State Megabucks,” which had been the first multi-state lottery in the country.
"...We have a mantra for players at the Lottery: 'play responsibly.' It’s a reminder for players that the Lottery is there for their entertainment, not as their retirement plan. A similar caution could be given to state government."
The NH Lottery says it will end the NH Millionaire's Club game in the coming weeks. Despite record sales of the game - and with only 7% of tickets left unscratched - the instant winner of the $1 million prize has yet to turn up.
The NH Lottery says INTRALOT USA has won the contract to upgrade the online ticket machines in all of its 1,250 retail locations by July 2010.
The office pool turned lucky for a group of healthcare workers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, as they hit Powerball for $200,000.
With a scant few tickets left in the "NH Millionaire's Club," people all around the state are still waiting for a million dollar winner to emerge.
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