As many as 20 states will combine in the United States to create a new lottery game with multi-million dollar jackpots.
The game is called 'The Monopoly Millionaires Club' and uses a theme borrowed from the popular Monopoly board game.
Winning a major prize is what attracts most players to the lottery.
I put up a poll on the Lotto Life blog a couple of days ago. It was to find out what games are popular among USA readers.
The results are a real shocker.
Kelsey Zachow's $66 million Mega Millions winnings were the largest ever won by a Michigan lottery player on a Friday the 13th. I bet she'll never dislike that date again!
Maybe hate is too strong a word. There's not really much I really hate about anything... so maybe 'annoys me' would be a better term.
This poll from sodahead.com shows some interesting results. Take their quiz.
Are your lottery numbers always losers? North Carolina's new game could be for you.
The $2 draw game, called All or Nothing, will offer chances twice a day to win a top prize of $250,000 and is scheduled to begin Sept. 7. But here's the delightful option...
Video: rsvp magazine
Irish TV National Lottery presenter Brian Ormond was left literally speechless when something went very wrong during his live show on RTE televison on Wednesday evening.
The presenter began by welcoming viewers to the night’s National Lottery draw, when it all just stopped.
Brian told viewers: "You're joining us from RTE Stage B.." but nothing happened after that, with the presenter left looking as mystified as everyone who had tuned in to see if they had hit the jackpot. Thankfully after a few seconds someone had the sense to go to an ad break.
California Lottery spokesman Russ Lopez. Video: abc7 news
The California Lottery wants to make it easier for you to play for a chance at those massive jackpots. Soon you will be able to buy tickets for Mega Millions, Powerball and California SuperLotto Plus at the pump at certain gas stations.
The 'Play At The Pump' pilot program is designed to make playing the lottery 'a real gas.'
You've been meaning to buy some reading glasses for a while, but hey - your eyesight's just fine most times.
Until you tried to read your lottery ticket in front of the tv. Was that a 6 or an 8?
Turns out it was a winning 8, but you'd already screwed up your ticket and binned it.
After the shock discovery, you rushed to the trash and smoothed out your crumpled ticket.