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  • Fri., July 20, 2012 9:00am
    Georgia Lottery officials on Thursday approved an online ticket system for the first time, with sales expected to begin this fall. The online sales...
  • Thu., April 19, 2012 8:46am
    A Georgia developer is planning to pitch his proposed $1 billion gambling complex to the Georgia Lottery Board. Developer Dan O'Leary is set to...
  • Wed., April 4, 2012 8:30am
    Georgia Lottery officials reported the record Mega Millions jackpot generated $25.2 million for the HOPE scholarship and prekindergarten programs in...
  • Tue., February 7, 2012 4:39pm
    A new report from a non-partisan think-tank recommends overhauling how the state uses lottery funds to pay for pre-kindergarten and college...
  • Wed., January 25, 2012 9:52pm
    State lawmakers are split over how to fix the HOPE college scholarship’s finances, with some pushing an income cap. By 2016, officials project the...
  • Thu., October 27, 2011 3:46pm
    Georgia could generate about $1 billion a year by legalizing three casinos. That's the conclusion of a report the Georgia lottery quietly gave...
  • Sat., July 16, 2011 8:30am
    Georgia Lottery officials say sales have exceeded $3.5 billion for the fourth year in a row. Lottery President and CEO Margaret DeFrancisco said...
  • Thu., June 30, 2011 1:36pm
    The Georgia Lottery Corporation anticipates a $30 to 40 million dollar revenue drop from last year, but its affect on education won’t be known for...
  • Sat., June 4, 2011 7:37am
    Let's try that again. Georgia Lottery officials announced a do-over of Friday’s midday Cash 4 drawing after a ball machine malfunctioned during...
  • Fri., February 25, 2011 3:59pm
    A proposal to expand casino-like video lottery terminals to help fund the HOPE Scholarship program appears to be dead. When Governor Nathan Deal...