Wed., November 28, 2012 4:19pm
The Georgia Lottery started offering online ticket sales for some games on Sunday, a cultural shift in a state where leaders have long opposed expanding gambling. Experts say it’s hard for states to turn away the potential new revenue and resistance to gambling is getting weaker.
Wed., November 28, 2012 8:36am
Authorities say a $49 million winning lottery ticket has been sold in south Georgia. With many lottery players focused on a record $500 Powerball jackpot that has yet to be won, the winning Georgia ticket matched all six numbers from a Tuesday night drawing in another game, Mega Millions.
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 the state.