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SD Lottery Commission repeals 1991 restriction on promotions

April 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

Establishments will have more flexibility to promote video play

PIERRE — Managers of video lottery businesses in South Dakota will have a much freer hand to offer promotions as part of a state strategy to increase betting activity and make m…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD Lottery expects less income this year than last

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Lottery is anticipating a slight decrease in revenue this year.

Lottery officials estimate $105.7 million in revenue for the fiscal year ending in June 2014. Last year revenue reached $107.5 million.

Lotto gam…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD Lottery Commission advances gambling study

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — Despite setbacks during the 2014 legislative session, the South Dakota Lottery said Thursday that it will push forward with a study of problem gambling in the state to help convince lawmakers to expand lottery game…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD lottery revenue stands flat

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Players spent slightly less money on South Dakota Lottery games through the first nine months of this budget year than for the same period in 2013.

That would mean less revenue for state government if the trends continue, officials told …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD lottery revenue stands flat

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Players spent slightly less money on South Dakota Lottery games through the first nine months of this budget year than for the same period in 2013.

That would mean less revenue for state government if the trends continue, officials …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SD lottery revenue stands flat

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Players spent slightly less money on South Dakota Lottery games through the first nine months of this budget year than for the same period in 2013.

That would mean less revenue for state government if the trends continue, officials …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lottery discusses losses, lessons of session

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Lottery’s executive director updated an oversight commission Monday on the defeat of two bills the group championed.

Norman Lingle told the Lottery Commission that although the Legislature …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

N.D. Lottery marks 10 years with new ticket scanners to shorten waits

March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – When North Dakotans win the lottery, do they spend the money to soup up their tractors with painted-on flames and gold grills? Hire a butler to serve them cheeseburgers? Send their in-laws away on a year-round trip?

Those are just thr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. Lottery marks 10 years with new ticket scanners to shorten waits

March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – When North Dakotans win the lottery, do they spend the money to soup up their tractors with painted-on flames and gold grills? Hire a butler to serve them cheeseburgers? Send their in-laws away on a year-round trip?

Those are just thr…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Powerball ticket sold in Rapid City worth $10,000

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A Powerball ticket sold in Rapid City is worth $10,000.

State lottery officials say the ticket matched four of five white ball numbers and the Powerball in the Wednesday drawing to win the game’s third prize. The odds of doin…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com